Anti- Zionist quotes
Here are real quotes from "anti-Zionists." Judge for yourself -
Is all anti-Zionism legitimate criticism of Israel or is much of it racist anti-Semitism??
Did the enmity begin in 1967, because of the occupation?
Is the "legitimate criticism" of "anti-Zionism" aimed only at Israel and Zionists, and not at Jews?
Who invents myths about history?
Are all Palestinians struggling just to end the occupation, or do some of them have wider goals??
Or is it plain old anti-semitism
Arab opinion of the Jewish People, 1921:
The Jews have been amongst the most active advocates of destruction in many lands... It is well known that the disintegration of Russia was wholly or in great part brought about by the Jews, and a large proportion of the defeat of Germany and Austria must also be put at their door.
Musa Khazem El Husseini, Mayor of Jerusalem to Winston Churchill, March 1921, quoted in Benny Morris, Righteous Victims, Knopf 1999 Page 99.
An Arab Leader expresses Arab opinion of the Jews, 1937:
'Today we and our subjects are deeply troubled over this Palestine question, and the cause of our disquiet and anxiety is the strange attitude of your British Government, and the still more strange hypnotic influence which the Jews, a race accursed by God according to His Holy Book, and destined to final destruction and eternal damnation hereafter, appear to wield over them and the English people generally.
'God's Holy Book (the Qur'an) contains God's own word and divine ordinance, and we commend to His Majesty's government to read and carefully peruse that portion which deals with the Jews and especially what is to be their fate in the end. For God's words are unalterable and must be.
'Our hatred for the Jews dates from God's condemnation of them for their persecution and rejection of Isa (Jesus Christ), and their subsequent rejection later of His chosen Prophet.
Legitimate Criticism or Racism ?? - 1973
"People all over the world have come to realize that Hitler was right, since Jews . . . are bloodsuckers . . . interested in destroying the whole world which has . . . expelled them and despised them for centuries ... and burnt them in Hitler's crematoria ... one million ... six millions. Would that he had finished it!"
Jews = Zionists - devouring the living and drinking his blood - 1982
"The first thing that we have to make clear is that no distinction must be made between the Jew and the Israeli....The Jew is a Jew, through the millennia....in spurning all moral values, devouring the living and drinking his blood for the sake of a few coins. The Jew, the Merchant of Venice, does not differ from the killer of Deir Yassin or the killer of the camps. They are equal examples of human degradation. Let us therefore put aside such distinctions and talk about Jews." "The Arabs and the Jews-Who Will Destroy Whom?" by Dr. Lutfi Abd Al-Azim, AI-Ahram Iktisadi, September 27, 1982
Chairman Arafat expresses his opinions about the Jewish People - "I have no use for Jews" -1996
"We Palestinians will take over everything, including all of Jerusalem....All the rich Jews who will get compensation will travel to America....We of the PLO will now concentrate all our efforts on splitting Israel psychologically into two camps. Within five years we will have six to seven million Arabs living in the West Bank and in Jerusalem....You understand that we plan to eliminate the State of Israel and establish a purely Palestinian State....I have no use for Jews; they are and remain Jews."
Demonization of the Jews - Zionist = Jew - 1997
"The Jews seek to conquer the world...We must expose the Zionist-Colonialist plot and its goals, which destroy not only our people but the entire world."Abdel Jawad Saleh, PA Minister of Agriculture, Al-Hayat Al-Jadidah on Nov. 6, 1997
Protocols of the Elders of Zion - 2005
[The Protocols of the Elders of Zion were forged by the Russian Tzarist police and became a classical standby of Anti-Semitic propaganda]
"Regardless of the logic of conspiracy, I would like to say something. We read history, and we know that since The Protocols of the Elders of Zion, Zionism has forged the New Testament – and by now, 60 million in the U.S. alone have left Christianity to become believers in the Torah.
Legitimate Criticism of Israel? 2000:
: "The covetous, racist, and hated Jew Shylock, who cut the [pound of] flesh from Antonio's chest with the knife of hatred, invades you with his money, his modern airplanes, his missiles, and his nuclear bombs.
Holocaust Denial - 2000:
"The English Historian David Irving's description of the so-called Jewish Holocaust by the Nazis in gas chambers as a big lie was enough to shake the foundations of Europe and turn Irving into a target for a campaign of slander..."
Holocaust Denial - 2001:
"But all of Hitler's crimes and infractions were forgotten by the world, except for one crime that was exaggerated and blown completely out of proportion, thanks to the insistence of world Zionism to continue to stoke the fire. The reason for this was the emotional need of the Sons of Jacob to extort Germany and to eat away at its resources. It is hard to believe that the Europeans and Americans, who are entitled to thinking, confirming or denying anything -- including the [existence of] the prophets and God himself -- cannot address the 'Jewish Question', or more precisely, the false Holocaust, whose numbers and scope they have exaggerated until it has reached the level of the merciless destruction of six million Jews, only because Hitler saw them as an inferior race unworthy of living next to the Germanic race, which must rule the world."
Holocaust Denial - 2002:
"Zionism hides the dark chapters of its black history. It invents stories regarding the Nazi Holocaust in which the Jews suffered and inflates them to astronomic proportions..."
Holocaust Denial - 2005:
"The Holocaust is exploited to justify the Zionist policies and to justify the enemy state's right to exist. There is evidence, and scientific research, that prove the Holocaust is a lie. "
Blood Libel - for Purim - 2002
The accusation that Jews slaughter children to make ritual baked goods is usually confined to Passover. However, in 2003, this article was offered by a Saudi government newspaper, al-Riyadh:
Special Ingredient For Jewish Holidays is Human Blood From Non-Jewish Youth
Dr. Umayma Ahmad Al-Jalahma, "The Jewish Holiday of Purim," Al-Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), March 10, 2002.http://memri.org/bin/articles.cgi?Page=archives&Area=sd&ID=SP35402
Defending the Blood Libel Accusation - 2003
Syrian Defense Minister Mustapha Tlass wrote "The Matzah of Zion" in the 1960s. This book renews the ancient anti-Semitic lie that the Jews baked Passover unleavened bread from the blood of Christian children that they killed. The book tells the story of the 1840 Damascus blood libel as if it was true. The 1840 incident, like many similar incidents in Europe, led to persecution of Jews. In a 2003 interview, Tlass defends his book, which is a best-seller in Syria.
"World Zionism opposes anyone who speaks the truth, and sees any intellectual, Arab or non-Arab, as antisemitic. This is the strange charge leveled against anyone opposed to its hostile policy. This, for example, is what happened to [French Holocaust denier] Roger Garaudy.
"[The plot] of 'The Matzah of Zion' was set in Damascus. I did not invent it, and it is backed up by documents. It shows some Jewish rituals. How can the Zionists deny this reality? They want no one to know about their hostile morality, and thus direct their hostility towards anyone who exposes their activity.
Syrian Defense Minister Mustaffa Tlass, Al-Sharq Al-Awsat (London), August 10, 2003.
Jews Invented Human Rights as a Stratagem -2003
We are up against a people who think. They survived 2000 years of pogroms not by hitting back, but by thinking. They invented and successfully promoted Socialism, Communism, human rights and democracy so that persecuting them would appear to be wrong, so they may enjoy equal rights with others.
Jews Control Powerful Countries - 2003
... With these they [the Jews] have now gained control of the most powerful countries and they, this tiny community, have become a world power. Mahathir Mohamed - OIC Congress address
The Final Solution is forecast in the Qur'an - 2005
The day will come and we shall rule America The day will come and we shall rule Britain, we shall rule the entire world, except the Jews. The Jews will not live under our rule agreeably permanently, since they have been treacherous in nature throughout history. A day will come when all shall rest from the Jews, even the tree and the stone, which have suffered from them. Listen to your Beloved [Muhammad], who tells you about the most dire end of the Jews. The tree and the stone want the Muslim to bring every Jew to his end. You all know the Hadith." Sheikh Ibrahim Mudayris, Friday Sermon, PA TV, May 13, 2005 http://www.pmw.org.il/Latest%20bulletins%20new.htm#May13
Allah's plan for the Jews - Extermination - 2005
...[The Israelites] have spread all over the world. Now Allah gathers them in this land. He brings them in groups from all countries of the world, in order to fulfill Allah's universal law: Judgment Day will come when Muslims fight the Jews, and the stone and the tree say: Oh, Muslim, oh servant of Allah, there's a Jew behind me, come and kill him. If the Jews were scattered throughout the world, how could we find them in order to fight them? The war between us and the Jews is a religious war. This is not a war over a path, a land or anything like that. The part of the Koran that was given at Mecca, before the Muslim even met the Jews, each chapter reveals who the Jews really are, their perversity and the danger they present. Our war with them is a religious war, and we must arm the nation with the weapon of faith. UAE Professor Mustafa Muslim, Al-Majd TV Saudi Arabia June 19, 2005: http://www.memritv.org/search.asp?ACT=S9&P1=734
Goal is elimination of Israel - Palestine from the Jordan River to the Sea (Mediterranean) - 1998
"The Oslo accord was a preface for the Palestinian Authority, and the Palestinian Authority will be a preface for the Palestinian state, which in turn will be a preface for the liberation of the entire Palestinian land.
Abdul Aziz Shaheen- PA Minister Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, January 4, 1998
Goal is elimination of Israel - Palestine from the Jordan River to the Sea (Mediterranean) - 2001
"We may lose or win [tactically] but our eyes will continue to aspire to the strategic goal, namely, to Palestine from the river to the sea. Whatever we get now cannot make us forget this supreme truth."
Goal is elimination of Israel - Palestine from the Jordan River to the Sea (Mediterranean) - 2001
"Nothing compares to this joy, the oppressed overcomes the oppressor . but our happiness will not be complete only with the return of all of our lands - the [West] Bank, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Jaffa, Haifa, Safed, and other stolen cities".
Inventing History - the Western Wall has no connection to Hebrew history - 2001
"No stone of the Western Wall has any connection to Hebrew history ..."
Inventing History - the Jews were never in Ancient Israel - 2000
"There is not a single stone in Palestine that proves the [historical] Jewish existence [in the land]."
Inventing the News - Demonizing the Enemy - 2001
[Israel is] starting a new genocide against the Palestinian people by poisoning them, using poisoned candy bags dropped from airplanes.
Inventing the News - Jews are Spreading AIDS - 2001
Jewish tourists infected with AIDS are traveling around Asian and African countries with the aim of spreading the disease."
Husniya Hassan Moussa, lecturer at the National Research Center, Al Ilm (Egypt) November, 2001
Demonizing the Jews 2001
"At the end of the last century, the Jewish organizations consolidated a hellish plan to take over the world by sparking revolutions or taking control of the keys to governments in various countries, first and foremost the U.S. and Russia."
"The Jewish sense of superiority is typified by hypocrisy and zeal… The Jews are incapable of actualizing their influence and control for a simple reason, and that is that they are a demographic minority in every society in the world. For this reason, the Jews are trying by means of their trickery to weaken the national identity [of the non-Jews] and thus take over affairs and direct them to serve their interests. This is obvious everywhere in the world where there is a large community, both in Arab societies and in American society, such as the European-American community or African-American and even among the Muslims in the Arab world, where the Jews act by means of their control of the media, politics, and the economy in order to weaken the non-Jewish groups and bring about their disintegration, in order to secure their goals. How is this carried out?"
Related Arab and Muslim anti-Semitism, Arab Anti-semitism 1997, Arab Anti-semitism 1998, Arab Anti-semitism 1999, Arab Anti-semitism 2001, Arab Anti-semitism 2002, Arab Anti-semitism 2003. Arab Anti-semitism 2004, Arab Anti-semitism 2005, Arab Anti-semitism 2006, Arab Anti-semitism 2007, Arab Anti-semitism 2008, Anti-Zionist Quotes, Mahathir Muhammad Speech 2003 , Racism in Saudi Texts, Jews and Muslims in Post-Israel Middle East - Azzam Tamimi
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