The Nazis invented the Jewish boycott, and went on from there to the Holocaust.
The world excuses Islamic murder, but focuses on flaws, often imaginary, on the part of Israel.
This is the wrong boycott in the wrong place at the wrong time.
Everybody hates Israel. That is not just accepted wisdom, it is a reality that chokes all rational debate on the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians. There are exceptions, of course, such as Canada, but most of Western Europe has slipped from support for Israel to support for the Palestinian cause, as if both sides might not have valid claims to the disputed land.
Most Americans are enthusiastic about Israel, but the U.S. government under Barack Obama, has, in recent years, shown increasing antagonism. Unsurprisingly, not a single Muslim nation likes Israel at all.
Many hate the Jewish state precisely because it is a Jewish state — there seems no other reason why they might hate it. Many, in a display of true prejudice, have never even visited it.
In the world in general, and Europe in particular, anti-Semitism is growing at a rate not unlike the 1930s. It does not take much mental grip to see the link between that escalation of the “oldest hatred” and the refined political and religious rejection of Israel as the one and only state in the world that deserves to be abolished. Or, as Mahmoud Ahmadinejad once put it in Farsi, “exterminated” (Umam-e Eslami bayad Isra’il-ra qal’ o qam’ kard: The nations of Islam must exterminate Israel.)
In a Friday sermon, former Iranian President Rafsanjani also made the statement, “If one day, a very important day of course, the Islamic world will also be equipped with the weapons available to Israel now, the imperialist strategy will reach an impasse, because the employment of even one atomic bomb inside Israel will wipe it off the face of the earth, but would only do damage to the Islamic world.”
The treatment—or rather, mistreatment—of the Jewish people stands out in the modern era as the single greatest emblem of man’s inhumanity to man.
In Arab countries, after many years, the Protocols is still a bestseller. And Hitler’s Mein Kampf, tagged in 2011 by Waterstone’s in the UK as the “perfect Christmas present”, in its electronic form is selling hand-over-fist.
How hurtful — and deeply unjust — that is to Jews who have just made critical advances in medicine or saved a Palestinian child’s life when operating in an Israeli hospital, or journeyed to Africa to teach better methods of farming, or travelled with an Israeli aid team to Haiti or the Philippines to save yet more lives.
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IDF completed the unloading and inspection of the weapons containers uncovered onboard the Klos-C.
The above is a list of the weapons and ammo IDF found in the Iranian arms shipment to the terrorist organizations in Gaza.
There is an added element at play here. There is a disgraceful double standard amongst liberals, particularly those in academia, in the hatred they direct at black conservatives.
We saw this last April when the conservative neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson was forced to step down as a Commencement Speaker for Johns Hopkins University (where he ably served as the head of pediatric neurosurgery).
Liberals on the Hopkins campus mobilized against Carson because he criticized President Obama’s health care reform law and said that he opposed gay marriage.
I am not a conservative but I have spoken out for years against the staggering amount blind hatred directed at black conservatives by liberals.
Liberals are shockingly quick to demean and dismiss brilliant black people like Rice, Carson, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC), Professor Walter E. Williams and economist Thomas Sowell because they don’t fit into the role they have carved out for a black person in America.
Black Americans must be obedient liberals on all things or risk being called a race traitor or an Uncle Tom.
Hevron Children Tackle Left-Wing Extremists - With Sweets.
In recent weeks left-wing groups have upped their activities in Hevron against the IDF and the Jewish community.
Recently, the organization helped bring some 200 people to the holy city to demand the opening of King David Street - also known as Shuhada Street - which was closed to Arab locals after being used as a launchpad for numerous terrorist atrocities against Jewish residents.
But on Friday, as another Breaking the Silence group entered the city’s Jewish neighborhood, they were greeted by an unexpected sight: dozens of Jewish children handing out sweets in honor of the upcoming Jewish festival of Purim.
A video released by the Hevron Jewish community shows the moment the bewildered activists were greeted by the children; many of them ignored the gesture, but some took the gifts and engaged with locals.
Along with the gift baskets were leaflets, in English and Hebrew, entitled "Breaking the Lies", to counter the activities of Breaking the Silence and expose the organization’s links with extremism. He said that apart from damaging the reputation of both the Jewish community and the IDF, the misinformation spread by leftist NGOs “also acts as a form of incitement” by riling up local Arabs attacks their Jewish neighbors.
"I think it had a positive effect. There were people who refused and said ‘no thank you’, but there were people who took from the children and smiled."
(…)I rushed to the beach and another failure. Jews, Arabs and tourists mixing, unaware that according to the world they should have been separated; even worse, I learnt that one million Arabs from the Palestinian Authority`s West Bank had visited Israel`s Mediterranean beaches during summer, mixing with Israelis as if it was the most natural thing to do. These failures to comply with the most elementary requirements of apartheid were making me sick and I rushed to hospital requiring medical attention. I was treated by Arab nurses before being ignominiously delivered to Arab doctors for further treatment. I heard that twenty percent of the medical staff are Arab and that the Israeli hospitals, medical staff, administrative staff and patients, are open to all, even the Syrian enemy or the Palestinian terrorist injured while setting off his bombs to kill and injure Israelis. In a children`s ward could be found in adjoining beds, Jewish, Israeli Arab, Palestinian Arab and Syrian children. Last year, 220,000 West Bank Palestinians, including 20,000 Palestinian children, took off time from shouting to the world about their ill-treatment and oppression at the hands of Israelis in order to visit Israeli hospitals for medical treatment. What a lousy advert for apartheid.
Since you have found us out, we may as well list a few other things the Zionists are planning: We actually work for an organization called ‘The Elders of Zion.’ Perhaps you’ve heard of them? At any rate, we are two of their agents. As you can imagine, we are paid hefty sums of money, $4.6 billion a year to be exact. We are in charge of disseminating information around the globe, regulating U.N. meetings in New York, controlling seagull calls, and sending signals to sharks in the deep blue sea. We elders also work closely with Santa Claus, the Tooth Fairy, and Cinderella’s stepsisters in controlling things that occur in the world. You see, we were the ones who made Cinderella’s glass slipper come off when the clock struck “12.”
We are also behind the misinformation campaign that mischaracterizes Iran’s regime as evil and sinister. The Iranian regime is actually a democracy ruled by angels and ponies. The images on television of Iranian civilians being persecuted and oppressed is actually a vast conspiracy, a television show put on by Zionist actors and directors. The Iranian people are actually treated with kindness and goodness by their leaders; They are even given cute little treats from Candy Crush every day, and some are even selected to visit Willie Wonka’s Chocolate Factory if they really behave.(…)
Like Silverstein, my non-black detractors were incensed at my independence. Even their physical stance, five of them surrounding and hovering over me as I sat calmly in my chair, spoke to their perhaps unconscious yet pervasive belief that they ruled over me. These were the enlightened people who protested the State of Israel because of its so-called “imperialism,” “apartheid policies,” and “hatred for Black Africans,” and it was their duty to talk some sense into my ignorant black head. Basically, massa’ was not pleased.
These are the people my parents warned me about: Those who attack people of color (like Valdary) because of our audacity to learn about complex issues and form our own opinions – rather than simply reading from the approved script.
Silverstein and my inquisitors are a reminder that, for some people, blacks and whites can get along just fine — as long as blacks act, think, and speak in accordance with the relevant stereotypes.
Hanin Zoabi- An Israeli Muslim parliamentarian who regularly campaigns against Israel as a country. Yet each month she happily takes her cheque from Israeli tax payers. If Israel wasn’t democratic or was apartheid ,Zoabi would not have a seat.
Another example of the endless hypocrisy of the anti-Israel liars. Where else in the Middle East could a WOMAN be not only a member of Parliament but be openly OPPOSED to the government? ONLY ISRAEL has this level of freedom!
by Dumisani Washington
The “parallels” between the Palestinian plight and that of African-Americans have been made for decades, and this has always been spurious. Sadly, the exercise continues and seems to be growing as anti-Israel sentiment including global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) inexplicably gain credibility.
So, here are seven reasons why the Palestinian analogy to the Black historical struggle for freedom is hopelessly flawed (and down right offensive).
Beginning operations on May 1, 1950, the United Nations Relief Works Agency for the Palestinian people is the only UN relief agency that exists exclusively for one group – the Palestinians. At the time of its founding there were some 720,000 Palestinian refugees. Many of these people became refugees after refusing the offer to become Israeli citizens, and choosing to await the great victory over the Jews promised to them by the leaders of the Arab states.
Black Americans from slavery to Jim Crow to the civil rights era never had anything that vaguely resembled UNRWA or any type of international relief agency. We were also unsuccessful at being declared refugees – which surely would have led to reparations for 400 years of forced servitude.
2. INTERNATIONAL AID
The Palestinian Authority (formerly the Palestinian Liberation Organization – PLO) receives about $1 billion annually. This money comes primarily from American and European tax payers. The money is supposed to go to relieve the suffering of the Palestinian people which, as Dr. King said in 1968, “are part of that third world of hunger, of disease, of illiteracy.” Unfortunately, much of that aid goes to political and racial propaganda and programming, as Palestinian children are fed a constant diet of anti-Semitism and hatred for Israel. From curriculum to suicide bomber camps, Palestinian children are taught to hate Israel and the West – on our dime.
Black Americans received no international aid during centuries of slavery and Jim Crow segregation. Neither did we receive domestic aid. The very term “forty acres and a mule”(what the US government promised former Black slaves, but didn’t deliver) became code for, “what we never got.” Money to help fund our quest for freedom came almost exclusively from private donors including Black businesses and families, White abolitionists, churches, synagogues and other Jewish organizations and individuals.
3. ARAB STATES (Arab League)
In the Middle Eastern region alone there are multiple Arab homelands including Egypt, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon and the oil-rich Saudi Arabia. They were the dominant force in the Middle East when Israel was reestablished in 1947-48, and used their combined military might to attempt to crush the nascent Jewish State. They failed. Now, not only will these states not take in the Palestinians who have been given official refugee status for three generations, these nations also have a horrible record of human rights abuses against their Arab-Palestinian brothers. They will not allow them to live as citizens, enroll in school, buy property or even repair their dilapidated dwellings. Palestinian refugees are being killed in Syria while you read this.
Black Americans had no Black nations to which we could turn for help or shelter. While we were enslaved in America, our continent had been colonized by the Europeans. Further, all of North Africa is currently being occupied by Arabs, who stole it from our people. But that’s another list.
4.TERRORISM & TERRORIST ORGANIZATIONS
Other than Nat Turner and a few rebellious slaves whom history has forgotten, Black victims of oppression never possessed the means to offer armed resistance to our oppressors during slavery. After slavery (and due to the legal right to purchase guns), Black Americans were able to arm themselves, but had no access to rockets, rocket launchers, IEDs or other explosives.
If Black Americans had been able to fight with weapons, you can be certain that blowing up our sons and daughters would not have been a strategic option. Ever. Under any circumstances.
While other scriptures contain contradictions, the Koran is the only holy book whose commentators have evolved a doctrine to account for the very visible shifts which occur from one injunction to another. No careful reader will remain unaware of the many contradictory verses in the Koran, most specifically the way in which peaceful and tolerant verses lie almost side by side with violent and intolerant ones. The ulema were initially baffled as to which verses to codify into the Shari’a worldview—the one that states there is no coercion in religion (2:256), or the ones that command believers to fight all non-Muslims till they either convert, or at least submit, to Islam (8:39, 9:5, 9:29). To get out of this quandary, the commentators developed the doctrine of abrogation, which essentially maintains that verses revealed later in Muhammad’s career take precedence over earlier ones whenever there is a discrepancy. In order to document which verses abrogated which, a religious science devoted to the chronology of the Koran’s verses evolved (known as an-Nasikh wa’l Mansukh, the abrogater and the abrogated).
But why the contradiction in the first place? The standard view is that in the early years of Islam, since Muhammad and his community were far outnumbered by their infidel competitors while living next to them in Mecca, a message of peace and coexistence was in order. However, after the Muslims migrated to Medina in 622 and grew in military strength, verses inciting them to go on the offensive were slowly “revealed”—in principle, sent down from Allah—always commensurate with Islam’s growing capabilities. In juridical texts, these are categorized in stages: passivity vis-á-vis aggression; permission to fight back against aggressors; commands to fight aggressors; commands to fight all non-Muslims, whether the latter begin aggressions or not. Growing Muslim might is the only variable that explains this progressive change in policy.