Native Rabbi reacts to Kanye’s feedback about Hitler and Jews

SACRAMENTO – Kanye West has made a collection of antisemitic feedback in current weeks, together with praising Hitler in an interview with conspiracy theorist Alex Jones on Thursday. His remarks led to his suspension from social media platforms, his expertise company dropping him, and corporations like Adidas reducing ties with him. The sportswear producer has additionally launched an investigation into his conduct.

Kanye’s conduct has prompted many to ask: Is that this the results of psychological sickness, or is it anti-semitism?

We spoke to a neighborhood rabbi, Mona Alfi, about her response to Kanye’s anti-semitic feedback and she or he stated her preliminary response to any of his anti-semitic feedback is “profound disappointment and frustration.”  

About holding Kanye accountable, she stated that psychological sickness does not excuse hate in direction of Jews.

“Being bipolar doesn’t make you anti-semitic,” she stated. 

She additionally stated that elected leaders also needs to be held accountable for making related statements to Kanye. 

She went on to say: “I am undecided [what] may be finished on the federal stage, notably as a result of there are various members of Congress who’ve made related anti-semitic statements. It isn’t simply anti-semitic whenever you quote Hitler. That is an ideology stuffed with hatred and oppression of people who find themselves non-white. I’m conscious of how I look — many Jews in America are light-skinned. However the actuality is to a white supremacist, a jew will not be thought-about white.”


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