What is says to me is that when young Muslim representatives make antisemitic comments, progressives make heroes out of them, but if a young Jewish representative says something offensive, no one will bother to “call him in” or try to educate him. Religious Muslims are children to be endlessly celebrated and apologized for; religious Jews are evil and don’t deserve to sit in government. Quite consistent with how people at Mondoweiss think, actually, given how many how posted excerpts from Israel Shahak about how bad religious Judaism is; I mean, YoniFalic, who was banned from Twitter for antisemitic posting, is free to post here.
One day, Phil, you’ll reflect on how you helped encourage antisemitism, which is rising all over the world. Today, a new poll in France came out indicating that 1 in 5 French Jewish university students have been the victim of a violent antisemitic attack. https://www.jta.org/quick-reads/9-in-10-french-jewish-students-report-suffering-campus-anti-semitism-poll-finds
If Kalman Yeger can’t be on an immigration committee because he doesn’t believe that Palestine exists, Ilhan Omar should not be on the House Foreign Affairs committee if she believes that Jews can’t support a strong US-Israel relationship without being dually loyal.