A rainbow of reasons for violence against Jews

Violence against Jews is on the rise. And so are excuses for it, as a couple of recent examples (among a rapidly growing list) demonstrate. This past summer, “Free Palestine” was spray painted on a synagogue in Wuppertal, Germany. A couple of days later the synagogue was firebombed. On Thursday, the perpetrators of these crimes were sentenced to a few hours of community service. And the judge had quite a statement to make about the three jihadists who committed these acts, noting that what they did had nothing to do with anti-Semitism and everything to do with trying to bring “attention to the Gaza conflict.” Oh. I see. Not to be outdone by some judge in Germany, a couple of days later President Obama went on record with a stunning (and not in a good way) description of the terror attacks against Jews at Hyper Cacher supermarket in Paris last month, saying:  “It is entirely legitimate for the American people to be deeply concerned when...(Read Full Post)