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"Torah-true Jews wish to live in peace and harmony with their neighbors in every country among the community of nations, including in historic Palestine.  They deplore acts and policies of violence..."

 

Jews versus Zionism 
STIFLING IMPORTANT DEBATE
Posted April 7, 2004 thepeoplesvoice.org

By: Ted Lang


No area on Earth is more volatile as is the socially and politically unstable Middle East.  The on-going conflict between Arab and Jew threatens to engulf the entire world in nuclear conflict.  The recent terrorist activities, even in the repressive regime of Uzbekistan, and in Pakistan also, both currently allies of the United States, as well as the increasing friction between Mainland China and Taiwan, exemplify the potential hotspots all over the world.  And never mind the continuing terrorist plots uncovered here in the US as well as the UK.

Are these the peace dividends we are now reaping from the "collapse" of communism?  Are these the fruits of the end of the Cold War?  President George W. Bush has lost a golden opportunity in succumbing to his obsession to serve as a glorious war president leading our great nation in the war against the terrifying Iraqi regime.  And of course, given our unbreakable and dedicated devotion to, and support of, Israel, neither our alliance with the Jewish state, nor its motives or ours, should ever be questioned.

In view of our blown opportunity to lead the world in peace instead of now serving as its greatest potential threat in terms of initiating nuclear world war, our insane course of action regarding our foreign policy relative to the Middle East needs to be reviewed and meticulously scrutinized.  Our mistakes in Afghanistan and Iraq have alienated the world, and that is not good in such an unstable international environment.  The terrorist attacks upon our land on September 11, 2001, were inflicted upon US for a specific reason, if we are mature enough to face that reason honestly.  The need for this is long overdue.

It is sobering as well as frustrating to know that our government of supposedly "We the People" is both socially conditioned and politically postured to summarily ignore US.  Washington is hopelessly out of touch with the American people.  In effect, Americans have absolutely no representation.  The most current and painful evidence of this is the current debacle exhibited by the Kean 9-11 commission.  The commission doesn't even address the obvious reason for 9-11 known by the entire world and even some Americans, and can be summed up in one word: Israel.

Politicians are the ones elected, not regular, ordinary workingmen and women that represent the great majority of law-abiding, tax-paying citizens. Wealthy upper crust members of America's nobility are the only ones who have the wealth as well as the wealthy social connections that can afford to raise the truckloads of cash to feed the corporate television, radio, magazine and newspaper media to bombard the clueless masses with worthless political pap that never even remotely considers the real issues confronting our nation.  And among those issues, is the increasingly important need to re-evaluate our relationship with Israel.

It should be clear, that insofar as American politics and Washington are concerned, it's not the squeaky wheel that gets greased, but the most costly and lavishly adorned one.  And when it comes to Israel, the Israeli lobby in Washington is second in power and also vastly wealthy.  And as any American should know, those with the cash, the power, and the most effective lobby, are the ones that get taken care of.  And although American-Israeli friendship dates back to Israel's inception in 1948, ".widespread congressional support is rooted in more than just a long-term relationship," offers an article posted on FOXNews.com's website dated May 28, 2002.  "It is traced to the power of the collective Jewish or pro-Israeli lobby, a well-organized, well-funded, extremely active, and extraordinarily connected group, according to political analysts," offers Kelly Beauchar Vlahos in her piece entitled, "Pro-Israeli Lobby a Force to Be Reckoned With." Vlahos goes on, "'They are very savvy and sophisticated,' said Richard Semiatin, a political science professor at American University.  'They are extremely knowledgeable and some of the best lobbyists in the country when they get into congressional offices.'"  Vlahos also quoted former Clinton political advisor Dick Morris, who said: "It's a little like the special forces teams who go in to fight in Afghanistan. They're on the ground, calling in bombers. The planes overhead are the pro-Israeli supporters across the country, who donate money to campaigns and send letters to Washington.  It's a very effective model and basically unequaled in the Congress."

The "Jewish" lobby is American Israel Public Affairs Committee, or AIPAC. The article continues, "'The key to AIPAC's success is support for the only Western democracy in the Middle East,' said Josh Block, spokesman for [AIPAC] which boasts over 65,000 Jewish and non-Jewish members. 'The members support and believe that Israel is our ally on the frontline against terrorism in the Middle East. When you are lobbying on an issue that is so clearly the right thing to do, your effectiveness is high.'  Granted, other groups, including the National Rifle Association, the Cuban American National Foundation and the American Trial Lawyers Association, all command large audiences and ready support in the aggressive environment of Washington."

Yet, with an AIPAC membership of only 65,000, representing and lobbying for a nation with a population of five million, the NRA's membership almost equals the population of Israel.  Israel's population represents only 63 percent of the population of one of America's smallest states, New Jersey, or that same percent of the population of the City of New York.  AIPAC is a perfect example of what's wrong with America, and more specifically, Washington.  How can Washington's second most powerful lobby, a lobby representing 65,000 proxies for five million Israelis on the other side of the Earth, be an example of republican representative government in a nation of 300 million when the latter literally have no voice? The worsening Israeli/Palestinian conflict is exacerbating and broadening worldwide contempt for Israel and its most powerful international protector. And regrettably, this is heightening the level of across-the-world hatred for all of the Jewish religion.  This is indeed unfortunate, because although the term "anti-Semitism" is inappropriately used to both identify an ethnic instead of a language grouping, as well as all Jews, the instigators and provokers of "Jewish" nationalism are more correctly described as "Zionists" and not Jews.

In response to the growing hatred towards all Jews which is continually aggravated by Zionist outrages recognized as such by the world's population, many "non-organized" Jewish groups are organizing out of necessity to differentiate and distance themselves from the Zionist nationalists provoking hatred towards all Judaism.  Once such organization calls itself Jews Against Zionism.  On their website, in an introductory educational piece entitled, "Zionism and Anti-Semitism," the organization offers an explanation to enable understanding as well as discussion and debate: We implore and beseech our Jewish brethren to realize that the Zionists are not the saviors of the Jewish People and guarantors of their safety, but rather the instigators and original cause of Jewish suffering in the Holy Land and worldwide. The idea that Zionism and the State of "Israel" is the protector of Jews is probably the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the Jewish People. Indeed, where else since 1945 have Jews been in such physical danger as in the Zionist state?!

Jews are enjoined by their religious laws to be loyal to the country of which they are citizens. Ever since the destruction of the holy Temple in Jerusalem and the exile of the Jewish People some two thousand years ago, we have been enjoined to be scrupulously loyal to the countries we reside in. One of the great biblical prophets, Jeremiah, in chapter 29 of his book, proclaimed God's message to all the exiled; verse seven reads, "Seek out the welfare of the city to which I have exiled you and pray for it to the Almighty, for through its welfare will you have welfare."   This has been a cornerstone of Jewish morality throughout our history to this very day.

Torah-true Jews wish to live in peace and harmony with their neighbors in every country among the community of nations, including in historic Palestine.  They deplore acts and policies of violence carried out by those who, "misusing the name of Israel our forefather, have substituted the ideal of chauvinist nationalism for the eternal values of the Torah, the eternal divinely bestowed inheritance of the Jewish people."

This appeal by true Jews goes largely unheard.  The so-called "Jewish-controlled" liberal media just doesn't exist.  But a Zionist-controlled corporate media does.  And a Zionist-led international banking cartel of 13 zillionaire banking families exists as well, and has been led by the Rothschild international banking dynasty for centuries.  And if anyone wishes to address this infinitesimally small collection of scheming criminals, then you have Rush Limbaugh proclaiming that he doesn't believe in conspiracy theories while the Zionists chime in shouting "anti-Semitism!"

Jews Against Zionism offer the Zionist modus operandi: It has been the age-old intention of Zionism to intentionally stir up anti-Semitism anywhere possible, and even more commonly, to take advantage of any Jewish suffering anywhere in order to enhance its cause.  Indeed, hatred of Jews and Jewish suffering is the oxygen of the Zionist movement, and from the very beginning has been to deliberately incite hatred of the Jew and then, in feigned horror, use it to justify the existence of the Zionist state - this is, of course, Machiavellianism raised to the highest degree. Thus, the Zionists thrive on hatred and suffering of Jews, and seek to benefit thereby through keeping Jews in perpetual fear, causing them to ignore the true nature of Zionism, and instead to consider the Zionist state as their salvation.

Most Americans are unaware of the stark differences between Judaism and Zionism; to most, they are one and the same thing.  Imagine their confusion and amazement should they ever be apprised of this glaring difference!  But who will tell them, our Zionist-controlled corporate mainstream media?  Will it be the Zionists who control publishing, Hollywood entertainment, newspapers, magazines, radio and network television, as well as the related news venues?  Their powerful control over US is just as effective as AIPAC's control over our Congress.  Zionists represent neither Jews nor Americans, yet they control American government as well as American public opinion. And they do this at the expense of all Jews!

The recent flap instigated by Abraham Foxman and his Zionist "Anti-Defamation League" against Mel Gibson's film, The Passion of Christ, is a perfect example of how the powerful word-weapon of "anti-Semitism" is utilized to poison public opinion.  It also demonstrates Zionism's power. Anyone familiar with Mel Gibson's life and background knows that he's a devout Catholic, and very religious.  His films also demonstrate a love for freedom and a great love for this nation and its heritage.  No one but a malicious individual would feign ignorance of these facts, and it is only pure hatred and contempt for not only Gibson as a person as exhibited by Foxman and his Zionists, but everything Gibson stands for as offered through his art.  Zionists blocked distribution funding for Gibson's Christ, but he persevered and went around them.  His smashing success confirms his faith in freedom and the American way, the concept of which is totally lost on the likes of hateful Zionists like Foxman.

Jews are beginning to organize against Foxman and his Zionist ilk. Organizations such as Jews for Morality and the Family Defense Council support the activism of the previously cited efforts of the Jews Against Zionism.  In a letter to Abraham Foxman, Howard L. Hurwitz, Chairman of the Family Defense Council, wrote on January 15, 1998, in an "Open Letter to Abraham Foxman," that there is an old Yiddish axiom: "Our own Jews will destroy us."  Hurwitz goes on: "You, Abraham Foxman, are that Jew.  In the decade that you have directed a once prestigious and respected organization, you have defiled it."

Jews for Morality offers on their website, "Most people have the mistaken notion that the ADL (Anti-Defamation League of Bnai Brith) is simply a Jewish defense organization whose purpose is to protect Jews in the United States from discrimination and physical harm.  Nothing could be further from the truth.  In recent years, the ADL, under the leadership of Abraham Foxman, has metamorphosed into a left-wing organization that closely coordinates its activities with some of the most radical groups in America." Now consider the power of the Zionist lobby as compared with the efficacy of the disenfranchised American people.  Consider the power of the Zionist lobby and the neoconservative Zionist secret cabal in control of the simple intellect of George W. Bush.  And consider the power and might of the American military and the desires of world domination by the Israeli Zionist Likud Party in Israel.  Question: Do you feel lucky?

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Copyright THEODORE E. LANG 4/05/04 All rights reserved. Ted Lang is a political analyst and a freelance writer.

 

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