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Anthropology Professor: Look at US Actions, Not Words

Posted by Glezele Vayne on June 15, 2010

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Israel National Radio’s Tamar Yonah recently interviewed Anthropology Professor Francisco Gil-White, who specializes in anti-Semitism, the Arab-Israeli conflict, US geopolitical behavior, and the operation of the Western mass media. He discussed the motives and interplay between the International community, the United States, Iran and the Muslim regimes.

Gil-White who edits the website “Historical and Investigative Research,” where he writes documented articles on geopolitical behavior, with a special emphasis on its repercussions for the State of Israel, explains that the official pronouncements of the United States concerning Iran seem to be one of opposition to that country’s policies, “though, of course, other than words, it’s unclear what exactly the U.S. has been doing in order to harm Iran.”

At the same time, he says, official American representation also leads the public to believe that “the U.S. government is watching over Israel like a guardian angel, making sure that it has its best interests at heart when making geopolitical decisions.

“And then you’ve got an incredibly aggressive push in the last year from the Obama administration demanding that Israel reach a final status agreement with the Palestinian Authority, PLO [and] Fatah, to create a Palestinian state in strategic Israeli territory.”

The common interpretation that makes all these pronouncements consistent with one another, says Gil-White, is one where “Iran is a big danger, but the PLO has nothing to do with Iran and really means to make peace with Israel – and that’s why the U.S., which opposes Iran and has Israel’s best interests at heart, is pushing for a two-state solution between Israel and PLO Fatah.”

Based on his research, however, Gil-White claims that, in fact, the PLO Fatah has a close relationship with Iran. “The U.S. government is obviously aware that this relationship exists, and therefore, when it pushes for a Palestinian state run by PLO Fatah, it is really installing an arm of Iran inside the Jewish state,” says Gil-White.

“There’s no question that the U.S. government, the most powerful actor in the geopolitical arena, is the one leading this process – it knows what it’s doing,” he says. According to Gil-White, the U.S.-led diplomatic “so-called Peace Process” was forced upon Israel, and started with the Madrid conference [in 1991] that Israel reluctantly agreed to while under threat from the United States to lose a lot of its economic support and then led to the Oslo Peace Process. This is “the only reason the PLO is inside Israel borders right now,” he concludes.

Moreover, this process of the so-called diplomatic peace effort is manifest today “in the recent very aggressive diplomacy that the Obama administration has directed against Israel – apparently building Jewish homes in Jerusalem, the capital of the Jewish State, is offensive to the American President.”

Based on his research on HIR, Gil-White also points to the fact that the U.S. does not, in fact, oppose Iran, but rather, supports it. The fact that the “peace” process weakens Israel, and rewards Arab terrorism and Islamic power is not such a contradiction “if you study the last 30 years of geopolitical relationships between the U.S. and Iran,” he says, “Year after year, ever since Ayatollah Khomeini. took power in 1979 — the outbreak of the Islamic revolution — foreign policy has always been designed to strengthen Iran. Of course, the American government’s public declarations are always of enmity towards Iran, but saying something is very cheap – it doesn’t cost anything.”

For many years, the Shah of Iran, Iran’s previous leader who was trying to westernize Iran, was a close ally to of the US government, Gil-White explains, and “the CIA built the Shah’s security service, Chavak, which was infamous for its violence, and its trampling over every single Iranian liberty. It was only in the last couple of years or so of the Shah’s rule that the US seemed to abandon him.” Then-US President Jimmy Carter started to take actions against the Shah, who was supposedly the America’s “westernized” ally because “the US wanted a regime change in Iran, and wanted the mullahs and the Shah out. One hypothesis is that the US had decided to follow a policy of sponsoring Islamic fundamentalism,” he says.

“One of the reasons why doing that was a smart idea in geopolitical terms is that the entire belly of the Soviet Union was populated – the Asian belly of the Soviet Union – with Muslims. Radicalizing those Muslims was a way of destabilizing the Soviet Union and this is something that worked very well in Afghanistan for example,” says Gil-White, “This is where Osama Bin Laden got his start – working for the CIA, training Afghan mujahideen inside the Pakistani border with Afghanistan and they set up a bunch of madrasas where people would be indoctrinated to the most fanatical Islamist ideology, and then they would be sent back into Afghanistan as terrorists to destabilize the Afghan regime – and this is what eventually produced the Soviet invasion in a debilitating war that helped destabilize the Soviet Union. This has actually been confessed to a French magazine by Zbigniew Brzezinski. who was Jimmy Carter’s national security adviser at the time.”

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Pray for Your Family

Posted by Glezele Vayne on March 14, 2010

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Hat tip: Tamar Yonah of Israel National Radio

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G-d Is Everywhere

Posted by Glezele Vayne on March 12, 2010

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Hat tip: Tamar Yonah of Israel National Radio

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Bless Your Children

Posted by Glezele Vayne on March 11, 2010

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Hat tip: Tamar Yonah of Israel National Radio

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Jews Should Marry Jews

Posted by Glezele Vayne on March 10, 2010

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Hat tip: Tamar Yonah of Israel National Radio

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Does Tovia Hate Jesus?

Posted by Glezele Vayne on October 24, 2009

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Zeev Visits First Hareidi Outpost

Posted by Glezele Vayne on September 14, 2009

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Rejoicing in the Downfall of Our Enemies?

Posted by Glezele Vayne on September 1, 2009

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Israelis Want Temple Rebuilt at Al-Aqsa Site

Posted by Glezele Vayne on July 31, 2009

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Temple Mount Aerial

Temple Mount Aerial

Article by Mohammed Mar’i

RAMALLAH: A news survey conducted by the Israeli Ynet news service and the Gesher organization found that about two thirds of the Israeli public want the Second Temple rebuilt. Gesher claims a 4.6 margin of error on a survey of 516 Israelis.

The Temple Mount, which is the foundation of the First and Second temples is today home to Islam’s third-holiest mosque, Al-Aqsa. The Second Temple, built by Herod the Great, was destroyed in 70 A.D. when the Romans sacked Jerusalem.

Sixty-four percent responded favorably to the question of rebuilding the temple commissioned by Herod the Great, while 36 percent responded negatively.

Among the practicing and orthodox Jewish Israelis, virtually all respondents wanted to see the Second Temple rebuilt.

Just under half of secular Israelis — 47 percent — also said they would like to see Herod’s Temple rebuilt.

Eighty percent of respondents said it was “justified” to mark what many Jews consider the saddest day of their history (the destruction of the temple) by rebuilding the temple.

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The Rabbi Who Conquered Hebron With a Shofar

Posted by Glezele Vayne on May 24, 2009

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From The Jewish Press

Hat tip: Rabbi Tovia Singer, on the recent radio show entitled, PA Peace Plan: Iran to Share Control Over Temple Mount and Kotel

“The story of our people’s return to Machpela after 700 years was best told by Rabbi Shlomo Goren, chief rabbi of the Israel Defense Forces during the 1967 war. Fresh from the liberation of Jerusalem and the Western Wall, he wanted to be among the first Jews to return to the ancient city of the patriarchs. Holding the rank of general, he joined the armed forces stationed at the recently captured Etzion Bloc, on their way to Hebron. On the evening of 28 Iyar, before retiring for the night, he asked to be wakened when the soldiers began their march into Hebron the following day.

The next morning he awoke, only to find himself alone with his driver. Realizing that he had been left behind, he ordered his driver to begin the 20-minute journey into Hebron, expecting to meet the rest of the army en route.

Rabbi Goren thought it peculiar that he hadn’t encountered any Israeli soldiers on the road and assumed that they had already secured the city in record time. Driving into Hebron, he was greeted by the sight of white sheets fluttering from the windows and rooftops of Arab homes. The rabbi theorized that this must be fear of retaliation for their 1929 pogrom in which 67 Jews were massacred and many more wounded.

Leaving his driver and clutching a Torah scroll, Rabbi Goren quickly made his way toward the Herodian walls which now surround Machpela; the Tomb of the Patriarchs. Once inside he blew the shofar, just as he had done 24 hours earlier at the Western Wall. Only afterward did he discover that when he left the Etzion base, the rest of the forces were on the other side of the hill, making plans for the attack on Hebron. The army was astonished to find that its chief rabbi had single-handedly conquered a city of 80,000 Arabs. Jews had finally returned to Hebron and the sacred burial place of their patriarchs!?”

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Notes found at WeJew on this video: “… this video is dated – that Sharon and Olmert became betrayers of their own words in this video – and that the Shalhevet shuk neighborhood was violently destroyed by the Israeli government itself. However, the number of Jewish families has continued to expand despite the efforts of the far left-wing in Israel to remove all Jewish presence from our ancient city – the second most holy city in Jewish tradition.”

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For from Zion will the Torah come forth, and the word of HaShem from Jerusalem

Posted by Glezele Vayne on May 1, 2009

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Isaiah 2:1 & 2

The prophecy that Isaiah son of Amoz saw, concerning Judah and Jerusalem: It will happen in the end of days: The mountain of the Temple of HaShem will be firmly established as the head of the mountains, and it will be exalted above the hills, and all the nations will streams to it. Many peoples will go and say ‘Come, let us go up to the Mountain of HaShem, to the Temple of the G-d of Jacob, and He will teach us of His ways and we will walk in His paths.’ For from Zion will the Torah come forth, and the word of HaShem from Jerusalem. He will judge among the nations and will settle the arguments of many peoples. They shall beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks, nation will not lift sword against nation and they will no longer study warfare.

From R’ Tovia Singer’s radio show “Olmert: ‘I offered the PLO More than Anyone in Israel’s History!” came some beautiful gifts to us all. During the second half of the show (29:00 minute mark) Rabbi Singer opens the lines up for questions from his callers. The question of the  role of sacrifice play in the forgiveness of sins came up. In his answer, R’ Singer alerts his non-Jewish listeners to some wonderful truths that have been in the book of Isaiah all along, the words of love and acceptance from HKB”H to the nations of the world. The love of HKB”H for the nations has been sadly, tragically overshadowed by the teachings from the Church, specifically from the book of Acts.

If the love expressed to the non-Jew in this beautiful book were widely known,  millennia of damage to the self-esteem of the non-Jewish world, perpetrated on them by the teachings of Christendom could be healed. So, for my non-Jewish readers, I pass along the gift. We all benefit from knowing the reasons HKB”H has arranged things as He has.

Caller: There is a sacrifice for unintentional sin. What about intentional sin. How do you atone for intentional sin? Does it have something to do with the “Mercy Seat?”

R’ Singer: Listen up. Listen up. It’s not fancy. Daniel Chapter 4 verse 27: It’s a conversation between Daniel and Nebuchadnezzar, who I can guarantee you was totally NJ, not Jewish, and Jonah chapter 3 verse 10 and the people of Ninevah, the capital of Assyria, who were definitely goyim, big time gentiles, okay? So we’re told in the Bible precisely what the peoples of the earth must do in order to have a proper relationship with the G-d of Israel; and that is to stop talking to the gods of the other nations, stop acting like the gods of the other nations, like the peoples of the earth and look to the G-d of Israel, repent, turn away from sin, and then G-d forgives.

You have to understand this. See the problem, I’m not talking about you (caller name), I’m talking about my non-Jewish listeners in general, particularly Christian listeners…they are wired to believe that gentiles are somehow second-class citizens because they are cast that way in the book of Acts. That means that the way the Christian Bible portrays the Jewish view of gentiles as basically, they are unworthy of anything, that they are basically human trash, and that is a lie. And that’s why people who grew up in the Christian world think that that’s what we think of them. And it’s really, not only incorrect, it’s the reverse.

The purpose of the Jewish people is to facilitate the repentance of the gentiles. That’s our “raison d’etre”…. the purpose of the Jewish people is to be a light to the gentiles. That’s our function.”

“The role of the gentiles is to turn their eyes to Heaven, to turn their eyes away from the Church of the Holy Sepulcher and to look at Heaven, and to say ‘You are my G-d, the G-d of Israel alone, and I therefore am faithful to you and I live this unique special life because you commanded me.’ And G-d immediately forgives that person of their sins. That’s all. Repent. It’s confession and turning away from sin. That’s all it is.

“HaShem loves the nations of the world. He created all of them. And they are created in the image of G-d. And they are called upon to repent and turn to the G-d of Israel. And my Bible says some of them will. Many will. And you know where they’re going? They’re not going to go to Rome to find out the truth. But my Bible says in the book of Isaiah, they’re coming here to Jerusalem because out of Jerusalem, not out of Rome, … It’s coming out of Jerusalem.

You see? G-d is not all that complicated. He doesn’t require you to recite certain phrases or to spill the blood of innocent animals for you to be forgiven (or to —  G-d forbid — murder people who don’t believe exactly as you do). It’s very, very simple: Stop chattering to idols, turn to Him, declare loyalty to Him alone, sincerely confess your sins, repent (which means stop doing the sin you’ve confessd) then you are forgiven. Done deal.

Shabbat Shalom – Ellie Katz

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Do You Want to Survive or Not?

Posted by Glezele Vayne on April 26, 2009

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Sweet Home Jerusalem Rock Hit

Posted by Glezele Vayne on April 20, 2009

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So much news, so little time. But in the midst of the serious news, the kind that has us all concerned, I couldn’t resist adding this particular video to the day’s repertoire. Rabbi Lazer Brody and friends are an oasis of Emunah and encouragement to all who have the ability to absorb their message.

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Moses Rap – A Pesach / Passover Music Video

Posted by Glezele Vayne on April 19, 2009

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Hat tip: Ben Bresky’s Israel Beat Blog on Arutz Sheva

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The Sun Blessing Jewish Ritual Once Every 28 Years

Posted by Glezele Vayne on April 7, 2009

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