Britain's Rabbi Sacks explains antisemitism
Jonathan Sacks was encouraged to become a rabbi by Menachem M. Schneerson, the leader of the Chabad-Lubavitch movement, which means it's not so much religious as about "what's good for the jews."
By Carolyn Yeager
ON SEPTEMBER 27 IN A LECTURE GIVEN TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, former Chief Rabbi of Britain, Sir Jonathan Sacks (above), who was invited to speak by president Martin Schultz, declared that:
"Antisemitism is not about Jews, antisemitism is about antisemites."
If it's not about Jews, why is he so worried about it? I guess because he describes antisemites as "people who can't accept their own failure and instead have to blame someone else (the Jews)."
This man is in deep denial. How can millions of non-Jews, most of whom are not failures at all, be the reason Jews are so widely unpopular? The problem has to be at least partly with the Jews. He also told the parliament:
"Antisemitism is symptom of a disease"
He means a mental disease, a sickness of the mind. But he then turned it into a legal problem, by saying:
"Antisemitism means denying the right of Jews to exist collectively as Jews with the same rights as everyone else."
Aha! Collectively. Well, why should Jews exist as a collective within another collective, i.e. a national people, with full rights? Jews are a people of their own, proven by the fact of their passionate love for the Jewish state, Israel. History is rife with examples of nations that granted equal rights to Jews, with Jews then turning around and using those rights to plot and conspire to create conditions better for Jews and worse for the national people. They are in fact doing this right now in the United States and in Europe. They have done it for centuries in the UK.
So there is a reason that many national people want to deny Jews full rights collectively. It is an astute position and shows a knowledge of history. Rather than being a disease, this reservation comes from a healthy mind.
Instead of applauded, Rabbi Sacks should be answered, as I have answered. You can watch this entire lecture on video if you want. I wasn't able to get through it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ERuWj1qrYNo