But The Kvetcher blog, endlessly searching for ways to further charm the wider Jewish community, has come up with a new perspective:
I recently read "Esau's Tears: Modern Anti-Semitism and the Rise of the Jews"
I wanted to share something from the book about a woman often referenced by the open borders movement, Emma Lazarus, the Jewish author of The New Colossus.
Lazarus might have had compassion for "the wretched refuse" but she didn't extend it to the Eastern European Orthodox. Rather, according to Lindemann,
Too wretched even for Emma Lazarus June 4 2010She suggested that another place, not America, should be found for that unappealing "mass of semi-Orientals, Kabbalists, and Hassidim." (p.377)Can you imagine such prejudice today, when they are doing so well?
Emma Lazarus, meet Elena Kagan