The Palestinians win the war of propaganda because facts are foreign, truth expendable. I enjoy honest debates with people who believe differently than me; I don’t enjoy those built on lies and twisted or partial facts. Someone new has found my blog. That’s always a source of pride for me. I enjoy sharing my thoughts and words. I believe in the basic principle that there are three groups of people. The proportional ratios may vary, but there are those who will love you unconditionally, those who will hate you unconditionally, and those who are curious and open to forming an opinion.
I love when those who love us write to me – they offer support, comfort, words that are precious when we mistakenly feel that those who are curious are being swayed by those who hate us. I love when those who are curious write to me – they ask me wonderful questions. My favorite so far was the simple question, “What is it actually like in Israel?”
I can’t say I love when those who hate us write to me because too often, their words are cruel. They wish upon my country destruction and pain; they have wished death on my sons and described the death they would deliver in words no mother should see. I will not despair; I will not let them see the fear in my heart. At times, I’ll even laugh, as I did at Faisal and his stupidity (A Journalist or a Liar?)
Bonnie has found my blog. A new reader who quickly made it clear where she falls. She does not love us, that is for sure. Nor is she really curious or interested in learning more. She falls in the area of those who hate but wants us to know that it is acceptable to hate Israelis and we have no right to suggest this means she is anti-Jewish or anti-Semitic.
it’s small and 2 floors and they are very happy for it, (simple pleasures) thanks for being so happy for them too. During the European WW2 there was a prison camp in a sort of township called Theresienstadt. For the sake of the Red Cross coming to visit the people were fed properly, clothed nice, things cleaned up etc. temporarily. Israel regime is under scrutiny and knows how to play the game. I don’t forget how your honorable IDF feels free to loot Palestinian banks while the Arabs are under closure for “terrorism.” It’s not enough you guys stole everything from them when you came, you take everything as you go along also. I know, I have in-laws there and I pay for Israel’s pillage. The mall will go dry, you should not worry about that. Imagine how long mall shelves would remain stocked in the Warsaw ghetto. That’s how long this one will last too. Or until something so big happens, like a war in Iran that eyes are deliberately shifted elsewhere. That’s how Israel operates.
There is so much wrong with this quote – I’ll give you a few examples:
- Theresienstadt was indeed a concentration camp (not really a prison camp – that too is an attempt to cleanse the truth). It was a “show place” and yes, it put on a show for the world. But it wasn’t created by the Jews, who were the “inmates,” but by the Germans as part of their propaganda war. The Gazans opened their mall, not Israel. It isn’t fake. It wasn’t meant to fool anyone. It is a luxurious, fun location built for profit and commerce in a place that claims to be poverty stricken, starving, deprived.
- The claim that Israel loots Palestinian banks under cover of closure is absurd and notice there is no source or proof – merely a claim thrown out to the wind.
- Bonnie continues with the propaganda attempt by daring to mention the Warsaw Ghetto. Funny how little she knows about history. The Warsaw Ghetto was liquidated by the Germans – that’s another “cleansing” term – liquidation. what it means is that the Jews who were there were dragged off to concentration camps and murdered. There were no malls in the Warsaw Ghetto, no beach where they could swim. No one poured tens of millions of dollars into the Gaza infrastructure…and most of all, the Jews of the Warsaw Ghetto didn’t go into Germany and blow up buses, restaurants and malls. What little food there was in the Ghetto didn’t stay long on the shelves, etc.