Phoenix: Jews Draw Crowd of Six at “Dreamers” Rally
Jews consistently support anyone and anything that results in the displacement and replacement of Whites.
TWO DAYS AGO at the “Cesar Chavez Memorial Plaza” in downtown Phoenix, Jewish groups joined with other non-White advocates for illegal invaders to, as they put it, “stand in solidarity” with “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals” (DACA) program recipients — illegal non-White invaders who have been given a catchy name to garner sympathy and money from gullible Whites. The Jews organizing the rally blamed the low turnout on “gloomy weather.” According to Jewish News:
. . .those in attendance at the “Jews for Dreamers” rally were cautiously optimistic, buoyed by the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision not to address DACA for now, effectively leaving it in place. Rally speaker Larry Levi Sandigo, an attorney and the advocacy chair for the American Immigration Lawyers Association Arizona Chapter, noted that the court’s decision represented a short-term victory for DACA recipients.
The rally was organized by AJ Frost, operations director and assistant to the president and dean of Valley Beit Midrash (VBM), who said it was the first initiative of a new project called Arizona Jewish Social Justice Action. The event was timed to correspond with the expected last day for DACA renewals to be filed. The fact that this date came just before Purim, Frost said, was particularly appropriate.
Purim is a holiday in which the Jews celebrate killing their enemies, and the betrayal of a Gentile leader by a Jewess, Esther, who pretended not to be Jewish to engineer the deaths.
“Jews as a community, we know what it’s like when the government or some administrator is like, ‘Hey, this type of people, we got to kick them out,’” Frost said. “We thought it was important to show support and solidarity with the Dreamers as a community.”
The significance of the date was noted by other Jewish rally attendees as well.
“In the Jewish calendar, this is a particularly poignant and important time in our year because this is the time of Ta’anit Ester [the Fast of Esther],” said Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz, president and dean of VBM. “This is the time where Mordechai instructed Esther that we need to raise our voices in the street against xenophobia.”
Petra Falcon, executive director of Promise Arizona (PAZ), also spoke at the rally. She said she was happy that the court’s decision demonstrated “we are a country based on democratic values,” though she stressed the provisional nature of the decision.
“A temporary fix is not good enough because nobody deserves to live with that cloud over their head,” Falcon said. “Two years is not freedom. We’re going to fight for something permanent. We don’t know what it will look like, but we know that it’s not about building a wall, or more guns on the street through law enforcement. We’re really proud to be standing today with our Jewish brothers and sisters because this is about human dignity.”
Heather Ross, a Jewish Democratic candidate for U.S. Congress in Arizona’s 6th Congressional District, also spoke, quoting the Emma Lazarus poem featured on the Statue of Liberty’s pedestal and discussing her own family’s immigrant experience.
Emma Lazarus was a Jewess whose “poem” celebrating the bringing of biological refuse to American shores was tacked on to the Statue of Liberty (which was intended to symbolize freedom, not immigration, by its creators) in a deliberate attempt to change its meaning in the minds of the public.
“America is America because of all of the threads that are woven together to make our democracy work,” Ross said. “Right now, a lot of us in America feel like those threads of democracy are unraveling a little bit. We’re polarized. We’re tribalized and people don’t feel represented. But I’m here to tell you today that our Dreamers weave the richest threads into the fabric of America.”
Sandigo stressed the need to not let Monday’s court victory lead to complacency, pointing with dismay to a Supreme Court ruling made on the same day of the rally that allows the government to detain immigrants indefinitely without a custody hearing, even if they’re permanent residents. He suggested a number of ways concerned citizens could help DACA recipients, such as donating to a Promise Arizona fund that helps pay the $495 renewal fee.
Frost said he was happy with the diverse turnout despite the weather. He’s already hard at work planning future events for the new social justice start-up.
“The Jewish community, for thousands of years, felt an existential pain where we didn’t know what tomorrow would bring,” Frost said. “The czar might come in and have a pogrom tomorrow. I’m not saying that there are pogroms going on in America right now, but if you look at what went on with Sheriff Joe [Arpaio], where he would go into these communities and terrorize people, we know this fear. This is just the first step of hopefully many to come.”
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Source: Jewish News