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Schumer stabs Israel in the back with disgraceful remarks

Schumer stabs Israel in the back with disgraceful remarks

I’ve known Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) since we were schoolmates at PS 197 and James Madison High School in Brooklyn. The high school boasts an impressive number of Jewish graduates who went on to become leaders in their fields of endeavor, from entertainers and sports stars to Nobel Prize winning scientists and well-known public officials, including Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. That personal connection made it especially painful for me to watch Sen. Schumer stab Israel in the back in his public remarks on March 14.  Sen. Schumer said that the elected Israeli government led by Benjamin Netanyahu “no longer fits the needs of Israel.” He called the government “an obstacle to peace,” and demanded new elections. He threatened that if the Netanyahu-led coalition remains in power, “then the United States will have no choice but to play a more active role in shaping Israeli policy by using our leverage to change the present course.”   With these words, Chuck Schumer, who styles himself the “Shomer” or guardian of the Jewish people, crossed …

Illinois man kills six-year-old Muslim boy and stabs mother in hate crime | Illinois

A 71-year-old man in Plainfield, Illinois, has been charged with murder and a hate crime after stabbing a child and his mother because they were Muslims in an attack that killed a six-year-old boy and left the adult seriously wounded. In a statement posted to the Will county sheriff’s office social media page, law enforcement responded to an emergency call made by a 32-year-old woman who alleged her landlord had attacked her with a knife. The Will county sheriff’s office said: “Detectives were able to determine that both victims in this brutal attack were targeted by the suspect due to them being Muslim and the ongoing Middle Eastern conflict involving Hamas and the Israelis.” On the scene, officers found the 71-year-old suspect sitting upright on the ground near the home’s driveway and inside found two stabbing victims, a 32-year-old woman and 6-year-old boy who each suffered over a dozen stab wounds to their chest, torso and arms. The suspect was identified as 71-year-old Joseph M Czuba and police said he was the property’s landlord. “Joseph …