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A St. Petersburg city councilman from Russia’s ruling party made statements suggesting that Jews killed Jesus.
Vitaly Milonov made the statements last month during a meeting of the St. Petersburg City Council, where he serves as a lawmaker for President Vladimir Putin’s United Russia party, the svodka.net news website reported this week.
“They vilify any saint, it is in their tradition of 2,000 years, beginning with the appeals to crucify the Savior, ending with accusations of anti-Semitism against St. John of Kronstadt,” Milonov said during a March 19 speech before the city’s legislative council, according to the report.
Milonov was advocating a bill that proposes to declare June 14 a municipal holiday in honor of John of Kronstadt, a 19th century leader of the Orthodox Russian Church. His legacy remains controversial because of his membership in the Black Hundred, an ultranationalist and declaredly anti-Semitic movement that supported pogroms against Jews.
Milonov is the same politician who has proposed that Russia outlaw the “promotion” of homosexuality, grant full citizenship to embryos and forcing women who have not given birth by the age of 23 to join the army.
He argues, “I don’t want children to get the wrong idea that traditional and non-traditional forms of partnerships are equal – they are not equal…. But a video clip by say, Madonna, in which she is kissing another woman that can be seen by children is gay propaganda. Children like to copy their role models.”
What a pig (apologies to pigs)!
Posted by Behind the Aegis | Thu Apr 3, 2014, 01:50 AM (25 replies)
ESZTERGOM, Hungary (Reuters) - To launch its campaign for Hungary's parliamentary election, the far-right Jobbik party, accused by critics of anti-Semitism, chose as its venue a former synagogue with a plaque on the wall commemorating 500 local Jews killed in the Holocaust.
The reaction was unsurprising: opponents turned up outside the synagogue in the city of Esztergom to protest at Jobbik's presence, they heckled party leader Gabor Vona as he arrived, and the confrontation was broadcast on the evening news.
It was seen as another publicity coup for Jobbik on its path to entrenching itself on Europe's political landscape, and for not much more than the $50 hourly cost of renting the former synagogue, now a municipal community centre.
When Jobbik shocked Europe four years ago by coming third in Hungary's parliamentary election, many of its opponents predicted the party would soon implode.
Insiders say the party has close ties with kuruc.info, a website which has sections entitled "Jewish crime", "Gypsy crime" and "Holokamu", a pun on the words for Holocaust and lie, meant to denote that the Holocaust was fiction. It also carries election ads for Jobbik. The party denies ties to the website.
At a January rally in eastern Hungary, Jobbik parliamentary candidate Tibor Agoston used the phrase "Holokamu" in a joke about events planned to mark the anniversary of the Holocaust. He is still a candidate.
At the synagogue rally in Esztergom, a Reuters reporter saw representatives of a group called Betyarsereg (Army of Outlaws) providing security for the gathering. The group supports the Nazi notion of "Lebensraum," or living space for favored races. It said on its website that Jobbik had asked it to take care of security at the synagogue.
entire article: http://ca.reuters.com/article/topNews/idCABREA2T04320140330?pageNumber=2&virtualBrandChannel=0&sp=true
Posted by Behind the Aegis | Tue Apr 1, 2014, 02:04 AM (1 replies)
“Do the Jews Really Control America?” asked one Chinese newsweekly headline in 2009. The factoids doled out in such articles and in books about Jews in China—for example: “The world’s wealth is in Americans’ pockets; Americans are in Jews’ pockets”—would rightly be seen to be alarming in other contexts. But in China, where Jews are widely perceived as clever and accomplished, they are meant as compliments. Scan the shelves in any bookstore in China and you are likely to find best-selling self-help books based on Jewish knowledge. Most focus on how to make cash. Titles range from 101 Money Earning Secrets From Jews’ Notebooks to Learn To Make Money With the Jews.
The Chinese recognize, and embrace, common characteristics between their culture and Jewish culture. Both races have a large diaspora spread across the globe. Both place emphasis on family, tradition, and education. Both boast civilizations that date back thousands of years. In Shanghai, I am often told with nods of approval that I must be intelligent, savvy, and quick-witted, simply because of my ethnicity. While it is true that the Chinese I’ve met are fascinated by—rather than fear—the Jews, these assertions make me deeply uncomfortable.
So, it was with a degree of apprehension that I recently traveled to the former imperial capital of Nanjing to spend the day with Prof. Xu Xin, director of the Diane and Guilford Glazer Institute of Jewish and Israel Studies at Nanjing University. The first thing Xu did was suggest lunch. As we sat down to a steaming tofu hot pot, he woefully conceded that many Chinese believe the Jews to be “smart, rich, and very cunning.” Just before my visit to Nanjing, the Chinese tycoon Chen Guangbiao made international headlines by publicly announcing his ambitions to buy the New York Times and later the Wall Street Journal. In a TV interview he explained that he would be an ideal newspaper magnate because “I am very good at working with Jews”—who, he said, controlled the media.
Yet Chen presumably, like the majority of Chinese, has few concrete ideas about the reality of Jewish history or practices. Xu, the 65-year-old pioneer of Jewish studies in China, is campaigning to change that—and, by doing so, challenging entrenched stereotypes. The diminutive professor has made it his life’s pursuit to present a more nuanced view of the Jewish race and religion to his countrymen: one based on scholarship rather than rumor. To this end he launched the Institute of Jewish Studies in 1992, the first of its kind in Chinese higher education.
(long article, there is a page 2) more: http://www.tabletmag.com/jewish-arts-and-culture/books/167289/nanjing-jewish-studies
Unless I missed it, what I find interesting is there no mention that China does not officially recognize Judaism as a religion. This is an interesting article, especially in regards with remarks made by Pat Robertson about Jews and business (see: http://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=view_post&forum=1002&pid=4759183). Anti-Semitism isn't always about name-calling, blood libels, or negative stereotypes.
Posted by Behind the Aegis | Tue Apr 1, 2014, 12:43 AM (16 replies)
Forensic archeologist Caroline Sturdy Colls has been granted unprecedented access to excavate one of history’s greatest crime scenes: Hitler’s secret extermination camp in the Polish village of Treblinka.
It was in this camp during the year 1942 and 1943, almost 1 million Jews were killed. But strangely, for the past 70 yeas all evidence of this camp and its victims vanished, Ms. Sturdy Colis plans to reveal what Hitler and his henchmen were so desperate to hide.
The grisly results of this dig are revealed in “Treblinka: Hitler’s Killing Machine,” an hour-long show premiering Saturday on the Smithsonian Channel. But they’re revealed in a way that pays respect to the estimated 900,000 Jewish victims of that killing machine.
“The ethical dimension of the work that I do is really important to me,” Caroline Sturdy Colls told NBC News. The difference at Treblinka, which is as infamous as Auschwitz and Dachau in the hell that was the Holocaust, is that there were no inmates liberated by Allied troops, no photos showing disused gas chambers. The Germans finished their work at Treblinka in 1943 and bulldozed the camp in an effort to cover their tracks. They went so far as to plant crops and build a farmhouse on the leveled ground.
This one is an hour long:
Posted by Behind the Aegis | Mon Mar 31, 2014, 01:54 AM (2 replies)
Jews in Italy have seen walls smeared with swastikas and had pig's heads delivered to their doors in recent months, but the head of the Jewish Community, Riccardo Pacifici, insists Italy remains a much better place to be Jewish than many other European countries.
His grandparents perished at Auschwitz and his father spent months oscillating between life and death after being seriously injured in a bomb attack on a Rome Synagogue in 1982.
Riccardo Pacifici has also endured years of threats against him - including a thwarted bomb plot - and in January he was the recipient of a pig’s head.
Against the backdrop of an anti-Semitic revival across Europe, the 52-year-old president of Rome’s Jewish Community has leapt to the defence of Italy’s Jews as they face persistent hostility, mostly from right-wing extremists, whether in the form of swastikas being daubed on walls or as the target of online hate speech.
The harassment is also prevalent in football: SS Lazio hooligans have long been notorious for making Nazi salutes and unfurling anti-Jewish banners during games, while late last year they emblazoned stickers across Rome showing Anne Frank, the Jewish teenager who died in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, wearing an AS Roma shirt in a bid to ‘taunt’ their rivals.
The memorial day for the victims of the Holocaust - January 27th - is also a time for extremists to make their feelings known: this year, boxes containing a pig’s head were also sent to Rome’s Israeli embassy and synagogue while anti-Jewish slurs cropped up on walls across the city in the days leading up to the anniversary.
In February, a human rights report by the US State Department revealed that 26 percent of Jews in Italy experienced anti-Semitic harassment in the 12 months up to November 2013.
From the comment section:
SirWillemV • a day ago
The rise of Nazis or Nazi-like groups is discouraging and happening throughout Europe.
Posted by Behind the Aegis | Sat Mar 29, 2014, 02:49 AM (11 replies)
The residents of the Texas city of Rhome were "treated" to their neighborhoods being blanketed with fliers recruiting for the Ku Klux Klan. On the flier was a number to call for more information. The answering machine is as follows:
The message on the answering machine (the sound file at the site was hinky):
The full story can be read at Raw Story which includes the taped message transcribed above and a local news report.
Posted by Behind the Aegis | Fri Mar 28, 2014, 02:59 AM (4 replies)
Residents in Rhome, Texas are perturbed by the recent blanketing of their properties with fliers declaring that “The KKK Wants You.”
“I was repulsed,” Sally Fowler told WFAA on Wednesday. “It’s offensive; it’s shocking. You don’t want that stuff in your neighborhood.”
Sheriff’s Office spokesman Captain Kevin Benton told WFAA that he hasn’t seen fliers of the sort since the early 1990s, and that although the fliers are not illegal, they are still an issue for concern.
“You wish it was something from the past, that you’d hope everyone had gotten beyond that,” he said.
The message on the answering machine (the sound file at the site was hinky):
There is a news clip showing reactions of local residents at the link, but I can't get it to post (help anyone?).
ETA: Revelations 2
'I know your tribulation and your poverty (but you are rich), and the blasphemy by those who say they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.
Posted by Behind the Aegis | Fri Mar 28, 2014, 02:53 AM (0 replies)
If you ask an American Jew their background, chances are they will respond "Russian Jew." That is not entirely correct. The majority of American Jewish families came over from the Ukraine. By the same token, the largest wave of immigration from Ukraine to the United States was Jewish. Yet, a trip to the Ukrainian museum in New York will leave you with the impression that there are, and never were, any Jews in Ukraine. Let's take a trip down memory lane, shall we?
In the time of the Czars, Ukraine was home to the second largest Jewish population center in Europe, after the Warsaw Ghetto in Poland, and followed by Belarus. The Holocaust changed all that. The Warsaw Ghetto was liquidated after an underdog Jewish last stand, bringing us to the Ukrainian nationalist movement.
During the war, the Ukrainian nationalists were Nazi collaborators. They collaborated in the Holocaust. In fact, the Ukrainians were the most enthusiastic Nazi collaborators in the Einsatzgruppe--the Nazi occupied western front, called the Pale Settlement.
The einsatzkommandos were tasked with, and responsible for, the first wave of ethnic cleansing, according to Hitler and Eichmann's "Final Solution" racialist genocide program targeting Jews. Of course, these were innocents and entire families who were murdered--often times in front of each other. Many were tortured, including Jewish children. Most were simply mowed down with machine guns during the first days of Nazi occupation. It was one of the largest mass murders in history. This was the main Nazi campaign that the Ukrainians participated in.
Nazis organized the so-called Galician Unit of the SS--the Nazi secret police force. Galicia was once a land bordering southwestern Ukraine. In Yiddish, the term Galician refers to Jews living in, or with roots in, the southern region of the Pale: Ukraine and Crimea, as well as Hungary and Romania. Many of these innocents were being protected by what the Jews call "righteous gentiles," non-Jews who risked their own lives to shelter Jews from Nazis. They would have survived the war, were it not for Ukrainian Nazis.
Ok, I know this Pravda, which is why I posted it. Once again, we see the "concern" for Jews. This has been going on since the beginning of the Ukrainian issues. Now, see the comments:
Joe Dogo в 21:33 27 марта
When an article says something like this: ...During the war, the Ukrainian nationalists were Nazi collaborators. They collaborated in the Holocaust. In fact, the Ukrainians were the most enthusiastic Nazi collaborators in the Einsatzgruppe--the Nazi occupied western front, called the Pale Settlement. ...This is a Jewish Moral attack against Ukrainians. What right does any Jew have to moralize about Ukrainian Nationalists in the so-called Holocaust, when 8-10 years earlier in 1933, these same Jews running the NKVD starved to death 7 million Ukrainians? ... So a made up number of 6 million Jews is an atrocity on the Ukrainians part, but the killing of 7 million Ukrainians by these same Jews is okay??? ... This author should answer for the blood of these 7 million Ukrainians first, before accusing them of joining their fantasy 6 million dead Holocaust, of which there were so many, many survivors who showed up to talk about it, and endlessly demand money for it, and make movies about it. Day and Night... oh, the poor poor 6 million Jews, over and over again. ... When these very same Jews try to cover up their real murder of 7 million Ukrainians? ...How many of these Jews in Ukraine starved to death in Ukraine in 1933? Apparently, they all survived it! I wonder why?.........Let's be sure to always throw the 7 million dead Ukainians from the Holodomor in the face of every Jew who accuses Ukrainian Nationalists of Nazi Collaberation.
tim cake в 17:52 27 марта
What dumbed= down Yank would ever know about such factaul history? they lap- up slop TV crap. media propaganda and shite every day. So many of the swine stole vast wealth after the USSR went down were jewish, typical yids, many went to Londonstan UK were they were welcomed like any thief with big money.Sure there are many good Jews but still there is something about them that is despicable, no wonder they have been, and still are hated and despised by so many, parasites, liars , money- worshipping jewden the eternal jew yuk.... USA? dominated and manipulated by Jews for so long.
Joe Dogo в 15:55 27 марта
How nice! The Jewish Dominated NKVD starves to death 7 million Ukrainians in 1933, and kills several million more Russians and Ukrainians throughout the 1930's, and then the Soviets team up with the Nazis to invade Poland together in 1939. Nothing wrong with Jewish Secret Police killing 7-10 million Ukrainians and Russians. That's a good thing for them to do. But, god forbid if these Ukrainians Nationalists join the Nazis is the so-called Holocaust afterward. Why so many Jews survived to tell their stories and collect money? Those Ukrainian Nationalists are so terribly evil, for teaming up witht he Nazis in the Holocaust, but Jewish dominated NKVD killing millions of Ukarianians and Russians is something to be honored or forgotten? Maybe Stalin got it right calling them Jewish Fascists?
ppocka в 15:06 27 марта
Regarding "if you repeat a lie a thousand times": most of the Bolshevik leadership were, in fact, Jews. The current illegitimate govt in Ukraine are also disproportionately Jewish. Before that, Jews were the Polish landlord's agents. Omitting these details to make a point gives a deceptive picture of the overall situation. Of course it doesn't excuse massacre of the innocent, whoever they are. The nationalists must be also be considered victims -of slavery and their own ignorance.
CHEVI789 . в 04:27 28 марта
And let's not forget the proof we have today, less than 1% of the american population controls 100% of the country, can you guess which race this is? I see another holocaust coming on a grander scale.
Think these are just outliers? Think again. Most just aren't as direct.
Posted by Behind the Aegis | Fri Mar 28, 2014, 01:44 AM (0 replies)
Pauline Cohn was a tigress when it came to protecting her family. She had to be.
In 1938, when anti-Semitic mobs rampaged across Germany, destroying Jewish businesses and synagogues, she was a shaken but determined wife and mother. Her husband was imprisoned in the Dachau concentration camp. Her baby boy was only months old.
After Kristallnacht, the “Night of Broken Glass,” Mrs. Cohn masterminded her family’s escape. Germany had spent the 1930s taking away the rights of the Jewish people and pressuring them to emigrate.
Mrs. Cohn bargained with Nazi functionaries. She finessed and assured them. She pledged her family would leave.
Based on her promises, her husband Walter was freed from Dachau, which was a jail for political prisoners before it became part of Hitler’s killing machinery.
Thanks to her tenacity, the Cohns escaped and sailed to the port of Shanghai, a wartime haven for an estimated 20,000 Jews from Germany, Austria, Lithuania and Poland. Most countries required papers to gain entry, but China did not.
more of a very interesting read: http://www.suntimes.com/news/obituaries/26463995-418/pauline-cohn-saved-family-from-holocaust-by-escaping-germany-for-shanghai-ghetto.html
Posted by Behind the Aegis | Fri Mar 28, 2014, 12:43 AM (1 replies)
The most infamous case of anti-Semitism in America occurred in Atlanta. On August 17, 1915, Leo Frank was lynched in Marietta, Georgia. Two years earlier, Frank had been accused, indicted and convicted for the murder of Mary Phagan, a 13-year-old girl found murdered in the basement of the National Pencil Company factory where Frank was the superintendent. After Georgia Governor John Slaton commuted the sentence from death by hanging to life in prison, a group of influential citizens in Atlanta executed a bold plan to abduct Frank from his jail cell and lynch him in Marietta close to Mary Phagan’s ancestral home.
A Jewish Yankee Comes to Atlanta
Leo Frank and his wife Lucille Selig Leo Max Frank was raised in Brooklyn, New York and attended the Pratt Institute and later Cornell University where he studied mechanical engineering. He enjoyed leisure activities of the upper class such as tennis, chess and bridge and he was a frequent operagoer. He was also well traveled, particularly in Germany where he studied pencil manufacturing. When Frank arrived in Atlanta to work at the National Pencil Company, these activities, his industrialist background and his Yankee mannerisms made others, Jewish and non-Jewish alike, uncomfortable.
Frank met Lucille Selig shortly after arriving in Atlanta and married her despite their apparent differences, such as her disinterest in speaking Yiddish. He was known to be quite handsome and social, even in Atlanta, where he was a member of the Jewish fraternal organization, B’nai B’rith. He was well known, not because he was Jewish, but because he was one of the many Yankee industrialists who had moved to the South for profit. This made him quite unpopular in some southern circles.
The Murder of Mary Phagan
Saturday, April 26th, 1913, was Confederate Memorial Day. That morning, 13-year-old Mary Phagan took a streetcar from her home in Bellwood to the National Pencil Company factory to collect her pay before heading to the parade. She arrived at the factory around noon and proceeded to Leo Frank’s office on the second floor.
This is in response to the series "The Story of the Jews" currently showing (6 parts) on PBS. Part One was very interesting! Did anyone watch?!?
Leo Frank was one the reasons the ADL came into being.
Posted by Behind the Aegis | Thu Mar 27, 2014, 03:03 AM (1 replies)