Was mocking Villaraigosa anti-Semitic?

No of course not, but the Downtown News' satire of the mayor's upcoming junket to Israel with a bunch of city officials in tow gets a perusal anyway at the Jewish Journal's God Blog:

Both of these seem like the kind of jokes for which Tim Watley, the dentist on “Seinfeld,” converted to Judaism. ("And this offends you as a Jewish person,” the priest asks Jerry, to which he responds, “No, it offends me as a comedian.") Both offer nuggets of truth, but also the seeds of anti-Semitism; it depends on who utters them.

Jon Regardie, the Downtown News editor who penned the piece, is Jewish if that matters.

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