“Getting to know each other and seeing each other as human beings—with families, with lives—it was eye-opening to me,” said Natalie Zacks, who moved to Israel in 2008 from Detroit.
Civil servant Michael Blume defends allegations of impropriety by going on the offensive against his Jewish accusers. The established German Jewish community supports him, demonstrating a partisan rift. Now, allegations of corruption have surfaced.
What remains up for debate is how much, if at all, Eric Zemmour's Jewish identity plays a role in his positions, popularity and electability among Jews and non-Jews alike.