Tuesday, April 21, 2009

The Real Holocaust Denial

Today is Yom HaShoah, the day Israel and the rest of the Jewish world officially mourn the dead of the Holocaust.

It's also the day after Iran's President, serial Holocaust denier Mahmoud Ahmadinejad addressed a UN conference on racism and human rights as an honored and invited guest.

True to form, he came up with a speech that demonized Israel as a racist and illegitimate regime and denied the Holocaust, claiming the West used the question of the Holocaust ( and one native Farsi speaker I know who heard it live translated it as the 'questionable Holocaust') as a "pretext" to steal Muslim land.*

Ahmadinejad has referred to Israel as a cancerous tumor, called for it to be wiped off the map repeatedly and has said that Israel is fated to `disappear' soon ...and that the `countdown' towards the end of the Zionist regime will be over soon, Allah willing. He's repeatedly denied the Holocaust actually took place and hosted conferences on Iran on that very subject. And believe it or not, I don't blame him one bit.

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is merely doing what he's always done, repeating the stock line of most of the Arab and Muslim world, where Mein Kampf and its dream of a Jew free world is still a bestseller.

No, Ahmadinejad can't be faulted for doing the same old material. The 20 odd Western UN delegates who theatrically walked out on him ? That's another matter.

A number of Western leaders seem bent on doing collective impressions of Claude Rains' famous Vichy French captain at Rick's Place in `Casablanca'..they're shocked, simply shocked.I can't imagine why they would be.

Promoting a second Holocaust to make up for the one they claim never happened has been Iran's position since 1979. It was, after all, Iran's `moderate' ex-president Rafsanjani who said that the problem of Israel could be solved by one nuclear bomb.

These same Western leaders voicing shock and dismay at the spectacle of Ahmadinejad ranting about destroying Israel can't pretend they aren't aware of all this. And they're also fully aware that Iran's denial of the first Holocaust is part of its arming of people like Hezbollah, Hamas and Islamic Jihad and its pursuit of nuclear weapons to perpetrate a second one.

This is the regime whom people like Barack Obama and Robert Gates want to `negotiate' with, thinking it's going to stop with Israel and the Jews.

In a very real sense, the `Holocaust denial' of the West's leaders is much worse than Ahmadinejad's. Because they have even less excuse for it than they did in 1938. They know that not only did it happen, but that it's entirely plausible.And like the last time, they are doing absolutely nothing to stop it, aside from things like the theatrics we witnessed yesterday at the UN.

Ahmadinejad at least has an explanation, if not an excuse. He obviously thinks of himself as a G-d fearing and pious man who finds his pretext for Jew hatred in the Qu'ran and the Hadith, where it clearly states that Allah's Messenger Mohammed told his followers that on the Day of Judgement the very rocks and trees will call out to pious Muslims to kill the Jews hiding behind them (Sahih Muslim, Book 041, Number 6985). A lot of people who live in Iran and in the other Muslim countries who's delegates cheered his speech yesterday agree with him.

That's because Ahmadinejad's views are shared by much of the Muslim world - that the Holocaust was a myth, that the sinister Jews used it to `steal' Arab land, and that even if a few Jews did become lampshades and chimney smoke,why should the Muslims suffer for it?

Here's why, the dirty little secret that the Muslim world will never acknowledge. The Arab world is directly complicit in the Holocaust. And what's more, they know it, even if they refuse to admit it.

After World War I, the former Ottoman province that became the Palestine Mandate was given by the League of Nations to British authority for the express purpose of creating a Jewish nation. In the area west of the Jordan River, the only real populated communities were places like Jerusalem and Safed, where the majority of the inhabitants were Jews. Britain's first act was to take 80% of this land, everything east of the Jordan River, give it to the Arabs as Trans-Jordan and forbid any Jews from living or settling there.

The Zionist movement was promised by Britain that the rest of Palestine - everything else west of the Jordan River-would be the Jewish homeland. This promise was never kept. The British, during their tenure in Palestine put all kinds of arbitrary barriers on Jews migrating to Palestine, while allowing unlimited immigration to what was left of Palestine to Arabs from Syria, Egypt, and the Hejaz.

Of course, even 80% of Palestine was not enough for the Arabs to accept Jews living next to them in peace and equality. Incited by their leaders, the Arabs rioted and created such unrest from the 1930's onward that the British halted all Jewish immigration to the Holy Land on the eve of the Holocaust with the issuance of the White Paper in 1938, trapping millions of Jews in Europe without a place to flee to. If not for that, the death toll in the Holocaust would have been nowhere near what it was.

If the Arabs `gave' the Jews three times as much land as Israel consists of today,it would not be enough to compensate for their part in the slaughter of the Jews of Europe or their attempt to murder the survivors. And they've compounded this sin - and I use the word advisedly - by ethnically cleansing almost a million Jews from the Arab world since 1948,and trying to complete the task of genocide up to our present day.

And then as now, they had the willing help of the West, who had no such `religious' excuse.

All during WWII, when a third of the Jewish population of Palestine was in uniform fighting for the allies, the British allowed unlimited migration from the Arab world into Israel. In 1944, Himmler attempted to make a deal with the Allies to exchange the Jewish population of Hungary, about 500,000 people, for a few trucks. The Americans signed on to the deal but the British vetoed it, explicitly because they were afraid of Arab unrest and did not want these Jews in Palestine.

Hungary's Jews went to Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen instead of Israel. A picture of how almost all of them ended up is at the head of this piece.

During WWII, the Arabs largely sided with the Axis against the allies. The `Palestinian' leader, the British appointed Grand Mufti of Jerusalem spent most of the war in Europe recruiting Muslims from Bosnia and the Caucasus to fight in SS divisions for Hitler and the Nazis. In the French provinces of Syria and Lebanon, Arab troops fought with Vichy against the allies and Iraq was taken over by a pro-Nazi Arab regime. And in Egypt, numerous veterans of the British 8th Army who fought and defeated the Nazis at El-Alamein have related how the Egyptians had Cairo all decked out in Nazi flags to welcome the German `liberators' when the British marched back into the city.

In spite of this, the British were happy to arm and train the Arab armies that attempted to massacre the Jews of Israel in 1948, three years after Auschwitz was liberated. The most effective Arab fighting force in that war, the Jordanian Arab legion, was led by British officers under the notorious Jew hater Colonel John Glubb (`Glubb Pasha'). Nor were the British alone, though they were the most blatant. The UN did nothing to stop their Arab member states from their attempted genocide and even the United States had an arms embargo on the infant Jewish state. Anyone interested in the full sordid story should read Lucy Dawidowicz's ` The War Against the Jews : 1933-1945: and Joan Peter's prize winning From Time Immemorial: The Origins of the Arab-Jewish Conflict over Palestine.

In his book, `Crusade in Europe' written in 1946, General Eisenhower wrote about what he called `horror camps' and his reaction on seeing his first one. He made a point of recording those feelings, of seeing that the press toured the camps and took pictures, because somehow he foresaw even then a time when people would deny that the Holocaust occurred.Footage still exists of American soldiers forcing Germans into the camps to look at what had been done..as if some of those Germans hadn't been living downwind from the smell of burning flesh. General Eisenhower wanted to make sure that `plausible denial' would no longer be an excuse.

Based on how the West is reacting to another Holocaust in the making, he failed, through no fault of his own.Listening to Gordon Brown and Barack Obama, you can hear the same tired phrases of appeasement and cowardice as the winds of history whistle and chuckle.

The difference of course is that this time, the Jews have a country and an army of their own. While the West may indulge itself in Holocaust denial again to its own ultimate peril, the Jews of Israel realize they do not have that luxury and need not suffer for it.

And that's the real message of Yom HaShoah, as well as the reason for Israel's existence. Never again, indeed.

*UPDATE: Another note on the speech - oddly enough, Ahamadinejad's original text as released to the media read that "following World War II, they resorted to military aggression to make an entire nation homeless on the pretext of Jewish sufferings and the ambiguous and dubious question of Holocaust."

Ahmadinejad appears to have dropped the terms "ambiguous and dubious," referring instead in Farsi to "the abuse of the question of the Holocaust" as a substitute, perhaps thinking that would make it more palatable.I still go with the translation of my Farsi speaker as given above.


Alpha3958 said...

Thank you for writing this. For some reason, most people are ignorant about this history. You can only understand these things if you look at the bigger picture.

Anonymous said...

As a Brit, I am thoroughly ashamed of the British Foreign Office's continuing ambition of undoing the Balfour Declaration. Almost as soon as Balfour made it, the arabist Foreign Office was franticly back-pedalling on it.

No wonder G-d is so angry with us. If He were not angry with us, He would not be letting His enemies prevail.

Surellin said...

I'm not sure the walkouts in Geneva deserve condemnation. Theatrical though the walkout was, the act did get attention and the silly conference closed early. I was pleasantly surprised.

Freedom Fighter said...

Hello Surellin,
The walkouts don't deserve condemnation.Th eattitude behind attending in the first place does, IMHO.

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Anonymous said...

I do feel bad for the Jews and what happened to them, but Zionism is inherently racist. Jews are not inherently more

Sorry. But your clearly zealous beliefs are very typical of the anti-Arab racism that exists within zionism.

Here are some quotes from the Talmud:

"When the Messiah comes every Jew will have 2800 slaves."

-Simeon Haddarsen, fol. 56-D

"Jehovah created the non-Jew in human form so that the Jew would not have to be served by beasts. The non-Jew is consequently an animal in human form, and condemned to serve the Jew day and night." -Midrasch Talpioth, p. 225-L.

"A Gentile girl who is three years old can be violated." -- .9boda Sarah 37a.

"All property of other nations belongs to the Jewish nation, which, consequently, is entitled to seize upon it without any scruples. An orthodox Jew is not bound to observe principles of morality towards people of other tribes. He may act contrary to morality, if profitable to himself or to Jews in general' "--Schalchan arach. Choszen Hasisxpat 348.

I can quote things too. There are just as many crappy things coming out of the Talmud as come out of any "Holy" book.

Its funny because you are clearly a zionist. I can't fathom why anyone would read an extremists blog. Zionism is a form of extremism.

Bigotry is bigotry. And you sir are a major GOD (thats right I spelled it out) DAMNED bigot.

Freedom Fighter said...

My, my… Talk about bringing the cockroaches out of the woodwork.

I like to let garbage like this air once in a while, so that others can see exactly how psychotic it is.

Be honest, 'anonymous'..the only sorrow you feel about the Holcaust is that Hitler didn't finish the job.

These ‘quotes’ have been floating around on websites and books written by Jew haters like Van Hyning, Nesta Webster, Benjamin H. Freedman and Wesley Swift for quite some time now.

Since I’ve read the Talmud and I know you haven’t, let’s shine some light on this garbage.

“When the Messiah comes every Jew will have 2800 slaves. (Simeon Haddarsen, fol. 56D)." Simeon Haddarsen, fol. 56D.

There is no such book in the Talmud. It is actually the name of a 10th century Bible commentator. The "fol. 56D" is an invention…it doesn’t exist.

“Jehovah created the non-Jew in human form so that the Jew would not have to be served by beasts. The non-Jew is consequently an animal in human form, and condemned to serve the Jew day and night. (Midrash Talpioth, 225-L)."

Midrash Talpioth, 225-L. This is not a volume of the Talmud. It is something composed by a Turkish Jew in the 18th century. His name was Elijah ben Solomom Abraham, ha-Kohen. There is nothing in the Torah or Talmud remotely resembling this, and no Jew preaches anything like it.

"A Gentile girl who is three years old can be violated." -- .9boda Sarah 37a.

‘9 boda Sarah 37A’ does not exist. The closest thing to it is Kelhubath (11a-11b), which spells out the penalties for raping a minor and states that an underage girl who has been so treated is to be regarded as still having her virginity for legal and marriage purposes. She is not to suffer. This corresponds with the relevant verses in Leviticus.

"All property of other nations belongs to the Jewish nation, which, consequently, is entitled to seize upon it without any scruples. An orthodox Jew is not bound to observe principles of morality towards people of other tribes. He may act contrary to morality, if profitable to himself or to Jews in general' "--Schalchan arach. Choszen Hasisxpat 348.

This is a complete fabrication. It doesn’t exist in the Talmud or anywhere else.

So, what are we to make of a piece of work like you?

Aside from the fact that you take delight in lies and spreading hatred, Hmmm?

Rest assured if the ‘Zionists’ (and at least be honest, asswipe. You mean Jews) were as vicious and racist as you claim, the whole Arab Israeli conflict would have been over a long time ago.

I doubt any of what I’ve said here will move you. It never does, with your kind. But I have a smile on my face imagining the kind of judgment you will eventually face at G-d’s hands.

Oh, and Israel stays. Deal with it.