Monday, 19 December 2016

 

Chief Rabbi Mirvis on the Murnaghan show. 

"Antisemitism is the oldest hatred and nobody has yet succeeded in pinpointing where does it come from and what it is actually all about. You know it's the biggest problem that we face. However, we need to confront it. Education is the key. And also having the right kind of education, setting the right tone within society, preventing and dealing with instances, that is important."

How a nomadic people could provoke antagonism in every other people it has come into contact with across thousands of years, and across much of the earth's surface, and yet this has nothing to do with its own behaviour is indeed a great mystery. When people try to explain this mystery and show how it is that Jews have behaved in distinctive ways that have harmed the peoples they have lived among, thus provoking the ethnic self-defence reaction known as "antisemitism", they themselves are called antisemites and subjected to persecutory sanctions. 

Indeed, the mere suggestion that there might be an explanation for antisemitism - in other words that it is not something mystical and beyond the reach of human understanding - is now itself considered to be a form of antisemitism. The only acceptable view is that antisemitism just is and that Jews have always generated antagonism for no reason. This interpretation - that something happens for no reason - is, implicitly, an evocation of the supernatural. It is simply the Chosen Race narrative recast without its obviously religious trappings. And the fact that this kind of supernaturalism has been so casually incorporated into mainstream discourse is disturbing in a civilisation that sees itself as being grounded in science and reason. 
  

5 comments:

  1. "How a nomadic people could provoke antagonism in every other people it has come into contact with across thousands of years, and across much of the earth's surface, and yet this has nothing to do with its own behaviour..."
    If it wasn't so pathetic it would be funny. It is precisely their behaviour that had them expelled from EVERY country/state/city since 19AD. Treason, pedophilia. pimping, usury, infiltration of every part of governments, justice, military and banking and lot more besides.
    Why have the Jews repeatedly been expelled and "persecuted"?
    Now, let's hazard a guess. Would being treacherous, deceitful, thieving, murderous, greedy, extortionist, loan sharking, profiteering, conniving, racist and discriminatory, perverse and degenerate, child abusing (including murder and molestation), human sacrifice (holocaust means burnt offering, i.e. trowing sacrifice into burning pitch pit), self centered, fraudulent, antagonistic, egotistic, hateful, bigoted, subversive, vindictive, fear-mongering, deviant control freaks who want it all and believe they are better than anybody else (after all they do call us GOYIM - CATTLE)... (have I forgotten anything? - probably), be any reason for treatment received?
    Detailed expulsions list:

    19AD ------- Rome (Tiberius)
    70 ---------- Jerusalem
    250 --------- Carthage
    415 --------- Alexandria
    554 --------- Diocese of Clement (France)
    561 --------- Diocese of Uzzes (France)
    612 --------- Visigoth Spain
    642 --------- Visigoth Empire
    855 --------- Italy
    876 --------- Sens
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  2. 1012 ---------- Mainz
    1182 ---------- France
    1182 ---------- Germany
    1276 ---------- Upper Bavaria
    1290 ---------- England
    1306 ---------- France
    1322 ---------- France (again)
    1348 ---------- Switzerland
    1349 ---------- Hielbronn (Germany)
    1349 ---------- Saxony
    1349 ---------- Hungary
    1360 ---------- Hungary
    1370 ---------- Belgium
    1380 ---------- Slovakia
    1388 ---------- Strasbourg
    1394 ---------- Germany
    1394 ---------- France
    1420 ---------- Lyons
    1421 ---------- Austria
    1424 ---------- Fribourg
    1424 ---------- Zurich
    1424 ---------- Cologne
    1432 ---------- Savoy
    1438 ---------- Mainz
    1439 ---------- Augsburg
    1442 ---------- Netherlands
    1444 ---------- Netherlands
    1446 ---------- Bavaria
    1453 ---------- France
    1453 ---------- Breslau
    1454 ---------- Wurzburg
    1462 ---------- Mainz
    1483 ---------- Mainz
    1484 ---------- Warsaw
    1485 ---------- Vincenza (Italy)
    1492 ---------- Spain
    1492 ---------- Italy
    1495 ---------- Lithuania
    1496 ---------- Naples
    1496 ---------- Portugal
    1498 ---------- Nuremberg
    1498 ---------- Navarre
    1510 ---------- Brandenberg
    1510 ---------- Prussia
    1514 ---------- Strasbourg
    1515 ---------- Genoa
    1519 ---------- Regensburg
    1533 ---------- Naples
    1541 ---------- Naples
    1542 ---------- Prague & Bohemia
    1550 ---------- Genoa
    1551 ---------- Bavaria
    1555 ---------- Pesaro
    1557 ---------- Prague
    1559 ---------- Austria
    1561 ---------- Prague
    1567 ---------- Wurzburg
    1569 ---------- Papal States
    1571 ---------- Brandenburg
    1582 ---------- Netherlands
    1582 ---------- Hungary
    1593 ---------- Brandenburg, Austria
    1597 ---------- Cremona, Pavia & Lodi
    1614 ---------- Frankfort
    1615 ---------- Worms
    1619 ---------- Kiev
    1648 ---------- Ukraine
    1648 ---------- Poland
    1649 ---------- Hamburg
    1654 ---------- Little Russia (Beylorus)
    1656 ---------- Lithuania
    1669 ---------- Oran (North Africa)
    1669 ---------- Vienna
    1670 ---------- Vienna
    1689 ---------- France (Louis XIV - Black Code)
    1689 ---------- French region of North America
    1712 ---------- Sandomir
    1727 ---------- Russia
    1738 ---------- Wurtemburg
    1740 ---------- Little Russia (Beylorus)
    1744 ---------- Prague, Bohemia
    1744 ---------- Slovakia
    1744 ---------- Livonia
    1745 ---------- Moravia
    1753 ---------- Kovad (Lithuania)
    1761 ---------- Bordeaux
    1772 ---------- Pale of Settlement (Poland/Russia)
    1775 ---------- Warsaw
    1789 ---------- Alcace
    1804 ---------- Villages in Russia
    1808 ---------- Villages & Countrysides (Russia)
    1815 ---------- Lubeck & Bremen
    1815 ---------- Franconia, Swabia & Bavaria
    1820 ---------- Bremen
    1843 ---------- Russian Border Austria & Prussia
    1855 ---------- Coro, Venezuela
    1862 ---------- U.S. Area under Grant's Jurisdiction
    1866 ---------- Galatz, Romania
    1880s ----------Russia
    1891 ---------- Moscow
    1907 ---------- Vladivostok, Russia
    1919 ---------- Bavaria (foreign born Jews)
    1938-45--------Nazi Controlled Areas
    1948 ---------- Arab Countries
    1969 ---------- Poland
    1965-1989 --- Romania (Ceausescu "sale of jews")


    Jew expulsion law in UK was NEVER repealed and therefore is still valid. Perhaps this might get the "good rabbi" thinking?

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  3. Antisemitism is a disease that is caught by being in close proximity to Jews.

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  4. Maybe it is caused by Jews' thuggish behavior? Ariel Toaff, an Israeli professor at Tel Aviv University and son of Italy's chief rabbi for 50 years proved that even the blood libel was not libel at all, Jews actually did it.

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  5. Funny how we tend to see in other people those things that, if we were capable of being more honest, we would see inside ourselves.

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