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The Elephant of Jew Hatred

Maxine G Wrote: Apr 22, 2012 1:22 AM
... (continued from last page 3) ... And they did not prevail, nor was a place found for them in heaven any longer. And the great dragon was cast out, that serpent of old, called the Devil and Satan, who deceives the whole world; he was cast to the earth, and his angels were cast out with him. And I heard a loud voice saying in heaven, ‘Now salvation and strength, and the kingdom of our God, and the power of His Messiah have come, for the accuser of our brethren, who accused them before our God day and night, has been cast down’. And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony, and they did not love their lives to the death. ... (continued on next page 4) ...

Hatred of Jews is the central animating feature of the political and strategic reality of the Middle East. It is hatred of Jews that dictates the legal regimes, foreign policies, military aspirations, cultural mores, educational themes and even public health policies of our neighbors from Ramallah to Tehran.

Despite the centrality of Jew-hatred in all aspects of public life in the Arab and Muslim world, our neighbors' unrelenting and irrational abhorrence for Israel and the Jewish people remains a dirty secret that you aren't supposed to mention in polite company. From Washington to Brussels, talk of the policy implications of Arab...