As Jewish historians, we see only one path forward — Trump must be removed from office

Several Jewish Studies faculty members add name to Jewish Studies Activist Network's statement on the Capitol assault

US Capitol Building

by David N. Myers and Todd Presner

As scholars of Jewish studies, we are deeply attuned to the convulsions of modern history. We are also cautious about making historical analogies that smooth over the rough crevices of the past. And yet, after witnessing Wednesday’s attempted putsch at the Capitol, it is impossible not to be reminded of the grave dangers of complicity, both active and passive, with an unhinged and egomaniacal autocrat. We know well how such forms of complicity proved deadly to Jews in the 20th century.

Read the entire statement and see the list of scholars by clicking on the link below.