Cardoza-Moore calls to remove 'get the f**k over the Holocaust' judge

"That we have such antisemitic hatred in misguided radical minds intent on the process of killing Jews is something America must not tolerate."

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
May 12, 2019 11:36
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Jim Lammey of the Shelby County Criminal Court.

Jim Lammey of the Shelby County Criminal Court.. (photo credit: screenshot)

A formal letter demanding the removal of Shelby County Criminal Court Judge James Lammey, who shared antisemitic content on his personal Facebook, has been filed by Laurie Cardoza-Moore, founder and president of Proclaiming Justice to the Nations (PJTN).

"As the founder of a Tennessee-based Christian organization leading a national campaign against antisemitism, I find it egregious that a sitting criminal court judge would commit such a breach of conduct," Cardoza-Moore said in a statement. "That we have such antisemitic hatred in misguided radical minds intent on the process of killing Jews is something America must not tolerate."



Lammey posted multiple racist and antisemitic articles on his Facebook page, including one saying that Jews should "get the f**k over the Holocaust." He has denied being racist or antisemitic according to a report in The Commercial Appeal, a local Memphis newspaper.

Cardoza-Moore in her letter and statement demanded the judge's immediate removal.

"To have a judge committed to the process of justice and the punishment of criminal acts, and at the same time entertaining and sharing radical antisemitic content in the public forum of his own sphere of influence in social media, demands his immediate removal," the letter states.

Lammey was elected to office in 2006. His term expires in 2022.

"In filing our formal resolution to the Tennessee Board of Judicial Conduct, I have stressed that there is no place in today’s escalating climate of antisemitism for a Jewish person to have fear of the judicial system in America or have concerns over the preconceived prejudices of the person on the bench with the mandate to impartially mete out their judgment," Cardoza-Moore added. "There’s no seat on the bench for antisemitism."

PJTN is a nonprofit organization. It's goal is to build global support for Jews and Israel and to fight antisemitism.

JTA contributed to this report.


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