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US Rabbis: Detention of Invaders Is “Like the Holocaust”

ImmerseNYC’s Rabbi Sara Luria addresses last week’s protest in Lower Manhattan organized by T’ruah. Hundreds of Jews gathered outside of ICE’s offices.

Leftist Jewish group is now calling for the outright abolition of ICE; this piece from a Jewish publication shows just one tiny facet of the massive, crucial, and near-unanimous Jewish support for the invasion of White nations by non-Whites.

AS PRESIDENT TRUMP escalates his rhetoric on undocumented immigrants, saying that those crossing the country’s southern border should be deported immediately without due process or a judicial hearing, Jewish organizations opposed to his zero-tolerance policy are intensifying their activities, up to and including the possibility of civil disobedience.

The civil disobedience may take place in San Diego, where a group of 10 or 15 rabbis led by the pluralistic advocacy group T’ruah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights is planning to join a “full-day, multifaceted mobilization” near the border, as it was described in one email. A spokeswoman for Mijente, the immigrant-led movement organizing the July 2 mobilization, said the day will involve some form of civil disobedience.

Other Jewish organizations have also stepped up their efforts, despite the president’s executive order to end the separation of children and parents, a directive they feel is far less significant than many Americans believe.

“It’s mainly a shift from the separation of families to the wholesale detention of families,” said Rabbi Jason Kimelman-Block, Washington director of Bend the Arc: Jewish Action. “What we’re talking about is the criminalization of all undocumented immigrants,” including many asylum-seekers.

Since the June 20 executive order, T’ruah organized what some of its leaders called a “moral minyan” in Lower Manhattan to protest Trump’s treatment of undocumented immigrants. Held last week outside the New York office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, the gathering drew hundreds of Jews from across the religious spectrum and featured several rabbis and one elected official among its speakers.

The elected official, City Councilman Brad Lander (D-Brooklyn), told protesters that the Torah’s commandments require Jews to “show up” at such moments as this, when children and families are placed in cages inside detention centers. Employing a phrase used by Jewish activists in reference to the Holocaust, Lander said Jews have to “make sure that ‘never again’ means ‘never again.’”

Meanwhile, on the same day as the rally, about 10 rabbis organized by T’ruah, the Reform movement’s Religious Action Center and the Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association joined 40 other interfaith leaders in the border town of McAllen, Texas.

The clerics planned to visit a family detention center in McAllen, but they weren’t allowed to enter once they arrived, said participant Rabbi Jill Jacobs, T’ruah’s executive director. But they did visit a respite center operated by Catholic Charities for migrant families who have been released from detention and are headed to the homes of relatives elsewhere in the country.

“Those are the lucky ones,” Rabbi Jacobs said, adding that the families are primarily asylum-seekers. Other religious leaders who met those families in McAllen included the Rev. Al Sharpton and Rabbi Jonah Pesner, director of the Religious Action Center. Despite their differences, Rabbi Jacobs said, they all went there with the same purpose in mind: “to witness what was happening at the border, to report back to our communities” and to show the migrants that they haven’t been forgotten.

All those organizations are also urging members and supporters to attend major rallies this Saturday in Washington and in more than 130 other cities across the country. Part of a “Families Belong Together” national day of action, the events are being sponsored by such advocacy groups as MoveOn, the Human Rights Campaign and the American Civil Liberties Union. The New York gathering will meet at Foley Square in Lower Manhattan and march across the Brooklyn Bridge to Cadman Plaza.

Protesters at a Jewish rally at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement headquarters in New York City demonstrate against the government’s border separation policy,

Most of the Jewish organizations opposed to the president’s immigration policies are calling for the same things: the reunification of families that have been separated; the end of family detention; and a fair chance for refugees to seek asylum, as required by international law. But Bend the Arc is also calling for the abolition of ICE, which “has acted as a rogue agency,” said Rabbi Kimelman-Block. …

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Source: read the full article at Times of Israel

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3 Comments

  1. Disgusted
    4 July, 2018 at 8:17 am — Reply

    Worth watching for several reasons: explanation of TIME magazine’s knowing and willful separated-from-her-parents (for a moment) photo of crying girl fraud. Producer with a giant audience, Stefan Molyneux, remains unable or unwilling to face who owns the mass media of so called news and entertainment: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sDRlREjA-jw

    Commenting however will likely do no good as there are 1600-plus already.

  2. Sic Semper
    4 July, 2018 at 9:48 am — Reply

    Speaking of burning people alive, As Talmudic media screams about “children being torn from their mothers” by ICE agents feebly attempting to control Western Borders, Israelis actually BURN ALIVE BABIES and taunt the surviving family: https://www.lewrockwell.com/2018/07/phil-giraldi/feeding-the-monster/

    When a Jewish fanatic/Israel settler kills Palestinian children and is protected by his government in so doing, where is the outrage in the U.S. media? Settlers and soldiers kill Palestinians, young and old, with impunity and are almost never punished. They destroy their orchards and livestock to eliminate their livelihoods to drive them out. They bulldoze their homes and villages. The Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency does none of that and is yet subject to nonstop abuse in the mainstream media, so what about Israel?

    A recent story illustrates just how horrible the Israelis can be without any pushback whatsoever coming from Washington objecting to their behavior. As the United States is the only force that can in any way compel Israel to come to its senses and chooses not to do so, that makes U.S. policymakers and by extension the American people complicit in Israel’s crimes.

    The particularly horrible recent account that I am referring to describes how fanatical Jewish settlers burned alive a Palestinian family on the West Bank, including a baby, and then celebrated the deaths while taunting the victims’ surviving family when they subsequently appeared in court. The story was covered in Israel and Europe but insofar as I could determine did not appear in any detail in the U.S. mainstream media.

    Israeli Jewish settlers carried out their shameful deed outside a court in the city of Lod, chanting “’Ali was burned, where is Ali? There is no Ali. Ali is burned. On the fire. Ali is on the grill!” referring to the 18-month old baby Ali Dawabsheh, who was burnt alive in 2015 by Jewish settlers hurling Molotov cocktails into a house in the West Bank town of Duma. Ali’s mother Riham and father Saad also died of their burns and were included in the chanting “Where is Ali? Where is Riham? Where is Saad? It’s too bad Ahmed didn’t burn as well.” Five year-old Ahmed, who alone survived the attack with severe burns, will have scars for the rest of his life.

    The settlers were taunting Ali’s grandfather Hussein Dawabsheh, who accompanied Ahmed, at a preliminary hearing where the court indicted a man who confessed to the murders and a minor who acted as an accomplice. A video of the chanting shows Israeli policemen standing by and doing nothing. The court appearance also revealed that there have been another Molotov cocktail attack by settlers on another Dawabsheh family house in May that may have been an attempt to silence testimony relating to the first attack. Fortunately, the family managed to escape.

    And by all accounts this outrage was not the first incident in which the burning of the Palestinian baby was celebrated. A December 15th wedding video showed settlers engaged in an uproarious party that featured dances with Molotov cocktails and waving knives and guns. A photo of baby Ali was on display and was repeatedly stabbed. A year later, 13 people from what became known as the “murder wedding” were indicted for incitement to terrorism, but as of today no one has actually been punished. Israelis who kill Arabs are rarely indicted or tried. If it is a soldier or policeman that is involved, which occurs all too often, the penalty is frequently either nothing at all a slap on the wrist. Indeed, the snipers who fired on Gazans recently were actually ordered to shoot the unarmed civilians and directed to take out anyone who appeared to be a “leader,” which included medical personnel.

  3. Guest4
    6 July, 2018 at 6:59 pm — Reply

    Big time employers of illegal aliens.

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