Monday, February 17, 2014
Abbas Lies To Israeli Student Group 'I'm Not A Holocaust denier'
There was an interesting gathering today in Ramallah, the capitol of Mahmoud Abbas, the unelected dictator of the Palestinian Authority:
Abbas spoke to 300 Israeli students, almost all of them left-wing, at the Mukata compound in Ramallah, at an event organized by the One Voice organization and the Knesset’s two-state lobby, headed by MK Hilik Bar. The event was billed as the largest gathering of Israelis in Ramallah since IDF soldiers entered the city in 2002.
The students were supposed to represent the entire spectrum of Israeli politics and Judaism, but no right-wing or kippa-wearing students asked questions. Extremists on the Palestinian side were present, protesting against the meeting outside and hoisting a sign with a Magen David, an equals sign and a swastika.
Imagine how Arab Muslims would react if someone held up a sign with an Islamic crescent and a swastika!
The Palestinian leader denied that he intended to bring millions of refugees from around the world into Israel’s final borders.
“The Israeli propaganda that I intend to flood Israel with five million refugees is nonsense,” he said. “We don’t want to change the demographics in Israel.”
But Abbas also said he would not recognize Israel as a Jewish state, a demand by Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu that has the endorsement of opposition leader Isaac Herzog.
Abbas said he was not a Holocaust denier and that he was not anti-Semitic. But he also ruled out any Jews remaining in a Palestinian state.
Now that's odd, since Abbas has continuous been adamant about an Arab 'right of return' to Israel. And if he doesn't intend to change the demographics of Israel, why would there be a problem with declaring Israel a Jewish state?
Oh, and that bit about not being a Holocaust denier? Abbas received a doctorate from Moscow's oriental University, and his thesis is on Holocaust denial. It says that the estimated number of Jews killed during World War II was “less than one million” , that the Zionist leadership collaborated with the Nazi regime to “facilitate the wide-spread destruction” of Jews, that the Zionist leadership was interested in convincing the world that a large number of Jews were killed during the war in order to “attain larger gains” after the war and to “divide the booty" among other things. He also questioned the existence of gas chambers and concentration camps, citing the work of French Holocaust-denier Robert Faurisson.
Nor is this merely the ignorance of youth. Abbas' perverted thesis is still used as a standard text in what passes for Palestinian education.
Of course, the truth of the matter is that it was those Arabs who identified themselves as 'Palestinians' who allied themselves with Hitler and the Nazis, most notably their leader the Grand Mufti, Haj Amin al-Husseini, who translated Hitler's 'Mein Kampf' into Arabic, planned a death camp for Palestine's Jews in Nablus with his good friend Adolf Eichmann, and recruited Musdlims all over Europe for Hitler's SS. But wait, there's more.
Abbas admitted that there was incitement against Israel in Palestinian television programs and textbooks. But he blamed Israel for preventing an American committee from being set up that would monitor incitement on both sides.
'Incitement'? When the Palestinain Authority makes heroes and role models out of Arabs whom murder Jews,pays them salaries while they're in jail and gives them a hero's welcome when they're freed? When their schools, mosques and media voice the most foul anti-semitic statements and language on a regular basis? When Mahmoud Abbas just admitted he wants a Jew-free reichlet?
The real culprit here isn't Mahmoud Abbas, Yasser Arafat's right hand man until Arafat succumbed to AIDS. He is whom he is, and the Palestinians are whom they are. No, the real villain is the anti-Israel NGO One Voice and far left Israeli Labor MK Hilik Bar, who orchestrated this and allowed israeli students to be propagandized by Abbas' forked tongue.
That kind of mind rape is indefensible and shameful.