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on 3 May 2008
How did it happen that 60 years after 6 million Jews perished in Hitler?s inferno?s, millions are again baying for the blood of Jews, led this time by the left?
It is cloaked in the language of political correctness, and academic language, but the end goal is the same, genocide of Jews.
On university campuses, in the media, in the halls of the United Nations, in European and Third World governments, prejudice runs strong.
Phyllis Chesler, well-known feminist author, in the 21-st century equivalent of Zola?s J?Accuse, dissects this revolting and frightening phenomenon.
She points out that the leaders of today?s Nuremberg rallies are supposedly ?enlightened? and ?progressive? leftwing academics, as Israel is pilloried, without the slightest compassion for the men, women and children of that tiny, poor country, condemned by a coterie of malignant narcissists for destruction.
Of course the Israel-haters deny hotly that they are anti-Semites: The first thing students learn today in the ?humanities? departments on university campuses across the world is that anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism are different. Many Jewish-born ultra-leftists lead the ?burn Israel? movement. In fact it could be argued that the new anti-Semitism was founded by malignant high priest of Marxist academia, Noam Chomsky together with his partner in hate, Arab propagandist Edward Said. Indeed the Jewish-born Israel-haters are often the most callous and vicious, hoping that expunging 5 million Israeli men, women and children from the face of the earth, will make themselves more universal and progressive in the world today. It is only the 'backward Israelis' who get in the way of the place of Diaspora Jewish Marxists as leaders of the 'progressive vanguard' once more. So innocents must die in their millions!
But Chesler debunks the frightful lie that tries to disguise the new anti-Semitism, as ?progressive anti-Zionism?. After all is it not anti-Semitism to deny Jews the right to live in Israel? Is a Jewish child in Israel, gunned down in her bed, by Palestinian goons in 2002, any different to a Jewish child in Poland, gunned down in her bed by Nazi goons in 1942?
Martin Luther King pointed out the truth when he said 37 years ago: ?Anti-Semitism, the hatred of the Jewish people, has been and remains a blot on the soul of mankind. In this we are in full agreement. So know also this: anti-Zionist is inherently anti-Semitic, and ever will be so?.
Chesler dissects this new anti-Semitism, in this work that will make you both angry and frightened. While the Left have certainly been the vanguard of this new cancer, it has not been confined to the left alone. Neo-Nazi hate-mongers like Pat Buchanan, Lyndon La Rouche, David Duke and Robert Novak, in the USA and the groups like the German NPD, in Europe, have also jumped on the bandwagon of the new anti-Semitism, finding that anti-Zionism, is the most effective way to vent their malice.
And the new anti-Semitism has resulted in attacks on Jews, not only in Israel, but also all around the world, as Jews are attacked in the streets and synagogues burned, with university campuses being the most vicious breeding grounds of hate of them all.
There is no logic in the intensity of the hate of the new anti-Semites, as Israel is condemned for every action taken to defend her, by the same ones who are so silent in the face of massacres of Israeli women and children, by Palestinian killers.
The latter being seen as the victims and the former as the aggressors in this macabre Orwellian theater.
Indeed, as we saw with the rise of Hitler, when the world loses it?s moral compass, there is no limit to what they will stoop to, and no amount of politically correct jargon, and Marxist obfuscation can hide this from us a