Rabbi Abraham Cooper on Christian, Yazidi Persecution in Middle East; the Recent Rise in Anti-Semitism; and the Abraham Accords One Year On

If the United States decides to remove all remaining troops from Iraq and Syria, it would spell the end of the Yazidis and the Syrian Christians, says Rabbi Abraham Cooper. “They would essentially disappear.” In this episode, we sit down with Rabbi Cooper, the associate dean and director of Global Social Action at the Simon Wiesenthal Center, to discuss efforts to combat religious persecution globally, from Christians being killed in Nigeria to genocide in China. “That is supposed to be beyond the pale. That is supposedly why the United Nations came into existence in the first place—now forgotten by alliances of convenience and cynicism and hypocrisy,” says Rabbi Cooper. We also discuss growing attacks on Jews around the world, fueled by propaganda from Hamas, and Cooper’s work facilitating tolerance and understanding in the Middle East, including his role in the Abraham Accords. Subscribe to the American Thought Leaders newsletter so …

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