Israeli Teenagers: Racist and Proud of It

Or Kashti, Haaretz, August 23, 2014

“For me, personally, Arabs are something I can’t look at and can’t stand,” a 10th-grade girl from a high school in the central part of the country says in abominable Hebrew. “I am tremendously racist. I come from a racist home. If I get the chance in the army to shoot one of them, I won’t think twice. I’m ready to kill someone with my hands, and it’s an Arab. In my education I learned that . . . their education is to be terrorists, and there is no belief in them. I live in an area of Arabs, and every day I see these Ishmaelites, who pass by the [bus] station and whistle. I wish them death.”

The student’s comments appear in a chapter devoted to ethnicity and racism among youth from a forthcoming book, Scenes from School Life (in Hebrew) by Idan Yaron and Yoram Harpaz. The book is based on anthropological observations made by Dr. Yaron, a sociologist, over the course of three years in a six-year, secular high school in the Israeli heartland–“the most average school we could find,” says Harpaz, a professor of education.

The book is nothing short of a page-turner, especially now, following the overt displays of racism and hatred of the Other that have been revealed in the country in the past month or so. Maybe “revealed” isn’t the right word, as it suggests surprise at the intensity of the phenomenon. But Yaron’s descriptions of what he saw at the school show that such hatred is a basic everyday element among youth, and a key component of their identity. Yaron portrays the hatred without rose-colored glasses or any attempt to present it as a sign of social “unity.” What he observed is unfiltered hatred. One conclusion that arises from the text is how little the education system is able–or wants–to deal with the racism problem.

Not all educators are indifferent or ineffective. There are, of course, teachers and others in the realm of education who adopt a different approach, who dare to try and take on the system. But they are a minority. The system’s internal logic operates differently.

Much of the chapter on racism revolves around the Bible lessons in a ninth-grade class, whose theme was revenge. “The class starts, and the students’ suggestions of examples of revenge are written on the blackboard,” the teacher told Yaron. A student named Yoav “insists that revenge is an important emotion. He utilizes the material being studied to hammer home his semi-covert message: All the Arabs should be killed. The class goes into an uproar. Five students agree with Yoav and say openly: The Arabs should be killed.”

One student relates that he heard in the synagogue on Shabbat that “Aravim zeh erev rav” [“Arabs are a rabble,” in a play on words], and also Amalek, and there is a commandment to kill them all,” a reference to the prototypical biblical enemy of the Children of Israel. Another student says he would take revenge on anyone who murdered his family, but would not kill them all.

“Some of the other students are outraged by this [softer stance],” the teacher reported. “The student then makes it clear that he has no love for Arabs and that he is not a leftist.”

Another student, Michal, says she is shocked by what she is hearing. She believes that the desire for revenge will only foment a cycle of blood; not all Arabs are bad, she adds, and certainly they don’t all deserve to die. “People who decree the fate of others so easily are not worthy of life,” she says.

Yoav himself claims to have heard Michal say: “Too bad you weren’t killed in a terrorist attack.”

“The students all start shouting,” the teacher says, according to Yaron. “Some are personally insulted, others are up in arms, and Michal finds herself alone and absorbing all the fire–‘Arab lover,’ ‘leftist.’ I try to calm things down. The class is too distraught to move on to the biblical story. The bell rings. I let them out and suggest that they be more tolerant of one another.”

In the corridor during the break, the teacher notices that a crowd has gathered from all the ninth-grade classes. They have formed a human chain and are taunting Michal: “Fie, fie, fie, the Arabs will die.” The teacher: “I contemplated for five seconds whether to respond or keep going down the corridor. Finally I dispersed the gathering and insisted that Michal accompany me to the teachers’ room. She was in a state of shock, reeling under the insult, with tears to come instantly.”

Six students are suspended for two days. The teacher reports on his conversation with Michal: “She continues to be laconic. This is what always happens, she says. The opinions are racist, and her only regret is speaking out. I just want to hug her and say I’m sorry I put her through this trauma. I envy her courage to say aloud things that I sometimes am incapable of saying.”

Leftists as ‘Israel-haters’

In his research, Yaron spoke with Michal and Yoav, with other students in the class and with the homeroom teacher and the principal. The multiplicity of versions of the goings-on that emerge suggest a deep conflict and a lack of trust between the educators and the pupils. Each world functions separately, with the adults exercising little if any influence on the youngsters. It’s hard to believe that the suspension, or the punishment inflicted on some of the students–for example, to prepare a presentation for the ninth-grade classes on the subject of racism–changed anyone’s opinion.

The same goes for the principal’s unequivocal declaration that, “There will be no racist comments in our school.” Even the essay Michal was asked to write on the subject was soon forgotten. “The intention was to launch an educational program, but in the meantime it was postponed,” the homeroom teacher admits.

A year later, however, the incident itself was still remembered in the school. The same student who told Yaron that she won’t think twice if she gets the opportunity “to shoot one of them” when she serves in the army, also said, “As soon as I heard about the quarrel with that leftist girl [Michal], I was ready to throw a brick at her head and kill her. In my opinion, all the leftists are Israel-haters. I personally find it very painful. Those people have no place in our country–both the Arabs and the leftists.”

Anyone who imagines this as a local, passing outburst is wrong. As was the case with the girl from the ORT network vocational school who alleged earlier this year that her teacher had expressed “left-wing views” in the classroom–in this case too a student related that he cursed and shouted at a teacher who “justified the Arabs.” The students say that workshops to combat racism, which are run by an outside organization, leave little impression. “Racism is part of our life, no matter how much people say it’s bad,” a student said.

In the concluding discussion in just one such workshop, the moderator asked the students how they thought racism might eradicated. “Thin out the Arabs,” was the immediate reply. “I want you to leave here with the knowledge that the phenomenon exists, for you to be self-critical, and then maybe you will prevent it,” the moderator said. To which one student shot back, “If we’re not racist, that makes us leftists.”

The moderator, in a tone of despair: “I’d like it if you took at least something small from this workshop.” A student responds to the challenge: “That everyone should live the way he wants, that if he thinks he’s racist, let him think what he wants, and that’s all.”

As an adjunct of racism and hatred, ethnic identities–Mizrahi (Jews from Middle Eastern and North African countries) and Ashkenazi–are also flourishing. Yoav believes that there is “discrimination between Mizrahim and Ashkenazim. We were severely punished for the incident [with Michal], but if it were the other way around, that wouldn’t have happened.” Yoav later told Yaron that he found the common saying, “What’s this, an [open-air] market?” offensive, because his whole family works in the local produce market.

“Our business has existed since the state was established,” he said. “I am proud of my father, who is a man of the market. What are they trying to say, that my father isn’t cultured? When people say something about ‘Arabs,’ it’s considered a generalization, but when they say ‘market,’ that’s alright. When people say ‘market,’ they are actually talking about Mizrahim. We need to change the prejudices about the market and about the Mizrahim. People say I am a racist, but it’s just the opposite.”

“There is no discussion about the topic of racism in the school and there probably will not be,” the principal admits. “We are not prepared for the deep, long-term process that’s necessary. Even though I am constantly aware of the problem, it is far from being dealt with. It stems in the first place from the home, the community and the society, and it’s hard for us to cope with it. You have to remember that another reason it’s hard to deal with the problem is that it also exists among the teachers. Issues such as ‘human dignity’ or ‘humanism’ are in any case considered left-wing, and anyone who addresses them is considered tainted.”

Threat of noise

Prof. Yoram Harpaz is a senior lecturer at Beit Berl Teachers College and the editor of Hed Hahinuch, a major educational journal. Recalling the recent promise of Education Minister Shay Piron that classes in the first two weeks of the coming school year will be devoted to “emotional and social aspects of the summer’s events,” including “manifestations of racism and incitement,” Harpaz observes that schools in their present format “are incapable of dealing with the racist personality and identity.”

He adds: “The schools are not geared for this. They can only impart basic knowledge and skills, hold examinations on them and grade the students. In fact, they have a hard time doing even that. In classes of 40 students, with a strict curriculum and exams that have to be held, it is impossible to engage in values-based education.”

Yaron, a senior lecturer in sociology at Ashkelon Academic College, emphasizes how important teachers and the principal (and the education system in general) feel it is to stick to the curriculum and the lessons schedule–two islands of quiet amid a risk-laden reality.

“Doing this makes it possible for the teachers not to enter a dynamic sphere, which obligates openness and is liable to open a Pandora’s box, too,” he notes. “The greatest threat to the teacher is that there will be noise–that someone will complain, that an argument will break out, etc. That danger looms especially large in subjects that interest young people, such as sexuality, ethnicity, violence and racism. Teachers lack the tools to cope with these issues, so they are outsourced, which only emasculates educational personnel even more.”

The demand for quiet in the schools is not only an instrumental matter, deriving from the difficulty of keeping order in the classroom. There is also an ideological aspect involved. In general, there is a whole series of subjects that are not recommended for discussion in schools, such as the Nakba (or “catastrophe,” the term used by Palestinians to denote the establishment of the State of Israel), human rights and the morality of Israeli army operations. This was one of the reasons for the warnings issued by Tel Aviv University and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev during the fighting in the Gaza Strip about “extreme and offensive remarks.”

Harpaz: “In Israel, the most political country there is, political education has not been developed as a discipline in which high-school students are taught how to think critically about political attitudes, or the fact that those attitudes are always dependent on a particular viewpoint and on vested interests.”

What, then, can be done? According to Harpaz, the solution will not be found in discussions between the homeroom teacher and the students. Nor is a condemnation, however late, by the education minister sufficient. A more radical change is needed.

“Values and outlooks are acquired in a lengthy process of identification with ‘significant others,’ such as teachers,” Harpaz explains. “This means that every aspect of the schools–patterns of teaching, evaluation methods, curricula, the physical structure and the cultural climate–has to change in the direction of becoming far more dialogical and democratic.”

And he has one more recommendation: not to flee from political and moral dilemmas, or from possible criticism. “Our leaders are so fearful of criticism, but they don’t understand that critical education is what generates close ties and caring. We get angry at those we love.”

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  • MekongDelta69

    Haaretz is somewhere to the left of the Revolutionary Communist Party, so of course they’re all ‘shocked’ and ‘horrified.’

    “For me, personally, Arabs are something I can’t look at and can’t stand…” – 10th grader from Israel.

    Now imagine a 10th grader from America saying, “For me, personally, black are something I can’t look at and can’t stand…”
    They’d be suspended, expelled, hung, shot, electrocuted, gassed, brought back to life and then drawn and quartered.

    • NoMosqueHere

      They’d be suspended, expelled, hung, shot, electrocuted, gassed, brought back to life and then drawn and quartered.

      Suspended or expelled maybe, but the rest? Only if they were subjected to a black or muslim mob.

      Many Israelis and Arabs are similar racially; it’d hard to tell some of them apart. The real differences between arabs and Israelis are religious and cultural, but the media and the petzi novanti conflate these these things with racism. It’s due to unclear thinking and living in the post MLK universe.

      • coco bongo

        Benjamin Netanyahu does not look like an Arab to me. How about this beauty, an Arab?

        • Cecil Broomsted

          Quite lovely indeed. The Sephardic Jews of Spanish descent do in fact have a more Arabic look.

          • Jack Burton

            DNA-wise Ashkenazis are Euro-West Asian hybrids, actually on par with Sicilians as an example.

            The more white-looking a Jew the more European ancestry they have no doubt, even if they are “Jewish” going back generations.

          • Kate M. Johnson


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        • frederickdixon

          Yes, I noticed a beautiful blonde teenage girl in Israeli army uniform when I was in Jerusalem a few months ago. I wondered if she might be Russian, I was told that the Israelis have been admitting immigrants from Russia even though they are only part Jews by ancestry – some are even Christians and that has recently boosted the Orthodox Christian population of Israel.

          • IstvanIN

            I have read numerous stories in the main-stream press of Jews spitting on Christians in Israel. Don’t they have restrictions on Christian displays in Israel?

          • frederickdixon

            No, they don’t.

          • A Russian scientist I once worked with was Jewish. She wasn’t pretty like the picture above, but she was blond. If I recall correctly, her father was Russian Orthodox.

        • NoMosqueHere

          She looks Swedish.

          The jews are not a race (I’ve said this a million times on this forum). Racially, they range from blonde/blue to black african, just like christians. What makes them a people is culture and religion.

        • Jack Burton

          “Finkelstein gives his take on the recent immigration to Israel of Russians, some of whom have turned out to be non-Jews. He writes that “the reason why is because the Israeli establishment likes the blue-eyed, blonde-haired Aryan types as a racial group.””

          You really think Jews like Bar Refaeli are 100% Jewish in ancestry, yeah right.

          • Francis Miville

            The Jews love to think that they were the original golden-haired, blue-eyed, rosy-cheeked Whites and that the genes that enable other nations to be so were stolen from them by Goy conquerors of the past through slavery and rape, hence the necessity to reclaim those genes in return by the same process, as must be done more generally with other material goods such as money. They also love to think that all technological inventions made by non-Jews are but secrets of the Kabbalah stolen by them in various ways.

          • Jack Burton

            Never heard a Jew claim that, though they are gene stealers for sure. Ashkenazim in particular are more European in ancestry, they are on par with Sicilians as European-Middle Eastern hybrids according to DNA studies.

            Should be common sense, fair skin, light eyes and freckles didn’t evolve in the hot desert sun.

        • Paleoconn

          There are some nice light-skinned Arab beauties too. And some dark desert roses, as well. Bibi is of Ashkenazi, Euro descent. The Sephardim look like Arabs.

      • Mike

        The media is overwhelmingly pro-Israel. It’s run by Jews for crying out loud, I don’t know what the hell you people are talking about. Jews promoted anti-racism in the West as a weapon against white gentiles, not because they believe in it.

        • Sharps Rifle

          In what country are they pro-Israel? The news reporting I’ve seen in the US couldn’t be any more pro-Arab if it had been written by Goebbels himself!

          • Kathy M

            But that goes against the conspiracy nutjob narrative. If the space cadets were correct then the media reports would be very pro-Israel but as you point out they aren’t.

          • Long Live Dixie

            Wolf Blitzer is a former lobbyist for AIPAC.

          • The Worlds Scapegoat

            Stop telling the truth.

          • The Worlds Scapegoat

            “Sharps Rifle wrote = In what country are they pro-Israel? The news reporting I’ve seen in the US couldn’t be any more pro-Arab if it had been written by Goebbels himself!”

            If you actually believe that, I having a two for the price of one sale on bridges.

        • NoMosqueHere

          The media was built by the jews, but they don’t really run it anymore. And most of the media companies the jews built are now publicly owned. But even if they did run the media, they are not really very jewish anymore. More than 70 percent of jewish liberals intermarry with white gentiles and asians. Most Jews don’t want to be jewish anymore and we see evidence of it in the virulently anti Israel messages broadcast by the non Fox media during the Gaza violence.

          And the jews are true believers in the liberal ethos; it is their real religion.

          • IstvanIN

            The media stock holders don’t run the Media companies any more than telecom stock holders run AT&T or Verizon. The men at the top who make the decisions are tribe.

          • Long Live Dixie

            The media was built by the jews, but they don’t really run it anymore.

            Four of the ‘big six’ media conglomerations that own 90% of the US media are headed by Jews.

            Comcast – CEO Brian Roberts, Jewish.

            Walt Disney – CEO Bob Iger, Jewish.
            21st Century Fox – CEO Rupert Murdoch, presumed Gentile.
            Time Warner – CEO Jeff Bewkes, Gentile (though the majority shareholder is an Israeli and Bewkes’s wife is Jewish).
            Viacom – CEO Philippe Dauman, Jewish.
            CBS Corporation – CEO Leslie Moonves, Jewish.

          • blight14

            And denial isn’t just a river in Egypt…..

        • Clover

          If you are an anti-Zionist the media appears pro-Israel. If you are a Likudnik they are anti-Israel. I would say that this is one of the last issues where the liberal controlled-MSM allows ideological daylight, with both perspectives often represented.

    • Ringo Lennon

      If enough white people said “For me, personally, I can’t stand blacks or look at them”, there’s not a damn thing anybody could do.

      • Francis Miville

        You can go to Israel, make friends there, and come back with enough racist backing to shout your point about the Blacks, the Israeli dislike even more than the Arabs.

    • benvad

      Damn right, Manhattan Allen Dershowitz, Woody Allen types responses to these Israelis? NOTHING!!!!

    • Francis Miville

      Unless they first get training sessions in the Israeli police or in Israeli kibbutz, as the Ferguson policemen have done.

  • D.B. Cooper

    Maybe they’re not Israeli teens after all. Remember who else said, “Racist and Proud”?

  • Ringo Lennon

    Israeli Teenagers: Racist and Proud of It

    It seems to be only logical way to be.

  • Easyrhino

    While I don’t really give a rip about Islam and it’s medieval values I care even less for the Israelis and their penchant/history for knifing the USA in the back whenever it suits their purpose.

  • Racism is good. It’s a survival mechanism writ large in one’s thinking.

    Anti-racism is the road to extinction for a group that adopts anti-racism.

    Perhaps the Israeli youth should become familiar with an offshoot of an pro-white slogan:

    Diversity = Jew Genocide

    • silviosilver

      There is a big difference between “I prefer my own group” and “I hate other groups and want to kill them.”

  • TruthBeTold

    This is what drives us all mad.

    One group of people can get away with saying anything without condemnation or repercussions.

    • Mahound

      They can’t get away with anything. The ADL is on the case surely!

    • DiversityIsDeath

      See the double standard? There are psychologists and experts trying to EMPATHIZE and UNDERSTAND and LEGITIMIZE the jew’s hatred of the arab (and of the goy). This is something that has always been denied the White Euro Christian. The White Euro Christian is instead ordered– by law– to TOLERATE his racial/ethnic/religious enemies, or else be deemed evil and criminal and crucified for his beliefs.

    • silviosilver

      Drives who mad? Half of Amren commenters are completely clueless about the distinction. Judging by the reactions on this thread there is a sizable contingent on here intent on keeping them that way. If Amren had a clue it’d censor both sides – ie those who cannot shut about Jews for five minutes and Jews’ hairtrigger defenders for whom no whopper is too big to attempt foisting.

      • TruthBeTold

        Whenever I post on any site I try to respect the standards of the people who created the site. I remind myself this isn’t my board but that my views will be used by our enemies against this site.

        There are ways of getting your views across without causing trouble.

        So far I have 18 up votes so at least 18 people understood what I was trying to say.

  • The Worlds Scapegoat

    The people who the jews hate the most are White Europeans. If they didn’t, they would be trying to destroy white countries – i.e. Barbara Lerner Spectre.

    • kjh64

      You can’t blame the Jews for this as their are PLENTY of gentile Whites doing this, the majority doing this are White gentiles.

      • LACountyRedneck

        Gentile traitors are our biggest problem. If it wasn’t for them, dealing with any problems we have with minorities, zionists, and others would be much easier to deal with. There is nothing worse than a traitor government/local leader/official/politician. Also a country of gentiles doesn’t need non-gentiles overrepresenting. It’s unhealthy.

        • Francis Miville

          The Jews in Israel and in other Oriental countries think the very same thing about their own humanistic liberals : they are race-traitors. Contrary to what many of you think, they are not thankful at all to them for having ruined so many other Western societies with their leftist ideals, quite the contrary they would behead them for that if they were allowed to reinstate Biblical law : I remember Gen. Dayan who already deplored the fact the US Army had lost so much value with so many negroes in their ranks. These Jews were against petty apartheid as was practised towards Blacks in SA and in the USA, in a kind of paternalistic attitude not unlike the former English victorian nobility. They took a certain delight in humiliating middle-class whites as being less generous than them to their downtrodden, in the same way real business owners can be more generous to their workers than many middle-rank professionals and foremen they hire, but never, never to the point of seriously considering any reversal of social roles.

    • Bossman

      Jews do not hate white Europeans, they just want them to know who’s the boss.

      • Alexandra1973

        Jews aren’t the boss. The pope wants to be boss. Look up the term “papal court Jews.”

  • Anglo

    I’m glad you explained the difference. As NoMosqueHere said and I agree, I lot of Jews look Arab to me also.


    The media in America hasn’t covered the fact the Israel has moved radically to the right over the last 15 years. Israel is now an openly racist society by the standards that are used to judge Western countries. Senior Israeli politicians routinely say things that would be career ending in the US.

    • Jim Davis

      I love how people always associate “racism” with “the right”. Let me tell you something, all those Blacks, hispanics, Arabs, Jews, etc in America who vote Democrat, they are the most racist people in the world, they play nice with the idiot white liberals, but look at them all, they form into their own groups, and any politician of that race is expected to work in govt solely for the benefit of said race, not for all of America, not even for all lefties, just strictly for that race.

  • IstvanIN

    They believe the same things about us as well.

  • OsRazor

    Yup, I think you’re right as to the racial makeup of Israel. As a rough sample, just looking at the pictures of the IDF KIA in Gaza this summer–64 soldiers–it appears that less than a quarter look Ashkenazi. Quite different from the pictures of the Israel army back in the 60s and 70s. The rest look very Semitic and in a couple of instances East African.

  • Maybe incidents like rocket attacks and suicide bombings have shaped these attitudes.

    • John

      You mean like those 3000 rockets fired into Israel right before they invaded Palestine to resume their genocide there? Those rockets? The ones that didn’t cause a single casualty or injury?

      • Thanks to Iron Dome, an expensive system that was created just to protect them from indiscriminate saturation attacks with rockets that by their very nature are not accurate enough to be aimed at specific military targets? Do you mean that one?

        • John

          From an article on the Middle East Monitor website, article from 7/14/2014 entitled “Israeli expert says Iron Dome defense is a hoax”. The article goes on to say the following; “An Israeli scientist and award-winning security expert has called the Iron Dome missile defence system “the biggest hoax the world has seen”,
          Addustour news website has reported.
          According to Dr. Moti Shefer, “Today, there is no missile which can intercept other missiles or rocket-propelled grenades, and the Iron Dome is a light audio system which blocks Israeli public opinion and, of course, itself. In fact, all the explosions that we have seen in the
          atmosphere are self-destruction. The Iron Dome did not launch any rocket that could intercept at least one missile fired from Gaza.”
          I’d provide the links but you know how the mods are. Just Google “iron dome is a fraud” and you’ll get plenty of hits. For the record, this hoax was paid for by you and me and the Senate voted $225,000,000 to Israel to replace the rockets deployed already right before they went on recess. Once more, our tax dollars being used to support the genocidal, psychopathic entity known as Israel. MIchael, Michael, Michael. You really need to get in the habit of questioning everything you see and/or read in the MSM. Especially when it’s reporting on Israel.

        • John

          Now for the perspective from someone at MIT. From the www*defenseone*com website, and article from 7/18/2014 entitled “This Scientist Explains Why Israel’s Iron Dome Is Overrated” goes on to say “Israel’s claims
          about the anti-rocket shield’s effectiveness, specifically that it is
          able to intercept 90 percent of the rockets that Hamas has sent into
          Israel, are tantamount to fraud according to MIT science, technology and national security expert Ted Postol.

          In a paper submitted to the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, obtained prior to publication by Defense One, Postol explains at length the 90 percent number is fetched from thin air.”

  • MBlanc46

    So far as I can tell, based on a reading of journalistic and academic works, the Arabs feel pretty much the same way about the Israelis (and the Jews). A paper in a book I’m currently working on discusses Muslim antipathy toward Israel and Jews among Muslims in India and Pakistan.

    • Bossman

      Yes, Arabs have a special dislike for Jews. It all started when Mohammed tried to bring his religion to the Jews. The Jews laughed in his face because they could tell right away that this new religion was nothing but a bastardized and plagiarized form of their own religion.

  • LHathaway

    “In my opinion, all the leftists are Israel-haters”

    She needs to take a short visit to the pages of Amren. It would expand her world quite a bit.

    • Bossman

      Why should anyone hate Israel? They are moving the world forward whereas Muslim Arabs would like to take the world back to the Dark Ages.

      • LHathaway

        I don’t know. I do know Israel receives criticism from both the left and the right. Until the Palestinian issue is settled, many will view Israel’s actions in a dim light.

      • silviosilver

        It doesn’t change the fact that Israel has always been the aggressor and immoral actor in this conflict. Recognizing this is just a case of basic human fairness.

  • Mark Caplan

    In Judaism, it’s OK to hate your enemy. It’s more than OK: there is a moral imperative to oppose and destroy evil doers. Obviously stiff-necked Jews have much to learn from Christians in this regard.

  • redpill99

    1 Samuel 15:1-9New International Version (NIV)

    The Lord Rejects Saul as King

    15 Samuel said to Saul, “I am the one the Lord sent to anoint you king over his people Israel; so listen now to the message from the Lord. 2 This is what the Lord Almighty says: ‘I will punish the Amalekites for what they did to Israel when they waylaid them as they came up from Egypt. 3 Now go, attack the Amalekites and totally destroy[a]
    all that belongs to them. Do not spare them; put to death men and
    women, children and infants, cattle and sheep, camels and donkeys.’”

    4 So Saul summoned the men and mustered them at Telaim—two hundred thousand foot soldiers and ten thousand from Judah. 5 Saul went to the city of Amalek and set an ambush in the ravine. 6 Then he said to the Kenites,
    “Go away, leave the Amalekites so that I do not destroy you along with
    them; for you showed kindness to all the Israelites when they came up
    out of Egypt.” So the Kenites moved away from the Amalekites.

    7 Then Saul attacked the Amalekites all the way from Havilah to Shur, near the eastern border of Egypt. 8 He took Agag king of the Amalekites alive, and all his people he totally destroyed with the sword. 9 But Saul and the army spared Agag and the best of the sheep and cattle, the fat calves[b]
    and lambs—everything that was good. These they were unwilling to
    destroy completely, but everything that was despised and weak they
    totally destroyed.

  • ViktorNN

    Too bad Haaretz can’t do something about getting all the left wing anti-racist, pro-non-white immigration Jews in white countries to leave and go home to Israel to quarrel with all the evil right wing Jews. We would much appreciate it.

    • Long Live Dixie

      There’s no quarrel between them. They agree on open borders for the West and closed borders for Israel.

      • Bossman

        That is completely wrong! Israel has open borders for all Jews wherever they happen to be. They even airlifted thousands of black Jews from Ethiopia. Any Jew from anywhere can go to Israel and get instant citizenship on the same day; even if that Jew has a non-Jew spouse.

        • Copenhagen23

          That would be like America only letting in Europeans. Israel sterilized and deported their third world immigrants.

  • glennm

    not all of them are bad, but in a line from that great movie casino, why take a chance?

  • benvad

    Crickets that’s all the world Jewry will respond on their own apartheid state. I frankly don’t care how they (Jews) treat them, it’s their country. What I do think is wrong when the pose their beliefs and standards on my society.

    They should take care of their own racism before they ever talk about mine.

  • It’s a nasty area, and everybody hates everybody else. Shi’ites and Sunnis hate each other. Persians and Arabs hate each other. Nobody like Turks, and they reciprocate (in today’s news, Turks were rioting in protest against the presence of Syrian refugees). The Armenians and Azerbaijanis hate each other. The list goes on and on.

    • Bossman

      And Jews love each other very much so therefore there’s a huge difference between Jews and the hordes of Islam.

  • Francis Miville

    Jewish racism predates the German antisemitic one, and was also the first form of white racism to be adopted by the Anglo-Saxons in the time of Shakespeare and Cromwell as a posture of challenge towards the Romish world. The racist Jews I know think that the 90dg facial angle, blue-eyed blond-hair phenotype we admire so much in Aryans was the original Jewish type of antiquity, and that the various European peoples are white and intelligent in as much as they comprise Jewish genes in their stock as the Jews mated with everybody around in the various countries they invaded and fled one after another without blemishing their own families. Before the advent of Adam’s race the last pure remnant of it being the Jews, humanity was black or at least dark, it was not human in the Biblical sense, it was the species of the “Beasts of the fields”, born on the fifth day, not the sixth, the most cunning of these speaking non-humans being the Serpent of the garden of Eden. By mixing more or less forcibly with these non-humans they used as slaves, the Adamites and then their pure descendants the Jews sired the semi-humans that compose the other nations with various degrees of purity or impurity, the nearer the original Jewish type being the pure Anglo-Saxons of yore and also the whiter-looking aristocracies of the various other countries. Some descendants of Adam, such as Cham, also reverted to the dark beastly form of pre-Adamic Africans by divine chastisement, and even within the present-day Jewish community, relative lack of Aryan-looking features can be a token both of parental sin and admixture of stranger blood. Jewish racism is rather Lamarckian than Darwinian in the modern sense : you can lose it all by adopting very sinful or anti-Jewish attitudes, to the point of even becoming a Negro like Cham or even a monkey or a pig, you can also maintain the hope of siring whiter and whiter-looking subjects with the generations passing if you behave saintly enough, and even if you look like a monster you still remain Jewish and in the hope of siring more beautiful sons if you share the same racism as the beautiful subjects or kill enough non-Jews or anti-semites.

    • Bossman

      Wow! You seems to be turning upside down what the Black Muslims believe in.

      • Francis Miville

        It is not I who am turning things upside down, it is the Nazis and then the Black Muslims and countless others who did one after another each one according to their doctrine. In the Western world, the Jewish form of racial supremacy is the most ancient and most complete, it is the one the other White racists copied or got inspiration from, when it was not quite positive backing from the Jewish communities proper. Anti-Jewish forms of White racism came after rather like the splinter groups and heresies that tend to form first within theJewish fold (e.g. Marxism), and even then, these forms of anti-Jewish white racism are most often devised by Jewish ideologues, who traditionally consider that their community gets far more real psychic energy and remote control power and hence other material goods by being the target of perpetually frustrated resentment as a kind of supernatural and unexplainable enemy, rather than being loved or obeyed, that is an important principle in Kabbalah that can also be found in Hinduism : in order for a witch to possess a man and remotely control each of his gesture, the latter has to possessed by some engulfing form of hate towards her. It must be noted that the Jews proper who identify with Jewry, never were into anti-racism and other leftist or liberal humanistic ideas, it is the religious and/or ethnic group so to speak where the general patterns of thought are more inclined than in any other one to take sides with structures, especially social structures, against individuals and peoples, including their own if need be. After all, that was their main point of contention with pagan religions who favoured abstract and sentimental views of man, and then with Christianity. Paul Johnson was very clever in pinpointing that even at the heyday of revolutionary ideals at various times in the West, the Jews, statistically speaking, were always most opposed to them as a whole, both for themselves, and for the peoples they are among. This goes right against the prejudice of the leftists who tend to idealize a revolutionary elite of Jewish origins as the prophets of the world to come, and also of the classical German-style anti-Semites who tend to see the Jews as the sellers of revolutionary ideals as a means to foster destabilization as a means to achieve more control : that is false, this is precisely the situation they fear the most to happen, as in the past it had forced them to move away from their privileged situation as intellectuals and bailiffs of the king or pharaoh so many times. The plain reality as regards America for instance is quite otherwise than generally thought nowadays : the Jewish community, especially the financially established one which used to be Sephardic, was very present (even though their official numbers appear small in retrospect, due to the fact that most Jews of that time preferred not to be American citizens but keep a special status that discharged them of many duties, due also to the fact that many of them preferred to retain British or Dutch nationality to better act as precious middlemen for early America, they comprised a percentage of the whole greater than nowadays in real numbers) it was one of the most pro-South and most inclined to support the plantation system up to the Civil War and after (it is the main historical reason for the Democratic Party to be a Jewish party de facto), it had always sided with the Jeffersonian aristocracy, and by the way Jefferson himself was a Sephardic Jew who otherwise preferred the French aristocracy to Jewry as an ideal of superiority. The revolutionary elite of early America, apart from being mainly financed by the Southern slaving Jews, was markedly pro-Jewish in its racist outlooks, actually it claimed of having the purest real semitic origins, and hoped for America to have a French-style (that is to say, racially closed, contrary to the British one where you could be made a sir for loyal services or even buy your rank) defined by the purity of Jewish blood. The anti-Semitic bias of many American Whites became the new normal only when immigrants from Central Europe, where anti-Jewish resentment was then rife among the common people, began to outnumber the older Anglo-Saxon and Norman stock from the late19th century onwards (the same might now be said of Mexican labourers, whose natural-born antisemitism is to be tolerated as long as they keep content with serving as cheap labour). The idea of Blacks as being natural slaves and most inferior servants as taught by the Bible was sold to other Whites first mostly by Jews, from the times of Al-Andalous onwards. But you will say, what about Boas, what about Adorno, what about all those more or less marxist ideologues of Jewish origin who made such efforts to make the Whites feel guilty about being White? Today, we might even say, what about Chomsky, what about Finkelstein that also disparage Israel : they have always catered for the taste of an important and most profitable element of the American society they otherwise dislike most, the liberal establishment, which they consider as degenerate bums not even worthy to be called Whites (especially when they are of Irish origin, another slave race prone to magic and day-dreaming). Their word for them is Apikorim, i.e. Epicures, a term of disparagement they first used against the ancient Athenians that were the most racially mixed and pleasure-loving and spineless and parasitical people of the kind they then loved to hate, relatively to the Spartans they considered second best on the Earth after them (even Saint Paul, though turning against his fold theologically, retained the same racism which put the white military-minded above and the dark sensate-minded below). It is especially not true they want to make Athenian Epicures out of Spartans to better control them, their intention is rather to slowly ruin and let die out naturally the Epicures for the Spartans to take their place, and themselves to take their movable goods. I you happen to have grown into a real conservative Jewish family, that is the kind of things and value you learn very young. The Israelis of nowadays harbour a more and more utter contempt for all American Jews who cling to their leftist or utopian values by nostalgia or otherwise, they consider them as racial traitors due to the fact that these liberal humanists most often marry out when they marry at all, and are thus considered as dead and to be ostracized more sternly than Arabs from the orthodox point of view. In the East, the group most akin to the Jews, and with which there has always been most mutual respect and admiration throughout the ages are the Hindu Brahmins, who happen to have known a historical fate quite like in advance : during the 1000-year Buddhist era, they had been ousted and considered as base but threatening outcastes to be appreciated mostly for their malevolent magical powers and their cleverness in accounting, usury and other money matters, but from 500 onwards they regained their primacy in all ideological and religious matters over the common people, which the Jews dream to do the same in the Western World with the passing of Christianity : defining a new multi-cultural world they would be the brahmins of, each other caste being superior or inferior relatively to the percentage of pure white genes as ideally possessed in entirety by the Jews and/or the Brahmins.

  • none of your business

    I really hope amren is not going the way of National Review.

  • Mahound

    Arab is a religion now is it?

  • John

    I would deem this article disingenuous at best and an outright misrepresentation of the facts at worst. Jews have been like this for millennia and here the author is presenting their programmed racism and Jewish supremest attitudes as though it’s a new phenomena. They are inculcated with these philosophies from birth and the conditioning continues throughout their entire development. The Talmud is their training manual and teaches that Jews are God’s chosen and all other humans are just glorified cattle. Attitudes like this make it easy to explain why they are so indifferent towards the loss of life in their genocide of Palestinians. “We must use terror, assassination, intimidation, land confiscation, and the cutting of all social services to rid Galilee of its Arab population.”– David Ben-Gurion (Founding Father of the State of Israel and First Israeli Prime Minister), from Ben-Gurion, a Biography, by Michael Ben-Zohar (May 1948)
    Get a copy of Hoffman’s “Judaism’s Strange Gods” for an analysis of the Talmud and Jewish attitudes. I’d post some links but you know how the mods are. Meanwhile, go to YouTube and do a search for the video “When Israel is Mighty”. It’s a real eye opener and only around 12 minutes long.

    • Periapsis

      The Talmud had led to the murder of tens of millions of Slavs by the Jewish Bolsheviks, who tortured and raped Slavic women before killing them. Engineered famines and gulags killed even more of them than Bolshevik bullets. That was why the Nazis has no shortage of Ukrainians, Poles, Latvians, Lithuanians and Romanians all too happy to hunt down and kill them during the Second World War.

      • John

        You may be interested in watching a documentary available on YouTube entitled “Leon Degrelle- The Epic Story of the Waffen SS”. Fascinating story but of interest here is that Col. Degrelle points out that at the peak of its manpower, the SS was 1 million strong. There were 400,000 ethnic Germans and the rest were from the nationalities you mention as well as others including soldiers from the Arab countries in the ME. They all felt strongly that they were patriots in joining the SS and defending their home countries against the pestilence commonly known as Communism, AKA Jewish Bolshivism.

      • Joseph Stalin was a Russian Orthodox, of Georgian ethnicity. He even studied for the Orthodox seminary as a boy. Don’t tell me he was any sort of Christian! Nikita Khrushchev was a non-observant Russian Orthodox, and became a completely vile Commissar. Even though Lenin was 1/4 Jewish, that was his maternal grandfather, so under Torah law, he wasn’t really Jewish, and his mother was in fact Lutheran, due to her German-Swedish mother. Lenin was thus also raised into the Russian Orthodox faith.

        There is plenty of blame to go around for everyone associated with Bolshevism.

        • Periapsis

          The majority of it belong to international Jewry, both in Eastern Europe AND the big banks here in the U.S. and Europe. And no, Stalin to Russians is a synonym for the Devil, why do you think when the USSR fell statues of him were torn down across the land?

          • LHathaway

            What in the world is ‘international Jewry’?

          • Periapsis

            Exactly what I said, especially those who controlled the world’s banking system then, and whose descendants do today. The global bankers have no loyalty to any country.

  • Bossman

    I can’t blame the Israelis for being full of contempt for Arab Muslims. Israel has become a hub for high-tech research and development while all these stupid Arabs still think that Mohammed is sitting next to his camel under a nearby palm tree.

    • silviosilver

      Arab neighborhoods are much nicer than Mexican neighborhoods. So if you feel that way about Arabs God only knows the contempt you must feel – but for some strange reason never voice – for Mexicans.

      • Bossman

        Mexicans are fellow North Americans and many of them are the direct descendants of the First Americans. They have also accepted the white man’s religion.

        • silviosilver

          They are not white and are a problem presence for whites. Referring to them as “fellow North Americans” does not change this fact. Blacks have also accepted what you fallaciously call the “white man’s religion,” but this has not eased the problems their presence creates.

  • Cid Campeador

    Israeli kids are smart. “Love your enemy” is a one way ticket to the grave.
    When someone keeps telling you that he’s going to kill you as does Samir King Shabazz of NBPP, start believing him and take the proper measures.

  • Alexandra1973

    There’s being a religious Jew, then there’s being a racial Jew.

    Jews are related to Arabs. Jews are descended from Isaac, Arabs from Isaac’s half-brother Ishmael. And both races are descended from Shem (hence the term Semite or Shemite).

  • Alexandra1973

    You guys take this information for what it’s worth. I used to read Sherman Skolnick’s articles all the time (he was a Jewish judge-buster residing in Chicago until he died some time ago).


    And a couple clips:

    “So by Royal Order, Jesuits were banished from Spain, France, and a
    few other places. Hiding behind others, the Jesuits actually went
    underground, continuing to plot to control Monarchs. In America, the
    Jesuits have Hollywood hofjuden as a front. Hollywood angers Christians
    by not showing films about non-Jewish holocausts.”

    “Seldom more publicly mentioned, is that over the last two centuries
    and more, various Jesuits and Popes have labeled the Declaration of
    Independence as “wickedness”, and that Popular Government, provided by
    the U.S. Constitution with i ts Bill of Rights is a “satanic

  • E7 sharp 9

    Amazing that Amren would dare to post an unflattering article about the Chosen… even if it was lifted from Haaretz.

  • Clover

    These threads always attract the crazies. They are a mirror image of the left they decry, applying the moral double standard to actions of Jews that all other races have enthusiastically participated in.

    They go on and on about “judeo-Bolshevism,” and it’s true that Jews were overrepresented among early Russian communists.(around 1/4 to 1/3 of the leaders were Jews or partial Jews) They are shocked, shocked, to that among the people who overthrew the Tsarist regime there was an overrepresentation of the group the Tsarists persecuted the most!

    • silviosilver

      They are a mirror image of the left they decry, applying the moral
      double standard to actions of Jews that all other races have
      enthusiastically participated in.

      As usual, the truth is the reverse of what apologist clowns like you claim. WNs want the same rights to speak in favor of their own group that Jews undeniably enjoy. They too would like some perspective placed on their excesses – as was done in this article regarding Jewish excesses – rather than the blanket condemnation they usually receive.

  • My suspicion is that China was Pakistan’s real nuclear backer. I do know that China allowed Pakistan access to some Chinese nuclear weapons designs and also allowed Pakistan to use the Chinese nuclear test site at Lop Nor – presumably to test weapons Pakistan had built to Chinese designs. China closed Lop Nor in July 1996, and by an amazing coincidence nuclear tests began in Pakistan on May 30 1998, 19 days after India renewed tests on May 11, 1998.

    Obviously the Pakistanis already had some bombs ready to go, the designs for which had been previously tested at Lop Nor, in China.

  • Paleoconn

    They’re allowed to be racist