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Politically, Jews are Masters at Shooting Themselves in the Foot - Except in Israel

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Submitted by Robert (United States), Oct 14, 2022 at 12:02

I would say that it was our political ineptitude, in part at least that resulted in 6,000,000 vacancies in Europe for Palestinian dissidents.

I could have titled this commentary: "Israel, From Ben-Gurion to Ben-Gvir. I cannot imagine any other people being so nice to their mortal enemies than Jews and Israelis. Irredentism is a natural outgrowth of Nationalism. I do not accept Ben-Gvir being labeled a Racist or a Nazis. Is it because Jews are the "Chosen People"? A deep study of Judaism would reveal not that God chose the Jews - but that the Jews chose the Torah, God's Law.

Jews would never create a Morality Police (Fashion Police) to force Jews to dress a certain way - for example, that all Jewish men wear a yarmulke.

Being described as "superior" does not make one automatically a racist for using this term. Most Racist hatred is based on labeling the "other" as "inferior." However, a close statistical study of the performance of Jews in all field (except politics and survival) shows Jews excelling statistically - for example, as Nobel Laureates. In that sense, Jews are superior. But what Jew was the balls to announce this publicly, and endure being called a "racist"? There is no DNA way of accounting for such performance, except, maybe, the Darwinian theory of "survival of the fittest - for 2,000 years Jews were being murdered and persecuted in Western Europe and the Russian Empire, but they survived; how and why? Perhaps its Jewish Culture which includes Judaism, the Religion of Jews. And, by the way, Secular, Liberal, or Conservative Jews are only a very few generations away from Orthodox and Hasidim Jews. Modern Jews emerged with the Haskala, which temporally coincides with the (European) Renaissance and Enlightenment. It was this transformation which opened the door for Jews to enter European and World History in a substantial way far beyond their statistical numbers demographically.

It is this minuscule Jewish Cohort in World History which must be related to the rise of Antisemitism. For example, China has a population of about 1.4 Billion Chinese people (the most populous country in the world and it is still Communist - but its founder, Karl Mark was a Jew (though converted by his father). That's also true regarding the former Soviet Union - but the second in command, after Lenin, was the Jew Trotsky. In (Modern) Germany, after Goethe, comes the (self converted) Jew Heinrich Heine as the second master of the German language, literature, poetry.

I hypothesize that after the Holocaust, and as a consequence of it, Jews have a problem with pride and self esteem (and too much humility). At the same time, it is hard to account for what I call "Chomsky Jews." Noam Chomsky, an American Jew who lived through the NAZI period is a well known bleeding heart for the Palestinians and is extremely critical of Israel - in spite of the fact that his father happened to be an esteemed Rabbi. Go figure.

In brief, politically speaking, Jews are masters at shooting themselves in the foot. But maybe in Israel this is about to change, thanks to politicians such as Ben-Gvir (a follower of Kahane). Incidentally, maybe Goldstein should be renamed "Palestein"; "stein" means "stone" and Palestinian terrorists, who lack knives or bombs use stones instead as weapons whenever they can, like at the Temple Mount while going or coming from prayer to Alah under the banner of Islam. "Goldstein" murdered 29 Palestinian - so there is no pure Jewish noble race - even a "Jew" can be a terrorist or murdered. And we did even produce Meyer Lansky - but Golda Meyer did allow this gangster into Israel. And, but the way, Murder Incorporated (of Lucky Luciano's Commission) was also full of Jews - is that not also a sign of "Jewish Superiority"?

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