We live in times of mad and lethal hatred: Chesler

  Phyllis Chesler: melting at Moorish arches

A mad and lethal hatred targets Jews on the internet and in every language, yet Israel is the only country to be villified and boycotted. Judenrein Muslim states are losing their Christians. But the decision to leave is not easy and most have nowhere else to go. Moving article by Professor Phyllis Chesler in Israel National News. 

But we are a people whose first ancestors, Abraham
and Sarah, left town, left all that was familiar to them, and obeyed
God’s commandment to Abraham: “Leave your land, your birthplace, your
father’s home.”

But not every Jew is a pioneer or a crusader; not every Jew hears God’s command.

In my lifetime, the850,000 Jews who were forced to flee Arab and Muslim landsin
the 20th century still cherished the lands that had impoverished them,
and that, for millennia, had tortured and murdered their religious
compatriots. Moroccan- and Persian-Jewish cookbooks appear every year. Spanish music sings in my bloodstream, speaks of long forgotten
origins. 

I am the daughter of Ashkenazi Jews, and yet I melt at Moorish
arches, beautiful glazed tile-work, the sights and smells of a bazaar,
the taste of cardamon and cinnamon in my coffee. I write about the Jews of Islam in my forthcoming book, An American Bride in Kabul, especially in the chapter about the Jews of Afghanistan.

But
now, as before, the times have grown exceedingly grave. A mad and
lethal hatred against Jews is available 24/7 on the internet and in
every language on earth; Western intellectuals, academics, political
leaders, and human rights activists have joined forces with Islamists in
choosing only one country and one people to hate and scapegoat–and for
no rational reason: Jewish Israel.

Arabs
massacre Arabs, Sunnis kill Shi’ia, Muslims kill each other and every
infidel they can find—but it is only Israel who is demonized and
boycotted.

Today, Germany has joinedthe
selective boycott of Israeli products that are grown or produced or
manufactured in Judea and Samaria, the “West Bank”.. Germany has affixed
a new kind of Jewish star on certain Israeli citizens. (Consider this a
diabolical beginning of sorts.)

No
one cares that Arabs are employed in the manufacturing process; that
Israel has not only made the desert bloom, it has also been the most
stable and most productive state in an unstable, illiterate, nihilistic,
and unproductive region.

Most Muslim states are
now either failed states or Islamist autocratic or Islamist
totalitarian states. Gone are the freedoms of yesteryear in Muslim North
Africa, central Asia, and the Middle East. The women are wearing black sheets again and being honor-killed in droves.

The
Arab and Muslim world, which has long been judenrein, is rapidly
losing its Christian populations. The lucky Christians have already
fled. The unlucky dhimmis praise their overlords and scapegoat Israel as
a form of appeasement. But Christians are also being murdered,
sometimes in their churches which have been burned to the ground. Their
Church has not rescued them.

Like Jews, the
Christians do not leave. Where would they go? Who will accept them? What
language would they speak? How would they earn a living in a foreign
country?

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