MLK: ‘Criticizing Zionism is criticizing Jews – anti-Semitism’

MLK: ‘Criticizing Zionism is criticizing Jews – anti-Semitism’
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[Ed. – A timely reminder that MLK Jr. pulled no punches about this — but it’s important to source his sentiments properly.]

When People Criticize Zionists They Mean Jews, You Are Talking Anti-Semitism,”

Truer words were never said, and they were said by the great civil rights leader, Martin Luther King Jr. However they weren’t said in a letter as long believed.

Martin Luther King whose life and dream we celebrate today was a great leader for civil rights. Unlike today’s “Civil Rights” leaders who seek divisiveness and handouts, Dr. King dream was a post racial society where people where judged by the content of their character instead of the color of their skin.

Also unlike most “Civil Rights” leaders today Dr. King was a supporter of Israel and the Jewish people.  In recognition of MLK day many Jewish will post a letter supposedly penned by Martin Luther King called “Letter to a Zionist Friend,”  it is a hoax.

The most famous  line from the letter “When people criticize Zionists, they mean Jews. You are talking anti-Semitism,” was uttered by Dr King, just not in any letter. Over the next day or two you will read  various posts containing the letter— most of the text does not contain the words of the great Civil Rights Leader. The good news however, is it does contain his sentiments.

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