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Deconstructing the Zionist Myth

By Ashahed M. Muhammad -Asst. Editor- | Last updated: Mar 26, 2011 - 7:42:39 PM

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(FinalCall.com) - I shook hands with an 86-year old holocaust survivor the other day, and I don't feel any different. Don't misunderstand me, this is not being written to diminish the suffering of those placed in concentration camps and killed by those under the command of Adolph Hitler and through the enforcement of his henchmen.

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Ze'ev Jabotinsky
I write this to point out the absurdity of those who have suffered unspeakable crimes, yet often find themselves diminishing and/or trivializing the suffering of others.

The holocaust survivor I shook hands with was author and outspoken political activist Dr. Hajo G. Meyer. He expressed his disgust at the moral collapse of Israeli society and by extension, world Jewry. This Dutch national of German-Jewish origin who survived Auschwitz said, “Zionism is contrary to Jewish ethics. Judaism was supplanted by the holocaust religion.”

I couldn't have said it better myself.

He went on to say it is “bad that the holocaust is used in order to defend crimes by Israel.”

No truer words have been stated.

Overwhelming evidence suggests that modern day adherents of Zionism have exploited the human tragedy of the holocaust in order to establish and maintain religious, economic, political and social supremacy over the indigenous population of Palestinians. In fact, the International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network, sponsors of the “Never Again for Anyone” lecture tour—which provided me the opportunity to shake hands and talk with Mr. Meyer—in a statement, said the “Zionist narrative withstands neither historical nor moral scrutiny.”

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Theodor Herzl
Since using their own words has been very effective for us in The Secret Relationship Between Blacks and Jews Volumes One and Two, let's continue this method as we demonstrate our points. What are the facts?

Theodor Herzl, the father of modern political Zionism (and in effect the State of Israel) and founder of the World Zionist Organization, in The Complete Diaries, June 12, 1895 entry wrote that his desire was to “spirit the penniless population across the frontier by denying it employment...Both the process of expropriation and the removal of the poor must be carried away discreetly and circumspectly.”

Ze'ev (Vladimir) Jabotinsky is considered among the greatest Jewish statesmen of the twentieth century. As the founder of Revisionist Zionism, the political movement acting as a precursor to the modern-day Likud Party of current Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu, Mr. Jabotinski's staunch belief in armed Jewish action spawned bigoted ideological progeny including the Jewish Defense Organization. Yes, the same group that in the past chanted “Who do you want? Farrakhan! How do you want him? Dead!” Interestingly, he was also a journalist, and in The Iron Wall (1923) he wrote:

“A voluntary reconciliation with the Arabs is out of the question either now or in the future. If you wish to colonize a land in which people are already living, you must provide a garrison for the land, or find some rich man or benefactor who will provide a garrison on your behalf. Or else-or else, give up your colonization, for without an armed force which will render physically impossible any attempt to destroy or prevent this colonization, colonization is impossible, not difficult, not dangerous, but IMPOSSIBLE!... Zionism is a colonization adventure and therefore it stands or falls by the question of armed force.”

A garrison is defined as a body of troops stationed at a military post. Clearly, this course of action recommended by Mr. Jabotinsky has been adopted as policy since it is the current reality in the land called Israel.

Mr. Jabotinsky died in 1940, never witnessing the birth of the Jewish state in 1948.

According to the book, Ben Gurion and the Palestine Arabs (Oxford University Press, 1985) David Ben-Gurion, future first Prime Minister of Israel, was quoted in 1937 as saying, “We must expel Arabs and take their places.”

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A sculpture in honor of David Ben-Gurion at Israel's airport which is named after him. Photo: Gila Brand
Israel's main airport is named in his honor. He is also referred to as the “Armed Prophet” and his memory is treated with great reverence by those who write and recount Israel's history.

The “high priest” of the holocaust religion, Elie Wiesel, said, “Every Jew, somewhere in his being, should set apart a zone of hate—healthy, virile hate—for what the German personifies and for what persists in the German.” (Legends of Our Time, Appointment with Hate, NY, Avon, 1968, pp. 177-178).

Where is the forgiveness? In Judaism's Mishneh Torah, Teshuvah 2:10 it reads, “It is forbidden to be obdurate and not allow yourself to be appeased. On the contrary, one should be easily pacified and find it difficult to become angry. When asked by an offender for forgiveness, one should forgive with a sincere mind and a willing spirit. . . forgiveness is natural to the seed of Israel.”

In fact, the Simon Wiesenthal Center freely and frequently uses the term “Nazi-hunter” in their official correspondence and in many writings and reports. If one were to use the term “Slavemaster-hunter” that would be considered hate speech and even a threat, would it not?

Who is the real hater?

There a standard applied to Black people and our suffering that is not applied to anyone else who has suffered. We are expected to “move on” and “forget about the past” while others say “Never Again!” We are expected to “turn the other cheek” while others in the spirit of self-defense and self-determination created a nation-state in a land that belonged to others.

We could go into further discussion of the Judenrat, Jewish councils set up by the Nazis to send their fellow Jews to Death Camps. We could discuss the kapos who acted as Jewish informants, acting as stool pigeons against their fellow Jews in concentration camps who had the idea to resist their captors during the holocaust. We could discuss those wealthy Jews who negotiated to save their own skins, while the skins of other less wealthy Jews were used for lampshades and soap.

We could, but for right now, we won't.

I realize this seems strange because most have only heard (or more accurately—been taught) the “accepted” version of the Zionist drama, a sanitized version of events which states that because of the persecution they faced during WWII in Germany, there was the need for a refuge—a peaceful Jewish homeland—which became the state of Israel.

The previously mentioned International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network further stated, “To this end, Zionism both exploited and hinged upon the rise of Nazism, and later, the Holocaust, to transform what had been a small nationalist movement with little support (even among Jews) into one capable of achieving statehood, based on support from the United States and other imperial powers.”

Remarkably, in a stunning parallel, historically, the economic success of those same people has hinged upon the exploitation of Black people. Their control is maintained by using as their primary weapon, the dastardly appellation of “anti-Semite” against those daring to speak or write words critical of their errant ways.

The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan has spoken courageously for decades, and, despite what is reported by unscrupulous writers, he has never advocated harming anyone of the Jewish faith, nor has he called for the boycott of Jewish-owned establishments.

These are false charges, designed to create a false view of The Minister, but now, facts are being brought to bear that are at odds with the false reality that has been created. Whether in Soweto, Warsaw, Egypt, Palestine or Chicago, where there is suffering and injustice, it is the responsibility of right-thinking and rational beings to speak up and do something about it.

In all cases, a review of previously accepted historical realities is necessary. As time goes on, new information becomes available challenging previously accepted views.

We are now living in the time of the revelation of all truths.

(For more information on this topic visit http://www.noi.org/hrd.)

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