The curious views of Howard Gutman on anti-Semitism

Who said, "A distinction should be made between traditional anti-Semitism, which should be condemned, and Muslim hatred for Jews, which stems from the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinians?"  Was it a spokesperson for Hamas or the Muslim Brotherhood?  Or perhaps the United Nations Human Rights Council made this statement in one of their infamous resolutions denouncing the state of Israel?  No, the speaker was the current United States Ambassador to Belgium, Howard Gutman. And our most esteemed Ambassador delivered this rancid jumble of hate to a stunned audience at a major Jewish conference on anti-Semitism organized by the European Jewish Union (EJU). No one could make this up.  From Ynetnews we learn: Earlier, Gutman also presented participants with a short video clip showing him received with warm applause at a Muslim school in Brussels. While he did not mention what prompted the warm reception, his message was that this is the kind of welcome...(Read Full Post)