Google Removes Kamau Bobb as Diversity Head After 2007 Anti-Semitic Blog Post

“If I were a Jew I would be concerned about my insatiable appetite for war and killing in defense of myself,” Kamau Bobb wrote. (Linkedin)

Google announced on Wednesday that it was removing its global lead for diversity strategy and research, Kamau Bobb, after a 2007 blog post in which he’d made anti-Semitic comments surfaced.

The company said Bobb would be reassigned to a STEM research role.

The Washington Free Beacon this week uncovered a blog post by Bobb titled “If I Were a Jew.” The report, published Tuesday, included excerpts from the post.

“If I were a Jew I would be concerned about my insatiable appetite for war and killing in defense of myself,” the post, which has since been deleted, said.

“If I were a Jew today, my sensibilities would be tormented. I would find it increasingly difficult to reconcile the long cycles of oppression that Jewish people have endured and the insatiable appetite for vengeful violence that Israel, my homeland, has now acquired.”

The post appeared to have been written following an outbreak of violence between Lebanon and Israel in late 2007.

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SOURCE: Business Insider, Julie Gerstein