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April 09, 2003

The Versatility of Bigots

Dr. Jerome S. Kaufman, the Immediate Past President of the Zionist Organization of America, Michigan Region, knows a lot and has a lot to say, about bigotry.
One can’t help but be impressed by the versatility of the bigots of the world. The old canards blaming the Jews for the killing of Christ; for using Christian children’s blood to make matzos at Passover; for causing bubonic plague; for killing themselves while in cahoots with Adolph Hitler to gain world sympathy while the Holocaust never occurred, just don’t sell anymore. Even the most uninformed, the most dedicated bigot, doesn’t buy that garbage. So, let’s invent some new garbage - a new Hate-the-Jew message to re-kindle the fires of rabid anti-Semitism and in the process help to destroy the State of Israel and curry favor and probably hard cash from our Arab friends.

Let’s round up some of our old tried and true anti-Semites - the dedicated liars and professional Arabists - many evidently, already on the Saudi Arabian Pension Plan - to proclaim the new message. You have seen them inundating the media, pouring out their venom while unencumbered by truth or logic.

But, what’s the new Hate-the-Jew message? Why, of course, it is that the Jews of the world are the ones causing the war against Saddam Hussein in Iraq and the problems with the rest of the Muslim friends in the world. The Jews and the Israelis with their settlements that constitute less than 2% of the land of Judea and Samaria (West Bank) are the ones at fault. If it weren’t for the Jews and the State of Israel, we would be all living happily ever after. More