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Israel is an apartheid state; let’s not pretend otherwise

Israeli soldiers watch Palestinians demonstrate against Israeli apartheid [Apaimages]

In an editorial about a recently proposed bill in the Israeli Knesset (parliament) which seeks to impose Israeli law on Jewish settlers in the occupied West Bank, Haaretz said somewhat peevishly that the measure could officially transform Israel into an apartheid state. The bill was proposed by two extreme right-wing politicians, Ayelet Shaked and Yariv Levin. The editorial observed that they are leading Israel to one of two bad results: the end of a state that is both Jewish and democratic; or its official transformation into an apartheid state.

The proposal, said Haaretz, is “creeping annexation under the guise of imposing judicial equality on either side of the Green Line – but only for Jews.” This, the leader writer confessed, constitutes exploitation of the 50-year-old fiction that the West Bank is a military area, under the rule of the commanding army officer, whose actions are dictated solely by military necessity.

Under international law, the West Bank is occupied territory, and the transfer of a civilian population into the area is a breach of the Fourth Geneva Convention. While Israeli courts acknowledge this in theory, that has not prevented over half a million Jewish settlers from moving into massive settlement-colonies built by the Israeli government across the territory. The purpose of this bill, say its proponents, is perfectly consistent with the way that most Israelis view the West Bank — which they call Judea and Samaria — and with the policies of successive Israeli governments. The legal fiction otherwise, which Israeli courts uphold, has no purpose or function apart from trying to assuage Western consciences.

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Ayelet Shaked

Israeli Justice Minister, Ayelet Shaked. [File photo]

While proposing the bill, Justice Minister Shaked asserted that, “Judea and Samaria are not Israel’s backyard, and from now on [the] ministerial committee will ask to clarify, with respect to every government law at its table, how the initiating ministry intends to treat the settlers.” She went on to say that the settlement of Judea and Samaria is a fait accompli; it is not a temporary or transitory thing. The time has come, she insisted, for the State of Israel to treat all its citizens equally and apply the same laws to everyone, either within Israel itself or in what the rest of the world regards as occupied territory.

This bill may or may not become law. Nevertheless, it seems odd to suggest, as many in the Israeli left seem to be doing, that the transformation of Israel into an apartheid state is somehow predicated on jettisoning a legal fiction, when in reality the legal distinction between Israel and the occupied West Bank has already been eroded by Tel Aviv to the point of non-existence.

That being the case, it would seem appropriate to revisit the main reason why Israel is regarded by increasing numbers of people as an apartheid state. Those who are not completely familiar with how Israeli apartheid works, need to understand that apartheid comes in different forms: “petty apartheid” determines which public transport you may or may not use, for example, depending on your ethnicity; or which park you can sit in (or even which park bench you can sit on); which beach you can use, or bank or post office counter; and so on.

“Grand apartheid”, however, is a different kettle of fish, and is something already in place in Israel. Its essence — and this should be obvious — is a desire to separate and segregate people on the basis of race, religion or ethnicity. The specifics will vary depending on the socio-political and historical context. The absence of well-known manifestations of apartheid, which are ingrained in our political and cultural consciousness because of the powerful images that came out of white-ruled South Africa, does not preclude the fact that apartheid is being implemented by Israel in a subtle and sophisticated manner. Shrill condemnation of anyone describing Israel as an apartheid state does not negate the reality of what it actually does.

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Israel may well allow its non-Jewish Palestinian (“Arab”) citizens — 20 per cent of the population —to vote in and stand for elections, but that is a democratic veneer hiding the fact that public resources are distributed disproportionately on the basis of whether this citizen or that citizen is a Jew or not; whether this town or that town is predominantly Jewish or not; whether this school or that college has mainly Jewish pupils or not. Indeed, village and town councils have the legal right to determine who can live in their area, based on whether they are Jewish or not.

Maybe the problem is with the word apartheid itself, of which no self-respecting democrat would want to be accused. If such an accusation was to stick, it would derail the entire Israel project. Paradoxically, without the support of some clearly not so self-respecting democrats in Europe and America, Israel would not be able to enforce its apartheid policies using the fig-leaf of the old fabrication that it is “the only democracy in the Middle East”.

The “purpose” and “intention” to maintain an “institutionalised regime” serving the goal of racial domination is at the core of apartheid, concluded a controversial UN report recently. The detailed assessment of Israeli practices towards the Palestinian people and the question of apartheid, prepared by the UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UNESCWA), was quarantined following pressure from US and Israel. We should not have been surprised, for the UN body said that “the Israeli regime is designed for this core purpose” of serving the goal of racial domination.

Israeli soldiers stand at the apartheid wall in Israel [Issam Rimawi/Apaimages]

Israeli soldiers stand at the apartheid wall in Israel [Issam Rimawi/Apaimages]

The irony, as others have pointed out, is that the use of “apartheid” (literally, “separateness”, leading to systematic “separate development”) to describe Israel’s treatment of Palestinians did not originate with opponents of the Israeli regime, let alone Arabs and Palestinians; it came from Israelis themselves. For decades, Israeli officials have employed the Hebrew term Hafrada (“Separation” or “Segregation”) to describe Israel’s governing policy in the West Bank and Gaza, and its attempts to separate the Palestinian population from both the Israeli population and the Jewish settlers in the occupied Palestinian territories. The so-called Israeli West Bank Barrier, known in Hebrew as “Gader Ha-Hafrada” (“Separation Fence”), was built on this vision.

The word apartheid may be problematic for supporters of Israel, but the term describes more than adequately the reality of Israel’s official policy towards Palestinians. Israel’s critics are thus simply using Israel’s own terminology when cataloguing a long series of official declarations, platforms and plans predicated on Israel’s commitment to the principle of Hafrada.

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What’s more, this is not applied exclusively to Palestinians. The latest scheme to encourage Black African refugees to leave the country is that they must pay 20 per cent of their salary, with their employers paying a further 16 per cent, to the Israeli government, it being payable back to them only at a specific bank branch in Ben Gurion Airport on their way out. This is yet another example of how the Israeli government seeks to maintain the “purity” of the self-declared “Jewish state”. It does not enact policies that are openly racist fearing condemnation from Europe and America, which are hung up on petty apartheid (perhaps out of guilt for their support of white South Africa for decades); Israel does, however, enact laws that will, over time, ensure that separation and segregation are reinforced for the privilege of one racial and religious group over any other.

Call it what you like, but the essence of separation and segregation overrides every government decision made in Israel and no legal fiction can hide that fact. Israel is an apartheid state; let’s not pretend otherwise.

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  • peepsqueek

    The main factor that made it possible for one religious and ethnic minority in the Middle East (the Jews), to achieve their present status and affluence, free of the persecution and discrimination to which they were subjected in the past are some of the strongest reasons that justify a different stance in Israel’s case. The BDS movement cannot name another religious or ethnic minority in the Middle East that has the full right of self determination? It is Israel’s neighbors that practice institutional apartheid, religious apartheid, sectarian apartheid, gender apartheid, etc. Therefore, Israel has to take a different stance, because of the dynamics of the geographical location. I understand that injustice exists in every Country and that that is no excuse, so we have to look at the Middle East with a balanced scale.

    • Helen4Yemen

      Why do Poles, Ukrainians, Russians, Hungarians, Germans, Lithuanians get to ‘self-determine’ on some one else’s land? Is Palestine the Ashkenazi grandmother’s land? DNA has confirmed that the Ashkenazi have no trace of Middle East ancestry, zero, zilch! Here are 10 samples that look almost identical because the Ashkenazi are a closely knit group that had been breeding among its own members for centuries.

      Name………………………. European……. Middle Eastern
      1) Alex Feinberg…………… 99.8% …………… 0%
      2) Dershowitz DNA………. 99.9% …………….0%
      3) Rabbi Hammerman…,,, 99.9% …………… 0%
      4) Tony Kushner…………… 99.9% …………….0%
      5) Joseph Cohen………….. 99.8% …………… 0%
      6) Bill Maher…………………..99.9% ……………..0%
      7) Neil Gaiman……………… 99.9% …………… .0%
      8) Jill Sobule………….. …….99.9% ……………..0%
      9) Alisa R Doctoroff…….. ..98.0% …………….. 0%
      10) A.J. Jacobs………………99.9% ……………. 0%

      Source:

      https://disqus*com/home/channel/semite/discussion/channel-semite/stunning_ashkenazi_dna/

      • peepsqueek

        The tiny Jewish Nation was built by Jewish people on the land of their holiest sites. Just for balance, why can Jewish Arabs and Christian Arabs not enter Mecca or Medina, or teach and practice their faith in Arabia?

        • Helen4Yemen

          Ah, since genetic science confirmed that the Ashkenazi = 99.9% European and 0% Middle Eastern, now you switched from “ancestral land” to “place of holiest sites:? Do the Christians consider it also a place of their holiest sites? Should they also ask for partition?The theft of Palestine by these snow-white Europeans makes no sense and is totally indefensible.

          • peepsqueek

            For some Jews it is their ancestral land, and for all Jews that came to build the nation, it is a Jewish homeland. Given both Jewish history in the Middle East and in Europe, for the most part, I support them.

          • Helen4Yemen

            1) What proof do they have it is their ancestral land? I thought Abraham-Isaac-Jacob were from UR-Iraq and not from Palestine.

            2) Support snow-white Jews from Europe to steal lands belonging
            from peole of color? All lands these snow-white Europeans wanted
            to steal were: Argentina, Uganda, Palestine,Cyprus, Madagascar,
            all inhabited by non-whites? What do people of color owe these
            snow-white Ashkenazi folks of Europe? What is the connection?

          • peepsqueek

            Your head is far to hard to penetrate as I have explained the progression of mankind since the ancient texts were written. The history of mankind is not some perfect situation created by a concept called God/Allah, it is a history of men fighting over land and resources that they could hopefully defend against invaders, that is why the geographical area of Palestine has changed hands more than a Las Vegas gambler.

          • Helen4Yemen

            Are you saying that the snow-white-Ashkenazi arrived to take his turn at colonizing Palestine?

            Exodus 33:2-3 It is a land rich with milk and honey, and I will send an angel to force out those people who live there—the Canaanites, the Amorites, the Hittites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites. I would go with my people, but they are so rebellious that I would destroy them before they get there.

            Exodus 34:11 I will force out the Amorites, the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites, but you must do what I command you today.

            Exodus 34:24 I will force the nations out of your land and enlarge your borders. Then no one will try to take your property when you come to worship me these three times each year.

            Numbers 32:21 You also agreed to cross the Jordan and stay with the rest of the Israelites, until the Lord forces our enemies out of the land.

            Numbers 33:52 you must force out the people living there. Destroy their idols and tear down their altars.

            Numbers 33:55 If you don’t force out all the people there, they will be like pointed sticks in your eyes and thorns in your back. They will always be trouble for you,

            Deuteronomy 7:2 the Lord will force them out of the land. Then you must destroy them without mercy. Don’t make any peace treaties with them,

            Deuteronomy 7:22 As you attack these nations, the Lord will force them out little by little.

            Deuteronomy 9:1 [ Why the Lord Will Help Israel ] Moses said: Israel, listen to me! You will soon cross the Jordan River and go into the land to force out the nations that live there.

            Joshua 3:10 The Canaanites, the Hittites, the Hivites, the Perizzites, the Girgashites, the Amorites, and the Jebusites control the land on the other side of the river. But the living God will be with you and will force them out of the land when you attack. And now, God is going to prove that he’s powerful enough to force them out.

            2 Chronicles 20:7 Our God, you forced out the nations who lived in this land before your people Israel came here, and you gave it to the descendants of your friend Abraham forever.

          • peepsqueek

            This was the God of Abraham of which Muhammad claims to a descendant, from Ur. Which point are you arguing, as all three Abrahamic religions believe in.

          • Helen4Yemen

            Muhammad may be descended from Abraham of UR, but is snow-white-Ashkenazi?

            Tony Kushner DNA
            97.5% Ashkenazi
            0.1% Finnish
            0.1% Scandinavian
            2.2% Broadly European
            0.1% East Asian
            99.9% European
            0.0% Middle Eastern

            Rabbi Hammerman DNA
            97.2% Ashkenazi
            0.8% East European
            0.2% Southern European
            1.7% Broadly European
            0.1% Native American
            99.9% European
            0.0% Middle Eastern

            Joseph Cohen DNA
            96.2% Ashkenazi
            0.4% Eastern European
            0.1% N. European
            0.1% Southern European
            3.0% Broadly European
            0.1% East Asian
            0.1% Unassigned
            0.0% Middle East
            99.8% European
            0.0% Middle Eastern

            Alan Dershowitz DNA
            98. 5% Ashkenazi
            0.4% Southern European
            0.1% Balkan
            0.9% Broadly European
            0.1% East Asian
            99.9% European
            0.0% Middle Eastern

          • Helen4Yemen

            Snow-white-Ashkenazi turned down Uganda when Britain offered the land to him and insisted to go only to Palestine. Why Palestine? Is it his grandmother’s land?

          • peepsqueek

            Is this your grandmother’s land, Helen?

          • Helen4Yemen

            Which Jews is Palestine their ancestral land?

          • Helen4Yemen

            Which Jews is Palestine their ancestral land?

      • peepsqueek

        Where did Europeans come from?

        • Helen4Yemen

          Ah, you want to say that the Ashkenazi are not European because “we all came from Africa”? But the Ashkenazi tried to eradicate black Jewry by forcefully sterilizing them. Yes or no?

          Here you will find many articles and videos about how the white Jews discriminate against the black Jews.

          https://disqus*com/home/discussion/channel-semite/ethiopian_jews_face_severe_discrimination/

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          • peepsqueek

            Stop the propaganda, by focusing on an unfortunate incident, which does not represent the greater Jewry. There are Jews that came from Countries that had to learn to assimilate into the dominant values already established by those who fought to secure a nation and develop it. These are the growing pains that people coming to the Americas has to face as well. On the other hand, why have brown Jews and Christian been fleeing the Middle East for decades? Please don’t dodge every question

            You keep saying “white Jews” have some kind of big problem with black people when Jews were at the forefront of the civil rights era, and that 80% of the Jewish voters voted for President Obama, who is the son of an African tribesman, who’s father and stepfather were both Muslim.

            On the other hand, Islamists are at odds with just about everybody today- pitting Muslim Sunnis against Shiites in Pakistan, the Shiite/Sunni divide in Bahrain, Iraq, and Yemen, Muslims against Hindus in India, Muslims against Christians in Nigeria, Muslims against Buddhists in Southern Thailand, Muslims against Copts in Egypt, Muslims against Jews in Israel, Muslims against Christians in the Philippines, Aceh (Indonesia), Kosovo (Serbia), Muslims against Maronites in Lebanon, Muslims against Hindus in Bangladesh, Muslims against Russian Orthodox, Muslims against Greek Cypriots, Muslims against non-Arab minorities and Dinkas in the Sudan, Muslims against Zoroastrians and Bahai in Iran and Egypt, the Muslim/Buddhist divide in Myanmar, Muslim sectarian conflict in Syria, Bahrain, Yemen, Mali, the Central African Republic, etc……

          • Helen4Yemen

            “There are Jews that came from Countries that had to learn to assimilate into the dominant values already established ”
            ……….
            Who is expected to assimilate with who? The snow-white Jew has his own European languages, customs and habits and the Arab Jews had theirs. Are you telling me now that snow-white-Ashkenazi resorted to forced sterilization of black Jews because they were not assimilating fast enough. You aught to know that there is no reason at all that can justify the white man telling black folks when they can have babies?

          • peepsqueek

            Ethiopian Jewish women awaiting aliyah were given birth control while in transit camps. The drug has existed for around thirty years and five percent of women elect to use this method of birth control in the US. The effects of Depo-Provera last for three months.

            The practice was first reported in 2010 by Isha le’Isha, an Israeli women’s rights organization. Hedva Eyal, the author of the report, stated that they believe it is a method of reducing the number of births in a a population that very poor. It was exposed by Israelis and that is why you know about it. But naturally people like yourself will use this as propaganda forever.

            Even though you never answer any of my questions, I will continue to answer yours. You assimilate by learning the dominant language, finishing some form of higher education, and start building a life before you start making babies, as Israel is developing a high poverty rating. I know that that is alien idea where you come from, but it is a good idea in any Country. Ultra-Orthodox Jews are a major problem in this area.

          • Helen4Yemen

            JEWISH ENOUGH?
            Israel’s Ethiopian Birth Control Story Reflects A Broader Problem
            Emily Hauser on the Israeli government’s admission that it systematically depressed the fertility of Ethiopian-Israeli women.
            EMILY L. HAUSER
            01.28.2013
            On Sunday it was reported that Israel has finally admitted to systematically depressing the fertility of the Ethiopian immigrant community (information first reported five years ago) by injecting Ethiopian-Israeli women with the long-acting birth control drug Depo-Provera without informed consent.
            In some cases, women were first given the drug while still in transit camps; in other cases, it seems women were regularly injected after arriving in Israel. Some women apparently knew they were being given birth control but were told they wouldn’t be let into Israel if they didn’t agree; others report being told the shots were “inoculations.”
            While this story is horrifying enough unto itself, it cannot be removed from a larger and equally disturbing picture.Primarily, the Depo Provera story reflects the broader Ethiopian Jewish experience of coming home only to find themselves to still be strangers: Many Ethiopian Jews were made to undergo HIV testing before immigrating, and though no other group of Israelis has ever been so tested—meaning that health officials had no way of knowing how the Ethiopian findings compared to HIV rates among other groups—Ethiopian blood donations were routinely discarded from 1984 to 1996.
            Moreover, the state has often questioned the very Judaism of Jews who had literally trekked across wastelands, many dying on the way, in order to be among their own. Some were forced to undergo conversions; couples that had been married for decades were forced to remarry; and it was recently announced that the Israeli rabbinate plans to phase out the community’s traditional clergy, the kessim.
            But there’s still more at play here, something that goes beyond the simple and striking racism so evident in every one of the above stories: Israel has always had a problem with Jews who differ in some way from the Ashkenazi culture of the founding generation.
            When Sephardi Jews began to pour into the newly established country from all across the Middle East and North Africa, they were called primitivim, and they and their children were treated as such for decades. Many Yemenite families still believe their children were kidnapped and adopted; official inquiries have found that while that didn’t happen (with 56 possible exceptions), possibly hundreds of children died and were buried without their parents being informed. Newly arrived Sephardi children were routinely treated poorly by the Ashkenazi schools to which they were sent, marriages were forbidden by angry Ashkenazi parents, and home-seeking Sephardi families were shunted to disadvantaged development towns. The establishment and meteoric rise of Shas in Israeli politics came largely in response to this reality.
            And the discrimination has never been limited to questions of skin color or country of origin—it’s powerfully bound up with the question of who gets to decide what’s really Jewish; thanks to the hubris of Israel’s founders (secularists who believed that religion was dying out), the right to determine “real Judaism” was long ago ceded to the Ashkenazi-dominated ultra-Orthodox Chief Rabbinate (itself an Ottoman invention).
            When a minority faith community must defend itself against a huge and violently hostile world, it makes sense that strong walls go up, and the community polices itself carefully. Moreover, local synagogues or broader communities are forever deciding what it means to be a Jew in that particular setting—if I don’t like how those people do Judaism, I can always go someplace else.
            Determining “official” Judaism as a matter of national policy, however, is a different thing all together. Ask Russian Jews who couldn’t sufficiently prove their Judaism—because Soviet authorities had worked very hard to destroy all evidence of it—and were made to “convert” upon arriving in Israel. Ask American-Israelis who grow up anything but Orthodox and have to provide endless documentation before they can get married. Ask the Sephardi community about the ongoing discrimination that still marks Israel’s religious hierarchy.
            This most recent example of blatant dehumanization of the Ethiopian community must be addressed at the highest levels. The policy of depressing the community’s birth rate must be investigated, and those responsible must be held accountable.
            And Israeli society must decide: Is the Jewish homeland for all Jews, are the soaring promises of equality in our Declaration of Independence to be taken seriously—or is Israel a giant shul in an East European shtetl, with the Israeli government playing the role of a bullying gabbai?
            Or perhaps a simpler question: If birth control were being forced on Jewish women in any other country—what would we say?

            http://www*thedailybeast*com/articles/2013/01/28/israel-s-ethiopian-birth-control-story-reflects-a-broader-problem

          • peepsqueek

            It only lasts for three months, what are you whining about? Any people, I repeat, any people that cannot feed themselves do not need to be getting pregnant in transit or on arrival to a new Country, especially a Country that is making an effort to bring them to Israel in the first place. Right or wrong, it was acknowledged and apologized for. For once, attempt to stay on subject. although I do not mind educating the readers a little.

          • Helen4Yemen

            Did snow-white Ashkenazi also administer these injections to the orthodox Jews who do not work but stay home producing babies and live on welfare?

            Are you really saying the snow-white-Ashkenazi had the right to meddle in African people’s reproductive right?

            Snow-white was forced to bring them because the Ethiopians had waited for 3 decades after snow-white had arrived and colonized Palestine. Snow-white was trotting the globe looking for other snow-white Jews to populate the land. But the black Jews were totally unwanted and accepted only for fear of international condemnation after they did their huge demonstration in Ethiopia.

          • Helen4Yemen

            WATCH:

            Empire Files: Anti-Black Racism Reveals Israel’s White Supremacy https://www*youtube*com/watch?v=5YtaYX7Rstc

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          • Helen4Yemen

            If Germany had forced Jewish women with injection to reduce the Jewish population, would you have said it was ok because it was only effective for 3 months?

          • peepsqueek

            What’s your point? – A three month birth control injection is the equivalent of murdering six million innocent men, women, and children???? Right or wrong, where is the moral equivalence? The Chinese have reduced some of the massive poverty in their Country by means of enforced birth control of the poor.

          • Helen4Yemen

            THE QUESTION WAS:

            If Germany had forced Jewish women with injection to reduce the Jewish population, would you have said it was ok because it was only effective for 3 months?

          • peepsqueek

            Given any of the other choices offered, sure it would be OK. Why always hypotheticals when we have real examples of genocide today in the name of Islam and sectarian conflict.

          • Helen4Yemen

            Very slippery! I did not say there were any other choices, did I? I asked you if it were OK for Germany to forcefully inject Jewish women to reduce the Jewish population. Yes or no?

          • peepsqueek

            Stop being ignorant, as you sound like a Nazi interrogator. Attempt to stay on subject, and it would not hurt you to answer one of my questions once in a while. I am playing your game, but you do not get to make up all the rules. Yes or No?

          • Helen4Yemen

            If it is OK for Ashkenazi to inject the black African Jews to sterilize them, would you also say it would have been OK for the Germans to inject Jewish women to stop them having new born Jews?

          • Helen4Yemen

            I have to conclude that you are not really sharp, are you? The Chinese planned the population control for the good of the country. The Ashkenazi on the other hand wants the white Jews to multiply like mice. He only wants to eradicate the black Jewish population.

          • peepsqueek

            Right or wrong, a shot of birth control lasting for three months to the poorest section of the people was for the good of the Country, and was not an ongoing policy of the Israeli people, who were responsible for exposing this event for public consumption.

            To your other point, the highest birth rates in the world are all in Africa and in Muslim Countries. Israel, to include its orthodox Jews and 1.5 million Arab Muslims, is 101 from the top of the list. Even India is number 86 on IndexMundi, which contains detailed country statistics, charts, and maps compiled from multiple sources.

          • Helen4Yemen

            Therefore, you are saying it would have been OK for the Germans to inject Jews with birth control to reduce the number of Jews in Europe?

          • peepsqueek

            No! I am saying that, right or wrong, a three month acting birth control does not make a dent in the history of the geographical location, it did slow down the rating of children being born in poverty. Your moral equation to Nazism has no basis.

          • Helen4Yemen

            Israel gave birth control to Ethiopian Jews without their consent

            The Independent Online

            Israel has admitted for the first time that it has been giving Ethiopian Jewish immigrants birth-control injections, often without their knowledge or consent.

            The government had previously denied the practice but the Israeli Health Ministry’s director-general has now ordered gynaecologists to stop administering the drugs. According a report in Haaretz, suspicions were first raised by an investigative journalist, Gal Gabbay, who interviewed more than 30 women from Ethiopia in an attempt to discover why birth rates in the community had fallen dramatically.

            One of the Ethiopian women who was interviewed is quoted as saying: “They [medical staff] told us they are inoculations. We took it every three months. We said we didn’t want to.” It is alleged that some of the women were forced or coerced to take the drug while in transit camps in Ethiopia.

            The drug in question is thought to be Depo-Provera, which is injected every three months and is considered to be a highly effective, long-lasting contraceptive.

            Nearly 100,000 Ethiopian Jews have moved to Israel under the Law of Return since the 1980s, but their Jewishness has been questioned by some rabbis. Last year, the Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, who also holds the health portfolio, warned that illegal immigrants from Africa “threaten our existence as a Jewish and democratic state”.

            Haaretz published an extract from a letter sent by the Ministry of Health to units administering the drug. Doctors were told “not to renew prescriptions for Depo Provera for women of Ethiopian origin if for any reason there is concern that they might not understand the ramifications of the treatment”.

            Sharona Eliahu Chai, a lawyer for the Association of Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI), said: “Findings from investigations into the use of Depo Provera are extremely worrisome, raising concerns of harmful health policies with racist implications in violation of medical ethics. The Ministry of Health’s director-general was right to act quickly and put forth new guidelines.”

          • Helen4Yemen

            “Muslims against Jews in Israel”

            NO! Muslims and Christians are against predatory white European colonialism by the Ashkenazi who had to travel thousands of miles fro m Poland, Lithuania, Russia, Germany. Palestine is not his grandmother’s land, is it?

          • peepsqueek

            And the other 28 conflicts and border wars in the world involving Muslim leaders and Muslim regimes???

          • Helen4Yemen

            If Muslim countries are so bad, why are these Jews still living there? Who is stopping them from just getting their suitcase ready and heading home?

            country ….. % Muslim ….. Jews

            India ….. 15% ….. 5,000
            Iran ….. 99.7% ….. 9,000
            Azerbaijan ….. 98.4% ….. 9,000
            Kazakhstan ….. 56% ….. 3,000
            Lebanon ….. 60% ….. 200
            Morocco ….. 99.9% ….. 6,000
            Pakistan ….. 96.4% ….. 200
            Tunisia ….. 99.8% ….. 1,000
            Turkey ….. 98.6% ….. 18000
            Turkmenistan ….. 93.3% ….. 200

          • Helen4Yemen

            I simply do not care how big or how small the Ashkenazi state is, I only care that the snow-white European erect his state on his own land in Europe.

          • peepsqueek

            You can couch it any way that you want, but 57 Muslim states and one tiny Jewish state exist. And you do not get to will away one state for your Islamic ambitions.

          • Helen4Yemen

            Whether there are 57 or 100 states, why is it the business of the Europeans? The Ashkenazi is European, is he not? How many states do they have where he is from in Europe?

          • peepsqueek

            “Why is it the business of Europeans?” – Europe is a tiny geographical area compared with all your so-called ‘Islamic Lands’, 14 kilometers – the shortest distance between North Africa and Europe. Just look at how few miles of sea separate Europe from North Africa and the Middle East.

            Just for balance, You claim the Jews are from Ur, Iraq, because the father of Judaism is from Ur, Iraq in Genesis. Why did Arabs get to take over that geographical area that were Jews, Assyrians, Kurds, Armenians, Azides, Persians, etc, and claim it as Arab/Islamic land, and to this day there is ethnic and sectarian conflict?

          • Helen4Yemen

            “On the other hand, why have brown Jews and Christian been fleeing the Middle East for decades? ”
            __________
            Why were Jews expelled more than 100 times from Europe?

            I only see the Arabs Jews leaving after 1948 when snow-white-Ashkenazi arrive
            – 250 Carthage – 415 Alexandria – 554 Diocèse of Clermont (France) – 561 Diocèse of Uzès (France) – 612 Visigoth Spain – 642 Visigoth Empire – 855 Italy – 876 Sens – 1012 Mainz – 1182 France – 1182 Germany – 1276 Upper Bavaria – 1290 England – 1306 France – 1322 France (again) – 1348 Switzerland – 1349 Hielbronn (Germany) – 1349 Saxony – 1349 Hungary – 1360 Hungary – 1370 Belgium – 1380 Slovakia – 1388 Strasbourg – 1394 Germany – 1394 France – 1420 Lyons – 1421 Austria – 1424 Fribourg – 1424 Zurich – 1424 Cologne – 1432 Savoy – 1438 Mainz – 1439 Augsburg – 1442 Netherlands – 1444 Netherlands – 1446 Bavaria – 1453 France – 1453 Breslau – 1454 Wurzburg – 1462 Mainz – 1483 Mainz – 1484 Warsaw – 1485 Vincenza (Italy) – 1492 Spain – 1492 Italy – 1495 Lithuania – 1496 Naples – 1496 Portugal – 1498 Nuremberg – 1498 Navarre – 1510 Brandenberg – 1510 Prussia – 1514 Strasbourg – 1515 Genoa – 1519 Regensburg – 1533 Naples – 1541 Naples – 1542 Prague & Bohemia – 1550 Genoa – 1551 Bavaria – 1555 Pesaro – 1557 Prague – 1559 Austria – 1561 Prague – 1567 Wurzburg – 1569 Papal States – 1571 Brandenburg – 1582 Netherlands – 1582 Hungary – 1593 Brandenburg, Austria – 1597 Cremona, Pavia & Lodi – 1614 Frankfort – 1615 Worms – 1619 Kiev – 1648 Ukraine – 1648 Poland – 1649 Hamburg – 1654 Little Russia (Beylorus) – 1656 Lithuania – 1669 Oran (North Africa) – 1669 Vienna – 1670 Vienna – 1712 Sandomir – 1727 Russia – 1738 Wurtemburg – 1740 Little Russia (Beylorus) – 1744 Prague, Bohemia – 1744 Slovakia – 1744 Livonia – 1745 Moravia – 1753 Kovad (Lithuania) – 1761 Bordeaux – 1772 Deported to the Pale of Settlement (Poland/Russia) – 1775 Warsaw – 1789 Alsace – 1804 Villages in Russia – 1808 Villages & Countrysides (Russia) – 1815 Lbeck & Bremen – 1815 Franconia, Swabia & Bavaria – 1820 Bremen – 1843 Russian Border Austria & Prussia – 1862 Areas in the U.S. under General Grant’s Jurisdiction[1] – 1866 Galatz, Romania – 1880s Russia – 1891 Moscow – 1919 Bavaria (foreign born Jews) – 193845 Nazi Controlled Areas – 1948 Arab Countries

          • peepsqueek

            Two reasons, like I have educated you over and over again, the first is the Church dogma of Jews being the “Christ Killers”, and then Hitler’s ideology of Jews being an inferior semitic race, the superior race doctrine, and that Jews did not belong in Europe/the motherland/the fatherland. Were you for it or against it? Yes or No will do!

          • Helen4Yemen

            1) Why would Hitler think that the Ashkenazi are a Semitic race since they are vividly very European?

            2) Are they still believed to be Christ killers?

  • Michael Abramov

    Would somebody please explain to me what ‘title’ Israel is boxed in to. On the one hand Israel is apartheid. On the other hand Israel is a Nazi regime. Neither of which are true.

    Secondly, every time a report emerges from an Israeli newspaper that is negative about Israel, it is always Ha’aretz. Or in England it’s the Guardian. Is it me, or do these in-line reporters only source left-wing newspapers?

  • peepsqueek

    “Remove the apartheid wall and end the occupation”. Just for balance, there are many walls and barriers involving Muslim Countries: Malaysia-Thailand border, Melilla border fence in Spain, Indo-Bangladeshi barrier, Indo-Burma barrier, Indian Kashmir barrier, Iran-Pakistan barrier, Kazakh-Uzbekistan barrier, Kuwait-Iraq barrier, Pakistan-Afghanistan barrier, Russia/Chechnya, Saudi-Yemen barrier, Arab Emirates/Oman, Israel/West Bank, Saudi/Yemen, Turkmen/ Uzbekistan, Egypt/Gaza, Syria/Turkey, Sudan/Sudan, Kenya/Somalia, etc, etc, and many more walls and fences within Muslim Countries to separate different sects from having at each other.

    • Vinegar Hill

      What point do you want to transmit? The wall constructed by Israel is an aparthide barrier. The other walls you have referred to are not.

      • Helen4Yemen

        And the conflicts elsewhere are between indigenous neighbors whereas the Ashkenazi is a colonial settle like the French in Algeria who came from elsewhere.

        • peepsqueek

          The other conflicts involve Muslim leaders and Muslim regimes, which is not a indigenous ideology to most of those countries. Judaism is an indigenous ideology, religion, and the Jewish State is on the land of their holiest sites. And you came to the United States to spread what kind of ideology and build super mosques and religious schools in the Western world, funded by Saudi Arabia? What is your highest ambition and goal in the US?

      • peepsqueek

        No, your are incorrect, as Israel was forced to stop the weekly acts of terrorism, specifically targeting civilian populations.

    • Helen4Yemen

      ASHKENAZI = COLONIAL SETTLER!

      The are border conflicts many places but you FORGOT that the snow-white-Ashkenazi came from elsewhere and he is a white colonial settler like the
      French in Algeria and the British in Kenya.

      • peepsqueek

        You mention two Countries that were formerly under Islamic rule. Kenya was under British rule for 20 years.

        • Helen4Yemen

          You do not seem to get out of your hasbara script. The people of Algeria today are the descendants of those who were there when the Arabs conquered the land. The Arabs not expel or murder them (like the Ashkenazi did with the Palestinians). I know you want to mention “Berber”, “Kurd”, any group that they could divide and conquer. That is the reason that the Arab region will never find peace unless the
          snow-white European known as the Ashknazi is sent home back to Poland, Hungary …

          • peepsqueek

            THE 25 million Berbers, also known as Amazighs meaning “the freeborn”, are descended from the pre-Arab inhabitants of north Africa west of the Nile river. Their culture and language, along with those of other minorities, have long been suppressed by Arab elites, who imposed a policy of Arabisation after the Countries’ independence.

            But the Berbers have been standing up for their rights in the past years of turmoil in the region—with some results. When mass protests rocked Morocco in February 2011, Berber activists were among the first to mobilize, demanding recognition of their language and culture. Within months, they had won it. A new constitution enacted in July 2011 proclaimed Morocco’s ethnic diversity and enshrined Berber as an official language, alongside Arabic, much to the chagrin of Islamists, who saw the amendment as a threat to the language of the Koran.

            In Libya, former leader Colonel Muammar Qaddafi spent decades trying to wipe out Berber culture, which he considered a threat to the country’s Arab identity (until, that is, he switched his ideology to pan-Africanism). Berbers in the mountains bordering Tunisia were among the first to rise up against him, forming militias that helped to oust him and win the civil war. In Tunisia, Berbers have started cultural associations, helping to revive their language. But their small number means they stand little chance of a Morocco-style recognition.

            Elsewhere too, there is a long way to go. Moroccan activists say the language has yet to be integrated into public life. There are still reports of officials refusing to register babies with Berber names. In Libya, Berbers say the transitional institutions have rejected them. They have only two seats on the 60-member committee that is drafting the country’s constitution. They see little hope of the Arab and Islamist-dominated group recognising their language. Some now talk of declaring autonomy.

          • Helen4Yemen

            And may I ask why is this the business of the snow-white Ashkenazi?

          • peepsqueek

            You are talking to me Helen, and I am far form snow-white, lily-white, or just plain white. To those of us who study history, you sure want to omit every aspect of it, with one exception, which is your narrow negative focus on Jews.

          • peepsqueek

            Stop the BS on divide and conquer. The Black Spring was a series of violent disturbances and political demonstrations by Kabyle activists in the Kabylie region of Algeria in 2001, which were met by repressive police measures and became a potent symbol of Berber discontent with the national government. The protests took place against a backdrop of long-standing cultural marginalization of the Highland Berbers, a homogeneous Berber linguistic group in Algeria (Berber speakers form some 25% – 35% of the total population of indigenous people) despite the most rigid government-sponsored Arabization measures of the 1960s through the 1980s having been lifted. The name “Black Spring” alludes to the events known as the Berber Spring of the 1980s, in which mainly Kabyle civil society activists challenged the ban on Berber culture then in place, demanding cultural rights and democracy.

  • Helen4Yemen

    2002 Apartheid in the Holy Land by Desmond Tutu
    2004 Forbidden Roads: The Discriminatory West Bank Road Regime
    2006 Carter: Israeli apartheid ‘worse’
    2007 Yes, There is Apartheid in Israel
    2008 Aparthied roads
    2010 Israel/West Bank: Separate and Unequal
    2010 US funds ‘apartheid’ road network in Israel
    2011 Palestinian “Freedom Riders” Challenge Segregation
    2012 Israeli Jews Support Apartheid Regime, Survey Reveals
    2012 a majority of Jewish Israelis favour apartheid
    2012 The Worst Apartheid in Modern History
    2013 Hebron: Separate roads for Jews, Palestinians
    2013 Israel’s Palestinian-only buses draw accusations of segregation, apartheid
    2013 On the road to Israeli apartheid?
    2013 The Gritty Truth About Israel’s ‘Jewish-Only’ Highways
    2014 Desmond Tutu: U.S. Christians Must Recognize Israel as Apartheid State
    2014 This Road is for Jews Only. Yes, There is Apartheid in Israel
    2016 Article by Ben White: Why Israel is an apartheid state
    2016 Call Apartheid in Israel by Its Name
    2016 Only International Pressure Will End Israeli Apartheid
    2017 As Israel moves towards confronting apartheid, the questions raised by the report will become impossible to avoid.
    2017 Is Israel an ‘apartheid’ state? This U.N. report says yes.
    2017 Israel’s “South Africa moment” is fast approaching.
    2017 DON’T FALL FOR ISRAEL’S CHARACTER ASSASSINATION—MARWAN BARGHOUTI IS A MAN OF PEACE
    2017 Palestinian flag flies over Dublin City Hall

    ……….

    To read the articles, go to the link below, replace * with dot.

    https://disqus*com/home/channel/semite/discussion/channel-semite/apartheid_israel_64/

    • peepsqueek

      You are right Helen, if Israel was removed from the map tomorrow, the whole world would turn to each other, embrace, and say “I love you”. All the ethnic, religions, political, and sectarian conflicts would stop, and everyone would live happily ever after. Sarcasm intended!

  • Helen4Yemen

    Videos about the apartheid state now stuck in the Middle East

    1997 Middle East: Undercover Israeli Troops Infiltrate Palestinian Rioters – 1997
    2000 Undercover Israeli Police Officers – West Bank – 2000
    2006 Zionist Jews Beating Up Jewish Rabbis
    2007 Israeli Soldiers Unleash Attack Dog On Elderly Palestinian Woman
    2007 Israeli soldiers violently attack Palestinian in his home
    2007 Palestinian women and Israeli soldiers
    2007 Sharrmuta video – a European Jewish settler spits at a Palestinian woman
    2007 Visual: Humiliation and House Demolition in the West Bank
    2008 Israeli Soldier Toturing Bound Palestinian
    2008 Masked Israeli Settlers Beating Old Palestinian Woman
    2008 Palestians so dehumaized that they have will to live
    2008 Palestinian boy attacked by Israeli settler – 9 Nov 08
    2008 Palestinians killed in Israeli raids into Gaza – 16 April 08
    2008 Watch how apartheid Wall has devastating effects it has on Palestinian society
    2009 Bolivia breaks diplomatic relations with Israel in solidarity with Palestine – Jan 2009
    2009 European Jews Are Not Semite = Proof
    2009 How Jews harass Christians in Palestine, “go your Jesus”…
    2009 IDF israeli soldiers argue with local and international protesters
    2009 Israeli soldiers beat a palestinian child
    2009 Israeli soldiers fight with palestinian villagers
    2009 Jimmy Carter unveils truth about Israel
    2009 We killed Jesus and we are proud of it.
    2010 A Palestinian is being humuliated on Ashkenazi Jews ask him to keep slapping himself
    2010 Ashkenazi Jews are a European people with zero lineage to Palestine! Nada!
    2010 Ben Affleck defends Arabs
    2010 Chávez plan contra palestina Israel brazo asesino del imperio yanqui masacre en gaza
    2010 HIT AND RUN: The moment an Israeli motorist runs down a Palestinian boy in East Jerusalem
    2010 How the Jews Treat Christians in Israel – It’s Serious!
    2010 How the Jews Treat Christians in Israel – It’s Serious! (3.7 million views)
    2010 Israeli Attack on the Mavi Marmara // Raw Footage
    2010 Israeli soldiers lined up, shot and killed 3 little Palestinian girls
    2010 Outrage after video shows female Palestinian prisoner humiliated
    2010 settlers prevented Palestinian farmers from planting olive trees on the farmers land in Deir Nidham, north of Ramalla
    2010 Shlomo Sand and Gallowy: The was never exile
    2010 The cold blooded murder of 12-year old Mohamed Al-Durrah
    2010 Venezuelan Foreign minister Nicolas Maduro speaking in solidarity with the Palestinian people.
    2010 Venezuelan Foreign minister Nicolas Maduro speaking in solidarity with the Palestinian people.
    2010 Video Ethnic cleansing in the Israeli Negev World news guardian co uk
    2010 West Bank Home demolition SHOCKING VIDOE JEWS DO NOT WANT YOU TO SEE!
    2011 A young American Jew Brian Rudnick attacked by Zionist Jews
    2011 Brian Rudnick speaks of his ordeal under Zionist Jews
    2011 Israeli soldiers throw stun grenades at Palestinian children
    2011 Israeli Undercover Forces Captured on CCTV Kidnapping A Palestinian Child in Jerusalem
    2011 Officer points loaded weapon into face of Palestinian
    2011 Shocking Clip: Israeli Checkpoint Cruelty
    2011 The man that removed the Israeli flag from Israel Embassy in Egypt
    2012 ASHKENAZI JEWS = KHAZARS
    2012 CAUGHT ON TAPE: two Israeli border police officers kick a Palestinian child
    2012 Israeli soldiers beating a Palestinian girl and remove her Hijab
    2012 Lithuanian Jews very aggressive against Palestinians
    2012 Palestinian vs Israeli Soldier Confrontation
    2012 This powerful documentary exposes the hell that the palestinians have been going through.
    2013 Goddam Europeans came all the way from Lithuania to arrest small children
    2013 Israel Attacks Palestinians & International Diplomats/
    2013 Israeli soldiers invade Masjid al Aqsa – 8 March 2013
    2013 Israeli Violence against Palestinians in Bil’in
    2013 John Dugard – professor of international law: great similarities between apartheid S. Africa and aparthied Israel.
    2013 Lithuanian Jews arrive in Egypt to do secret servce work for Zionists
    2013 Palestinian Stone Throwers Clash With Israeli Troops
    2013 The souldiers tell Palestinian road for Jews only – must watch
    2013 The Zionist hit the Palestinian kid first in the face, then kicked him
    2013 Watch as Lithuanian Zionist cause extreme havoc – just watch!
    2013 Watch: Palestinians prevented to walk on ‘Jews only’ roads
    2014 CrossTalk: Gaza Under Siege-CrossTalking with Miko Peled, Gideon Levy and Fred Lazin.
    2014 Eight years old Palestinian child been abused and arrested by Israeli soldiers
    2014 Group of Israeli Soldiers Struck by a Big Palestinian Tire – EPIC FAIL !
    2014 Hebron – Settler attempts to take down Palestinian flag, 2014
    2014 Israeli soldiers celebrate shooting a Palestinian youth
    2014 Israeli Vigilantes Attacking Pro-Palestinian Protesters in Paris
    2014 Lithuanian Nazis on Arab land – causing horric tragedy.
    2014 Live from Gaza – Israel attacks Palestinian civili
    2014 SRAELI-HAMAS BOMBARDMENT VIDEO : 1,200 Air Strikes, 700 Rockets Fired As Gaza Toll Hits 185
    2014 THE GREAT WALL OF ISRAEL
    2014 This looks worse than the Nazis did to the Jews …watch
    2014 WATCH how Israeli warplanes attacked Palestinian houses in GAZA
    2015 Apartheid in Israel – Jew Only Roads
    2015 Elderly Palestinian man confronts Israeli soldiers before fainting
    2015 Israeli commander shot and killed Palestinian teen, Muhammad Ali-Kosba
    2015 Israeli police and Palestinians clash after Friday prayers
    2015 Israeli settlers violently attack Palestinian woman and her son
    2015 Israeli soccer players forced to flee field after Bulgarian fans
    2015 Israeli soldairs filmed beating unarmed palestinian -they look like hyensa ontop of a prey
    2015 Israeli soldier scuffles with Palestinian boy
    2015 Israeli Soldiers Attack Palestinian Journalist & Beat a Man with Rifle
    2015 Israeli Soldiers Interviewed: Told To Shoot To Kill… Everyone
    2015 Israel’s Wall: Security Or Apartheid?
    2015 Jewish South African Freedom Fighter Calls Israel ‘Apartheid State’
    2015 Knife-Wielding Israeli Settler Attacks Founder of Rabbis for Human Rights
    2015 Military renews segregation on main street in Hebron,
    2015 Palestinian children clash with soldiers at checkpoint
    2015 Palestinian grocer savagely attacked by Israeli troops
    2015 Palestinian rams pedestrians with a car and uses an ax to stab
    2015 Palestinian stone throwers wounded by ‘undercover Israelis’
    2015 Palestinian women and children fight off Israeli soldier with boy in chokehold
    2015 Settlers throwing stones at Palestinian homes in Hebron, soldiers look on
    2015 Shocking footage shows Israeli soldiers disguised as Palestinian protesters firing at stone-throwers
    2015 Soldiers harass B’Tselem volunteers’ family and confiscate hard disk
    2015 The SS could not have been worse that these Zionists – watch
    2015 Undercover Israeli Occupation Forces Raiding Palestinian Hospital
    2015 Undercover Israeli Officers Capture Palestinian Protesters
    2015 Video Israeli soldier viciously attacks Palestinian kids Muslim Press
    2015 Watch a European Jewish woman tell Palestine: this road for Jews only
    2015 Watch as Zionist souldier act like the SS and terrorize children
    2015 Watch Jews walk on paved roads, Palestinian on dirt roads
    2015 Zionists Attack Palestinian Family and Child (Hidden Footage)
    2016 A christian Palestinian speaks out. THE VIDEO ZIONIST ISRAEL NEVER WANTS YOU TO SEE!
    2016 George Gallowy delivers stunning speech about the settler state
    2016 Israeli soldier throws a disabled Palestinian out of his wheelchair
    2016 Murer in cold blood. Israel souldiers murderd a small school girl
    2016 Palestinians say they hate Israelis because they murder their people
    2016 When the walk to school is lined with barbed wire
    2016 Who is worse: the Nazis or the Zionists in Palestine? Watch and decide.
    2016 Zionist mercilessly attack a Palestinian taxi driver
    2016 Zionist soldier beating Palestinian kids

    ……….

    To watch the videos, go to the link below, replace * with dot.

    https://disqus*com/home/discussion/channel-semite/apartheid_israel_videos/

  • Helen4Yemen

    Videos about the apartheid state now stuck in the Middle East

    1997 Middle East: Undercover Israeli Troops Infiltrate Palestinian Rioters – 1997
    2000 Undercover Israeli Police Officers – West Bank – 2000
    2006 Zionist Jews Beating Up Jewish Rabbis
    2007 Israeli Soldiers Unleash Attack Dog On Elderly Palestinian Woman
    2007 Israeli soldiers violently attack Palestinian in his home
    2007 Palestinian women and Israeli soldiers
    2007 A European Jewish settler spits at a Palestinian woman
    2007 Visual: Humiliation and House Demolition in the West Bank
    2008 Israeli Soldier Toturing Bound Palestinian
    2008 Masked Israeli Settlers Beating Old Palestinian Woman
    2008 Palestians so dehumaized that they have will to live
    2008 Palestinian boy attacked by Israeli settler – 9 Nov 08
    2008 Palestinians killed in Israeli raids into Gaza – 16 April 08
    2008 Watch how apartheid Wall has devastating effects it has on Palestinian society
    2009 Bolivia breaks diplomatic relations with Israel in solidarity with Palestine – Jan 2009
    2009 European Jews Are Not Semite = Proof
    2009 How Jews harass Christians in Palestine, “go your Jesus”…
    2009 IDF israeli soldiers argue with local and international protesters
    2009 Israeli soldiers beat a palestinian child
    2009 Israeli soldiers fight with palestinian villagers
    2009 Jimmy Carter unveils truth about Israel
    2009 We killed Jesus and we are proud of it.
    2010 A Palestinian is being humuliated on Ashkenazi Jews ask him to keep slapping himself
    2010 Ashkenazi Jews are a European people with zero lineage to Palestine! Nada!
    2010 Ben Affleck defends Arabs
    2010 Chávez plan contra palestina Israel brazo asesino del imperio yanqui masacre en gaza
    2010 HIT AND RUN: The moment an Israeli motorist runs down a Palestinian boy in East Jerusalem
    2010 How the Jews Treat Christians in Israel – It’s Serious!
    2010 How the Jews Treat Christians in Israel – It’s Serious! (3.7 million views)
    2010 Israeli Attack on the Mavi Marmara // Raw Footage
    2010 Israeli soldiers lined up, shot and killed 3 little Palestinian girls
    2010 Outrage after video shows female Palestinian prisoner humiliated
    2010 settlers prevented Palestinian farmers from planting olive trees on the farmers land in Deir Nidham, north of Ramalla
    2010 Shlomo Sand and Gallowy: The was never exile
    2010 The cold blooded murder of 12-year old Mohamed Al-Durrah
    2010 Venezuelan Foreign minister Nicolas Maduro speaking in solidarity with the Palestinian people.
    2010 Venezuelan Foreign minister Nicolas Maduro speaking in solidarity with the Palestinian people.
    2010 Video Ethnic cleansing in the Israeli Negev World news guardian co uk
    2010 West Bank Home demolition SHOCKING VIDOE JEWS DO NOT WANT YOU TO SEE!
    2011 A young American Jew Brian Rudnick attacked by Zionist Jews
    2011 Brian Rudnick speaks of his ordeal under Zionist Jews
    2011 Israeli soldiers throw stun grenades at Palestinian children
    2011 Israeli Undercover Forces Captured on CCTV Kidnapping A Palestinian Child in Jerusalem
    2011 Officer points loaded weapon into face of Palestinian
    2011 Shocking Clip: Israeli Checkpoint Cruelty
    2011 The man that removed the Israeli flag from Israel Embassy in Egypt
    2012 ASHKENAZI JEWS = KHAZARS
    2012 CAUGHT ON TAPE: two Israeli border police officers kick a Palestinian child
    2012 Israeli soldiers beating a Palestinian girl and remove her Hijab
    2012 Lithuanian Jews very aggressive against Palestinians
    2012 Palestinian vs Israeli Soldier Confrontation
    2012 This powerful documentary exposes the hell that the palestinians have been going through.
    2013 Goddam Europeans came all the way from Lithuania to arrest small children
    2013 Israel Attacks Palestinians & International Diplomats/
    2013 Israeli soldiers invade Masjid al Aqsa – 8 March 2013
    2013 Israeli Violence against Palestinians in Bil’in
    2013 John Dugard – professor of international law: great similarities between apartheid S. Africa and aparthied Israel.
    2013 Lithuanian Jews arrive in Egypt to do secret servce work for Zionists
    2013 Palestinian Stone Throwers Clash With Israeli Troops
    2013 The souldiers tell Palestinian road for Jews only – must watch
    2013 The Zionist hit the Palestinian kid first in the face, then kicked him
    2013 Watch as Lithuanian Zionist cause extreme havoc – just watch!
    2013 Watch: Palestinians prevented to walk on ‘Jews only’ roads
    2014 CrossTalk: Gaza Under Siege-CrossTalking with Miko Peled, Gideon Levy and Fred Lazin.
    2014 Eight years old Palestinian child been abused and arrested by Israeli soldiers
    2014 Group of Israeli Soldiers Struck by a Big Palestinian Tire – EPIC FAIL !
    2014 Hebron – Settler attempts to take down Palestinian flag, 2014
    2014 Israeli soldiers celebrate shooting a Palestinian youth
    2014 Israeli Vigilantes Attacking Pro-Palestinian Protesters in Paris
    2014 Lithuanian Nazis on Arab land – causing horric tragedy.
    2014 Live from Gaza – Israel attacks Palestinian civili
    2014 SRAELI-HAMAS BOMBARDMENT VIDEO : 1,200 Air Strikes, 700 Rockets Fired As Gaza Toll Hits 185
    2014 THE GREAT WALL OF ISRAEL
    2014 This looks worse than the Nazis did to the Jews …watch
    2014 WATCH how Israeli warplanes attacked Palestinian houses in GAZA
    2015 Apartheid in Israel – Jew Only Roads
    2015 Elderly Palestinian man confronts Israeli soldiers before fainting
    2015 Israeli commander shot and killed Palestinian teen, Muhammad Ali-Kosba
    2015 Israeli police and Palestinians clash after Friday prayers
    2015 Israeli settlers violently attack Palestinian woman and her son
    2015 Israeli soccer players forced to flee field after Bulgarian fans
    2015 Israeli soldairs filmed beating unarmed palestinian -they look like hyensa ontop of a prey
    2015 Israeli soldier scuffles with Palestinian boy
    2015 Israeli Soldiers Attack Palestinian Journalist & Beat a Man with Rifle
    2015 Israeli Soldiers Interviewed: Told To Shoot To Kill… Everyone
    2015 Israel’s Wall: Security Or Apartheid?
    2015 Jewish South African Freedom Fighter Calls Israel ‘Apartheid State’
    2015 Knife-Wielding Israeli Settler Attacks Founder of Rabbis for Human Rights
    2015 Military renews segregation on main street in Hebron,
    2015 Palestinian children clash with soldiers at checkpoint
    2015 Palestinian grocer savagely attacked by Israeli troops
    2015 Palestinian rams pedestrians with a car and uses an ax to stab
    2015 Palestinian stone throwers wounded by ‘undercover Israelis’
    2015 Palestinian women and children fight off Israeli soldier with boy in chokehold
    2015 Settlers throwing stones at Palestinian homes in Hebron, soldiers look on
    2015 Shocking footage shows Israeli soldiers disguised as Palestinian protesters firing at stone-throwers
    2015 Soldiers harass B’Tselem volunteers’ family and confiscate hard disk
    2015 The SS could not have been worse that these Zionists – watch
    2015 Undercover Israeli Occupation Forces Raiding Palestinian Hospital
    2015 Undercover Israeli Officers Capture Palestinian Protesters
    2015 Video Israeli soldier viciously attacks Palestinian kids Muslim Press
    2015 Watch a European Jewish woman tell Palestine: this road for Jews only
    2015 Watch as Zionist souldier act like the SS and terrorize children
    2015 Watch Jews walk on paved roads, Palestinian on dirt roads
    2015 Zionists Attack Palestinian Family and Child (Hidden Footage)
    2016 A christian Palestinian speaks out. THE VIDEO ZIONIST ISRAEL NEVER WANTS YOU TO SEE!
    2016 George Gallowy delivers stunning speech about the settler state
    2016 Israeli soldier throws a disabled Palestinian out of his wheelchair
    2016 Murer in cold blood. Israel souldiers murderd a small school girl
    2016 Palestinians say they hate Israelis because they murder their people
    2016 When the walk to school is lined with barbed wire
    2016 Who is worse: the Nazis or the Zionists in Palestine? Watch and decide.
    2016 Zionist mercilessly attack a Palestinian taxi driver
    2016 Zionist soldier beating Palestinian kids

    ……….

    To watch the videos, go to the link below, replace * with dot.

    https://disqus*com/home/discussion/channel-semite/apartheid_israel_videos/

  • Helen4Yemen

    Videos about the apartheid state now stuck in the Middle East

    1997 Middle East: Undercover Israeli Troops Infiltrate Palestinian Rioters – 1997
    2000 Undercover Israeli Police Officers – West Bank – 2000
    2006 Zionist Jews Beating Up Jewish Rabbis
    2007 Israeli Soldiers Unleash Attack Dog On Elderly Palestinian Woman
    2007 Israeli soldiers violently attack Palestinian in his home
    2007 Palestinian women and Israeli soldiers
    2007 A European Jewish settler spits at a Palestinian woman
    2007 Visual: Humiliation and House Demolition in the West Bank
    2008 Israeli Soldier Toturing Bound Palestinian
    2008 Masked Israeli Settlers Beating Old Palestinian Woman
    2008 Palestians so dehumaized that they have will to live
    2008 Palestinian boy attacked by Israeli settler – 9 Nov 08
    2008 Palestinians killed in Israeli raids into Gaza – 16 April 08
    2008 Watch how apartheid Wall has devastating effects it has on Palestinian society
    2009 Bolivia breaks diplomatic relations with Israel in solidarity with Palestine – Jan 2009
    2009 European Jews Are Not Semite = Proof
    2009 How Jews harass Christians in Palestine, “go your Jesus”…
    2009 IDF israeli soldiers argue with local and international protesters
    2009 Israeli soldiers beat a palestinian child
    2009 Israeli soldiers fight with palestinian villagers
    2009 Jimmy Carter unveils truth about Israel
    2009 We killed Jesus and we are proud of it.
    2010 A Palestinian is being humuliated on Ashkenazi Jews ask him to keep slapping himself
    2010 Ashkenazi Jews are a European people with zero lineage to Palestine! Nada!
    2010 Ben Affleck defends Arabs
    2010 Chávez plan contra palestina Israel brazo asesino del imperio yanqui masacre en gaza
    2010 HIT AND RUN: The moment an Israeli motorist runs down a Palestinian boy in East Jerusalem
    2010 How the Jews Treat Christians in Israel – It’s Serious!
    2010 How the Jews Treat Christians in Israel – It’s Serious! (3.7 million views)
    2010 Israeli Attack on the Mavi Marmara // Raw Footage
    2010 Israeli soldiers lined up, shot and killed 3 little Palestinian girls
    2010 Outrage after video shows female Palestinian prisoner humiliated
    2010 settlers prevented Palestinian farmers from planting olive trees on the farmers land in Deir Nidham, north of Ramalla
    2010 Shlomo Sand and Gallowy: The was never exile
    2010 Venezuelan Foreign minister Nicolas Maduro speaking in solidarity with the Palestinian people.
    2010 Video Ethnic cleansing in the Israeli Negev World news guardian co uk
    2010 West Bank Home demolition SHOCKING VIDOE JEWS DO NOT WANT YOU TO SEE!

  • Helen4Yemen

    2010 The cold blooded murder of 12-year old Mohamed Al-Durrah

    • (((Jesus Christ)))

      …?

      • Helen4Yemen

        blocked!

        • (((Jesus Christ)))

          Who??

  • Helen4Yemen

    2010 The cold blooded murder of 12-year old Mohamed Al-Durrah

    2011 A young American Jew Brian Rudnick attacked by Zionist Jews

    2011 Brian Rudnick speaks of his ordeal under Zionist Jews

    2011 Israeli soldiers throw stun grenades at Palestinian children

    2011 Israeli Undercover Forces Captured on CCTV Kidnapping A Palestinian Child in Jerusalem

    2011 Officer points loaded weapon into face of Palestinian

    2011 Shocking Clip: Israeli Checkpoint Cruelty

    2011 The man that removed the Israeli flag from Israel Embassy in Egypt

    2012 ASHKENAZI JEWS = KHAZARS

    2012 CAUGHT ON TAPE: two Israeli border police officers kick a Palestinian child

    2012 Israeli soldiers beating a Palestinian girl and remove her Hijab

    2012 Lithuanian Jews very aggressive against Palestinians

    2012 Palestinian vs Israeli Soldier Confrontation

    2012 This powerful documentary exposes the horrors that the Palestinians have been going through.

    2013 Europeans came all the way from Lithuania to arrest small children
    2013 Israel Attacks Palestinians & International Diplomats/
    2013 Israeli soldiers invade Masjid al Aqsa – 8 March 2013
    2013 Israeli Violence against Palestinians in Bil’in
    2013 John Dugard: great similarities between apartheid S. Africa and apartheid Israel.
    2013 Lithuanian Jews arrive in Egypt to do secret service work for Zionists
    2013 Palestinian Stone Throwers Clash With Israeli Troops
    2013 The soldiers tell Palestinian road for Jews only – must watch
    2013 The Zionist hit the Palestinian kid first in the face, then kicked him
    2013 Watch as Lithuanian Zionist cause extreme havoc – just watch!
    2013 Watch: Palestinians prevented to walk on ‘Jews only’ roads
    2014 CrossTalk: Gaza Under Siege-CrossTalking with Miko Peled, Gideon Levy and Fred Lazin.
    2014 Eight years old Palestinian child been abused and arrested by Israeli soldiers
    2014 Group of Israeli Soldiers Struck by a Big Palestinian Tire – EPIC FAIL !
    2014 Hebron – Settler attempts to take down Palestinian flag, 2014
    2014 Israeli soldiers celebrate shooting a Palestinian youth
    2014 Israeli Vigilantes Attacking Pro-Palestinian Protesters in Paris
    2014 Lithuanian Nazis on Arab land – causing horrific tragedy.
    2014 Live from Gaza – Israel attacks Palestinian civili
    2014 ISRAELI-HAMAS BOMBARDMENT VIDEO : 1,200 Air Strikes, 700 Rockets Fired As Gaza Toll Hits 185
    2014 THE GREAT WALL OF ISRAEL
    2014 This looks worse than the Nazis did to the Jews …watch
    2014 WATCH how Israeli warplanes attacked Palestinian houses in GAZA
    2015 Apartheid in Israel – Jew Only Roads
    2015 Elderly Palestinian man confronts Israeli soldiers before fainting
    2015 Israeli commander shot and killed Palestinian teen, Muhammad Ali-Kosba
    2015 Israeli police and Palestinians clash after Friday prayers
    2015 Israeli settlers violently attack Palestinian woman and her son
    2015 Israeli soccer players forced to flee field after Bulgarian fans
    2015 Israeli soldiers filmed beating unarmed Palestinian
    2015 Israeli soldier scuffles with Palestinian boy
    2015 Israeli Soldiers Attack Palestinian Journalist & Beat a Man with Rifle
    2015 Israeli Soldiers Interviewed: Told To Shoot To Kill… Everyone
    2015 Israel’s Wall: Security Or Apartheid?
    2015 Jewish South African Freedom Fighter Calls Israel ‘Apartheid State’
    2015 Knife-Wielding Israeli Settler Attacks Founder of Rabbis for Human Rights
    2015 Military renews segregation on main street in Hebron,
    2015 Palestinian children clash with soldiers at checkpoint
    2015 Palestinian grocer savagely attacked by Israeli troops
    2015 Palestinian rams pedestrians with a car and uses an ax to stab
    2015 Palestinian stone throwers wounded by ‘undercover Israelis’
    2015 Palestinian women and children fight off Israeli soldier with boy in choke-hold
    2015 Settlers throwing stones at Palestinian homes in Hebron, soldiers look on
    2015 Shocking footage shows Israeli soldiers disguised as Palestinian protesters firing at stone-throwers
    2015 Soldiers harass B’Tselem volunteers’ family and confiscate hard disk
    2015 The SS could not have been worse that these Zionists – watch
    2015 Undercover Israeli Occupation Forces Raiding Palestinian Hospital
    2015 Undercover Israeli Officers Capture Palestinian Protesters
    2015 Video Israeli soldier viciously attacks Palestinian kids Muslim Press
    2015 Watch a European Jewish woman tell Palestine: this road for Jews only
    2015 Watch as Zionist soldier act like the SS and terrorize children
    2015 Watch Jews walk on paved roads, Palestinian on dirt roads
    2015 Zionists Attack Palestinian Family and Child (Hidden Footage)
    2016 A christian Palestinian speaks out. THE VIDEO ZIONIST ISRAEL NEVER WANTS YOU TO SEE!
    2016 George Gallowy delivers stunning speech about the settler state
    2016 Israeli soldier throws a disabled Palestinian out of his wheelchair
    2016 Murder in cold blood. Israel soldiers murdered a small school girl
    2016 Palestinians say they hate Israelis because they murder their people
    2016 When the walk to school is lined with barbed wire
    2016 Who is worse: the Nazis or the Zionists in Palestine? Watch and decide.
    2016 Zionist mercilessly attack a Palestinian taxi driver
    2016 Zionist soldier beating Palestinian kids

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    To watch the videos, go to the link below, replace * with dot.

    https://disqus*com/home/discussion/channel-semite/apartheid_israel_videos/

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    Desmond Tutu: : “I have been to the Occupied Palestinian Territory, and I have witnessed the racially segregated roads and housing that reminded me so much of the conditions we experienced in South Africa under the racist system of Apartheid. I have witnessed the humiliation of Palestinian men, women, and children made to wait hours at Israeli military checkpoints routinely when trying to make the most basic of trips to visit relatives or attend school or college, and this humiliation is familiar to me and the many black South Africans who were corralled and regularly insulted by the security forces of the Apartheid government.”In an April 2010 open letter to the University of Berkeley

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    HUGO CHAVEZ:

    2006-06-09 “The State of Israel needs to respect the people of Palestine who have been struggling to bring peace and independence for years…With all the military power and with the support of the U.S. Empire, the State of Israel has acted against the mandates of the U.N. and against world peace and bombarded again and invaded Palestine territory.” (Statement by Hugo Chavez)
    2006-07-27 “Who supported and armed Israel?…The mask is coming off the U.S. This fascism is something similar to what Hitler did: bombard cities, kill innocent children, women and men, and destroy the infrastructure of people. They are demolishing Lebanon. How can you justify that due to the kidnapping of two soldiers, which I condemn, they attack a population, bombarding by using the great U.S. machinery…This was a planned action of war. Behind are the hawkish brains of the Pentagon. Unfortunately, the executor of this fascist aggression is the Israeli military. We urge, in the name of the Venezuelan people, to stop the aggression and for Israel to withdraw from the sovereign territory of Palestine. We ask God to end the violence.” (Visit to Qatar)
    2006-07-28 “The aggression against Palestine and Lebanon is an aggression against us as well. It is an unjustified aggression. IT is a fascist aggression, much like Hitler…Israel is right in criticizing Hitler and the hostility against Jews, we do to, but they are doing the same thing that Hitler did to the Jews. They are killing innocent children, entire families. They destroyed the legitimate government of Palestine, they destroyed the multi-year effort of the road towards peace, looking for a Palestinian state, and now they are targeting Lebanon and have destroyed half of Lebanon…Behind the hostilities perpetrated by Israel is the hand of the U.S. The worse menace that has the future of humanity is the U.S. Empire and one of its instruments of aggression is in the State of Israel. This plan was prepared in detail a long time ago and it was planned in the Pentagon, only that Israel is the executor.” (Interview with Al Jazeera)
    2006-07-30 “What Israel does today against Palestinians and Lebanese is terrorism and fascism.” (Visit to a univeristy in Tehran, Iran)
    2006-07-30 “[The Israeli aggression] is offensive and cowardly. Why don’t they fight against a real army?…They want war because they have the ‘demon’ inside of them, why don’t they behave like soldiers. I am a soldier, confront us soldiers; because cowards bombard children and women’s dwellings who do not have even a stone to defend themselves. How brave should the Israeli soldiers feel that way? I tell you from here, from Tehran, one and a thousand times, assassins, cowards. But simply you are condemned to your end, from the bottom of the soul of the populace will surge the force that will end the empire and its cronies…” (Press conference with Ahmadinejad during his visit to Iran)
    2006-08-08 “Probably we will sever diplomatic relations [with Israel]. I have no interest in maintaining diplomatic relations, nor offices, nor commerce, nor anything with a state such as Israel, that commits such madness against Palestinians and Lebanese…We feel indignation to see how the State of Israel continues crushing, bombarding, assassinating, dismembering so many innocent people using ‘gringo’ aircraft and using its high military power with the support of the U.S.” (Speech by Hugo Chavez)
    2006-08-25 “Israel was committing a genocide in Lebanon and its leaders should be held responsible and should be judged by an international tribune…The Israelis criticize Hitler but have done something worse.” (Hugo Chavez while visiting China)
    2008-03-03 “The Colombian government has turned into the Israel of Latin America…similar to Israel in the Middle East, Colombia is invading, bombing and killing the Palestinian people with the intention of preventing a union of the Arabic world…It is the fist of the Empire…we are not going to let them plant another Israel here in Latin America.” (On Chavez’s show Alo Presidente, after the Colombian government killed Raul Reyes, the second in command of the terrorist organization FARC)
    2009-01-05 “How sad is that Israel continues to behave like the assassin arm of the government of the United States…Israel is killing millions of innocent…The government of Israel is a government of assassins, government engaged in genocide.” (Remarks at the Teresa Carreno Theater in Caracas)
    2009-01-06 There are sectors that justify the assassin government of Israel. The President of Israel should be taken to the International Criminal Court together with the U.S. President, if there would be shame in this world…but they accuse us instead.
    2009-01-06 From the bottom of my heart, for the love of life, how many innocent Palestinian children are suffering this instant? And what if it was your child? Under bombs during the day and night? They are cowards bombing innocent people. What great soldiers they are! What valor the Israeli army has!
    2009-01-06 “Among us lives a Palestinian community, that we adore, that we like, as do all of the people of this world. We also like the Jews.” (Remarks at the Latin American Children’s Cardiology Hospital in Caracas)
    2009-01-06 I hope that the Jewish community of Venezuela pronounces itself against these barbaric acts. Do it! Don’t you reject forcefully any act of persecution? Don’t the Jews reject the Holocaust? And what are we living now? Do it! Put your hands in your heart. Be fair. We should all be fair!
    2009-07-02 “Zelaya said that if this coup continues one more week he would accuse the world powers and I will accuse the first power which is the United States. Because it is like Israel, the State of Israel, that violates the Palestinians as they wish. Why do they do it? Because they are supported. By whom? The power of the Empire supports them. That is the same thing that happens with the coup plotters fascists in Honduras. They have the support of the extreme right, of CNN, which is an expression of the media, military, industry, financial, terrorist, narco-traffic apparatus, which unfortunately has its epicenter in the U.S. This is a power for evil; this is a warning for Obama. The coup is not against Chavez, the coup is against Obama.” (On Chavez’s show, Alo Presidente)
    2009-07-11 Chavez noted that no one from the Venezuelan opposition had expressed outrage over the situation in Gaza. According to Chavez, the lack of statements from the opposition means, “The owners of Israel, in other words, the Empire, are the the owners of the opposition.”
    2009-07-23 “We don’t want problems with Colombia but they are present through rivers, they are present through the air, they have Israeli airplanes. Yesterday one of the planes fell there [in Colombia] and the Israeli pilots, the same ones who bombard Gaza and kill children every time they send them. They do not have scruples. Those are mercenaries. They are there the Yankees and the Israelis and they say that there are Hezbollah cells. They are preparing for an aggression. Don’t you dare because they will find here with us the sons of Bolivar willing to defend this land, this sacred land, this mother land.” (On Chavez’s show, Alo Presidente)
    2009-07-29 “Colombia wants to be the Israel in Latin America. Colombia is an arm of the Empire…that has converted Israel in its military arm and assassin in the Middle East, to obstruct the unification of the Arab world; and it has managed to succeed. And this is how it pretends to convert Colombia into the Israel of Latin America, to try to obstruct the union of the South American world. This is clear.” (Chavez said the following in reference made by Israeli officials who were preparing a tour led by Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman to Latin America)
    2009-08-08 “The Israeli Minister who is a crook, a burglar, evil and is one of those crazy people from the extreme right that see an Arab and he wants to kill them. He comes to say that in Latin America there are Hezbollah terrorist cells. That in the Guajira region of Venezuela there are terrorist cells.” (Broadcasted on national TV, Chavez said the following in reference to declarations made by Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman while visiting Colombia about the presence of Hezbollah operatives in Venezuela)
    2009-09-03 “If anyone wasn’t to know how to resist Imperialism in all its forms of aggression, come to Damascus, come to Syria…The State of Israel has become an executor branch of the North American Empire and we demand the return of the Golan to Syria. We demand to stop the assasin and savage blockage against the Palestinians.” (A joint press conference by Presidents Hugo Chavez and Bashar Al Assad)
    2009-09-04 The State of Israel has become a murderous lackey at the service of imperialism…It’s a genocidal government. I condemn that Zionist government that persecutes the heroic Palestinian people…the people of Israel shouldn’t support a genocidal government.
    2009-09-04 “The State of Israel has become a murderous lackey at the service of imperialism…It’s a genocidal government. I condemn that Zionist government that persecutes the heroic Palestinian people…the people of Israel shouldn’t support a genocidal government.” (Hugo Chavez visited Sweida, Syria and made the following remarks in front of about 10,000 people, which were also broadcast on government TV in Venezuela)
    2009-09-06 President Assad and I spoke a lot about the situation in the Middle East and the necessary peace in the Middle East and all about the threat of the genocidal State of Israel and its aggressions against the Palestinian and the Syrian people…
    2009-09-06 The State of Israel will continue to be an assassin arm precisely of the Yankee Empire…There are aggressions of the Empire such as announcing the installation of seven military bases in Colombia and they pretend to convert Colombia into the Israel of Latin America.
    2009-09-06 ..If the US would take to the UN Security Council the case against the State of Israel and the US, and President Obama would be truthful to his [Cairo] words, because if not he would be a bid demagogue…He should take the case to the Security Council and if Israel doesn’t comply within a present time, to give back the invaded and occupied territories, or cease its aggression against Palestine, against Gaza, against Lebanon, well then they should do an embargo on Israel. The US should retrieve all the military, economic, and political support. This would be easy, I don’t see it as difficult…if the US would do this we woudl see this in the change towards Israel. [For now] it is only rhetoric and under the table the relationship continues with billions of dollars, with nuclear weapons, military support, political support, economic support, ect. The State of Israel will continue to be an assassin arm precisely of the Yankee Empire…There are aggressions of the Empire such as announcing the installation of seven military bases in Colombia and they pretend to convert Colombia to the Israel of Latin America…
    2009-09-06 “In Latin America, when the conquerors arrived in the XV century there were 90 million aboriginals living in the region, after 200 years 5 million remained. In addition to that, we have to add the African genocide. It is estimated that 20 million Africans died…This was a genocide, a European genocide. It was a Holocaust, for those who like to talk a lot about the Holocaust…” (Reporter Hisham Wannous from Syrian National TV interviewed President Hugo Chavez after his trip to Sweida, Syria)
    2009-09-09 It is not that the Israelis want to exterminate the Palestinians. They are doing it openly. Remember the last Israeli aggression against Gaza. What is it if not genocide?
    2009-09-09 I think that’s hard to believe. It was a savage attack against an innocent people. The Israelis were seeking an excuse to exterminate the Palestinians.
    2009-09-09 I think we must condemn this aggression and impose sanctions against Israel.
    2009-09-09 “I am actually a friend of President Ahmadinejad. I am his ally. I thanked him for the technology transfers from Iran to Venezuela. We signed a new agreement last week in Tehran. Iran has the right to develop nuclear energy as France, many countries and why not Venezuela. I speak on behalf of Venezuela and, for me, the use of the bomb would be a disaster. Therefore we must stop and go to a general disarmament.” (Excerpts from an interview with Hugo Chavez in Venice by Etienne Mougeotte of Le Figario)
    2009-09-24 “This morning they found in a neighbor’s home [to the Brazilian Embassy], in the roof of a neigboring home, intercepting equipment – the President told me – made in Israel, one of the latest generation. Israel recognized the [Micheletti] de facto government; I think it is the only government in the world that has recognized it. They have equipment directed to perturbing the mind, trying to cause panic in the few people that are in the Brazilian embassy; they are threatening to incursion in the Brazilian embassy. Do you realise their cavern-like character? I think it is the era of Trucutu. It is the era of the caverns that want to come back here. They will not come back, they will not come back! There are repressed people on the streets. Well, the airports were taken; they are a people that were taken over. Now, who are the coup-backers? It is the Honduran bourgeois, the coup State, the State taken over by the bourgeois, by the rich. Four or five very rich families, they are the owners of the State. We should all read Lenin again: The State and the Revolution, the bourgeois State. They control all, all: the National Congress, the Judicial Power, the Military Force, the State, and the people on the streets are massacred.” (President Hugo Chavez in his address to the UN General Assembly)
    2010-06-02 Yankee empire, don’t you see the massacre that the genocidal State of Israel committed against a group of pacifists that were taking humanitarian cargo to the Palestinian people in Gaza, which is surrounded everywhere by Israel. [Israel] doesn’t even allow them water…They massared some people, didn’t you see?
    2010-06-02 “I take this opportunity to condemn from the bottom of my soul, from the bottom of my guts: Dam you State of Israel! Damn you! Terrorists and Assassins! [Crowd applauses and shouts ‘Long live Palestine!’] Long live the Palestinian people! Heroic people! Good people!”
    2010-06-02 …They accuse me of being an enemy of the Jews, my greetings and respect to the Jewish community. They know they have our affection and respect…I doubt very much that a Venezuelan Jew would support an atrocity like that one [perpetrated by Israel.
    2010-06-02 “Now look, the Venezuelan opposition has said nothing against Israel…Israel is financing the Venezuelan opposition, the counter-revolution. There are even groups of Israeli terrorists, of the Mossad, who are after me trying to kill me. That is one of the threats we have against us, only that we have them under control. We know where they move in the Caribbean Islands. They are not invisible. They are actually clumsy most of the time. They are accustomed to fight against the defenseless. Like those of the humanitarian expedition. They fell in the middle of the night bursting ammunition with riffles; peopel who were sleeping; in international waters.” (President Hugo Chavez on Venezolana de Television, VTV)
    2010-06-06 I want to give my most heartfelt tribute to those who were killed by Israeli commanders who perpetrated truly an operation of massacre. Honor and glory to those martyrs of the human cause!” (President Hugo Chavez on Agencia Bolivariana de Noticias, ABN)
    2010-06-26 The Golan Heights belongs to the Syrian people…the genocidal State of Israel will be put in place, and hopefully a democratic state will be born, with which to share ideas.
    2010-06-27 The Israeli government has become the murderer arm of the U.S. Empire, a threat to people struggling for their freedoms.
    2010-06-27 “…We have a common enemy: the U.S. empire and the genocidal State of Israel…[We share the goal] to carry out a socialist revolution, putting ahead the interests of our people.” (President Hugo Chavez on National Radio of Venezuela (RNV) and Noticias 24 during the official visit of Syrian President Bashar Al Assad to Venezuela)
    2010-07-04 “…There is an invisible hand out there…that wants to provoke us. Now they say that I am an enemy of the Jews. That’s a lie. But I have not done anything against the Jews. One thing is the State of Israel and the actions they are committing very occasionally and we are entitled as a state to take a stand. We are independent. And we respect those who support or remain silent before the facts, it is terrible. But they accuse me of being an enemy of the Jews, that we attack the Jewish community, that we support the Colombian guerrillas, that we support terrorism, that we support drug trade, that we violate human rights. You see it is a persistent campaign…” (President Hugo Chavez on Venezolana de Television, during the closing statements of the New Latin American Group without the US and Canada)

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    HELLEN THOMAS

    1) I knew I’d hit the third rail. You cannot say anything about Israel in this country. But I’ve lived with this cause for many years. Everybody knows my feelings that the Palestinians have been shortchanged in every way. Sure, the Israelis have a right to exist—but where they were born, not to come and take someone else’s home. I’ve had it up to here with the violations against the Palestinians. Why shouldn’t I say it? I knew exactly what I was doing—I was going for broke. I had reached the point of no return. You finally get fed up.

    2) Well, there’s no understanding of the Palestinians at all. I mean, they’re living there and these people want to come and take their homes and land and water and kill their children and kill them. How many are still under arrest in Israel—never been charged, never been tried, never been convicted? Thousands. Why? Meanwhile, we keep giving Israel everything.

    3) What I meant was they should stay where they are because they’re not being persecuted—not since World War II, not since 1945. If they were, we sure would hear about it. Instead, they initiated the Jackson-Vanik law, which said the U.S. would not trade with Russia unless it allowed unlimited Jewish emigration. But it was not immigration to the United States, which would have been fine with me. It was to go to Palestine and uproot these people, throw them out of their homes, which they have done through several wars. That’s not fair. I want people to understand why the Palestinians are upset. They are incarcerated and living in an open prison. I say to the Israelis, “Get out of people’s homes!” It’s unacceptable to have soldiers knocking on a door at three in the morning and saying, “This is my home.” And forcing people out of homes they’ve lived in for centuries? What is this? How can anybody accept it? I mean, Jewish-only roads? Would anyone tolerate something like that in America? White-only roads?

    4) The Palestinians are deprived of owning these roads. This is their land. I’m sorry, but we’re talking about foreigners who came and said, “God gave this land to us.” [Former Israeli prime minister ­Yitzhak] Rabin said, “Where’s the deed?” I mean, come on! Do you know that an Arab Palestinian trying to go home to see his mother has to go through 10 checkpoints and then is held there, while an American tourist can go through right like that? The Palestinian people have to carry their kids to hospitals and are not allowed to drive cars and so forth. What is this? No American Jew would tolerate that sort of treatment here against blacks or anyone else. Why do they allow it over there? And why do they send my American tax dollars to perpetuate it?

    5) But who wouldn’t fight for their country? What would any American do if their land was being taken? Remember Pearl Harbor. The Palestinian violence is to protect what little remains of Palestine. The suicide bombers act out of despair and desperation. Three generations of Palestinians have been forced out of their homes—by Israelis—and into refugee camps. And the Israelis are still bulldozing Palestinians’ homes in East Jerusalem. Remember, Menachem Begin invented terrorism as his MO—and bragged about it in his first book. That’s how Israel was created, aided and abetted by U.S. money and arms. To annex and usurp an occupied people’s country is illegal under international law. The Israelis know that, but their superior military force has always prevailed against the indigenous people.

    6) If you have a home and you’re kicked out of that home, you don’t come and kick someone else out. Anti-Semite? The Israelis are not even Semites! They’re Europeans, and they’ve come from somewhere else. But even if they were Semites, they would still have no right to usurp other people’s land.

    7) Who are these people (Jews)? Why do they think they’re so deserving? The slaughter of Jews stopped with World War II. I had two brothers and many relatives who fought in that war against Hitler. We believed in it. Every American family was in that fight. But they (Ashkenazis) were liberated since then. And yet they carry on the victimization. American people do not know that the Israeli lobbyists have intimidated them into believing every Jew is a persecuted victim forever—while they are victimizing Palestinians.

    8) Power over the White House, power over Congress. Everybody is in the pocket of the Israeli lobbies, which are funded by wealthy supporters, including those from Hollywood. Same thing with the financial markets. There’s total control.

    9) I want you to look at the Congress that just came in. Do you think [New York Democratic senator Charles] Schumer and Lehtinen—whatever her name is—in Florida are going to be pro-Arab? No. But they’re going to be very influential. Eric Cantor, the majority leader of the Republicans, do you think he’s going to be for the Arabs? h— no! I’m telling you, you cannot get 330 votes in Congress for anything that’s pro-Arab. Nothing. If you’re not in, you’re eased out, just as Senator William Fulbright was in the 1960s. Congressman Paul Findley from a little old rural district in Illinois made the mistake of shaking hands with Yasir Arafat years ago. It ended up costing him his reelection. He later wrote a book called They Dare to Speak Out about how impossible it is to have a position in this country that takes on Israel. Maybe there is a handful that can, but in general you cannot speak against any Zionist movement in this country.

    10) There’s nothing wrong with remembering it, but why do we have to constantly remember? We’re not at fault. I mean, if they’re going to put a Holocaust museum in every city in Germany, that’s fine with me. But we didn’t do this to the Jews. Why do we have to keep paying the price and why do they keep oppressing the Palestinians? Do the Jews ever look at themselves? Why are they always right? Because they have been oppressed throughout history, I know. And they have this persecution. That’s true, but they shouldn’t use that to dominate.

    11) I get where you’re leading with this. You know damn well the power they have. It isn’t the two percent. It’s real power when you own the White House, when you own these other places in terms of your political persuasion. Of course they have power. Well, you know damn well they have power.

    12) It was certainly on my mind back then. The United Nations Partition Plan was being debated at the UN and in the Arab community, and I knew what the Arabs were going through since I have an Arab background. I was part of that community. Like I said, I’ve never hesitated to tell my views to all my friends. They knew exactly where I stood. But I finally wanted to speak the truth. And I think I’m old enough to get away with it. Well, almost. Not quite.

    13) They want to know if I’m crazy? You have to be crazy to criticize Israel? You have to be crazy to criticize tyranny? I learned before Hitler that you have to stand up for something. You have to stand up. We always have to take a stand against human tyranny wherever it occurs.

    14) But what am I supposed to do, love every Jew because they want to take Palestine? It’s a real cause with me. They should have a conscience and they don’t if that’s what they’re going to do. Is there such a thing as a conscience? I think there is. Stop taking what doesn’t belong to you! Stop killing these people. These children throw stones at them, and they shoot them. Where is the Jewish conscience? I want to know. Have some feeling. They can’t just come in and say, “This is my home,” knock on the door at three in the morning and have the Israeli military take them out. That’s what happens. And that’s what happened to the Jews in Germany. Why do they inflict that same pain on people who did nothing to them?

    15) “We are owned by the propagandists against the Arabs. There’s no question about that. Congress, the White House and Hollywood, Wall Street, are owned by the Zionists. No question, in my opinion. They put their money where their mouth is. We’re being pushed into a wrong direction in every way.”

    16) “We are owned by the propagandists against the Arabs. There’s no question about that. Congress, the White House and Hollywood, Wall Street, are owned by the Zionists. No question, in my opinion. They put their money where their mouth is. We’re being pushed into a wrong direction in every way.”

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    CHRISTOPHER HITCHENS

    1 In Palestine, tread softly, for you tread on their dreams. And do not tell the Palestinians that they were never fallen upon and bruised in the first place. Do not shame yourself with the cheap lie that they were told by their leaders to run away. Also, stop saying that nobody knew how to cultivate oranges in Jaffa until the Jews showed them how. ‘Making the desert bloom’—one of Yvonne’s stock phrases—makes desert dwellers out of people who were the agricultural superiors of the Crusaders. Christopher Hitchens, Hitch-22: A Memoir
    2 Actually—and this was where I began to feel seriously uncomfortable—some such divine claim underlay not just ‘the occupation’ but the whole idea of a separate state for Jews in Palestine. Take away the divine warrant for the Holy Land and where were you, and what were you? Just another land-thief like the Turks or the British, except that in this case you wanted the land without the people. And the original Zionist slogan—’a land without a people for a people without a land’—disclosed its own negation when I saw the densely populated Arab towns dwelling sullenly under Jewish tutelage. You want irony? How about Jews becoming colonizers at just the moment when other Europeans had given up on the idea?
    3 All questions of right to one side, I have never been able to banish the queasy inner suspicion that Israel just did not look, or feel, either permanent or sustainable. I felt this when sitting in the old Ottoman courtyards of Jerusalem, and I felt it even more when I saw the hideous ‘Fort Condo’ settlements that had been thrown up around the city in order to give the opposite impression. If the statelet was only based on a narrow strip of the Mediterranean littoral (god having apparently ordered Moses to lead the Jews to one of the very few parts of the region with absolutely no oil at all), that would be bad enough. But in addition, it involved roosting on top of an ever-growing population that did not welcome the newcomers. ? Christopher Hitchens, Hitch-22: A Memoir
    4 I went to interview some of these early Jewish colonial zealots—written off in those days as mere ‘fringe’ elements—and found that they called themselves Gush Emunim or—it sounded just as bad in English—’The Bloc of the Faithful.’ Why not just say ‘Party of God’ and have done with it? At least they didn’t have the nerve to say that they stole other people’s land because their own home in Poland or Belarus had been taken from them. They said they took the land because god had given it to them from time immemorial. In the noisome town of Hebron, where all of life is focused on a supposedly sacred boneyard in a dank local cave, one of the world’s less pretty sights is that of supposed yeshivah students toting submachine guns and humbling the Arab inhabitants. When I asked one of these charmers where he got his legal authority to be a squatter, he flung his hand, index finger outstretched, toward the sky. ? Christopher Hitchens, Hitch-22: A Memoir

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    BENNY MORRIWS

    1 “There is not going to be peace in the present generation. There will not be a solution. We are doomed to live by the sword. I’m already fairly old, but for my children that is especially bleak. I don’t know if they will want to go on living in a place where there is no hope. Even if Israel is not destroyed, we won’t see a good, normal life here in the decades ahead.”

    2- Benny Morris: “Destruction could be the end of this process. It could be the end of the Zionist experiment. And that’s what really depresses and scares me.”

    3- Benny Morris: “The whole Zionist project is apocalyptic. It exists within hostile surroundings and in a certain sense its existence is unreasonable. It wasn’t reasonable for it to succeed in 1881 and it wasn’t reasonable for it to succeed in 1948 and it’s not reasonable that it will succeed now. Nevertheless, it has come this far. In a certain way it is miraculous. I live the events of 1948, and 1948 projects itself on what could happen here. Yes, I think of Armageddon. It’s possible. Within the next 20 years there could be an atomic war here.”

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    BENNY MORRIS:

    1- “One of the revelations in the book is that on October 31, 1948, the commander of the Northern Front, Moshe Carmel, issued an order in writing to his units to expedite the removal of the Arab population. Carmel took this action immediately after a visit by Ben-Gurion to the Northern Command in Nazareth. There is no doubt in my mind that this order originated with Ben-Gurion. Just as the expulsion order for the city of Lod, which was signed by Yitzhak Rabin, was issued immediately after Ben-Gurion visited the headquarters of Operation Dani [July 1948].”

    2- “From April 1948, Ben-Gurion is projecting a message of transfer. There is no explicit order of his in writing, there is no orderly comprehensive policy, but there is an atmosphere of [population] transfer. The transfer idea is in the air. The entire leadership understands that this is the idea. The officer corps understands what is required of them. Under Ben-Gurion, a consensus of transfer is created.”

    3- “Of course Ben-Gurion was a transferist. He understood that there could be no Jewish state with a large and hostile Arab minority in its midst. There would be no such state. It would not be able to exist.”

    4- RE: the commanders of Operation Dani : “I definitely understand them. I understand their motives. I don’t think they felt any pangs of conscience, and in their place I wouldn’t have felt pangs of conscience. Without that act, they would not have won the war and the state would not have come into being.”

    5- “That is what Zionism faced. A Jewish state would not have come into being without the uprooting of 700,000 Palestinians. Therefore it was necessary to uproot them. There was no choice but to expel that population. It was necessary to cleanse the hinterland and cleanse the border areas and cleanse the main roads. It was necessary to cleanse the villages from which our convoys and our settlements were fired on.”

    6- “I feel sympathy for the Palestinian people, which truly underwent a hard tragedy. I feel sympathy for the refugees themselves. But if the desire to establish a Jewish state here is legitimate, there was no other choice. It was impossible to leave a large fifth column in the country. From the moment the Yishuv [pre-1948 Jewish community in Palestine] was attacked by the Palestinians and afterward by the Arab states, there was no choice but to expel the Palestinian population. To uproot it in the course of war.”

    7- “If he was already engaged in expulsion, maybe he should have done a complete job. I know that this stuns the Arabs and the liberals and the politically correct types. But my feeling is that this place would be quieter and know less suffering if the matter had been resolved once and for all. If Ben-Gurion had carried out a large expulsion and cleansed the whole country – the whole Land of Israel, as far as the Jordan River. It may yet turn out that this was his fatal mistake. If he had carried out a full expulsion – rather than a partial one – he would have stabilized the State of Israel for generations.”

    8- “I assert that a mistake was made here. Yes. The non-completion of the transfer was a mistake.” ” Transfer (expulsion) was inevitable and inbuilt into Zionism—because it sought to transform a land which was ‘Arab’ into a ‘Jewish’ state and a Jewish state could not have arisen without a major displacement of Arab population.”

    9- “Ben Gurion especially would lie quite bluntly to lots of people about lots of things in the course of ’48 and feel good about it, because he knew that it was much more important, morally speaking, to assure the survival of his people and of his state than to speak truthfully to some guy from Turkey or France.”

    10- “And what this has led me to conclude is that in 1948, it would probably have been better for everybody to have had all the Palestinians cross the Jordan River rather than having many of them stay on the Israeli side at the end of the war. In other words, if Israel had been established on all the territory between the Mediterranean and the Jordan River and the Palestinians had crossed the river and turned Transjordan into a state of their own, both peoples would have probably been happier, and the Middle East would certainly have been a pleasanter place over the next fifty years.”

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    FIDEL CASTRO:

    I think that a new, repugnant form of fascism is emerging with notable strength… Why does this (Israeli) government believe that the world will be insensitive to the macabre genocide which today is being perpetuated against the Palestinian people? (Fidel Castro, August, 5, 2014)

    The State of Israel’s hatred towards the Palestinians is such that it would not hesitate to send 1.5 million men, women and children to the crematoriums … The swastika would seem to be the flag of Israel today. Fidel Castro. Source Ynetnews: Castro: Swastika has become Israel’s banner

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    GANDHI:

    1) And now a word to the Jews in Palestine. I have no doubt that they are going about it in the wrong way. The Palestine of the Biblical conception is not a geographical tract. It is in their hearts. But if they must look to the Palestine of geography as their national home, it is wrong to enter it under the shadow of the British gun. A religious act cannot be performed with the aid of the bayonet or the bomb. They can settle in Palestine only by the goodwill of the Arabs. They should seek to convert the Arab heart. The same God rules the Arab heart who rules the Jewish heart. They can offer satyagraha in front of the Arabs and offer themselves to be shot or thrown into the Dead Sea without raising a little finger against them. They will find the world opinion in their favour in their religious aspiration. There are hundreds of ways of reasoning with the Arabs, if they will only discard the help of the British bayonet. As it is, they are co-shares with the British in despoiling a people who have done no wrong to them.
    2) The cry for the national home for the Jews does not make much appeal to me. The sanction for it is sought in the Bible and the tenacity with which the Jews have hankered after return to Palestine. Why should they not, like other peoples of the earth, make that country their home where they are born and where they earn their livelihood? Palestine belongs to the Arabs in the same sense that England belongs to the English or France to the French. It is wrong and inhuman to impose the Jews on the Arabs. What is going on in Palestine today cannot be justified by any moral code of conduct. The mandates have no sanction but that of the last war. Surely it would be a crime against humanity to reduce the proud Arabs so that Palestine can be restored to the Jews partly or wholly as their national home. The nobler course would be to insist on a just treatment of the Jews wherever they are born and bred. The Jews born in France are French. If the Jews have no home but Palestine, will they relish the idea of being forced to leave the other parts of the world in which they are settled? Or do they want a double home where they can remain at will? This cry for the national home affords a colourable justification for the German expulsion of the Jews.
    3) But, in my opinion, they (European Jews) have erred grievously in seeking to impose themselves on Palestine with the aid of America and Britain and now with the aid of naked terrorism. … Why should they depend upon American money or British arms for forcing themselves on an unwelcome land? Why should they resort to terrorism to make good their forcible landing in Palestine? July 14, 1946
    4) All I contend is that they cannot possess Palestine through a trick or a moral breach. Palestine was not a stake in the War. The British Government could not dare have asked a single Muslim soldier to wrest control of Palestine from fellow-Muslims and give it to the Jews … By no canon of ethics or war, therefore, can Palestine be given to the Jews as a result of the War. Either Zionists must revise their ideal about Palestine, or, if Judaism permits the arbitrariment of war, engage in a holy war with the Muslims of the world with the Christians throwing in their influence on their side. March 23, 1921
    5) Palestine belongs to the Arabs in the same sense that England belongs to the English or France to the French. It is wrong and inhuman to impose the Jews on the Arabs. What is going on in Palestine today cannot be justified by any moral code of conduct. The mandates have no sanction but that of the last war. Surely it would be a crime against humanity to reduce the proud Arabs so that Palestine can be restored to the Jews partly or wholly as their national home. The nobler course would be to insist on a just treatment of the Jews wherever they are born and bred. The Jews born in France are French in precisely the same sense that Christians born in France are French. (Mahatma Gandhi, 26 November 1938)

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    JEFF HALPER:

    1) I don’t think we can dismantle the matrix of control. I think it has gone too far, and that the occupation is permanent. We are in a state of apartheid. But not everybody agrees with me – Uri Avnery doesn’t agree with me, the people who are in favour of a two-state solution still think that we can end the occupation, or that we can roll it back enough that a Palestinian state will emerge. But the danger in being for a Palestinian state is that if you don’t understand the control dimensions, then you are actually agitating for a Bantustan. I mean, Sharon also wants a Palestinian state; he wants a state that is completely controlled by Israel. So if you only look at territory and you don’t look at the issue of control, you end up advocating a Bantustan. (Jeff Halper, 20 September 2003)
    2) Israel has also become the main subcontractor of American arms. Just last year, Israel signed a contract to train and equip the Chinese army. It signed another multi-billion dollar contract to train and equip the Indian army. What is it equipping them with? It is equipping them with American weapons. (Jeff Halper, 20 September 2003)
    3) Israel is very important, because on the one hand it is a very sophisticated, high-tech, arms developer and dealer. But on the other hand, there are no ethical or moral constraints: there is no Congress, there are no human rights concerns, there are no laws against taking bribes – the Israeli government can do anything it wants to. So you have very sophisticated rogue state – not a Libyan rogue state, but a high tech, military-expert rogue state. Now that is tremendously useful, both for Europe and for the United States. For example, there are American Congressional constraints on selling arms to China because of China’s human rights problems. So what Israel does is it tinkers with American arms just enough that they can be considered Israeli arms, and in that way bypasses Congress. (Jeff Halper, 20 September 2003)
    4) There is no terrible regime – Columbia, Guatemala, Uruguay, Argentina and Chile during the time of the colonels, Burma, Taiwan, Zaire, Liberia, Congo, Sierra Leone – there is not one that does not have a major military connection to Israel. Israeli arms dealers are there [acting as] mercenaries – the guy behind Noriega was Michael Harari, an Israeli, who got out of Panama. Israeli mercenaries in Sierra Leone go around the UN boycotts of what are called blood diamonds, same in Angola. Israel was very involved in South Africa, of course, during the apartheid regime. (Jeff Halper, 20 September 2003)
    5) When AIPAC sells Israel to Congress, it doesn’t go to Congressmen and ask them to support Israel because it is Judeo-Christian, or because it is the ‘only democracy in the Middle East,’ which it also does. It sells it on this basis: ‘You are a member of Congress and it is your responsibility to support Israel, because this is how many industries in your state have business links to Israel, this is how many military research people are sitting in universities in your district, this is how many jobs in your district are dependent on the military and the defence industry,’ and they translate it down to the extent to which your district is dependent on Israel. Therefore, if you are voting against Israel, you are voting against the goose that lays the golden egg. In most of the districts in the United States, members of Congress have a great dependence on the military. More than half of industrial employment in California is in one way or another connected to defence. Israel is right there, right in the middle of it all. And that is part of its strength. (Jeff Halper, 20 September 2003)

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    KEN LIVINGSTON:

    The creation of the state of Israel was a great catastrophe. We should have absorbed the post-World War II Jewish refugees in Britain and America. They could all have been resettled, whereas 70 years later, the situation is still very tense, and there is potential for many more wars, potential for nuclear war.(Interviewed by Al-Ghad Al-Arabi, MAY 2016)

    There were large Arab Jewish communities that never suffered threats or attacks. They lived in peace alongside their Arab neighbors. But all of this was destroyed with the establishment of the State of Israel.

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    MALCOLM-X:

    1) Did the Zionists have the legal or moral right to invade Arab Palestine, uproot its Arab citizens from their homes and seize all Arab property for themselves just based on the religious claim that their forefathers lived there thousands of years ago? Only a thousand years ago the Moors lived in Spain. Would this give the Moors of today the legal and moral right to invade the Iberian Peninsula, drive out its Spanish citizens, and then set up a new Moroccan nation … where Spain used to be, as the European zionists have done to our Arab brothers and sisters in Palestine?
    2) Another thing to think of–in the 20th Century, the Christian Church has given us two heresies: fascism and communism. Where did fascism start? Where’s the second-largest Communist party outside of Russia? The answer to both is Italy. Where is the Vatican? But let’s not forget the Jew. Anybody that gives even a just criticism of the Jew is instantly labeled anti-Semite. The Jew cries louder than anybody else if anybody criticizes him. You can tell the truth about any minority in America, but make a true observation about the Jew, and if it doesn’t pat him on the back, then he uses his grip on the news media to label you anti-Semite. Let me say just a word about the Jew and the black man. The Jew is always anxious to advise the black man. But they never advise him how to solve his problem the way the Jews solved their problem. The Jew never went sitting-in and crawling-in and sliding-in and freedom-riding, like he teaches and helps Negroes to do. The Jews stood up, and stood together, and they used their ultimate power, the economic weapon. That’s exactly what the Honorable Elijah Muhammad is trying to teach black men to do. The Jews pooled their money and bought the hotels that barred them. They bought Atlantic City and Miami Beach and anything else they wanted. Who owns Hollywood? Who runs the garment industry, the largest industry in New York City? But the Jew that’s advising the Negro joins the NAACP, CORE, the Urban League, and others. With money donations, the Jew gains control, then he sends the black man doing all this wading-in, boring-in, even burying-in–everything but buying-in. Never shows him how to set up factories and hotels. Never advises him how to own what he wants. No, when there’s something worth owning, the Jew’s got it. Walk up and down in any Negro ghetto in America. Ninety percent of the worthwhile businesses you see are Jew-owned. Every night they take the money out. This helps the black man’s community stay a ghetto.–Taken from Playboy Magazine, May, 1963
    3) Anybody that gives even a just criticism of the Jew is instantly labeled anti-Semite. The Jew cries louder than anybody else if anybody criticizes him. You can tell the truth about any minority in America, but make a true observation about the Jew, and if it doesn’t pat him on the back, then he uses his grip on the news media to label you anti-Semite. (May, 1963)

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    MANUEL VALENZUELA:

    1) Living in the occupied territories is like living in Warsaw ghettos of the 1930’s and South African Bantustans. It is akin to dwelling in Indian reservations, those cesspools of nothingness in the lands of America from where millions rotted away their once vibrant existence. Gaza and the West Bank are squalors of humanity acting as giant prisons, where dense refugee camps are considered cities, their perimeters encircled by fences, walls, Israeli tanks and the ever watchful eyes of trigger-friendly snipers. Enormous prisons within occupied lands, preventing contiguity, freedom of movement and any semblance of a sovereign state are the true definition of the West Bank and Gaza Strip.(Manuel Valenzuela is a social critic, commentator, Internet essayist and author of Echoes in the Wind)
    2) The labeling as anti-Semitic of anyone critical of the state of Israel’s policies in the continued destruction of Palestinian identity and the increasing domination into American foreign policy no longer has the sting of threat or intimidation it once mastered. For too long this masquerade has been used to silence those opposing anything Israel, shouted at anyone disseminating truth and seeking justice. Like the boy who cried wolf, this charade has lost its power or hypnotic control, and today only serves to breed more anger and resentment against the apologists and smear mongers protecting the cancerous tentacles of Zionism and the crimes against humanity it spawns.
    3) The time has come to stop bending over to the dictates of intimidation and scare tactics used by Israel’s protectors, defenders and apologists. The time has come to say Never Again to such fictional libel and slander whose only purpose is the continued subjugation of truth and awakening. The labeling of anti-Semite does not bother us, nor does it stop us from writing truth to justice and reality to intimidation because we refuse to be frightened into submission and silenced into acquiescence by a mechanism we know to be false.
    4) We are above your labels, above your intimidation and smear tactics, following the path of truth in the voice of our writings and in the convictions of humanity. If pursuing truth, fighting criminality and awakening justice makes us anti-Semites, then guilty we are. If seeing the dehumanization, exploitation and utter destruction of the Palestinian people makes the voices of reason anti-Semitic, then guilty we stand. To defend the humanity of other Semitic people is to defend humanity itself. To speak out against injustice and dehumanization makes us human, to defend it makes you complicit.
    5) To be Palestinian Arab in the land usurped by European Jews is to be considered untermensch in the territory your forefathers once called home. The devastation fifty-five years of invasion, occupation and state terrorism has had on both people and land has created the conditions by which Gaza and the West Bank can today be called h— on Earth, pockets of destitute emptiness where opportunity is extinct and any relevant future is a but a hollow fantasy.
    6) Unearthed from the colon of the planet Palestinians dwell, the squalor in the occupied territories is beyond compare, instituted and exacerbated by the state of Israel in acts of unhindered and systemic malevolence. The intent of such inflictions of emotional distress and incessant pain and suffering is the breaking point of millions of Palestinians, the realization that it is better to leave the land you know and love rather than live in perpetual imprisonment of spirit and humanity
    7) The desire to expand borders and territory, an addiction to greed and the aspiration to cleanse Palestine of Arabs manufactures in the Israeli government a policy of wicked objectives bursting with cold and calculated cruelty. Thus, the ill-treatment of Palestinians by Israel makes life so unbearable, so hard and depressing that it is a triumph of the human spirit that so many remain, unwavering and strong, even as the weight of utter wickedness is enforced generation to generation.
    8) Living in the occupied territories is like living in Warsaw ghettos of the 1930’s and South African Bantustans. It is akin to dwelling in Indian reservations, those cesspools of nothingness in the lands of America from where millions rotted away their once vibrant existence. Gaza and the West Bank are squalors of humanity acting as giant prisons, where dense refugee camps are considered cities, their perimeters encircled by fences, walls, Israeli tanks and the ever watchful eyes of trigger-friendly snipers. Enormous prisons within occupied lands, preventing contiguity, freedom of movement and any semblance of a sovereign state are the true definition of the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
    9) To live inside these vast prisons and internment camps is to struggle with the daily existence of Israeli suffocation and dehumanization that you know is purposeful as it is deliberate. It is to feel Israeli claws strangulating your esophagus, denying you of the air to breathe and the sustenance you need to survive. Life under Israel’s merciless rule means that sixty to seventy percent of your people are unemployed, unable to provide for their families, as commerce is almost non-existent and access to Israeli business almost impossible. It is to live in worlds of child undernourishment and lack of healthcare, as Israel’s policies make indigent millions of families who desperately need to feed and treat their children.
    10) To be Palestinian is to be trapped in a vicious circle that refuses to let you escape. From birth your undernourishment outmaneuvers your development, stunting your growth, making your immune system weak and altering your ability to learn. Lack of nutrients and perpetual levels of stress make your environmental upbringing unlike anything on Earth, a constant battle being lost by both your body and mind.
    11) The trouble in the Middle East stems from the fact that a European people with no continuity with the land arrived and colonized a native population that did. Today, this colonization has morphed into outright apartheid and dehumanization. The state of Israel, it must be understood, was born in sin. It was created in large part thanks to the ethnic cleansing and dispossession of a native people who today are trapped in large concentration camps of suffering and utter decay, living encaged in the last vestiges of their original land. Israel?s birth coincided with the spawning of serious crimes against humanity that have through time only been exacerbated, continuing to this day with ever more barbaric levels of suppression, persecution and subjugation.

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    HASSAN NASRALLAH:

    1) Israel is our enemy. This is an aggressive, illegal, and illegitimate entity, which has no future in our land. Its destiny is manifested in our motto: ‘Death to Israel.’
    2) That is the principal objective of Hizbullah, and it is no less sacred than our [ultimate] goal. The generation that lived through the creation of this entity is still alive. This generation watches documentaries and reads documents that show that the land conquered was called Palestine, not Israel. We face an entity that conquered the land of another people, drove them out of their land, and committed horrendous massacres. As we see, this is an illegal state; it is a cancerous entity and the root of all the crises and wars and cannot be a factor in bringing about a true and just peace in this region. Therefore, we cannot acknowledge the existence of a state called Israel, not even far in the future, as some people have tried to suggest. Time does not cancel the legitimacy of the Palestinian claim. (Middle East Quarterly, Fall 2002).
    3) Today, and tomorrow, and after one year, and one hundred years, and one thousand years, until the Hour of Judgment, we and our children and our grandchildren and our people… as long as we are Hizbullah, we will not recognize Israel. What is Israel? Israel is a plundering entity, an illegal and illegitimate state, a racist, belligerent, terrorist state. By what standard can a human being, Muslim or Arab, recognize an entity of this kind, and come and say, simply: Yes, this is Israel, while three quarters of it or more has been given to foreigners brought from all corners of the world, and while the people who are in the right, who are the legitimate ones, the people of the land and the holy places, the Palestinians – Muslims and Christians – have to let go, and leave, and surrender, and submit! Show me that standard! What is the religious standard? What is the moral standard? What is the humanitarian standard? What is the nationalist standard? What standard is it?
    4) We face an entity that conquered the land of another people, drove them out of their land, and committed horrendous massacres. As we see, this is an illegal state; it is a cancerous entity and the root of all the crises and wars and cannot be a factor in bringing about a true and just peace in this region. Therefore, we cannot acknowledge the existence of a state called Israel, not even far in the future, as some people have tried to suggest. Time does not cancel the legitimacy of the Palestinian claim. (Middle East Quarterly, Fall 2002).

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    Ralph Schoenman:

    Four overriding myths have shaped the consciousness of most people in our society about Zionism. The first is that of A land without a people for a people without a land. This myth was sedulously cultivated by early Zionists to promote the fiction that Palestine was a remote, desolate place ready for the taking. This claim was quickly followed by denial of Palestinian identity, nationhood or legitimate entitlement to the land in which the Palestinian people have lived throughout their recorded history. The second is the myth of Israeli democracy. Innumerable newspaper stories or television references to the Israeli state are followed by the assertion that it is the only real democracy in the Middle East. In fact, Israel is as democratic as the apartheid state of South Africa. Civil liberty, due process and the most basic human rights are by law denied those who do not meet racial, religious criteria. The third myth is that of security as the motor force of Israeli foreign policy. Zionists maintain that their state must be the fourth largest military power in the world because Israel has been forced to defend itself against imminent menace from primitive, hate-consumed Arab masses only recently dropped from the trees. The fourth myth is that of Zionism as the moral legatee of the victims of the Holocaust. This is at once the most pervasive and insidious of the myths about Zionism. Ideologues for the Zionist movement have wrapped themselves in the collective shroud of the six million Jews who fell victim to Nazi mass murder. The bitter and cruel irony of this false claim is that the Zionist movement itself actively colluded with Nazism from its inception. To most people it appears anomalous that the Zionist movement, which forever invokes the horror of the Holocaust, should have collaborated actively with the most vicious enemy ever faced by the Jews. The record, however, reveals not merely common interests but a deep ideological affinity rooted in the extreme chauvinism which they share.

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    JABOTINSKY:

    1) Let us consider for a moment the point of view of those to whom this seems immoral. We shall trace the root of the evil to this – that we are seeking to colonise a country against the wishes of its population, in other words, by force. Everything else that is undesirable grows out of this root with axiomatic inevitability. What then is to be done?
    2) The simplest way out would be to look for a different country to colonise. Like Uganda. But if we look more closely into the matter we shall find that the same evil exists there, too. Uganda also has a native population, which consciously or unconsciously as in every other instance in history, will resist the coming of the colonisers. It is true that these natives happen to be black. But that does not alter the essential fact. If it is immoral to colonise a country against the will of its native population, the same morality must apply equally to the black man as to the white. Of course, the blackman may not be sufficiently advanced to think of sending delegations to London, but he will soon find some kindhearted white friends, who will instruct him. Though should these natives even prove utterly helpless, like children, the matter would only become worse. Then if colonisation is invasion and robbery, the greatest crime of all would be to rob helpless children. Consequently, colonisation in Uganda is also immoral, and colonisation in any other place in the world, whatever it may be called, is immoral. There are no more uninhabited islands in the world. In every oasis there is a native population settled from times immemorial, who will not tolerate an immigrant majority or an invasion of outsiders. So that if there is any landless people in the world, even its dream of a national home must be an immoral dream. . Those who are landless must remain landless to all eternity. The whole earth has been allocated. Basta: Morality has said so:
    3) From the Jewish point of view, morality has a particularly interesting appearance. It is said that we Jews number 15 million people scattered throughout the world. Half of them are now literally homeless, poor, hunted wretches. The number of Arabs totals 38 million. They inhabit Morocco, Algeria, Tunis, Tripoli, Egypt, Syria, Arabia and Iraq – an area that apart from desert equals the size of half Europe. There are in this vast area 16 Arabs to the square mile. It is instructive to recall by way of comparison that Sicily has 352 and England 669 inhabitants to the square mile. It is still more instructive to recall that Palestine constitutes about one two hundredth part of this area.
    4) Yet if homeless Jewry demands Palestine for itself it is immoral because it does not suit the native population. Such morality may be accepted among cannibals, but not in a civilised world. The soil does not belong to those who possess land in excess but to those who do not possess any. It is an act of simple justice to alienate part of their land from those nations who are numbered among the great landowners of the world, in order to provide a place of refuge for a homeless, wandering people. And if such a big landowning nation resists which is perfectly natural – it must be made to comply by compulsion. Justice that is enforced does not cease to be justice. This is the only Arab policy that we shall find possible. As for an agreement, we shall have time to discuss that later.
    5) All sorts of catchwords are used against Zionism; people invoke Democracy, majority rule national self-determination. Which means, that the Arabs being at present the majority in Palestine, have the right of self-determination, and may therefore insist that Palestine must remain an Arab country. Democracy and self-determination are sacred principles, but sacred principles like the Name of the Lord must not be used in vain –to bolster up a swindle, to conceal injustice. The principle of self-determination does not mean that if someone has seized a stretch of land it must remain in his possession for all time, and that he who was forcibly ejected from his land must always remain homeless. Self-determination means revision – such a revision of the distribution of the earth among the nations that those nations who have too much should have to give up some of it to those nations who have not enough or who have none, so that all should have some place on which to exercise their right of self-determination. And now when the whole of the civilised world has recognised that Jews have a right to return to Palestine, which means that the Jews are, in principle, also citizens and inhabitants of Palestine, only they were driven out, and their return must be a lengthy process, it is wrong to contend that meanwhile the local population has the right to refuse to allow them to come back and to that Democracy. The Democracy of Palestine consists of two national groups, the local group and these who were driven out, and the second group is the larger.
    6) But it is quite another question whether it is always possible to realise a peaceful aim by peaceful means. For the answer to this question does not depend on our attitude to the Arabs; but entirely on the attitude of the Arabs to us and to Zionism.
    7) My readers have a general idea of the history of colonization in other countries. I suggest that they consider all the precedents with which they are acquainted, and see whether there is one solitary instance of any colonization being carried on with the consent of the native population. There is no such precedent. The native populations, civilised or uncivilised, have always stubbornly resisted the colonists, irrespective of whether they were civilised or savage. And it made no difference whatever whether the colonists behaved decently or not.
    8) “A voluntary reconciliation with the Arabs is out of the question either now or in the future. If you wish to colonize a land in which people are already living, you must provide a garrison for the land, or find some rich man or benefactor who will provide a garrison on your behalf. Or else-or else, give up your colonization, for without an armed force which will render physically impossible any attempt to destroy or prevent this colonization, colonization is impossible, not difficult, not dangerous, but IMPOSSIBLE!… Zionism is a colonization adventure and therefore it stands or falls by the question of armed force. It is important… to speak Hebrew, but, unfortunately, it is even more important to be able to shoot – or else I am through with playing at colonizing.” ( The Iron Wall, 1923)
    9) Has any People ever been seen to give up their territory of their own free will? In the same way, the Arabs of Palestine will not renounce their sovereignty without violence. – Vladimir Jabotinsky (the founder and advocate of the Zionist terrorist organizations), Quoted by Maxime Rodinson in Peuple Juif ou Problem Juif. (Jewish People or Jewish Problem):
    10) There is no choice: the Arabs must make room for the Jews in Eretz Israel. If it was possible to transfer the Baltic peoples, it is also possible to move the Palestinian Arabs (to Iraq and Saudi Arabia). – Vladimir Jabotinsky, the father of the Revisionist Zionism movement in 1939,
    11) Zionist colonization must either be terminated or carried out against the wishes of the native population. This colonization can, therefore, be continued and make progress only under the protection of a power independent of the native population -an iron wall, which will be in a position to resist the pressure to the native population. This is our policy towards the Arabs… Vladimir Jabotinsky- The Iron Wall, 1923:
    12) colonization carries its own explanation, the only possible explanation, unalterable and as clear as daylight to every ordinary Jew and every ordinary Arab. colonization can have only one aim, and Palestine Arabs cannot accept this aim. It lies in the very nature of things, and in this particular regard nature cannot be changed.
    13) Every native population, civilised or not, regards its lands as its national home, of which it is the sole master, and it wants to retain that mastery always; it will refuse to admit not only new masters but, even new partners or collaborators.
    14) Hitler—as odious as he is to us—has given this idea [ethnic cleansing] a good name in the world.—Jabotinsky
    15) I devote my life to the rebirth of the Jewish State, with a Jewish majority, on both sides of the Jordan.—Jabotinsky
    16) In the second place, this does not mean that there cannot be any agreement with the Palestine Arabs. What is impossible is a voluntary agreement. As long as the Arabs feel that there is the least hope of getting rid of us, they will refuse to give up this hope in return for either kind words or for bread and butter, because they are not a rabble, but a living people. And when a living people yields in matters of such a vital character it is only when there is no longer any hope of getting rid of us, because they can make no breach in the iron wall.
    17) But that does not mean that the Arab people of Palestine as a whole will sell that fervent patriotism that they guard so jealously, and which even the Papuans will never sell. Every native population in the world resists colonists as long as it has the slightest hope of being able to rid itself of the danger of being colonized. That is what the Arabs in Palestine are doing, and what they will persist in doing as long as there remains a solitary spark of hope that they will be able to prevent the transformation of Palestine into the Land of Israel.
    18) Some of us have induced ourselves to believe that all the trouble is due to misunderstanding – the Arabs have not understood us, and that is the only reason why they resist us ;if we can only make it clear to them how moderate our intentions really are, they will immediately extend to us their hand in friendship. This belief is utterly unfounded and it has been exploded again and again.
    19) That is our Arab policy; not what we should be, but what it actually is, whether we admit it or not. What need, otherwise, of the Balfour Declaration? Or of the Mandate? Their value to us is that outside Power has undertaken to create in the country such conditions of administration and security that if the native population should desire to hinder our work, they will find it impossible.
    20) The Arab is culturally backward … his instinctive patriotism … cannot be bought, it can only be curbed [by] major force.—Jabotinsky
    21) There can be no voluntary agreement between ourselves and the Palestine Arabs. Not now, nor in the prospective future. … it is utterly impossible to obtain the voluntary consent of the Palestine Arabs for converting Palestine from an Arab country into a country with a Jewish majority.
    22) There is no justice, no law, no God in heaven; only a single law which decides and supersedes all: [Jewish] settlement [of the land].—Jabotinsky
    23) But that does not mean that the Arab people of Palestine as a whole will sell that fervent patriotism that they guard so jealously, and which even the Papuans will never sell. Every native population in the world resists colonists as long as it has the slightest hope of being able to rid itself of the danger of being colonised. That is what the Arabs in Palestine are doing, and what they will persist in doing as long as there remains a solitary spark of hope that they will be able to prevent the transformation of Palestine into the Land of Israel.
    24) There is only one thing the Zionists want, and it is that one thing that the Arabs do not want, for that is the way by which the Jews would gradually become the majority, and then a Jewish Government would follow automatically, and the future of the Arab minority would depend on the goodwill of the Jews; and a minority status is not a good thing, as the Jews themselves are never tired of pointing out. So there is no misunderstanding. The Zionists want only one thing, Jewish immigration; and this Jewish immigration is what the Arabs do not want.
    25) This is equally true of the Arabs. Our Peace-mongers are trying to persuade us that the Arabs are either fools, whom we can deceive by masking our real aims, or that they are corrupt and can be bribed to abandon to us their claim to priority in Palestine , in return for cultural and economic advantages. I repudiate this conception of the Palestinian Arabs. Culturally they are five hundred years behind us, they have neither our endurance nor our determination; but they are just as good psychologists as we are, and their minds have been sharpened like ours by centuries of fine-spun logomachy. We may tell them whatever we like about the innocence of our aims, watering them down and sweetening them with honeyed words to make them palatable, but they know what we want, as well as we know what they do not want. They feel at least the same instinctive jealous love of Palestine, as the old Aztecs felt for ancient Mexico, and the Sioux for their rolling Prairies
    26) This is equally true of the Arabs. Our Peace-mongers are trying to persuade us that the Arabs are either fools, whom we can deceive by masking our real aims, or that they are corrupt and can be bribed to abandon to us their claim to priority in Palestine , in return for cultural and economic advantages. I repudiate this conception of the Palestinian Arabs. Culturally they are five hundred years behind us, they have neither our endurance nor our determination; but they are just as good psychologists as we are, and their minds have been sharpened like ours by centuries of fine-spun logomachy.
    27) We cannot offer any adequate compensation to the Palestinian Arabs in return for Palestine. And therefore, there is no likelihood of any voluntary agreement being reached.
    28) We may tell them whatever we like about the innocence of our aims, watering them down and sweetening them with honeyed words to make them palatable, but they know what we want, as well as we know what they do not want. They feel at least the same instinctive jealous love of Palestine, as the old Aztecs felt for ancient Mexico , and their Sioux for their rolling Prairies. To imagine, as our Arabophiles do, that they will voluntarily consent to the realisation of Zionism. In return for the moral and material conveniences which the Jewish colonist brings with him, is a childish notion, which has at bottom a kind of contempt for the Arab people; it means that they despise the Arab race, which they regard as a corrupt mob that can be bought and sold, and are willing to give up their fatherland for a good railway system.
    29) Zionism is a colonizing adventure and, therefore, it stands or falls on the question of armed forces.—Jabotinsky
    30) Zionist colonization must either stop, or else proceed regardless of the native population. Which means that it can proceed and develop only under the protection of a power that is independent of the native population – behind an iron wall, which the native population cannot breach.
    31) Zionist colonisation must either stop, or else proceed regardless of the native population. Which means that it can proceed and develop only under the protection of a power that is independent of the native population – behind an iron wall, which the native population cannot breach. That is our Arab policy; not what we should be, but what it actually is, whether we admit it or not. What need, otherwise, of the Balfour Declaration? Or of the Mandate? Their value to us is that outside Power has undertaken to create in the country such conditions of administration and security that if the native population should desire to hinder our work, they will find it impossible. And we are all of us ,without any exception, demanding day after day that this outside Power, should carry out this task vigorously and with determination.

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    CHAIM WEISMANN:

    1) 1914 – Chaim Weizmann, later president of the World Zionist Congress and the first president of the Zionist entity.” In its initial stage Zionism was conceived by its pioneers as a movement wholly depending on mechanical factors: there is a country which happens to be called Palestine, a country without a people, and, on the other hand, there exists the Jewish people, and it has no country. What else is necessary, then, than to fit the gem into the ring, to unite this people with this country? The owners of the country [the Ottoman Turks?] must, therefore, be persuaded and convinced that this marriage is advantageous, not only for the [Jewish] people and for the country, but also for themselves.
    2) “… should Palestine fall within the British sphere of influence, and should Britain encourage a Jewish settlement there, as a British dependency, we could have in 20 to 30 years a million Jews out there – perhaps more; they would form a very effective guard for the Suez Canal.” (1914)
    3) “The British Cabinet is not only sympathetic toward the Palestinian aspirations of the Jews, but would like to see these aspirations realized.”
    4) England would have in the Jews the best possible friends, who would be the best national interpreters of ideas in the eastern countries and would serve as a bridge between the two civilizations. That again is not a material argument, but certainly it ought to carry great weight with any politician who likes to look 50 years ahead.”
    5) “The poor ignorant fellah [Arabic for peasant] does not worry about politics, but when he is told repeatedly by people in whom he has confidence that his livelihood is in danger of being taken away from him by us, he becomes our mortal enemy. . . The Arab is primitive and believes what he is told.” (1918)
    6) “By a Jewish National Home I mean the creation of such conditions that as the country is developed we can pour in a considerable number of immigrants, and finally establish such a society in Palestine that Palestine shall be as Jewish as England is English or America American.” (1919)
    7) “Palestine alone could absorb and provide for the homeless and the stateless Jews uprooted by the war. It is canalized all the sympathy of the world for the martyrdom of the Jews that the Zionists reject all schemes to resettle these victims elsewhere– in Germany, or Poland, or in sparsely populated regions such as Madagascar.” (1942)
    8) “We shall spread in the whole country in the course of time ….. this is only an arrangement for the next 25 to 30 years.” (1937)
    9) “The realization of this project would mean the emigration of 10,000 [Palestinian] Arabs [to Jabal al-Druze in Syria], the acquisition of 300,000 dunums. . . . It would also create a significant precedent if 10,000 [Palestinian] Arabs were to emigrate peacefully of their own volition, which no doubt would be followed by others.” (1939
    10) Chaim Weizmann ( (1947) : “We ask today: ‘What are the Poles? What are the French? What are the Swiss?’ When that is asked, everyone points to a country, to certain institution, to parliamentary institution, and the man in the street will know exactly what it is. He has a passport. If you ask what is a Jew is — well, he is a man who has to offer a long explanation for his existence, and any person who has to offer an explanation as to what he is, is always suspect— and from suspicion there is only one step to hatred or contempt.”
    11) If you ask what is a Jew is — well, he is a man who has to offer a long explanation for his existence, and any person who has to offer an explanation as to what he is, is always suspect— and from suspicion there is only one step to hatred or contempt.” (1947)
    12) “We ask today: ‘What are the Poles? What are the French? What are the Swiss?’ When that is asked, everyone points to a country, to certain institution, to parliamentary institution, and the man in the street will know exactly what it is. He has a passport.
    13) If you ask what is a Jew is — well, he is a man who has to offer a long explanation for his existence, and any person who has to offer an explanation as to what he is, is always suspect— and from suspicion there is only one step to hatred or contempt.” (1947)

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    AVRAHAM BURG:

    1) We live in a thunderously failed reality. … A state lacking justice cannot survive. … Even if the Arabs lower their heads and swallow their shame and anger for ever, it won’t work. A structure built on human callousness will inevitably collapse in on itself. Note this moment well: Zionism’s superstructure is already collapsing like a cheap Jerusalem wedding hall. (Avraham Burg, 15 September 2003)
    2) Between the Jordan and the Mediterranean there is no longer a clear Jewish majority. And so, fellow citizens, it is not possible to keep the whole thing without paying a price. We cannot keep a Palestinian majority under an Israeli boot and at the same time think ourselves the only democracy in the Middle East. There cannot be democracy without equal rights for all who live here, Arab as well as Jew. We cannot keep the territories and preserve a Jewish majority in the world’s only Jewish state (Avraham Burg, 15 September 2003)
    3) Do you want democracy? No problem. Either abandon the greater land of Israel, to the last settlement and outpost, or give full citizenship and voting rights to everyone, including Arabs. The result, of course, will be that those who did not want a Palestinian state alongside us will have one in our midst, via the ballot box. The prime minister should present the choices forthrightly: Jewish racism or democracy. Settlements, or hope for both peoples. (Avraham Burg, 15 September 2003)
    4) Israel, having ceased to care about the children of the Palestinians, should not be surprised when they come washed in hatred and blow themselves up in the centres of Israeli escapism. They consign themselves to Allah in our places of recreation, because their own lives are torture. They spill their own blood in our restaurants in order to ruin our appetites, because they have children and parents at home who are hungry and humiliated. (Avraham Burg, 15 September 2003)

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    Bertrand Russell: British philosopher, mathematician, historian, social reformer,

    1) “No people anywhere in the world would accept being expelled en masse from their own country; how can anyone require the people of Palestine to accept a punishment which nobody else would tolerate? — and pacifist, 1970.
    2) The tragedy of the people of Palestine is that their country was given by a foreign Power to another people for the creation of a new State. The result was that many hundreds of thousands of innocent people were made permanently homeless. With every new conflict their number have increased. How much longer is the world willing to endure this spectacle of wanton cruelty?
    3) We are frequently told that we must sympathize with Israel because of the suffering of the Jews in Europe at the hands of the Nazis. I see in this suggestion no reason to perpetuate any suffering. What Israel is doing today cannot be condoned, and to invoke the horrors of the past to justify those of the present is gross hypocrisy. Not only does Israel condemn a vast number. of refugees to misery; not only are many Arabs under occupation condemned to military rule; but also Israel condemns the Arab nations only recently emerging from colonial status, to continued impoverishment as military demands take precedence over national development.

    (This statement was dated 31st January, 1970, and he died on 2nd February 1970)

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    PBS INTERVIEW OF BIN LADEN – 1988

    1) The American government is leading the country towards h^ll. … We say to the Americans as people and to American mothers, if they cherish their lives and if they cherish their sons, they must elect an American patriotic government that caters to their interests not the interests of the Jews. If the present injustice continues with the wave of national consciousness, it will inevitably move the battle to American soil.
    2) We believe that this administration represents Israel inside America. Take the sensitive ministries such as the Ministry of Exterior and the Ministry of Defense and the CIA, you will find that the Jews have the upper hand in them. They make use of America to further their plans for the world, especially the Islamic world. American presence in the Gulf provides support to the Jews and protects their rear. And while millions of Americans are homeless and destitute and live in abject poverty, their government is busy occupying our land and building new settlements and helping Israel build new settlements in the point of departure for our Prophet’s midnight journey to the seven heavens. America throws her own sons in the land of the two Holy Mosques for the sake of protecting Jewish interests.
    3) The American government is leading the country towards h^ll. … We say to the Americans as people and to American mothers, if they cherish their lives and if they cherish their sons, they must elect an American patriotic government that caters to their interests not the interests of the Jews. If the present injustice continues with the wave of national consciousness, it will inevitably move the battle to American soil.
    4) The leaders in America and in other countries as well have fallen victim to Jewish Zionist blackmail. They have mobilized their people against Islam and against Muslims. These are portrayed in such a manner as to drive people to rally against them. The truth is that the whole Muslim world is the victim of international terrorism, engineered by America at the United Nations. We are a nation whose sacred symbols have been looted and whose wealth and resources have been plundered. It is normal for us to react against the forces that invade our land and occupy it
    5) These are the reasons behind the singling out of America as a target. And not exempt of responsibility are those Western regimes whose presence in the region offers support to the American troops there. We know at least one reason behind the symbolic participation of the Western forces and that is to support the Jewish and Zionist plans for expansion of what is called the Great Israel. Surely, their presence is not out of concern over their interests in the region. … Their presence has no meaning save one and that is to offer support to the Jews in Palestine who are in need of their Christian brothers to achieve full control over the Arab Peninsula which they intend to make an important part of the so called Greater Israel.

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    John J. Mearsheimer, Stephen M. Walt – The University of Chicago

    1- Pressure from Israel and the Lobby was not the only factor behind the decision to attack Iraq in March 2003, but it was critical. Some Americans believe that this was a war for oil, but there is hardly any direct evidence to support this claim. Instead, the war was motivated in good part by a desire to make Israel more secure. According to Philip Zelikow, a former member of the president’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board, the executive director of the 9/11 Commission, and now a counsellor to Condoleezza Rice, the ‘real threat’ from Iraq was not a threat to the United States. The ‘unstated threat’ was the ‘threat against Israel’, Zelikow told an audience at the University of Virginia in September 2002. ‘The American government,’ he added, ‘doesn’t want to lean too hard on it rhetorically, because it is not a popular sell.’

    2- Why has the US set aside its own interest to advance that of Israel? For the past several decades, and especially since the Six-Day War in 1967, the centrepiece of US Middle Eastern policy has been its relationship with Israel. The combination of unwavering support for Israel and the related effort to spread ‘democracy’ throughout the region has inflamed Arab and Islamic opinion and jeopardised not only US security but that of much of the rest of the world. This situation has no equal in American political history. Why has the US been willing to set aside its own security and that of many of its allies in order to advance the interests of another state? One might assume that the bond between the two countries was based on shared strategic interests or compelling moral imperatives, but neither explanation can account for the remarkable level of material and diplomatic support that the US provides.

    3- Are the Interest of America and a Foreign Nation Israel Identical? Instead, the thrust of US policy in the region derives almost entirely from domestic politics, and especially the activities of the ‘Israel Lobby’. Other special-interest groups have managed to skew foreign policy, but no lobby has managed to divert it as far from what the national interest would suggest, while simultaneously convincing Americans that US interests and those of the other country – in this case, Israel – are essentially identical.

    4- Did you know that as of 2004, Israel has received $140 Billion US Dollars from the American tax payer? Since the October War in 1973, Washington has provided Israel with a level of support dwarfing that given to any other state. It has been the largest annual recipient of direct economic and military assistance since 1976, and is the largest recipient in total since World War Two, to the tune of well over $140 billion (in 2004 dollars). Israel receives about $3 billion in direct assistance each year, roughly one-fifth of the foreign aid budget, and worth about $500 a year for every Israeli. This largesse is especially striking since Israel is now a wealthy industrial state with a per capita income roughly equal to that of South Korea or Spain.

    5- Did you know that Israel is the only country that does not have to account how it wishes to spend its the aid it receives from America? Other recipients get their money in quarterly installments, but Israel receives its entire appropriation at the beginning of each fiscal year and can thus earn interest on it. Most recipients of aid given for military purposes are required to spend all of it in the US, but Israel is allowed to use roughly 25 per cent of its allocation to subsidise its own defence industry. It is the only recipient that does not have to account for how the aid is spent, which makes it virtually impossible to prevent the money from being used for purposes the US opposes, such as building settlements on the West Bank. Moreover, the US has provided Israel with nearly $3 billion to develop weapons systems, and given it access to such top-drawer weaponry as Blackhawk helicopters and F-16 jets. Finally, the US gives Israel access to intelligence it denies to its Nato allies and has turned a blind eye to Israel’s acquisition of nuclear weapons.

    6- Did you that know since 1982, the US has vetoed 32 Security Council resolutions critical of Israel? Washington also provides Israel with consistent diplomatic support. Since 1982, the US has vetoed 32 Security Council resolutions critical of Israel, more than the total number of vetoes cast by all the other Security Council members. It blocks the efforts of Arab states to put Israel’s nuclear arsenal on the IAEA’s agenda. The US comes to the rescue in wartime and takes Israel’s side when negotiating peace. The Nixon administration protected it from the threat of Soviet intervention and resupplied it during the October War. Washington was deeply involved in the negotiations that ended that war, as well as in the lengthy ‘step-by-step’ process that followed, just as it played a key role in the negotiations that preceded and followed the 1993 Oslo Accords. In each case there was occasional friction between US and Israeli officials, but the US consistently supported the Israeli position. One American participant at Camp David in 2000 later said: ‘Far too often, we functioned . . . as Israel’s lawyer.’ Finally, the Bush administration’s ambition to transform the Middle East is at least partly aimed at improving Israel’s strategic situation.

    7- This extraordinary generosity might be understandable if Israel were a vital strategic asset or if there were a compelling moral case for US backing. But neither explanation is convincing. One might argue that Israel was an asset during the Cold War. By serving as America’s proxy after 1967, it helped contain Soviet expansion in the region and inflicted humiliating defeats on Soviet clients like Egypt and Syria. It occasionally helped protect other US allies (like King Hussein of Jordan) and its military prowess forced Moscow to spend more on backing its own client states. It also provided useful intelligence about Soviet capabilities.

    8- Backing Israel was not cheap, however, and it complicated America’s relations with the Arab world. For example, the decision to give $2.2 billion in emergency military aid during the October War triggered an Opec oil embargo that inflicted considerable damage on Western economies. For all that, Israel’s armed forces were not in a position to protect US interests in the region. The US could not, for example, rely on Israel when the Iranian Revolution in 1979 raised concerns about the security of oil supplies, and had to create its own Rapid Deployment Force instead.

    9- The first Gulf War revealed the extent to which Israel was becoming a strategic burden. The US could not use Israeli bases without rupturing the anti-Iraq coalition, and had to divert resources (e.g. Patriot missile batteries) to prevent Tel Aviv doing anything that might harm the alliance against Saddam Hussein. History repeated itself in 2003: although Israel was eager for the US to attack Iraq, Bush could not ask it to help without triggering Arab opposition. So Israel stayed on the sidelines once again.

    10- Beginning in the 1990s, and even more after 9/11, US support has been justified by the claim that both states are threatened by terrorist groups originating in the Arab and Muslim world, and by ‘rogue states’ that back these groups and seek weapons of mass destruction. This is taken to mean not only that Washington should give Israel a free hand in dealing with the Palestinians and not press it to make concessions until all Palestinian terrorists are imprisoned or dead, but that the US should go after countries like Iran and Syria. Israel is thus seen as a crucial ally in the war on terror, because its enemies are America’s enemies. In fact, Israel is a liability in the war on terror and the broader effort to deal with rogue states.

    11- Terrorism’ is not a single adversary, but a tactic employed by a wide array of political groups. The terrorist organisations that threaten Israel do not threaten the United States, except when it intervenes against them (as in Lebanon in 1982). Moreover, Palestinian terrorism is not random violence directed against Israel or ‘the West’; it is largely a response to Israel’s prolonged campaign to colonise the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

    12- More important, saying that Israel and the US are united by a shared terrorist threat has the causal relationship backwards: the US has a terrorism problem in good part because it is so closely allied with Israel, not the other way around. Support for Israel is not the only source of anti-American terrorism, but it is an important one, and it makes winning the war on terror more difficult. There is no question that many al-Qaida leaders, including Osama bin Laden, are motivated by Israel’s presence in Jerusalem and the plight of the Palestinians. Unconditional support for Israel makes it easier for extremists to rally popular support and to attract recruits.

    13- As for so-called rogue states in the Middle East, they are not a dire threat to vital US interests, except inasmuch as they are a threat to Israel. Even if these states acquire nuclear weapons – which is obviously undesirable – neither America nor Israel could be blackmailed, because the blackmailer could not carry out the threat without suffering overwhelming retaliation. The danger of a nuclear handover to terrorists is equally remote, because a rogue state could not be sure the transfer would go undetected or that it would not be blamed and punished afterwards. The relationship with Israel actually makes it harder for the US to deal with these states. Israel’s nuclear arsenal is one reason some of its neighbours want nuclear weapons, and threatening them with regime change merely increases that desire.

    14- A final reason to question Israel’s strategic value is that it does not behave like a loyal ally. Israeli officials frequently ignore US requests and renege on promises (including pledges to stop building settlements and to refrain from ‘targeted assassinations’ of Palestinian leaders). Israel has provided sensitive military technology to potential rivals like China, in what the State Department inspector-general called ‘a systematic and growing pattern of unauthorised transfers’. According to the General Accounting Office, Israel also ‘conducts the most aggressive espionage operations against the US of any ally’. In addition to the case of Jonathan Pollard, who gave Israel large quantities of classified material in the early 1980s (which it reportedly passed on to the Soviet Union in return for more exit visas for Soviet Jews), a new controversy erupted in 2004 when it was revealed that a key Pentagon official called Larry Franklin had passed classified information to an Israeli diplomat. Israel is hardly the only country that spies on the US, but its willingness to spy on its principal patron casts further doubt on its strategic value.

    15- Israel’s strategic value isn’t the only issue. Its backers also argue that it deserves unqualified support because it is weak and surrounded by enemies; it is a democracy; the Jewish people have suffered from past crimes and therefore deserve special treatment; and Israel’s conduct has been morally superior to that of its adversaries. On close inspection, none of these arguments is persuasive. There is a strong moral case for supporting Israel’s existence, but that is not in jeopardy. Viewed objectively, its past and present conduct offers no moral basis for privileging it over the Palestinians.

    16- Israel is often portrayed as David confronted by Goliath, but the converse is closer to the truth. Contrary to popular belief, the Zionists had larger, better equipped and better led forces during the 1947-49 War of Independence, and the Israel Defence Forces won quick and easy victories against Egypt in 1956 and against Egypt, Jordan and Syria in 1967 – all of this before large-scale US aid began flowing. Today, Israel is the strongest military power in the Middle East. Its conventional forces are far superior to those of its neighbours and it is the only state in the region with nuclear weapons. Egypt and Jordan have signed peace treaties with it, and Saudi Arabia has offered to do so. Syria has lost its Soviet patron, Iraq has been devastated by three disastrous wars and Iran is hundreds of miles away. The Palestinians barely have an effective police force, let alone an army that could pose a threat to Israel. According to a 2005 assessment by Tel Aviv University’s Jaffee Centre for Strategic Studies, ‘the strategic balance decidedly favours Israel, which has continued to widen the qualitative gap between its own military capability and deterrence powers and those of its neighbours.’ If backing the underdog were a compelling motive, the United States would be supporting Israel’s opponents.

    17- That Israel is a fellow democracy surrounded by hostile dictatorships cannot account for the current level of aid: there are many democracies around the world, but none receives the same lavish support. The US has overthrown democratic governments in the past and supported dictators when this was thought to advance its interests – it has good relations with a number of dictatorships today. Some aspects of Israeli democracy are at odds with core American values. Unlike the US, where people are supposed to enjoy equal rights irrespective of race, religion or ethnicity, Israel was explicitly founded as a Jewish state and citizenship is based on the principle of blood kinship. Given this, it is not surprising that its 1.3 million Arabs are treated as second-class citizens, or that a recent Israeli government commission found that Israel behaves in a ‘neglectful and discriminatory’ manner towards them. Its democratic status is also undermined by its refusal to grant the Palestinians a viable state of their own or full political rights.

    18- A third justification is the history of Jewish suffering in the Christian West, especially during the Holocaust. Because Jews were persecuted for centuries and could feel safe only in a Jewish homeland, many people now believe that Israel deserves special treatment from the United States. The country’s creation was undoubtedly an appropriate response to the long record of crimes against Jews, but it also brought about fresh crimes against a largely innocent third party: the Palestinians.

    19- This was well understood by Israel’s early leaders. David Ben-Gurion told Nahum Goldmann, the president of the World Jewish Congress: “If I were an Arab leader I would never make terms with Israel. That is natural: we have taken their country . . . We come from Israel, but two thousand years ago, and what is that to them? There has been anti-semitism, the Nazis, Hitler, Auschwitz, but was that their fault? They only see one thing: we have come here and stolen their country. Why should they accept that?”

    20- Israel’s backers also portray it as a country that has sought peace at every turn and shown great restraint even when provoked. The Arabs, by contrast, are said to have acted with great wickedness. Yet on the ground, Israel’s record is not distinguishable from that of its opponents. Ben-Gurion acknowledged that the early Zionists were far from benevolent towards the Palestinian Arabs, who resisted their encroachments – which is hardly surprising, given that the Zionists were trying to create their own state on Arab land. In the same way, the creation of Israel in 1947-48 involved acts of ethnic cleansing, including executions, massacres and rapes by Jews, and Israel’s subsequent conduct has often been brutal, belying any claim to moral superiority. Between 1949 and 1956, for example, Israeli security forces killed between 2700 and 5000 Arab infiltrators, the overwhelming majority of them unarmed. The IDF murdered hundreds of Egyptian prisoners of war in both the 1956 and 1967 wars, while in 1967, it expelled between 100,000 and 260,000 Palestinians from the newly conquered West Bank, and drove 80,000 Syrians from the Golan Heights.

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    The Zionist State Has No Right to Exist

    Justin Keating on Israel

    The Dubliner, November 2005

    I have a tree in Israel, and I once had a certificate to prove it. In about 1950 a lady from a Zionist organisation planted it for my support of the Zionist Youth Movement in Ireland. But it is all so long ago that it has probably been cut down by now, and I have lost the certificate. At the time, like many young Europeans with left-wing views, as the full horrors of Nazi genocide became known, I supported the new state. But now I have totally changed my mind.

    I have reached the conclusion that the Zionists have absolutely no right in what they call Israel, that they have built their state not beside but on top of the Palestinian people, and that there can be no peace as long as contemporary Israel retains its present form. I hasten to make clear that none of this gives me any pleasure, but in the great scheme of things my personal wishes do not weigh heavily in the scale pans of history. I wish I did not think what I do, I hope I am wrong. My conclusions are based on the answers to five questions.

    1- Did the Jews of the Old Testament come from what is now Israel? The answer is No.

    2- Are the Jews of the world today simply the descendants of the people of the Diaspora two thousand years ago? The answer is, only in part.

    3- Does the right of return apply to people who occupied some land two thousand years ago for a historically brief period, to the detriment of those who have been there since? Obviously no. Imagine a world where every people claimed that right.

    4- Did the Balfour Declaration give the Zionists the right to establish a state in Israel? The answer is no. At the time the British Government had no right to give.

    5- Did the United Nations Resolution of November 1947 give Zionists the right to establish the present state of Israel? The answer is no, and they have continuously and relentlessly violated that resolution for more than half a century, so that any tatters that now remain are void, by their action.

    I want briefly to look at each point separately. Some of what I say is taken from a book called My People by Abba Eban, who was Israeli Foreign Minister. He says the Hebrew Tribes came out of Mesopotamia. They moved from Ur in southwest Mesopotamia to Haran, in northwest Mesopotamia. It was here that Abraham was told, by the God that the Jews had invented to leave his land and kinsmen for a new country. Obedient to the divine voice, he moved into western Palestine, the land of the Canaanites. The above is loosely but accurately quoted from Eban. It follows that the Jews came from far away, that they claimed the land of Canaan because their God gave it to them, and there were Canaanites there already. Israel’s Declaration of Independence in 1948 states, “The Land of Israel was the birthplace of the Jewish people.” This was a self serving and untruthful Zionist myth.

    My second point is that the assumption that the Jews of the world (all of whom claim the right of return) are descendants of the Diaspora takes no account of the Kingdom of the Khazars, about whom Arthur Koestler wrote a book arguing that he and other Ashkanazi Jews were their descendents. Also, it assumes that no Jewish girl ever got pregnant (over 2,000 years) by a non-Jew, and brought the child home to her parents, and it also forgets that the converted wives or husbands who were born non-Jewish can, on conversion, claim the right of return.

    Point three: At the time of the Balfour Declaration, the Ottoman Empire, which was the ruling power in Palestine, was falling apart, but the British Government had no rights in the area. The Declaration was made to a private person, the head of the Rothschild family, and while Balfour was promising the Jews a nation home in Palestine, T.E. Lawrence was promising the same thing to Palestinian Arabs. In law and in equity it has no validity.

    Finally, when the United Nations passed its historic resolution (with Britain abstaining) it was a plan for partition. What was new and crucial was that it recognized Jewish sovereignty. The flight of the ignorant Palestinian peasants was founded on such atrocities as the massacre at Deir Yasin where Zionist terrorists filled the well with slaughtered peasants, and went to adjoining villages saying, “Look what happened over there.” In addition, there were bogus broadcasts purporting to come from Palestinian leaders, advising flight. The Jewish-Arab partnership, pleaded for so eloquently by David Ben Gurion -“based on equality and mutual assistance,” to quote his words – was from the beginning a lie which Zionist fundamentalists did not believe

    Those same fundamentalists, who are in the ascendant now, can only say, “We are here because our God gave it to us.” That is too weak for me I’m afraid.

    All of this is a huge tragedy for ordinary Zionist people, who have been led up a blind alley by fanatics. But it is more. Jews have made an immense contribution to civilization, developing as they were between the great empires of Mesopotamia and the Nile, with both of which they had intimate contact, and by which they wanted to avoid being swallowed. They developed a religion and an ethos based on independence, liberty and democracy to which we all owe a debt. That religion is based on the twin concepts of Law and Righteousness, which inspired over the millennia extraordinary contributions to culture and morality. All admirable. In Israel/Palestine, where are they now?

    Zionists have betrayed all of this, and that is a tragedy not just for Jews, but for all of us.

  • Helen4Yemen

    5 Reasons Why I’m A Christian Who Stopped Supporting Israel
    November 5, 2015 by Benjamin L. Corey
    Gaza Bombing
    Growing up conservative Evangelical, we loved Israel as much as we loved America– probably even more.
    And why not, right?
    We truly believed that among the world’s nations, God actually has a favorite– and that he will curse anyone who doesn’t blindly support his team.
    When you sincerely believe that, there’s little room left for actually thinking, because anything you see is filtered and given meaning by the narrative we were given at church. This false narrative we’re told about Israel makes it almost impossible to see the situation fairly or clearly, because we become victims of confirmation bias– we’re only willing to consider evidence that verifies the narrative we were taught.
    As an adult at seminary studying theology and international culture, I finally broke free from the confirmation bias that had caused me to support Israel and ignore Palestinian suffering. As such, I now see the Israel and Palestinian conflict in a completely different light– one where my Christian faith itself dictates that I cannot stand with Israel and still be faithful to Jesus.
    Here are 5 reasons why I stopped supporting Israel:
    __ 5. I realized that loving Jewish people was completely different from supporting the modern, secular state of Israel.
    Many quickly confuse loving Jewish people with supporting Israel– but a religion/people group and a secular nation state are not the same thing. For example, one can be opposed to US policy without being “anti-American.” In the same way, one can look at Israel and say, “Wow, this is absolutely wrong” without being anti-semitic (though that’s the first thing you’ll be accused of).
    I love the Jewish people because as a Jesus follower, I love all people. But I do not– I cannot– support Israel as a nation, precisely because I love all people.
    __ 4. I realized Israel was a violent military occupation, much like the one Jesus lived under.
    I used to think the Israel was a peaceful nation who just wanted to mind their own business but couldn’t because those darned Muslims wouldn’t leave them alone, but that’s not the case at all. Israel is a violent military occupation, with no end in sight.
    Where Palestinians once lived in peace and security, they now live under military rule by a foreign military that controls nearly all aspects of their daily lives. Their access to water is tightly restricted, their movement is restricted, and they are denied security in their homes by military forces who often stage middle-of-the-night raids under the accusation of “rock throwing.”
    Furthermore, children are often Israeli targets and are imprisoned and tortured by Israeli solders. There have even been cases of Israeli soldiers shooting Palestinian children for sport. How a Christian can support this is literally unfathomable to me.
    __ 3. I realized Palestinians weren’t terrorists, but a frustrated people living under apartheid.
    Imagine it this way: what if you woke up one morning and world leaders had given the Southern United States to Russia, to be a country for displaced Russians? The Russians arrive, kick you off the land that’s been in your family for generations, confiscate your homes and possessions, burn your farms, and put everyone into refugee camps or segregated into ghettos, which are then policed by the Russian military.
    Would it not be understandable that once in a while you’d attack the Russian soldiers? In fact, if that were in America, most conservatives would call it self defense.
    While I am against all violence, it’s important to understand why violence happens, and in this case it is quite understandable that such an oppressed people would resort to violence against the oppressors. However, this violence is not about Muslims hating Jews– it’s about people being tired of an occupying army taking their homes, their land, and harming their children. Truth be told, as wrong as I believe it is, I’d be tempted to throw a few rocks too.
    __ 2. I realized Israel continues to steal land and violate international law.
    I once thought that Israel just wanted to peacefully exist, but the truth is they are on a violent conquest to take all the land they can get– even though it is a total violation of international law.
    Day by day new Israeli settlements crop up on land that still belongs to Palestinians. Quite often the Israelis will burn down Palestinian crops before harvest (this is in the news often), and try to take Palestinian land by terroristic force. Illegal settlers have firebombed Palestinian homes, most recently burning a baby and mother to death. Settlers recently even attacked a Rabbi who had previous work with Christian Peacemakers, showing they’re willing to not just attack Palestinians, but even their own peacemakers.
    This reminds me of someone who once said, “Oh Jerusalem! You who kill the prophets and stone those God sends to you.” (That was Jesus, BTW.)
    Until Israel stops violently and unapologetically violating international law by their conquest for more land, they could never have my support.
    __ 1. I realized Christians were being persecuted and oppressed, and I choose to stand with them.
    One of the ways Evangelicalism continues selling support for Israel is by painting this as a Muslim vs Jew situation– but that’s not reality. This is a situation of a violent, secular nation state, who is oppressing a group of people that include Christians.
    Palestinians include both Muslims and Christians, and Christians are being just as persecuted as the rest of Palestinians. Israel has targeted Christian schools while Christians in the West remained silent. Christian churches and institutions have a long history of being burned and vandalized by the Israelis. Furthermore, Christians have lamented that the Israelis spit on them as they walk down the street, with many Christians ultimately accepting that being spat on in Israel is part of daily life. (Can you imagine if it were the Muslims doing that? Conservative leaders would be calling for war.)
    And this is perhaps the top reason why I no longer support Israel: to do so would be a complete betrayal of my Christian brothers and sisters who suffer under anti-Christian persecution in Israel.

    So, your pastor growing up taught you to support Israel.
    I get it. Mine did too. As a result, I blindly supported Israel for many years– even to the point of voting for candidates I thought would be the most pro-Israel.
    But now that I have set aside my bias, and been willing to consider the facts as they are, I realize I can’t support Israel and still be faithful to Jesus.

  • Helen4Yemen

    JFK: I WAS ELECTED BY THE JEWS

    16 July 1965 Interview of Ben Gurion (Source: jfklibrary)

    __ BEN-GURION: Can I tell you something that is not to be published, which is only to be used for the Archives?

    __ BAYNE: This is it.

    __ BEN-GURION: You see, while we were talking he (Kennedy) stood up and took me to a corner far away from the people there. There was Mr. Talbot, our Ambassador, and (Kennedy’s) secretary, Mr. Feldman. He took me away from them and said, “ I was elected by the Jews.
    .” Later, I understood this is usual in America. He said to me, “You know I was elected by the Jews. I have to do something for them.”
    I was shocked. I’m a foreigner; I represent a small state. I didn’t come to him as a Jew, as a voter. And he told me, “You know, I was elected by the Jews of New York. I will do something for you.”
    I was a little shocked when he said it to me. Then we went back and continued our conversation. This I remember because I was thoroughly impressed, but later I understood that this is usual and in keeping with American politics.

    __ BAYNE: I see. He wouldn’t have wanted that, perhaps, an open admission of history, but to international relations…

    __ BEN-GURION: Yes. He took me into a corner at a far away table because we were sitting all together here, and took me over—something like that. [Laughter]

    https://www. jfklibrary. org/Asset-Viewer/Archives/JFKOH-DB-01.aspx

  • Helen4Yemen

    The Madagascar Plan to remove European Jewry

    Germany attempted to send all European Jews to the Island of Madagascar.

    Text of the Madagascar Proposal to remove all European Jews

    The approaching victory gives Germany the possibility, and in my view also the duty, of solving the Jewish question in Europe. The desirable solution is: all Jews out of Europe.

    The task of the Foreign Ministry in this is:

    a) To include this demand in the Peace Treaty and to insist on it also by means of separate negotiations with the European countries not involved in the Peace Treaty;

    b) to secure the territory necessary for the settlement of the Jews in the Peace Treaty, and to determine principles for the cooperation of the enemy countries in this problem;

    c) to determine the position under international law of the new Jewish overseas settlement;

    d) as preparatory measures:

    1) clarification of the wishes and plans of the departments concerned of the Party, State and Research organizations in Germany, and the coordination of these plans with the wishes of the Reich Foreign Minister, including the following:

    2) preparation of a survey of the factual data available in various places (number of Jews in the various countries), use of their financial assets through an international bank;

    3) negotiations with our friend, Italy, on these matters.

    With regard to beginning the preparatory work, Section D III has already approached the Reich Foreign Minister via the Department Germany [interior affairs], and has been instructed by him to start on the preparatory work without delay. There have already been discussions with the Office of the Reichsfuehrer SS in the Ministry of Interior and several departments of the Party. These departments approve the following plan of Section D III:

    Section D III proposes as a solution of the Jewish question: In the Peace Treaty France must make the island of Madagascar available for the solution of the Jewish question, and to resettle and compensate the approximately 25,000 French citizens living there. The island will be transferred to Germany under a mandate. Diégo Suarez Bay and the port of Antsirane, which are [sea-] strategically important, will become German naval bases (if the Navy wishes, these naval bases could be extended also to the harbors – open road-steads – Tamatave, Andevorante, Mananjara, etc.). In addition to these naval bases, suitable areas of the country will be excluded from the Jewish territory (Judenterritorium) for the construction of air bases. That part of the island not required for military purposes will be placed under the administration of a German Police Governor, who will be under the administration of the Reichsfuehrer SS. Apart from this, the Jews will have their own administration in this territory: their own mayors, police, postal and railroad administration, etc. The Jews will be jointly liable for the value of the island. For this purpose their former European financial assets will be transferred for use to a European bank to be established for this purpose. Insofar as the assets are not sufficient to pay for the land which they will receive, and for the purchase of necessary commodities in Europe for the development of the island, the Jews will be able to receive bank credits from the same bank.

    As Madagascar will only be a Mandate, the Jews living there will not acquire German citizenship. On the other hand, the Jews deported to Madagascar will lose their citizenship of European countries from the date of deportation. Instead, they will become residents of the Mandate of Madagascar.

    This arrangement would prevent the possible establishment in Palestine by the Jews of a Vatican State of their own, and the opportunity for them to exploit for their own purposes the symbolic importance which Jerusalem has for the Christian and Mohammedan parts of the world. Moreover, the Jews will remain in German hands as a pledge for the future good behavior of the members of their race in America.

    Use can be made for propaganda purposes of the generosity shown by Germany in permitting cultural, economic, administrative and legal self-administration to the Jews; it can be emphasized at the same time that our German sense of responsibility towards the world forbids us to make the gift of a sovereign state to a race which has had no independent state for thousands of years: this would still require the test of history.

    signed Rademacher
    Berlin, July 3, 1940

    Source: JewishVirtualLibrary

  • Helen4Yemen

    BENNY MORRIS:

    1) “The revised book is a double-edged sword. It is based on many documents that were not available to me when I wrote the original book, most of them from the Israel Defense Forces Archives. What the new material shows is that there were far more Israeli acts of massacre than I had previously thought. To my surprise, there were also many cases of rape. In the months of April-May 1948, units of the Haganah [the pre-state defense force that was the precursor of the IDF] were given operational orders that stated explicitly that they were to uproot the villagers, expel them and destroy the villages themselves.
    2) In Acre four soldiers raped a girl and murdered her and her father. In Jaffa, soldiers of the Kiryati Brigade raped one girl and tried to rape several more. At Hunin, which is in the Galilee, two girls were raped and then murdered. There were one or two cases of rape at Tantura, south of Haifa. There was one case of rape at Qula, in the center of the country. At the village of Abu Shusha, near Kibbutz Gezer [in the Ramle area] there were four female prisoners, one of whom was raped a number of times. And there were other cases. Usually more than one soldier was involved. usually there were one or two Palestinian girls. In a large proportion of the cases the event ended with murder. Because neither the victims nor the rapists liked to report these events, we have to assume that the dozen cases of rape that were reported, which I found, are not the whole story. They are just the tip of the iceberg.”
    3) In some cases four or five people were executed, in others the numbers were 70, 80, 100. There was also a great deal of arbitrary killing. Two old men are spotted walking in a field – they are shot. A woman is found in an abandoned village – she is shot. There are cases such as the village of Dawayima [in the Hebron region], in which a column entered the village with all guns blazing and killed anything that moved.
    4) “The worst cases were Saliha (70-80 killed), Deir Yassin (100-110), Lod (250), Dawayima (hundreds) and perhaps Abu Shusha (70). There is no unequivocal proof of a large-scale massacre at Tantura, but war crimes were perpetrated there. At Jaffa there was a massacre about which nothing had been known until now. The same at Arab al Muwassi, in the north. About half of the acts of massacre were part of Operation Hiram [in the north, in October 1948]: at Safsaf, Saliha, Jish, Eilaboun, Arab al Muwasi, Deir al Asad, Majdal Krum, Sasa. In Operation Hiram there was a unusually high concentration of executions of people against a wall or next to a well in an orderly fashion.
    5) “That can’t be chance. It’s a pattern. Apparently, various officers who took part in the operation understood that the expulsion order they received permitted them to do these deeds in order to encourage the population to take to the roads. The fact is that no one was punished for these acts of murder. Ben-Gurion silenced the matter. He covered up for the officers who did the massacres.”
    6) One of the revelations in the book is that on October 31, 1948, the commander of the Northern Front, Moshe Carmel, issued an order in writing to his units to expedite the removal of the Arab population. Carmel took this action immediately after a visit by Ben-Gurion to the Northern Command in Nazareth. There is no doubt in my mind that this order originated with Ben-Gurion. Just as the expulsion order for the city of Lod, which was signed by Yitzhak Rabin, was issued immediately after Ben-Gurion visited the headquarters of Operation Dani [July 1948].”
    7) “From April 1948, Ben-Gurion is projecting a message of transfer. There is no explicit order of his in writing, there is no orderly comprehensive policy, but there is an atmosphere of [population] transfer. The transfer idea is in the air. The entire leadership understands that this is the idea. The officer corps understands what is required of them. Under Ben-Gurion, a consensus of transfer is created.”
    8) “Of course Ben-Gurion was a transferist. He understood that there could be no Jewish state with a large and hostile Arab minority in its midst. There would be no such state. It would not be able to exist.”
    9) “Ben-Gurion was right. If he had not done what he did, a state would not have come into being. That has to be clear. It is impossible to evade it. Without the uprooting of the Palestinians, a Jewish state would not have arisen here.”
    10) That is what Zionism faced. A Jewish state would not have come into being without the uprooting of 700,000 Palestinians. Therefore it was necessary to uproot them. There was no choice but to expel that population. It was necessary to cleanse the hinterland and cleanse the border areas and cleanse the main roads.

  • Helen4Yemen

    How Palestine was stolen – from the Truman Online Library Read how American Jews impersonated President Truman and called poor African and Asian nations and told them it was Truman speaking to them on the phone and unless they voted for the Jews’ state that the funds promised to them by the American government would be cut off. The presidents of many of these poor countries believed it was Truman they were speaking to and worried of losing the promised funds switched their vote from ‘no’ to ‘yes’ and that was how this ‘state’ was created. This information is posted at none other than the Truman Online Library.

    These quotes from the above mentioned interview of Edwin M Wright

    In other words, the State Department didn’t even know who was making the decisions. Mr. Truman himself has the most remarkable of all statements in there, a memo that’s quoted, in which he says, Something’s going on and I don’t know what it is. Somebody called up the President of Haiti and he said that it was I. He said, ‘We want you to vote for the Zionist program.’ As a result the President of Haiti changed his vote to satisfy what he thought was me. I don’t know who this fellow was that called him up.”

    In other words, somebody impersonated President Truman and threatened the President of Haiti. There were people who used President Truman’s voice and name and he didn’t know who they were. The State Department never found out who they were, but this is the way decisions are made in Washington. I think I know who that fellow was. It was Robert Nathan, because I met Robert Nathan frequently at the U.N. I had met him out in the Middle East, and he was the one who was running to the telephone booth and calling up the President of Liberia, calling up Costa

    Rica, telling them, “Unless you will vote for our program, we will see to it that the American interhighway system is not built through your country.” These people assumed that Nathan and Co. were acting for America and nobody had consulted them at all. This kind of thing went on at the U.N. and in Washington and if you want the documentary proof of it, it’s in Mr. Truman’s statement.

    Before I read this statement of Mr. Truman’s I’ll have to explain what the situation was. There was tremendous pressure upon the governments of other countries to vote for the partition program, which the Zionists had accepted. I was at the U.N. and was Mr. Henderson’s assistant and was there when he read some of these memos. I was reporting back to the State Department what was happening at the U.N.

    There were a number of Jewish Zionists at the U.N., like Robert Nathan, Bernard Baruch, and various other people, who were calling up the chiefs of other states and saying, “Unless you vote for this partition program, the United States will not build a road in your country; will not help you in aid or will not do something else.” They were pretending they had the authority of the President of the United States to determine policy, when they were just one individual operating on their own. They had no authority, no official position, but they were using the importance of the United States as a threat against these countries.

    Mr. Romulo, who was the Ambassador from the Philippines, had initially stood against this program; did not want the Zionist state. They have a lot of Moslems in the Philippines and they were afraid that this would create trouble.

    Romulo left Washington and flew to the Philippines. When he got there, the Philippine President called him in saying, “You know, I have information from Washington that if we vote the way you have stated, we’re not going to get any American aid. We’re going to change our vote.”

    Our ambassador also reported that the President had said that he had gotten this threat and was changing his vote.

    Upon this we immediately notified Mr. Truman and sent these documents right to him. “This is what is happening. These various Jewish representatives are simply using the authority of the United States, without any responsibility, in order to threaten people to vote for that program.”

    On December the 11th, Mr. Truman wrote this letter to Secretary of State Acheson:

    I read with a lot of interest your memorandum on the 10th in regards to the Philippine situation. [That’s the one I’ve just described.] It seems to me that if our delegation to the United Nations is to be interfered with by members of the United States Senate and by pressure groups in this country, we will be helping the United Nations down the road to failure. The conversation between the President of the Philippines and our Ambassador is most interesting. I have a report from Haiti in which it is stated that our consul in Haiti approached the President of that country and suggested to him that for his own good, he should order the vote of his country changed, claiming that he had instructions from me to make such a statement to the President of Haiti. As you very well know, I refused to make statements to any country on the subject of his vote in the United Nations. It is perfectly apparent that pressure groups will succeed in putting the United Nations out of business if this sort of thing is continued and I am very anxious that it be stopped.

    Harry S. Truman

    That’s an official document. Somebody represented himself as the President of the United States to some foreign countries. This was the kind of threat that the Zionists used to change votes at that last session when finally it was voted by a small majority of two or three.”

    https://www*trumanlibrary*org/oralhist/wright*htm

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  • Helen4Yemen

    PHILIP GIRALDI:

    “The problem with Israel and its friends is that they are never satisfied and never leave the rest of us Americans alone, pushing constantly at what is essentially an open door. They have treated the United States like a doormat, spying on us more than any ostensibly friendly nation while pocketing our $38 billion donation to their expanding state without so much as a thank you. They are shameless.”

    • peepsqueek

      Christ Killers and the inferior race doctrine was not good enough for you, now “The Jews” are pocketing American taxpayers money. Nice try! Nice of you to omit the yearly cost to the US taxpayers to address all the problems, conflicts, border wars, tens of millions of displaced people in and from Islamic Countries, patrolling the high seas, etc. Airports around the world have been on higher alert and had to develop new systems of security. And it is not because they are afraid of an angry Jew committing a religious obligation of jihad against infidels. And yes, I agree that most Muslims are good people, but that has no effect on the the daily acts of terrorism that we see in the international news everyday in the name of Islam.

  • Helen4Yemen

    ZIONISM = JUDAISM

    Part II ZIONISM AND THE PALESTINIANS (Torah, Zionism and Palestine by Edwin M. Wright)

    From 63 B.C. to A.D. 1897, any idea of a Jewish state in Palestine was a Messianic dream but in that latter year of the nineteenth century appeared Theodore Herzl’s book, Der Judenstaat (The Jewish State), which led to the establishment of the World Zionist Organization and, eventually, in A.D. 1948, to a new Zionist State of Israel. Herzl had to practice what David Ben-Gurion called “duplicity” to gain support in Europe. It was necessary to portray the future Jewish state in the Zeitgeist of its day – as a colonial adventure.4 The Jewish State outlines how immigration to Palestine is to be organized but of far greater importance to the historian are the Diaries in which Herzl describes his cleverness and tactics and his eventual hopes. A decade earlier the phrase “anti-Semitism” had been coined and this became the pivot around which all Herzl’s ideas revolved. Whether or not Herzl recognized it, his ideas were expressed in secular language but were thinly veiled interpretations of Torah dogmas. The Torah divides humankind into the Holy Community of the Covenant and the unclean, uncircumcised goyim. Herzl uses the same sweep-ing division of mankind into Zionists and anti-Semites. Zionists are the persecuted and oppressed Jews who long for a Jewish state of their own. All the rest of humankind are anti-Semites and will eventually destroy the Jew. There is no escape from this universal anti-Semitism. The only hope is for all Jews to migrate to this Jewish state when possible. If Jews do not migrate, but choose to stay where they are after the creation of the state, they are in reality anti-Semites themselves and if they only give money but do not migrate, they are but anti-Semites dressed up in the robes of Jewish philanthropy. So the territory of the Jewish state must be large enough to assure room for all Jews – from Suez to the mountains of Cappodocia (in Anatolia).

    To accomplish this, it was essential to become the ally of a superior colonial empire. Herzl’s Diaries describe his efforts to sell this program to Great Britain, Kaiser Wilhelm, Victor Emmanuel, the Ottoman Sultan and finally, to Von Plehve in Russia, all of which failed. He was worried lest many Jews would not migrate but he took hope that the greatest ally of Zionism would be anti-Semitism: “The anti-Semites will be our reliable friends, the anti-Semitic nations our allies.” Herzl never mentions the Arabs or Palestinians in the above books, though he visited Palestine. But there appears the ghost of the Torah – “Expel the non-Jewish inhabitants from Holy Israel” – in the following passage from the Diaries:

    We must expropriate gently the private property on the estates assigned to us. We shall try to spirit the penniless population across the border by procuring employment for it in the transit countries, while denying it employment in our own country … both the process of expropriation and the removal of the poor must be carried out discreetly and circumspectly ….5

    but only after the natives had exterminated the dangerous snakes and wild animals with which Jews are unfamiliar. The “natives” must leave the area neat and clean (sauber) for the incoming Jews. In all of Herzl’s writings there is only one reference to an Arab, Rashid Bey, who thanks the Jews for bringing civilization to Israel. This Herzlian act of “NOT TO SEE AN ARAB,” i.e., of discounting or minimizing the presence of Arabs in Palestine, is typical of much Zionist propaganda.

    In Shakespeare’s “Macbeth,” the blood of Banquo had left an indelible print on Lady Macbeth’s hand. She tried to wash it off but it kept reappearing. Finally, in desperation, she exclaimed, “Out damned spot!” but it wouldn’t go away. The same is true of Zionism. The “damned spot” is the priestly command to exterminate the non-Jew from the Holy Land. It appeared, with disastrous results, in the Hasmonaean rule; later, during the long period of the Exile, it seems to have evaporated. But with the first documents of Herzl’s memoirs, it reappears in secular form. From then on, it appears in repeated statements whenever Zionist propaganda is sounded.

    After the death of Theodore Herzl, the banner of Zionism was picked up by Chaim Weizman. He persuaded the United Kingdom that a Zionist state in Palestine would serve British imperial interests. In 1917, in a letter to Lord Cecil, Weizmann urged Great Britain, after the conquest of Palestine, “to hold it in trust for the Jews,” to withhold majority rule from the Arabs and to suppress any rebellion by the Arabs until sufficient Jews could come and establish a Jewish state. The Arabs were not to be informed of this plan. They were to be cleared out of Palestine in due time.6

    Weizmann and his successor have perfected the art of political ventriloquism, i.e., not to label a statement as coming from a Zionist source but to get some influential gentile to repeat it so as to disguise its origin. This art has been perfected in the U.S. Most Zionist propaganda appears in the speeches of politicians who are candidating for office as if the idea were their own. But a little research reveals the fine hand of a Zionist speech writer which is properly camouflaged. Or it may appear in the U.S. mass media or from a churchman who has little or no acquaintance with Zionist plans, goals or methods. Using this device, Weizmann, after strenuous efforts, prevailed upon Lord Balfour in Great Britain to announce the famous Balfour Declaration in 1917 and, thereby, married Zionist ideology to British imperial colonialism. But Zionism played the role of the nagging wife who kept increasing her demands. The reluctant husband kept trying to reduce his commitments, sensing they were damaging to his larger interests. So friction marked the marital history. Great Britain reduced its commitment in 1923 by withdrawing Transjordan from the Palestine Mandate. A group denounced Great Britain as violating the promises and went into opposition, the Revisionist Party.

    https://disqus*com/home/discussion/channel-semite/torah_zionism_and_palestine_by_edwin_m_wright/

  • ricck lineheart

    As an American and a taxpayer I see this support of Israel as an unlawful contract existing between U.S. weapons manufactures and sold out politicians . Wealthy Jews rule every vote and move in U.S. Congress and its a well known fact . I only wish some other country could adopt these hateful spiteful butchers .