“Fake Jews”

While in Detroit for a political rally on Tuesday, vice president Mike Pence decided to convey his solidarity with the families of the people killed in the synagogue mass murder in Pittsburgh by inviting a rabbi to share the stage with him.

Nice touch, right?

Well, nice touch but, it turns out, wrong rabbi.

The “rabbi” Pence and his team chose is what’s known as a “messianic rabbi.”  That means the flock to which he tends is a group better known as “Jews for Jesus.”

Which most definitely are NOT Jewish.

And Pence’s rabbi turned around and said a prayer, as reported by Vox:

Jacobs opened his prayer by invoking “God of Abraham, God of Isaac, God of Jacob, God and father of my lord and savior Yeshua, Jesus the Messiah, and my God and father, too.” (As NBC News notes, many Messianic Jews refer to Jesus as “Yeshua.”)

One observer tweeted “Fake Jews.”

There is probably no easier, faster, and better way to insult a Jew than to equate his religion with that of the so-called Jews for Jesus.

Short of wearing a swastika, anyway.

Ladies and gentlemen, our vice president, Mike Pence.  A man of all the people – so long as they are Christian.

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