[Marxism] What are the origins/ reasons for the emergence of right-wing Jewish intellectuals in America?

Debordagoria phantasmagorias at yahoo.com
Thu Jan 19 14:46:23 MST 2006


Is anyone else nonplussed by Yoshie's claim that U.S.
Jews are to the left off ALL other racial and ethnic
groups in the country on the subject of Israel and
Palestine?
Michael D.

--- Yoshie Furuhashi <furuhashi.1 at osu.edu> wrote:

> Junaid wrote;
> 
> > It's just an unavoidable 800lb. gorilla in the
> middle of the room;  
> > every major newspaper I read, the most anti-left,
> anti-humanist,  
> > opinion pieces are written by right-wing Jews.
> 
> It's possible that Jews are overrepresented among
> right-wing  
> intellectuals, but they are even more
> overrepresented among left-wing  
> as well as centrist intellectuals, in comparison to
> their actual  
> proportion in the US population.  Jews are like many
> older strains of  
> Asian Americans, or rather older strains of Asian
> Americans were  
> luckily able to follow the Jewish path to upward
> mobility.
> 
> Especially if adjusted for their income and wealth
> (usually, the  
> lower a group's income is, more to the left their
> opinion is, and the  
> average Jewish income is among the highest in the
> USA), I believe  
> Jews in America are more to the left of all other
> racial and ethnic  
> groups in this country, including on the question of
> Israel and  
> Palestine.


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