Alan Dershowitz Praises UC Berkeley Chancellor for Condemnation of Anti-Semitic Cartoon

Washington Free Beacon | 10/25/2017 | Rachel Frommer
trainmantrainman (Posted by) Level 3
Click For Photo:

Alan Dershowitz praised the chancellor of the University of California-Berkeley for her condemnation of the student paper's publication of an "anti-Semitic" cartoon depicting the famous lawyer, and called for the cartoonist to be fired.

"There must be a single standard for criticizing all forms of bigotry. The chancellor would have criticized a racist, sexist, homophobic, or anti-Muslim cartoon. [Carol Christ] was right to criticize the anti-Semitic one," Dershowitz told the Washington Free Beacon.

Drawing - Daily - Californian - Dershowitz - Case

The drawing in the Daily Californian shows Dershowitz touting the "liberal case for Israel," a popular line of the Harvard Law School professor. But, out of view of Dershowitz's cartoon audience, he is drawn abusing Palestinian activists, one squashed underneath his foot, the other bleeding in Dershowitz's hand, shot by miniature a soldier labeled "IDF," or Israel Defense Force.

Christ's letter to the editor, first published by the Daily Wire, read:


To the editor:

Your recent editorial cartoon targeting Alan Dershowitz was offensive, appalling, and deeply disappointing. I condemn its publication. Are you aware that its anti-Semitic imagery connects to the centuries-old "blood libel" that falsely accused Jews of engaging in ritual murder? I cannot recall anything...
(Excerpt) Read more at: Washington Free Beacon
Wake Up To Breaking News!
Why do democrats never have to face the reality of what's on the ground, like 2000 years of marriage.
Sign In or Register to comment.

Welcome to Long Room!

Where The World Finds Its News!