So much is said and written about Israel: The small ancient kingdom of the Jewish people conquered by Rome, and renamed Palestina: Palestine. Much, if not most of it, does little more than confound and confuse, or worse, incite. Meanings are appropriated, corrupted. Truth is maligned, until it ceases to be recognizable. History is rewritten–replaced by grotesque Nazi fictions, ancient …
“Islamic radicals burned 32 movie theaters in Tehran and 88 around the country, one of which was the Rex cinema in Abadan where 389 people lost their lives while watching a movie… ” — Parviz Sayyad
Are these the tender words of a lover? Or does Idan Raichel give voice to Israel and what this land–this ancient nation calls out to its people? It is a great love. From the deep depths, I called you to come to me. With your return, the light in my eyes will come back. and so it has.
It is not just ignorance at work here. It is far more perverse than that. It is the insatiable, carnal impulse to savage, to tear into the flesh of the Jewish people that motivates this behavior. But to do this, they must first silence the Jews. Isolate them. Prejudice as many as possible against them. It’s just how the Nazis did it. This …
“In 2004 Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan had told Iran’s Khatami that Iran must remove its barriers isolating itself from the world. “When it becomes a full EU member, Turkey will become Iran’s gate to the Western world,” Erdogan said. Iran was seeking to expand in the region and Turkey was willing to be a conduit. We see a continuation of this Turkish opening to Iran with the Sunday announcement by Erdogan that he will visit Iran in the wake of Kerry’s deal.”
“According to a confidential cable from the US Embassy in Damascus on February 27, 2009, Syria’s Bashar Assad met with John Kerry, who broached the issue of Iran’s nuclear program. “Assad responded by saying there should be a mechanism for monitoring Iran’s nuclear activities; states do not operate on trust.” This is Bashar Assad, Iran’s closest ally today, telling the Americans, “Do not trust them…states do not operate on trust.” ”
“…the Quran mentions Jewish rights to the land of Israel in a clear manner.” — “Israel is a jewel…Israel is a diamond, and I’m lucky to be here.” Noha Hashad