MOVAL City Manager Accuses Councilman of Harassment, Antisemitic Remarks
An ongoing dispute between Moreno Valley City Councilman Jeff Giba and City Manager Tom DeSantis has reached new heights, with the city manager accusing the councilman of making anti-Semitic remarks and harassing staff at City Hall.
Giba has denied that any of the comments he has made are anti-Semitic in nature. He admits to making comments about Jews on a couple of occasions, but says they weren’t meant to be insulting.
One such comment came in a holiday video which was recently released by DeSantis. City leaders were recording holiday wishes and Giba had this to say:
“Happy Hanukkah to all of my circumcised brethren.”
You can watch the clip above.
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