The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is the latest Jewish organization to say “Saturday Night Live” for a joke about Israel that they say “crossed the line.”

During Saturday’s episode, “Weekend Update” host Michael Che talked about Israel’s coronavirus vaccine rollout, suggesting that Jewish citizens are receiving priority treatment.

“Israel is reporting that they have vaccinated half of their population. I think it’s half the Jews.” Che said On the long-running NBC show.

The ADL told Granthshala News in a statement Monday evening that while the section is “known for pungent criticism and public gimmicks,” Jok Che made “not only miss the mark, but cross the line – based on fact.” Mistakes on the basis of mistakes and playing in an antiseptic trope in the process. “

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The group also said they are monitoring “Weekend Updates” this week and said the clause “has been improperly used.”[d] Jews as punchlines ”many times.

“Unfortunately, the ADL has tracked many ‘Weekend Update’ jokes this season that improperly use Jews as a punchline. I know they can do better,” ADL CEO Jonathan A. Greenblut told us.

He said, “With this feeling, I reached out to Lorne Michaels over the weekend and urged ‘Saturday Night Live’ to both take action to correct the damage that had been done and to make sure it doesn’t happen again.” “

A representative for Michaels, the producer and executive producer of “SNL”, did not immediately return Granthshala News’ request for comment. NBC told Granthshala News on Monday that on Monday they “did not comment at this time.”

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The statement caught the attention of the audience on social media and caused panic in the audience. Petition From the American Jewish Committee (AJC) for NBC to “withdraw their abusive claim and apologize immediately.”

Lorna Michaels, the creator of 'Saturday Night Live', has been approached by the Anti-Defamation League over a joke made during Saturday's during the Weekend Update 'segment.

Lorna Michaels, the creator of ‘Saturday Night Live’, has been approached by the Anti-Defamation League over a joke made during Saturday’s during the Weekend Update ‘segment.
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The petition reads, “Saturday Night Live’s’ joke is not just untrue – it’s a modern twist on a classic antiseptic trope that has inspired the mass murder of countless Jews.” “Words have consequences, and Jews are at risk when a major American TV company joins with those who claim that Israel is supporting only a portion of its citizens in their laudable efforts, Dr. Anthony It has been praised by Fauci and others for allowing all its residents to be vaccinated. ” “

Former New York State Assemblyman and Founder of Americans Against Antisemitism Dovis Hikind Addressed the joke on Twitter, Stating that the author of the joke is “unaware of the fact that Israel has Arab citizens who have received the vaccine to the same qualification as the Jews.”

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Data from a tracking site operated by Oxford University shows that Israel has given more COVID-19 vaccinations than any other nation.

The Palestinian Authority Ministry of Health announced on Friday that Israel agreed to vaccinate 100,000 Palestinians who frequently enter the country for work, Reuters Reported. As stated Oslo Agreement, Palestine – and not Israel – is responsible for the health of Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza.