Hate and the Holocaust on Israel's Yom Ha'shoah Day

Published by carolyn on Thu, 2016-05-05 19:41

By Carolyn Yeager

In honor of Yom Ha'shoah on this May 5, 2016, MSN News runs a story they picked up from the Mail&Guardian, a British South African newspaper, titled “Holocaust a grim reminder of dangers of allowing racial hatred to run wild.” The key words in that title are “racial hatred.” This is the message the Jews are trying very, very hard to establish as a “problem” for the entire Western world. And of course, for them it all goes back to persecution of Jews which over time led to “the Holocaust.” A tidy story we're all familiar with.

But pay attention! It's the expression of racial hatred that is the problem. Because, of course you can't stop people from disliking other people, but they can be stopped from expressing that dislike. This is what was enforced in the Soviet Union after the Russian revolution in 1917 and again in defeated Germany after 1945. Jews, especially, have to be protected since, as a race, they work against the interests of the national people in whatever country they're in, and thus are highly disliked.

The article is written by Mary Kluk, the president of the SA Jewish Board of Deputies, which is natural since only Jews commemorate Yom Ha'shoah, both in Israel and in the United States. Did you know that this day was instituted as an act of the Knesset in 1951, long before the 'other' Holocaust Memorial Day was established by a resolution written by the Israeli delegation to the United Nations in 2005 – as January 27, the date of the supposed liberation of Auschwitz. The Jan 27th commemoration is for the goyim, while the Yom Ha'shoah (Day of the Catastrophe) is for Israelis and falls on the 27th day of the Hewbrew month of Nisan (a week after Passover ends). If they could, Jews would have 10 major “Holocaust” commemorations each year, but so far they make do with just these two.

Even though this is purely a day for Jews, they can't keep from lecturing the rest of us on the dangers we represent for them. This article has a section headed “Dangers of racial hatred” followed by one condemning “Online comments and hate speech.” This is what they're going after.

Dangers of racial hatred
The Nazi catastrophe demonstrated in the most harrowing way what horrors human beings are capable of inflicting on one another. However, it is crucial to recognise that those events, rather than occurring spontaneously,were prepared for by an ideology of racial, religious and ethnic hatred. The death camps were the culmination, not the starting point, of the Holocaust. What began as hateful rhetoric against the Jewish people paved the way to legal discrimination, seizure of property, expulsion and eventually systematic mass murder.

Yom Hashoah is a grim reminder of the dangers of allowing racial hatred to run wild and of the responsibility of every one of us to take a firm stand against it wherever it surfaces.

How does this solve racial hatred? Accusing the “Nazis” of being capable of committing “horrors” on human beings, and of murdering six million Jews (without any evidence proving it) falls in the category of hateful rhetoric. It is solely political power that makes one “hate” and the other “truth.”

Online comments and hate speech
The lesson that all South Africans must take to heart is that
words lead to action. In the past, and even in our own times, we have seen how verbal incitement to hatred, whether based on race, ethnicity, nationality or even political affiliation, has led to lethal acts of violence in this country. The upsurge of racism and racist incitement in social media at the beginning of this year jolted us all into a belated realisation of the threat that racial prejudice and intolerance continues to pose to our society, even 22years after the democratic transition.

It was the virulence of some of the online comments that was so shocking. In their anger and resentment, many people resorted to language that effectively demonised certain of their fellow citizens (Hahah!) on the basis of their race and incited violence against them.

Online comments is what they're after. Comments overall have been running against being sympathetic to the usual cries of the Jews and this is becoming more obvious. The Internet, just like the film and television industries, is dominated by powerful, wealthy Jews. They are working on ways to clamp down on our speech. But if you want to experience some really hateful comments, take a look at what is posted at Jewish websites.

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