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On Tree of Life shooting anniversary, liberal US Jews mourn alone over Hamas atrocities

Amanda Berman, founder of a progressive Zionist group called Zioness, believes there are two main reasons why Jews in the United States are not being shown as much solidarity as they were after the Pittsburgh shooting. “First of all, Americans love to politicize antisemitism by pointing to their perceived ideological enemies and accusing them of hosting it, without ever being willing to confront it in our own spaces,” Berman said. “So it was easy for people to call out white supremacist attacks in Pittsburgh, like it was when neo-Nazis marched in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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