Unlike American media coverage, America’s riots persist.
In Philadelphia, crowds are angry.
As stated by RedState’s Sister Toldjah, “What’s happened…over the last couple of nights has been nothing short of horrific.”
On Monday — following the fatal officer-involved shooting of a black man wielding a knife — a familiar explosion took place.
Or perhaps it went beyond the familiar — earlier Wednesday, ST noted at least 11 people had been shot, and “the looting and chaos that has taken over city streets is as bad if not worse than it was in Minneapolis in the immediate aftermath of the death of George Floyd…”
Over the course of Tuesday evening, as my colleague Shipwreckedcrew put it, the city “descended into near anarchy.”
Stores were ravaged, and police were flat-out overwhelmed by the mob (Language Warning for the videos below):
BREAKING: Wal-Mart is being looted for a 2nd time by BLM rioters in Philadelphia
They are looting 15+ stores over a 4 block radius. Police have not been able to get the situation under control
Chaos is ensuing to the point where it’s not safe anymorepic.twitter.com/U34olfZ835
— ELIJAH SCHAFFER (@ElijahSchaffer) October 28, 2020
Police run away and retreat from a mob of BLM rioters in Philadelphia. pic.twitter.com/mcRONzebDl
— Andy Ngô (@MrAndyNgo) October 27, 2020
Here’s another chaotic component — and an inexplicable one: Americans trying to stand with the protestors on the 27th got taunted and even assaulted, seemingly because they were Jewish.
A group explained to three men — two of them wearing yarmulkes — “We don’t need no solidarity. We good. Walk on.”
A video posted to social media caught the clash:
Black Lives Matter rioters in Philadelphia threaten, assault, and chase out Jewish residents claiming “you don’t live here” and call them members of the “Synagogue of Satan.” pic.twitter.com/ocaPjfTB7h
— Breaking911 (@Breaking911) October 28, 2020
As relayed by The Daily Wire, one protester asks, “What (are) y’all doing down here? Y’all live here?”
The men are shouted at by multiple detractors:
“Y’all gotta go! Y’all gotta go!”
They’re told, “This [isn’t] a Holocaust fight.”
One heckler who appears to be holding the camera says they aren’t the real McCoy:
“Y’all know…we the real Jews, right?”
He repeatedly refers to the men as “Amalek.”
For more on that, here’s www.Chabad.org:
Eliphaz, son of Esau (the patriarch Jacob’s brother and sworn enemy), and his concubine Timna had a child named Amalek.1 Amalek grew up in Esau’s household, imbibing Esau’s pathological hatred of Jacob’s descendants along the way. His offspring became the nation of Amalek, and they lived to the south of the Land of Israel, in what is now known as the Negev Desert.
They’re the enemy of God’s Chosen People:
The Amalekites, descendants of Amalek, were an ancient biblical nation living near the land of Canaan. They were the first nation to attack the Jewish people after the Exodus from Egypt, and they are seen as the archetypal enemy of the Jews. The nation of Amalek is long gone, but they live on as the internal enemies that we each battle on a daily basis.
In the video, the trio are informed, “This ain’t [y’all’s] fight.”
The aggression ramps up, from the critics accusing the three of “starting s—” to the kippah’d crew being instructed to “walk”…to this:
“Get the f— out! Get the f— outta here!”
One man in a red T-shirt is shoved.
“Get your white a– home,” he’s ordered.
“Amalek ‘bout to get trashed, cuz.”
The shouting continues:
“Get them out of here!”
“Philly wakin’ up! Revelation 2:9 — the Synagogue of Satan.”
That scripture references fake Jews:
I know your tribulation and your poverty (vbut you are rich) and the slander1 of wthose who say that they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.
Pennsylvania is in peril.
I’d say we’re sure to see more this week. But I hope not.
The anti-Jewish incident highlights the puzzling nature of the last few months of upheaval. Who are the rioters? Antifa? Black Lives Matter? Anti-Semitic activists?
I don’t call those in black “BLM,” because I don’t believe they’re burning things to help the lives of a particular race; I suspect it’s more about the general concept of revolution. Furthermore, Black Lives Matter™, so far as I can tell, also isn’t focused on the lives of a particular race but rather a broad scope including Marxism, gender politics, and the dissolution of the family. Those are all ideas they have the right to promote, but none appears to fit burning down minority-owned businesses.
So just who is protesting in the aftermath of inflammatory events, and why?
And why are some in the streets chasing away men because of their ethnicity or devout faith?
Whatever the reason, it seems to me, that kind of activism is extremely dangerous.
And very, very un-American.
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