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7. Who invited blood moons', racist, anti-Semitic Rev John Hagee?
Tue Nov 14, 2023, 03:40 PM
Nov 2023

Hagee will be addressing the rally, even though no other Jewish clergy members are on the speakers’ list.

“Contrary to what I was told, Pastor John Hagee will be speaking at today’s rally. I am horrified that he was given this platform. His history of hateful comments should disqualify him from decent company, much less from speaking on stage. He is not welcome and should not speak,” tweets Americans for Peace Now president Hadar Susskind.

Rabbi Josh Weinberg, the vice president of the Union for Reform Judaism for Israel tells The Times of Israel that he was surprised by Hagee’s inclusion and did not know who invited him to speak.

Weinberg asserts that it was still important for him and other progressive Jews to participate in today’s event, but laments that Hagee, “does not reflect the values of our movement to put it mildly.”

https://www.timesofisrael.com/liveblog_entry/jewish-progressive-groups-fume-over-platforming-of-controversial-pastor-at-pro-israel-dc-rally/

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