European Union Gives Benjamin Netanyahu the Finger

Federica Mogherini: Netanyahu "can keep his expectations for others, because from the European Union member states' side this move will not come.”


…by Jonas E. Alexis


The European Union seems to demonstrate that Netanyahu sometimes can be ignored—preferably with the finger. Netanyahu thought that victory was at hand when his puppet, Donald Trump, announced earlier that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel. Netanyahu was hopping that European nations—by his account, “all or most”—would follow suit. But the mad man in Tel Aviv got a big surprise.

The European Union universally rejected Netanyahu’s Talmudic project. We are told: “The EU’s diplomatic chief Monday bluntly rejected Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s suggestion that Europe would follow the US in recognising Jerusalem as the Jewish state’s capital, saying there would be no change to its stance on the holy city.”

It is said that “the 28-nation bloc’s foreign policy head Federica Mogherini gave him a stern rebuff, telling him to “keep his expectations for others.” That’s not all. Mogherini, who is an Italian politician and the current High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, added that Netanyahu:

“can keep his expectations for others, because from the European Union member states’ side this move will not come.”

That really hurts, particularly when the mad man wasn’t prepared to hear such a pointed rebuke. Netanyahu thought that virtually every European country was his puppet. You remember what he said about America back in 2011? “I know what America is,” he said. “America is a thing you can move very easily, move it in the right direction.”[1]

Well, he obviously thought that he could work out his Talmudic magic in the same way when it comes to deluding the European Union. That didn’t happen, and surely the mad man in Tel Aviv isn’t happy. With respect to Trump’s announcement, Netanyahu risibly declared:

“It doesn’t obviate peace, it makes peace possible, because recognising reality is the substance of peace, it’s the foundation of peace.”

Federica Mogherini

What he is essentially saying here is that recognizing the colonization of the Palestinian lands and territories is a path to peace. Once Jerusalem is recognized as the capital of Jerusalem, the next step is to kick the Palestinians, including Gazans, out once and for all. In fact, Israel has been doing exactly that since 1948.[2] And Netanyahu has been following that pattern since he took office. Listen to this:

“During a visit to Jerusalem by Vice President Joe Biden, Israel announces 1,600 new housing units for Jews in traditionally Arab East Jerusalem. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton places an angry 45-minute call to Netanyahu and tells CNN that the announcement was ‘insulting.’

“On another White House visit, Netanyahu fails to commit to a settlement freeze. By many accounts, a frustrated Obama leaves a working meeting with his Israeli guest to dine with his family.”

In response to this, journalist Gil Hoffman of the Jerusalem Post wrote that Netanyahu was “giving the American administration the finger.”[3]

Netanyahu forgot that Obama, as journalist Ethan Sherwood Strauss put it in a different context, is “the finger wager in chief.” When Netanyahu showed up in the U.S. to talk about the so-called peace process, Obama essentially told the mad man that he had more important matters to take care of:

“‘Let me know if there is anything new,’ Obama reportedly tells Netanyahu. While the details of Obama’s exit are disputed, the Israeli media widely describes the episode as a humiliation.”

May 2011:

“Bibi lectures Obama in front of reporters during a press availability in the Oval Office, explaining recent Jewish history to a visibly irritated U.S. president. Diplomatic experts call it a startlingly aggressive move.”

September 2012:

“In what Reuters calls ‘a highly unusual rebuff,’ Obama snubs a request from Netanyahu for a meeting during the Israeli prime minister’s planned visit to New York for a United Nations meeting.”

2014 was no exception. John Kerry had a reputation of sneering at Israel’s psychopathic behavior in private. When the Israeli forces were slaughtering Palestinian civilians and bombing houses indiscriminately, Kerry did not hesitate to say, “It’s a hell of a pinpoint operation. We got to get over there…I think it’s crazy to be sitting around.”[4]

The questions again and again are simply these: why is no serious person taking the Israeli regime seriously? Why has Netanyahu become one of the greatest jokers in the twenty-first century?

Well, Netanyahu does not want to abide by practical reason. He has subscribed to an essentially diabolical ideology which does not allow him to think clearly. He is morally and intellectually crippled and blind, and he is not prepared to leave the world of unreasonableness behind and embrace the truth. In that sense, Netanyahu and indeed Israel are dangerous to the world and to decent Israelis who want nothing to do with manipulation.

As former CIA officer Paul R. Pillar himself pointed in the past, the world’s gravest threat is not Iran or the Palestinians or even Hezbollah. The world’s gravest threat is Israel.[5] Pillar even took one step further when a number of scholars decided to boycott Israel. He said that to boycott Israeli academic institutions was “a righteous action.”[6] Pillar quoted John Tirman of MIT saying that “Israel’s belligerent and persistent obstructionism is not the action of an ally.”[7]

If Pillar’s assessment is not worth a dime, then let us listen to Gabor Mate. Mate was in concentration camps during Nazi Germany and is now a medical doctor:

“In Gaza today we find ways of justifying the bombing of hospitals, the annihilation of families at dinner, the killing of pre-adolescents playing soccer on a beach.

“In Israel-Palestine the powerful party has succeeded in painting itself as the victim, while the ones being killed and maimed become the perpetrators. ‘They don’t care about life,’ Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says, abetted by the Obamas and Harpers of this world, ‘we do.’

“Netanyahu, you who with surgical precision slaughter innocents, the young and the old, you who have cruelly blockaded Gaza for years, starving it of necessities, you who deprive Palestinians of more and more of their land, their water, their crops, their trees — you care about life?

“There is no understanding Gaza out of context — Hamas rockets or unjustifiable terrorist attacks on civilians — and that context is the longest ongoing ethnic cleansing operation in the recent and present centuries, the ongoing attempt to destroy Palestinian nationhood.

“The Palestinians use tunnels? So did my heroes, the poorly armed fighters of the Warsaw Ghetto. Unlike Israel, Palestinians lack Apache helicopters, guided drones, jet fighters with bombs, laser-guided artillery.

“Out of impotent defiance, they fire inept rockets, causing terror for innocent Israelis but rarely physical harm. With such a gross imbalance of power, there is no equivalence of culpability.

“Israel wants peace? Perhaps, but as the veteran Israeli journalist Gideon Levy has pointed out, it does not want a just peace. Occupation and creeping annexation, an inhumane blockade, the destruction of olive groves, the arbitrary imprisonment of thousands, torture, daily humiliation of civilians, house demolitions: these are not policies compatible with any desire for a just peace. In Tel Aviv Gideon Levy now moves around with a bodyguard, the price of speaking the truth.

“I have visited Gaza and the West Bank. I saw multi-generational Palestinian families weeping in hospitals around the bedsides of their wounded, at the graves of their dead. These are not people who do not care about life. They are like us — Canadians, Jews, like anyone: they celebrate life, family, work, education, food, peace, joy. And they are capable of hatred, they can harbour vengeance in the hearts, just like we can.”[8]

Now we know why Netanyahu is essentially receiving the finger. He doesn’t want peace. He wants to grab more lands and wipe out the Palestinians. Trump obviously thinks it’s a great way to go. But the European Union ain’t buying it.

  • [1] “Netanyahu In 2001: ‘America Is A Thing You Can Move Very Easily,’” Huffington Post, May 25, 2011.
  • [2] See for example Benny Morris, The Birth of the Palestinian Refugee Problem Revisited (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004); 1948: A History of the First Arab-Israeli War (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008); Ilan Pappe, The Forgotten Palestinians: A History of the Palestinians in Israel (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2011); The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine (Oxford: One World, 2007).
  • [3] Gil Hoffman, “Gal-On: Netanyahu’s giving Obama the finger,” Jerusalem Post, December 26, 2013.
  • [4] Quoted in Andrew Grossman, “Kerry: ‘Hell of a Pinpoint Operation’ by Israel,” Wall Street Journal, July 20, 2014.
  • [5] Paul Pillar, “We Can Live with a Nuclear Iran,” Washington Monthly, March/April 2012.
  • [6] Paul R. Pillar, “A Scholars’ Boycott of Israel,” National Interest, December 20, 2013.
  • [7] Ibid.
  • [8] Gabor Mate, “Beautiful Dream of Israel Has Become a Nightmare,” The Star, July 22, 2014.

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  1. Jonas, get it right. Trump is not a Puppet, in the context of the last decades and his known creators (handlers) he is a Golem. The good news is that they are approaching Hubris and The Golem Don will crumble on his creators and Crush Them.

    • Philip and Robert made valid observations, but those could not have been made without the reportage of comments in the first place. Keep up the good work Jonas.

  2. No-one seems to understand my point. It’s very simple really. If Israel deposits $1 in your Tel Aviv account, and in exchange you donate $1 to say Trump’s campaign — you are out nothing. You received a dollar and paid out a dollar. 1 – 1 = 0. It cost you nothing to give them some cover by laundering their donation. But as long as you don’t disclose that you received a dollar in your Tel Aviv account (why would you tell?) your donation is tax deductible. So now you received a dollar, paid out a dollar, and got 40 cents knocked off your tax bill. You actually made money laundering their donations. Why would you not want to? Google “Jewish political contributions” and you will see that I am not He only one who has discovered this. — Half of the Eemocratic party’s donations are by Jewish people.

    Adelson defends his giving as “Free Speech” but the only way to ensure it is actually free speech and not laundering vast bribes for the state of Israel is to disallow the tax deduction. For every $100 million that he passes on for them he gets to knock $40 million off his taxes. He’s not doing it so he gets to sit a few rows closer to Trump’s back at the inauguration party. He’s doing it for the 40 million.

  3. The EU unilaterally and officially (not symbolically) recognizing (some few did, with honors) Palestine as a sovereign country , now that would be giving a finger. Then we could discuss the EU not being manipulated by USA and/or Israel.

  4. Allthough I salute the move by Mogherini, the EU are far from not being manipulated. Aren’t EU the same morons that sent escadrilles after Libya and sought to do it after Syria? Aren’t they those who paint their fountains and landmarks in flags of the false flag victims and don’t want to hear about Iraqi or Syrian or Yemeni or Pakistani or even Palestinian daily victims? Don’t forget also what EU underwent with Ukraine for the past few years and how USA “embarrassed them” into sanctioning Russia. DO not worry, Netanyahu or some other head of the Zio department will find a way to get at least the anglophone Five eyes countries to recognize Jerusalem. UK will probably be the first. And then they will go after EU as well.

  5. Did you all know that “netan” in Arabic means putrid, decaying. Also, yahoo was the name of the Golden Calf. Netan-yahoo, Putrid-Cow, no lie here. :-))

    • The chosen ones have a strange perverted kind of humor!
      So lets all watch the “golden calf Bibi” extremities rot away while Mr. Eisenkot (Ironshit – translation from German) fades from heavy constipation.

  6. Netanyahu was NOT invited and AGAIN invited himself to speak at the EU over the American embassy in Jerusalem. Why is he still allowed to open his lying mouth while UNINVITED and speak to the EU assembly?
    Johnny America might be right with some severe attacks in the coming weeks.
    Germany had many “anti semitic” gatherings and protests and the loudspeaker of German politics the Zentralrat der Juden has already condemned “the rise of anti semitism” in Germany. Though in MSM reports the opposing forces to the Jerusalem issue were mostly coming from followers of Islam as German residents. The “opposing Germans of German descent” must either be locked up already or are to afraid to speak out as antisemitism is severely punished by German law.

    • It is not just fear of punishment the younger germans are totaly brainwashed and the elder are dying out who can tell them what really happend since 1918 when those criminals took over germany. In 1945 only the faces in fashism changed not the ideology. They still use laws created 1934 by A.H. today which was forbidden by the allies. But who cares about law when they are “chosen people” ? Look at the list of politicians and you can see what is going on.

    • Trakkath aren’t you making it a little too easy? Many of the elders still alive will argue:” I am too old to change anything now and only get upset when thinking about the crooked world” or are brainwashed as the youth having lived a life in denial of life itself.

  7. The reason Israel can’t manipulate the Europeans as easily as it can in the US is as follows.

    In the US the tax laws allow individuals to deduct political contributions from their taxable income as though they were contributions to a charity.

    In the UK and other countries in Europe only companies can deduct these expenses.

    A dual citizen Israeli American can launder Israeli government contributions by accepting a payment in his account in Israel. He then makes a contribution of like amount from his account in the US and deducts this amount from his taxable income, saving 30% or 40% of the contribution in income taxes that the rest of the Americans now have to make up for.

    This is not the case in Europe and so it is more difficult for Israel to channel money to political recipients without detection. They have to do it through companies, who are able to deduct such donations, but don’t necessarily want to have an account full of money in Israel.

    Israel still gets to the European politicians but it’s not as easy and the contributions are much smaller and so the corruption is less widespread. You still get individual politicians like Blair going there and picking up a gift but they are watched — an MP called Priti Patel, for example was forced to resign after accepting bribes from Israel while there supposedly on a “family holiday”.

    The European system isn’t perfect, but as you can see in this article it’s better than the American system.

    What needs to happen in the US is clear.

    • Peter, the Joos don’t need money for Europe. Antisemitism in Germany and parts of Europe is punished by law. No politician in Germany needs to be bribed as NOBODY will ever speak their own mind or ones career is abruptly finished. Only politicians endorsed by the Zentralrat der Juden are allowed into German politics.

    • I am not Jewish or in any other way materialistic Peter and money for me is the least important factor to live a human life even though much of the world thinks differently. If I earn money i pay taxes for corrupt governments supporting the NWO. If I sell stuff I pay taxes to a corrupt governments supporting the NWO.
      If I give something away freely I will be rewarded with joy and inner peace – priceless.
      Maybe you could try it once Peter just to see if I am full of BS or not?

  8. Well, Europe should expect a few false flags peppered about for the next few months…

    The next time someone gives Nothin’yay-hoo the finger, I hope it is by depressing a button that launches a MOAB at the Knesset.

    I’m updating my list to Santa…

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