Pro-Palestinian Activist Blames “Jewish Media” for Her Depiction

By Festival of Faiths from Louisville, United States [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
By Festival of Faiths from Louisville, United States [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
Sarsour is also a vocal supporter of Louis Farrakhan

Linda Sarsour, the pro-Palestinian activist, blamed her controversial reputation entirely on what she termed “;Jewish media.”[/tweetit] She made such comments while sitting on The New School panel in New York City. The subject in question was “Anti-Semitism and the Struggle for Justice.” When she spoke, she glossed over the anti-Semitic issue, instead concentrating on her identity as a Palestinian-American. Sarsour also told the assembled audience she is a strong supporter of the boycott, divestment, and sanctions movement. The latter is made against the Jewish state and tries to isolate the country culturally and economically.

Pro-Palestinian Activist Blames “Jewish Media” for Her Depiction[/tweetthis]

Sarsour, to her credit, could not even pretend to tolerate Israel. She could not stop herself from denouncing Israel and support anyone who holds identical views as herself. This came to the fore when a panelist from an anti-Israel and left-wing Jewish Voice for Peace labeled Louis Farrakhan as an anti-Semite, she was doubly quick to support the leader of Nation of Islam. The activist told the panelist that if one reads what she terms the Jewish media day and night then a slanted view of the world would be a surety. She added that these media houses regularly brand Minister Farrakhan and herself as an existential threat to the Jewish community. If anybody believes these, then they will miss out on a lot.

Farrakhan is a known anti-Semite who once warned that Jews must not forget when God will put them in the ovens, then that time will be forever. He had also praised Hitler, describing the fascist as a great man.

The Muslim activist originally from Brooklyn then took a potshot at President Donald J. Trump, saying that his presence has brought an existential threat to present American governance. She told the audience that she believes every American now lives under a fascist government and unity to fight against it is the need of the hour.

Sarsour urged that the Jewish community must not align with individuals like Pamela Geller or Milo Yiannopolous. Curiously, both of them have protested against Sarsour's speaking presence at The City University of New York. Yiannopoulos termed her a Sharia loving, ticking time bomb and terrorist embracing progressive horror. Geller has branded her as an anti-Semite, pro-Sharia and pro-terror leaning individual. That the two has hit the mark is beyond any doubt.


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