Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Four Israelis Murdered, including pregnant woman

Israeli Naomi Ragen writes:


Every time some well-meaning fool starts floating the word "peace" around, here in the Middle East, Israelis start getting murdered. Now is no exception. A car with two Israeli couples from Beit Chagai near Hebron was deliberately ambushed and all the passengers were shot at close range, including a pregnant woman. "Peace" talks? With whom? About what?


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Aish.com: Rosh Hashana Inspiration, Lori, Nazi Propaganda & more - August 31, 2010

Monday, August 30, 2010



                     A DARING EXPERIMENT by Barry Chamish


       My website was hacked and inaccessible for the past month. It was fixed just a few days ago. For a month I was cut off from the wider world, resulting in almost no new readers,  while almost no books were sold. During these desperate and penniless days, I had numerous discussions about how to keep the books going even if I wasn't. The answer usually came up, "You have to put them on Kindle."
       However, I replied, most of my readers don't trust the Internet enough to pay or learn to pay online. More troubling, many are going through severe money troubles and wouldn't pay Kindle about $25 for any book right now. My solution was a daring experiment in trust that only I believe might work because every alternative idea had worse drawbacks.

       My book, Shabtai Tzvi, Labor Zionism, And The Holocaust, was put in a Kindle-like pdf with most of the essential book reading features, like a page counter. Here it is:


       This was my second most successful book after, Who Murdered Yitzhak Rabin. The work proves that Judaism was utterly infiltrated by the criminals called the Sabbataians. Their work against the Jews from within led to numerous disasters for the people, culminating in the Holocaust. Something about the message seeped through to the other side and surprising mainstream outlets chose to review it:

       "Mr. Chamish's observations concerning the CFR elite's schemes in the Middle East have repeatedly proved accurate." -New American

       "Chamish has an impressive and very real influences on people who are not satisfied with the explanations given them." -Yediot Achronot

      Within the book are chapters that have gone worldwide, including the murders of Ofra Haza, and Congressman Wayne Owens, the radiation experiments on Sephardic children in the 50s, why Jonathan Pollard can never be released from prison etc.

      The book is yours for just $10. Now who, all asked, would pay $10 when I just sent it for free? This is where the honor system enters from stage left.

      I have only sent the book to trusted readers. No site or newsgroup received it. There is no news written that could be reprinted anywhere. It's, for now, just you and me. Now, I'm not the total sucker I'm widely assumed to be. I know some won't pay and some might. The some might is reward enough for me and for those loyal readers who cannot afford to pay.

      For those who can, here are my rules, with no way to ever enforce them... BUT ONE. If you read the whole book, and can afford it, you bought it. And if you forward it, try to pay me $5. a book for each recipient.

      If this experiment works, I will open pdf sites and take low-priced orders for Bye Bye Gaza, and THE conPROMISED LAND, from those who played fair ball with this grand experiment. That is my sole enforcement.

      Congratulations. You have received a terrific book this time out.

Barry Chamish
POB 840157
Saint Augustine, FL  32080  USA

Paypal:  chamishba@gmail.com

Shimon Peres came to power over Rabin's dead body

Shimon Peres Came to Power Over Rabin's Dead Body
I met Yitzhak Rabin in the Israeli Parliament in 1982 during Hanukkah. I was able to talk with him briefly and mention I was associated with Ambassador College in Pasadena, California.

Avishai Raviv, Eyal, and Yitzhak Rabin
Avishai Raviv was an Israeli government agent provocateur (whose code name was "Champagne" for the bubbles of incitement he created to tarnish the right-wing Israelis) who goaded Yigal Amir to assassinate Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin (although this is hotly disputed by investigative reporters like Barry Chamish)...

Vatican Linked to the Assassination of Yitzhak Rabin?
The dark powers of the European Union, under evil influence of the very real German-Jesuit cabal, are intent on ripping out the heart of Israel and sacrificing Israeli sovereignty to their wannabe divine emperor about to take the world by storm, pimped by the sorcerer-pope.

Shimon Peres Charged with the Murder of Yitzhak Rabin?
We, the undersigned, leaders of major Jewish groups and organizations, hereby sorrowfully acknowledge our lack of leadership in pursuit of justice for slain Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin.

Sunday, August 29, 2010

Restore America!

President Teddy Roosevelt said, "The one absolutely certain way of bringing this nation to ruin, of preventing all possibility of its continuing as a nation at all, would be to permit it to become a tangle of squabbling nationalities."

We must renew America by restoring the racial dominance of people of white color as our former immigration policy insured (that the treacherous drunk and murderer Senator Ted Kennedy perverted in 1965).

No King Memorial on Mall!

MLK’s name has already littered enough American streets, squares, and bridges. Furthermore, his blind devotees have a shrine to their idol in Atlanta.

Justice demands there should never be any memorial to the controversial Martin Luther King Jr., unless or until the extensive FBI files are first opened to public scrutiny and then the American people can decide what to do with the documented revelations. Imagine the outrage and horror when the plain truth about the fraud and forged hero is finally brought to light if his deceptive Memorial has been permitted to defile the Mall and pollute the place and millions of schoolchildren have been brainwashed to believe the big lie about him! Why be an accomplice to such evil? It’s mad to even think about having any memorial to such a con man among truly great American heroes!

“Dr” Martin Luther King lived a double life
“Dr.” Martin Luther King, Jr. exposed as a fraud!
Martin Luther King Day?

The truth about “the occupation” and “the settlements”

The truth about “the occupation” and “the settlements” 

By Ted Belman


The pro-Palestinian propaganda machine has succeeded in stigmatizing the Israeli occupation and the settlements. Time and again we hear about the “brutal occupation” and the “illegal settlements”. We rarely hear the truth in opposition to these lies.


Israel is accused of occupying the West Bank and Gaza. In fact these territories are described as “The occupied Palestinian territories.” Not only are they not occupied in a legal sense, but also they are not “Palestinian” lands in a sovereign sense..

The Fourth Geneva Convention (FGC) is a treaty between signatory states that are called High Contracting Parties (HCP). It regulates the obligations of one HCP who occupies the land of another HCP. It defines the terms “Occupying Power” and “Occupied State”. Thus this convention does not apply to the territories because they were not the land of any HCP. They have never been the land of an HCP. Prior to 1967, Jordon was in occupation of these territories, just as Israel is currently in occupation. Jordanian sovereignty over these lands was never recognized and ultimately Jordan relinquished any claims she claimed to have over these lands. The FGC was never applied when Jordan occupied the land and it shouldn’t be applied now that Israel does.

Yet the International Court of Justice, when it gave an advisory opinion on the Israeli security fence, “identified Jordan as the occupied power of the West Bank”. According to David Matas, an international lawyer of considerable repute, in his well argued book
Aftershock ,”The judgment moves on from this legal reasoning to labeling the West Bank as Palestinian occupied territory. But this labelling is based on the ethnic composition of the West Bank, not on its legal status.” “This assertion by the ICJ that the West Bank is occupied territory is a contortion the Court imposed on the law to get to its desired results of slapping the label “occupier” on Israel.”. “ shows that the primary concern of the court was to connect to pro-Palestinian rhetoric”. As a result the Palestinians consider themselves the “occupied power”.

Matas notes “That the Geneva Conventions on the Laws of War do not recognize the legal possibility of the occupation of a people, only the occupation of the territory of a state.” A Protocol to these conventions does recognize such a possibility but Israel is not a signatory to it and is thus not bound by it.
It must be clearly understood that Israel’s occupation is not illegal and the UN has never claimed it to be. In fact Resolution 242 permits Israel to remain in occupation until they have an agreement on “secure and recognized borders”.

The Palestinians have no greater claim to a state than any minority group in any other state that wants a state of their own. The Basques and the Kurds come to mind. No one is demanding that they be given statehood.

When Israel’s counsel acknowledged to Israel’s High Court when it was deliberating on the fence, that Israel held the land in “belligerent occupation”, he did so to enable the Court to use the law of occupation in its deliberations. It was not an admission that the lands were Palestinian land or that the FGC applied.

Matas also takes issue with Dore Gold and others for calling the land “disputed land”, because others argue all of Israel is disputed land.

UNSC Res 242 sanctioned Israel’s right to remain in occupation until such time as the parties reached an agreement on secure and recognized borders. This resolution makes no mention of the FGC. Israel has accepted the PA as the negotiating party. Nevertheless she knows the PA is currently an illegitimate government, having overstayed its mandate, and speaks for no one much less Hamas.


The anti-Zionists argue the settlements are illegal and rely solely on the provisions of the Fourth Geneva Convention which provides that the Occupying power is prohibited from transferring civilian populations to occupied territories. They say that the prohibition against transfer includes a prohibition against encouragement to settle. The matter has never been put to a court for interpretation or determination. But the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) advises “that this provision was intended to prevent a practice adopted during the Second World War in which certain powers transferred portions of their populations to occupied territories for political and racial reasons or in order, as they claimed to colonize those territories.”

Nazi Germany enforced two kinds of transfers but in both cases they were forced transfers. The victims were the persons being forced.

Transferring populations is not a grave breach of the Geneva Conventions. However a Protocol to the GC makes it so but Israel is not a party to the protocol and is not bound by it.

The anti-Zionists reject the notion that the proscription is against only forced transfers and argue that the FGC proscribes inducement to move as well. But how can there be a crime of inducement when the person committing the act, the settler, has done nothing wrong. How can you be guilty of a crime by inducing someone to do something which is not a crime? Furthermore, this inducement would be a War Crime on an equal footing with Genocide. The equation is ludicrous. And if the settlers settle on their own volition and not due to inducements, what then? Also it is impossible to prosecute an occupying power. So what individuals would be held responsible?
Even if someone in Israel was convicted of offering inducements to settle, the settlers would not be affected and could remain in the settlements if they wished.
Matas opines, “The interpretation defies the ordinary understanding of criminal responsibility where the person committing the act is the primary wrongdoer and the person inducing the act is only an accessory.”

Matas concludes. “There is all the difference in the world between forcible transfer, the offence of the Geneva Convention, and voluntary settlement, even where the settlement is encouraged” (by are merely providing inducements). “Transfer is something that is done to people. Settlement is something people do.”

The Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court made it an offence to ”directly or indirectly” transfer populations. The ICRC has attempted to interpret “indirect transfers” as “inducements” thereby making them a crime. But the GC certainly does not and that currently is the prevailing opinion.

But that didn’t prevent the ICJ, in its advisory opinion above noted, from finding that the settlements violated international law. No reasons were given and no authority cited. But elsewhere it expressed the opinion that the combination of the settlements and the fence amounted to de facto annexation. It ignored the fact that Israel took the position that the fence was not intended to be the border but was merely a security measure. While actual annexation may be a violation of the FGC, the settlements and the fence certainly were not.an annexation or a violation of the FGC. What a legal stretch! And what about the settlements on the west side of the fence? Are they an annexation too?

Thus the ICJ did not conclude that someone in Israel was guilty of inducing settlements or in any other way of transferring populations…

Matas expands on his dim view of the advisory opinion. He considers it an attempt to discredit Israel. In the end it discredited the ICJ. He prays that the ICC will be more judicious. The ICJ, after all, is an organ of the UN who requested it to provide the opinion. Similarly the UN requested Goldstone to investigate Cast Lead and produce a report. This report, like the advisory opinion, was just what the UN ”ordered”.

But keep in mind that the opinion of the ICJ was just that, an opinion, and is not legally binding on anyone.

The US has traditionally, with the Carter administration being the only exception, refrained from describing the settlements as illegal and instead called them obstacles to peace. In September 2009, Obama went before the United Nations and declared “America does not accept the legitimacy of continued Israeli settlements.” This is closer to Carter’s position but falls short of declaring them illegal. Nevertheless, it prompted John Bolton to say “This is the most radical anti-Israel speech I can recall any president making.”

All this ignores the fact that the Palestine Mandate encouraged close settlement of the land by Jews. This right has never been rescinded and the UN has no right to rescind it. . So Jews from anywhere have the right to settle on the West Bank and the PA and the UN has no right to say otherwise.

To demand that the future Palestinian state be Judenrein, free of Jews, is reprehensible and discriminatory. The West should not condone it, but it does.

Ted Belman
Jerusalem, Israel
972 (0)54 441 3252

Bosnian-Serb conflict

 How America Helped Hitler Kill Jews....."THE NAZI NEXUS"

DavidBenAriel says:
Bosnian-Serb conflict
I remember when we were being bombarded with how the “Serbs are evil,” and I thought who says so? By what standard? Then The Philadelphia Trumpet began to expose how the United States was fighting Germany and the Vatican’s opposition, how we were betraying our former Serbian allies and supporting our former enemies!

US has Bosnian blood on its hands
A Jewish Albatross: the Serbs
Why are we fighting Germany’s wars?

PC fascists target Thilo Sarrazin?

Thilo Sarrazin, German Banker, Under Fire For 'Racist' Jewish Remark

The gentleman has a right to express himself without fear of retaliation from PC fascists, doesn't he? Obviously his blunt speech has frightened some who would rather remain in denial of the plain truth.

A Jewish Albatross: The Serbs

A Jewish Albatross: The Serbs By: Julia Gorin FrontPageMagazine.com | Wednesday, March 16, 2005

Imagine that a country is fighting domestic terrorism by Muslim militants who are carrying out attacks against police, government officials and citizens in a bid to carve out their own state, hoping to provoke a response from the government that will alarm the international community. Imagine that the world duly intervenes, and a peacekeeping force is sent in, paralyzing the nation’s ability to defend itself, and effectively doing the militants’ bidding even as attacks against the non-Muslim population continue. Finally, imagine the intervening internationals severing this nation’s Jerusalem from it and handing it to the provocateurs.
It sounds like a worst-case scenario for the Israeli people, but it is a fate that actually befell the Serbian people, who this year may lose Kosovo as the deadline approaches for determining the status of the province, where Christian churches, monasteries and homes were burned to the ground in pogroms in March of last year. They will lose Kosovo to Albanian Muslims, whose fates are now entirely in the hands of the international Islamist factions with whom they, and we, cast their lot.
As a reprisal of last March looms on the horizon (Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj stepped down when he was indicted for war crimes last week, and the UN Mission in Kosovo was promptly bombed), the reticence about butchered Serbian octogenarians, children and other civilians--alternating with dismissal of these atrocities, even six years later, as “revenge killings”--intimates that terrorized Serbs are an even bigger yawn than terrorized Israelis. That’s why I am calling upon my fellow Jews to break their own conspicuous silence.

In the six years since our bizarre bombing of Belgrade to prevent a genocide that forensics turned up empty (a memo that apparently made it only to European and Canadian presses, leaving a gaping hole in our national dialogue), the sense of something not being said grows palpable. With every explosive report coming from the Balkans--Islamic charities getting busted as terror-funding fronts, terrorist cells being uncovered in Bosnia and Kosovo, explosions on Pristina’s Bill Clinton Avenue, then last year’s coordinated Albanian riots that injured 900, killed 19 Serbs and tried to drive out what was left of Kosovo’s non-Albanian population--more and more people have started to think it, but who has the poor taste to say it?

After all, we were told that a genocide was in progress. We were told of mass graves. A hundred thousand killed and 800,000 displaced, Bill Clinton said.

Soon after the U.S.-led NATO invasion, the 100,000 figure turned out to be closer to 2,000 and included armed Albanian and Serb fighters. “No Bodies at Rumored Grave Site in Kosovo,” read a Reuters headline as early as October ’99, above an article reporting the results of an excavation by international war crimes investigators to check the rumors that Serbs had hidden up to 700 Albanian bodies in a lead and zinc mine. Other “mass graves” turned up empty or hardly massive, and the Racak massacre, the feather that was used to break the NATO camel’s back, turned out to have been staged, according to three forensics teams sent in to investigate--but only after the first team, headed by Finland’s Helena Ranta, initially gave a thumbs-up to “massacre” so that the bombing campaign could commence. (Two years and thousands of lives later, Ranta’s final report confirmed the opposite conclusion.) 

Sold on a Holocaust scenario, the American people couldn’t have known what sinister deal they’d signed on to. But my fellow Jews should have smelled a rat. And to my profound disappointment, in the face of a stunning parallel to the Palestinian propaganda war that Jews themselves struggle with, for the most part they have been silent since. 

As journalists fanned the early flames of Serb demonization in Bosnia, starting with a widely circulated 1992 photo of a Serb-run “death camp” for Bosnian Muslims that turned out to have been taken from the inside of a fenced storage area, and showed refugees who had escaped the fighting and were free to go at any time, it should have raised some red flags among my tribe--even if only after the fact. After all, what Jew can forget the NY Times photo from a 2000 riot in Jerusalem, showing an Israeli soldier standing over a bloody young man—the caption identifying the scene as an Israeli policeman and a Palestinian? It subsequently came to bear that the bloody “Palestinian” was a Chicago Yeshiva student who had just been beaten by Palestinians. One need only say the word “Jenin” to a Jew for him to recall the vision of Palestinians digging up old graves to increase the body count there. 

But just as Palestinians have been a step ahead of Israelis when it comes to PR, so were Balkan Muslims a step ahead of Serb Christians. Such that when, early on, it came to winning American-Jewish empathy, the Albanian Kosovars were victorious over the Serbs. 

A 1994 article in a monthly Jewish publication called “Midstream,” which caught on early, cites an interview between a French journalist named Jacques Merlino and James Harff, of the D.C.-based PR firm Ruder & Finn, which was representing Croatia, Bosnia and the Kosovo Liberation Army. After boasting about having set up meetings between Bosnian officials and Al Gore, George Mitchell, Bob Dole and other politicians, Harff described the achievement he was most proud of: “To have managed to put Jewish opinion on our side…At the beginning of August 1992, ‘New York Newsday’ came out with the affair of [Serb] concentration camps. We jumped at the opportunity immediately. We outwitted three big Jewish organizations--B'nai B'rith, Anti-Defamation League, the American Jewish Committee, and the American Jewish Congress. We suggested to them to publish an advertisement in the ‘New York Times’ and to organize demonstrations outside the United Nations. That was a tremendous coup. When the Jewish organizations entered the game on the side of the Bosnians, we could promptly equate the Serbs with the Nazis in the public mind.”

It was a sneak PR attack, and the Serbs were out-sassed. If anyone should have looked deeper into the story being peddled, it was the Jewish community—who ask that people do their homework before making rash judgments about Israeli operations in the Palestinian territories and siding with the visibly more pathetic side. But the magic “genocide” wand was waved, and organized Jewry fell into its autopilot never-again trance.

It’s all the more tragic considering the historical relationship between Jews and Serbs, both of whom were persecuted by the Nazis’ Croatian, Bosnian and Albanian brigades during WWII. In 1999, under pressure from the U.S. and amid protest from Israelis who knew better, Israel joined NATO’s war against Yugoslavia, leaving Serbs stunned and angry in an era when most of Europe was already being engulfed by a new wave anti-Semitism. Today, whatever Jews remained in Kosovo before our intervention have been cleansed right along with the Serbs.

And yet last March 18th, the second day of renewed Serb cleansing, the House of Representatives was treated to the following resolution on Kosovo by Congressman Eliot Engel (D, NY), who chairs the Albanian Issues Caucus: “When there is no resolution of the final status, the people in a country become restless…Right now there is rampant unemployment. Right now there is very little hope for a future…Self-determination and, ultimately, independence for the people of Kosovo is the only solution…What we have seen…is this ridiculous plan called standards before status…We put forward benchmarks and we tell the people of Kosovo they have to achieve these benchmarks before we can even look at a resolution and at self-determination.”

The speech easily could be mistaken for one that makes the case for immediate Palestinian statehood as a way to end “understandable” violence against Israelis. The irony of it coming from a pro-Israel Jewish congressman is too thick for comment, and yet it got thicker when in his closing thoughts Engel employed the penultimate moral-equivalence  phrase that Jews find so maddening in reference to Israel: “The ethnic violence which happened yesterday is a tragic undertaking, a tragic tragedy, and I must call on both sides to stop the violence.”

Especially in light of the millions of Christians who today stand with Israel as it fights for the right to defend itself, too few Jews have stood up for the Serb Christians. No, the Serbs are not the Jews. Not every nation, when provoked, plays as tenderly as Israel, whose teen soldiers risk their lives going door to door to pluck the one or two actual terrorists out of a household of complicit family members.

A 2000 documentary on England’s BBC2 showed an interview with KLA leader Hashim Thaci, in which he admitted, "We knew full well that any armed action we undertook would trigger a ruthless retaliation by Serbs against our people. We knew we were endangering civilian lives, too, a great number of lives." There was also a sound bite from a Kosovo Albanian negotiator named Doug Gorani: "The more civilians were killed, the chances of international intervention became bigger, and the KLA of course realized that."

Had we not been looking for mini Holocausts under every bed, had we not responded like Pavlovian dogs when hearing that a modern-day Holocaust was under way in Europe’s underbelly, we could have seen through the hoax, as well as what it portended for  Israel. 

Instead, cover articles ran in Jewish newspapers across America, such as the one in the Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles that began, "With echoes of the Holocaust and pogroms haunting a collective conscience, the Jewish community in Los Angeles has mobilized forces to come to the aid of Kosovar refugees left homeless and hungry by Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic." A full-page ad read: "OUR HELPING HAND EXTENDS ALL THE WAY TO KOSOVO," and the small print informed readers that the Jewish Federation of Los Angeles had made a donation of $50,000 to the Kosovo Refugee Relief Fund of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. 

Only when turning to the letters page did one encounter a dissenting voice. It belonged to self-described researcher and writer Paul Stonehill, who compared the one-sided press coverage to that directed against Israel: “I am sad that because of our misguided policy yet another radical Moslem state will appear in Europe. I am sad that the Serbs, who stood up to the Nazis like very few other people did during the war are bombed by the grandchildren of the Allies. And I am ashamed that some Jews have such selective memory."

In 1999 this selective memory afflicted both the ADL’s Abe Foxman (“We’re glad that we’re doing now what we weren’t doing then [WWII]”), and Elie Wiesel, who approved of bombing Yugoslavia when instead the 1941 words of Adolf Hitler should have been echoing through his head: "As soon as sufficient forces are available and the weather allows, the ground installations of the Yugoslav Air Force and the City of Belgrade will be destroyed from the air by continual day and night bombardment. When that is completed we will subdue Yugoslavia." 

Sure enough, within weeks of our offensive, Prince Khaled Bin Sultan, commander of the allied Saudi troops during the first Gulf War, called on NATO and the U.S. to extend its “honorable actions” in Kosovo to Palestine. A few years later, when Kofi Annan sent Helena Ranta to look for evidence of massacre in Jenin, karma came calling. Israel's external adviser on the Jenin inquiry, Cambridge University international legal expert Daniel Bethlehem, warned then, "If the committee's findings uphold the allegations against Israel--even on poor reasoning--this…may make it impossible for Israel to resist calls for an international force, the immediate establishment of a Palestinian state and the prosecution of individuals said to have committed the alleged acts."

When, during Wesley Clark’s clumsy yet merciless 78-day bombardment of the Orthodox Christian Serbs, which didn’t break even for Easter (the way our other bombardments have for Ramadan), the possibility of a precedent for Israel was made clear to then Foreign Minister Ariel Sharon by an Italian ambassador, he asked American Jewish leaders to call for an end to the bombardment against Yugoslavia, citing that the KLA was backed by Iran-backed terror outfits and that an independent Kosovo would be a gateway for the spread of terror throughout Europe. 

Whether such an organized Jewish voice emerged is unclear; if it did, it was done quietly, to save face. What has begun to take form since is a humanitarian concern for the remaining Serbs of Kosovo. But its language has been meticulously woven, so as not to backpedal too obviously on our overzealous enforcement of a cheap morality.

But we Jews at least should be trying to set the record straight. Though they were late in coming, entire organizations are devoted to debunking the Muslim-spun mythology against Israel that so many in the media dutifully report. The Serbs have no such face to the outside world, and so they do not get their slice of human sympathy. Nor did the Serbs think to buy clout in the halls of power via lobbyists in the U.S. Congress, where the Albanians, Croatians and Bosnians have been buying influence for decades, from the likes of Bob Dole, John McCain, Joe Lieberman, Tom Lantos, Joe Biden, Jesse Helms and Benjamin Gillman, to name just a few. Like the Israelis had for a long time, the Serbs--busy fighting radicals--assumed the ability of the world to see right from wrong, up from down, truth from lie, and didn’t realize they were supposed to be fighting a simultaneous image war. Today, amid a sustained media blackout on the subject of our little 1999 war that has been quietly backfiring and still offers no hint of an exit strategy, Serbian-Americans and others who understand our miscalculation are left feverishly writing letters to editors in response to the many articles that get the Balkans wrong, in a futile attempt to inform the public.

Today, Serbia is the only remaining pocket of multi-ethnicity in the Balkans--where Serbs, gypsies, Jews, Albanian and other Muslims, along with 22 other nationalities still coexist. In fact, when trouble started, many Albanians fled to Belgrade--just as Bosnian Muslims had before them. It’s not unlike the situation of that “racist” state of the Middle East, Israel, with its one million Arab citizens standing in contrast to the surrounding Jew-cleansed Arab lands. 

The trial of Slobodan Milosevic at the Hague, meanwhile, was billed as no less than Nuremberg 2. Yet we hear virtually nothing about it. Where are the day-to-day reports of this momentous historical event, dispatches from which should have Americans lining up at the newsstands and scouring their papers for the latest developments? And wouldn’t the biggest trial since Nuremberg at least warrant some punditry?
When one considers also that, more than a year into the trial, the court finally relented from its own one-sidedness and decided it would start trying non-Serbs for war crimes against Serbs as well, the Nuremberg analogy falls apart like a bad joke. How many Jews do we recall being prosecuted at the Nuremberg Trials? And as the Chicago Tribune pointed out on the first anniversary of Milosevic’s trial, Nuremberg took only 11 months “to try, convict, sentence and hang 10 of Adolf Hitler’s top lieutenants.” The Milosevic trial is now in its fourth year.

If, as we were told, there was systematic rape by Serbs, where are the resulting children? Or evidence of mass abortions? Jewish women had Nazi babies, and at Nuremberg there was plenty of testimony and plenty of evidence. So far at the Hague, there has been only testimony (much of which falls apart under cross-examination), and virtually no evidence. Such that the court has had to redefine the very word “genocide”--to at least make it fit what happened in Bosnia after it was unable to make it fit Kosovo. (“War crimes case widens ‘genocide,’” BBC.com, April 19, 2004). Hence we arrive at a state of affairs wherein the UN declares 70,000 dead men, women and children in Darfur to not be genocide, but 7,000 dead Bosnian males in the UN “safe haven” Srebrenica--used as a staging ground for attacks on Serbs--is. 

While Byzantine art exhibits at New York museums were humming last year, 900-year-old Serb churches, cathedrals and monasteries in Kosovo were being systematically bombed, burned, looted, and urinated on in a single week. The pogroms had been set off by a rumor, later confirmed false by NATO, that Serbs had drowned some Albanian youths. By the end of March, 366 homes and 41 churches were destroyed, according to an AP report, which quoted 23 year-old Ruzhdi Krasniqi, who “smoked a cigarette as he assessed the damage and said he felt ‘OK’ about [it]. ‘I don't want the Serbs to return here,’ he said. ‘They've got no place here.’”

In response to the violence, Kosovo President Ibrahim Rugova told an Italian newspaper, "Everyone realizes by now that it is clear that independence from Serbia is vital for Kosovo and its inhabitants."
Though he is a moderate and has had at least two attempts on his life because of it, Rugova seems to have followed the Arafat model: Accept the infidel’s (the West’s) help for as long as it moves you closer to your goal. When you hit the inevitable brick wall with the infidel and he ceases to further your agenda, revert to traditional methods and allow violence to engulf the region, turning your guns against the helpful infidel if necessary. Then propose independence as the only possible solution.
Independence, of course, would mean withdrawing UN peacekeepers. As Balkan-based journalist Chris Deliso wrote last year for BalkanAnalysis.com, “Even though they are inept…the UN contingents cannot be replaced by local enforcers without serious repercussions for Europe and America. With no foreign eyes and ears on the ground, pretty much anything can happen….terrorists abroad look for safe havens in states with little or no central control…Kosovo--with its porous borders, fundamentalist minority, criminal underbelly and proximity to the rest of Europe--is a perfect hiding place.” He concludes, “With successes like that, who needs failures?”

But Americans don’t see how Kosovo relates to them. Until 1999, who had ever even heard of a Serb? It was neither an enemy nor a significant international player. So this people and what happened to their country do not occupy any coherent place in the American psyche.

Without being innocent, a people can still be scapegoated and a falsified history go down in the books. Serbs have apologized repeatedly for the heavy hand that Belgrade wielded in responding to the ethnic cleansing of Serbs in Kosovo and Bosnia. They have admitted they are not innocent, while the instigators themselves admit nothing, continue crying out against past Serb crimes, and kill with abandon.
That the Serbs haven’t been innocent cannot continue to be used to mischaracterize the Balkan conflicts and our actions there. Starting with a mistaken premise and working backwards to prove it, then devolving into moral equivalence when it doesn’t work must stop. A reevaluation must begin. Whether it does or not, history’s reckoning will come, such that after an air war against a fictitious enemy, we may have to fight a ground war against the real one. 

The world stood by while one-third of its Jews were exterminated last century. This century, the Jews stand by idly with the world as a people’s history is erased. Serbia is reviled, for like Israel, it had the poor taste to not wait for 9/11 to start the resistance against a common enemy. 

That’s why, in sounding the call for Serb rehabilitation, I apply a double standard to my fellow Jews. They should be used to it. The Serbs are.

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Friday, August 27, 2010


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Z STREET, a pro-Israel non-profit corporation, filed a lawsuit in federal court today charging that the IRS violated the organization’s First Amendment rights.  The suit was filed after Z STREET was told by an IRS official that its application for tax-exempt status has been delayed because an IRS policy requires consideration of whether a group’s views on Israel differ from those of the current Administration.

“Not only is it patently un-American but it is also a clear violation of the First Amendment for a government agency to penalize an organization because of its political position on Israel or anything else,” said Z STREET president Lori Lowenthal Marcus, a former First Amendment lawyer.   “This situation is the same as if the government denied a driver’s license to people because they were Republicans or Democrats. It goes against everything for which our country stands.”

Z STREET filed for tax-exempt status in January of this year and, despite having met all of the requirements for grant of this status, the application has been stalled.  An IRS agent told Z STREET’s lawyers that the application was delayed because of a Special Israel Policy that requires more intense scrutiny of organizations which have to do with Israel, in part to determine whether they espouse positions on Israel contrary to those of the current Administration.

Z STREET is a Zionist organization that proudly supports Israel’s right to refuse to negotiate with, make concessions to, or appease terrorists.  Z STREET’s positions on Israel and, in particular, on the Middle East “peace process” differ significantly from those espoused by the Obama administration.

If Z STREET had tax-exempt status, its donors would be able to deduct contributions from their taxable income. The IRS's refusal to grant tax-exempt status to Z STREET has inhibited the organization‘s fundraising efforts, and therefore impeded its ability to speak and to educate the public regarding the issues that are the focus and purpose of Z STREET.

The lawsuit, Z STREET v. Shulman, Commissioner of Internal Revenue, was filed today in the United States District Court for the  Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

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I declare this Day

"I declare this day... "
(Deuteronomy 26:3)
Elul 10, 5770/August 19, 2010

The Torah reading of Ki Tavo opens with instructions being given by Moshe rabennu, (Moses our master), to the children of Israel, concerning the very first commandments to be carried out upon entering the land of Israel. These include the bringing of the first fruits, the tithing of the produce and the setting up of twelve stones atop Mount Eval, overlooking the city of Shechem. The second half of the Torah reading, however, is dominated by a delineation of blessings for serving G-d, and curses which will befall the people of Israel if they fail to pursue G-d's commandments "with happiness and with gladness of heart." (ibid 28:47)
The litany of kelalot, admonitions, is long, fearsome, and foreboding. It most chillingly reads like a chronicle of tragedies that have indeed befallen the nation of Israel over the millennia. But perhaps more than anything else, it seems to invoke, at least in our weaker moments, an oppressive sense of helplessness, of inevitability. Once the nation goes astray there exists, one may glean, an irreversible slippery slide down the long slope of reproof followed by reproof followed by reproof. Can Israel reverse course before hitting bottom? Are we looking at the stereotypical "angry Deity of the Old Testament," wreaking havoc upon man? Are we really held captive by a cosmic fate beyond our control?
Of course not. G-d's admonitions to Israel are those of a loving father, whose only concern is the welfare of his children. In any case, such a notion of helplessness is antithetical to very thing Torah comes to teach us, that is, personal responsibility. And the clearest proof of this is embodied in the ceremony of the first fruits described in Ki Tavo's opening verses, in which we are told, in no uncertain terms, that man holds his own fate in the palms of his own hands. The pilgrim is instructed to bring to the altar of the Holy Temple the first fruits of his labor in the field, his finest efforts, his own personal god-like piece of creation. And this most wondrous reflection of himself he is commanded to relinquish, placing in in a basket and "laying it before the altar of HaShem, your G-d." (ibid 26:4) By doing so the pilgrim acknowledges that G-d is the sole Creator and Master of of all, even that which this pilgrim himself has toiled to bring forth from the earth. Our pilgrim then recalls the history of the Israelite nation, beginning with their pursuit and desert wanderings and concluding with their entering the land of Israel, "a land flowing with milk and honey." (ibid 26:9)
The pilgrim then states: "And now, behold, I have brought the first of the fruit of the ground which you, HaShem, have given to me." (ibid 26:10) By doing so he affirms and confirms beyond a shadow of a doubt his own personal centrality in G-d's creation and in the Divine purpose which informs G-d's creation. Far from being a faceless extra, out of sync, and lost in a vast and unconcerned universe which careens heartlessly through time, our pilgrim is literally the lynchpin which binds G-d to man, heaven to earth. And all it took was a little humility.
Is this any less than a replay and a correction of the original first fruits episode which unfolded at the dawn of man? We know that the Holy Temple stands literally in the very location of the Garden of Eden, and the altar in the place of the tree of life. And wasn't it Adam and Chava's (Eve's) misappropriation of the first fruit of the tree of knowledge that first brought death and sorrow into G-d's world?
No, the horror upon horror of the curses laid out in Ki Tavo's later verses do not come in order to cause us to lose heart, but to take heart. How simply we can take back our world if only we confront G-d directly, on His terms, and upon His turf, as it were, the Holy Temple, and present to Him our finest selves, with humility. It is this humility which lifts our souls and fills our hearts with gladness - the antidote, the cure, and the end to every curse and cause of pain:
"Then, you shall rejoice with all the good that HaShem, your G-d, has granted you and your household you, the Levite, and the stranger who is among you." (ibid 26:11)


Temple TalkTune in to this week's Temple Talk as Rabbi Chaim Richman and Yitzchak Reuven discuss the intricate beauty of the commandment to bring first fruits to the Holy Temple, in joy and thankfulness, and what this means for every single human being today. This week's Torah portion of Ki Tavo is actually a concise guide to the themes of Elul – an Elul survival kit – that contains everything we need to know to break away from the rote and humdrum of our everyday existence and get back to where we belong; fully focused on "G-d consciousness."


I Want to Get Closer to YouThis week features the new Light to the Nations teaching by Rabbi Chaim Richman, entitled, "I Want to Get Closer to You: Psalm 27 is traditionally recited in the morning and evening every day during the month of Elul. What is the secret of this Psalm? What special significance does it have for this month of prayer and repentance? An exploration of its meaning sheds light upon the true goal of the month of Elul - to make a real, uncompromising and trusting relationship with G-d our first priority." Click here to view.


Field of Dreams, or Field of

Blood?Revisiting the King in the Field: Field of Dreams, or Field of Blood? The month of Elul is one of introspection and drawing closer to G-d. We would certainly hope that this reality would be reflected in the holiest spot on earth, the Temple Mount. Yet this year the Moslem month of Ramadan coincides with Elul, and a message of hate and incitement against Israel and disdain of the place of the House of G-d has hijacked the Mount. To learn more and see pictures, please click here.


Parashat HashavuaBy performing Torah commandments with joy, as prescribed in this week's parasha, and expressing our thanks to G-d for all His blessings, we become keenly aware that G-d is with us in all our endeavors, the ultimate validation of our lives. Click here to view Rabbi Richman's short teaching on parashat Ki Tavo (Deuteronomy 26:1-29:8).


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Blessings from the holy city of Jerusalem,
  Yitzchak Reuven
  The Temple Institute

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Lancet Editor "Responds" to HR Critique

Lancet Editor "Responds" to HR Critique
The medical journal fails to address HR's legitimate concerns, instead proving them outright in a one-sided letter to The Guardian.

Video Podcast: BBC Accused of Pro-Israel Bias!
Yarden talks with HR Managing Editor Simon Plosker as the BBC comes under fire from anti-Israel activists, including journalists, for producing a documentary that actually treated Israel fairly.

Ha'aretz Journalist's Speaking Tour: Sponsored by Anti-Zionists
Gideon Levy prostitutes himself to sell books through an extremist anti-Israel organization in the UK.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Stop Repeating Obama's Big Lie!

Regardless of how often Obama's puppets attempt to play the American people for fools, repeating the big lie that Barack Hussein Obama's aides posted his birth certificate, a COLB is not a long form birth certificate! Such efforts to mislead have been exposed.

“In response to a direct question from WND, the Hawaii Department of Health refused to authenticate either of the two versions of President Obama’s short-form Certificate of Live Birth, or COLB, posted online – neither the image produced by the Obama campaign nor the images released by FactCheck.org" (Hawaii refuses to verify president's online COLBs).

Which hospital was Obama supposedly born in? Not a single hospital in Hawaii claims him as their own! Which doctor supposedly delivered him? These legitimate questions remain. When will responsible media address them? Obama has yet to come clean about his birth certificate. The president usurper must be called to an accounting!

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Irreversible American Decline?


The Case against Obama

Irreversible American Decline...The white middle class has become too small, too poor, and too powerless to restore America. Obama is not an aberration. He is merely the beginning of the end. - Samuel Fistel

The decline began when white people - who founded this nation of Manasseh and for whom God intended this nation of Manasseh - forgot our roots and responsibilities and enabled non-whites to swarm here and gave them too many rights at our own expense. Obama is evidence of the curse for our national disobedience and it appears we'll fall like South Africa and Rhodesia, demanding divine deliverance from the Gentile hordes and their parasitic ways.

President Teddy Roosevelt said, "The one absolutely certain way of bringing this nation to ruin, of preventing all possibility of its continuing as a nation at all, would be to permit it to become a tangle of squabbling nationalities."

We must renew America by restoring the racial dominance of people of white color as our former immigration policy insured (that the treacherous drunk and murderer Senator Ted Kennedy perverted in 1965).

The Case against Obama

The Case against Obama

David Sojway in his new article, Solving the Obama Problem, lists Obama’s screw-ups,
    •his uncontrolled spending leading to the tripling [11] of the deficit he claims to have inherited; •his puerile blaming of the previous administration for his own inadequacies; •his evident playing of the “race card,” giving the lie to his supposed “post racial” presidency (e.g., the Gates episode; the New Black Panther voting scandal, his administration’s reaction to the popular Tea Party movement); •his forcing massive, unread bills through Congress against the wishes of the majority of the American people; •his manifold broken promises (e.g., closing Guantánamo, reducing unemployment to 8%, banning lobbyists, and innumerable others [12]); •his egregious mishandling of the Gulf oil spill; •his egregious mishandling of the Israeli/Palestinian imbroglio; •his egregious mishandling of the Afghanistan war; •his betrayal of...
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