Monday 31 October 2005
Inhuman racist ideology:
the penniless population across the frontier by denying it employment... Both
the process of expropriation and the removal of the poor must be carried out
discreetly and circumspectly." Theodore
Herzl, founder of the World Zionist Organization, referring to the Arabs of
Palestine, Complete Diaries, entry for
our country there is room only for the Jews. We shall say to the Arabs: Get out!
If they don't agree, if they resist, we shall drive them out by force." Professor
use terror, assassination, intimidation, land confiscation, and the cutting of
all social services to rid the
Palestinians] are beasts walking on two legs."
Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin, speech to the Knesset quoted in
have to kill all the Palestinians unless they are resigned to live here as
slaves." Chairman Heilbrun of the Committee for the Re‑election of
General Shlomo Lahat as mayor of Tel Aviv, 1983.
declare openly that the Arabs have no right to settle on even one centimeter of
did nothing for the last 20 years. For Jewish Jerusalem I have done things. For
million Arabs are not worth a Jewish fingernail." Rabbi
Ya'acov Perin in his eulogy at the funeral of mass murderer Dr. Baruch
Goldstein, cited in the New York Times,
Yitzhak Ginsburg, head of the Kever Yossev Yeshiva in
has to move, run and grab as many (Palestinian) hilltops as they can to enlarge
the (Jewish) settlements because everything we take now will stay ours . . .
Everything we don't grab will go to them."
Minister Rechavam Ze'evi will push for the invasion of Palestinian-ruled towns
to end the resistance. He "wants to cleanse the
sermon, the influential Israeli Rabbi Ovadia Yosef exclaimed: "May the Holy
Name visit retribution on the Arab heads, and cause their seed to be lost, and
annihilate them." He added: "It is forbidden to have pity on them. We
must give them missiles with relish, annihilate them. Evil ones, damnable
Deputy-Minister Boim and Knesset-Member Hazan declared: “All Muslims are
murderers by birth. It is in their
If this had been said about the Jews on any TV program in
has become of a noble aspiration?
state of Israel will . . . foster the development of the country for the benefit
of all its inhabitants; it will be based on freedom, justice and peace as
envisaged by the prophets of Israel; it will ensure complete equality of social
and political rights to all its inhabitants irrespective of religion, race or
sex . . . ; and it will be faithful to the principles of the Charter of the
“The displacement of one people by another in Israel/Palestine,
involving shooting deaths, home demolitions, land confiscation, impoverishment,
and retaliatory suicide bombing, is taking place day by day. And yet the rest of
the world makes no effective protest. World opinion is potentially a powerful
force for change and has contributed to the resolution of other recent
Barlow in ‘Speaking the Truth About Zionism,’ ed Michael Prior, 2004.