Thursday, July 14, 2016

Major Jewish Group Calls for Apology From Wife of NFL Player Over Antisemitic Tweet About Dolphins Owner Hiring 'Jew Buddies'

By Algemeiner, July 11, 2016 

A leading Jewish human rights organization has called on the wife of a prominent NFL player to apologize for accusing Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross of seeking to keep his “Jew buddies” employed.
“Her comments can be construed as antisemitic,” Simon Wiesenthal Center Associate Dean Rabbi Abraham Cooper told The Algemeiner. “If she wants to know why, let her just slot in African American or Latino. She should apologize.” He added, “The good news about sports is that at the bottom line, you are judged not by the color of your skin, but by how well your team performs. It’s a shame that this tweet doesn’t live up to the positive power of sports.” 
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