Saturday Night Live broadcast an anti-Semitic ‘joke’ by Weekend Update comedian Michael Che last night in which Che said Israel was only giving COVID-19 vaccines to the “Jewish half” of Israel. This was a scripted remark with an on screen graphic, indicating NBC standards and practices approved the slur against the Jewish people in Israel.
Che said, “Israel is reporting that they vaccinated half of their population. And I’m gonna guess it’s the Jewish half.”
Video posted to Twitter by David Lange @Israellycool:
— (((David Lange))) (@Israellycool) February 21, 2021
Excerpt from ABC News on Israel and its vaccine progress:
COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are falling among vaccinated age groups in Israel, which could be a sign that the nation’s rapid vaccination campaign is working.
Israel’s vaccination campaign kicked off Dec. 20, giving priority