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Pro-Israel/Pro-Idan Raichel COUNTERS Adalah-BDS Anti-Israel Tools (4-12-15)

Pro-Israel -Pro-Idan Raichel Rally was held outside the Beacon Theatre in NYC, April 12, 2015.Ironically, Adalah-NY was protesting against the appearance of the Israeli mega-sensation, Idan Raichel who was performing at the Beacon later that night. Ironic, because Raichel collaborates with and has created Israeli fusion music with Ethiopian Jews, Yemenite Jews, and Jews from other diverse traditions, as well as global fusion music with musicians from a large variety of ethnic and religious backgrounds from around the world.

Raichel is a unique Israeli cultural ambassador, whose music is a bridge to mutual understanding.”

There was a solid counter-protest, between 125-200, who supported Israel as well as Idan Raichel; challenging the predictable lies and agitprop sung and chanted  by the anti-Israel – BDS protestors.

 

 

 


A Pinocchio balloon loomed large over the pro-Israel/Pro-Idan supporters, aimed straight at the anti-Israel BDS crowd.

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Pinocchio mocked  perfectly the stream of lies that came from the Adalah’s as they maligned  Idan Raichel and Israel.
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Those who came out to counter the Adalah/BDS’rs, sang happily and carried Israeli flags, as well as the American flag.
 “Our side out-numbered theirs by much more than 10:1 and exhibited tremendous energy and Ahavat Yisrael (Love of Israel).”

 Op-Ed from Phyllis Chesler: Left Protests at Idan Raichel’s NY Performance – I Kid You Not

“On the evening of April 12th, on Manhattan’s upper West Side, the usual anti-Zionist and pro-Palestinian groups such as Adalah-NY, the BDS National Committee, and the Palestinian  Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel protested the performance of an Israeli musician.

Probably the most insane leftist protest ever. Idan Raichel and apartheid? If it weren’t so sad, most Israelis would burst out laughing.

 

 

They had a sound system which blared anti-Israel, angry “black”-style rap hate music. Most were white leftists; two were visibly Arab-looking.”

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(Chesler) asked for a brochure.

“It read: “What kind of musician is an ambassador for apartheid? Serenades soldiers who destroy homes, lives, and land? Feels happy with a state characterized by racism, violence, and land theft?”

 

 

 

 

” My friends– Welcome to Upside-Down Land.”

(Continuing with Chesler) She engaged with one of the white pro-“Palestine” women (Sherry Wolfe) who told Chesler that “the people you are covering for endorse genocidal hatred and violence.”

The response, straight out of the Ivory Tower of multi-cultural relativism was this:

“We have our narratives and you have your narrative”

“At the moment in history when Syrians are massacring Palestinians in the Yarmouk camp, about which neither President Obama nor the PLO seem to be doing anything—
This is how anti-Zionist  pro-Palestinians chose to spend their time.”

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More pictures can be found at these two Flickr links

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https://www.flickr.com/photos/pamelahall/sets/72157651961581691/

Easter NYC – 2015 – Fifth Avenue – Pictures

I almost skipped the Easter “Parade” this year. FYI- It’s really a jam-packed promenade from 49 st. and St. Paddy’s Cathedral to about 54th-55th st.
But, the sun was out……Pulling me toward Fifth Avenue… Pulling me toward all the pretty hats.(It’s ALL about The Hats)
And Happy People
Happy Children Happy Families (of all ages)Happy Friends Lots of friends (Old and New-Found friends) 
On the Avenue… Fifth Avenue… NYC Easter 2015
In the midst of a world weary from terrorism, I am so very glad I hung-out for a couple of hours with so many Happy People.
Of course, all was not flowers and hats. This is NYC, after all. There was this one unfortunate fellow (with a sartorial ‘egg’ from Manhattan College)
He was sitting close by the marionette show.
And, thankfully, some OWS protestors who stood out side St. Patrick’s were gone after about 30 minutes. It just wasn’t the time or place for such a display.
This was much more fun. Their smiles, their joy, was perfect.
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Islamic State (IS) – DAESH Video Cache & links

[FOR UPDATED LINKS from URBAN INFIDEL ( 3-16-15) Scroll to bottom of post ]

(3-15-15) From Pamela Geller regarding Urban Infidel’s recent post on IS videos:

isis flag“I have been running the Islamic State (IS) videos despite the horror and gore because Americans have been woefully misled in this threat. What we predicted is/was happening and it will only get worse.

Urban Infidel came upon a stash of jihad recruitment films (gore and savagery is a successful recruitment tool for devout Muslims).”

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Read on as Urban Infidel describes what she found in this SECRET cache of DAESH videos

“Found via Twitter a large cache of  DAESH videos through their links to secret pages and stored on drive.google.com.aq

Embedded in each are links to active private message dumps and many dozens of slick videos ranging in length from 9 minutes to an hour are new and old releases known and never before seen.

Calls to jihad, admonishments, testimonials, threats and the usual fare of wholesale murder and massacre.
There are ‘man on the street’ interviews in Mosul to show the soft side of the Islamic State (IS), their ability to implement shariah as a functioning government and attempts to demonstrate how much better life is living under the most brutal and depraved subhumans.

Featured strongly among this insanity are many instances showing children being indoctrinated and endless recruitment videos in several languages trying to show off the ‘diversity’ of the terrorist devils.”

https://thesilentmajority.files.wordpress.com/2015/03/aed77-11.jpg?w=333&h=180Fresh-faced boys eager and destined to be  the new wave of DAESH Islamic global terrorists are glorified to the point of pornographic obsession.

These are children….

Or they were children….

Until their souls were robbed from them.

Little girls were used as props and pawns.

NO adult women are ever shown speaking and are completely covered, effectively removed.

To read the entire post on the DAESH cache go to  >> Urban Infidel>>

BTW, seems as soon as Urban Infidel’s expose hit the internet
some of the IS links (you tube and twitter links in particular) began to DISAPPEAR.

At the moment ONE twitter link remains as “DAESH is now promoting tourism!” https://twitter.com/hashtag/IslamicStateMedia?src=hash. But, Speak The Truth @Haqq_Truth_9  is gone.

Perhaps the cache links will help to expose these propaganda vids, giving a name to the enemy. (Finally) So far the cache remains.

https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B6sxjRYqx2OWfmZrSWgzblA4czlabU9ldThLS19MWFEzODNyVVlPN3JlQjFTelp0SnQzOFU

https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B6RDlO_jxbM5fmZnLTR5dENyTkFfMTQ3S1FCNlJQellyTnU5NWwxX1YyOUJnNDVNbjMwUGs

https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B6sxjRYqx2OWfnFGc0g3VGZ2WTVJZlBNYklGT282NkZKenpHSFhXRFpmR0ZPVHRBWUdlU1E

https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0BxlwcoNDsiGmZG95cmZRUG9vUm

https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B0NSOUWp-JLTfm9ia1A5UmRQUk9OcGNhVkJxeUNKMnAwNmZ1OUZSLTgxZmNnUG5wYkNHSEU

https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B9HVBEzXjgvjejZRa3RfRk1YSkU

WHO is the enemy behind this World War?  The Truth from Robert Spencer on  “Why the Islamic State IS Islamic”

 NAME The Enemy!

CIA Director, John Brennan: insists that ISIS Not Islamic, They’re ‘Psychopathic Thugs’.  Considering Brennan’s irrational jihad denial, one could make the case that he is the “psychopathic thug.”

Brennan argued that using words like “Islamic” to describe terrorists have resonance and it “does injustice to the tenets of religion when we attach a religious moniker to them.”

Just because John Brennan knows Muslims who are not waging holy war is irrelevant. These are devout Muslims who live and die by the Quran and the sword  and no amount of finger wagging or mental gymnastics is going to change that.

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL /ˈsəl/; Arabic: الدولة الإسلامية في العراق والشام‎), also known as Islamic State of Iraq and Syria or Islamic State of Iraq and ash-Sham (ISIS /ˈsɪs/)[24] or Islamic State,[25] is an Islamic extremist rebel group controlling territory in Iraq and Syria, with operations in eastern Libya, the Sinai Peninsula of Egypt, and other areas of the Middle East,[26] North Africa, South Asia,[27] and Southeast Asia.[27][28] The group is known in Arabic as ad-Dawlat al-Islāmiyah fī al-ʿIrāq wa sh-Shām, leading to the Arabic acronym Da’ish or DAESH (داعش, Arabic pronunciation: daːʕiʃ).[24]

“The Arabs call it ‘Daesh’ and I will be calling them the ‘Daesh cutthroats.’

The name Daesh, according to France24, is a “loose acronym” for “Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant” (al-Dawla al-Islamiya al-Iraq al-Sham). The name is commonly used by enemies of ISIS and it also has many negative undertones, as Daesh sounds similar to the Arabic words Daes (“one who crushes something underfoot”) and Dahes (“one who sows discord”).

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Daes (“one who crushes something underfoot”) and Dahes (“one who sows discord”).….
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Urban Infidel’s updates from 3-16-15 : “Digging through their message dumps more video archives were found.”

https://dump.to/isMediaGD
https://dump.to/aBZ
https://archive.org/details/MnNineveh
https://archive.org/details/Mnu3at
https://archive.org/details/MnAnbar
https://archive.org/details/MnBaghdad
https://archive.org/details/SreiSamra

This guy seems to hold the accounts
https://archive.org/details/@tokafeka

Then there’s the soundcloud page with all the “nifty allah boy-bands” for the video sound tracks (along with sermons and other crap)
https://soundcloud.com/moattaz2/sets/oitnymfsgaol

Index of /13/items/cantlie1/

THIS twitter account is current and highly active with new videos!

Instructions on how to use temporary email
https://justpaste.it/twitt1

weapons stockpile
http://nasher.me/fhhn/

attack plans
http://nasher.me/base/

Meanwhile, Pamela Geller observes, ” Obama is busy with other things. He just removed Iran and Hezballah for the designated terror list,

Urban Infidel reports, “This morning I saw a photo tweeted by a terrorist of two decapitated bodies, crucified back-to-back on a pole, their severed heads dangling from their hands on each side,

And Geller warns, ” That’s a recruitment tool. And the problem continues to be:  Islamophobia…. Insane.”

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“Turning a Blind Eye to Iran’s Call For Genocide” – Dr. Andrew Bostom (audio & slides)

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Part 1- Feb. 4, 2015- Hosted by The Lawfare Project – NYC.

Audio with slides.

Introduction by Lawfare’s Brooke Goldstein

Dr. Andrew Bostom, then spoke, making a solid case for why we should, without question, support Netanyahu and Israel.

In Part 1, Bostom discussed the Genocidal Threat of a Nuclear Iran. It’s not just about the Jews & Israel, it’s a threat to the world.  (Part 2 is the Q and A)

Dr. Bostom’s Book, “Iran’s Final Solution for Israel…” can be found on Amazon

51J-DXn9bYL._SY344_BO1,204,203,200_“Iran prepares to attack Northern Israel”  James Lewis – American Thinker

“Of all the extremely dangerous events that are now gathering momentum in the region, the Iranian-Syrian drive against northern Israel is the most dangerous. The reason is simple. Israel has a sophisticated nuclear, WMD, and missile deterrent, to be used under military doctrines similar to our own. For rational nations, WMDs are a last resort, only usable when a threat is direct and existential. Iran has always played the crazy card, a big show of irrational fanaticism and rage. Maybe they really are crazy — nobody knows for sure.”

Q and A – Part 2- Lawfare’s Brooke Goldstein asks the first question in the Q and A with Dr. Bostom.

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In Part 1 , Dr. Bostom made a solid case for why we should support Netanyahu and Israel.

In Part 2, his Q and A was equally engaging. Good questions with in-depth answers.

 A book mentioned by Dr. Bostom, “A Time to Attack” written by Matthew Kroenig (also on Amazon)

41GRugqQxiL._SY344_BO1,204,203,200_“Iran general and 10,000 troops, within six miles of Israeli border”
James Lewis- American Thinker

‘Allah Akbar [God is great]” … “Khamenei is the leader. Death to the enemies of the leadership. Death to America. Death to England. Death to hypocrites. Death to Israel.’

Iranians have been made to chant those words every day since 1979, when Jimmy Carter permitted the modernizing Shah of Iran to be overthrown by martyrdom-preacher Ayatollah Khomeini, leading to more than a million dead in the following Iran-Iraq War.”

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“Most Members of Congress Share Netanyahu’s View” :
Michael Barone – Townhall

“Congress may not find a way to prevent Obama from making the deal he apparently desperately wants […] Iran’s leaders have threatened to rain nuclear weapons on geographically compact Israel. That’s a threat that Israel’s leaders cannot ignore — and one that most members of Congress evidently take seriously as well. “

The White House and Obama. They just don’t get it.  Can we hope to stop this Genocidal Iranian Nuclear War Machine. Before it’s too late?

“White House Faults G.O.P. Senators’ Letter to Iran’s Leaders” – NY Times

“The letter, signed by 47 Republican senators and addressed to “leaders of the Islamic Republic of Iran,” suggested that the Iranian leaders might not understand the American system and warned them that any deal Mr. Obama and other world leaders might reach on the future of its nuclear program would be reversible without congressional approval.”

 “To stand in silence when they should be protesting makes cowards out of men.” Abraham Lincoln.

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AFSI hosts members of Druze Community from Israel (2-18-15) video/pics

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2015 – NYC

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AFSI (Americans For A Safe Israel)  hosted an enlightening evening with members of the Druze community from Israel. We met in an intimate setting of a NY apartment with introductions by Judy Freedman Kadish of AFSI
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Most of the presentation was lead by a man whose name I do not have. (He says his name quickly in the video.) A retired IDF Colonel and also an Israeli Druze. To begin, he explained what it means to be a Druze. Some will say that the  Druze are a sect of Islam, in his explanation, he says this is not so. (I’m sure there is much that can be discussed on this topic that was not discussed here)
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Later on we heard from Koftan Halabi, chairman and founder of the Druze Veterans Association . Importantly, they shared how committed they are to Israel.
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We also met the 21 years old widow of Zidan Saif, Rinal. Her husband was the brave Druze police officer who, in November 2014,  gave his life trying to protect the Jews who were murdered in a terror attack as they were praying in a synagogue in Jerusalem.
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A member of Rabbi Levine’s family was introduced. She offered her thanks to the family for Zidan’s sacrifice.
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Pictured below : Sergeant Zidan Saif and the murdered Rabbis:Rabbi Avraham Shmuel Goldberg, Rabbi Kalman Levine, Rabbi Moshe Twersky and Kupinsky Aryeh
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Saif, a 30 years old  traffic control inspector in the Jerusalem police, was one of the first two policemen to arrive at the scene to confront the two terrorists,. He left behind a wife, a four-months-old baby, parents and five siblings….
Master-Sergeant Zidan Saif sacrificed his life to save others and was murdered in the attack in Har Nof in Jerusalem.”

Later, the Colonel led a very personable Q and A.
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With some final remarks and thank yous from AFSI’s, Helen Freedman.
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Winding up the evening was Aharon Pulver, Israeli Director of the Israel Independence Fund.
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His topic: The need to maintain Jewish sovereignty on the Temple Mount.
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(please be sure to watch video in HD for best quality)

AFSI is planning their next trip to Israel in June. Please consider joining them!

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Stand For Freedom of Speech – Geller & Spencer in Garland Texas (1-17-15)

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10406730_10153018744172439_8963723754826916209_nAFDI President, Pamela Geller, “Saturday’s Stand With the Prophet event seeks to combat ‘Islamophobes in America’ – in line with Islamic supremacist groups’ longstanding objective of defaming, smearing and marginalizing anyone who opposes the jihad agenda. They say they want to defend Muhammad – which means to silence those who notice that defenders of Muhammad just murdered sixteen people in Paris, and tens of thousands worldwide since 9/11.”

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Stand-with-the-prophet“Our AFDI rally,” Geller added, “will stand for the freedom of speech against all attempts, violent and stealthy, to impose Islamic blasphemy laws on Americans and stifle criticism of Muhammad and Islam. As Muhammad’s followers kill more and more people, we need critics of him more than ever – and free people need to stand up against these underhanded attempts to stifle all criticism of Islam, including honest investigations of how jihadists use Islamic texts and teachings to justify Jew-hatred, violence, supremacism and oppression.”

Stand AGAINST SHARIA

1656412_10153016300322439_6941848764437653946_nThe Fight for Free Speech Rally on January 17, 2015 was made even more vivid by the vicious attack on Pamela Geller’s Atlas Shrugs Blog. Free Speech is under attack. The blog was shut down, the servers melted by a cyber-attack,  just days before the Freedom Defense Initiative’s Free Speech Rally was held in Garland, Texas. Geller said,

 “My site host, Media Temple, said they couldn’t cope with the attack against my site. They had never in their history seen anything like it. The DDoS attack didn’t just take down my site. It also took down Media Temple and threatened all of their clients, and even attacked the servers that Media Temple uses at Net Data Center, a service provider that promises “uninterrupted operations.” Net Data Center could not handle the massive traffic that the attackers were sending to my site to take it down, and finally had to pull the plug on Atlas Shrug”

At this time her website is still down after this vicious  DDoS attack . It was a crippling attack. Want to help get her site back up? You can contribute here. Meanwhile, there is a temporary site! The Atlas Shrugs temporary site can be found here.

Continuing with the rally on January 17th in Garland, Texas.  They rallied for Free Speech. A fight that Pamela Geller and Robert Spencer helped to organize .

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She reminded the crowd that “TRUTH is a Revolutionary Act”.stand-with-the-prophet-against-hate-and-terror-protest

“We are standing against the most brutal and radical and extreme ideology on the face of the earth” (Pamela Geller)

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From Robert Spencer
” Stand With the Prophet Against Terror and Hate” was also billed as a fundraiser for a center to teach Muslims how to combat negative depictions of their faith.   Hosted by Muslim Brotherhood operatives and Unindicted terrorist co-conspirator Siraj Wahhaj.  Spencer also said, “They have too long controlled the discourse and shut down any honest examination of the motives and goals of terrorists by crying ‘Islamophobia.’

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“The Stand for Freedom of  Speech” rally was a huge success. A fabulous turnout of grass roots America that turned out in large numbers to counter the ill-timed “Stand with the Prophet” conference taking place there.

“Held just 10 days after the horrific attack in Paris that left 16 dead, the annual forum was billed by organizers as a “movement to defend Prophet Muhammad, his person, and his message,” with an emphasis on opposing “Islamophobes in America.”

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“Stand With the Prophet Against Terror and Hate” –  was hosted by a public school (the Curtis Culwell Center (Garland Independent School District property) – an event that was dedicated to eradicating “Islamophobia”.

thLater, Geller pointed out that the “Media coverage of the ‪#‎freespeechrally‬ was vicious and dishonest. Absurd, they’re killing journalists.”

She also said, “The media can smear us and the President can stand with them. We the people are not having it.”

Freedom of speech.  AMERICA is not interested in abrogating our freedoms in the name of diversity. STAND AGAINST SHARIA

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A brief comment from Robert Spencer

Those who follow “The Prophet”  do NOT understand our Freedoms. Nor embrace them. And those Americans who are foolish enough to embrace this insurrection, must not be allowed to shut us down. America. Mad as hell and NOT going to take it any more.

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“It’s a war in the information battle-space. We must play to win.” (Pamela Geller)

Thank G-D for the fighting spirit that rises in defense of our Freedoms.  The AMERICAN WAY. We must NEVER FORGET. When our backs are against the wall – AMERICANS do not turn tail and run. EVER.

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USA USA USA!!!

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Links used to report on the Garland Texas Rally : Biz Pac Review ; Breitbart.com (Merrill Hope) ; Breitbart.com (Bob Price) ; Christian Post  ; Daily Kenn ; Gateway Pundit ; Jihad Watch: ¹ ²³ ; Right Scoop ; The Blaze ; World Net Daily

Stand With the Prophet ( Face book)

Free Speech Protest (Face book)
Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI)

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From 20% to 4%: The Disappearance of Christians Under Islamist Extremism in the Middle East – Father Gabriel Naddaf (audio & pics)

 November 20, 2014 – This event was sponsored by the Lawfare Project, The Face of Israel and the Conference of Presidents. It took place just two days after the murder of 4 Jews at prayer in Jerusalem.
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“Five people were killed early Tuesday morning ( November 18, 2014) when two Palestinian assailants entered a synagogue in Jerusalem’s Har Nof neighborhood, armed with guns and knives. The dead were four Jewish worshipers, and a Druze policeman who died of his wounds hours after he was shot in the gunfight that ended the attack.”

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 “Father Naddaf serves as the head of the Greek Orthodox Church in Yafia, near Nazareth, as well as the primary spiritual advisor and religious spokesperson for the Israeli Christian Recruitment Forum, a civil society organization that works to support Arab speaking Christian-Aramaen citizens of Israel to enlist in the Israel Defense Forces.  Foe his efforts to encourage Arab Christian integration into mainstream Israeli society, father Naddaf has been denounced by Arab members of the Israeli Knesset and receives regular threats of intimidation. Before taking his current post, he served as a speaker and judge in the Court of the Patriarchate in Jerusalem.”
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“Combining an incredible personal story with his unique perspective as an Arabic-speaking Israeli Greek Orthodox priest from Nazareth, Father Gabriel Naddaf  discussed the plight facing Middle Eastern Christians living under Islamic Extremism.”

 

http://cdn.frontpagemag.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/coexist-isis.jpg“Equality is against the Islamic religion. So is justice.The whole point of Islam is to impose inferiority on other religions.
That affirms the specialness of Muslims or Muslim privilege…
NO they aren’t willing to share.”
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 “Father Naddaf reviews the shocking stories and statistics of violent oppression facing his colleagues and friends in many of the region’s historic Christian communities and highlights the singular exception to this trend that Israel represents in providing religious freedom, security and opportunity for its Christian citizens and residents.”
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Richard B. Stone, former Chairman of the Conference of Presidents, gave the opening statement and then the intro for Fr. Gabriel Naddaf.
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“The attack as you all know occurred during prayer hours at a synagogue. During the recitation of the (…?) Sh’ma Israel (snip) And I bring this up, to point out that these people were killed because they were Jews praying. And the conflict is not only between extremist Islam and Jews, it’s between extremist Islam and the rest of the world. And one of the most important things, lessons to take as we focus on what happened (snip)…. and it’s an important moment, poignant for us (…?) to remember how we are in brotherhood, in common-need with Christians in the Middle East… in my opinion, terribly under-described victims of this kind of brutality and inhumanity and animal behavior.
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And so, that brings me to today’s program (snip ) this week is a special time for us to have a program here at the Presidents’ Conference at the Lawfare Project, that focuses and examines closely the treatment  of Christians at the hands of Muslim Extremists in the Middle East in particular, and we take my extension, in Africa, Asia and other parts of the world.

Intro for Fr Gabriel Naddaf begins [1:22]
We have with us, and it’s a great privilege, Fr. Gabriel Naddaf, who is the head of the Greek Orthodox Church in Jafiya, near Nazareth, and this should be of great interest to us, the primary spiritual adviser to an organization called Israeli Christian Recruitment Forum, which is a Civil Society Organization designed to facilitate and persuade Arab-Israelis to participate in the IDF and to be strong, loyal, patriotic Israeli  citizens(snip)

… a very substantial price for this activity, and for this point-of-view, which I, presume, he will tell us something about. He is a heroic figure, bringing us today a topic that we really need very much for our sake, his sake, for the sake of Christians, for the sake of Jews and for the sake of all Western Civilization (snip)

Applause as Fr. Naddaf goes to podium. [2;26]

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Good afternoon. Thank you all for being here, with special thanks to the Lawfare Project and the Conference of Presidents for hosting me today. I am honored to speak before you and your guests today.
As you heard, my name is Father Gabriel Naddaf.

I was born in the city of Nazareth (the ?) north of Israel. The town where the Angel Gabriel, whose name I have, appeared to Mary, the Mother of G-d. The very town in which Jesus Christ grew up and began his ministry.

When I was born, Nazareth was a city that was majority Christian; mostly Greek Orthodox, but also Catholics and Protestants. Now it’s majority Muslim.

As I speak to you now, across  the Middle East, a sword is being soaked with the blood of Christians. Across the Middle East in the (…?) ten years, one million Christians have been murdered in the Middle East (…?) [3:42] This means  that every five minutes a Christian is killed because of his faith. A faith that stands for Love and Peace in the Lord.

[3:59] (…?) Christians were some 20% of the Middle East, today that figure is estimated to be around 4%. (…?) Islamic persecution have fled. Since 2000, over 77% of, Iraq’s 700,000 Christians, have fled. In Syria, where there were two million Christians, there are now (…?) 250,000. Those who remain exist as second class citizens to their Muslim rulers. They face discrimination, physical threats and have been subjected to the most hideous of crimes. Execution and forced conversion (…?) Why. Because they believe in a different faith; a faith with a universal message of love and peace for all.

But, in the Middle East today, there is one country where Christians are fortunately (…?) freedom  of suppression, freedom of worship and security. It is Israel. The Jewish State. In Israel Christians enjoy good education, employment, welfare, health care and (…?) studying. [5:41] In Israel, Christians have freedom which NO Muslim power has ever offered us.

As I child I was told that there were bad relations with the Jews. I was told that the Jews said “This is their country” and the Arabs said “It was theirs”. After high school I went to live with my grandmother in Haifa. A mixed Israeli city of Jews and Arabs. I began to work and meet with the Jews. Everyday I was aware of Jews. I worked in a Jewish (…?) and was successful. Tnd they sent me to train courses. They invested in me. The idea that I needed to be scared of Jews or that there was something dangerous about them, was simply not true. A myth was exposed.

From my childhood, I was feeling that I had to save the church. To be honest, I really though that my family did not want me to enter the church, either. The wanted me to be a lawyer or a doctor. But, it was my calling. So I began my studies with the Greek Orthodox Patriarch (here) in Jerusalem and learned that the people and the roots are from the Jewish People.

I learned that Jesus Christ was Jewish. Part of the people that Moses led out of Egypt with the help of G-d. Part of the tradition of (…?) [7:45] Joseph and Mary, who raised Jesus Christ were Jewish and knew their scriptures. (…?) are themselves of King David and the Laws of the Bible; including the Five Books of Moses and the Books of the Hebrew Prophets.

The Pope Francis presently spoke with Prime Minister Netanyahu about whether Jesus spoke Hebrew or Aramaic, which was the language of the Talmud. (…?) our Christian origins are rooted in the Holy Land where Jesus walked and talked. Christianity considers itself (…?) the Tanakh, the Hebrew Bible and is not separated from it. [8:38]

Those of us lucky enough to live under Israeli sovereignty have very good relations with the Jewish community living in the land. The State of Israel has demonstrated a considerate attitude towards my community and today, Israel, the Jewish State, the only place in the Middle East where Christians are safe.

Today, in the face of religious persecution and terrorism[snip] [worship, the (…?) for peace, are (…?). To live together in the land of (…?) our fathers. But, what about the rest of the world? ]Does the world speak up against the persecution of Christians in the Middle East? Does the world support Israel for its democratic values (…?) freedom of religion? No. sadly not. Instead Israel has become a victim (…?) SNIP criticism. So much] the International community chooses to single out and attack Israel. This is a terrible crime.

Our (…?) only free society in the Middle East and ???? encourages act of terror; and even against Jews, Yazidis, Christians and even Muslims.  In the region, it is time the world woke up to the fact that those who want to destroy the Jewish State are also threatening the last free Christians in the Holy Land. [10;47]

That is why I am here today. To call on you to join me and to show the world Israeli (…?) (…?) safe, this in Christian life in the Middle East. It has (…?) open me by Jesus Christ to plead to you, leaders of people, seekers of peace, to support my (…?) ; to end the global witch-hunt of the only free country in the Middle East.

I call on you today, to (…?) the strength of your great country to prevent the persecution of Christians and to stand by Israel; to protect our community and heritage.

Please don’t let the thousands of years of thriving Christians in the Middle East come to an end on your watch. I ant to thank you again.  G-d Bless you all and Shalom. [11:58]

Closing remarks [12:05]

Part 2 of 2 Videos

The Q and A  is about 45 minutes – 13 questions and answers, Father Naddaf’s responses were as interesting as his presentation. He was assisted by a translator. He responds is Hebrew and Translator in English.

                                [Q and A time stamps]

Q #1 (0:03) /A# 1 (0:18)                       Q #7 (28:13) / A #7 ( 29:07)
Q #2 (4:15) /A# 2 (4:43)                       Q #8 (31:38) /A # 8 (31:41)
Q #3 (16:14) / A# 3 (17:24)                  Q #9 (32:37) /A #9 ( 33:16)
Q #4 (19:32) / A# 4 (19:41)                  Q#10 (33:57)/A #10 (34:52)
Q#5 (20:12) / A# 5 (21:12)                   Q #11 (37:14) / A #11 (38:14)
Q #6 Hebrew (22:22)                         Last two questions were off mic
[English 23:22] /A #6 (24:22)              A #12 (39:54)
..                                                               A #13 (Hebrew 40:47)
..                                                                           (English 42:09)

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This is audio only, but captions and time codes should make it easier to scroll through the recording.

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As we left 2014 and slipped cautiously into 2015, America was under-seige from the hard-core leftists and the violent racism, assaulting and murdering our police….while ‘mayor’ Red Bill DeBlasio and ‘president” barack hussein Obama work to disarm our country. We are vulnerable. As is the world, exploding with more and more terrorism aimed at citizens-not soldiers. 
December 15, 2014 : Australia: Hostages taken in Sydney chocolate shop, Islamic jihad flag seen
January 9, 2015: Paris is under-seige

‘Every single French Jew I know has left Paris': Editor of Britain’s Jewish Chronicle claims people are fleeing terror-hit French capital”

  • ‘Every single French Jew I know has either left or is actively working out how to leave’, he said
  • Experts believe that more than 100,000 French Jews have left since 2013  

January 9, 2015 : “Four hostages, armed terrorist reported dead in siege at kosher deli in eastern Paris”

January 10. 2015 : “Boko Haram’s ‘deadliest massacre’: 2,000 feared dead in Nigeria”

  Islam is at WAR with the world. No one is safe. But, as I return to the point of Father Naddaf’s presentation, some places just might be a bit safer than others.
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 “Within the borders of Israel, however, according to the country’s Central Bureau of Statistics, the Christian population is growing. Israel provides Christians with security, freedom of worship, excellent education, employment, health care and other rights and opportunities beyond what is available in many parts of the Muslim world. Father Naddaf and other Christian priests of various denominations, both within and beyond Israel and the Middle East, are clear: One of the safest places for Christians in the Middle East today is Israel.”
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And, post-France terrorism attacks,  “Netanyahu told Jews who may be fearful living inside France they would be welcomed with open arms if they decided to seek refuge in Israel.”
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