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Embracing Anti-Semitism! Just what IS Anti-Semitism?

Anyone who hasn’t come across an accusation of Anti-Semitism against someone else, has not been living on this planet. As time flies by, such accusations are used more and more frequently and now this accusation of “Anti-Semitism” has become a tool to intimidate people, to form opinions and to change policy.

“Anti-Semitism” used to be an easily understood term, make an accusation across the board of “Jewish conspiracies”, of “Jews” undermining the world or “Jews” being greedy Shylocks or even hold ALL Jews responsible for the atrocities of Israel and it is fairly clear that underlying the statement is a promotion of hate or fear of Jews; that would be Anti-Semitism. Not that simple today. Continue reading

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August 3, 2018 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , | 2 Comments

Love Israel, Hate Muslims; The Building of an Institution

Muslims are not losing the battle for opinion on Israel/Palestine, we never had it.
Since the first time Americans learnt about that area, it was more “Israel” than it was “Palestine”. Americans were told there is no such thing as Palestine and Israel is the land that has been “returned” to the Jewish people who are “returning” to what was coined as “A land without people, for a people without a land”. As late as the 1970’s, Israeli leaders continued to insist that were no such thing as “Palestinians”, disregarding the fact that the total period of Hebrew rule in that land was a mere couple of hundred years, while much of the the Palestinians have been there for thousands of years, some harkening back to the Canaanite period.

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August 4, 2014 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , | 2 Comments