Anti-Defamation League Decries SNL Over ‘Weekend Update’ Joke About Israeli Vaccination Process: ‘Playing Into an Anti-Semitic Trope’

The Anti-Defamation League fired off a statement on what it called a “deeply offensive joke” about Israel’s vaccination process that aired on Saturday Night Live this past weekend.

In a lengthy response posted on its Twitter account on Monday night, ADL CEO Jonathan Greenblatt said the “Weekend Update” joke by co-anchor Michael Che “not only missed the mark, but crossed the line — basing the premise of the joke on factual inaccuracies and playing into an anti-Semitic trope in the
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