January 14, 2017
Can you imagine going around defending the actions of your ancestors 1500 years ago?
The Anti-Defamation League called on the Huffington Post’s Arabic-language edition to remove a blog post claiming a Jewish woman poisoned the Prophet Muhammad with arsenic.
The ADL has been urging the site to take down the article since shortly after it was published Nov. 29, the organization said in a press release on Thursday.
“It is troubling that an anti-Semitic screed cleared The Huffington Post’s editorial review process and that our concerns so far have been ignored,” said ADL CEO Jonathan Greenblatt. “We call on The Huffington Post to immediately remove this offensive entry and to ensure that the proper safeguards are in place so that the Arabic site is free of anti-Semitism and incitement against Jews.”
I guess their argument would be that this stirs up hatred against them in modern times.
But obviously, that is wrong. No one cares about what the Jews were doing over a thousand years ago. No one even cares what the Jews were doing a year ago. What matters, and why people hate the Jews, is what they are doing now.