Letter to the Editor: Richard Sherman
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Letter to the Editor: Richard Sherman

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In his letter announcing, “My Support for the Jewish Community and Israel,” Rev Raphael Warnock cites the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Congressman John Lewis. If he truly supports the views of Dr. King and Congressman Lewis concerning Zionism, he should have no problem publicly embracing the wise and prescient words of Dr. King spoken at Harvard [University] shortly before his death and cited by Congressman Lewis in a January 2002 op-ed in the San Francisco Chronicle commemorating Martin Luther King Day: “When people criticize Zionists, they mean Jews; you’re talking anti-Semitism.”

If Rev. Warnock cannot unequivocally embrace these famous words of Dr. King cited by Congressman Lewis, then his support for Israel and the Jewish people is lukewarm at best.

Richard Sherman, Margate, Fla.

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