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Netanyahu, who honoured the King David Hotel bombers in 2006, the 60th anniversary of the terrorist bombing and called them 'Freedom Fighters', has the nerve to castigate Jeremy Corbyn for being at a wreath-laying ceremony of people killed in an Israeli airstrike:
'...Israel's PM has criticised Jeremy Corbyn over his presence at a ceremony said to have honoured the perpetrators of the 1972 Munich terror attack.
Benjamin Netanyahu said Mr Corbyn deserved "unequivocal condemnation" for laying a wreath on the grave of one of those behind the atrocity....'

Now further information about Jewish (not Israeli!) terrorism has been released after some 70 years:
'Coat Bomb and Explosive Prosthesis: British Intel Files Reveal How the Zionist Stern Gang Terrorized London':

It will be interesting to listen to the deafening silence of our MSM on this release! Israel's newspapers, at least Haaretz, seems far less 'under the thumb' than our lot.
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Already Israel is bringing in the harvest at the United Nations:

Hosea 10:13-15
New King James Version (NKJV)
You have plowed wickedness;
You have reaped iniquity.
You have eaten the fruit of lies,
Because you trusted in your own way,
In the multitude of your mighty men.
Therefore tumult shall arise among your people,
And all your fortresses shall be plundered
As Shalman plundered Beth Arbel in the day of battle—
A mother dashed in pieces upon her children.
Thus it shall be done to you, O Bethel,
Because of your great wickedness.
At dawn the king of Israel
Shall be cut off utterly.
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Police recommend bribery charges against Netanyahu in telecom-media Case 4000
Cops urge indictments in Bezeq corruption probe for PM and his wife, Bezeq owner and his wife; Netanyahu downplays bombshell, says timing ‘transparent’ on police chief’s last day
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END OF THE WORLD: Jerusalem third temple ‘fulfils Biblical prophecy’ of the end times
FEARS of the approaching end times were fuelled by calls to build a third Jewish Holy Temple in Jerusalem, which some believe will happen before the end of the world.
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This Day in Jewish History 1948: N.Y. Times Publishes Letter by Einstein, Other Jews Accusing Menachem Begin of Fascism
Lest America be fooled by post-Independence rhetoric, the Herut party Begin led was ‘closely akin to the Nazi and Fascist parties,’ they wrote.
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On December 4 , 1948, the New York Times published a letter by a group of Jewish dignitaries, including Albert Einstein and political theorist Hannah Arendt, protesting a visit to the United States by Menachem Begin and denouncing his Herut (Freedom) party on the grounds that it was, as they wrote, “a political party closely akin in its organization, methods, political philosophy and social appeal to the Nazi and Fascist parties.”
Begin’s visit, they argued, was “obviously calculated to give the impression of American support for his party” ahead of general elections in the newly-formed State of Israel, which had come into being as the British Mandate formally ended at midnight, May 14, 1948.
Herut had been formed out of the Irgun Zvai Leumi, one of the Jewish resistance organizations fighting the British prior to independence. But Herut, the letter to the Times claimed, was “a terrorist, right-wing, chauvinist organization in Palestine.”
“It is inconceivable that those who oppose fascism throughout the world, if correctly informed as to Mr. Begin’s political record and perspectives, could add their names and support to the movement he represents,” the letter read. Never mind the party’s rhetoric following Israel’s independence: their past actions spoke volumes, they wrote.
The signatories on the letter were Isidore Abramowitz, Hannah Arendt, Abraham Brick, Rabbi Jessurun Cardozo, Albert Einstein, Herman Eisen, M.D., Hayim Fineman, M. Gallen, M.D., H.H. Harris, Zelig S. Harris, Sidney Hook, Fred Karush, Bruria Kaufman, Irma L. Lindheim, Nachman Maisel, Symour Melman, Myer D. Mendelson, M.D., Harry M. Orlinsky, Samuel Pitlick, Fritz Rohrlich, Louis P. Rocker, Ruth Sager, Itzhak Sankowsky, I.J. Schoenberg, Samuel Shuman, M. Znger, Irma Wolpe and Stefan Wolpe.
Einstein had not supported Israel’s establishment, arguing 10 years earlier in an address at New York’s Commodore Hotel that the formation of a state with borders and an army ran counter to “the essential nature of Judaism.” In 1946 he would tell the Anglo-American Committee of Inquiry on the Palestinian issue, “I cannot understand why it is needed. It is connected with narrow-minded and economic obstacles. I believe it is bad.”

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Zionism is a heretical Jewish movement. I’ve written about this before, but it’s all more clear now how the Sabbateans created the idea of being a Jew as a race instead of what it was: a religion. And they trace it back to Baruch Spinoza, a crypto-Rosicrucian who rejected the legitimacy of the God of the Bible and taught pantheism. According to Robison, his doctrines formed the higher teachings of the Illuminati, and he inspired the Haskalah (Jewish Enlightenment), headed by Moses Mendelssohn (Illuminatus and successor to Sabbatai Zevi). Moses Hess (the Sabbatean who taught Marx, Engels and Bakunin) said Spinoza was the true prophet of Sabbateanism. And one of the first things Ben Gurion did when he became Prime Minister of Israel was to request the removal of the excommunication on Spinoza. But check out the original ban of 1656 against Spinoza:

"The Lords of the ma'amad, having long known of the evil opinions and acts of Baruch de Espinoza, have endeavoured by various means and promises, to turn him from his evil ways. But having failed to make him mend his wicked ways, and, on the contrary, daily receiving more and more serious information about the abominable heresies which he practised and taught and about his monstrous deeds, and having for this numerous trustworthy witnesses who have deposed and borne witness to this effect in the presence of the said Espinoza, they became convinced of the truth of the matter; and after all of this has been investigated in the presence of the honourable chachamin [sages], they have decided, with their consent, that the said Espinoza should be excommunicated and expelled from the people of Israel. By the decree of the angels, and by the command of the holy men, we excommunicate, expel, curse and damn Baruch de Espinoza, with the consent of God, Blessed be He, and with the consent of all the Holy Congregation, in front of these holy Scrolls with the six-hundred-and-thirteen precepts which are written therein, with the excommunication with which Joshua banned Jericho,[46] with the curse with which Elisha cursed the boys [47] and with all the curses which are written in the Book of the Law. Cursed be he by day and cursed be he by night; cursed be he when he lies down, and cursed be he when he rises up; cursed be he when he goes out, and cursed be he when he comes in. The Lord will not spare him; the anger and wrath of the Lord will rage against this man, and bring upon him all the curses which are written in this book, and the Lord will blot out his name from under heaven, and the Lord will separate him to his injury from all the tribes of Israel with all the curses of the covenant, which are written in the Book of the Law. But you who cleave unto the Lord God are all alive this day. We order that no one should communicate with him orally or in writing, or show him any favour, or stay with him under the same roof, or within four ells of him, or read anything composed or written by him."

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Ben Gurion Demands Abolition of 300-year Ban on Spinoza
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December 28, 1953

The abolition of the excommunication declared by the Amsterdam Jewish community about 300 years ago on the philosopher Baruch Spinoza, and the publication of all his works, is demanded by David Ben Gurion, retired Israel Premier, in his first article written in Sdeh Boker, his residence in the Negev. The article is published in Davar, a pro-government Laborite daily newspaper.

Mr. Ben Gurion suggests that the Hebrew University should sponsor the publication of the works of Spinoza. He points out that just as the excommunication declared by Athens on Socrates could not prevent the Greek philosopher from being recognized as first thinker of Hellenic times, so the excommunication of Spinoza by the Jews of Amsterdam can not evade the fact that Spinoza was Jewish.

Mr. Ben Gurion urged that the publication of Spinoza’s works should be timed for the 300th anniversary of his excommunication, in 1956.
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How the rule of the rabbis is fuelling a holy war in Israel
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Palestinians, the secular and women all face a harsher environment as theocratic tendencies are entrenched

A Jewish man walks past a stall selling portraits of rabbis in the Israeli town of Netivot in 2016 (AFP)
In which country did a senior, state-salaried cleric urge his followers last week to become “warriors”, emulating a group of young men who had murdered a woman of another faith?

The cleric did so with impunity. In fact, he was only echoing other highly placed colleagues who have endorsed a book – again without penalty – urging their disciples to murder babies belonging to other religions.

Where can the head of the clergy call black people “monkeys” and urge the expulsion of other religious communities?

Where are these holy men so feared that women are scrubbed from billboards... and women find themselves literally pushed to the back of the bus?
Where does a clerical elite wield so much power that they alone decide who can marry or get divorced – and are backed by a law that can jail someone who tries to wed without their approval? They can even shut down the national railway system without notice.

Where are these holy men so feared that women are scrubbed from billboards, college campuses introduce gender segregation to appease them, and women find themselves literally pushed to the back of the bus?

Is the country Saudi Arabia? Or Myanmar? Or perhaps, Iran?

No. It is Israel, the world’s only self-declared Jewish state.

Which ‘shared values’?
There is barely a politician in Washington seeking election who has not at some point declared an “unbreakable bond” between the United States and Israel, or claimed the two uphold “shared values”. Few, it seems, have any idea what values Israel really represents.

There are many grounds for criticising Israel, including its brutal oppression of Palestinians under occupation and its system of institutionalised segregation and discrimination against the fifth of its population who are not Jewish – its Palestinian minority.

An election billboard shows Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shaking hands with US President Donald Trump in Tel Aviv on 3 February (AFP)
An election billboard shows Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shaking hands with US President Donald Trump in Tel Aviv on 3 February (AFP)
But largely ignored by critics have been Israel’s increasing theocratic tendencies.

This hasn’t simply proved regressive for Israel’s Jewish population, as the rabbis exert ever greater control over the lives of religious and secular Jews alike, especially women.

It also has alarming implications for Palestinians, both under occupation and those living in Israel, as a national conflict with familiar colonial origins is gradually transformed into a holy war, fuelled by extremist rabbis with the state’s implicit blessing.

Control of personal status
Despite Israel’s founding fathers being avowedly secular, the separation between church and state in Israel has always been flimsy at best – and it is now breaking down at an ever-accelerating rate.

After Israel’s establishment, David Ben Gurion, Israel’s first prime minister, decided to subordinate important areas of life for Israeli Jews to the jurisdiction of an Orthodox rabbinate, representing the strictest, most traditional and conservative stream of Judaism. Other, more liberal streams have no official standing in Israel to this day.

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Ben Gurion’s decision in part reflected a desire to ensure his new state embraced two differing conceptions of Jewishness: both those who identified as Jews in a secular ethnic or cultural sense, and those who maintained the religious traditions of Judaism. He hoped to fuse the two into a new notion of a Jewish “nationality”.

For that reason, the Orthodox rabbis were given exclusive control over important parts of the public sphere – personal status matters, such as conversions, births, deaths and marriages.

Biblical justifications
Bolstering the rabbis’ power was the urgent need of Israel’s secular leaders to obscure the state’s settler-colonial origins. This could be achieved by using education to emphasise Biblical justifications for the usurpation by Jews of the lands of the native Palestinian population.

As the late peace activist Uri Avnery observed, the Zionist claim was “based on the Biblical history of the Exodus, the conquest of Canaan, the kingdoms of Saul, David and Solomon … Israeli schools teach the Bible as real history.”

Ultra-Orthodox Jews pray at the Western Wall in Jerusalem on 21 January (AFP)
Ultra-Orthodox Jews pray at the Western Wall in Jerusalem on 21 January (AFP)
Such indoctrination, combined with a much higher birth rate among religious Jews, has contributed to an explosion in the numbers identifying as religious. They now comprise half the population.

Today, about a quarter of Israeli Jews belong to the Orthodox stream, which reads the Torah literally, and one in seven belong to the ultra-Orthodox, or Haredim, the most fundamentalist of the Jewish religious streams. Forecasts suggest that in 40 years, the latter will comprise a third of the country’s Jewish population.

‘Conquer the government’
Both the growing power and extremism of the Orthodox in Israel was highlighted in the last week of January when one of their most influential rabbis, Shmuel Eliyahu, publicly came to the defence of five students accused of murdering Aisha Rabi, a Palestinian mother of eight. Back in October they stoned her car near Nablus, in the occupied West Bank, forcing her off the road.

Eliyahu is the son of a former chief rabbi of Israel, Mordechai Eliyahu, and himself sits on the Chief Rabbinical Council, which controls many areas of life for Israelis. He is also the municipal rabbi of Safed, a city that in Judaism has the equivalent status of Medina in Islam or Bethlehem in Christianity, so his words carry a great deal of weight with Orthodox Jews.

Eliyahu not only praised the five as 'warriors' but told fellow students that they needed to overthrow the 'rotten' secular court system
Earlier this month, a video came to light of a talk he gave at the seminary where the five accused studied, in the illegal settlement of Rehelim, south of Nablus.

Eliyahu not only praised the five as “warriors” but told fellow students that they needed to overthrow the “rotten” secular court system. He told them it was vital to “conquer the government” too, but without guns or tanks. “You have to take the state’s key positions,” he urged them.

Law-breaking judges
In truth, that process is already well-advanced.

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked, who should have been the first to denounce Eliyahu’s comments, is closely aligned with religious settlers. Tellingly, she and other government ministers have maintained a studious silence.

That is because the political representatives of Israel’s religious Jewish communities, including the settlers, have now become the lynchpin of Israeli coalition governments. They are the kingmakers and can extract enormous concessions from other parties.

Israeli Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked delivers a speech in Jerusalem in 2017 (AFP)
Israeli Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked delivers a speech in Jerusalem in 2017 (AFP)
For some time, Shaked has been using her position to bring more openly nationalistic and religious judges into the legal system, including to the highest court in the land, the Supreme Court.

Two of its current 15 judges, Noam Sohlberg and David Mintz, are law-breakers, openly living in West Bank settlements in violation of international law. Several more judges appointed to the bench by Shaked are religious and conservative.

This is a significant victory for the Orthodox religious and the settlers. The court is the last line of defence for the secular against an assault on their religious freedoms and on gender equality.

And the court offers the only recourse for Palestinians seeking to mitigate the worst excesses of the violent and discriminatory policies of the Israeli government, army and settlers.

Chosen people
Shaked’s colleague, Naftali Bennett, another ideologue of the settlement movement, has been education minister in the Netanyahu government for four years. This post has long been a critical one for the Orthodox because it shapes Israel’s next generation.

After decades of concessions to the rabbis, Israel’s school system is already heavily skewed towards religion. A survey in 2016 showed 51 percent of Jewish pupils attended sex-segregated religious schools, which emphasise Biblical dogma – up from 33 percent only 15 years earlier.

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This may explain why a recent poll found that 51 percent believe Jews have a divine right to the land of Israel, and slightly more – 56 percent – believe that Jews are a “chosen people”.

Those results are likely to get even worse in the coming years. Bennett has been placing much greater weight in the curriculum on Jewish tribal identity, Bible studies and religious claims to Greater Israel, including to the Palestinian territories – which he wants to annex.

Conversely, science and maths are increasingly downplayed in the education system, and entirely absent from schools for the ultra-Orthodox. Evolution, for example, has been mostly erased from the syllabus, even in secular schools.

‘No mercy’ to Palestinians
Another key sphere of state power being taken over by the religious, and especially the settlers, are the security services. Police Commissioner Roni Alsheikh lived for years in a settlement renowned for its violent attacks on Palestinians, and the force’s current chief rabbi, Rahamim Brachyahu, is also a settler.

Both have actively promoted a programme that recruits more religious Jews into the police force. Nahi Eyal, the programme’s founder, has said his aim is to help the settler community “find our way into the command ranks”.

An Israeli border guard is pictured during clashes in the occupied West Bank on 12 January 2018 (AFP)
An Israeli border guard is pictured during clashes in the occupied West Bank on 12 January 2018 (AFP)
The trend is even more entrenched in the Israeli military. Figures show that the national-religious community, to which settlers belong - though only 10 percent of the population - make up half of all new officer cadets. Half of Israel’s military academies are now religious.

That has translated into an increasing role for extremist Orthodox rabbis in motivating soldiers on the battlefield. In Israel’s 2008-09 ground invasion of Gaza, soldiers were issued with pamphlets by the army rabbinate using Biblical injunctions to persuade them to “show no mercy” to Palestinians.

Call to kill babies
Meanwhile, the rapidly growing ultra-Orthodox population has been encouraged by the government to move into West Bank settlements purpose-built for them, such as Modi'in Illit and Beitar Illit. That, in turn, is gradually fuelling the emergence of an aggressive nationalism among their youth.

Once the Haredim were openly hostile, or at best ambivalent, towards Israeli state institutions, believing that a Jewish state was sacrilegious until the Messiah arrived to rule over Jews.

For the first time, young Haredim are serving in the Israeli army, adding to the pressure on the military command to accommodate their fundamentalist ideology
Now, for the first time, young Haredim are serving in the Israeli army, adding to the pressure on the military command to accommodate their religious fundamentalist ideology. A new term for these hawkish Haredi soldiers has been coined: They are called the “Hardal”.

Brachyahu and rabbis for the Hardal are among the senior rabbis who have endorsed a terrifying book, the King’s Torah, written by two settler rabbis, that urges Jews to treat non-Jews, and specifically Palestinians, mercilessly.

It offers God’s blessing for Jewish terror – not only against Palestinians who try to resist their displacement by settlers, but against all Palestinians, even babies, on the principle that “it is clear that they will grow [up] to harm us.”

Gender segregation expands
The dramatic rise in religiosity is creating internal problems for Israeli society too, especially for the shrinking secular population and for women.

Posters for the forthcoming election – as with adverts more generally – are being “cleaned” of women’s faces in parts of the country to avoid causing offence.

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Last month, the Supreme Court criticised Israel’s Council for Higher Education for allowing segregation between men and women in college classrooms to spread to the rest of the campus, including libraries and communal areas. Female students and lecturers are facing “modesty” dress codes.

The council has even announced that it intends to expand segregation because it is proving difficult to persuade religious Jews to attend higher education.

Violence of the mob
Israel has always been a society deeply structured to keep Israeli Jews and Palestinians apart, both physically and in terms of rights. That is equally true for Israel’s large Palestinian minority, a fifth of the population, who live almost entirely apart from Jews in segregated communities. Their children are kept away from Jewish children in separate schools.

But the greater emphasis in Israel on a religious definition of Jewishness means that Palestinians now face not only the cold structural violence designed by Israel’s secular founders, but additionally a hot-tempered, Biblically sanctioned hostility from religious extremists.

A placard bears the portrait of Ali Dawabsheh, an 18-month-old Palestinian boy killed in a 2015 firebombing near Hebron (AFP)
A placard bears the portrait of Ali Dawabsheh, an 18-month-old Palestinian boy killed in a 2015 firebombing near Hebron (AFP)
That is most keenly evident in the rapid rise of physical assaults on Palestinians and their property, as well as their holy places, in Israel and the occupied territories. Among Israelis, this violence is legitimised as “price tag” attacks, as though Palestinians have brought such harm on themselves.

YouTube is now full of videos of gun- or baton-wielding settlers attacking Palestinians, typically as they try to access their olive groves or springs, while Israeli soldiers stand passively by or assist.

Arson attacks have spread from olive groves to Palestinian homes, sometimes with horrifying results, as families are burned alive.

Rabbis such as Eliyahu have stoked this new wave of attacks with their Biblical justifications. State terrorism and mob violence have merged.

Destroying al-Aqsa
The biggest potential flashpoint is in occupied East Jerusalem, where the growing symbolic and political power of these Messianic rabbis risks exploding at the al-Aqsa Mosque compound.

Secular politicians have long played with fire at this Islamic holy site, using archaeological claims to try to convert it into a symbol of historic Jewish entitlement to the land, including the occupied territories.

But their claim that the mosque is built over two Jewish temples, the last of which was destroyed two millennia ago, has been rapidly reconfigured for incendiary, modern political purposes.

Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem is pictured on 24 January (AFP)
Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem is pictured on 24 January (AFP)
The growing influence of religious Jews in parliament, the government, the courts and the security services means that officials grow ever bolder in staking a physical claim to sovereignty over al-Aqsa.

It also entails an ever greater indulgence towards religious extremists who demand more than physical control over the mosque site. They want al-Aqsa destroyed and replaced with a Third Temple.

The gathering holy war
Slowly, Israel is transforming a settler-colonial project against the Palestinians into a battle with the wider Islamic world. It is turning a territorial conflict into a holy war.

The question now is at what point will Israel’s allies, in the US and Europe, finally wake up to the catastrophic direction Israel is heading in
The demographic growth of Israel’s religious population, the cultivation by the school system of an ever-more extreme ideology based on the Bible, the takeover of the state’s key power centres by the religious, and the emergence of a class of influential rabbis who preach genocide against Israel’s neighbours has set the stage for a perfect storm in the region.

The question now is at what point will Israel’s allies, in the US and Europe, finally wake up to the catastrophic direction Israel is heading in – and find the will to take the necessary action to stop it.

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Here is the video Chris Williamson wanted to host in the Parliament:
'WitchHunt the silencing of pro Palestinian UK Labour Party activists YouTube':
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Watch it before it gets taken down again.

report: Israeli defense Ministry is documents war crimes disappear
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report: Israeli defense Ministry is documents war crimes disappear
As the Israeli newspaper Haaretz revealed on Friday, the Israeli defense Ministry already, a decade ago, to remove documents that relate to crimes against Palestinians during the Nakba of 1948, from the Israeli archives and sealed.

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As the Israeli newspaper Haaretz on Friday, revealed, began, the Israeli defense Ministry already, a decade ago, documents that relate to the crimes against Palestinians during the Nakba of 1948, from the Israeli archives to remove, and close.

A group within the Ministry of defense have not only the documents related to Israeli nuclear power plants and the external relationships, but also systematically hundreds of documents, enforced disappearance, in order to remove evidence of the Nakba.

Haaretz pointed out that the removal of the historical documents was first discovered by the Akevot Institute for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict research.

"According to a report by the Institute, the Operation of Malmab, the secret security Department of the Ministry of defence, directed the activities and Budget are kept secret," says Haaretz.

Malmab have historical documents illegally and without authority removes, as well as in some cases documents sealed, which was previously released for publication had been. Some of the documents in the vaults of the were kept, were already published, reported Haaretz more.

In addition, the statements of generals of the Israeli armed forces about the killing of civilians and destruction of villages as well as the documentation of the expulsion of Bedouin away.

Yehiel Horev, the Malmab for two decades, until 2007, ran, got in a conversation with Haaretz confirmed that the project is still over, started to have. It would be useful to "the events of 1948, to hide, because their detection to unrest among the Arab population of the country could lead," said Horev, compared to Haaretz.

On the question whether it is wise to remove documents that are already in the hands of the Public, responds Horev, that the goal is "the credibility of studies on the history of the Nakba to undermine".

Haaretz, according to Horev is of the view that "a claim of a researcher, which is evidenced by an original document, is not the same as a claim that is not proved or disproved can be".

The Israeli newspaper published the contents of the documents:

"Safsaf [former Palestinian village in Safed] – 52 men of the prisoners were tied together, dug a pit and shot. 10 flashed still. Women came and pleaded for mercy. Found the body of 6 older men. There were 61 dead bodies. 3 cases of rape, one of Safed, a girl of 14. 4 men shot and killed. Of one they cut him with a knife on the Finger to take the Ring.“

As the Nakba, the German catastrophe, or misfortune, is called in the Arabic language, the flight and expulsion of approximately 750,000 Arab Palestinians from former British mandate territory of Palestine, the part on the 14. May 1948, received as the state of Israel, its independence

Palestinians were forced to leave their homes and possessions. They were on the run from militant Zionist groups, which is celebrated in many Palestinian villages, towns, cities, and municipalities massacres against Palestinians.

Zionist militias raided on 9. In April 1948, the Palestinian village of Deir Yassin with a hitherto unprecedented brutality.

For this purpose, the Journalist and author Arn strohmeyer writes:

It had come to the Arabs in a very negative UN-split decision to unrest among the Arab population. The Zionist armed forces of the Hagana and the underground groups Irgun and the stern group went very quickly to military counter-actions.

For the Jewish groups, the political and military leadership on may 10, was. March 1948 the Plan Dalet, said that Palestinian villages to destroy be (by setting them on Fire, Blow up and Mines in the debris) and the population to pass is.

In April 1948 the Jewish forces in Jerusalem attack began – first of all, the neighborhood of Shaykh Jarrah. The command was to occupy: "The district and all of the houses to destroy!" This was not immediately translated into reality, thanks to the Intervention of the British. The Zionist troops took part but the other parts of the city of Jerusalem under attack, the city was literally under siege, the old town, in the 2000 Jews, but also many Christians and Muslims lived, were there fled.

In the Zionist organizations attacked parts of the city it came to serious Assault, looting, too. Many houses were destroyed, others directly from the Jews accepted. In this period (on 9. April 1948) , perpetrated by the Irgun led by Menachem Begin, the massacre of Deir Yassin (a village near Jerusalem), which according to the Red cross about 250 Palestinians were murdered.

The massacre followed, especially the intention to put the Palestinians in a panic and they escape to cause. Only at the 19. May 1948, which became the Jordanian army [the Arab Legion] in Jerusalem. The Zionist forces destroyed virtually all of the 41 Arab villages in the part of the district of Jerusalem, the conquered and displaced 60 000 Arabs from West Jerusalem and its surroundings.

In the whole of Palestine are between the ages of 30. March and 15. May 1948, some 200 Palestinian towns and their inhabitants expelled been occupied. This is a clear indication that the Israeli myth is the truth that the Arabs are "voluntarily" fled. All this happened before a single Arab soldier entered Palestine.
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How Israel censors the internet (suitable for all ages)

An exposé on Israel's detailed projects – some public, some covert – to influence what people see on the Internet, and what they don't. From the article, "How Israel and its partisans work to censor the Internet" iakn.us/2Ixc6LC – the article has additional information and citations.Since the U.S. gives Israel over $10 million per day, it is essential that Americans are thoroughly informed on this issue.
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[html]<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Please stop saying that <a href="https://twitter.com/VP?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@VP</a> is a "deeply religious man" and is a "Christian." <br><br>The man is a religious fascist. That is all. He's not "Christian" by any measure. He's a fascist white supremacist misogynist using religion as his shield.</p>— Jodi Jacobson (@jljacobson) <a href="https://twitter.com/jljacobson/status/1 ... Etfw">July 13, 2019</a></blockquote>
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UK’s Zionist terror networks – GnasherJew, Labour Against Anti-Semitism, Sussex Friends of Israel – and their latest terror tool – “Labour Anti-Semitism Map”
https://www.redressonline.com/2019/11/u ... itism-map/

25th November 2019 QuickPress, British stooges
Exposing UK Zionist terror networks
Samantha Bentley writes:
A couple of months ago a fellow UK Labour Party supporter asked us if we had heard about the “anti-Semitism map”. We had not, so our friend sent us the link and suggested we looked to see if we were on the map. We honestly thought that we would never find our name on that map as we are not, and never have been, racist in any way. We are sure you can imagine our shock and anger to not only to find our names but also also our locations on the map. Not only were we angry about being labelled “anti-Semitic” but also at our private information being put on the map for everybody to see. It is a total invasion of our privacy and goes against data privacy regulations which are upheld by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

The creator of the map is Ray Baker, one of the pro-Israel, right-wing, racist trolls who use the GnasherJew account on Twitter. He resides in a place called Penclawdd in Swansea, Wales. His employment records show that he is working, or has worked, for Quintiles (now called IQVIA) and Fujitsu. His Twitter ID is @LaughingDevil1.

At the end of this piece we provide a link to the map plus a link to the ICO website’s complaints page. If you find yourself on the page, then we would advise you to make a complaint. We have made complaints and we do know that many others have also complained.

Who is behind this map? we hear you ask. The creator of the map is Ray Baker, one of the pro-Israel, right-wing, racist trolls who use the GnasherJew account on Twitter. He resides in a place called Penclawdd in Swansea, Wales. His employment records show that he is working, or has worked, for Quintiles (now called IQVIA) and Fujitsu. His Twitter ID is @LaughingDevil1. You can also find him on Facebook. The host site for the map is owned by an Israeli company which, when contacted about the map, stated it had no control over what its users published on the internet.

Ray Baker had decided who to put on the map utilising information gathered on Twitter and using the GnasherJew, Labour Against Anti-Semitism (LAAS) and Sussex Friends of Israel accounts (the information used is logged on each person’s entry on the map). When asked whether he had created the map, Ray Baker had no problem in admitting that he had, and said that he had done it so there was a record of anti-Semitism around the world.

They [the fake “anti-Semitism” Zionist networks] claim to be fighting anti-Semitism but the truth is that they are all rampant Islamophobes and are using the fight against anti-Semitism to hide the truth.

The creation of this map is part of the ongoing smear campaign by pro-Israel factions and the campaign of harassment and bullying by GnasherJew, Sussex Friends of Israel, LAAS, the “Campaign Against Anti-Semitism” and others to try to scare supporters of Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn and those who support Palestine. They claim to be fighting anti-Semitism but the truth is that they are all rampant Islamophobes and are using the fight against anti-Semitism to hide the truth. The pro-Israel groups are scared of Corbyn becoming prime minister because it will mean the end of aid for Israel and the beginning of help and aid for Palestine.

The campaign of harassment and bullying by these right wing [pro-Israel] elements has resulted in people leaving social media platforms like Twitter; losing their jobs when their employers have been contacted and told a load of lies about them; having family members being approached and told lies; suffering from anxiety and / or depression due to the stress of continual harassment and bullying.

There is a contingent within the Gnasherjew faction that is pro-Israel and it has been duped by GnasherJew. We will save this for another piece but we will share this with you now. The person behind the creation of Gnasherjew is called John Arnott – he resembles a typical English Defence League member in appearance (bald, beer belly). He lives in Oxfordshire and will be furious about the twinning of Oxford with Ramallah in Palestine.

The campaign of harassment and bullying by these right wing [pro-Israel] elements has resulted in people leaving social media platforms like Twitter; losing their jobs when their employers have been contacted and told a load of lies about them; having family members being approached and told lies; suffering from anxiety and / or depression due to the stress of continual harassment and bullying. The behaviour of these elements is a disgrace and a blight on all social media sites. The lack of censure by Twitter and Facebook against these elements is equally disgraceful.

Here are the links mentioned earlier to the complaints page of the Information Commissioner’s Office and to the “Labour Anti-Semitism Map”:

Information Commissioner’s Office Complaints ( use the personal information concerns): https://ico.org.uk/make-a-complaint/
Labour Anti-Semitism Map: https://labourantisemitism.wixsite.com/lamp
A huge “thank you” to Sally Eason and Labour Left Voice for their research, which made this article possible. John Arnott seems to be obsessed with Sally and with trying to make her life miserable. GnasherJew has made the closing of the Labour Left Voice Twitter account it’s raison d’etre (so far it has failed). Thanks also to Jason, Janie, Helen and Sian for reading the drafts of this article and for being sounding boards.
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The letter from a rabbi that won’t make the front pages of most of the mainstream media
Jeremy Corbyn and today's headlines
https://www.thecanary.co/opinion/2019/1 ... eam-media/

This article was further updated on 28 November at 12:55 to include a new copy of the letter with corrected contact details.

This article was updated on 28 November at 10:23 to include a statement from United European Jews after the authenticity of this letter was disputed online.

Following the Chief Rabbi’s comments and Jeremy Corbyn’s interview with Andrew Neil, allegations of antisemitism in the Labour Party have once again dominated the mainstream media.

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But there’s one letter from a rabbi that probably won’t make headlines in most of the media. And it’s a letter that everyone who’s ever condemned Corbyn regarding antisemitism needs to read.

‘We totally condemn and reject these remarks’
The letter, written to Jeremy Corbyn, is signed by Rabbi Mayer Weinberger on behalf of the Executive Board of the United European Jews organisation. It describes the Chief Rabbi’s comments that British Jews are “gripped by anxiety” at the thought of a Labour government as “unusually disturbing”.

It continues:

Please note that we totally reject and condemn in no uncertain terms these remarks, which does not represent the views of the mainstream chareidi Jews that live in the UK.

“Propaganda with a political and ideological agenda”
The letter doesn’t pull any punches in regard to the reasons behind the attack on Corbyn, saying:

We believe that such assertions are due to propaganda with a political and ideological agenda. An agenda, which, I might add, is diametrically opposed to fundamental Jewish values as well as the opinions of tens of thousands of Jews in our community.

And it thanks Corbyn for his:

numerous acts of solidarity with the Jewish community over many years and also welcome your assurances that Labour will do everything necessary to defend the Jewish way of life and protect our rights to practise our religion.

The authenticity of this letter has been challenged online. United European Jews told The Canary:

The letter was signed by our Executive Director Rabbi Meir Weinberger of Antwerp, Belgium. Our organization represents the views of tens of thousands ultra-orthodox Jews throughout Europe. The letter, written to Jeremy Corbyn and referring to it as “unusually disturbing,” states that Mirvis’ opinion does not represent “mainstream chareidi Jews.” There are about 70,000 chareidi Jews living in the UK.

The Chareidi community, which is often reclusive and whose voice if often underrepresented in the mainstream media, is particularly susceptible to misrepresentation on the part of officials who purport to speak in their name.

The letter, which declares Mirvis’ pronouncement as “propaganda with a political and ideological agenda,” and expresses gratitude toward Mr. Corbyn for his “numerous acts of solidarity” with the Jewish community, has been condemned online by Corbyn opponents as fraudulent, but its authenticity can be verified with the organization (www.unitedeuropeanjews.org).

Our organization is represented by 19 distinguished rabbis who lead prominent and respected congregations. This is not the first time chareidi declarations of gratitude to Corbyn were alleged to be forgeries. Earlier this year, a letter to the Times signed by 12 holocaust survivors and a letter signed by over two dozen rabbis were suggested as forgeries by the Jewish Chronicle and the Jerusalem Post, but turned out to be authentic.

Either papers have yet to issue an apology.

It added that the reason some people had problems with contacting it is that it had “just moved into new premises and our lines are not yet up and running.”

Our media is broken
This letter should be given the prominence the Chief Rabbi’s letter was given. But it won’t be. Because unlike the letter from the Chief Rabbi, who had previously described Boris Johnson as “a longstanding friend and champion of the Jewish community”, this letter won’t further the interests of the billionaire press.

And as one of those British Jews who disagree with the Chief Rabbi, this is devastating. Because I can see my identity being twisted by right-wing media outlets that directly promote racism and bigotry. There are so many of us who don’t agree that there is an antisemitism ‘crisis’ in Labour. Despite the fear of social media, many of us are speaking out. And I’m very grateful to Weinberger and the Executive Board of the United European Jews for writing something that so badly needs saying.

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European Jews to Demonstrate at EU Headquarters in Brussels

June 27, 2013
As tensions between the State of Israel and the Orthodox Jewish community over new draft policy reach a climax, European Jewry is reacting: a massive demonstration in Brussels at the Headquarters of the European Commission at 9A Place Schuman, 3:00 PM, to be attended by over 1,000 rabbinical leaders and delegates from the UK, France, Germany, Austria, Belgium and other European countries, will call for universal recognition and support for the oppressed Orthodox minority in Israel.

During the demonstration, a delegation of rabbis will meet with Leonello Gabrici, representative of Catherine Ashton, the High Representative Vice President of the European Commission.

“The Orthodox Jewish community lived peacefully in the Holy Land under numerous regimes for centuries prior to the establishment of the State of Israel,” said Rabbi Yaakov Shapiro, one of the prospective speakers at the demonstration. “They are a separatist community, always avoiding the draft and not recognizing the government of Israel as their representatives. They are not a party to the conflicts between the state and its neighbors, which the Zionists brought upon themselves - they simply want to continue living in peace as G-d’s people.”

The Zionist movement set out to dominate and eradicate religious observance and recast the Jewish people in a new, nationalistic mold. They say they need the Orthodox to share the burden, but that is only to camouflage their true goal: to integrate the Orthodox into their secular society. Israeli leaders see the army as the ideal environment where they can efficiently carry out mass transformation of the Orthodox community, and therefore they now want to force them to join the army even at the cost of jeopardizing its own capabilities. After all, the army has always been the state’s melting pot, where Jews from traditional communities all over the world were transformed into secular Israelis.

Orthodox rabbinic leaders in the Holy Land have stated clearly that complying with this new draft is a violation of the Jewish religion and their community will resist this decree by all means necessary. Their young men will go to prison rather than join the army.

The Israeli state is now using unprecedented tactics of intimidation to transform the Jewish religion; its hatred towards religious observance knows no boundaries and has grown to a degree never seen before.

In Jerusalem and New York, massive demonstrations were held in the past weeks, attended by tens of thousands of Orthodox Jews, to cry out against the decree.

Next week's European demonstration is being held in front of the EU offices in Brussels in order to appeal to the European Commission to provide international protection to those of the Orthodox community who flee the State of Israel and to ensure that all its member states recognize them as refugees and asylum seekers.

It is anticipated that the leaders of the European nations will bring pressure to bear on the State of Israel to change this plan, and allow the religious Jews in the Holy Land to continue living and practicing their faith in peace.

European Jewry hopes and prays that the EU will act in accordance with its charter: "The European Union sees human rights as universal and indivisible. It actively promotes and defends them both within its borders and when engaging in relations with non-EU countries."

The following rabbis in the UK have signed the announcement of this demonstration:

Rabbi Avraham Yosef Rubinfeld, Kehal Chareidim
Rabbi Avraham Mondrer, Kossov
Rabbi Aharon Dovid Dunner, member of the London Beis Din
Rabbi Uriah Ashkenazi, Stanislaw
Rabbi Alter Elimelech Schwartz, Tchoba
Rabbi Eliezer Schlessinger, Kollel Yeshivas Haramah
Rabbi Eliezer Dovid Friedman, Belz
Rabbi Eliezer Yom Tov Lipa Braun, Nitra
Rabbi Eliezer Mordechai Stolzberg, Satmar
Rabbi Elyakim Schlessinger, Yeshivas Haramah
Rabbi Ephraim Landau, Beis Din of London
Rabbi Aryeh Weiss, Vizhnitz
Rabbi Asher Anshel Jungreis, Tiferes Amram
Rabbi Ben Zion Blum, Bobov
Rabbi Boruch Chuna Greenfeld, Bobov of Clapton
Rabbi Boruch Leib Rabinowitz, Biala
Rabbi Dovid Hager, Vizhnitz
Rabbi Zev Halevi Feldman, Etz Chaim
Rabbi Chaim Pinter, Bikovsk
Rabbi Yosef Padwa, Cheishev Haefod
Rabbi Yosef Binyamin Halevi Wosner, Satmar
Rabbi Yosef Yehuda Weiss, Belz
Rabbi Yechiel Yechezkel Inzlicht, Beirach Moshe
Rabbi Yechezkel Shraga Priezel, Skver
Rabbi Yaakov Dovid Domb, Tehilos Yoel
Rabbi Yaakov Meir Rosenbaum, Gur
Rabbi Yitzchok Friedman, Beis Din of London
Rabbi Yitzchok Eizik Rosenbaum, Stroznitz
Rabbi Yishaya Yechiel Schlessinger, Shaarei Tefillah
Rabbi Meir Markowitz, Satmar
Rabbi Mendel Kahana, Spinka
Rabbi Mordechai Weinberg, Slonim
Rabbi Mordechai Leifer, Nadborna
Rabbi Moshe Chaim Ephraim Padwa, Av Beis Din of London
Rabbi Moshe Yitzchok Lunzer, Satmar
Rabbi Moshe Pollack, Satmar
Rabbi Naftoli Elimelech Dovid Leizer, Pshevorsk
Rabbi Naftoili Pinchos Englander, Beis Din of London
Rabbi Sinai Deutsch, Shatz
Rabbi Ezriel Schechter, Kehillah of London
Rabbi Tzvi Nechemiah Halevi Schneck, Satmar
Rabbi Shulem Weiss, Minchas Yitzchok
Rabbi Shulem Friedman, Beis Din of London
Rabbi Shmuel Binyamin Krauss, Beis Shlomo Aryeh
Rabbi Shmaya Lev, Satmar

Click here to read the original announcement.

The following rabbis of Antwerp, Belgium have added their signatures:

Rabbi Yehuda Moskowitz, Shatz
Rabbi Boruch Kahana, Spinka
Rabbi Chaim Yosef Dovid Weiss, Satmar
Rabbi Chaim Eliyahu Greenfeld, Skver
Rabbi Chananya Yom Tov Lipa Teitelbaum, Satmar
Rabbi Yehuda Leifer, Premishlan
Rabbi Yissachar Ber Kohn, Satmar
Rabbi Meir Weinberger, Satmar
Rabbi Menachem Mendel Lemberger, Satmar
Rabbi Mordechai Greenfeld, Vizhnitz
Rabbi Mordechai Halevi Gross, Belz
Rabbi Moshe Halberstam, Bobov
Rabbi Moshe Ahron Reich, Beis Moshe V'aharon
Rabbi Shmuel Luria, Vizhnitz
Rabbi Shmuel Chaim Yechezkel Paneth, Deesh
Rabbi Shimon Avraham Greenfeld, Khal Chassidim

Rabbi Alexander Asher Margolios, Ohel Moshe, Vienna
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Harriet Sherwood in The Guardian, 12/11/15
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/n ... s-policies

First major survey of attitudes since 2010 finds 73% think Israel’s approach to making peace with Palestinians is damaging its standing in the world

More than two-thirds of British Jews have a “sense of despair” every time an expansion of Israeli settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem is approved, and three-quarters think that Israel’s approach to making peace with the Palestinians is damaging its standing in the world, according to a new poll.

Ninety per cent support Israel’s right to exist as a Jewish state, but the poll also found widespread unease with the policies of the Israeli government. More than half (58%) say that Israel “will be seen as an apartheid state if it tries to retain control over borders that contain more Arabs than Jews” – in effect, if it continues its 47-year occupation of the Palestinian territories.

The poll is the first major survey of the attitudes of British Jews to Israel since 2010. It was commissioned by Yachad, a pro-peace organisation based in the UK, and carried out by Ipsos Mori, with independent analysis led by City University.

The findings will bolster British advocates of a peace deal with the Palestinians. Although the Israeli prime minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, routinely proclaims his willingness to negotiate a two-state solution to the conflict, there has been no progress towards peace since he took office in 2009.

The key findings of the poll include:

* 75% of British Jews agree that “the expansion of settlements on the West Bank is a major obstacle to peace”, and 68% have a “sense of despair” whenever new expansion is approved.
* 73% believe Israel’s approach to peace is damaging its standing in the world.
* 71% see the two-state solution as the only way Israel can achieve peace.
* 72% reject the statement that “the Palestinians have no legitimate claim to a land of their own”.
* 62% support ceding territory to achieve peace, but that falls to 50% if withdrawal is seen as posing a risk to Israel’s security.
* 47% see the Israeli government as “constantly creating obstacles to avoid engaging in the peace process” (32% disagreed).
* A clear majority (70%) backed Israel’s demand that the Palestinians must recognise it as a Jewish state, and almost two-thirds said peace negotiations were “pointless as long as incitement against Israel is taught in Palestinian schools”.
* Most respondents (59%) endorsed the view that the Palestinians are not a credible partner in the peace process.

On last summer’s conflict in Gaza, an overwhelming majority supported Israel’s right to respond to Hamas rockets, but more than a third said the scale of the response was disproportionate.

Stephen Miller of City University, who led the analysis of the poll data, said the figures showed a majority of British Jews held “dovish” views of the conflict. Younger Jews, the better educated and those belonging to progressive synagogues or no synagogues were more likely to be pro-peace.

“Our research shows that although British Jews are overwhelmingly supportive of Israel’s right to exist as a Jewish state, proud of its achievements and mindful of its security needs, their attitudes to its policies and conduct are far more diverse, and far more critical, than many would have expected,” he said.

The number of respondents identifying themselves as Zionists has fallen from 72% to 59% since the 2010 survey, although the authors suggested this could be attributed to changing definitions of Zionism. The vast majority (93%) say Israel plays a part in their Jewish identity, with almost three-quarters saying it is important or central.

Almost one in five British Jews have considered moving to Israel because of concerns over antisemitism, the poll found. Eight out of 10 believed that double standards were applied to Israeli military action compared with other conflicts.

The views of the British Jewish community were shifting, said Hannah Weisfeld, director of Yachad. “Feelings of despair, conflict between loyalty to Israel and concern over policies of the government are mainstream, not marginal, positions.”

Although British Jews were increasingly willing to speak out over their concerns, “this is against a backdrop of a Jewish community that remains fully committed to Israel and its centrality to Jewish identity”.

A separate poll published this week on attitudes to Israel among the general British public found that more than half viewed Israel as the UK’s main ally in the Middle East. Almost one in eight did not object to a boycott of Israel, with 47% opposed. The poll was commissioned by the pro-Israel organisation Bicom.

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Zionism Versus Bolshevism (1920)
by Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill
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Caption of accompanying photograph: “Mr. Churchill inspecting his old regiment, the 4th Hussars, at Aldershot last week”

SOME people like Jews and some do not; but no thoughtful man can doubt the fact that they are beyond all question the most formidable and the most remarkable race which has ever appeared in the world.

Disraeli, the Jew Prime Minister of England, and Leader of the Conservative Party, who was always true to his race and proud of his origin, said on a well-known occasion: “The Lord deals with the nations as the nations deal with the Jews.” Certainly when we look at the miserable state of Russia, where of all countries in the world the Jews were the most cruelly treated, and contrast it with the fortunes of our own country, which seems to have been so providentially preserved amid the awful perils of these times, we must admit that nothing that has since happened in the history of the world has falsified the truth of Disraeli’s confident assertion.

Good and Bad Jews.
The conflict between good and evil which proceeds unceasingly in the breast of man nowhere reaches such an intensity as in the Jewish race. The dual nature of mankind is nowhere more strongly or more terribly exemplified. We owe to the Jews in the Christian revelation a system of ethics which, even if it were entirely separated from the supernatural, would be incomparably the most precious possession of mankind, worth in fact the fruits of all other wisdom and learning put together. On that system and by that faith there has been built out of the wreck of the Roman Empire the whole of our existing civilisation.

And it may well be that this same astounding race may at the present time be in the actual process of producing another system of morals and philosophy, as malevolent as Christianity was benevolent, which, if not arrested, would shatter irretrievably all that Christianity has rendered possible. It would almost seem as if the gospel of Christ and the gospel of Antichrist were destined to originate among the same people; and that this mystic and mysterious race had been chosen for the supreme manifestations, both of the divine and the diabolical.

"National" Jews.
There can be no greater mistake than to attribute to each individual a recognisable share in the qualities which make up the national character. There are all sorts of men – good, bad and, for the most part, indifferent – in every country, and in every race. Nothing is more wrong than to deny to an individual, on account of race or origin, his right to be judged on his personal merits and conduct. In a people of peculiar genius like the Jews, contrasts are more vivid, the extremes are more widely separated, the resulting consequences are more decisive.

At the present fateful period there are three main lines of political conception among the Jews, two of which are helpful and hopeful in a very high degree to humanity, and the third absolutely destructive.

First there are the Jews who, dwelling in every country throughout the world, identify themselves with that country, enter into its national life, and, while adhering faithfully to their own religion, regard themselves as citizens in the fullest sense of the State which has received them. Such a Jew living in England would say, “I am an Englishman practising the Jewish faith.” This is a worthy conception, and useful in the highest degree. We in Great Britain well know that during the great struggle the influence of what may be called the “National Jews” in many lands was cast preponderatingly on the side of the Allies; and in our own Army Jewish soldiers have played a most distinguished part, some rising to the command of armies, others winning the Victoria Cross for valour.

The National Russian Jews, in spite of the disabilities under which they have suffered, have managed to play an honourable and useful part in the national life even of Russia. As bankers and industrialists they have strenuously promoted the development of Russia’s economic resources and they were foremost in the creation of those remarkable organisations, the Russian Co-operative Societies. In politics their support has been given, for the most part, to liberal and progressive movements, and they have been among the staunchest upholders of friendship with France and Great Britain.

International Jews.
In violent opposition to all this sphere of Jewish effort rise the schemes of the International Jews. The adherents of this sinister confederacy are mostly men reared up among the unhappy populations of countries where Jews are persecuted on account of their race. Most, if not all, of them have forsaken the faith of their forefathers, and divorced from their minds all spiritual hopes of the next world. This movement among the Jews is not new. From the days of Spartacus-Weishaupt to those of Karl Marx, and down to Trotsky (Russia), Bela Kun (Hungary), Rosa Luxembourg (Germany), and Emma Goldman (United States), this world-wide conspiracy for the overthrow of civilisation and for the reconstitution of society on the basis of arrested development, of envious malevolence, and impossible equality, has been steadily growing. It played, as a modern writer, Mrs. Webster, has so ably shown, a definitely recognisable part in the tragedy of the French Revolution. It has been the mainspring of every subversive movement during the Nineteenth Century; and now at last this band of extraordinary personalities from the underworld of the great cities of Europe and America have gripped the Russian people by the hair of their heads and have become practically the undisputed masters of that enormous empire.

Terrorist Jews.
There is no need to exaggerate the part played in the creation of Bolshevism and in the actual bringing about of the Russian Revolution by these international and for the most part atheistical Jews. It is certainly a very great one; it probably outweighs all others. With the notable exception of Lenin, the majority of the leading figures are Jews. Moreover, the principal inspiration and driving power comes from the Jewish leaders. Thus Tchitcherin, a pure Russian, is eclipsed by his nominal subordinate Litvinoff, and the influence of Russians like Bukharin or Lunacharski cannot be compared with the power of Trotsky, or of Zinovieff, the Dictator of the Red Citadel (Petrograd), or of Krassin or Radek – all Jews. In the Soviet institutions the predominance of Jews is even more astonishing. And the prominent, if not indeed the principal, part in the system of terrorism applied by the Extraordinary Commissions for Combating Counter-Revolution has been taken by Jews, and in some notable cases by Jewesses. The same evil prominence was obtained by Jews in the brief period of terror during which Bela Kun ruled in Hungary. The same phenomenon has been presented in Germany (especially in Bavaria), so far as this madness has been allowed to prey upon the temporary prostration of the German people. Although in all these countries there are many non-Jews every whit as bad as the worst of the Jewish revolutionaries, the part played by the latter in proportion to their numbers in the population is astonishing.

"Protector of the Jews."
Needless to say, the most intense passions of revenge have been excited in the breasts of the Russian people. Wherever General Denikin’s authority could reach, protection was always accorded to the Jewish population, and strenuous efforts were made by his officers to prevent reprisals and to punish those guilty of them. So much was this the case that the Petlurist propaganda against General Denikin denounced him as the Protector of the Jews. The Misses Healy, nieces of Mr. Tim Healy, in relating their personal experiences in Kieff, have declared that to their knowledge on more than one occasion officers who committed offences against Jews were reduced to the ranks and sent out of the city to the front. But the hordes of brigands by whom the whole vast expanse of the Russian Empire is becoming infested do not hesitate to gratify their lust for blood and for revenge at the expense of the innocent Jewish population whenever an opportunity occurs. The brigand Makhno, the hordes of Petlura and of Gregorieff, who signalised their every success by the most brutal massacres, everywhere found among the half-stupefied, half-infuriated population an eager response to anti-Semitism in its worst and foulest forms.

The fact that in many cases Jewish interests and Jewish places of worship are excepted by the Bolsheviks from their universal hostility has tended more and more to associate the Jewish race in Russia with the villainies which are now being perpetrated. This is an injustice on millions of helpless people, most of whom are themselves sufferers from the revolutionary regime. It becomes, therefore, specially important to foster and develop any strongly-marked Jewish movement which leads directly away from these fatal associations. And it is here that Zionism has such a deep significance for the whole world at the present time.

A Home for the Jews.
Zionism offers the third sphere to the political conceptions of the Jewish race. In violent contrast to international communism, it presents to the Jew a national idea of a commanding character. It has fallen to the British Government, as the result of the conquest of Palestine, to have the opportunity and the responsibility of securing for the Jewish race all over the world a home and a centre of national life. The statesmanship and historic sense of Mr. Balfour were prompt to seize this opportunity. Declarations have been made which have irrevocably decided the policy of Great Britain. The fiery energies of Dr. Weissmann, the leader, for practical purposes, of the Zionist project, backed by many of the most prominent British Jews, and supported by the full authority of Lord Allenby, are all directed to achieving the success of this inspiring movement.

Of course, Palestine is far too small to accommodate more than a fraction of the Jewish race, nor do the majority of national Jews wish to go there. But if, as may well happen, there should be created in our own lifetime by the banks of the Jordan a Jewish State under the protection of the British Crown, which might comprise three or four millions of Jews, an event would have occurred in the history of the world which would, from every point of view, be beneficial, and would be especially in harmony with the truest interests of the British Empire.

Zionism has already become a factor in the political convulsions of Russia, as a powerful competing influence in Bolshevik circles with the international communistic system. Nothing could be more significant than the fury with which Trotsky has attacked the Zionists generally, and Dr. Weissmann in particular. The cruel penetration of his mind leaves him in no doubt that his schemes of a world-wide communistic State under Jewish domination are directly thwarted and hindered by this new ideal, which directs the energies and the hopes of Jews in every land towards a simpler, a truer, and a far more attainable goal. The struggle which is now beginning between the Zionist and Bolshevik Jews is little less than a struggle for the soul of the Jewish people.

Duty of Loyal Jews.
It is particularly important in these circumstances that the national Jews in every country who are loyal to the land of their adoption should come forward on every occasion, as many of them in England have already done, and take a prominent part in every measure for combating the Bolshevik conspiracy. In this way they will be able to vindicate the honour of the Jewish name and make it clear to all the world that the Bolshevik movement is not a Jewish movement, but is repudiated vehemently by the great mass of the Jewish race.

But a negative resistance to Bolshevism in any field is not enough. Positive and practicable alternatives are needed in the moral as well as in the social sphere; and in building up with the utmost possible rapidity a Jewish national centre in Palestine which may become not only a refuge to the oppressed from the unhappy lands of Central Europe, but which will also be a symbol of Jewish unity and the temple of Jewish glory, a task is presented on which many blessings rest.
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Fascinating info but this is definitely NOT an endorsement
Use of idea of Holohoax definitely can be interpreted as antisemitic though some Jews like Norman Finklestein might disagree
This article ITSELF is antisemitic - but interesting info on Prince Charles etc.

Powerful Jews Are Worried, Roll Out Major Holohoax Hysteria Projects
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The charge of anti-semitism has become the preferred cudgel used to beat the non-Jewish world into submission to Jewish demands.

Along with the always highly publicized January 27 “International Holocaust Remembrance Day” Anniversary of the Auschwitz-Birkenau liberation—there are several other antisemitism-themed developments that have arisen in December as well. The most closely connected to 'Holocaust Day' is the Fifth World Holocaust Forum, scheduled to take place on January 23, 2020 at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem, under the auspices of the President of the State of Israel. The four previous Forums were held in Poland, Ukraine and Czech Republic—the last in January 2015, the first in 2005—and all four had the theme “Let My People Live.” This year's theme is new: “Remembering the Holocaust, Fighting Antisemitism.” More on this later.

Trying to look dignified and friendly, the frontpeople of the Fifth WORLD Holocaust Forum announce their event "Remembering the Holocaust, Fighting Antisemitism" will take place in Jerusalem on Jan. 23, 2020. Left to right: Avner Shalev, Chairman of Yad V
Ronald Lauder takes off the gloves

A brand new “antisemitism watchdog group” was also announced in December: the Antisemitism Accountability Project (ASAP), meant to provide action rather than simply 'talking about the problem'. It's funded with $25 million to start by Ronald S. Lauder, cosmetics billionaire and long-time president of the World Jewish Congress (pictured in his New York office below left). According to the ASAP's own poll, antisemitism has doubled over the past five years. “We need action,” Lauder declared.

The 'action' from the ASAP will be watching (“we are watching you”) for antisemitism in universities and college classrooms, monitoring for antisemitic pro-BDS bills as well as classes where professors or lecturers espouse antisemitism. Student snitches, Lauder said, will monitor the classrooms and if there are lecturers who engage in antisemitism, “We will go after their reputation.”

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The ASAP will also monitor politicians, from the level of the city council through the sheriff’s office, Congress and the highest office in the country (watch out President Trump and Democrat candidates). When it comes to antisemitic politicians, Lauder said that ASAP will use aggressive political campaigns against federal, state, and local candidates who support or normalize antisemitism.

“If we use the money correctly,” he said, “we can have a big impact.” Lauder is starting with $25 million in the US, but there are plenty more billions where that comes from. Should money continue to be seen as an element of “free speech” in elections? I don't think so. There is nothing free about billionaire oligarchs ruling over the rest of us.

Trump issues executive order on antisemitism in December

In the United States, there is a new executive order signed by President Donald Trump (left) that instructs federal agencies to "consider" a definition of anti-Semitism from the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance in investigating complaints of discrimination under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Like many of the actions on behalf of Jews taken by President Trump, this order looks worse than it actually is. However, it advances the perception that antisemitism is a serious problem that requires legislation and legal action.
Jared Kushner, a son-in-law and senior adviser to Trump, wrote about the order in an op-ed published in The New York Times:

"Anti-Zionism is anti-Semitism. The inclusion of this language with contemporary examples gives critical guidance to agencies enforcing Title VI provisions."

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But Jews decided that anti-Zionism is anti-Semitism; only Jews. Kushner is a Jew. This was never put to a referendum of the American people. Let the whole American people decide if anti-zionism is antisemitism, and whether we think Jewish students are suffering unique discrimination on college campuses.

Advocates of campus free speech rights argued that instructing federal agencies to adopt the IHRA definition to aid in their enforcement of Title VI could [has the intention to] chill speech critical of Israel. But this is America, land of the free! If Jews can't handle freedom, especially freedom of speech, the hallmark of our constitutional rights, they can go somewhere else more to their liking.

I wrote to Donald Trump expressing my displeasure at this executive order.

German Justice Minister intends to make antisemitism an aggravating factor in crimes

In Germany, the President of the Central Council of Jews in Germany Josef Schuster complained that justices were soft on antisemitic crime, and welcomed the fact that German Justice Minister Christine Lambrecht (SPD) told parliament last month that antisemitism would be made an aggravating factor for hate crimes, paving the way for tougher sentences.

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Schuster also addressed the rise of the "far-right" Alternative for Germany (AfD), saying that the party had shifted the red lines of what was acceptable to say, causing minorities to feel unsafe. "From words come deeds," Schuster said. Just more attacks on speech because of pressure from Jews.

Boris Johnson says “Every decent person in Britain is fighting antisemitism”


On Dec. 22, the British Prime Minister gave a Chanukah message in which he said (apparently because he thought this was what his Jewish constituents demanded to hear):

"In the media, on the streets and particularly online, antisemites have, in alarming numbers, been emboldened to crawl out from under their rocks and begin once again to spread their brand of noxious hatred far and wide.

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"Today, as Britain's Jews seek to drive back the darkness of resurgent antisemitism, you have every decent person in this country fighting by your side. Because Britain would not be Britain without its Jewish community.”

Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis spoke Sunday at 'Chanukah in the Square' in Trafalgar Square, London, along with mayor Sadiq Khan, saying:

"We will do everything we can to eradicate the scourge of antisemitism. We will not be silenced.”

“75 years after Auschwitz” is theme for International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Jan 27

The theme reflects on the fact that 75 years of holocaust education has not eradicated antisemitism around the world, in the opinion of Jewry, even though Jews are richer, more powerful and more accepted in more places than ever before. Could it be that Jews are expecting something that no people can expect—to be universally loved and admired by all?

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Are the Jews failing to see themselves and the world in realistic terms? Yes and yes. But even more, Jews are wanting to have total control over their future at the expense of freedom for the rest of us. Put another way, Jews want to guarantee their safety and freedom from any possible persecution by taking away other's freedoms.

This is unreasonable, and should be addressed by way of expecting Jews to monitor their own behavior toward non-Jews rather than seek to control us with laws preferential to themselves. This blindness of Jews must be staunchly opposed for the sake of our own people.

“Remembering the Holocaust, Fighting Antisemitism,” Jan 23

The announcement of the Fifth World Holocaust Forum was made by Avner Shalev, Chairman of Yad Vashem; Israel Katz, Israel's Foreign Minister; Reuven Rivlin, President of Israel; and Dr. Moshe Kantor, President of the Forum.

The message they want to sound is that “antisemitism has no place in our global society.” Said Shalev:

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"The Holocaust has become a paradigm to measure the human capacity to engage in radical, cruel and systematic evil, not only because of its unprecedented scope – the murder of six million Jewish men, women and children – but also because of the 'rationale"' behind Nazi ideology – the extermination of the Jewish people as a way to protect their own national interests and that of the 'pure German race."

This is nuts and simply a weak-minded attempt to justify irresponsible Jewish exaggerations. The German “Nazis” would never have conceived of, or needed to “exterminate the Jewish people” in order to “protect their national interests” or a “pure German race.” They were smart enough to know such a scheme could only backfire on them.

Jews think they can portray NS Germans both as fanatics who were so filled with irrational hatred they could not think straight and made stupid mistakes—as well as cold-blooded efficient killers able to make millions of corpses disappear at will. This is fantasyland.

“The ability of an advanced society to justify the eradication of an entire people and culture was supported and even encouraged by age-old antisemitic tropes, some of which are present in our post-Holocaust global society."

More non-sense. Only Jews can spout tripe like this and get away with it. No one will contradict them. The chairman of Yad Vashem goes on:

"Yad Vashem works tirelessly to increase the knowledge and awareness of the history of the Holocaust, not only to ensure that its memory continues to be relevant 75 years after the end of WWII, but also as a tool to fight antisemitism, racism and xenophobia, alarming phenomena that are on the rise around the world today."

Dr. Moshe Kantor, Founder and President of the World Holocaust Forum (read about him), added his own over-the-top words to the stew:

“Antisemitism is a hatred that knows no boundaries, and has been adopted by multiple ideologies. Jews are relentlessly attacked by the Left, the Right, and the mainstream. This is another pivotal point in history where the leaders of the world have to stand up and act. Words are not enough, and I conceived of the World Holocaust Forum to be a place where we can create an action plan to aggressively fight back against antisemitism.”

“We are building a global coalition of leaders who can send a strong message that will resonate around the world that Antisemitism, in all its forms, is absolutely unacceptable.”

Their goal is to pass laws on a global scale criminalizing any words or actions against Jews—to put Jews, and Israel too, above the law and above criticism. There are to be no nationalist enclaves outside Israel where free speech can exist, where free thought is allowed. Everything will be monitored by Jews. Yet in spite of that, the elites of European society are committing to attend the Jerusalem conference! The cream of the crop for the Jewish organizers is Prince Charles, His Royal Highness, heir to the British Crown.

“Prince Charles is a figure of strong moral authority [ahem​] and has long been recognized as a leading voice against intolerance, hate and antisemitism. That Prince Charles has chosen to attend our unprecedented conference on Holocaust remembrance and against antisemitism on his first official visit to Israel speaks volumes,”

said Moshe Kantor.

It surely does, as Charles is morally compromised by his affair with current wife Camilla during his marriage to Diana, and his shoddy treatment of wife Diana. There is nothing of moral authority in any member of that royal family. They are following the money like all other establishment members in good standing.

Heads of state from around the world that have already confirmed their attendence at this writing are: President of Russia Vladimir Putin, President of France Emmanuel Macron, President of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier, President of Italy Sergio Mattarella and President of Austria Alexander Van der Bellen.

Well can the organizers of the Fifth World Holocaust Forum feel satisfied that their plans are moving in the right direction for them. What about those of us who disagree? We need to do more than talk also: we need action. Go to www.jan27.org and share it with your friends.

And watch this space for further developments leading up to Monday, January 27th
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UK Zionist Campaign Against Antisemitism under investigation by the Charities Commission and may be heading for a police investigation
4th February 2020 QuickPress, British stooges
CAA under police investigation
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Gilad Atzmon writes:
On 30 January the Jewish “charity”, the Campaign Against Antisemitsm (CAA), declared that it would “be selecting a number of future dates on which to picket the 606 [jazz] club over its decision” to present a jazz performance by yours truly. With this threat, the CAA crossed the line. This time it wasn’t just going after me or my band, this time its threat was directed at an entire community of musicians and music lovers for whom the 606 club is a pre-eminent venue, and none of whom has anything to do with me or my ideas.

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Such threats are anathema to British and Western values; the way to counter ideas with which they don’t agree is to present their own position. The tactic of gross intimidation, of menacing an entire community over the lawful speech of one member are more characteristic of organised crime than of a British charity.

On 2 February I reported the CAA’s actions to the police. They took my complaint very seriously and I was interviewed for two hours. I had the strong impression that the matter was already known to the police.

During the time the police interviewed me, I received a message that the CAA is under investigation by the Charities Commission.

I was advised that every musician, music venue, promoter or audience member who is or has been subject to any intimidation or harassment by the CAA should contact the police immediately.

No one should be harassed, especially by a “charity”, and I want to believe that the threats to British politicians, artists, intellectuals, journalists, venues and ordinary people are about to come to an end. Such a development would make life safer and more comfortable for Jews and gentiles alike.
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I wrote the following thesis/essay/diatribe whatever you may want to call it about a decade ago. Through it I’ve discussed, Jewry, anti-Zionism, anti-semetism and the difference between the two.

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Where the Torah tells about the creation of the first human being, the most prominent Jewish commentator, Rashi, explains that the earth from which Adam was formed was not taken from one spot but from various parts of the globe. Thus human dignity does not depend on the place of one's birth nor is it limited to one region.

The greatness or worth of a person is not measured by his or her outward appearance. Jews believe that Adam was created in God's image and that he is the common ancestor of all mankind. At this stage in human history, there is no room for privileged people who can do with others as they please.

Human life is sacred and human rights are not to be denied by those who would subvert them for "national security" or for any other reason. No one knows this better than the Jews, who have been second-class citizens so often and for so long. Zionists, however are different matter altogether. This is understandable because Judaism and Zionism are by no means the same. Indeed they are incompatible and irreconcilable: If one is a good Jew, one cannot be a Zionist; if one is a Zionist, one cannot be a good Jew.

For over 60 years we have been witnessing Zionism, some are more familiar with it than others. For those who have been in the fight with Zionism for only the last ten or twenty years, what can be said about Zionism may be surprising or even shocking.

Nevertheless these matters must be stated clearly and openly, because unless the disease of Zionism is diagnosed accurately, it cannot be cured. Too long have those opposed to Zionism engaged in daydreaming and wishful thinking. In order to recognize Zionism for what it is, one has to know about Judaism, and about Zionism -- the opposite and negation of Judaism, and about Jewish history. I am going to write about this, gathered information throughout the years, I am not going to talk about the actions of the Zionists; they will be adequately dealt with by others. I plan to discuss Zionism, which is rebellion against God and treason to the Jewish people.
I am going to do it in section, and if you are a Jew and feel that you can add and negate what I have to say please feel free to do so.

In order to understand the differences between being a Jew and being a Zionist I like to render a definition of a Jew in context of religion as well as race. Then I argue the absurdity of likening of Anti-Semitism to Anti-Zionism, a tool used by Zionists to shape and divert attention and change the narration to their political benefit.

So let us begin with few definitions:
Who is a Jew? A Jew is anyone who has a Jewish mother or who converted to Judaism in conformity with Halacha, which is collective body of Jewish religious law, including biblical law (mitzvoth or commandment) and later Talmudic and Rabbinic Law, as well as customs and traditions. This definition alone excludes racism. According to Jewish tradition, there are seven laws, which apply to all human beings. Then there are the Ten Commandments, which form basic standard of morality and conduct for adherents of all monotheistic religions. In addition to these, there are 613 laws obligatory for Jews, and every Jew has to observe those applicable to him/her according to Jewish religious laws. It is the carrying out of these mitzvoth, "commandments," which constitutes the essence of being Jewish, and therefore of the Jewish people and their covenant with God.

Judaism does not seek converts, but those who do convert are accepted on a basis of equality, in fact some of the most eminent and respected rabbis were converts to Judaism.
Jewish parents throughout the world bless their children every Sabbath and holiday eve, and they have done it in the same way for millennia. If the children are girls, the blessing is, "May God let you be like Sarah, Rebecca, Rachel and Leah." Not one of these matriarchs was born a Jewess; they were all converts to Judaism.

If the children are boys, the blessing is, "May God let you be like Ephraim and Menashe." The mother of these two was an Egyptian woman who became Jewish and had married Joseph. Moses himself, the greatest Jew who ever lived, married a Midianite woman who became Jewish.

Finally, the Tenach, the holy writings of the Jew, contains the book of Ruth. Not only this woman was not Jewish by birth, but she came from the Moabites, traditional enemies of the Jewish people. At its very end, the book of Ruth traces the ancestry of King David, the greatest king the Jews ever had, to Ruth, his great-grandmother.

Apart from the Zionists, the only ones who consistently considered the Jews a “RACE” were the Nazis. And they only served to prove the stupidity and irrationality of racism. Even Nazis had no way to prove “racially” if someone was Jew or Aryan (the Nazi term for non-Jewish Germans). The only way to decide whether a person was Jewish was to trace the religious affiliation of the parents or grandparents. So much for the Nazis racial nonsense.

Now that we have put the Jews in the context of “race” to rest, let us examine a second definition/question:
Is there a Jewish people/nation? If so, what is its mission?

Let us make this completely clear; The Jewish nation was not born or reconstituted a generation ago by some Zionist politicians. The Jewish nation was born on Mount Sinai when the Jews by their response, "let us do and let us hear," adopted the Torah given to them by God for all future generations. “This day you become a people," though valid still today, was spoken thousands of years ago.

In what way are the Jews a "chosen people"? Every Jewish man anywhere and at any time when called to the reading of the Torah says, "Who has chosen us from all the peoples and gave us His Torah". This is the way in which the Jews are “chosen”.
The Jewish people are chosen NOT for domination over others, NOT for conquest or warfare, but TO SERVE GOD HENCE TO SERVE MANKIND. "And the hands are the hands of Esau," has been traditionally interpreted to mean that while "the voice is Jacob's," the hands - symbolizing violence - are Esau's. Thus physical violence IS NOT a tradition or a value of the Jews. The task for which the Jewish people were chosen is NOT to set an example of military superiority or technical achievements, but to seek perfection in moral behavior and spiritual purity. Of all the crimes of political Zionism, the worst and most basic, and which explains all its other misdeeds, is that FROM ITS BEGINNING ZIONISM HAS SOUGHT TO SEPARATE THE JEWISH PEOPLE FROM THEIR GOD, TO RENDER THE DIVINE COVENANT NULL & VOID, AND TO SUBSTITUTE A ‘MODERN’ STATEHOOD AND FRADULENT SOVERIENTY FOR LOFTY IDEALS OF THE JEWISH PEOPLE.

Zionism misleading Juadaism:

One means of misleading many Jews and all too many non-Jews is the Zionist misuse of names and symbols sacred in Judaism. They use the holy name Israel for their Zionist state. They have named their land acquisition fund with a term that traditionally implies the reward for piety, good deeds, and charitable work.

They have adopted as a state symbol the menorah (candlebrum). What hypocrisy, what perversion it is to have the Israeli army fight under an emblem, the meaning of which is explained in the Tenach as, "NOT with armed force and NOT with power, but in My spirit says the Lord of Hosts."

The infamous founder of political Zionism, Theodor Herzl, may his name be cursed, who only discovered his own Jewishness because of anti-Semitism displayed at the Dreyfus trial in France, proposed various solutions to what he called the "Jewish problem."

At one point he proposed to resettle the Jews in Uganda. At another he proposed to convert them to Catholicism. He finally hit on the idea of a Judenstaat, an exclusive Jewish state. Thus from its very beginning Zionism was a result of Anti-Semitism and indeed is completely compatible with it, only because Zionists and anti-Semites had (and have) a common goal: To bring all Jews from their places of domicile to the Zionist state, thus uprooting Jewish communities that had existed for hundreds and even thousands of years.

Loyalty to the Zionist state was substituted for loyalty to God, and the state was made into the modern "golden calf". Belief in the Torah and fulfillment of religious obligations in Zionist eyes became a private matter and not a duty for every Jew or for the Jewish people. The Zionists made divine law subject to party or parliamentary votes, and they set their own standards of conduct and ethics.

Neither Theodor Herzl nor any of the prime ministers of the Zionist state believed in the divine origin of the Torah, nor even in the existence of God. All prime ministers were members of a party that opposed religion in principle and that considered the Bible a document of ancient folklore, devoid of any religious meaning.

And yet these same Zionists base their claim to the “Holy Land” on this same Bible, the divine origin of which they deny, hypocrisy at its best. At the same time they conveniently forget the Jewish holiday prayer "AND FOR OUR SINS HAVE WE BEEN EXCILED FROM THE LAND”, and ignore the fact that the present exile of the Jewish people is divinely decreed and that the Jewish people ARE NEITHER COMMANDED NOR PERMITTED TO CONQUER OR RULE THE “HOLY LAND” before the coming of the Messiah. The Jewish people do, of course, recognize special spiritual ties to that land they call it Eretz Yisrael. Every morning, afternoon, and evening, and night they mention it and Zion and Jerusalem in their prayers, and indeed a Jew does not sit down to a meal without doing likewise. To the Jew, the very soil of the Holy Land is different from that of any other spot on this globe, and wherever he is he turns his face toward Jerusalem during prayers. To live in the Holy Land or even to be buried there was always considered to be of high merit.

This love of the land and the Jewish longing for a return to it and for the coming of the Messiah have been exploited innumerable times during the past 2,000 years. Zionism has had many precursors and each has been a curse for the Jews. Individuals who proclaimed themselves the Messiah and messianic movements have sprung up from time to time, from the Roman era through the Middle Ages and down to the modern Zionists. Many of these pseudo-Messiahs posed as rabbis or as national leaders, though some of them eventually professed other faiths; many temporarily - some for longer periods - succeeded in misleading Jews, rabbis, and entire Jewish communities. All were in due course exposed and recognized as frauds, and those who had set their hope on them found only disappointment and all too often disaster.

Jews of “Holy Land” against Zionism:

In the early stages of the development of modern Zionism, an organization of so-called religious Zionists (Mizrachi) who tried to combine their faith with political Zionism was founded. This led to constant conflict between the dictates of divine law and the demands of Jewish nationalism. Most of the time, the Mizrachi was outvoted at Zionist congresses and served only to give the Zionist movement a false religious aura. Whenever expediency called for it, these "religious" Zionist fellow-travelers have been used by the Zionist government to underpin national claims with "religious" authority.

The National Religious Party in the Zionist state has been well rewarded for giving its stamp of approval to nationalistic measures and enactments, whether these rewards were of financial nature or in the form of cabinet or other government posts. The chauvinism of these religious Zionists frequently exceeded that of other Zionists, and it was always couched in religious terms - A PRIME EXAMPLE OF THE ABUSE OF RELIGION. The fraudulence of these "religious" Zionists was demonstrated during the past years when it was revealed that two of their world leaders had committed million-dollar thefts.

A Jewish world organization was founded in 1912 on the German-Polish border with the specific purpose of fighting Zionism. This organization, "Union of Israel," was to represent the true Jewish people in the world and to unmask the unwarranted and unjust claims of the Zionists. Rabbis everywhere joined it, as did masses of observant Jews.

Anti-Zionist congresses were convened in Vienna and in Marienbad, more than 50 years ago, Jews in the Holy Land opposed to Zionism obtained permission from Britain, the mandatory power in Palestine, to declare in writing that they did not wish to be represented by the Zionists or any of their groups, particularly not by the Zionist quasi-governmental organizations such as the "National Council."

Shortly thereafter, Jacob de Haan, a former distinguished Dutch diplomat who was then leader of “Union of Israel in Palestine”, initiated talks with Arab leaders with a view toward the eventual establishments of a state there in which Jews and Arabs would have equal rights. In this way he hoped to forestall the creation of a Zionist state. Despite threats to his life, de Haan, fully aware of the ultimate dangers of a Zionist state, continued his talks and negotiations.

On the eve of his departure in 1924 for Britain to meet with authorities there, he was assassinated by the Haganah - the Zionist paramilitary force - in the center of Jerusalem as he came from evening prayers. More than a half a century ago, this devout and visionary Jew gave his life in a fight that he considered paramount, at a time when the world at large was still blind and deaf to the difficulties and problems that a future Zionist state would entail. So the ethnic cleansing was not only directed toward the Palestinian Arabs (Semites) but it started with the their own Semite Jews.

As a result of such terrorism and increasing Zionist pressure, “Union of Israel” gradually began to weaken and to compromise. During the Nazi period, it entered into deals and arrangements with the Zionists, despite the fact that its fundamental aim had been to combat Zionism. After the Zionist state was established, “Union of Israel” broke off with its past, participated in the Zionist government on the cabinet level and elected its members to the Zionist parliament. Still professing a nominal anti-Zionism, it established a network of "independent" schools in the Holy Land, but today the overwhelming part of the budget of these schools comes from the Zionist government.

In view of these developments, those Jews who wanted to continue the fight against Zionism without any compromise left “Union of Israel” and constituted themselves as the "Guardians of the City," i.e. the city of Jerusalem. The "Guardians of the City" - Neturei Karta - in turn became a worldwide movement, known in some places as "Friends of Jerusalem." The greatest leader of the Neturei Karta was Rabbi Amram Blau, he could not keep silent in the face of injustice, immorality, or hypocrisy. He was beloved by Jews and respected by Christians and Muslims. Born in Jerusalem, he never left the Holy Land during his entire life. In his writings he stressed many times that Jews and Arabs had lived in harmony until the advent of political Zionism. Rabbi Blau was imprisoned in Jerusalem, NOT by the Ottoman authorities, NOT by the British, and NOT by the Arabs, but BY THE ZIONISTS. What was his crime? He defended with vigor and honesty, without regard for his own safety, the holy character of Jerusalem against the "innovations" and encroachments of the Zionists.

Blau unceasingly denounced the establishment of a “Jewish state” before the coming of the Messiah as an acct of infamy and blasphemy. Under his leadership, the Neturei Karta declared year after year that they did not recognize the legitimacy of the Zionist state or the validity of its laws. So as you see Arabs were not the only ones who did not recognize legitimacy and creation of Zionist state. The "Guardians of the City" - Neturei Karta rabbis deplored the actions of the Zionists against the Muslim and Christian Palestinians and the grievous harm done by the Zionists to the Jewish people in endeavoring to change them from "a kingdom of priests and a holy nation" to a modern state, devoid of spiritual foundation, based on chauvinism, built on conquest, and relying on military prowess.

"The number of your cities constitute your gods," the prophet Jeremiah had thundered to the chauvinist and idolatrous Jewish government of this day. Like it, the Zionists are now establishing a new status quo and expanding their position by founding new settlements in the territories occupied since 1967. Rabbi Blau in his last statement severely condemned the UN for recognizing and accepting as a member the Zionist state, thus giving the Zionists unprecedented prestige and power.

This fatal error, this great wrong of Zionism was recognized and plead by the rabbis of the Jerusalem the "Guardians of the City", it continued as a living rebuke to Zionism and speak in our time for the true Jewish people, those who have not been misled by Zionism.

What is Zionism, American Jews & Zionism & its mission:

It must be stated explicitly that while not all Jews are Zionists, not all Zionists are Jews. The motive of some of these non-Jewish Zionists, e.g. Lord Balfour is at least open to question. From the beginning of the Zionist movement, some of the most articulate and fervent Zionists have been Christian clergymen, especially "fundamentalists," who hail Zionism as an important "religious" movement and welcome it as a fulfillment of prophecy. They also, and significantly, serve the cause of Zionism.

One of the basic aims of Zionism is aliyah, the immigration to the Zionist state of Jews from all countries. Nevertheless, during the past few years hundreds of thousands of Israelis have out-gathered themselves from the Zionist paradise, and American Jews have "voted with their feet" and have chosen not to be ingathered. These Jews recognize that the Zionist state is in fact nothing but a giant ghetto.

Instead of being able to render assistance to Jewish communities in other countries, American Jews have been mobilized to concentrate on helping the Zionist state, making the USA the real and major source of Zionist power and influence. The Zionists, true to the nature of their movement, rely on technical superiority and on a forbidding military deterrent - provided largely by the USA - for their security.

Nothing could be farther from the true ideals of the Jewish people. The Jewish people were chosen in the first place "for you are the least of all nations." As the Psalm says, "they rely on vehicles and horsepower, but we invoke the name of the Eternal, our God."
One most vital point deserves mention. A former president of the World Zionist Organization has stated explicitly that a Zionist owes unqualified loyalty to the Zionist state and that, in the case of a conflict; the first loyalty of a Zionist must be to the Zionist state. According to Jewish law, however, a Jew owes allegiance and loyalty to the country of which he is a citizen, and, of course, no faithful Jews owes any loyalty or allegiance to the Zionist state, which has been condemned by the foremost rabbis.

At all times in the past, the misleaders of the Jews have sooner or later fallen by the wayside, but there has been a time before in Jewish history, as related in the Bible, when the masses were misled and only a minority of Jews clung to the true mission of the Jewish people. One of the first such of the occasions was the worship of the golden calf; today we unfortunately see a repetition of this, with the Zionist state now being the object of worship. Until the appearance and growing influence of political Zionism, Jewish leaders were chosen on the basis of their piety, decency, learning, and their love of justice and mercy. Today only too often so-called Jewish leaders, completely unqualified under Jewish law and traditional concepts, make pronouncements and decisions in the name and on behalf of the Jewish people. This is particularly true in the USA where there is the largest Jewish community in our time. Alas it is well known that no action was taken concerning the expulsion of the Zionist state because of the fear that financial support for the UN would be withdrawn. Let those states, opposed to Zionism, who have become affluent during the past generation, show that they mean what they say by offering to replace any financial loss the UN may suffer as a consequence, and let the member states vote their conscience without fear and regardless of any intimidation.

It is not my purpose to detail how Zionism should be dealt with, however I must state that isolated or spontaneous acts against individuals or the mere adoption of resolutions in the UN or elsewhere are not effective means of bringing an end to Zionism. The battle against Zionism must be waged first, not on the shores of the Mediterranean, but in Zionism's most powerful bastion -- the USA.

As an American citizen, I deplore that our government and our politicians have adopted an attitude of embracing Zionism so wholeheartedly that in the eyes of many any criticism of the Zionist state and any opposition to political Zionism in the UN by any nation has become a punishable offense. And the docile American media do not dare to speak out against such an absurdity. Alas my feelings as a human being, in viewing such embracing and acceptance of Zionism can not be easily put to words.

Unfortunately, thus far, each year sees still further gains in influence by American Zionists. This fact has made possible events and developments that were unthinkable even ten years ago. It takes a lot of courage to be opposed to Zionism in the USA today. It also took a lot of courage during the Second World War to be anti-Fascist in Italy or anti-Nazi in Germany. In the long run Zionism is nothing but a passing aberration in the long history of the Jewish people and of the world. Zionism is incompatible with peace, human dignity and rights and it belongs to trash bin of history.

Having said that let us never retreat by the intentional confusion and misleading that Anti-Zionism means Anti-Semitism, or Anti-Judaism or any banal twist of the word and narration.
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Yes, There Is a World Zionist Congress – and It’s Meeting Now
Some have the impression that ‘world Zionism’ is an antisemitic conspiracy theory… even while the World Zionist Congress is in session, with 720 delegates from over 30 countries.
https://www.mintpressnews.com/yes-world ... ow/272237/

by Alison Weir
October 23rd, 2020

By Alison Weir
Menifee, CA (IAK) — I’m sometimes astounded at the fact that a major political movement over a century old is so little known among Americans – especially since it has had a momentous impact on the world in general and on the U.S. in particular, causing multiple wars, vast population displacement, and global instability.

In my travels around the US, I’ve found that most Americans know extremely little about Zionism. I would guess that the vast majority of Americans could not define the term (that was certainly my situation for most of my life), and that a great many may not have even heard of it.

And among those who have heard the term, many may think it refers to some antisemitic conspiracy theory.

The fact is, however, that Zionism – according to the dictionary, “a worldwide Jewish movement that resulted in the establishment and development of the state of Israel and that now supports the state of Israel as a Jewish homeland” – is both very real and extremely significant.

Zionism succeeded in establishing the state of Israel in 1948 after decades of sometimes open and sometimes covert efforts. It promoted a successful, though extremely false, slogan – “a land without a people for a people without a land” – and succeeded in perpetrating one of the major hoaxes of the 20th century, in which victims (indigenous Palestinians) were designated aggressors, and aggressors (Zionist colonists) were portrayed as victims (as documented by diverse authors, and perpetrated through the silencing of others).

And today this movement contains numerous powerful international entities (see the list below), while remaining largely invisible to millions of citizens of the country that gives Israel massive amounts of money, shields Israel internationally, and has fought at least one war (against Iraq) on Israel’s behalf.

The dictionary definition captures only the simplest meaning of the word, but not its deep impact: how Israel was established and what supporting Israel today enables.

As numerous historians have documented, Israel was established through a war of ethnic cleansing, in the words of a major Israeli historian, in which approximately 750,000 men, women, and children were violently expelled. Hundreds of villages were destroyed and much of the indigenous population was displaced, their ancestral homes and land confiscated and the former owners made into penniless refugees.

Today, in its pursuit of the Jewish identity mentioned in the definition, Israel continues to confiscate Palestinian land, actively discriminates against the remnants of the non-Jewish population that remain in the area, and holds the four and a half million people in the remaining portion of their land (the West Bank and Gaza), in two virtual prisons, their ability to leave and to return to their homes controlled by Israel.

Palestinian villages are invaded daily, people terrorized and abducted, homes and crops are regularly destroyed; for over a year there was a weekly mass demonstration during which Israeli forces shot unarmed demonstrators every week. (To see these actions go here.)

Zionist movement in the US – a century of activism
As I describe in my book, the Zionist movement in the U.S. began in the late 1800s and played a significant role in the events that led to the establishment of Israel.

Today the pro-Israel lobby is probably the most powerful and pervasive special interest group in the U.S. Its members have diverse views and sometimes sharply disagree with one another on aspects of the issue, but all share one goal: support for Israel.

Israel partisans have become extremely influential in both political parties and have obtained numerous US policies of support for Israel. Most recently, they are promoting bills to expend $19 million per day on behalf of Israel; altogether, 90 bills for Israel have been introduced in the current Congress alone. In addition, there is also considerable evidence that Israel partisans were central in pushing the US into invading Iraq, and that many are similarly active in demonizing Iran. (See this, this, this, and this.)

Conspiracy theory?
Since little of the above is known by the general American public (U.S. media rarely report any of this), some Americans are under the impression that even suggesting there is a “world zionist movement” is an antisemitic conspiracy theory. (In fact, even discussing the Israel lobby in the U.S. can be dangerous to reputations and careers. For example, respected professors John Mearsheimer and Stephen Walt were attacked as “antisemitic” for their scholarly work in detailing the power of the Israel lobby.)

The fact is, however, that the World Zionist Organization has been in existence since the late 1800s, and this is just one of a number of international organizations that work on behalf of Israel.

Moreover, all of these are very public – if one knows where to look. Currently, the World Zionist Organization is holding its 38th Congress in an online format from Israel. The Congress is convened every five years.

World Zionist Organization
While US mainstream media have largely failed to even mention this organization and event, it has been big news in the Israeli and Jewish-American press, with numerous stories leading up to the event. Below is an image from an article in the Jewish News of Northern California entitled “Your vote in Israel: Here are the Bay Area Jews running for the World Zionist Congress.”

2017 World Zionist Organization
Image featured on March 3, 2020 in the Jewish News of Northern California about candidates running for the World Zionist Congress. The caption read: “2017 event in Jerusalem commemorating the 120th anniversary of the first World Zionist Congress

The World Zionist Organization (WZO) was founded in 1897. It has an elaborate structure, including a World Zionist Congress, a Zionist General Council, a Zionist Executive, and a Zionist Supreme Court. It also has a department devoted to “repatriation” – encouraging Jews to leave their birth countries and move to Israel – and lists numerous affiliates and partners around the world.

Yesterday, the WZO convened its 38th Congress, with 720 delegates and observers from over 30 countries participating in a three-day conference. Based in Israel as usual, this year’s event is being held online because of the pandemic, and sessions are being synchronized with time zones in Israel, North America, Latin America, Europe, Australia, and South Africa. The World Zionist Congress allocates about a billion dollars a year to various projects and is popularly known as the “parliament of the Jewish people.”

The Israeli Jerusalem Post newspaper reports that during the Congress “elections will take place for the leadership positions of the National Institutions – the World Zionist Organization, Keren Kayemeth Le’Israel (Jewish National Fund-JNF), and Keren Hayesod [aka United Israel Appeal: “the preeminent worldwide fundraising organization for Israel, which was established in London in 1920, to serve as the fundraising arm of the Jewish People and the Zionist Movement]. Current issues on the world Jewish agenda will be deliberated…”

Among the issues to be deliberated will be how to “allocate nearly $5 billion to Jewish organizations and programs in Israel and around the world.”

The event is being live-streamed and can be viewed here.

Additional Zionist organizations:
The WZO is far from the only organization with “Zionist” in its title. Among the others are:

Women’s International Zionist Organization (WIZO): founded in 1902, it currently has 250,000 members around the world.

Mizrachi, the global Religious Zionist movement: “Mizrachi is the global Religious Zionist movement, spreading Torat Eretz Yisrael across the world and strengthening the bond between the international Jewish community and the State of Israel.” It was founded in 1902, is based in Jerusalem and has branches across the globe. It opposes the international movement supporting Palestinian rights known as BDS. It says the Mizrachi Global Summit was held on October 18th.

Zionist Organization of America: “Founded in 1897, the Zionist Organization of America (“ZOA”) is the oldest pro-Israel organization in the United States.” It has 25,000 members and chapters throughout the U.S.

Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America: Over a century old, it says its vision is to “strengthen a connection to Israel.” It says it is “the largest women’s Zionist membership organization in the United States. It inspires a passion for and a commitment to its partnership with the land and the People of Israel.” (Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a lifelong member.)

American Zionist Movement: “AZM works to promote and defend Zionism in the United States; to deepen and expand the active relationship of the American Jewish Community to Zionism in a contemporary context; to facilitate dialogue and collaboration among Zionist organizations through and with the AZM; and to be the central hub for Zionist resources in America.”

(An interesting bit of history is that “Zion” was one of the names Zionist leaders considered in 1948 for the new state, before they finally settled on the name “Israel.”)

Still more Zionist organizations
There are also a number of other major international organizations that work for Israel. Virtually all of these organizations have large staffs, elaborate structures, and multi-million dollar budgets.

Their websites provide an abundance of information about their global reach and diverse activities. Many openly state that they work to oppose the international movement to boycott Israel, which has been organized because of Israel’s long documented human rights abuses. Known as “BDS” (Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions), the movement “upholds the simple principle that Palestinians are entitled to the same rights as the rest of humanity.”

Below is a partial list:

• World Jewish Congress (WJC) is another international congress that supports Israel. According to its website, the WJC “represents Jewish communities and organizations in 100 countries around the world. It advocates on their behalf towards governments, parliaments, international organizations and other faiths.”

The WJC represents significant global wealth. Its annual gala held in New York last year was, as I wrote in a detailed article, attended by billionaires, Russian oligarchs, Ukrainian ambassadors, international financiers, the Rothschilds, and assorted other glitterati.

• World Holocaust Forum is another international entity that supports Israel. It is held in Israel and was founded and run by Russian-Israeli oligarch Viatcheslav Moshe Kantor. Last year, at least 45 world leaders attended his fifth event. Israel’s Ha’aretz newspaper called it “an airlift of presidents, prime ministers and royalty from around the world.” Kantor, a billionaire known for unscrupulous business practices, is president of the European Jewish Congress and heads up a network of pro-Israel international entities.

In an interview for a Zionist publication, Kantor was asked: “Why are you so interested in Holocaust education and in creating big events to memorialize the Holocaust?” Kantor answered:

The Holocaust was an essential tool used to bring about the establishment of the State of Israel. In 2006, it is the most effective tool we have to fight against anti-Semitism and to protect Israel.”

Holocaust Forum
Some of the world leaders from 49 Countries who came to Israel for Kantor’s World Holocaust Forum. Source | Israel Hayom

• American Jewish Committee (AJC), despite its name, is yet another international organization. It has 30 offices around the world in Europe, Africa, Latin America, Asia-Pacifiic, and Israel. It also has numerous regional offices throughout the US.

AJC member list
Source | AJC

• Jewish Agency for Israel has been in existence for 90 years, has branches around the world, and encourages people to move to Israel. It has a branch in the US where donations to it can be deducted from U.S. taxes. It states that it works to oppose BDS.

• B’nai B’rith International has been in existence for 175 years and had a connection to Israel from the state’s earliest years. Like many of the organizations, it periodically works to prevent events supporting Palestinian rights.

• Maccabi World Union, headquartered in Israel, spans five continents, is in 80 countries, has 450 clubs, and 450,000 members. Its website says it’s “a Zionist organization that utilizes sports as a means to bring Jewish people of all ages closer to Judaism and Israel.” It has a multitude of programs focused on Israel and works to “fight BDS.”

• Jewish National Fund was founded in 1901 and played a major role in transferring Palestinian land to Israel. It is holding its national conference right now (video here). Like many of these entities, it has a presence in the U.S. and has acquired tax deductible status.

• World Union of Progressive Judaism, headquartered in Israel, serves 1,200 congregations with 1.8 million members in more than 50 countries. It passed a resolution saying that the organization and its congregations “will act against public and political measures meant to question the legitimacy of the existence of Israel as a Jewish and democratic state, including against the BDS Movement.”

• World Union of Jewish Students partners with the WZO and represents Jewish students in 55 countries, with 225 branches around the world. It holds an annual World Union Jewish Student Congress in Israel. One of its commitments is to oppose BDS.

This list could go on and on and on…

What does this all mean and not mean?
The reality is that there are a great many well-funded, well-organized, often quite powerful organizations working internationally in support of Israel and, as part of this, against Palestinian rights.

While I haven’t attempted here to delve into the organizations’ budgets and the wealth of their benefactors, there is no doubt that the combined total represents many billions of dollars. Yet U.S. media rarely tell Americans about this powerful, extremely significant network of international organizations that promote Israel and work to block efforts on behalf of Palestinian human rights.

At the same time, it is important to remember that these organizations, despite some of their names, do not represent all Jews.

While Zionists tried from the earliest days of their movement to conflate Zionism with Judaism – and fooled many people into believing the two were synonymous – for decades most Jewish Americans did not support Zionism, many Jews in Palestine itself opposed it, and today there are many Jewish Americans and others around the world who are critical of Israeli actions.

In addition, some – perhaps many – of the members in the organizations listed above may be deeply uninformed about what the Zionist movement did in the past and is currently enabling against Palestinians.

They’re constantly told about rockets from Gaza, but don’t learn about the massive Israeli violence that preceded these largely home made projectiles and the Israeli weaponry that vastly exceeds their extremely small impact (for the facts go here).

They hear about Arab armies declaring war on the newly declared state of Israel, but they don’t learn that Zionist forces had already committed numerous grisly massacres, had pushed out massive numbers of Palestinians, and were working to dispossess an entire population.

While there have been numerous reports through the years documenting Israeli human rights violations and Israel’s systemic discrimination, the members of these groups either do not know of these findings, or are told they are the work of “antisemites.”

The fact is that these organizations, with their large budgets and often very slick programs, specifically work to inculcate their membership with myths about Israel and falsehoods about the current reality. (Sadly, as mentioned above, they are often assisted in this by U.S. media that largely give us Israel-centric reporting and spin, while often omitting essential facts.)

It is time that more Americans learn the facts about the Zionist movement.

It is time for all Americans – of all faiths, races, and ethnicities – to join together to oppose a chauvinistic, deeply damaging international movement that has caused untold tragedy and harm. The devastation this movement has caused hasn’t been limited to Palestine. It has spilled over into the entire Middle East and North Africa, stretched into Europe, and damaged the U.S. It has caused wars, global destabilization and potential catastrophe.

It is not antisemitic to speak out about world Zionism. It is obligatory.

Feature photo | The first Zionist Congress, held in Basel, Switzerland in 1897.

Alison Weir is executive director of If Americans Knew, president of the Council for the National Interest, and author of Against Our Better Judgment: The Hidden History of How the U.S. Was Used to Create Israel.
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Jewish and universal tragedy: Full text of Prince Charles Holocaust Forum speech
75 years after liberation of Auschwitz, ‘hatred and intolerance still lurk in the human heart, tell new lies, and seek new victims,’ says British royal on 1st official Israel visit
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Charles, Prince of Wales, speaks during the Fifth World Holocaust Forum at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial museum in Jerusalem, January 23, 2020 (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

The following is the full text of Prince Charles’s speech to the World Holocaust Forum at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem, January 23, 2020.

Survivors of the Shoah, President Rivlin, Your Majesties, Your Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,

It is a particular honour, although one of the most solemn kind, to be present here today, and, on behalf of the United Kingdom to commemorate all those so tragically lost in the Shoah.

To come to this sacred place, Yad Vashem –“A Memorial and a Name” – is to be faced with that for which no name, no words and no language can ever possibly do justice.

The magnitude of the genocide that was visited upon the Jewish people defies comprehension and can make those of us who live in the shadow of those indescribable events feel hopelessly inadequate.

The scale of the evil was so great, the impact so profound, that it threatens to obscure the countless individual human stories of tragedy, loss and suffering of which it was comprised. That is why places like this, and events like this, are so vitally important.

For many of you here, and for Jewish people across the globe, those stories are your stories: whether you witnessed and somehow endured the appalling barbarity of the Holocaust personally; or whether it touched your lives through the experience of your loved ones, or through the loss of parents, grandparents, uncles, aunts or other family you were never able to know.

But we must never forget that they are also our story: a story of incomprehensible inhumanity, from which all humanity can and must learn. For that an evil cannot be described does not mean that it cannot be defeated. That it cannot be fully understood, does not mean that it cannot be overcome.

And so it is of particular significance that we should gather here, in Israel, where so many of those who survived the Holocaust sought and found refuge, and built a new future for themselves and this country.

In the same way, it has been a singular privilege, throughout my life, to have met so many Holocaust survivors who were welcomed to the United Kingdom and who began new lives there, contributing immeasurably to the welfare of our country, and the world, in the years that followed.

I have such inspiring memories of remarkable people such as Anita Lasker-Wallfisch, who somehow survived both Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen before moving to Britain after the war. There, as a wonderfully talented cellist, she co-founded the English Chamber Orchestra, of which I am proud to have been Patron for the past forty-three years.

On her arm she bears the number by which tyranny had sought to make her less than human. Yet, through her music, she reminds us of the greatest beauty of which we are capable. Over the years, she has shared her story bravely and powerfully, determined that some good might come from the unspeakable evil she endured and overcame. From the horror, she brought harmony, healing and hope.

Just as each life lost in the Shoah stands for all the millions who died, each inspirational story such as that of Anita Lasker-Wallfisch, stands for the strength of spirit, the unparalleled courage, the determined defiance, of the very best of humanity when confronted with the very worst.

For my own part, I have long drawn inspiration from the selfless actions of my dear grandmother, Princess Alice of Greece, who in 1943, in Nazi-occupied Athens, saved a Jewish family by taking them into her home and hiding them.

Queen Elizabeth II’s mother-in-law, Princess Alice of Battenberg, with one of her daughters circa 1910. (Wikimedia Commons/JTA)
My grandmother, who is buried on the Mount of Olives, has a tree planted in her name here at Yad Vashem, and is counted as one of the Righteous among the Nations – ḥasidei ummot ha`olam – a fact which gives me, and my family, immense pride.

Ladies and Gentlemen, almost a lifetime has passed since the horror of the Holocaust unfolded on the European continent, and those who bore witness to it are sadly ever fewer. We must, therefore, commit ourselves to ensuring that their stories live on, to be known and understood by each successive generation.

Anita Lasker-Wallfisch has said: “there is a risk that the Holocaust will be placed under a glass bubble just like the Napoleonic Wars or the Thirty Years War. But if we don’t make the connection between memories of past atrocities and the present, there isn’t any point to it.”

She is, it seems to me, absolutely right. The Holocaust must never be allowed to become simply a fact of history: we must never cease to be appalled, nor moved by the testimony of those who lived through it. Their experience must always educate, and guide, and warn us.

The lessons of the Holocaust are searingly relevant to this day. Seventy-five years after the Liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, hatred and intolerance still lurk in the human heart, still tell new lies, adopt new disguises, and still seek new victims.

All too often, language is used which turns disagreement into dehumanisation. Words are used as badges of shame to mark others as enemies, to brand those who are different as somehow deviant. All too often, virtue seems to be sought through verbal violence. All too often, real violence ensues, and acts of unspeakable cruelty are still perpetrated around the world against people for reasons of their religion, their race or their beliefs.

Britain’s Prince Charles speaks at the Fifth World Holocaust Forum at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial museum in Jerusalem, January 23, 2020. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)
Knowing, as we do, the darkness to which such behaviour leads, we must be vigilant in discerning these ever-changing threats; we must be fearless in confronting falsehoods and resolute in resisting words and acts of violence. And we must never rest in seeking to create mutual understanding and respect. We must tend the earth of our societies so that the seeds of division cannot take root and grow. And we must never forget that every human being is be-tselem Elokim, “in the image of God,” and even a single human life is ke-olam malei, “like an entire universe.”

The Holocaust was an appalling Jewish tragedy, but it was also a universal human tragedy, and one which we compound if we do not heed its lessons.

On this day, in this place, and in memory of the millions who perished in the Shoah, let us recommit ourselves to tolerance and respect; and to ensuring that those who lived through this darkness will forever, as in the words of the prophet Isaiah, be “a light unto the nations,” to guide the generations that follow.
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Israeli rabbis at military prep school are caught on video praising Hitler
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Yesterday, Israeli Channel 13 aired video recordings by rabbi educators at the state-sponsored military prep-academy Bnei David in the West Bank settlement of Eli. The rabbis hail Hitler’s Nazi racist ideology as “100% correct,” only criticizing it for not being applied to the right people – that is, the Jews should be the master-race, and non-Jews the ‘untermenschen’.

The statements are jaw-droppers. The full coverage with subtitles can be seen in a video prepared by journalist David Sheen.

These educators send young men to the army, and have been advocating these ideas for years. They have close ties to lawmakers, specifically to Rabbi Rafi Peretz, now head of the Union of Right Wing Parties, the notorious merger with the Kahanist party Jewish Power, who is now the leading candidate for Minister of Education. The academy is also tied to a Yeshiva, to which many students come after their military service.
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Slavery should return

It starts out with Rabbi Eliezer Kashtiel, who bemoans that slavery has been abolished:

Abolishing legal slavery has created deficiencies. No one is responsible for that property. With God’s help it will return. The goyim (non-Jews) will want to be our slaves. Being a slave of the Jews is the best. They must be slaves, they want to be slaves. Instead of just wandering the streets, being foolish and harming each other, now he’s a slave, now his life is beginning to come into order.

The ‘goyim’ in this context is to be understood as Palestinians.

He says it’s because they have “genetic problems”, and posits that they want to be under occupation:

There are around us people with genetic problems. Ask any average Arab where he wants to be. He wants to be under occupation. Why? Because they have genetic problems, they don’t know how to run a country, they don’t know how to do anything – look at the state of them.

Yes, we are racists

“Of course there is racism”, Kashtiel continues.

Are we unaware that there are different races? Is it a secret? Is it untrue? What can you do? It’s true. Yes, we are racists, we believe in racism.

Kashtiel suggests that because Jews are a superior race, they can “help” the inferior ones:

Correct, there are races in the world, nations have genetic characteristics, so we [the Jews] must consider how to help them. Racial differences are real, and that’s precisely a reason to offer help.

A student asks the rabbi: “Who put you to decide who is who?”


I can see that my accomplishments are much more impressive than his.

The Holocaust is humanism and pluralism

Another rabbi, Giora Radler, says that the Holocaust is not what you think, it’s not about killing Jews. It is humanism and pluralism that is killing us for real:

The Holocaust for real is not about the killing of Jews – that’s not the Holocaust. All of these excuses claiming that it was based on ideology or that it was systematic, this is ridiculous. Because it was based on ideology, to a certain extent, makes it more moral than if people murdered people for no reason. Humanism, all the secular culture about us believing in the human, that’s the Holocaust. The Holocaust, for real, is being pluralist, believing in “I believe in the human”. That’s what’s called a Holocaust. The Lord (blessed be his name) is already shouting for many years that the [Jewish] exile is over, but people don’t listen to him, and that is their disease, a disease which needs to be cured by the Holocaust.

In other words, the Holocaust was there to teach Jews a lesson – drop pluralism, isolate yourself in the Jewish State and let go of the diaspora “illness”.

These remarks were made in a lesson titled “relating to the Holocaust”.
The Nazi logic was right


The Nazi logic was right unto themselves. Hitler says that a certain group in society is the seed of all calamity for all humanity, that because of it all of mankind will go to oblivion, that they harm humanity, and therefore must be exterminated.

Radler asks a student: “Does this ideology sound illogical to you? Very bad?”

Student answers: “It doesn’t sound moral.”

Radler: “Was Moses as bad as Hitler?”

Student: “No.”


Why not? There is one thing in the world that is truly evil and that is to be a hypocrite. Does it make a difference to you if they killed you now with a knife the way they did to Agag [the Amalekite king whom the prophet Samuel ‘hacked in pieces’] or if they kill you in a gas chamber?

Hitler was right, “100% correct”

Radler goes on to speak about Hitler, and now adds that the disease is not just pluralism and humanism, but also feminism, and that Hitler was absolutely right:

“Let’s start with the question whether Hitler was right or not”.

Student: “Not”.


[Hitler] is the most righteous person. Of course he is right in every word he utters. In his ideology he is right. There is a male world which fights, which deals with honor and the brotherhood of soldiers. And there is the soft, ethical feminine world [which speaks of] ‘turning the other cheek’. ‘And we [Nazis] believe that the Jews carry on this heritage, trying, in our words, to spoil the whole of humanity, and that’s why they are the real enemy.’ Now, he [Hitler] is 100% correct, aside from the fact that he was on the wrong side.

So here, Radler was emulating Hitler, mouthing Nazi arguments approvingly. The only fault of the Nazis, per Radler, was that they didn’t know who the real master race was, and who the real ‘untermenschen’ were. The Nazis couldn’t be right, because only Jews could be the superior ones. But if Jews now apply this race theory and ideology currently – that is, essentially upon Palestinians, then they would really be “100% correct” – maybe even “101%”, because they got it even more right than Hitler.

This is a big mouthful. Real Judeo-Nazism.

The rabbis were contacted for response and tried to whitewash the whole thing as a misunderstanding.

Rabbi Kashtiel said that he was “sorry and at pain that a class on human rights got the opposite exposure to what it means, a modern-socialist understanding of slavery.”

Rabbi Radler said that his words were “taken out of context” and that the lesson about the Holocaust “seeks to explain the sick logic of Hitler as well as the reasons and motives for the Holocaust”.

Israeli-Palestinian lawmaker Ahmad Tibi responded to the airing: “In German it would have sounded more authentic”.

Of course, Zionist Israeli politicians were also alarmed. Centrist lawmaker Yair Lapid wrote on Twitter:

This is not Judaism. These are not values. People who speak like this are not worthy of educating youths.

Lapid called for halting the state financing of the Yeshiva “until the racist rabbis are expelled.” But there’s a problem here, because Lapid’s own ideology is about “maximum Jews on maximum land with maximum security and with minimum Palestinians”, and although Lapid points out now that “secular people established Israel”, really, his religion is the ultra-nationalist Zionism, and he is just a slightly prettier face of that Judeo-Nazism we see emanating from Bnei David.

Leftist Meretz leader Tamar Zandberg:

The Eli academy should have been closed long ago, and whoever let the chauvinism, homophobia and all the rest of the hate which comes out of there to continue the madness, should not be surprised by the horrible expressions which came out of there today.

Zandberg said she applied to the education ministry to stop funding the academy.

But the Eli Yeshiva and academy are now closely tied with the government. It was the Yeshiva head rabbi Eli Sadan, who campaigned for Rafi Peretz to become head of the Union of Right Wing Parties, now the top candidate for Minister of Education. Peretz was allowed to speak to the students there before the elections, even as Naftali Bennett (who until now has been Minister of Education) and Prime Minister Netanyahu were refused.

In other words, there is a whole political reality that is even more radical than both Netanyahu and even Bennett, who was considered extreme-right, one that really does speak of Jewish power, in an overtly fascist, literally Nazi, vein. And this ideology is poised to gain a central place in the Israeli government.
Not a slip of the tongue

As the Channel 13 coverage also notes, what we have heard here is no slip of the tongue:

“These statements have been repeated again for years at Bnei David. Not a slip of the tongue, but a set agenda.”

And Bnei David is not an isolated island. A similar story of a genocidal educator of security forces is rabbi Dov Lior from the settlement Kiryat Arba, who endorsed the book Torat Hamelech (‘King’s Torah’) of 2009, which advocates the killing of non-Jewish babies since “it is clear they will grow to harm us”. Lior has been teaching police forces in a special program for religious recruits called ‘Believers in the Police’. The authors of the book, by the way, are from the Od Yosef Chai Yesiva in the settlement of Yitzhar, a Yeshiva that received funds from Jared Kushner’s family’s foundation until 2011. Views of the Holocaust as a divine punishment for sinners have been expressed by the former chief Sephardic rabbi Ovadia Yosef, who also believed that the purpose of non-Jews is to serve Jews, and he likened non-Jews to donkeys.

It is possible that the above mentioned airing of shocking views may cause a certain temporary and local stir, but this ideology is deeply embedded, and now an integral part of a central Israeli political reality. It is clear that the rabbis treat this attention as a nuisance by liberals who have no understanding, and it is likely that they will regard this as an unfortunate ‘Azarya’ – like the soldier medic who was filmed murdering an incapacitated Palestinian at point blank range three years ago and had to spend some months in prison. The problem for Azarya’s supporters wasn’t the murder – but the video. And so these people may find ways to crawl out of this debacle, but they will continue believing in the righteousness of their Jewish supremacy.

H/t Ofer Neiman, Richard Silverstein, David Sheen
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Re: Judaism, Antisemitism & Zionist Gatekeeping For Dummies

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A Jewish woman, Dr. Naomi Wolf understands the concept of a chosen people. I share her words below. The chosen people that Jews and the church has been sold is a easily disproven lie.

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Dr. Naomi Wolf: "Okay, so I was challenged below: "Read the Bible! God gave the land of Israel to the Jewish people." So....I may get crucified for this but I have started to say it -- most recently (terrified, trembling) to warm welcome in a synagogue in LA: Actually if you read Genesis Exodus and Deuteronomy in Hebrew -- as I do -- you see that God did not "give" Israel to the Jews/Israelites. We as Jews are raised with the creed that "God gave us the land of Israel" in Genesis -- and that ethnically 'we are the chosen people." But actually -- and I could not believe my eyes when I saw this, I checked my reading with major scholars and they confirmed it -- actually God's "covenant" in Genesis, Exodus and Deuteronomy with the Jewish people is NOT ABOUT AN ETHNICITY AND NOT ABOUT A CONTRACT. IT IS ABOUT A WAY OF BEHAVING.

Again and again in the "covenant" language He never says: "I will give you, ethnic Israelites, the land of Israel." Rather He says something far more radical - far more subversive -- far more Godlike in my view. He says: IF you visit those imprisoned...act mercifully to the widow and the orphan...welcome the stranger in your midst...tend the sick...do justice and love mercy ....and perform various other tasks...THEN YOU WILL BE MY PEOPLE AND THIS LAND WILL BE YOUR LAND. So "my people" is not ethnic -- it is transactional. We are God's people not by birth but by a way of behaving, that is ethical, kind and just. And we STOP being "God's people" when we are not ethical, kind and just. And ANYONE who is ethical, kind and just is, according to God in Genesis, "God's people." And the "contract" to "give" us Israel is conditional -- we can live in God's land IF we are "God's people" in this way -- just, merciful, compassionate. AND -- it never ever says, it is ONLY your land. Even when passages spell out geographical "boundaries" as if God does such a thing, it never says this is exclusively your land. It never says I will give this land JUST to you. Remember these were homeless nomads who had left slavery in Egypt and were wandering around in the desert; at most these passages say, settle here, but they do not say, settle here exclusively. Indeed again and again it talks about welcoming "zarim" -- translated as "strangers" but can also be translated as "people/tribes who are not you" -- in your midst. Blew my mind, hope it blows yours."- Dr. Naomi Wolf
'Suppression of truth, human spirit and the holy chord of justice never works long-term. Something the suppressors never get.' David Southwell
Martin Van Creveld: Let me quote General Moshe Dayan: "Israel must be like a mad dog, too dangerous to bother."
Martin Van Creveld: I'll quote Henry Kissinger: "In campaigns like this the antiterror forces lose, because they don't win, and the rebels win by not losing."
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