Uri Avnery – King and Emperor

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By Uri Avnery, with Gush Shalom, Tel Aviv

The Talmud comes in two versions, the real and the “cleaned up” version

[ Editor’s Note: Uri gives the Zionist tree a good shake today. What we love about Uri is that, although he is an unrepentant Zionist, he has no problem publicizing some of Zionism’s worst shortcomings – items that would get a non-Jew virtually lynched with their convenient anti-semetic smear machine that is reserved for goyim only.

Supremacist Jews do not use the word goyim in public, as its literal definition means sub-humans, literally described in the Talmud as being between “man and beast”. This is not my interpretation.

In short, it means that the laws for Jews are for them only, as they are The People, biblically; whereas non-Jews are considered sub-humans, so the word “man” does not include them. The references to this in the Talmud, the one used in the yeshivas, are extensive.

This nasty little cultural quirk is hidden from the rest of us by a compliant world media that does not dare publish a word about it. There is a theory floating around that it is due to certain people having major influence in that arena.

But Uri is one of the few who will touch this third rail on Zionist Supremacism’s bottom line – that Disapora Jews are tolerated for their value in being milked financially and for the political influence they can weld in their respective countries. Their job is to have the sub-humans in their countries also fund Zionism via government largess, while your hard-core Zionists despise these people simply for remaining in the Diaspora.

Herzl was a deeply flawed, exploitative man

God bless Uri for giving me this material to use, as I have quoted Jews extensively since I began writing about controversial Jewish-Zionist issues; and the usual suspects have never laid a glove on me with the usual anti-semite smear.

I am the Teflon Don thanks to my extensive quote folders and the archival material, actually just under 200 books on Judaism and Zionism, including most of the main autobiographies like Herzl’s, who was an egotistical loon if there ever was one.

I built up a major quote library in anticipation of being challenged with debates on the matter during my Heritage TV days on public TV in Atlanta. But alas no one wanted to debate live on the Jim Dean Journal due to my restriction that they would only get half the time to talk, and there would be no editing. But those folders are still here, waitingJim W. Dean ]

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Uri, at 92, has lived through all of Israel’s history

– First published … December 02, 2017

Zionism is an anti-Semitic creed. It was so right from the beginning. Already the founding father, Theodor Herzl, a Viennese writer, penned some pieces with a clear anti-Semitic slant. For him, Zionism was not just a geographical transplantation, but also a means of turning the despicable commercial Jew of the Diaspora into an upright, industrious human being.

Herzl traveled to Russia in order to win the support of their anti-Semitic, pogrom-inciting leaders for his project, promising to take the Jews off their hands.

Indeed, it was always a main plank of Zionist propaganda that only in the future Jewish state will Jews be able to live a normal life. The slogan was to “overturn the social pyramid” – putting it on a sound basis of workers and farmers, instead of speculators and bankers.

Uri as a boy with his affluent parents in Germany

When I was a schoolboy in (then) Palestine, everything we learned was soaked with a profound contempt for “exile Jews”, those Jews everywhere who preferred to stay in the Diaspora. They were definitely much inferior to us.

The climax was reached by a small group in the early 1940s, who were nicknamed “Canaanites”. They proclaimed that we were a new nation altogether, the Hebrew nation, and that we had nothing to do with Jews anywhere. When the full scope of the Holocaust became known, these voices were lowered, but not silenced.

The anti-Semites, on their part, always preferred the Zionists to other Jews. Adolf Eichmann famously declared that he preferred to deal with the Zionists because they were more “biologically valuable”.

Even today, Jew-haters everywhere loudly applaud the State of Israel, as evidence that they are not anti-Semites. Israeli diplomats are not averse to utilizing their support. They love the alt-right.

This never prevented the State of Israel from exploiting the support of world Jewry. Long ago there used to be a joke: God Almighty divided his bounty justly between the Arabs and the Israelis. He gave the Arabs oil, which provided them with economic and political clout, and He provided the Israelis with world Jewry, for the same purpose.

Uri with Ben-Gurion in the Knesset

In the early days of the State of Israel, it desperately needed the money of American Jews – literally to buy next month’s bread. Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion was persuaded to go to the US to woo them.

But there was a problem: Ben-Gurion, an arch Zionist, was determined to tell them to leave everything and come to Israel. His aides had a hard time convincing him please not to mention aliyah (immigration, literally “to go up”).

THE UNEVEN relationship prevails to this very day. Israelis secretly despise American Jews for preferring the “fleshpots of Egypt” to living like upright people in the Jewish State, but demand their unconditional political support.

Most American Jewish organizations do provide this. They wield huge power in Washington DC, where AIPAC, the Zionist lobby, is considered the second most powerful political organization after the National Rifle Association. Unfortunately, the relationship creates more and more problems which cannot be hidden anymore.

Tzipi Hotovely

The latest outburst came from an unexpected source. Its bears an unusual name: Tzipi Hotovely. Hers is a Georgian name. Her parents did indeed emigrate (or “make aliyah”) from that former Soviet republic. Since in the Hebrew script vowels are not written, few Israelis know how to pronounce this name correctly.

Tzipi, diminutive of Tzipor, bird, is both an intelligent and beautiful woman of 39. She is also an extreme rightist. Her outlook is a combination of radical nationalism and orthodox religion,. She is, of course, a member of the Likud. This helped her to reach the high position of Deputy Foreign Minister.

So who is the foreign minister? Nobody. Netanyahu is much too clever to appoint anyone to this high position, lest he or she become a competitor. This elevates Tzipi’s standing. Generally, Hotovely keeps quiet. But a few weeks ago, she threw a virtual bomb.

In an interview with an American outlet, the Israeli deputy foreign minister viciously attacked American Jewry, repeating old anti-Semitic slogans.

Among other things, she blasted the American Jews for not sending their sons to the US army. As a result, she said, they are unable to understand Israelis, whose sons are fighting every day.

This is an old accusation. I remember seeing a Nazi leaflet dropped from German planes over the American lines in France during World War II. It showed a fat, cigar-puffing Jew sexually molesting a pure Aryan American woman, with the inscription: “While you are shedding your blood in Europe, the Jew is raping your wife back home!”

The accusation itself is, of course, nonsense. The draft has long since been abolished in the US. The US army consists of lower-class volunteers. Jews generally do not belong to these.

Hotovely has been widely condemned, but was not dismissed. She continues to be in charge of all Israeli diplomats. This incident was only the latest in a long series of troubles in the relations between the two communities.

The “growing space” map for Israel, a concept borrowed from the Nazis

Right from the beginning, the State of Israel has sold many religious privileges to the Israeli Orthodox establishment, whose votes in the Knesset were and are essential for putting together a governing coalition.

In Israel, there is no civil marriage. All marriages are religious. If an Israeli Jewish man wants to marry a Christian or Muslim woman – a rare occurrence – they must go to neighboring Cyprus to marry. Foreign marriages are recognized.

But in modern Judaism, there are several religious communities. In the US, the main communities are liberal – Reform Judaism and Conservative Judaism. These are hardly recognized in Israel. All marriages are strictly Orthodox. So is the overseeing of kosher establishments, a hugely lucrative enterprise.

This means that the main streams of American Judaism have practically no rights in Israel. They hardly exist here. As if this were not enough, there is a vicious conflict about the Western Wall, the holiest Jewish site. It is considered the only remnant of the Jewish temple, which was destroyed by the Romans some 2100 years ago. (Actually, it is only a remnant of an outer supporting wall.)

Tomb of חֻלְדָּה‎. How does Orthodox Judaism present female seers from their own tradition, now that women’s access to the Wailing Wall is once again on shaky ground? (Photo credit, Wikipedia)

While belonging in theory to all Jews, the Israeli government has turned this holy place over to the Orthodox establishment, which allows only males to approach it.

The reform community and women’s organizations protested, and at long last a compromise was reached, which reserves the main part of the wall for the Orthodox, but leaves a separate part to women and reform Jews. Now the government has annulled this compromise.

THE BASIC trouble is that the entire relationship between Israelis and Diaspora Jews is built on a lie: the belief that they are the same people. They are not.

Reality separated them long ago. The real situation is that Israeli “Jews” are a new nation, created by the spiritual, geographical and social realities in the new country – much as US Americans are different from the British or the British are different from Australians.

They have a strong feeling of belonging to each other, of a joint heritage and of family ties. But they are different.

The sooner the two sides recognize this officially, the better it is for both. American Jews can support Israel, as – say – Irish Americans can support Ireland, but it’s up to them. They don’t owe allegiance to Israel and are not obliged to pay us tribute.

Israel, on its part, can help Jews anywhere when they are in trouble, and allow them to join us. Welcome. But we do not belong to a joint nation.

We in Israel are a nation composed of Israeli citizens. American and other Jews are part of their respective nations and of the world-wide Jewish ethnic-religious community. Netanyahu would like to be, like Queen Victoria, “king and emperor” – King of Israel and Emperor of the Jews. Well, he ain’t.

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7 COMMENTS

  1. Very informative article. Great editors notes, as always…

    I see our good friend Akbar is back…you have to admire his persistence…

    Happy first day of Hanukkah, Russell Hoffmann.

  2. That hard line in Orthodoxy will not survive long. If I was a small trouble maker, I wouldn’t alienate any friends. It’s one of those things that can come up quickly behind you. Uri was right about the overuse of the phrase anti-semitism also.

  3. Yes Tzipi, it does seem quite the challenge to understand, why is it that your sons in the military feel a need to kill and harass little children ,women, the infirm and to attack your neighbors and call what they do defense when the bomb schools.

  4. But you failed to mention what Netanyahu is; a land thief, a trespasser, a destroyer of neighbors, a killer of innocent Palestinians, a person psychopath who enjoys causing and watching the suffering of others, a liar, a con artist, a bully, a fraud an unindicted war criminal. Obviously he needs 40 bodyguards. If he did these things in the U.S. he would be jailed or more by any judge even a Jewish one of which there are many. He may have over played his hand this time. A mountain of evidence and facts indicate Israel did 9/11 with this criminal in on it along with many of his cronies. How long can duped Americans be fooled? The internet is a game changer. Syria was a big loss for Israel. Let us hope and pray for many more of the same losses in their hopefully short future. How hard would it be for any of their many enemies to level their tiny land to dust? One of these days that is exactly what will happen to those with arrogant contempt for the rest of the world as Israel and many Jews exhibit. No person, no sect and no religious based country like Israel is an island of the world capable of sustaining itself without the constant cooperation and trade and interaction of the very others for which it holds in daily contempt.
    https://wikispooks.com/wiki/9-11/Israel_did_it
    Quote:
    • “Larry Silverstein – is a Jewish American businessman from New York. Silverstein obtained a 99 year lease on the entire world trade center complex on 24 July, 2001. [3] The towers were in fact close to worthless, being filled with asbestos, [4] yet Silverstein “felt a compelling urge to own them”. Silverstein had breakfast in “Windows on the World” restaurant (located in North Tower 107th Floor) every morning. [5] but broke this routine on the morning of 11 September 2001. Silverstein’s two children, who also worked in the WTC, were also absent from work that day. Larry Silverstein was paid a little over $4.5 Billion in insurance money as a result of the destruction of the WTC complex. [6] Silverstein was on personal friendship terms with Zionist media-magnate Rupert Murdoch, former Israeli president Ariel Sharon, as well as Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu. Silverstein was such good friends with Netanyahu that, according to the Israeli newspaper Haaretz he would speak with him on the phone every sunday. [7]
    • Video – Where was Larry Silverstein on 9/11?”

    • In fact here is an interesting legal question: Since international war criminal Netanyahu is a dual citizen of the U.S., and these crimes are international in scope, why couldn’t he be either arrested next time he visits the U.S. or extradited from Israel, and prosecuted for his crimes in U.S. courts and finally pay the appropriate penalties for his crimes against humanity? Wouldn’t this be a nice reversal of fate for those playing both sides of the fence with numerous conflicts of interest with two masters. History proves no one can serve two masters without conflicts. No dual citizenships should be permitted period.

  5. Great stuff Jim! Thank you!
    This a general problem in superiority of mankind. There always will be one who is better then the others and is destined to rule most likely on “laws” of an higher authority – a divine authority laid out by the direction of the “superior ruler” and the believe system attached. The superior Jews rule and direct the lower Jews as the Vatican and its agents rule much of “Christianity morality”. It is the same old brew just with a different look and taste designed to please and distract the lower subjects for the same milking done since millenniums!

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