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‘With the Middle East ceasefire less than a week old, young Muslim Australians are preparing to go to xxx so they can join the army and fight in any future conflict.

These young Australians say they are ready to risk everything to support xxx, and the recent violence has only increased their enthusiasm.’ [from ABC 7:30, November 28]

‘You shall inherit and you shall settle. The moment you step foot off that plane, you inherited a land.’

Sends chills up our spines! These young people are criminals; stop them and eradicate their youth camps. Those who organise such events preach hatred and loathing, destruction of their neighbours, establishing the Final Caliphate; imprison them! Strip them of their citizenship! Jihad in Australia; it must be quashed!

BUT… the original piece was about ‘Aussie Zionists training to fight for Israel’. How tragic we celebrate their ‘risking all to support Israel’ while condemning and vilifying Aussie Muslims risking all to support (say) Palestine (non-violently).

Try the experiment I did – read the 7:30 transcript with ‘Muslim’ replacing ‘Jew’ and ‘Zionist’; any Muslim-leaning country instead of ‘Israel’. It’s bone-chilling… when it’s ‘Jew’ and ‘Israel’, it’s okay; anything else, it’s not!

It was extremely disturbing to me when I tried this thought-experiment. I’m Jewish, counting Jews and Muslims among my dear friends. I’m ashamed at how unashamedly one-sidedly we Aussies celebrate one and deplore the other!


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  1. What a disgraceful letter.

    Until people like this can get their minds around the fact that is the Jews of the Middle East , once dispersed throughout Muslim lands but now concentrated in one tiny remarkable country where they are about half the Jewish population, are under attack, and also have a right to their own country and to be left in peace, we will have to put up with nasty and essentially racist views like this.

    How terrible that this comes from someone who claims to be “Jewish” and uses that excuse to vilify other Aussies just because they are Jews.

    “Palestine” is an Islamist fascist genocidal fraud against the world.

    They could have had “Palestine” a dozen times over but have always refused. They refuse to even discuss it. They don’t want “Palestine” . They want to destroy Israel.

    Time for the “One State Solution”



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