Antisemitism: still with us

Somewhere in a Bible — ours or others and maybe all — is this warning: “The poor are always with us.” I don’t know which “us” that refers to, but for the “us” I know best, it’s antisemitism that is always with us.”
How sad. But how true! And every week, there’s a new one. I’ve kept a lot of them in order to run a list here. When I see them as a collection, I get angrier than ever. So here they are:
MIKO GRIMES is the wife of former NFL (Miami Dolphins) Brent Grimes. In an Instagram story, she cites DeSean Jackson, who voiced a Jewish plan to dominate the world. She said, “You stole the religion. Jewish people were Black.” When called on these comments, she cited Louis Farrakhan, who called Jews “fake Hebrews” who own the banks, the media and all of Hollywood.
RICHARD KYLEA COWIE, Jr., is a British songwriter, DJ, record producer and rapper (stage name: Wiley). His tweets, out of East London, claim (in addition to the “usual” stuff about Jews and money, such as appears above) that the Jewish community has always been connected to the Ku Klux Klan and said of Israel: “Some people have gotten too comfortable on lands that don’t belong to them.”
RODNEY MUHAMMAD, president of the NAACP in Philadelphia, posted the old, offensive caricature of hook-nosed man in a kippah on his Facebook page, and with it quoted something falsely attributed to the French philosopher Voltaire: “To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize.” When criticized himself (by Blacks and Pennsylvania officials), he said he didn’t realize the image was offensive to Jewish people.
AHMAD DARALDIK, student government president at Florida State University, who grew up in Ramallah before coming to the U.S. for prep school and college. His many antisemitic public statements came after he was appointed to replace a Catholic student who publicly spoke against both transgenderism and abortion. On media posts, he wrote “F*Israel” and used “stupid Jew” to caption this fake image: an alleged Israeli IDF soldier stepping on a young girl.
JAKE MORPHOIOS uses social media to spread conspiracy theories, minimize the Holocaust, and support BDS. “Jews only make up 1% of the U.S.A.,” he says. “Why are we okay with the 1% having so much power? Because most of our politicians, including Donald Trump, are in the pockets of the Zionist machine…The Jewish-controlled Council on Foreign Relations writes U.S. policy…and Trump has sold us out to Israel and the Zionist-Globalist agenda.”
ICE CUBE, the rapper born O’Shea Jackson, sent 5.3 million followers on Twitter the message that Jews are responsible for African American oppression. “Hebrew Israelites were slaves in Ancient Egypt,” he said. “Clearly they are a black people.” His message echoes that of the Nation of Islam: Black people, not present-day Jews, are the true descendants of the Biblical Israelites.
All the above are among those who have earned their places in the online weekly “Hall of Shame” of StopAn, whose mission is “to expose antisemites, hold them accountable, and create consequences for their bigoted actions by demonstrating the threat they present to all Americans, and showing how their radical ideologies conflict with American values, morals, and principles.”
This organization invites everyone to “Help us fight antisemitism and stay up to date!” Its telephone hotline: 1-877-411–4283 (HATE), is open for calls and texts, any time, from anywhere, by anyone wanting to report any kind of antisemitism. (It does recommend that eyewitnesses to any emergency situation call 911 immediately.) Its physical headquarters are located on the fifth floor of 1146 19th Street NW, Washington, DC 20036; online messages are always welcomed at
I receive weekly updates about individuals like the above. These are for education only: presented for reading, learning, and to encourage reporting of wrongs whenever seen, heard about or personally encountered anywhere, in any form. Will you join me?

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