An alternative universe
To most western media, attacks on Jews are invisible if they don't fit the narrative
In Lakewood New Jersey on Sunday, three men dressed in orthodox Jewish garb were hospitalised — with two left in critical condition — after a man on an antisemitic rampage tried to murder them.
27-year-old Dion Marsh intentionally ran over one of them, stabbed another in the chest and then struck the third in a car-ramming attack. After being arrested by the police, Marsh reportedly told them that “Hasidic Jews” are “the real devil”.
This atrocity was barely noticed by the western mainstream media. It was but the latest in a skyrocketing rate of attacks on American Jews. The New York Police Department has released statistics showing that last month Jews were targeted more than any other minority group. Antisemitic incidents rose by 92 per cent compared to the same period in 2021, with a total of 23 instances reported in contrast to 42 apparent hate crimes perpetrated against all other minority groups combined.
But as Honest Reporting wrote yesterday:
Despite these startling figures, not a single mainstream US news outlet has printed a word of coverage. And anti-Jewish incidents receive disproportionately low media coverage, by a worrying margin.
Yet if a white racist perpetrates an outrage, a tsunami of media breast-beating immediately follows.
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