September 30, 2014

A Persistence of Judaicide

If we don’t call a spade a spade, we will soon need a spade …

To bury our state and all that has been achieved in 66 years of independence and all that led up to it.

Our so called ‘peace partners’ the Palestinian Authority have just praised and lionized the killers of our three yeshiva boys Naftali Frenkel, Eyal Yifrah, and Gilad Sha'ar. They are no doubt looking for streets in Ramallah to name after these killers.
So why oh why is the Israeli leadership still subscribing to this fiction of a ‘peace partner’ in Abbas and his so-called Palestinian Authority?  

If it’s to appease Western leaders and important trading partners, it is a waste of effort and only serves to disempower our own legitimate rights and legal claims to Greater Israel.

A peace agreement with Mahmoud Abbas is like buying a car from a known car thief. You know it’s not worth the paper it’s written on. You know you will lose both your money and the car. You know there will be no legal recourse. And you know you will only be able to drive that car for a few precious days or weeks before it gets taken away and you are left on foot with no place to go.

After death and taxes the only sure thing in this world is that there will NEVER be any true peace with people who lionize the killers of our children and dream nightly of our total annihilation and the destruction of our only Jewish state.

So, let’s give up this charade. Let our leaders use this latest beatification of Jew-killers as the final straw that broke the back of this discredited and bankrupt ‘two-state solution’ which existed only in the minds of Western politicians bent on the appeasement of oil-rich Arab states and in the minds of Oslo dreamers and fantasists.

If Al-Sisi is outlawing Islamists all over Egypt, why on earth is Netanyahu still wooing Abbas in Israel?

September 24, 2014

Save us from our own foolishness

Tonight as we dip our apples in the honey, let us reflect on the slaughter that was planned for our people in the south of Israel this night. 

How hundreds of terrorists would have burst out of tunnels far behind the IDF watchtowers and how they would have invaded countless Jewish homes and left each one looking like the Fogel family’s charnel house in Itamar. 

Think of how many IDF reservists would have been forced to watch their families being killed before being dragged back into the tunnels as hostages for future prisoner releases.
All these plans were foiled by one simple event: three yeshiva boys decided to hitch a ride home on a Thursday night. 

The kidnapping provoked so much prayer all around the world and the heartrending discovery of their bodies provoked millions to ask “Why?”
Well, by now we all know the answer to that question.
This is only the latest in a series of divine interventions where the Almighty is protecting us, his children and our promised land from our own folly.

Part of that folly comes from the hubris and complacency of having the best army and intelligence resources in the world. 
Another part is the complete fantasy that there can ever be any genuine peace with these so-called ‘Palestinians’ who are sworn to the destruction of our people and our state. 
Yet another perennial piece of foolishness is the doctrine of ‘land for peace’.  
Whilst the Gaza withdrawal should have finally discredited that idea, it still holds traction with far too many naïve Israelis. Dreamers all.

So if there were an Avinu Malkeynu that said: “We beseech You - save us from our own foolishness” that would be a good thing to say with the greatest sincerity. We could also say it with immense Hakarat Hatov (gratitude) for the open miracles we saw this summer both in the discovery of the tunnels and the almost supernatural performance of Iron Dome.

The best way to repay these divine kindnesses is to stop treating pieces of Eretz Yisrael as bargaining chips to trade for worthless agreements with our enemies and empty praise from Western leaders who’ve now been so pathetically exposed on the world stage as emperors with no clothes.

Our leaders should start talking and behaving as if it’s really and truly our land. Then we shall certainly keep every dunam with the help of G-d.

Shana Tova to all.

September 19, 2014


Why is OFSTED suddenly targeting Jewish schools?

There are only 10 state-aided Jewish secondary schools in the UK and yet these government school inspectors have swooped on 3 since July.

At first I thought this might be some perverse form of revenge by the OFSTED chief against his nemesis Michael Gove who - recently removed as Minister for Education - has always been full of praise for Jewish schools and family values. His sacking and the first swoop were just days apart.
But I am thinking there is something more sinister going on.  

Readers outside Britain may not be aware of the “Trojan Horse” scandal which exploded last March and has rocked the British educational establishment unsettling parents and teachers across the country. A leaked document exposed a well-entrenched operation to Islamize schools in the predominantly Muslim city of Birmingham and to bully and intimidate head teachers who failed to co-operate.
Investigations uncovered a catalog of abuses including children being shown jihadist videos, being visited by  hate preachers, being baited as ‘kuffars’ for not attending prayers, and being taught that that wives who refused sex to their husbands would go to hell. Even Christmas was cancelled in some of these taxpayer-funded schools. Head teachers who were forced out were frightened to tell the story for fear of physical attack.

One would have thought, after such an earthquake in the educational system which caught its government watchdog completely by surprise, that the limited number of school inspectors would have their hands full in a sweep of all schools in other predominantly Muslim centers like Leicester, Bradford, Redbridge and Newham to check on any further Sharia indoctrination or staff intimidation.
To cover that vast area would take perhaps two years. And yet, within just six months of the scandal first breaking, OFSTED has had the spare time and resources to swoop on 3 Jewish schools in as many term weeks.
Something smells rotten here.

The first target was the Jewish Free School, which was rated ‘outstanding’ on its last audit by OFSTED which awarded it 39 out of an available 39 outstanding grades.  You can’t get better than that.
OFSTED claimed that their July swoop on JFS was in response to ‘complaints received’ but admitted in its own report that none of those were substantiated. Instead they found other trifling reasons to downgrade the school from ‘outstanding’ to ‘requiring improvement’.

If the Trojan Horse scandal was British education’s 9-11, then these swoops on Jewish schools are a lot like frisking old ladies at Heathrow airport.
Schools are on fire in the Muslim areas, and OFSTED is pouring water on Jewish schools. This is perverse. It’s political correctness gone mad.

Across London and the British midlands nests of Islamic hate preaching and terror plotting have caused the government to uprate the UK threat level to ‘severe’.  None of this problem has anything to do with our Jewish community, its schools or family homes.
The only thing we are cooking-up in our homes is chicken soup. We don’t do ricin.

So hands off our schools!

September 16, 2014

I am sickened by these Snowdens of the IDF

I never thought I would ever express anything but praise and respect for anyone serving in the IDF, whether now or as a veteran of past wars. But this week I am utterly sickened by the letter written by 43 reservists of an elite intelligence unit to PM Netanyahu and the Chief of Staff.

We, veterans of Unit 8200, reserve soldiers both past and present, declare that we refuse to take part in actions against Palestinians and refuse to continue serving as tools in deepening the military control over the Occupied Territories,” the letter begins.

It goes on to say: “ … our military service has taught us that intelligence is an integral part of Israel’s military occupation over the territories”

Noting that intelligence surveillance of Israeli citizens was strictly limited, they lament that “the Palestinians are not afforded this protection.”

They claim that the information gathered in the military’s computers “harms innocent people. It is used for political persecution and to create divisions within Palestinian society by recruiting collaborators and driving parts of Palestinian society against itself.”

Referring to ‘millions of Palestinians that have been living under Israeli military rule for more than 47 years’ they have the gall to refer to Israel as “this regime” which they accuse of denying basic rights and expropriating land for settlement activity which they claim has nothing to do with national security.

They accuse this “regime” of economic exploitation and collective punishment in the “West Bank”, Gaza and by means of the “separation barrier”.

Where have these reservists been training lately?

With the people of Haaretz? Maybe Peace-Now, or B’tslem?

What jobs are they doing in civilian life? Are they perhaps on contracts funded by George Soros and his Open Society Foundations?

This letter could easily have been drafted by any one of the dozens of anti-Israel NGOs who are funded by foreigners seeking to undermine and undo the Jewish state.  The key phrases are as good as any handwriting analysis:Occupied TerritoriesMilitary OccupationWest Bank and Separation Barrierinstead of the security fence which it really is. 

This is the language of our enemies.

Such NGOs are dangerous parasites which live off the host body of Israel with tax-exempt status and total freedom to undermine the Jewish state from within. In recent years they’ve targeted such reservists as the best means of infecting the most vital organ of our national security.

This egregious letter is proof that lawmakers need to get tough on these seditious groups. Last year, bills were proposed to outlaw the worst offenders and to tax the foreign incomes of others.  Unfortunately these reforms were blocked by leftists on the legislation approvals committee.
This letter is a serious wake-up call and should spur those bill sponsors, like Miri Regev, to try again with all pressure and urgency before this virus of self-loathing takes serious hold in the army ranks.

Perhaps the most shocking part of the letter is the reference to surveillance. Equating the surveillance of ‘Palestinians’ to monitoring of ordinary Israelis is the height of absurdity. Can this stuff really have been believed by people working in “intelligence”?  Surely not. Instead it smacks of the same treachery of Edward Snowden who tried to justify the leaking of America’s vital surveillance secrets with the same bizarre relativism.

Prime Minister Netanyahu has rightly lambasted the 43 signatories of this disgraceful letter and the IDF chiefs are considering punishment options.
In my view these guys should be brought before a military tribunal to investigate who they’ve been associating with and who incited them to write this poisonous letter.  They should be dishonorably discharged from the army with cancellation of all pension rights.  Their retirement needs will surely be taken care of by the grateful NGOs who might even name streets after them.

The good news is that, so far, more than 200 veterans of the intelligence unit have publicly disowned these guys and their views.

September 10, 2014

Let’s give Gaza the destruction they vote for

A new poll by the Palestinian Center for Political Research and Surveys reveals that, despite the huge cost and destruction wrought by Hamas attacks on Israel, 86% of Palestinian Arabs still support the launching of further rockets from the Gaza Strip at the Jewish State.

69% of them want elections within 6 months in which, the same poll suggests, Hamas terror chief Ismail Haniyeh would receive 61% of votes compared with just 32% for Tzipi Livni’s peace partner, Mahmoud Abbas.

I say, let them have elections right away!

And when Hamas gets its landslide victory we will have the fullest justification to respond to new rocket attacks the same way as the major world powers always do.

Not with one hand tied behind our backs and trying to be the goody-goodies of the world.
But with shock and awe and deadly intent.


Because the people of Gaza will have clearly declared: “We are all Hamas now!”:

So, let 'em have it!

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