Friday, May 17, 2019

What did Rashida Tlaib say about the Holocaust? It’s probably not what you think

https://www.timesofisrael.com/what-did-rashida-tlaib-say-about-the-holocaust-its-probably-not-what-you-think/

Republican lawmakers like Rep. Lee Zeldin were criticized, deservedly, for distorting Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s comments about the Holocaust by suggesting she said that she gets a “calming feeling” when she thinks about the genocide.
If you read or listen to the Michigan Democrat’s comments, it is crystal clear that she said no such thing. The Republican pile-on, joined by US President Donald Trump, is a further weaponization of anti-anti-Semitism, this time based on a comment that the target never made.
But it’s not just Republicans who appeared to distort Tlaib’s now notorious remarks. It was the ostensibly nonpartisan Jewish commentariat and media as well, in which I will include our own site, the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, and take full responsibility.

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  1. Kalonymus AnonymusMay 19, 2019 at 6:51 PM

    Uruguay Jewish community ending their galus
    https://www.haaretz.com/world-news/americas/.premium-uruguay-s-dwindling-jewish-community-falls-victim-to-its-zionist-spirit-1.7248801

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