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A brief History of Israel and the Jews

Stuff You Won't Find in the History Books

Muzzling Truth, Cleansing Israel and Rewriting History

During the mid-1980s when the Jews in Israel were conducting their great pogrom in Palestine, with hundreds of thousands fleeing their lands, Canada's Globe & Mail ran an article severely critical of Israel's actions and the resulting terror, death and destruction.

And the very next day there appeared a large photo in the same Globe & Mail, centered on the top of the front page, of a Jewish soldier giving candy to a (supposedly) Palestinian child.

I have never forgotten that event; it's been burned into my mind, not so much because of the blatant dishonesty of it (which I assume had to be apparent to any thinking person) but of the power of the Jews to bring such a prominent and independent newspaper to heel, in such short order.

One needn't much of an imagination to know what must have occurred behind some closed door, to bring about that result.
  • I can say Anything I Want, But not About You

  • There is no shortage of reported stories of even very senior people losing their jobs immediately upon making public comments critical of the Jews or of Israel - regardless of how true those comments are.

    As a British journalist in the US put it, "As to my professed fear of ticking off Jews being some kind of affectation or pose, I can only assure you that this is not so. Almost the first thing you hear from old hands when you go into opinion journalism in the U.S. is - to put it in the precise form I first heard it - "Don’t f*ck with the Jews."

    Joe Sobran expressed it with his usual hyperbole: "You must only ever write of us as a passive, powerless, historically oppressed minority, struggling to maintain our ancient identity in a world where all the odds are against us, poor helpless us, poor persecuted and beleaguered us! Otherwise we will smash you to pieces."
    And then the spin: "So this mythic Jewish goliath that’s awoken by even the faintest stirrings of dissent against the cult of Jewish victimhood, and which promptly “smashes you to bits”…well, it’s a fantasy, so far as I can tell.

    And if it’s true that one young British journalist had his career destroyed because he noticed there were lots of Jews in Hollywood, that’s a shame, and terribly unjust. But it's an anomaly."
    But it's not an anomaly. Recently, a White House staffer was fired for making factual statements that were critical of Israel. A French government diplomat lost his job for - in a private conversation - calling Israel "a shitty little country".

    Some time ago, the London Spectator, a conservative and irreverent British weekly published an article by William Cash on the domination of Hollywood by a "Jewish cabal".

    Immediately, fifteen leading Hollywood personalities, including Kevin Costner, Tom Cruise, Kirk Douglas and Barbra Streisand, signed a letter to the Spectator accusing Cash of "anti-Semitism" and "racism". Leon Wieseltier, literary editor of the New Republic, wrote to the Spectator's editor hinting at retribution and said: "You run a filthy magazine."

    The Spectator says an unnamed American company has withdrawn its advertising from the magazine. In Britain, Michael William-Jones, chief executive of United International Pictures, and Neville Nagler, chief executive of the Board of Deputies of British Jews, are among those who have taken offense.

  • A Personal Experience

  • I can relate a personal experience. As you may know, website pages often remain on the internet for a decade or more, especially articles in the major media that carry readers' comments, and those that mention peoples' names.

    Once, a Jewish commenter took exception to my critical recognition of some of his slanderous and false claims about China. His response was to register at that news site under at least two dozen different user names and make countless posts under each of them, in each case slandering me and my website as being wildly hateful, anti-Semitic, Nazi holocaust-denying, and much more.

    His attacks were surprisingly dirty, and he wasn't the least bashful about his purpose. He thought he knew my identity and place of residence, and was careful to mention these facts in each and every post.

    His plan was that whenever anyone might do an internet search for my name, the first several pages of results would contain exclusively these dirty and slanderous comments, apparently posted by many dozens of different people.

    In the event, he got his information wrong, and no harm was done. But the experience wasn't unusual.

  • The Jews' Muzzling Power

  • Sometimes they prefer to pursue a policy of "quarantine" or "dynamic silence." Generally speaking, according to this measure, "anti-Semites" are to be ignored until they attain a certain level of notoriety at which time the Jewish defense organizations will publicly respond.

    The Jews' muzzling power is very much in evidence today. There are very few articles in any North American paper that dare to criticise any action of Israel or its military.

    Any negative opinions involving anything Jewish are heavily muted, and most critical news about Israel simply never appears in the media in Canada or the US.

    In fact, the mere mention, the bringing to public attention, of completely innocent facts relating to the Jews, is sufficient to generate bitter and quite dirty accusations of anti-Semitism, of being a Nazi or a racist. It is very unpleasant.

    I once observed in an online forum that Jews were over-represented in the professions - medicine, dentistry, law, accounting - far above their percentage of the population at large. This received no comment.
    But when I added that Jews were also over-represented in media, publishing and entertainment fields, as well as in the US government - as they are - my observations immediately generated multiple personal attacks of anti-Semitism, of being a "Jew-hater" and more.

  • The 1936 Olympics

  • The 1936 Olympics had been awarded to Germany before Hitler became Chancellor in '33. So despite the protests of Jewish groups, it was too late to take the games away, which were meant to showcase the new Germany.

    Visitors were impressed at the spirit and positive outlook of the German people. Germany won more medals than any other nation, but black American Jesse Owens was the biggest star of the games. The German crowd cheered wildly for Owens as he won 4 Gold Medals as both a sprinter and long jumper.

    The Zionist media used Owens to vilify Hitler. It was reported then, and repeated endlessly ever since, that Hitler "snubbed" Owens because he was black, storming out of the stadium in a fit of rage when Owens won his first race. This "snub" made Hitler seem petty and rude in the eyes of the world.

    But the story of the Owens' snub is a big lie. Owens himself confirmed at the time that the "snub" story was a hoax, stating in 1936: "When I passed the Chancellor, he arose, waved his hand at me, and I waved back. I think the writers showed bad taste in criticizing the man of the hour in Germany"[Hitler].

    Years later, in his autobiography, Owens again clarified: "Hitler didn't snub me -it was FDR who snubbed me. The president didn’t even send me a telegram."

  • The Anti-Defamation League

  • The Jewish ADL (Anti-Defamation League) was founded by Sigmund Livingston in response to the 1913 trial of Leo Frank. Frank was a Jewish factory manager in Georgia who raped and murdered a young female employee, and then tried to frame a black man for the crime. After being spared the death penalty, angry Georgians later stormed the prison and hung Frank themselves.

    The charter of the ADL states:

    "The immediate object of the League is to stop, by appeals to reason and conscience and, if necessary, by appeals to law, the defamation of the Jewish people. Its ultimate purpose is to secure justice and fair treatment to all citizens alike and to put an end forever to unjust and unfair discrimination against and ridicule of any sect or body of citizens."

    But others claim the ADL’s true purpose is to protect the Rothschild’s network from exposure. Anyone who dares to call attention to the workings of the New World Order or The Federal Reserve Bank will be denounced by the ADL as "anti-Semitic."

    The ADL has a reputation for having destroyed many political and journalistic careers and is today one of the most feared Zionist organizations in America.

  • Rewriting History - Especially of Jewish Crimes

  • We are now told that the Ukrainian famine, with at least 6 million reported deaths, "never actually occurred". We're told it was just another anti-Semitic propaganda scheme.

    It appears to be an undisputed matter of historical record that 80% or more of all European Communists were Jews but, while that information is widely available, I have never seen it stated or discussed in any history texts in North America.

    It is undisputed that the Russian Bolsheviks were almost entirely Jewish, and that Jews conceived, organised and executed the Russian gulag system in which at least 20 million people were imprisoned and killed. But our history texts seem to overlook these matters.

    It is an historical fact that the same Jewish Communists executed revolutions in many countries after Russia, including Hungary and a short-lived one in Germany - which was one of the sources of animosity with the Jewish people there. But again, our history is silent.

    It is an historical fact that worldwide Jewry declared a holy war on Germany in 1933, organising a worldwide boycott of all German goods, in an attempt to destroy the German economy as retaliation for the eviction of Jews from the German government after the failed revolution. Once again, history fails to inform us.

    And what cannot be denied is often spun. We're told that Archduke Ferdinand's assassination produced no response among Austrians at all - a non-event was ignored.

    Not only that, the killing of the Archduke and his wife were entirely unrelated to the war which followed, that in fact, Austria had for some time wanted to attack Serbia and this just seemed like a good time.

  • Rewriting History - About God's Chosen People

  • It also appears to be an undisputed matter of historical record that 95% or so of all existing Jews are not really Jews at all. They are neither Semite nor Israelite, but are Europeans descended from the Khazars and who converted to Judaism.

    This means, among other things, that the Jews are in no way "God's Chosen People", and that they have no historical claim whatever to 'the holy land'.

    One Jewish publication in the US stated that "virtually 100%" of all Jews are Khazars, but this information again doesn't seem to appear in any history texts.

    It is a fact of history that Israel was never proclaimed a state by the UN or similar body. Instead, the Jews unilaterally took advantage of the circumstance to make the proclamation and, if we can believe John F. Kennedy, paid millions in election contributions to force the US to recognise Israel almost immediately.

    It is also a fact of history that the Jews were instrumental in bringing the US into the First World War on the side of England, and that the deal had been made to do so in return for giving Palestine to the Jews for the formation of their state. That without this, Germany's offer of peace to England would have been accepted and the war ended much sooner.

  • Rewriting History - About Jews and Opium in China

  • The British are blamed totally for the forced importation of opium into China, and the resulting devastation done to that country, but it is an historical fact that the importers and distributors of that opium were virtually all Jews.

    The family of David Sassoon was given the exclusive franchise for opium in China - by Queen Victoria herself - and her reason for taking Hong Kong from China was to give Sassoon an operations base for importing and distribution.

    By Sassoon's own admission considered it entirely "A Jewish business" and hired only Jews to help him. The Jewish Encyclopedia confirms this fact, but the information is omitted from all historical texts - except in China.

    Any mention of these Jewish families in China seems to relate only to their wealth, their kindness to other Jews and their building of synagogues, without any mention of the source of that wealth.

    Forbes and others each year publish lists of the world's richest people, but this would appear to be yet another unjustified muzzling of truth and rewriting history.

    The Jewish families of the Rothschilds, the Sassoons, and others, were by all accounts multi-billionnaires in the middle 1800s, and the best reliable estimates put their fortunes today at around 6 or 7 Trillion US dollars - each.

    But all publications adhere to the charade of promoting Bill Gates or Warren Buffett with their paltry 50 billion or so.

  • Rewriting History - The Jews and Shanghai

  • Jewish families, including the Sassoons, Hartungs, Kadoories and many more, made immense fortunes on trafficking opium in China, using much of that money to buy most of Shanghai and many other cities.

    And there is now what I would term a sinister plot to sanitise much of their involvement in Shanghai, one that is too clever by half.

    Readers may be aware that some 30,000 to 40,000 Jews were brought into Shanghai from Europe during World War Two. The story today that is being flogged by Jews from many different places and directions is that China was a good friend to the Jews during the war, that there was no animosity whatever and that in fact relations between the Jews and the Chinese consisted of something like brotherly love during joint oppression.

    This is nothing more than a clever scam that tries to convince a gullible public that the vicious opium criminality inflicted on the Chinese people using the power of the British military as enforcement, was really nothing at all.

    What the stories fail to relate was that Shanghai at the time was totally under wartime occupation by the Japanese, and it was with the Japanese military that the Jews made their arrangement for visa-free immigration of their fellow Jews.

    "China" had nothing to say about it, but the story as told today by the Jews is a cleverly-crafted and compelling lie.

    In fact, as soon as the war ended, "China" expelled all these same Jews, along with other foreign occupiers, and confiscated all of their property, assets, and even the banks they used for their opium adventures.

    You can read more on this story here: Trashing the Truth, Part 4 - Shanghai.

  • Rewriting History - Only the Jews have suffered

  • It appears far too frequently, in far too many places, that the suffering of any peoples other than the Jews is trivialised, dismissed, denigrated and even mocked.

    It would seem that no one is permitted to compete with the Jews. Victimisation is for them alone.

    Julia Lovell has written a recent book, attempting to be the definitive work on China's opium tragedy, in which book Lovell blithely refers to this incredible and unconscionable devastation of China as a "tragicomedy". Unbelievable.

    One can speculate about the response of worldwide Jewry if we were to refer to their "holocaust" as a tragicomedy.

    Another Jewish author, Bernard Brizay, has attempted to trivialise to an astonishing degree, the destruction of China's Yuanmingyuan, and many Jewish online posters seem quite happy to join in this repugnant activity.

    These people, with their books and articles, are accomplishing two things. One is to trivialise every other human tragedy so that nothing can survive to compete with the suffering of the Jews.

    The second is to sanitise the involvement of the Jews in many of these same tragedies - the Russian Bolshevik Revolution, the Gulags, the Ukrainian famine, Black Slavery, opium distribution in China, organ trafficking, the fomenting of wars for profit . . .

  • The Jewish Lobby in Europe and North America

  • One is a factual matter from observation of a condition I find surprising, that being the certainly powerful and apparently pervasive and effective Jewish lobby.

    It is no secret that the Jewish lobby in the US is extremely powerful and influential, to the extent that Jewish Prime Ministers have boasted that they effectively control the US government and have nothing to fear from the US.

    I am unaware of any elected US Congressman or Senator who did not commence an election campaign by a pledge of allegiance to Israel. Nor do I believe one could be elected without doing so.

    And certainly the Israeli newspapers are not short of disparaging articles about the US - which seems exceedingly strange, considering that without the extensive cash, arms and other US support Israel would quickly falter and probably disappear.

    Europe is a bit more free of this influence. In 2009 there were mass protests in most of the large cities in Europe, many tens of thousands of people in many locations, demonstrating against Israel's attacks on the civilians in Gaza, on the use of phosphor bombs and a host of inhumane acts. It was much in the news overseas, but I found nothing at all in any North American paper.

    That's true lobbying power, and to my best knowledge no other nation in the world possesses it. The US cannot prevent the media anywhere from publishing critical articles, nor can the Ukrainians, the Russians, certainly not the Chinese. But the Jews can. And they do. Constantly.

  • Sanitising Israel

  • Avigdor Lieberman, Israel's foreign minister, has ordered its embassies in 10 European countries, including the UK, each to recruit 1,000 members of the public to act as advocates for its policies in a new public relations offensive aimed at improving Israel's standing in Europe.

    The have been instructed to identify 1,000 people by mid-January to act as "allies" to Israel. One source described them as "friends who are willing not just to receive (Jewish) messages but to actively promote these messages". These individuals – likely to be drawn from Jewish or Christian activists, academics, journalists and students – will be briefed regularly by Israeli officials and encouraged to speak up for Israel at public meetings or write letters or articles for the press.

    The Israeli government, military and various embassies are adept at using social media such as Twitter, Facebook and YouTube to promote material. Organisations such as Bicom, the Britain Israel Communications Research Centre, in the UK and the Israel Project in the US, which describe themselves as independent, are dedicated to promoting Israeli policies.

    This extensive organisation is part of the source of the power of the Jewish lobby, and you would have to be blind to not see it, and a fool to deny its existence. The Jews aren't the only ones with lobbying power of course, but the Palestinians unfortunately have none. It's an extensive propaganda campaign to 'cleanse' Israel's image abroad.

    The objection to this is that it is used to cover up brutality and atrocities on the part of the government of Israel or of various groups of Jews during various periods of history. There is no evidence that all Jews everywhere are in favor of this, but I'm not aware that many of them file complaints either.

  • Inconvenient Truths: Anti-Semitism, Hate Speech and Freedom of Speech

  • This lobbying power leads to the next item which involves freedom of the press, free speech, and North Amerca's laws against what is called 'hate speech'.

    From my memory, I can recall few news reports that are critical of Israel, and in fact, few reports on Israel at all. It is only in the recent past (2009-2010) that some papers permitted comments on any online articles involving Israel or Jews. Before this, comments were always closed.

    This has changed slightly, but from everything I've seen one must be exceedingly cautious in any comments on this topic. Even apparently innocent comments made in good faith are routinely deleted from the media websites.

    Criticisms of Jews or of Israel are not permitted, and even minor comments can quickly lead to accusations of one being 'anti-Semitic' or a 'Nazi and a Jew-hater'.

  • Anti-Hate Legislation is not for You or Me

  • Canada and other Western countries have what we call 'anti-hate laws', legislation intended to prevent the dissemination of hateful and racist accusations against another people, especially if they are likely to inspire negative or violent actions.

    I applaud the plan; we could use more of it. Unfortunately, these laws, regulations, and newspaper editing appear to be applied in a less than equitable fashion.

    I could be wrong, but my conclusion is that these laws were intended only to silence criticism of, and opposition to, Israel and the activities of the Jews, and not really meant to apply to any other nation of people.

    I don't make that accusation carelessly. As a case in point, at about the time these laws were enacted, there was a book published titled "The Hajj", which received some popular acclaim. I no longer recall much of the content, but one passage remains in my mind - a description of an Arab woman who, while admittedly attractive, was of such inferior and primitive stock that her infant was happy to lie in its bassinette, eating its own excrement.

    I recall thinking at the time that if that passage had been written about a Jew, there would have been hell to pay. But in the event, nobody raised a fuss and nothing happened, at least nothing that came to my attention.

    And from that point onward, I have never seen anything to change my original conviction that these laws were introduced by fierce Jewish lobbying pressure only to ensure that Jews - and only Jews - would not be subject to public criticism.

  • I can Trash Anyone But the Jews

  • I once lived in Italy, in Roma, for a long period. I could tell you that I really don't much care for Italians, that half of them are honest but the other half are born thieves. I could tell you that they are often corrupt, not always clean, and will seldom do you a favor without arranging a reward for themselves in the bargain.

    I could tell you that I am anti-Italian. I could publish all of that in a newspaper article, without fear of reprisal. Some Italians would object, of course, but the powers of the law would almost assuredly be absent.

    The above comments are untrue, by the way. I make them only as an illustration.

    I believe that I could stand on the steps of the Parliament Buildings in Canada or in front of the US House of Congress, and yell out that Arabs were all insane terrorists, primitive nomads, sub-human animals who should be exterminated, and nothing much would happen.

    In fact, the racial biases in much of the West are so strong that I believe I might be recommended for a medal. But once again, I doubt very much that any anti-hate laws would come out of the woodwork to defend the Arabs from my hateful tirades.

    However, I also believe that if I were to make any of the above claims about Jews I would most likely be imprisoned. In part, there is no effective Italian lobby to demand satisfaction from the government, and likely no Arab lobby at all - whereas there is definitely a very powerful and well-connected Jewish lobby.

    Our freedom of the press is in reality heavily circumscribed, our freedom of speech is the same, and our anti-hate laws have been pre-empted to serve only one race of people. I see nothing to be done about it, but I find it distasteful and unacceptable.

  • But the Jews can Trash Anybody They Want

  • There are many significant, and increasing, signs today of a Jewish media assault on China, much of it demeaning, mocking, bitterly hateful.

    We see so many so-called "news reports" that are truly repugnant, trashing China from every direction. These articles stem mostly from Jewish-controlled media and are written primarily by Jewish columnists and authors.

    From the NYT we have Paul Krugman, Nicholas Kristof, Thomas Friedman, and many more. The Economist magazine is one of the worst, producing a weekly diet of immature and juvenile, flame-baiting trash about China. And so many more.

    Worldwide Jewry has seemingly no hesitation about pushing the world to hate Muslims and Arabs, with scores of articles and posts demeaning all these people as terrrorists and worse - while ignoring Israel's own brand of terrorism.

    We can conclude only that anti-hate legislation is intended to protect only Jews from criticism, while leaving the Jews free to trash any people with absolute impunity.

  • The Power of Guilt and Fear

  • I believe this circumstance is largely driven by both guilt of the past, and by fear of being labelled and slandered.

    Before the Second War, the Jews were not generally much liked as a people, for reasons that I'm sure were more or less unjustified - victims of ignorance, racism, bigotry and prejudice. Not nice qualities.

    To be fair, however, there were other reasons not so innocent. As one example, Jews were commonly tax farmers in the European nations, having paid the reigning monarch cash in advance for the right to levy and collect taxes from the citizenry.

    Jews in many places were much hated for the enthusiasm (and perhaps their inventiveness) in executing these duties, and I think we can forgive the Chinese for remembering that it was virtually entirely Jews involved in the devastation of their society from opium.

    It is again a matter of historical record that the Sassoons and other Jewish families used the power of the British military to try to turn an entire nation into hard drug addicts.

    In any case, it seems the intent was to play on that guilt, to permit the Jews to become perpetual victims, and to use that to bully the world in many different ways.

  • This has all Gone Too Far

  • And I would have to say that while I am aware of the past tragedies, I was not a part of them. While I can feel much compassion for the suffering and the loss of life, I myself have committed no wrongs - not against the Jews nor against anyone else. And I find I deeply resent attempts to make me feel guilty for things that happened before I was born and over which I had no control.

    I resent anyone attempting to control my thinking, to make me timid and hesitant in my own opinions, to make me fear reprisal for speaking openly of my honest thoughts and feelings. Those are characteristics of a fascist police state, not of a free world.

    As I wrote earlier, I have no dislike for Jews. But I don't expect my government to cower in fear of a powerful racial lobby and to throw me in prison as punishment for my genuine personal thoughts or opinions.

    And perhaps even more to the point, I don't expect my government to be cowardly and hypocritical on such an important issue, to the extent of telling me I am free to dislike Native Aboriginals, or Arabs, or the Chinese, but that the Jews are off limits because they're God's Chosen People.

  • More Than Enough Hypocrisy

  • In simple terms, hypocrisy is my gaining an advantage by pretending to be something I despise or, perhaps more commonly, the pot calling the kettle black. The US government accusing the Chinese government of human-rights violations is hypocrisy of a high order.

    The last time I looked, it wasn't China that fabricated volumes of data to justify invading another country and killing maybe a million civilians. It wasn't China that reveled in Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo Bay, or a host of other things.

    And, in my view, the Jews in Israel accusing the Palestinians of terrorism is the same.

    Of all the people in the world who should understand what it's like to be a nation without a home, to be set upon, to be driven from their homes, often with violence, to lose everything including their lives, it should be the Jews. But any suffering the Jews experienced could not be worse than the travesties they inflict every day upon the Palestinian people.

    The incredible injustices inflicted on the Palestinians are legion, and are well-documented in many places - including by the United Nations, Human Rights Watch and many other relief organisations. How can any thinking people - how can the Jews - defend such consistent and brutal, even savage, actions, against another people, while proclaiming their holiness and innocence to the world, while at the same time expecting the world to remember Jewish (and only Jewish) suffering?

    How can a people like the Jews, who want (and are pressing hard for) many countries to build 'holocaust museums' to commemmorate their suffering, in turn inflict even much greater injustices and suffering on another innocent people?

    And now the entire world is repeating precisely the same mistake it made about the Jews before and during the Second War - watching the devastation of an entire nation of people - recognising the illegality of it, the savage brutality, the injustice, the degradation, the humiliation, the poverty and hopelessness. And watching, and watching. Silently. Too cowardly to speak out.