Pence said Jews "rose up from the ashes to resurrect themselves," imagery also used by Israeli politicians.
Obama also defended his decision to allow a U.N. resolution critical of Israeli settlements.
Republicans and conservatives say that it is reductive to believe that Pence shapes his views solely according to the tenets of his faith.
Experts cited examples where non-Jews in America spontaneously came to the defense of Jews.
Jewish men and boys should examine the specific Jewish lessons we learn about sex and power, writes a rabbi who works with teens.
Several other pro-Palestinian groups also boycotted Saturday's march, citing Johansson's support of West Bank settlements when she served as spokeswoman for the Israeli company SodaStream.
Jewish workplaces must have a culture of respect that begins at the top, writes the vice president of the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation.
Jews were once called "undesirable" and "un-American," language that recalls a remark President Trump reportedly used during a meeting on immigration.
A community that welcomed the release of one of its own should partner with other groups to improve our justice system, writes the head of an Orthodox outreach congregation in New York.
Monicka Schaefer is known for posting a YouTube video in 2016 in which she called the Holocaust the most "persistent lie in all of history."