The new black-Jewish civil rights alliance
This rethinking is evident in the efforts of new groups like the Jewish Institute for Liberal Values and the Jewish Leadership Project, as well as in journals such as Sapir and White Rose Magazine.
“A phenomenal publication. We should all take inspiration from the White Rose movement, led by siblings Hans and Sophie Scholl, brave students at Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich, whose peaceful resistance to the Nazis led to their execution.”
Kenneth R. Weinstein, former president + CEO, Hudson Institute
Illiberal wokeness is waging a war on free speech and the Jews
Karen Lehrman Bloch, editor of White Rose magazine, … explained that she founded the new journal to defend the principles of “classical liberalism” after they came under renewed assault from leftists during the Black Lives Matter riots in the summer of 2020. She says her goal is to just promote free discourse but also to uphold the basic principles of the Western canon and aesthetics about the importance of beauty against a leftist movement that is harming both women and Jews that she described as an anti-democratic “cult.”
Karen Lehrman Bloch: The Classical Liberal Who’s Had Enough
March 31, 2022: Lehrman Bloch, who is based in New York City, founded White Rose Magazine, a digital magazine that is dedicated to “fighting extremism, reteaching classical liberalism and exhibiting transcendent art and design,” she said.
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Stand up for true liberalism or bow down to fascism – opinion
MAY 6, 2021: No progress ever stems from lies, violence and cowardice. What elevates and what destroys is the question that every generation has faced, and right now we are allowing the destroyers free rein.
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In this age of leftist illiberalism, I’m standing up for the truth
MAY 7, 2021: When the history of this period is written, it will include people who resorted to violence when nonviolence would have moved mountains; people who resorted to lies when they had the truth on their side; people who watched silently when their bravery was needed.
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Arts & Letters Daily
March 17, 2021: A consensus has emerged on the right and the left, among the regressive populists and the progressive populists: liberals are the villains…
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The Need for Classic Liberal Values
by Karen Lehrman Bloch
In 1942, a group of students at the University of Munich formed an intellectual resistance group called the WeiBe Rose — White Rose. The group’s aim was to urge Germans to resist and overturn the Nazi regime; in the process, they exposed the Nazis’ crimes for all the world to see.
Led by Hans Scholl, his sister Sophie, Alexander Schmorell, and Christoph Probst, the group distributed leaflets throughout Germany, and engaged in other acts of sabotage and resistance, such as writing “Freedom” and “Down with Hitler” on walls throughout Munich.
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