- Rosen's initial post does indeed imply that anti-semites are correct in labelling him a Jew, but it doesn't imply that they are correct simpliciter; nor does it imply that it is merely their identification of him as Jewish that renders them anti-semites. Thus, nowhere in Rosen's argument does it say, as Atzmon states, that those who identify him as a Jew are 'hate mongers'. Presumably the hate mongers would be those who identify him as a Jew and have a problem with that.
- Rosen's argument concerns whom he will turn to if there were a progrom. It doesn't imply that there will be a pogrom, or that such a thing is at all likely. Therefore, to attack him by saying that there won't be a pogrom is somewhat fallacious; you can't render a conditional false by attacking the antecedent, only the consequent.
- Atzmon's reasons for thinking there won't be a pogrom, in any case, is based on a small, very strange sample. I doubt he has many 'Jewish friends', for one, and those whom he does have are unlikely to be representative of Jews as a whole.
- Atzmon claims that "to Rosen, the Left is primarily a Jewish shelter." This is a bizarre and mistaken piece of eisegesis. Nowhere does Rosen say that this is the Left's primary purpose, merely that it is, or should be, one of its purposes. And why not?
In the interests of openness, here is Atzmon's response on Twitter: