I recently offered a music-driven program at the National Women’s Studies Association. I was reminded of why I left the feminist movement in particular, and the Left in general – unchecked and rampant racism against Jews. I contemplated the similarities between violence against women and Jews – in particular, in the case of domestic violence, and even more specifically, in the case of domestic violence in my home, with which I was intimately acquainted. There is a lot to say here, but I just wanted to jot my thoughts down before I forget to write about this. There is the cycle of destruction and the peaceful period that follows, but you’re always on guard, waiting for the next round to happen. And it does.
Parallels between the Cycles of Violence against Women and Jews