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"masquerading as anti-Israel sentiment..."
Sun Mar 5, 2017 11:29am

"...masquerading as anti-Israel sentiment, but amounting to the same thing."

I cannot state strongly enough how much I disagree with that. Most left-sourced statements against Israel have nothing whatsoever to do with Judaism. They are based entirely on the actions of the secular state of Israel. A minor exception might be criticism of Israel for allowing some of the nastier Ultra-Orthodox assholes get away with their shenanigans. But overwhelmingly, criticism of Israel is, well...criticism of Israel.

Actual antisemitism exists in abundance on the right. The KKK and old-school racist skinheads might have all but disappeared, but there is no lack of anti-Jewish rhetoric and, sometimes, action among the far-right. Even a quick trip down the online rabbit hole, searching out white nationalist/supremacist sites and such will make that very clear. Be sure and bring a strong stomach...

  • Jew hatred of today within the advanced countries, while Islam take up the Nazi flag and cause outside the advanced countries. Danger to the USA and Jews in general these days comes from LEFTISTS,... more
    • "masquerading as anti-Israel sentiment..." — Poppet, Sun Mar 5 11:29am
      • sentiment in the first place? THAT is the question. Of all of the nations of the Earth, why has the Left singled out Israel for unrelenting and vile criticism? Plenty of countries in the World commit ... more
        • Again, I strongly disagree.Poppet, Tue Mar 7 9:36am
          Continual censure of Israel at the UN and other international venues in a manner not proportional to its comparative human rights record is certainly a real thing...but what does that have to do with ... more
          • And they ignore the war crimes committed by the hamas and plo and they ignore the lack of freedom there. They ignore teaching of hatred of Israel and demand Israel seek peace with the Palestinians... more
      • And For The Record...Amadeus, Mon Mar 6 6:26am
        ...the KKK and skinheads are not a vestige of the left. No, no, no. The right owns them. We have our own crazies, no doubt. But these particular crazies, they're not ours. Amadeus
        • They are not mine either ...Mondo Fuego™ , Mon Mar 6 7:48am
          ... I went to McCallie School, a top-notch Prep School for Boys, mostly from conservative Christian families ... well, except for leftie CNN Founder Ted Turner. Approximately 10-15% of the student... more
          • Reality Is What It Is...Amadeus, Mon Mar 6 8:48am
            The difference is that you attempting to link criminals to the left is not the equivalent of the real link between the KKK, Nazis, skinheads, and the right. I am NOT saying that the general right... more
            • It is dishonest to claim they are vestiges of any ...Mondo Fuego™ , Mon Mar 6 9:48am
              ... respectable group, but your initial thrust here was that they must be part of the right because they are not part of the left. Please try to recognize that ideology is multi-dimensional, not... more
              • Just Relax...Amadeus, Mon Mar 6 11:43am
                If you can't accept reality, nothing good will follow. Those particular hateful groups are right wing. That's it. No big deal. They are not equivalent to Republicans or conservatives. All those... more
                • Enough of ...Mondo Fuego™ , Mon Mar 6 1:27pm
                  ... your snowflake bullshit for today. Time for you to punch out on your time clock and go home.
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