UK Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis: calling someone a Nazi can “never ever” be defended as “free speech” - [PEACE] [MINISTRY]
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Tue Jan 22 13:57:00 PST 2019
Learn today about this one amazing tribe who oppose using "Nazi"
as an ad-hom char slur now they've realized they beat that horse to
death against the goy and are now desperate to reclaim the power
"Hitler" once had. Hashtag https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Godwin%27s_law
So(ap), “I'm so so saddened and troubled by” this that I'm literally
shaking the superlative adjectives of surprised emphasis off my brain.
The Jewish Chronicle:
Chief Rabbi says Soubry abuse highlights dangers of social media
… In an appearance on (((Emma Barnett)))’s Radio 5 Live show, the
Chief Rabbi said he had watched the video clip – that went viral –
of a group of protesters verbally abusing Ms Soubry “so many
times”, saying he was “so saddened and also troubled by it.”
Asked by Ms Barnett if the use of the word “Nazi” by the
demonstrators could be defended under free speech laws, the Chief
Rabbi said: “Never, ever.”
In an apparent condemnation of the police’s failure to take
immediate action, he said: “I’m so surprised [such speech] was
allowed to continue.”
… “This is just an indication of some of the discourse that is
taking place today and we cannot allow it to get out of control.”
… “And these words are having an enormous impact on people. If only
people would think better [of le holohoax] before they actually
sent messages out. Because there is so much hate being expressed.”
The Chief Rabbi then cited the 19th century Rabbi Israel Salanter,
who had written of the need to exercise caution before speaking
Police are investigating whether any criminal offence was committed
after Ms Soubry was branded a Nazi by Brexit protesters outside
parliament earlier this month.
During a discussion on the BBC, people off-camera could be heard
shouting “Soubry is a Nazi”.
… Also during his appearance on Ms Barnett’s show on Monday, the
Chief Rabbi was asked about the continued impasse within the
Labour Party over antisemitism.
The Chief Rabbi said he was “deeply concerned” the party was still
failing to take “antisemitism seriously enough.”
… “They’ve said some impressive things but we need to see the
Chief Rabbi Declares That Calling People Nazis “Can Never
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