Paul Eisen

Paul Eisen

Friday, 25 July 2014

I've always wanted to meet a nice Jewish girl...

An interview with Salah Salah, Member of the Palestinian National Council

Why do the Zionists decide to attack Gaza now?

You know, it is not the first time that the Zionist Forces attack Gaza. They have been doing this regularly from time to time. Not only in 2009 and in 2012, but even before Hamas was founded, in both 1967 and 1956. However, now the Zionist movement is by far more aggressive than ever before. They bombard homes and demolish buildings to attack and kill the people who are living inside, and this way many families have been completely wiped out.

The Zionist are making use of Hamas as a pretext to their war, claiming that it against terrorism they fight, however the true aim for this barbarian and destructive attack has - from my point of view - the following perspectives:

1 – To affirm the division between Gaza strip and the West Bank geographically and politically.

2 – To test the reaction of the new regime in Egypt, and whether it still continues and mediates as before, or if it has changed?

3 – To check what new weapons and resources the Palestinian resistance is in possession of.

In addition to this, the Zionists were very anxious about the mass demonstrations and strikes, in Al-Khalil, Jerusalem and 48 area, to come to a halt and not develop into a third intifada. And we noticed that this possibility took another direction, and turned into solidarity with Gaza and supporting the fight there, instead of leading and organizing an intifada in all of the historic area of Palestine (West Bank, Gaza, 48 area)

What is the situation in Gaza exactly?

What the Zionists are surprised by is the amount and degree of weapons that the Palestinian Factions are in possession of. It is not easy for the Israelis to continue, they are darkening their casualties, and placing the media under strong control, not permitting them to publish anything.

The Palestinian situation is stronger than expected, and this is why the Palestinians dare to put forward their conditions to a cease fire, and not like before when the enemy was attacking and other countries (mainly Egypt) were mediating on primarily on the terms of Israel. Now the Zionists put forward their conditions for a ceasefire, but so does the Palestinians. Now the Israelis can attack, but so can the Palestinians. The situation has changed, and it is not like before when the Palestinians were just crying and asking for help.

In the end of this war the siege will be raised, many prisoners will be released, and a new balance of force will be established. And so, the Zionists will think it over a thousand times before attacking Gaza once again.

What about the International reaction?

At the governmental level, mainly USA and Europe, the situation is incredibly bad, as usual, as these imperialists, who helped establishing Israel and since then sustain it, have taken the side of Israel once again.

However, as for the people of the international society, the situation has changed. I appreciate that large demonstrations, strikes, mass movements, actions for the solidarity with the Palestinians and rejections of the (Israeli) massacres have taken place all over the world. This means that the Public opinion is beginning to realize the reality of the Zionist racist regime (Israel).

The Solution?

The solution to a cease fire is: That the Zionist attacks are brought to an end, that the siege will be raised, that the prisoners be released, and that the demolished houses and infra-structure will be reconstructed. And finally is the solution, to reconsider the convention of PLO, mainly the paragraph which talks about one Palestine Democratic state, with one citizenship, where the refugees can return to their homeland, and where there is no distinction between religion, race, color or any other differences we might have as people. So we can put an end to war, live all together, in peace, and guarantee a bright future for our children.

Mahmoud Abbas?
As he is the president of the Palestinians (PLO Authority State), he should be concerned about the Palestinians. From his long experience of negotiations he should reach to the conclusion that Israel does not want peace and that they will not agree to the Palestinians gaining their independent state. He must therefore stop this and turn to other options, starting from the first step: To hold a meeting for all the Palestinian Factions and discuss all the possible alternatives, reaching to a new strategy to face the Zionist one.

I was as wrong as wrong can be (Just watch this guy)

To tell you the truth, I've always been a bit sniffy about Neturei Karta - "Jews in fancy dress", I'd sneer, "Good people and nice to have at your demo, but what relevance do they have to Jewish life?"

Well, this guy has changed my mind and shown me that I was as wrong as wrong can be.

You said it, motherf****r

From the Times of Israel, this piece begins with the words:
"I don’t know how to write this without sounding like the kind of person I’m about to sound like....," 
You said it, motherf****r. 

Shalom, motherf****r.

EITAN CHITAYAT July 23, 2014

I don’t know how to write this without sounding like the kind of person I’m about to sound like, but sometimes you’ve just got to write it like you feel it. And I feel this. I un-friended a ‘friend’ from Facebook the other day.

To be honest, he wasn’t really a friend. He was a professional aquaintance and one whose talent I respect. But that’s it.

I un-friended him because he crossed a line.

I don’t mind that he didn’t write to ask how we’re doing here in Israel. People have their lives and we’re not the center of the world.

No. He started posting videos and images that reek of anti-semitism and an anti-Israel bias the likes of which are posted by people who clearly hate my country.

And I saw these posts.

A video by an English elected official who spewed such anti-Israel rhetoric that it was borderline hatred.

And a post that apparently Robert De Niro made claiming we’re an apartheid state. (we’re not – and that was another spreading of an untruth).

He crossed a line on a day – the other day – that 13 regular Israeli fathers, sons or brothers here were killed defending my country. Men drawn into a war they did not want to fight, but fought to protect their families, friends, and country – and to protect ME. A war others will continue to fight because to not fight it means we will perish. I don’t mean that we will lose our country, but as you can see by the turmoil around us in the Middle East (that has nothing to do with us) we will lose our lives.

He crossed a line following 10 days in which we, the citizens of Israel, have been bombarded the length of the 10 hour drive north to south of our country, and two our drive east to west of our country (that’s the size of Israel) with missiles intended to murder Israelis, no matter what gender, what age, what profession and what religion they follow. (We have over a million Israeli-Arabs living here within our borders as citizens with full rights).

And as I write, coming home from a day of work and having put my son to bed in his crib, we are still being bombarded.

He crossed another line after he saw that I unfriended him when he wrote an email to me saying that it’s ‘…funny to be de-friended for posting a statement from an elected official. As a Jew you should realize that mass murder is never justified’. (His identity will remain hidden, of course).

First of all, don’t give me that ‘as a Jew’ crap. I don’t need to be a Jew to realise that mass murder isn’t justified. I need to be a decent human being.

Secondly, I don’t give a damn that he was an elected official – he said some preposterous, disgusting and very untrue things – and history is full of misguided elected officals.

And third, we’re mass murderers? My country accepts an Egyptian-proposed Gaza cease-fire twice and Hamas keeps firing away. They aim rockets at civilians while we go at great lengths to avoid civilians actually calling them in their areas and dropping warning charges, to give innocents a chance to escape. That’s unprecedented in warfare history. We leave Gaza for a chance at peace 9 years ago and for 9 years we got rockets, hate education, underground tunnels built with the purpose of entering Israeli territory so radicals can murder and kidnap Jews? This is what we get for leaving Gaza unilaterally 9 years ago. And we’re mass murderers?

No – fool. Ours is not the behavior of mass murderers.

I’m tired of the argument lobbed against us where I read people saying it’s ‘not fair’ because more Palestinians have died than Israelis. Of people asking ‘why are we complaining when we’re the stronger ones?’
My heart bleeds for every innocent killed no matter what side they’re on. Palestinain or Israeli innocents – it matters not.

But I will not apologise for surviving.

For surviving missiles intended to kill me. The fact they didn’t kill me doesn’t mean they weren’t sent with the intention to murder. We have a defence system, shelters, evacuation procedures and governments who take care of us – I will not apologise for living and surviving thanks to being prepared because we have a culture that celebrates our lives and cherishes them instead of sending 10-year old children to be fighters and bombers. I will not apologise for having a business, a home, a family and friends here who want normal lives and to live in peace with our neighbors. I will not apologise for existing and I want nothing more than to co-exist quietly with neighbors who accept me here.

But this is not what Hamas wants.

Let me be very clear. Hamas is trying to kill ME. My family. My baby son. All of us here. That is their purpose. Get it through your heads – that is what is happening. And it’s VERY personal. For all of us here.

Our Israeli civilians – people like me – are being targeted to die. Palestinian innocents on the other side are dying because my army is trying to protect us from thugs operating in those areas who are launching rockets at my populated cities. If Palestinian innocents are dying it’s because of jihadists and terrorists (other names for thugs), but NOT because of the State of Israel that is trying to protect its citizens as any sovereign country would do. People are going to die. Innocents will die and it’s awful and it’s ugly. But we have to do what we have to do now. That is not a tone of justification. It’s me telling you the way it is – and believe me, we’re already paying the price with the blood of our people…of families who will never sit together again. Play together again. Hold eachother again.

This is not a game.

I was speaking to my father this evening and he advised me, like a good father does bless him, to not speak my mind on Facebook. Why go to the trouble? But he’s looking out for his son knowing I’ll face backlash.

Look, we remained silent in the 30′s and look where it got us. We hoped rational people would see sense and refused to believe that people were capable of evil. And where did that get us? Trainrides straight to the gas chambers by REAL mass murderers. And there are those today who follow directly in the footsteps of the Nazis and who state proudly that they want to see all Jews dead, all of israel wiped off the face of the earth. (It is in Hamas’ offical charter – I’m serious – look). And why? Not because of ‘stolen land’ and politics but because they’re misguided, pitiful, hateful people who hate Jews and don’t give a damn about their people. Because anyone who gives a damn about their people would try giving them a future and not use them as pawns in a sick game of death and 72 virgins.

No, I will not remain silent while lies are spread about my country, my people, my culture, my values. I will be the FIRST in line to condemn my leaders and countrymen and women when they do wrong – as we do.
(And we do). But we are in the right here and I will not be quiet.

If anyone doesn’t understand any of the above; if anyone doesn’t get it; if any of my friends are going to post anti-Israel messages in a time where over 500 Palestinians have tragically died in this current conflict yet you remained silent while almost 200,000 Arabs were murdered by Arabs these past few years; if you’re not writing about Assad using chemical weapons against his people; if you’re not writing about ISIS who crucified 8 christians the other day and who are telling Iraqi Christians ‘convert, pay tax, or die’; if you only have criticism for the State of Israel that is doing EVERYTHING in its power to avoid civilian losses to Palestinians during a war; if you’re going to do nothing but sit wherever you’re sitting and just dish out your anti-Israel dirt while rockets are being aimed at my house, family and friends as our boys are fighting to protect us – and you’re going to dish it out simply because we’re living in this land and you haven’t got a clue as to our connection to it; if you’re going to join the anti-semitic and anti-Israel demonstrations flaring up in the world like we’re seeing in France, Turkey, Berlin, most Arab states and even in the US that have nothing to do with this conflict but are really just expressions of hatred directed at Jews and Israelis (and these expressions will be directed at the host countries soon); if you’re going to stay quiet and just accept, then go ahead and unfriend me from Facebook now because you’re probably no friend of mine.

Know this: when someone tries to end my life, IT IS PERSONAL.
And if you’re adding fuel to the fire by posting crap that in some small way will contribute to my demise, then again - un-friend me now.

Because you can have the hatred, the twisted, the sick and evil and be a part of that – or you can have me. But you can’t have both.

Shalom, motherf****r.

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Oy vey! They're everywhere!

From The Spectator

London’s pro-Palestine rally was a disgusting anti-Semitic spectacle

19 July 2014 Douglas Murray

Protesters display placards and banners as they take part in a demonstration against Israeli airstrikes in Gaza in central London on July 19, 2014. Image: CARL COURT/AFP/Getty Images)
Thousands of anti-Semites have today succeeded in bringing central London to an almost total standstill.

They marched though the centre of the city before congregating to scream outside the Israeli Embassy in Kensington. It was interesting to watch this rather non-diverse crowd pass. Most of the women seem to be wearing headscarves or the burka, while their men-folk were naturally more appropriately dressed for a sweltering summer day.

But what a picture. These are the people who stayed at home throughout the Syrian civil war, stayed at home when ISIS rampaged across Iraq, stayed at home when Boko Haram and Al-Shabaab carried out their atrocities across central Africa and showed no concern whatsoever when the Muslim Brotherhood was running Egypt into the ground. Yet they pretend to care about Muslims.

And here they all are, coming out to scream because Israel is carrying out the most specific and targeted campaign in the history of warfare in order to stop Hamas – a group dedicated to the annihilation of all Jews – from firing thousands of rockets into the Jewish homeland.

Image: CARL COURT/AFP/Getty Images)

I suppose some of the people in London today might still try to pretend that they don’t hate Jews. Perhaps some of them would not even do what their co-religionists in France did last week when – intent on violence – they blockaded worshippers inside a Synagogue. But there is only one explanation for their horrible beliefs and actions.

The truest expression of their views was given voice a few years ago by the popular al-Jazeera star and leading cleric Sheikh Yusuf al-Qaradawi when he said:
‘Throughout history, Allah has imposed upon the [Jews] people who would punish them for their corruption. The last punishment was carried out by Hitler. By means of all the things he did to them – even though they exaggerated this issue – he managed to put them in their place. This was divine punishment for them. Allah willing, the next time will be at the hands of the believers.’

Sheikh Qaradawi himself is no longer lauded by a Mayor of London, but his disciples flooded the city’s streets today. What a disgusting sight to see in our capital.