Eretz Israel is our unforgettable historic homeland...The Jews who will it shall achieve their State...And whatever we attempt there for our own benefit will redound mightily and beneficially to the good of all mankind. (Theodor Herzl, DerJudenstaat, 1896)

We offer peace and amity to all the neighbouring states and their peoples, and invite them to cooperate with the independent Jewish nation for the common good of all. The State of Israel is ready to contribute its full share to the peaceful progress and development of the Middle East.
(From Proclamation of the State of Israel, 5 Iyar 5708; 14 May 1948)

With a liberal democratic political system operating under the rule of law, a flourishing market economy producing technological innovation to the benefit of the wider world, and a population as educated and cultured as anywhere in Europe or North America, Israel is a normal Western country with a right to be treated as such in the community of nations.... For the global jihad, Israel may be the first objective. But it will not be the last. (Friends of Israel Initiative)

Saturday 3 September 2016

Jewish, Joo-ish, & Shome Mishtake Shurely

"In our thousands, in our millions
We are all Palestinians,
We're all Palestinians now"

So runs a ditty composed and crooned by some chap (the name escapes me) with guitar who's become quite a feature of those little anti-Israel demos on the streets of London that typically begin with the impressive diction of our old friend Sandra intoning "We are here today outside the offices of ...".

Well, it would seem that for the purposes of demonising the Zionist Entity on a rather frightful Facebook page "We are all as-a-Jews now".

Or "Khazarians" as this fragrant female member of the group might say:

The Facebook group is called the International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network. (See the avowedly Jewish nature of its membership on its separate website here)  Its banner profile picture is despicable, for they have appropriated to their vile cause the iconic photo of three Jewish heroines,  young Jewish fighters of the Warsaw Ghetto pictured straight after their surrender to Nazi devils.

What obscene chutzpah for the IJAN to make propaganda use of these heroines of the Shoah in this way.

Especially as on their website they say "We protest Zionism’s exploitation and debasement of histories of Jewish persecution and genocide ..." !!!

And how very curious to find, in a group ostensibly composed of anti-Israel Jews, people who, unless they have had a sudden conversion, are not Jews, and indeed in a number of cases have displayed raw antisemitic views.

Thus, in addition to usual Jewish suspects such as Jeff Halper and Mondoweiss's Adam Horowitz, there are usual suspects such as Darlene Jones-Owens and the fragrant female in the above video, Pam Arnold (aka Pam Hardyment), as well as the occasional individual who falls, as it were, between two stools, such as Miranda Pinch, an Anglican anti-Zionist whose mother happened to be Jewish.

There are also many Muslims.

And, if I'm not mistaken, the Scottish SPC chief's non-Jewish partner:

Some of the members are well-known anti-Israel activists, many on campuses across the world.   I spotted some (Christian) followers of Stephen Sizer, though have not checked for His Reverence himself.

Others are less well-known, but include people such as PhD student Roger Higginson, who according to his University of Sussex profile is "a former career civil servant with extensive experience in the cultural and communications sectors negotiating on behalf of the UK Government at the international level: in the EU, the Council of Europe, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and UNESCO".

Blogger Robert Cohen was a former employee of Al Beeb, incidentally.  A group member called Simon Brace has "BBC Earth" below his name but is probably not an employee (careful, Simon, or you'll give Al Beeb a bad name for bias!)

 There appear to be a number of Corbynistas among the members.   As well as 9/11 troofers.

 Still, the (genuine) Jews among the group don't appear to mind.

Any of these guys belong, I wonder?  No doubt they'd be welcomed with open arms.

(Videos: Simon Cobbs of Sussex Friends of Israel)


  1. What are the bastards telling us by the Warsaw Ghetto photo -- that they celebrate Jewish defeat?

    1. That they themselves are beneath contempt, that's for sure, Nathan.

  2. That virtuous Jews would allow themselves to be killed, I imagine.

  3. These people may be Jewish according to Halacha but they consider themselves Jewish ONLY for this one purpose...

    Otherwise they have absolutely nothing to do with Judaism... Not even a holiday like Rosh Hashanah or Passover...

    1. Yes, Shtrudel, there is a definite type like that - e,g. a woman who is an avowed Quaker but falls back on her Jewish "roots" to demonise Israel on "as-a-Jew" petitions and letters to the press, e.g. the SPC branch leader who invokes her part-Jewish parentage similarly, etc. I also know of two "Jewish" anti-Israel activists who are married to Jews but have never, as far as I'm aware, embraced Judaism themselves yet sign "as-a-Jew" nonsense, and there is an "as-a-Jew" academic whose maternal grandfather was Jewish (note grandfather, not mother)who does the same and his son, whose mother is not Jewish in any sense whatsoever, is an "as-a-Jew" too. But it seems certain most of these non-Jews on the IJAN do not even fall into that category.


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