This is the sound of anti-semitism. It knows no boundaries. The sound travels through time, crosses generations, gender, religion, race, culture, ethnicity, nationality.
Take the time to listen to all the sounds. Hopefully, you’ll hear the hate and know that you must not allow the sounds of hate to overcome the sound of reason.
Turkish Muslim immigrants to the Netherlands have expressed their admiration for Nazism and hatred of Jews during recent interviews on Dutch TV. Hitler “should have killed all Jews.”
This is the most recent voice, but it isn’t a lonely voice. It’s part of a choir of hateful sounds.
The John Birch Society declared Israel a “predatory state built on “stolen land” whose strength comes from a function of wealth, power, and influence world Jewry especially American Jews.”
In 1967 the Black Panthers stridently called for the abolition of the Zionist State.
The June, 1967 issue “Black Power,” contained a poem entitled “Jew-Land.”
Jew-Land, On a summer afternoon, Really, Couldn’t kill the Jews too soon, Now dig. The Jews have stolen our bread Their filthy women tricked our men into bed So I won’t rest until the Jews are dead . . . In Jew-Land, Don’t be a Tom on Israel’s side Really, Cause that’s where Christ was crucified.
August 30, 1969 issue of “Black Panther” carried an article “Zionism (Kosher Nationalism) + Imperialism = Fascism” and spoke of “the fascist pigs.”
This despite the fact the Jewish people, including Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel, stood side by side with Martin Luther King in the Civil Rights marches in 1965. Jews were murdered alongside black Americans.
The Palestinian committees founded by the German New Left wrote the 1972 murder of Israeli athletes in Munich was a “brave and resolute action of the Palestinian revolutionaries.”
In 1975 The United Nations declared Zionism to be racism. This declaration was supported by totalitarians and dictators of the member countries of the UN. Daniel Patrick Moynihan, representing the United States rose up and delivered a “devastating speech in the General Assembly thundering against the hypocrisy and unvarnished anti-semitism of the countries attacking Israel.”
December 2002, David Ahenakew, the former national chief of the Assembly of First Nations told a Saskatoon Star Phoenix reporter:
The Jews damn near owned all of Germany prior to the war. That’s how Hitler came in. And he was going to make damn sure that the Jews didn’t take over Germany or Europe. That’s why he fried six million of those guys, you know. Jews would have owned the goddamned world.
Ahenakew said “Look at here in Canada, Asper. Izzy Asper. He controls the media. Well, what the hell does that tell you?”
In November 2003 at a rally outside Marks & Spencer in London, England called “Isolate the Racist Zionist State,” many comments were made regarding the Jews and Israel.One elegantly dressed businessman stated:
I love and revere the suicide bombers. Every time I hear of a suicide bomb going off I wish it had been eighty or ninety Jews instead of a pitiful handful.
In 2005 Jeremy Corbin, British Labour MP called for boycotts of Israel, and organizations were demanding the dismantling of the Jewish State. Andrew Birgin, of the Stop the War Coalition said, “When there is real democracy, there will be no more Israel.”
George Galloway, left-wing leader of the Respect Party in Britain branded Israel a criminal terrorist state.
In 2006 Galloway saluted Hezbollah; “I glorify the Hezbollah national resistance movement and I glorify the leader of Hezbollah, Sheik Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah.”
In 2009 Galloway, accused the Jewish State of “playing mini-Mengele” with incarcerated Palestinians. He referred to Gaza as a modern day concentration camp, a new Warsaw ghetto and equated the Jews of Israel with the Nazis who murdered the Jews in Europe.
In June 2010 Galloway referred to Israel as a lunatic state.
Most recently, he walked out of a debate when he realized that he was debating a Jew. His Respect Party has expressed full support for Hamas and Hezbollah-allies of Iran who are totally committed to the destruction of Israel.
In 2009 Hugo Chavez, the socialist leader of Venezuela, accused Israel of carrying out a holocaust against the Palestinians in Gaza. He attacked the US as a satanic fascist imperialist Empire of evil and Israel as its terrorist tool. He shared his views while in Iran beside Ahmadinejad.
In Damascus 2009 Chavez screamed the need to end Israel’s Nazi crimes in Lebanon and Palestine. Chavez used Jews as scapegoats.
In Spain where the Jews represent 0.05% of the population, the socialist prime minister, Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero suggested there might be reasons “someone might justify the Holocaust.” A poll shows that a majority of Spaniards believe that “Jews have too much power in international market.”
Greta Berlin, the founder of the Free Gaza Movement, accidentally twittered to the world, “Zionism operated the concentration camps and helped murder millions of innocent Jews.” October 2010.
She went further in this twitter to link to Eustace Mullins, who said, “This religious ceremony of drinking the blood of an innocent gentile child as basic to the Jew’s entire concept of his existence as a parasite, living off the blood of the host.”
On December 20, 2006, Mullins appeared as a guest on a white supremacist Internet-based radio show run by neo-Nazi Alex Linder. A Web page announcing the program promoted Mullin’s book, The Biological Jew, a virulently anti-Semitic book in which Mullins calls the very existence of Jews a “hate crime against nature.”
FGM board member Desmond Tutu caricatured the Jewish people as an arrogant “peculiar people” and condemned Israel as “un-Christian.”
In Sweden there is an increase in anti-Semitic events. The Holocaust is called Zionist propaganda; there’s undisguised admiration for Hitler and regret he hadn’t killed more Jews. There are 18,000 Jews amongst 9.5 million Swedes.
Today, in Greece, an economically bankrupt country, a new party is gaining popularity-The Golden Dawn. Its base is growing from anti-social Neo-Nazis to the more moderate middle ground. Party leader Nikolaos Michaloliakos has denied the Holocaust; party members give the Nazi salute.
Golden Dawn MP and spokesman Ilias Kasidiaris read from the Protocols of Zion a hate-filled, conspiracy-theory anti-semitic book. The reading boosted the popularity of the party. There are 11 million citizens in Greece; 5,000 are Jews: the remnant of the Jewish presence that began 2,400 years ago.
Iran is promising to annihilate Israel. The Jews are “the filthiest and greatest of criminals, who [only] appear to be human,” said Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
In August 2012 Ahmadinejad said, as reported by the official Islamic Republic News Agency:
“The very existence of the Zionist regime is an insult to humankind and an affront to all world nations,” and “Confronting Zionists will also pave the way for saving the whole humankind from exploitation, depravity and misery.”
Ahmadinejad spoke about Jerusalem Day, al Quds Day. He said it was “an occasion for all human communities to wipe out this scarlet letter, meaning the Zionist regime, from the forehead of humanity.”
Now based in Qatar, Yusuf al Qaradawi the prominent Islamic cleric has called upon Muslims to murder pregnant Jewish women in order to prevent the creation of additional ”Zionist soldiers.” The Egyptian-born al Qaradawi has been calling openly for the murder of Jews and suicide bombings against civilians in Israel, while also routinely denying the Holocaust. Due to his extreme views and preaching of violence, al Qaradawi has been barred entry to the U.S. and the U.K.
And then there is Hamas. “Killing Jews is worship that draws us all together.”
British born fashion designer, John Galliano declared while dining out in Paris February 28, 2011: “I love Hitler,” and, “People like you would be dead. Your mothers, your forefathers, would all be f**king gassed.”
July 3, 2012 Nation of Islam (NOI) leader Louis Farrakhan used his platform at the NOI’s Mosque Maryam in Chicago on Sunday to lead his audience in an anti-Semitic tirade.
He quoted from his book Secret Relationship.
“White people are wise and the wisest of white people are the members of the Jewish community… You can’t go nowhere in their world without paying obeisance to them.”
Egyptian leader Mohammed Morsi said January 2013 “We must never forget, brothers, to nurse our children and our grandchildren on hatred for them: for Zionists, for Jews.” Egyptian children “must feed on hatred; hatred must continue,” he said. “The hatred must go on for God and as a form of worshiping him.” He calls Jews descendants of apes and pigs and calls for the removal of all Jews from Arab lands.
January 9, 2012-Morsi spoke of the war against the descendants of apes and pigs.
Listen to al Quds Day at Queen’s Park August 28, 2011.
Here is the link to all the videos.
Unless otherwise stated, quotes are from R.S. Wistrich: From Ambivalence to Betrayal
There is no ending to this blog and there won’t be until the wise of the world stand up and say no to this hate.
From the Ethics of the Fathers: “Rabbi Tarfon used to say, it is not incumbent upon you to complete the task, but you are not exempt from undertaking it.”