Does “New York Values” Mean “Jewish Values?”

Here is the sort of thing New York Jews apparently obsess over. In the New Republic, Jeet Heer writes:

When Cruz accused Donald Trump of having New York values, there was a debate about whether this was an anti-Semitic dog whistle. Writing in The New Yorker, Adam Gopnik insisted that Cruz’s words were innocent of bigotry against the Jews, arguing, “One thing that is striking is what Cruz did not mean. For decades, centuries, the accusation of being ‘very New York’ or ‘too New York’ or ‘having New York values’ meant, simply and frankly, too Jewish. … For the first time in modern history, a right-wing opportunist has attacked New York values without being even subliminally anti-Semitic.”

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