Interesting story in Newsweek:
“Rabbis countrywide are expected to begin a “pilgrimage” to the southern border on Monday to protest the Trump administration’s “unacceptable” treatment of migrants.
In a statement sent to Newsweek, Rabbi Miriam Terlinchamp of Temple Sholom in Cincinnati said that the “increased militarization of our borders and zero-tolerance policies” have created the conditions for a “humanitarian disaster affecting immigrants and asylum seekers.”
“These policies violate every principle of decency, justice and compassion that we hold as Jews,” Terlinchamp said. “We are making this sacred journey to call on our government to stop the unacceptable practice of imprisoning immigrant minors, and ensure protection for those seeking refuge within our borders.” …”
“The time has [come] to bring an end to the outrageous practices that keep asylum seekers and immigrant teens mired in desperate poverty or locked in prison camps. This pilgrimage is a fulfillment of our obligation as religious leaders to support the most vulnerable among us, and an acknowledgement of the immigrant identity embedded in our own Jewish heritage.” …
What do you think set Robert Bowers off?
Why do you think he associated the invasion by the caravans with synagogues and groups like HIAS? In other news, there is a video game circulating called Angry Goy II. Where do people like Robert Bowers read about this? They’re reading about it in Vocativ and Newsweek.
This offensive video game allows players to kill Jews, gay men and others… and is being promoted by neo-Nazis on Gab pic.twitter.com/mP7SuYAxvQ
— Vocativ (@vocativ) November 13, 2018
They’re going to the border … to WELCOME and IDENTIFY THEMSELVES with the caravans!
It has only been like two weeks since Pittsburgh. All I can say is that these people need to sit down for a session with some of the Alt-Right’s leading optometrists. Can you say bad optics?