Thursday, September 24, 2009

Culmination to a Curse: Obama's Anti-Israeli Speech

Dateline: circa 3000 B.C.
"Now, the Lord said to Abram, 'Go from your country and your kindred and your father's house (in modern day Iraq) to the land that I will show you. And I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you and make your name great, so that you will be a blessing. I will bless those who bless you, and him who dishonors you I will curse, and in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed. So Abram obeyed..."

With a mixture of grief, disgust, and anger, I have marked September 23, 2009 on my calendar as the "Day God Cursed America." I realize that may sound extreme. Some may call and attempt to talk me out of it, but I remain firm in my conviction that, up until yesterday, God's hand was still open with blessing. That hand closed, not because of the nations ills or sins, but because God keeps his word. (READ the above verse again.)
Yesterday, Sept. 23, 2009, before a General Assembly crammed with dictators, thugs, and globalists, the President of the United States gave the most self-absorbed, embarrassing speeches I have heard in my fifty years of existence. With arrogance and hubris, Barack Obama ceded America's position as the moral leader of the world. In one paragraph he offered up the good will and creativity of America's people on the altar of Climate Change. He furthered the transfer of sovereignty from the United States to the United Nations. But none of those horrors brought our nation into alignment with the curse. No, that happened when, with words as sweet as honey, Barack H. Obama dishonored the State of Israel....throwing the Jews and their existence under the speeding bus of thuggery and Islamic radicalism.
The following is the portion of Obama's speech to which I refer. My commentary will be inserted and will be italicized. As you read our President's ushering in of the curse, you will most likely experience all of the emotions I shared earlier. You will read it and weep, as it proper for anyone who loves this country. I begin.
Barack Obama
"But our efforts to promote peace cannot be limited to defeating violent extremists. (Al Quaeda) For the most powerful weapon in our arsenal is the hope of human beings - the belief that the future belongs to those who build, not destroy; the confidence that conflicts can end, and a new day begin. (New Global Order with ME as PRESIDENT)
That is why we will strengthen our support for effective (U.N.) peacekeeping, while energizing our efforts to prevent conflicts before they take hold. (Preemptive policing by the U.N.) ......
I will also continue to seek a just and lasting peace (meaning the current state of affairs is unjust) between Israel, Palestine, and the Arab world. Yesterday, I had a constructive meeting with Prime Minister Netanyahu and President Abbas. (A photo op) We have made some progress. Palestinians have strengthened their efforts on security. Israelis have facilitated greater freedom of movement for the Palestinians. As a result of these efforts on both sides, the economy in the West Bank has begun to grow. But more progress is needed. (No one disagrees) We continue to call on Palestinians to end incitement against Israel, and we continue to emphasize that America does not accept the LEGITIMACY OF CONTINUED ISRAELI SETTLEMENTS. (Up until yesterday, the word was NEW ISRAELI SETTLEMENTS. In other words, the Israeli's must cease settling in the West Bank completely. No call for Arabs to cease settling in Israel proper or Jewish designated Jerusalem. Only the Jews must cease settlements.)
The time has come to re-launch negotiations - without PRECONDITIONS - (Obama no longer demands that the Arabs recognize Israel's right to exist, nor the right of Israel to defend itself against annihilation.) - that address the permanent-status issues: SECURITY for Israelis and Palestinians (Palestinians have a right to develop their own defense forces, fully armed), borders, (this gets worse in a moment), refugees (the right of return for Palestinians who left during the 1967 Six-Day war. Read article below for full scope of the problem), and Jerusalem. (In other words, Jerusalem must no longer be the Capitol of Israel. It must be divided.) The goal is clear: two states living side by side in peace and security -- a Jewish State of Israel, with true security for all Israelis; and a viable, independent Palestinian state with CONTIGUOUS territory (One, single peace of ground stretching from the West Bank to the Gaza Strip that would effectively divide Israel) that ends the occupation that began in 1967, (going back to the pre-1967 war borders leaving Israel with a 14 mile strip of land.) and realizes the potential of the Palestinian peoples. (Potential to unite and destroy the Jews once and for all. That is their stated goal.) As we pursue this goal, we will also pursue peace between Israel and Lebanon, Israel and Syria (Israel must give up the Golan Heights), and a broader peace between Israel and its many neighbors. In pursuit of that goal, we will develop regional initiatives (through the UN) with multilateral participation (peacekeeping coalition), alongside bilateral negotiations. (In other words, we will force Israel to the table!)
The United States does Israel no favors when we fail to couple an unwavering commitment to its security with an insistence that Israel respect the legitimate claims and rights of the Palestianians. (In other words, for any further assistance, you must give in to all my demands and a Palestinian State must come into being.) An nations within this body do the Palestinians no favors when they choose vitriolic attacks (attacks born out of bitterness over past injustices...meaning Israel has committed heinous acts that merit a response by freedom fighters) over a constructive willingness to recognize Israel's legitimacy, and its right to exist in peace and security."
Obama then went on to equate the three great faiths born in the Holy Land and ended by saying, "And that is why - even though there will be setbacks, and false starts, and tough days - I will not waiver in my pursuit of peace."
1 Thessalonians 5:3 "While people are saying (lagoosin - laying forth a discourse), "There is peace and security," then sudden destruction will come upon them as labor pains come upon a pregnant woman."
Our President, in one culminating speech, dishonored Israel and threatened its existence by fulling siding with the Arab world on the Palestinian issue! Oh, MY, GOD! He used the word PEACE nearly two dozen times and set a discourse for its pursuit. His version of peace is no peace for Israel. God's curse is released!
What will happen next?
Israel now fully understands that it is alone. Not only will America not come to its aid, America is now positioned as anti-semitic....anti-Israel....and pro-Arab. There can be no doubt. The Iranian threat grows larger by the day...and Israel will have to act alone. I believe we are within mere weeks, if not days, of an Israeli attack on Iran's nuclear production facilities. They have no choice. When that happens, the Arab world will unite like never before. Israel's existence will be threatened by Syria. Israel will destroy Damascus (Isa. 17). Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia will respond....and be destroyed by Israel (Psalm 83, Eze. 25:12-17). Then, the grand finale...the ultimate showdown between Jehovah and Allah....Russia, Turkey, the Sudan, Libya, Iran, and the Caucus states, will descend to the mountains of Israel in order to annihilate the Jews once and for all. But God will intervene. (Ezekiel 38-39)
Am I being alarmist? Maybe, but I also believe the warning must be sounded...loudly and clearly. Wake up! Get as close to Jesus as you possibly can. Forget about your citizenship in the United States of America. That country is no more! If you truly believe in Jesus Messiah, your citizenship is in the Kingdom. You are only passing through. It is not time to become fully loyal to the Kingdom.
Read the following article to learn more about the rise of international anti-semiticism.
Jimmy Root Jr
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When Did Anti-Zionism Become An International Issue?

By Alex Grobman

For more than 20 years after the establishment of the State of Israel, anti-Zionism was a regional phenomenon - a conflict between Arab and Jewish national movements in the Middle East. In the Soviet Union and in Eastern Europe, the Soviets exploited antisemitism for political purposes, but it was seldom part of international debate until after the Six-Day War in 1967.
By the end of the 1960s, and since 1975, anti-Zionism became international in scope. It first appeared in the universities in the West where the New Left, in cooperation with Arab student associations, attacked Israeli policy. 1

When the United Nations General Assembly passed Resolution 3379 on November 10, 1975, and declared "Zionism is a form of racism and racial discrimination," it significantly expanded anti-Zionism into the sphere of international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and therefore into Third World countries. This was accomplished in collaboration between the Arabs and the Soviet Union that endowed anti-Zionism with legitimacy and official recognition.2

After the First World War, the Arabs expected Greater Syria - which included Palestine and Lebanon - to become a vast, united, and sovereign Arab empire. Instead, the French and the British divided the area into what the Arabs considered "irrationally carved out" entities that became the present-day states of Saudi Arabia, Syria, Trans-Jordan (later Jordan), Iraq, and Israel. The Arabs were outraged that a "non-Arab embryo state in Palestine" had been inserted into an area where it would never be accepted. They claimed that this shattered their dreams of unification and impeded their search for a common identity. 3

The fight against a Jewish homeland became an integral part of their struggle "for dignity and independence." Israel's existence, they claimed, "implied that not only a part of the Arab patrimony, but also parts of Islam, had been stolen. For a Moslem, there was no greater shame than for that to happen." The only way to eliminate this deeply felt affront - this "symbol of everything that had dominated them in the past" - was to rid the area of "imperialist domination." 4

Zionism has been branded as the official enemy of the Arab national movement, but Arab governments have long been accused of using the Arab-Israeli confrontation to divert attention from their own critical domestic social and economic problems. When confronted, they respond that if this were not a real concern, it would not resonate so strongly among the Arab masses. 5

Bernard Lewis, professor emeritus at Princeton University, the dean of Middle Eastern scholars in the West, says Arab fixation with Israel "is the licensed grievance. In countries where people are becoming increasingly angry and frustrated at all the difficulties under which they live - the poverty, unemployment, oppression - having a grievance which they can express freely is an enormous psychological advantage." 6

The Israeli-Arab conflict is the only local political grievance that can be openly discussed. If the population were permitted freedom of speech, Lewis believes that the obsession with Israel would become far less important. Like most people, Arabs are concerned about their own priorities. For the Palestinian Arabs, who view themselves as the permanent victims, the main issue is their struggle with Israel. If Arabs in other countries were permitted to focus on their own problems, they would do so. 7

For Arabs, the attempt to blame Western imperialism is nothing more than an excuse to attack Israel, as another Hebrew University professor Jacob Talmon asserted: "For decades the Arabs have been obsessed by memories of past glories and prophecies of future greatness, mocked by the injury and shame of having an alien and despised race injected into the nerve center of their promised pan-Arab empire, between its Asian and African halves, just at a time when the colonial powers had started their great retreat from their colonial possessions in Asia and Africa." 8

To lessen their feelings of shame for losing every war against Israel, the Arabs attributed the success of Jewish settlement in Palestine and the Israeli military triumphs of 1948 and 1956 to Western imperialism. As the representative of the Great Powers, Israel became the Arabs' scapegoat whenever they became frustrated in their attempt to transcend "centuries of social, economic, and cultural development, and catch up" with the West.

This anti-Israel fixation precipitated a methodical "Manichean metaphysic, the focus of an entire philosophy of history, with the Jew as the devil incarnate from the days of patriarch Abraham himself till his assumption of the role of the linchpin of an American-Imperialist-Zionist world-plot against the Arab world, the Socialist Commonwealth and all colonial peoples." 9

The crushing defeat of the Arabs in the 1967 Six-Day War shattered this fantasy and accentuated Arab humiliation, since the Israelis won without the backing of any imperialist nations. Arab rage was exacerbated by the casualty rates in Israel's favor -- about 25 to 1 -- and by the number of prisoners of war Israel captured. At least 5,000 Egyptian soldiers, including 21 generals, 365 Syrians (30 of whom were officers), and 550 Jordanians were taken. Only 15 Israelis were held as POWs. Arab military hardware losses were in the billions of dollars -- most of it coming from Soviet Bloc countries.10

Civilian casualties were minimal: Israelis estimate that 175,000 Arab noncombatants fled the West Bank to Jordan; Jordanians claim that number is 250,000. Though the Israelis did not initiate the Arab exodus, they did not attempt to stop it. The refugees were not encouraged to return, but Moshe Dayan, Israel's Minister of Defense, stopped the practice of preventing them from crossing back to the West Bank a week after the war, after observing ambushes and concluding that they were inhumane.11

Israelis wanted to resolve the 1948 and 1967 refugee problem -- to be determined when a comprehensive peace agreement would be negotiated. The Arabs rejected the offer and insisted that the refugees be allowed to return, unconditionally, and receive compensation. Yet, in the summer of 1967, when Israel agreed to allow Arabs to come back to the West Bank, only a handful returned.12

At the same time, the Arabs persecuted and tormented their own Jewish residents. Jews were attacked in Yemen, Lebanon, Tunisia, and Morocco. Synagogues were burned and Jews were arrested and detained. In Damascus and Baghdad, Jewish leaders were fined and imprisoned, and 7,000 Jews were expelled after their property and most of their belongings were confiscated. Eight hundred of Egypt's 4,000 Jews were arrested, including the chief rabbis of Cairo and Alexandria. The UN and the Red Cross did nothing to intervene on their behalf.13

Despite this treatment of Jews in Arab lands, the 1.2 million Arabs under Israeli governance did not experience any systematic mistreatment. Looting and vandalism were reported in some areas, but the Israelis repaired whatever damage they found. Though Jordanians had destroyed synagogues in the Old City of Jerusalem and used the tombstones from the Jewish cemeteries on the Mount of Olives to pave roads and use in latrines, Moshe Dayan participated in the Friday prayers at the al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem. Perhaps the greatest trauma for the Arabs was that Israel had conquered 42,000 square miles - and was now three-and-a-half times larger in size than before the war. 14

Anti-Zionism entered the international scene when Israel and Egypt reached political rapprochement after the Yom Kippur War by signing an interim agreement on September 1, 1975. That agreement emphasized, "The conflict between them and in the Middle East shall not be resolved by military force but by peaceful means."15

Concerned that this might lead to peace, the Soviets, Syria, and the PLO tried to exclude Israel from international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), like UNESCO, "for having transgressed the United Nations Charter, and having failed to adopt its resolutions." When this strategy failed, they began to question Israel's legitimacy and discredit and condemn Zionism in the UN, and to internationalize their propaganda against her.16

1. Yohanan Manor, "Anti-Zionism," (Jerusalem: World Zionist Organization, 1984): 8.
2. Ibid.
3. Saul Friedlander and Mahmoud Hussein, Arabs and Israelis: A Dialogue (New York: Holmes and Meier, 1975), 6, 18, 21.
4. Ibid., 9, 34.
5. Ibid.
6. "Islam's Interpreter," The Atlantic Online (April 4, 2004), Online.
7. Ibid; Friedlander and Hussein, Arabs and Israelis: A Dialogue, 32-33, 36.
8. Jacob L. Talmon, Israel Among the Nations (London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1970), 169-170.
9. Ibid.170.
10. Michael B. Oren, Six Days of War: June 1967 and the Making of the Modern Middle East (New York: Oxford University Press, 2002), p. 305-306.
11. Ibid., 306.
12. Ibid.
13. Ibid., 306-307.
14. Ibid.
15. Manor, "Anti-Zionism," 9-10.
16. Ibid.10.
Dr. Alex Grobman is a Hebrew University trained historian. He is a former director of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, and the author of a number of books, including Nations United: How The U.N. Undermines Israel and The West, Denying History: Who Says The Holocaust Never Happened and Why Do They Say It? and a forthcoming book on Israel's moral and legal right to exist as a Jewish State.

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