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Comedian Bassem Youssef: Anti-Semitism accusations 'don't work anymore'

'They can't use the Holocaust to blackmail us anymore,' Egyptian comedian Bassem Youssef said in an interview on LBC's Full Disclosure With James O'Brien podcast, adding that accusations of anti-Semitism have become 'empty' and 'don't work anymore'. Criticising the way accusations of anti-Semitisim are deployed against any critics of Israel and the actions of its government, including against prominent Jewish voices, Youssef explained to the LBC host how he is no longer shocked or affected by the accusation the way he would have been a few months earlier.

April 21, 2024 at 12:55 pm