‘I think we’re in Germany back in the 1930s’: Rudy Giuliani says anti-Semitic attacks in the US are a response to Joe Biden’s ‘march to socialism’ and would never have happened under Donald Trump
- The US has seen a wave of attacks amid renewed Israel Palestine conflict
- Rudy Giuliani said ‘this should not happen in America’ as he blamed Biden
- The former New York mayor said it is a ‘very big sign of how bad things are’
Rudy Giuliani says the wave of anti-Semitic attacks in the US in the wake of the renewed Israel Palestine conflict is reminiscent of Germany in the 1930s.
The former Mayor of New York said the violence would not have happened under Donald Trump and is a response to the ‘march to socialism’ of the Joe Biden administration.
Pro-Palestinian protesters have beaten up Jewish people and chanted ‘death to Jews’ in ugly scenes which Giuliani said is the ‘biggest story in the country’.
Rudy Giuliani says the wave of anti-Semitic attacks in the US in the wake of the renewed Israel Palestine conflict is reminiscent of Germany in the 1930s
Giuliani told Newsmax: ‘This should not happen in America… This is a very dangerous thing we’re watching.
‘That’s a very big sign of how bad things are and how fast we’re moving toward the wrong kind of government. I mean, a really fundamental change in our way of life.
‘I watch the videos and I think we’re in Germany, back in the ’30s.’
Giuliani emphasized that the Jewish community in the US are not responsible for the actions of the Israeli government and are often opposed to their tactics.
He said he has long supported Jews who he said are ‘too much a part of America, they built America too much – too much respect for them’.
Giuliani emphasized that the Jewish community in the US are not responsible for the actions of the Israeli government and are often opposed to their tactics
He added that Palestinians are ‘trained in their schools to hate Jews and to hate Americans’.
The former legal counsel to Donald Trump said there was no way these attacks would happen under the former president.
In recent weeks, a Jewish man was beaten by a pro-Palestinian mob in Times Square as he tried to make his way to a pro-Israel rally.
Joseph Borgen, 29, an accountant who lives on the Upper East Side, was wearing a grey kippa and walking toward Times Square around 6:30pm Thursday when he was chased down, beaten and pepper sprayed.
On Thursday, a Jewish man was beaten by a pro-Palestinian mob in Times Square as he tried to make his way to a pro-Israel rally
Joseph Borgen, 29, spoke to DailyMail.com one day after he was left bruised and battered by a group of pro-Palestinian men in Midtown Manhattan on Thursday
‘I thought I was going to die. I thought I was really going to die,’ he told DailyMail.com on Friday.
Borgen said there were eight to 10 people taking part in the beatdown and they were shouting anti-Semitic slurs such as: ‘You filthy Jew. We’re going to f*****g kill you. Go back to Israel. Hamas is going to kill you.’
A suspect in the assault, 23-year-old Waseem Awawdeh, of Brooklyn, was arrested on Friday night, the NYPD said.
In Los Angeles, pro-Palestinian protesters were spotted brawling with LA restaurant diners after allegedly asking if any of them were Jewish.
A car convoy flying Palestinian flags is pictured rolling through the Beverly Grove section of LA on Tuesday. Witnesses said members of the caravan yelled ‘death to Jews’ and ‘free Palestine’
Footage of the incident, recorded on Tuesday night, showed kicks and punches exchanged, as well as bottles being thrown and a velvet rope being swung outside Sushi Fumi in Beverly Grove.
Onlookers said the violence erupted after the Palestine supporters asked if any of the diners were Jews, with some responding that they were.
The Los Angeles Times reported that a witness, who asked to remain anonymous for safety reasons, said some people from the convoy of cars threw bottles and chanted ‘death to Jews’ and ‘free Palestine.’
The Los Angeles Police Department said on Wednesday that the incident is being investigated as a hate crime.