Everyone agrees that Sean Spicer’s trivializing reference to Nazi death camps as “Holocaust centers” was inexcusable; that his comment “Hitler didn’t sink to using chemical weapons” was beyond ignorant. But now, after the White House Press Secretary has offered a full mea culpa, the question is what’s next?
For eight years, the State of Israel—and the Jewish people by extension—suffered from an undisguised enemy in the White House. While President Barak Obama seemed to have no difficulty staging Chanukah menorah lightings and the like, these ceremonial nods to the Jewish people were hardly a panacea to the damage being done to Jews worldwide by the continual vilification of Israel at the hands of the President and his staff. Everyone from Obama himself to his Secretaries of State took continual shots at the State of Israel and its Prime Minister fanning anti-Israel sentiments and allowing them to flare up as history’s most recent “reason” for anti-Semitism. Full Story