More vile anti-Semitism from the radical Left mainstream media. It’s no wonder attacks on Jews are at record levels.
Quick note: Tech giants are shutting us down. You know this. Twitter, LinkedIn, Google Adsense, Pinterest permanently banned us. Facebook, Google search et al have shadow-banned, suspended and deleted us from your news feeds. They are disappearing us. But we are here. We will not waver. We will not tire. We will not falter, and we will not fail. Freedom will prevail.
Subscribe to Geller Report newsletter here — it’s free and it’s critical NOW when informed decision making and opinion is essential to America's survival. Share our posts on your social channels and with your email contacts. Fight the great fight.
Remember, YOU make the work possible. If you can, please contribute to Geller Report.
Replace the word “Jews” with that of any other minority. The reason you can’t imagine it is because it would never be considered up for debate on the BBC.
Neither should have this. pic.twitter.com/zC2jdM33NM
— StandWithUsUK (@StandWithUsUK) March 2, 2021
Anger over “ridiculous” BBC panel discussion on whether Jews are ethnic minority
BBC Politics Live also asked if Jews should be included in Census – and whether some Jews’ success means they should no longer be seen as ethnic minority
By JC.com, March 2nd, 2021
PinkNews CEO Benjamin Cohen has expressed his anger after today’s Politics Live on BBC2 discussed whether Jews should be classified as an ethnic minority.
The panel of four non-Jews each offered their view on the subject, with Mr Cohen commenting as a guest.
After the programme he tweeted: “I’ve just been on the BBC’s Politics Live where the BBC literally just asked four non-Jews if they agreed with me that Jews are an ethnic minority. Imagine if I was Black and four white people were asked to judge if I was a member of an ethnic minority. It would be as offensive.”
He went on to criticise the “bizarre suggestion” made by host Jo Coburn (who is herself Jewish) that due to their political success, Jews don’t need “recognition in the same way as others.”
The BBC panel comprised Conservative MP Lee Rowley, Spectator columnist Kate Andrews, Labour life peer Lord Wood and Miatta Fahnbulleh from the New Economics Foundation.
The discussion, which also asked if Jews should be included in the forthcoming Census as a separate category, was prompted by a tweet posted on Saturday by Labour Deputy Leader Angela Rayner, which congratulated new Scottish Labour leader Anas Sarwar as “the first ever ethnic minority leader of a political party anywhere in the UK.”
Mr Cohen responded at the time: “I guess Jews don’t count Angela? You were first elected in a general election fought by a Jewish Labour leader”, in reference to Ed Miliband.
Ms Coburn asked: “Benjamin, isn’t there a wider point that actually perhaps the fact that Angela Rayner didn’t immediately recognise previous Jewish political leaders in her tweet underlines the fact that many Jews have succeeded in reaching high political office, and therefore don’t need to be seen as a group needing recognition in the same way as others?”
He replied: “We face antisemitism and racism very clearly. We’ve just seen that with the many years of racism and antisemitism within the Labour party.
“So to suggest that Jews don’t face racism, and therefore we’ve reached such a high office that we’re not an ethnic minority is frankly ridiculous.
“Frankly the notion of this debate is ridiculous.”
He added: “It’s not the case that Jews have reached such high positions in society they don’t face discrimination.
“The Holocaust is still in living memory, and whether you practiced or you were not practising you still faced murder by the Nazis.”
Have a tip we should know? Your anonymity is NEVER compromised. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Truth Must be Told
Your contribution supports independent journalism
Please take a moment to consider this. Now, more than ever, people are reading Geller Report for news they won't get anywhere else. But advertising revenues have all but disappeared. Google Adsense is the online advertising monopoly and they have banned us. Social media giants like Facebook and Twitter have blocked and shadow-banned our accounts. But we won't put up a paywall. Because never has the free world needed independent journalism more.
Everyone who reads our reporting knows the Geller Report covers the news the media won't. We cannot do our ground-breaking report without your support. We must continue to report on the global jihad and the left's war on freedom. Our readers’ contributions make that possible.
Geller Report's independent, investigative journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce. But we do it because we believe our work is critical in the fight for freedom and because it is your fight, too.
Please contribute here.
Make a monthly commitment to support The Geller Report – choose the option that suits you best.