Affidavits – including one from Chabad's Rabbi Jacob Immanuel Schochet – allege antisemitism.
The court filings include page after page of ADL press releases and reports, as well as some real surprises, as you will now see.
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Excerpt from affidavit of Lyone Sami Fein, visiting professor of
Asian and comparative religions at Dennison University in Granville, Ohio:
If you read the entire affidavit, you'll see she lists major antisemitic events beginning with a Church synod in 306 CE and ending with the Holocaust.
Here is the entire affidavit as a pdf file:
Download Fein Rubashkin Exhibit 2-26-09
Rubashkin's attorney's also got an affidavit out of Chabad's very own psuedo-academic, Rabbi Jacob Immanuel Schochet. Schochet is a longtime anti-missionary activist who taught at a small vocational technical school in Toronto, Humber College.
Schochet basically claims Baptists are antisemitic because of baptist theology.
Here is his enitre affidavit as a pdf file. Note Schochet disingenuously takes the worst possible explanations of New Testament verses without bothering to mention that the vast majority of Christian and Jewish biblical scholoars disagree with him:
Schochet also fails to mention that the Joe Schochet Rubashkin went to see in Canada just before his first arrest is his brother.
What follows are two examples of what Rubashkin and his attorneys label as Iowa antisemitism:
Stephen Bloom's book cover and book. And then, this interview with Bloom done by the Iowa Independant's Lynda Waddington: