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Dwight Howard

Ripped By Jewish Org.

'He Should Be Publicly Condemned'

7/14/2014 11:26 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0714_dwight_howard_zionist_org_tmzThe oldest "Pro-Israel" organization in the United States is lashing out at NBA star Dwight Howard -- claiming his "#FreePalestine" tweet is hateful and ignorant.

As we previously reported Howard tweeted -- and then deleted -- the message on Saturday ... and then issued an apology for commenting on international politics in the first place. 

But the Zionist Organization of America -- an international group with more than 30k members -- says Dwight's apology isn't enough. 

"He should be publicly condemned as strong as Donald Sterling was," ZOA President Morton Klein tells TMZ Sports

"Anyone who uses the phrase 'Free Palestine' is either ignorant of the situation or hates the Jewish state of Israel. It's a hateful position."

Klein adds, "Celebs have great influence.  When he makes a ridiculously false statement like 'Free Palestine,' it's frightening." For more sports stories, check out tmzsports.com!
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BLUE UGLY 💩    

He already apologized, he knows better than to support terrorists & terrorist sympathizers like the Palestinians now

10 days ago
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Factual    

Another ignorant moron that got lucky

10 days ago
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Unbroken Chain    

As a Jew, let him say what he wants. He is not an authority on foreign policy as far as I know. Stop being so sensitive fellow Jews, leave that to the African Americans

10 days ago
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DiM    

He is not ignorant .....he just sees through the propaganda machine. Overly 50% of people living in Israel do not agree with how Palestine has been treated over the years, but it seems that in America any kind of balanced view is automatically branded anti-semetic or something. People are free to express an informed opinion. Just because you do not agree with what the Israeli GOVERNMENT is doing constantly and it's been brutal, it does not mean that you do not support Israeli PEOPLE. I didn't agree with the Iraq war at all, but I see American people as my neighbours and feel affection for Americans.

10 days ago
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static    

Another meathead 1%er who thinks they're clever.

10 days ago
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Kosher SAL    

Zionism is racism. That is what the UN said in 1967. Now let's talk about the Jewish media that will try and tarnish this man's reputation for siding with the Palestinians. Jews are the most racist people ever created

10 days ago
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Kosher SAL    

Rabbi ovadi yousif says that the goyim are here to serve us. America these so called Jews believe we people non Jew referred to as goyim are here to serve these zionists

10 days ago
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HumanNature    

THE PALESTINE AND JEWS ARE BOTH "DUMB ASSES" FOR CONTINUE TO FIGHT OVER "LAND" THAT DON'T BELONG TO NO ONE!!!!!


PEOPLE NEED TO LEARN HOW TO LIVE TOGETHER INSTEAD OF TRYING TO RULE ONE ANOTHER!!!!!

10 days ago
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Anonymous    

How can we, as Americans, continue to fund a country that threatens our right to freedom of speech? #FreePalestine

10 days ago
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Lucky_130    

Can we please just send Dwight over to Palestine already

10 days ago
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Bellaca    

Saying "Free Palestine" is not anti-Jewish. The majority of casualties are Palestinians. While most people would like to see peace on both sides, it is silly to ban people from voicing their support for those they see as the underdogs/victims.

This Dwight person might be ignorant, but he has a right to feel the way he does.

10 days ago
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DUANE FLETCHER    

A MINUTE AGO DURING WWII THE UKRAINE RAN CONCENTRATION CAMPS FOR THE NAZIS, BUT SOME OF THE AMERICAN POLITICIANS ARE GUNG HO TO GO AND HELP THE UKRAINE. WHAT ABOUT SOBIBOR? STOP BASHING DWIGHT AND PAY ATTENTION TO WHATS GOING ON WITH UKRAINE AND RUSSIA. OUR JEWISH BROTHERS AND SISTERS SHOULD BE MORE CONCERNED ABOUT CONDEMNING AMERICAN INVOLVEMENT IN THE UKRAINE.

10 days ago
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belyoe    

If the state of Israel was created in Germany rather than displacing so many others that didn't deserve their land taken from them..i doubt there would be any of this happening...

10 days ago
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Kosher SAL    

Your racism Harvey is going overboard. Do not comment on Palestine when you are a jew yourself. Your racism is amazing and you are not going to shape anyone's mind on issues of importance. So stick to miley cyrus justin bieber and gay celebs.

10 days ago
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Preacher    

Dwight got his brain on craigslist

10 days ago
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