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Nerdrotic Makes Light of Comedienne Chrissie Mayr’s Antisemitism

Last week I exposed stand-up comedienne and internet entertainer Chrissie Mayr’s constant antisemitic jokes on the Nerdrotic web show, a weekly four-hour-long discussion of the latest Hollywood movies and TV shows. As I mentioned in the post, the laughter following her “jokes” (and in these instances, playing along with her) was at least just as disturbing as her vile antisemitism.

In a meta turn of events, my post (briefly) became the subject of discussion on this week’s Nerdrotic show.

Let’s be clear. There is nothing funny about wishing more Jews had died in the Holocaust. There is nothing funny about perpetuating the myth that Jews are cheap or are somehow about money, especially considering the real-life results of perpetuating this myth. There is nothing funny about the idea that someone like me feels the need to push back against these things because I want a better world for my children.

And herein lies the problem. As long as those with large followings treat antisemitism as a joke and – worse yet – those who fight antisemitism as somehow being the unreasonable ones – the Jew-haters of the world will be emboldened.

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David Lange

A law school graduate, David Lange transitioned from work in the oil and hi-tech industries into fulltime Israel advocacy. He is a respected commentator and Middle East analyst who has often been cited by the mainstream media
Picture of David Lange

David Lange

A law school graduate, David Lange transitioned from work in the oil and hi-tech industries into fulltime Israel advocacy. He is a respected commentator and Middle East analyst who has often been cited by the mainstream media
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