‘The Equalizer’ Exposes the ‘Fresh Face’ of Antisemitism in Spirited Storyline (Uncommon Video)

“We can’t wrestle hate alone. We want every other,” co-showrunner Adam Glass tells TheWrap

“The Equalizer” touches on a tragic topic in tonight’s episode that is, sadly, currently sweeping the country – antisemitism. Within the episode titled “Never Again,” Harry (Adam Goldberg) reconnects with his Jewish faith as he leads the team to find a culprit on the succor of a string of hate crimes terrorizing a neighborhood community.

As considered within the sharp clip above, what began with broken car windows on Shabbat snappy evolves into vandals spraying graffiti on a Jewish mural and a lady being knocked unconscious. The total Jewish community is on edge and it fears that the haters are excellent getting started.  

Goldberg’s Harry does the celebrated deep dive into his cases and learns that antisemitic assaults are up 167% within the country, prompting him to gain clues on the scene that will bear been unnoticed.

“After I used to be a miniature little bit of 1 rising up Jewish, they instill the complete anguish in you, , esteem ‘you’re white except they gain out you’re Jewish’ [and] ‘don’t build on a famous person David out in public,” Harry says. “And I didn’t pay any consideration to it.” He figured that nothing used to be going to happen to prepare to him, “to our generation.”

He quickly learns that the fresh face of hate isn’t swastika or white hoods, “it’s the person on the grocery retailer or it’s the mailman.” 

“The Equalizer” co-showrunner Adam Glass tells TheWrap, “We can’t wrestle hate alone. We want every other. We want to preserve standing up for every other. It’s laborious work, it’s slow work, on the opposite hand it’s the work of our lives. We’re in a time when white supremacists are actively working to stitch hate between marginalized communities. Can’t enable that to separate us.”

“The Equalizer” airs Sundays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on the CBS Television Network and is within the market to stream stay and on-query on Paramount+.

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