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Bolshevism and Zionism Are Ideologically Indistinguishable …

Posted By on June 25, 2017

By Jonas E. Alexis on July 24, 2013

Winston Churchill

In his 1920 essay Zionism vs. Bolshevism: The Struggle for the Soul of the Jewish People, Winston Churchill made the statement that Bolshevism both ideologically and politically gripped the Russian people by the hair of their heads[2] and slowly led them to the slaughter house, where more than ten million innocent peasants eventually lost their precious lives in less than five years.[3]

Zionism ideologically and politically seeks to complete the work that Bolshevism had started. Bolshevism quickly spread like wildfire in places like China and other major Asian countries such as Vietnam.

Even Victor Serge, the revolutionary anarchist who was convicted of terrorism in 1912, declared at the time that The influence of Bolshevism over Asia is very great.[4]

As a communist revolutionary, Serge thought that International Communism dialectical materialism and the theory of action of the proletariat opens up today the highest possibilities of the European civilisation compromised and threatened by the capitalist regime.[5]

The highest possibilities of the European civilization ended up being the highest crime probably in human history: Bolshevism in both its metaphysical and ideological form carried out the greatest mass murder, with more than ninety million deaths to its credit.[6]

By the time that Bolshevism was done wiping out people by the millions, Western nations suddenly had an epiphany in the 1980s. By 1983 in Orlando, Florida, Ronald Reagan denounced the Soviet Union as an evil empire that repeatedly preached the supremacy of the state, declare its omnipotence over individual man and predict its eventual domination of all peoples on the Earth. They are the focus of evil in the modern world[7]

Ronald Reagan

Ronald Reagan could never have been a good cop. What do police officers do when they are investigating a crime? They find out all that can be found about the crime itself and the people behind it. They also get deeper into the suspects origin, their background, and sometimes even their ethnicity and religion.

Reagan was right in saying that the Soviet Union was the focus of evil in the modern world, that it sought to dominate all peoples of the Earth, and that it was an evil empire.

Yet in his entire speech, Reagan never told his audience that the Soviet Union at the time was ideologically governed by Bolshevism, which is another Jewish revolutionary movement, and which ultimately sought to destroy Western civilization. Reagan should have consulted Alexander Solzhenitsyn, who emphatically declared:

There are many Jewish authors who to this very day either deny the support of Jews for Bolshevism, or even reject it angrily, or elsethe most common caseonly speak defensively about it. The matter is well-attested, however: these Jewish renegades were for several years leaders at the center of the Bolshevik Party, at the head of the Red Army (Trotsky), of the All-Russian Central Executive Committee (Sverdlov), of the two capitals (Zinoviev and Kamenev), of the Comintern (Zinoviev), of the Profintern (Dridzo-Lozovsky), and of the Komsomol (Oskar Ryvkin, then Lazar Shatskin).

Alexander Solzhenitsyn

In 1918 Trotsky, with the aid of Sklianski and Yakov Sverdlov, created the Red Army. Jewish soldiers were numerous in its ranks. Several units of the Red Army were composed entirely of Jews, as, e.g., the brigade commanded by Joseph Forman. Among the officers of the Red Army, the share of Jews grew in number and importance for many years after the Civil War.[8]

Solzhenitsyn, as a sober and seasoned scholar, made the point that

I have never made general conclusions about a people. I will always differentiate between layers of Jews. One layer rushed headfirst to the revolution. Another, to the contrary, was trying to stand back. The Jewish subject for a long time was considered prohibited. Zhabotinsky [a Jewish writer] once said that the best service our Russian friends give to us is never to speak aloud about us.[9]

Yet in his book Conspiracy: How the Paranoid Style Flourishes and Where It Comes From, neoconservative hawk Daniel Pipes insinuates without a shred of evidence that those who believed that the Bolshevik Revolution was largely Jewish got their sources mainly from the Protocols of the Elders of Zion![10]

It got even more hilarious when Pipes accused Henry Hamilton of anti-Semitism for saying that Bolshevism was Judaism.[11] But Pipes does not tell his readers that The Jewish Encyclopedia, Jewish revolutionaries and newspapers and magazines made similar assertions.[12]

In a nutshell, Reagan, a politician, got a wake-up call, and the Soviet Union eventually collapsed.

But Bolshevism in its ideological form did not die out then. It has been reincarnated in two identical and Jewish revolutionary movements: Zionism and neoconservatism. Both are almost politically indistinguishable and, like Bolshevism, both seek to implicitly destroy Western civilization in all of its manifestations.

Bolshevism was evil but the mass hysteria did not fully grasp the extent of its evilness until it was almost too late. Zionisms evilness, on the other hand, is being displayed right in front of us, but no politician is brave enough to break its political power. For example, Joel Greenberg of the New York Times wrote way back in 1993 that

Amnesty International, in a human rights report in July, said Palestinian detainees under interrogation are systematically tortured or ill-treated by Israel. The International Committee of the Red Cross, whose representatives regularly visit Palestinian prisoners, has accused Israel of using interrogation methods that violate the Fourth Geneva Convention on treatment of civilians in occupied areas

Human rights monitors estimate that 500 Palestinian detainees are subjected to such treatment each month and that at least 30,000 have been interrogated since the beginning of the anti-Israel uprising in December 1987[13]

This massive brutality has been going on for decades and in many different forms. Just last year, nine Israeli teenagers were convicted of brutally attacking a Palestinian teenager by the name of Jamal Julani. When one of the convicted teenagers was asked how he would respond if Julani had died from the incident, he said,

Great. Let him die. Hes an Arab son of a bitch. What did he think, that he would curse my mother? When I attacked him I was going to stab him in the ribs to let him realize my mom is no childs play. He knows exactly why he is in the hospital.[14] The other teenagers responded with a similar voice:

We went to look for Arabs, to hit them and beat the crap out of them, and I went ahead of everyone and I met the Arab who was swearing. I got upset and yelled, Heres an Arab, and some more guys came with me and then R. [the 15-year-old girl perceived as the instigator] got there and gave him a slap in the back. He tried to get up but I hit him with my foot in his pelvic area, and then all the guys beat him up. He had a face that required a beating.[15]

He also declared, You cant go by Damascus Gate without getting stabbed. So why do they come here? I beat him and Id beat him again.[16] A year later, Jamal was still undergoing medical care.[17]

How many Americans do you think know about what happened to Jamal? Get a microphone and start asking the average American even at your neighborhood. The answer will surprise you.

Mohamed Merah

In March 2012, a gunman by the name of Mohamed Merah went into a Jewish day school in Toulouse, France, and killed three Jewish children and one rabbi. My heart went out to the families of those killed. Everyone should sympathize in tragic situations like these, and these acts of evil should not be tolerated.

The story was covered by almost every major news outlet in the Western world and in Israel.[18] Report after report followed the incident, almost nonstop, and some of those newspapers ran four or five stories of the same incident. One rabbi declared that the incident happened because of jealousy on the part of Gentiles about Gods chosen people.[19]

Yet around the same time, hundreds of Beitar Jerusalem fans beat up Arab workers at the capitals Malha shopping center in what was called a mass lynching attempt, but not one person was arrested.[20]

The fans were even chanting Death to Arabs,[21] but one of the Arab workers declared that the police arrived more than one hour late.[22] The police justified their decision not to arrest anyone by saying that there were no complaints, and therefore no arrests were necessary.[23]

None of the major news outlets reported the story, except the Jerusalem Post, the Independent, and Haaretz. The Jerusalem Post only ran the story after some 150 protesters flooded the scene.

When Mohamed Merah gunned down the three children and the rabbi, Caroline Glick of the Jerusalem Post declared without any substantial evidence that Western elites were accomplices, claiming that these acts of evil formed the physical and moral landscape of our time.[24]

Where was Glick, then, when those Palestinians were beaten? Isnt this the moral landscape of Zionist ideology? (French officials said after investigation that there was no evidence linking Merah to Al-Qaida.[25])

Another incidentthat even shocked former CIA operative Philip Giraldiwas the May 2012 riots in Tel Aviv, where African immigrants were targeted. The New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Los Angeles Times all stayed silent.[26]

On May 28, five young Israelis smashed the door of an internet caf owned by Yorusalem Mestun, a 22 year-old. They pulled a knife on her, while her Jewish neighbours looked on. The police came, checked her visa and left, without, she said, offering help or sympathy.[27]

Also in May, some Israeli settlers set fire to a West Bank village and shot some unarmed Palestinians.[28] It was later discovered that during the incident, Israeli youth tied up and beat one Palestinian who was already wounded.[29]

On May 24, 2012, Amnesty International released a report, declaring that Israel frequently uses excessive, sometimes lethal, force against demonstrators in the West Bank and civilians in GazaIsrael has engaged in the demolition of Palestinian homes and other facilities in the West Bank, as well is inside Israel itself, where homes of Palestinian citizens are destroyed in unrecognized villages in the Negev desert.[30]

None of those reports made it on the air on popular news networks in America. The only reason some of the reports saw the light of day was because they were making a stir throughout the Middle East. There were dozens of incidents in the spring of 2012 where Israeli settlers attacked Palestinians and the Israeli Defense Forces just stood there and watched.[31]

What, then, are the Zionists telling us here? Simple: when Palestinians are killed, attacked and brutally maimed, life goes on and the West does not really need to know. And if the West does know, nothing is to be done.

But when even one Israeli is killed, this must be reported throughout the Western world. Meetings must be conducted, and the Zionist media must beat the Western world over the head about the news.

Do the Zionists Really Care About the American People?

Now here is one of the most disgusting things ever. The Zionist machine spends billions of dollars spying on Americans for years. They said over and over that their covert enterprise has actually saved lives.

Yet recently, Al Qaeda claimed responsibility on Tuesday for simultaneous raids on two Iraqi prisons and said more than 500 inmates had been set free in the operation[32]

As a result of the incident, 20 members of the security forces were killed 40 wounded in the attacks.[33] The incident also created a fear that a civil war could break out.[34]

The NSA, the Israeli-run organization that can locate your cell phone even when it is off,[35] could not locate actual terrorism. Again, what does that tell us about the NSAs covert activity? As Mac Slavo rightly puts it, the NSA

spent hundreds of billions of dollars to monitor the activities of every single American by turning their listening networks on purported domestic terrorists operating in the United States.

They know your underwear size. They know where you drove your car today. They know what you put up on Facebook, texted to your wife and emailed to your friends. And theyve done it all in the supposed interest of national security.

If, however, you were an Al Qaeda terrorist coordinating a large-scale prison break to free senior members of your mid-east terror organization, you would have been able to operate with impunity.

While our government is supposedly preventing terrorism by searching grandma at airports, , arresting kids for making jokes on the internet, deploying thousands of drones over Americas skies, and looking for lone wolves, they have failed at their absolute top priority: stopping actual terrorists from doing what terrorists do[36]

Last May, the Assyrian International News Agency reported that the Syrian rebels/terrorists/jihadists

attacked a village in Syrias Western province and slaughtered all its Christian residents on Monday. The armed rebels affiliated to the Free Syrian Army (FSA) raided the Christian-populated al-Duvair village in Reef (outskirts of) Homs near the border with Lebanon today and massacred all its civilian residents, including women and children.[37]

The only agency that intervened and killed those terrorists at the time was the Assad government.[38]

Where was the NSA then? Where was Obama? Where was the Zionist regime? They were nowhere to be found. They were too busy supporting the Syrian terrorists and tracking down Edward Snowden.[39]

After all, Congress has already signed off on army the Syrian terrorists,[40] despite the fact that Assad has been willing to engage in peace talk.[41] The only country that has loudly voiced his concerns about the United States arming Syrian terrorists is Russia.[42]

Once again, Zionism supports terrorism and pretends that it is fighting terrorism. Anyone who supports terrorist organizations or terrorist cells ought to go to jail. But in the Jewish Century, supporting the Syrian rebels/terrorists is not a crime because those terrorists are friends of Israel.

Moreover, in the Jewish Century, if the Zionist gangsters perceive that you are a neo-Nazi and have children, more than likely they will try to take your children away from you. Listen to this report by the Daily Mail:

The children of German neo-Nazis could soon be removed from their families and taken into care in a bid to beat a rise in the glorification of Hitler and the Third Reich.

German authorities are becoming increasingly concerned with the number of summer camps and special schools brainwashing youngsters into worshipping a movement that killed six million Jews in the Holocaust.

A recent raid on one camp turned up jigsaw puzzles showing Germanys pre-World War 2 borders and colouring books where children were encouraged to crayon in the moustache of Hitler.[43]

In a nutshell, Zionism does not care about the Wests future. It only cares about dominating the world and taking good care of Israel. If 2,114 precious American soldiers die in Afghanistan,[44] that is a small price to pay if you are protecting Zionism.

If military intervention in Syria could cost the U.S. one billion dollars every month,[45] that again is a very small price to pay. If poverty has risen at an astronomical rate in nations like Greece and Italy because of the economic collapse,[46] we still need to move on with perpetual wars in the Middle East.

Chuck Hagel recently said that Our people are strong and resilient after 12 years of war, but they are under stress and so are the institutions that support them.[47]

Yes, perpetual wars are getting boring, and both the American people and our precious soldiers who are getting killed for Israel are exhausted. It is time for serious politicians to reexamine our unconditional support for Israel, Americas greatest enemy.

I have been saying for months that Iran is not an enemy of the United Statesour allies are. Just a few days ago, John Glaser of the Washington Times had this to say:

Contrary to dominant thinking in Washington, Iran poses no immediate threat to the U.S. In fact, our Middle Eastern allies, eager to have America do their fighting for them, wildly inflate the supposed threat from Iran.

The U.S. has built up various alliances in the Middle East since WWII in order to fulfill a larger strategy of controlling the flow of oil and preventing the emergence of another power in the region that would threaten U.S. dominance. In the course of building these alliances, Washington has signed security agreements with these countries, promising to subsidize their militaries and come to their defense. In essence, this makes their problems our problems. Our closest allies in the region, Israel and the Arab Gulf states, hate Iran for a variety of strategic, cultural, religious, and ideological reasons. As a result, they have hyped the threat of Iran and frightened Americans into thinking the Islamic Republic poses an existential threat to America. In an interview on CBSs Face the Nation this week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned us that Iran is building ICBMs (intercontinental ballistic missiles) to reach the American mainland in a few years, adding that, theyre getting closer and closer to the bomb, and they have to be stopped.

The problem here is that Netanyahu is exactly wrong. In reality, the current consensus in the U.S. intelligence community is that Iran has no active nuclear weapons program and has made no decision as to whether to pursue the bomb.

Recent assessments by American spy agencies, the New York Times reported last year, are broadly consistent with a2007 intelligence finding that concluded that Iran had abandoned itsnuclear weapons program years earlier and this remains the consensus view of Americas 16 intelligence agencies. Nevertheless, Netanyahu and other Israeli officials continue to go on national television and contradict U.S. intelligence findings in order to scare Americans into seeing Iran as more of a threat than it is.[48]

Hopefully the American people will unanimously come to the same conclusion before it is too late.

[1] Alexander Solzhenitsyn, The Solzhenitsyn Reader (Wilmington: ISI Books, 2006), 558.

[2] Winston Churchill, Zionism vs. Bolshevism: The Struggle for the Soul of the Jewish People, Illustrated Sunday Herald, February 8, 1920.

[3] See for example Robert Conquest, The Harvest of Sorrow: Soviet Collectivization and the Terror-Famine (New York: Oxford University Press, 1987); Jean-Louis Panne et al., The Black Book of Communism: Crimes, Terror, Repression (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1999); Steven Rosefielde, Red Holocaust (New York: Routlege, 2010).

[4] Victor Serge, Bolshevism and Asia, Revolutionary History, Vol. 5. No. 3, March 1927.

[6] Jean-Louis Panne et al., The Black Book of Communism: Crimes, Terror, Repression (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1999).

[9] Quoted in Nick Paton Walsh, Solzhenitsyn Breaks Last Taboo of the Revolution, Guardian, January 25, 2003.

[10] Daniel Pipes, Conspiracy: How the Paranoid Style Flourishes and Where It Comes From (New York: The Free Press), 92-94.

[12] For a detailed documentation on this, see Ted Pike, Israel: Our Duty, Our Dilemma (Costa Mesa: Noontide Press, 1988).

[13] Joel Greenberg, Israel Rethinks Interrogation of Arabs, NY Times, August 14, 1993.

[14] Quoted in Philip Podolsky, I Hate Arabs Because This Is a Jewish State, Times of Israel, August 31, 2012.

[16] Quoted in Robert Mackey, Account of a Lynch in Jerusalem on Facebook, NY Times, August 20, 2012.

[17] Yair Ettinger, Jerusalem Court Hands Jail Terms to Three Jewish Minors over Arab Lynchings, Haaretz, July 8, 2013.

[18] This is just a fraction of the articles: Christophe Schpoliansky, Gun in French School Shooting Linked to

Prior Atttacks, ABC News, March 19, 2012; Scott Sayare, Gunman May Have Filmed Attack at French School, NY Times, March 20, 2012; Diana Magnay and Saskya Vandoorne, French Killing Suspect Dies Shooting at Police, CNN, March 22, 2012; Sarkozy Compares Shooting Trauma to 9/11, Jewish Telegraphic Agency, March 30, 2012; Angelique Chrisafis, Toulouse Shootings: Mohamed Merah Killed as Siege Ends, Guardian, March 22, 2012; D. G. Myers, The Toulouse Shooting and the Jewish State, Commentary, March 19, 2012; Toulouse Gunman Mohamed Merah, BBC News, March 22, 2012; Robert

Zaretsky, Toulouse Tragedy Shows Rhetorics Danger, Jewish Daily Forward, March 21, 2012; Anger and Sadness after Shooting at Jewish Day School in France, ADL.com; Anshel Pfeffer, Preventing Next Attack on Jewish Community, Haaretz, March 23, 2012; Melanie McDonagh, A Man Surroundedand

Some Assumptions Exposed, Spectator, March 21, 2012.

[19] Kobi Nahshoni, Safed Rabbi: Gentiles Jealous of Chosen People, Y-Net News, March 22, 2012.

[20] Oz Rosenberg, Hundreds of Beitar Jerusalem Fans Beat Up Arab Workers in Mall; No Arrests, Haaretz, March 23, 2012; Allon Sinai, Riots, Racism and the Future of Israeli Soccer, Jerusalem Post, March 28, 2012.

[21] Melanie Lidman, Protesters Rally

Against Racism at Malha Mall, Jerusalem Post, March 28, 2012.

[23] Catrina Stewart, Anti-Arab Soccer Fans Rampage in Shopping CentreBut No Arrests, Independent, March 24, 2012.

[24] Caroline Glick, Column One: Mohamed MerahMan of the West, Jerusalem Post, March 22, 2012.

[25] No Evidence of Mohamed Merah Terror Link, Says French Official, Independent, March 23, 2012.

[26] Philip Giraldi, Rioting in Tel Aviv, American Conservative, May 28, 2012.

[27] Keep Out: Racial Tension is Rising as Black Asylum-Seekers Pour In, Economist, June 2, 2012.

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Zionism most malignant form of terrorism in history: Larijani – Mehr … – Mehr News Agency – English Version

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Once again you answered the call of late Imam Khomeini on the Quds Day and boasted a glorious scene of religious honor to the world, said Ali Larijani to the people attending the Quds Day rallies in Tehran.

There is no event as sinister as the creation of Zionist regime in the course of history, asserted the Parliament speakerin his speech at the end ofralliesmarking the annual Quds Day. There is no analogy in the history the way they dislocated a nation and committed crimes to make and form Israel.

The establishment of this regime pinpoints the start of adventurism in the region and has got all Islamic countries involved, underlined the Iranian legislator,

Saying that Muslim nations are facing a plot, Larijani highlighted that the Jews live in Iran but they hate Zionism.

He quoted Hillary Clinton saying that the US created the ISIL and added that the Americans who committed countless crimes in Afghanistan are now supporting al-Nusra front because they are the offspring of Zionism.

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What Is fair? – Arutz Sheva

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The name Korach naturally conjures up images of holes in the ground and consuming fires. His name is synonymous with a failed rebellion, challenging the Divine authority. His story is well known, laid out in immense detail in the Torah section bearing his name. The Talmud, though, uses Korachs name, and his overall genealogy, to demonstrate the true nature of his sin and its terrible effects on the Jewish people. The first verses of the Torah portion lay out the primary participants in the rebellion (Bamidbar 16:1):

Korah the son of Izhar, the son of Kohath, the son of Levi took [himself to one side] along with Dathan and Abiram, the sons of Eliab, and On the son of Peleth, descendants of Reuben.

The specific pedigree grabs the attention of the Sages (Sanhedrin 109b):

Now Korah took . . . Resh Lakish said: He took a bad bargain for himself, He made a bald patch among Israel. The son of Izhar: a son who incensed the whole world with himself as the [heat of] noon. The son of Kohath, a son who set the teeth of his progenitors on edge. The son of Levi: a son who became an inmate of Gehenna. Then why not state too the son of Jacob, [implying] a son who marched himself into Gehenna? R. Samuel b. R. Isaac answered: Jacob supplicated for himself [not to be enumerated amongst Korah’s ancestors]

As we can see, the Talmud derives various seemingly scattered interpretations based on each name in Korachs family line. It even suggests one for son of Jacob, only to reject it due to an interpretation concerning Yaakovs wishes. When it comes to the other instigators, the Talmud continues (ibid):

Dathan [denotes] that he violated God’s law; Abiram that he stoutly refused to repent; On that he sat in lamentations; Peleth that wonders were wrought for him; the son of Reuben a son who saw and understood

Once again, we see similar types of derivations from the above listed names. In organizing these interpretations, there is a distinct difference between Korach and his followers. With Korach, whatever the Talmud is attempting to teach us, the ideas are unique to the particular sin committed. With Datan and Aviram, more general language is used, such as he violated Gods law. There is also the mystery of On, who has a brief cameo at the onset of the rebellion. The Maharsha explains that the Talmud is teaching us that On was sucked into Korachs plan.

However, after thinking about it, he decided the entire enterprise was a mistake, and he proceeded to repent.

What ideas are the Talmud trying to present to us? The descriptions ascribed to Korach are cryptic at best; yet, as with all Aggadic statements, there is a deeper idea we can access. It would appear that the Talmud, as mentioned above, is focused on the precise sin committed by Korach. As we see clearly from the beginning of the Torah portion, Korach sought to reform Judaism, transforming it into a more egalitarian version of religion.

The idea of a religion preaching equality has a tremendous amount of emotional appeal. We are all the nation of God, and as Korach says quite eloquently, the entire congregation are all holy, and the Lord is in their midst. The idea of religious hierarchy, especially in modern Western culture, implies superiority and supremacy.

Judaism, though, never makes a claim of equality. True, every Jew is obligated in the Torah equally. And without question, every Jew has access to the infinite wisdom of the Torah. At the same time, there are clearly delineated strata, whether it be the Kohanim and Leviin, or the talmid chacham (sage). Does this mean an intrinsic superiority? No, we are all human beings, each possessing our own ability to access God.

However, God designated certain individuals with specific roles that others do not have. While this may run counter to our subjective, albeit juvenile sense of fairness, the Torah is Divine, and we must focus on the wisdom behind such a decision rather than fall prey to our misguided fantasy of equality.

The emotion of egalitarianism is a very strong one, and as we see from the Korach rebellion, it captured the hearts and minds of much of the Jewish populace. In many ways, Korach awakened this emotion, and its effect was profound. Thus, Korach is described as a bald patch, due to the mark he left on the ground (with the subsequent swallowing by the earth). In a broader sense, Korachs actions left a permanent imprint on the nation as a whole.

The idea of an egalitarian revolt would always be associated with Korach. He incensed the whole world, referring to the deep and everlasting impact of bringing forth this dangerous concept. Korach set the teeth of his progenitors on edge. He was from the line of Levi, which meant he had a responsibility to bring the Jewish people to a higher level of perfection. Instead, Korach rejected that role and led them to potential destruction.

The references to Gehenom add another dimension to Korachs sin. The idea of him being an inmate might be the Talmuds emphasis on how evil this sin was. We tend to associate seriousness of sin with degrees of morality. Murder and adultery personify immorality, evil in the purest sense. An appeal to religious equality would not appear to share the same degree of gravity. As we see from Gods reaction, the sin of Korach was as terrible as any other. The second idea (although not included) of Gehenom might refer to Korachs complete belief in his approach. There are times when a person commits a sin, but he is conflicted. His desires pull him one way while his mind tries to stop him. In this instance, Korach bought into his philosophy, free of conflict. The path to Gehenom was then wide open to him.

Korachs particular sin stands in contrast to the other names listed in the verse. The turn to a more generic description of violating Gods command implies they were really riding Korachs coattails. Datan and Aviram used the rebellion as a pretext to express their frustrations. As we see a few verses later, they attack Moshes leadership (Bamidbar 16:13):

Is it not enough that you have brought us out of a land flowing with milk and honey to kill us in the desert, that you should also exercise authority over us?

Note their reference to Egypt as being the land of abundance. Datan and Aviram could not accept Moshes leadership, even though God had clearly designated him with that unique role. Therefore, they piggybacked off Korachs rebellion to air their grievances. Their challenge to Moshes leadership was a rejection of Gods will, but it was much different than Korachs ideology. Their argument was, for lack of a better term, silly. To refer to Egypt, where the Jewish people suffered for so long, as a land flowing with milk and honey was absurd. The entire line of reasoning reflected a plan that lacked any wisdom.

Datan and Aviram were too caught up in their frustration, and therefore could not engage in repentance. On, though, was able to overcome the emotional trappings of challenging Moshes leadership, thinking into the entire argument, and exposing it as a fallacy. He was therefore able to repent. As is clear from the Talmud, the overall approach of these three individuals was in stark contrast to Korachs philosophy. One of the main concepts we can derive from this analysis of Korach is the danger in subjecting the ideology of Torah to our sense of what we think is fair and just.

The Torah, being a Divine system, lays out the path to perfection for man. Each command given by God contains the deepest wisdom. When we come across an idea that does not fit into our subjective view of correct, we must be very careful in how we proceed. Adapting the Torah to what is accepted as fair by the surrounding world is a direct rejection of its Divine objectivity. We cannot give in to those emotions, as they will always lead us down Korachs path of destruction.

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Synagogue, Arnside Road, Southport Independent Orthodox

Services are held in the synagogue and are followed by a Kiddush every Shabbat, with a special Kiddush for Rosh Chodesh. On weekdays and Sundays services are held in the Beth Hamidrash (ask in advance if you wish to attend).

Shabbat Service: Commences 9.45am; Sermon 11.15; Kiddush 12 noon (Summer Friday night services commence 7.30 pm; Winter 6.30pm or as dictated by the calendar)

The Amelan Hall, immediately behind the Synagogue, offers a substantial function suite with bar and kosher catering facilities.

Visitors are always made welcome. Information about times and facilities is easily available from the Shool office Tel: 01704-532964 (office times Tuesdays & Fridays only 9.00 12.00) Email: office AT southportsynagogueDOT co DOT uk

Kosher food: Fresh Chickens under Beth Din Supervision are available to personal callers at Orchard Lea Farm, which is just outside Southport itself (01772-812396)

Vidals butcher and Titanic Deli will make van deliveries from Manchester.

Locally Morrisons carry a limited range of dry goods. Kiddush wine is available from Sainsburys.

[above: detail of windows above the Ark]

The stained glass triptych windows above the Ark are an impressive site. The centre one is called The Guardian. In its base is shown the Menorah, the Pillar of Cloud by Day and the Pillar of Fire by Night. In the circle, at the head of the window, is the Ark of the Covenant, just suggesting the Cherabim and Sechinon above the Palm leaves. At the base is the inscription Behold the Guardian of Israel will not slumber nor sleep. The border is panelled with various scripture plants Olive, Vine, Fig, Almond, Hyssop etc. The left hand window is called the Abraham window. The panel at the base shows the traditional Oak of Abraham of Hebron, the Alter of Sacrifice prepared for Isaac at the head, enclosed with a Pomegranate border. The inscription reads Thou shall love the Lord thy G-d with all thy soul, with all thy heart and with all thy might. The window on the right depicts in the base Jacobs Stone at Bethel. The two side panels with the basket among the rushes on the banks of the Nile with Pyramids in the distance. In the top circle of the window water flows from the Rock.

Greetings Cards: a set of 3 cards each depicting one of the windows is available from the Synagogue office. Click here to view

Mikvah: The synagogue has a fully working Mikvah at Arnside Road.

Community organisations: Arnside Social Committee, Ladies Guild, Ajex, Wizo and League of Jewish Women.

The Orthodox community in Southport has a long history which began in the 1890s. By 1926 the Synagogue, which stands today in Arnside Road, had been established.

The first Jewish family in Southport was that of Henschel Samuelson (previously Metzenberg, from Breslau, Prussia) who settled in the town around 1873. He established a high class tobacconist shop on Neville Street and later one of his children created the towns first cinema in the Victoria Hall.

In 1892 an Orthodox Jewish Boarding House was opened by Mrs Joseph Lambert. Situated in Knowsley Road it was called Sorrento.

[above: Chief Rabbi addresses the congregation 2003] see more photos click

The first Synagogue was consecrated on 8th May 1893 and was on the corner of Windsor Road and Sussex Road, previously being a chapel for the Plymouth Bretheren. The community was served for its first 35 years by the Reverend Noah Blaser, who was also Shochet, teacher and general factotum. Around 30 Jewish families then lived in the town.

It was 1896 when Hebrew classes started to be held on Sundays and Thursdays, and building was completed of a new Mortuary Hall. The Chief Rabbi Rev Dr H Adler visited Southport for the benefit of his health and stayed at the Shool Presidents house in Knowsley Road. Even in those early years the Shool boasted its own Choir.

The Chief Rabbi visited again in 1901 and in light of this religious classes were established on every day except Wednesdays and Fridays. By then the number of families had grown to 40, approx. 100 people.

The Sussex Road Synagogue was reconstructed in 1913. The front of the building was faced with Accrington brick and an upper level gallery was created to accomodate the ladies of the congregation. The house abutting the Shool was made into a vestry and Cheder. Of the 80 Jewish families in the town at the time, fifty were members of the Shool.

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By 1922 the Jewish population had increased to upward of 500. By the early 1950s the population had reached its zenith of 3,000. And in 1954 the new communal building, the Amelan Hall, was constructed at the rear of the Arnside Road Synagogue.

[right: Arnside Road Synagogue the Hebrew inscription over the portico reads This is none other but the House of G-d and this is the Gate of Heaven]

Jewish figures have played a leading part in Southports life, with many becoming councillors and sometimes major of the town. At one time the community boasted three Kosher butchers and two delicatessen. These days migration to Manchester, London and beyond has reduced the size of the community somewhat. However, an active social life still provides keen audiences for a variety of events throughout the year, and a capacity turn out for the annual Hanukka dinner Gala.

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Arnside Road Social Committee Hanukka 2006

Southport Jewish Aged Home Tel: (01704) 531975 81 Albert Rd, Southport, PR9 9LN The Home, as it is locally referred to, is a residential care home. It offers rooms and self-contained apartments. Communal facilities include dinning room, lounge and conservatory. There is also a synagogue within the building which holds daily services.

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Margate demos former Temple Shirat Hayam synagogue for condos … – Press of Atlantic City

Posted By on June 25, 2017

Progress is being made on the demolition of the former Temple Emeth Shalom Reform Congregation at 8501 Ventnor Ave. in Margate.

Demolition contractor Earthtech tore down the addition on the Lancaster Avenue side on Wednesday and is removing concrete. Demolition of the main building on the Kenyon Avenue side, which has served as a synagogue for decades, has been delayed until some asbestos flooring and a few pipes can be removed.

Temple Emeth Shalom vacated the building when it merged with Shirat Hayam Synagogue, which is formerly known as Beth Judah, 700 Swathmore Ave. in Ventnor, last year. The Planning Board on March 30 granted the synagogue a three-lot residential subdivision with one 6,000-square-foot lot facing Ventnor Avenue and two 5,500-square-foot lots facing Kenyon Avenue.

Troy Rosenzweig and Phyllis Scherr at Soleil Sothebys International Realty are developing the properties, called Parkway North, which are adjacent to the Parkway section of Margate. The houses will be two stories with wrap-around porches and second-story decks. Prices range from $1.2 million to $1.4 million.

Margate building inspector Jim Galantino said the demolition and removal of debris must be completed by June 28 or the project will be shut down until after the summer, he told commissioners at their meeting Thursday, June 15.

“They wanted the crew to pick out and recycle the metal, but we told them no, get it out of there. We don’t want it to go to the 4th of July holiday,” Galantino said.

Margate has a demolition moratorium in place during the summer tourist season, when summer residents flock to their homes away from home. The moratorium deadline was June 15, but Galantino gave them an extension to June 28.

“We’d rather see a vacant lot than construction debris,” he said.

A contractor on his way home at the end of Thursday said demolition of the main building should be completed Monday and Tuesday, June 19-20.

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Our building is bustling from morning until nightfall. Daily minyanimand Torah classes are available around the clock to suit your spiritual desires. Looking for some fun too? Our Centre provides many entertaining activities and events throughout the yearthat cater to all age groups. Our weekly bulletin can be found here.

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WATCH: Indian Jews bring Bollywood flair to Jerusalem – The Jerusalem Post

Posted By on June 25, 2017

Leora Ruben, Mayan Sanlar, Avishai Mazgaonkar and Oved Gadkar bring a little Bollywood to Jerusalem as part of their Birthright trip from India.. (photo credit:BIRTHRIGHT ISRAEL)

Bollywood flash mobs are not a feature of your average Birthright group, but the annual Indian group that traveled to Israel this month made sure to share part of their culture with the locals, as well as soaking up Israeli culture and having meaningful first-time experiences of the Holy Land.

Several members of this years group will be heading home this week having stayed on after the 10-day heritage trip ended two weeks ago, to spend time with relatives who live in Israel.

The groups 19 participants hail from various areas of India and were led by Leora Joseph, from Mumbai, who has worked for many years in the Indian-Jewish community and has watched most of the participants grow up. It was like leading my kids to Israel, Joseph told The Jerusalem Post on Thursday.

While the group visited the usual touristic hot-spots which feature on every Birthright schedule, they had a few additions of particular interest to their community.

During a preparatory meeting ahead of the trip in Mumbai, Joseph had revealed to the group that she is related to the famous Indian-Israeli Singer Liora Itzhak, who fuses Bollywood and Israeli culture in her music.

The group, which included many singers and dancers, was keen to meet the celebrity.

Joseph made a phone call to her cousin, who obligingly came to meet the participants during their visit to Israel, where she spoke with them, danced and sang a Hebrew-Hindi duet with one of the participants.

The group also put on performances of their own. They arranged a Bollywood-inspired flash mob in Jerusalems bustling Ben-Yehuda Street as well as appearing on Channel 10s morning show and performed a dance on air.

India is home to an estimated 5,000 Jews, while 4,000 Indian Jews reside in Israel. Members of the latter, living in Ramle, hosted the group for lunch during their visit.

Sisters Margalit, 22, and Sigalit Samuel, 23, of Ahmedabad, Gujarat, stayed on for over a week in Israel to visit their relatives across the country, from Haifa in the North to Ashdod in the South.

They were particularly moved by their visit to Yad Vashem.

Every Jewish person should visit there at least once, Margalit remarked, describing her visit to the museum as very emotional.

Joseph told the Post that the participants had complained that they didnt have enough time at Yad Vashem and had wanted to learn more. I found that interesting because its a difficult subject to deal with and they were absorbing so much, she said. There is no history of antisemitism in India and we dont know much about the Holocaust, she explained, saying that Holocaust education is limited there.

We learn about it at school as part of WWII history but they (the students) dont know the extent to which people suffered, she added, though she noted than in recent years a Holocaust program has been launched, particularly in the Jewish community.

The highlight of the trip for the majority of the group was visiting the Western Wall, finding the experience of Kabbalat Shabbat there extremely spiritual.

I got goosebumps, Hebron Bamnolkar, 22, from Mumbai, told the Post.

Bamnolkar said his experiences of Israel exceeded his expectations.

He will remain in the country until the Maccabiah Games, in which he is competing in cricket.

Afterward he will return home to complete his studies, but he hopes to the return to Israel for good with his mother.

Joseph said the group became very tight-knit over the 10 days and felt like an intimate family.

I told them that it will be life changing and an experience of a lifetime and thats what it has been for them, she said.

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The ‘reward’ of every Temple Mount rioter: 4,500 shekels a month … – Arutz Sheva

Posted By on June 25, 2017

Jewish visitors on Temple Mount

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A Turkish organization funded partially by the Turkish government invested in a project intended to bring 500 thousand Israeli Arabs to the Al-Aqsa Mosque to protect it against Israeli invasion and the threat of its destruction, according to an investigation by Israel Hayom.

The journalist Nadav Shragai reported that an organization called Mirasimiz (Our Heritage, – ed.) organized mass transportation to the Old City of Jerusalem, allotting 11.5 million shekels for this purpose. The transportation project was to have continued for many months, and the organization obtained 11 buses and hired dozens of additional buses every week to execute the project.

Among those transported by the organization were the agressive men’s group Mourabitoun and women’s group “Murabitat, under the auspices of the northern branch of the Islamic Movement in Israel, who later became illegal after they created riots on the Temple Mount, cursing and attempting to threaten and disrupt Jewish visits to the site.

The program included many schools from the Arab sector in Israel, and the organization also made sure to distribute water and food costing 7.5 million shekels to those it was transporting to the Temple Mount.

The Shin Bet discovered that, in exchange for their presence on the Temple Mount and their harassment of Jewish visitors to the site, each one of the Mourabitoun and Murabitat received a monthly salary of 4,500 shekels a month.

Mirasimiz, according to Israel Hayom, also deals with the buying, fixing, and maintaining buildings in the Old City of Jerusalem near the Temple Mount.

The leader of the organization speaks in the style of Turkish President Erdogan, and envisions a future revival of Jerusalem in the spirit of the Ottoman heritage. He said that international law in Jerusalem is Ottoman law, and Turkey has a right to get involved in Jerusalem because the city is the inheritance of the Ottomans.

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Higher health risks for Israeli Ethiopian immigrants – The Jerusalem Post

Posted By on June 25, 2017

A memorial ceremony for Jewish immigrants who died on the way to Israel from Ethiopia, June 5, 2016. (photo credit:MARC ISRAEL SELLEM)

Immigrants of Ethiopian origin have a 2.4-fold risk of developing type-2 diabetes and a 1.5 higher risk of contracting schizophrenia than other Israelis, according to a recent discussion in the Knesset Labor, Social Welfare and Health Committee.

Dr. Yonatan Reuven, who conducts research on Ethiopian Jewish health, said that due to lifestyle and nutrition changes, the diabetes risk is significantly higher even than Jews of Ethiopian origin who were born in Israel. The condition is often accompanied by hypertension, obesity and tooth decay.

The schizophrenia risk of the immigrants is twice as high as those of Israeli-born Ethiopian Jews. Although no explanation for this was given, 28% of the immigrants suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder, and the men were significantly more likely to commit suicide.

A month ago, changes in regulations instituted by the Health Ministry went into effect, allowing some Ethiopian immigrants, homosexuals and elderly people to donate blood. The change resulted from new Israeli and foreign epidemiological data and the improvement in medical technologies and risk assessment.

For many years, Jews of Ethiopian heritage who were born in Israel have been able to donate blood without limitation.

However, those who were born in Ethiopia or if they spent over a year, since 1977, in a country where HIV was endemic, had been banned. It was also forbidden for people of any origin over the age of 65 to give a first blood donation.

Thanks to the new changes, restrictions on Ethiopian immigrants who were born there were dropped, except those who spent more than a year in an HIV-endemic country and less than a year has passed since they arrived in Israel.

The questionnaire filled out by all would-be donors about possible behaviors that could increase the risk of HIV infection such as homosexuality or intravenous drug use has been updated and is identical to those adopted by the US Food and Drug Administration and health authorities in Europe. The tests used here for HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C virus are significantly more sensitive than the old ones, thus the window of infection is being narrowed to a few days between infection by a carrier and testing for these viruses. YALURONIC ACID IN CREAM, NOT INJECTION

A Bar-Ilan University research team has developed a unique technology that produces small molecules of anti-aging hyaluronic acid polymers that can be applied as a cream instead of injections. The team, headed by Prof. Rachel Lubart and Prof. Aharon Gedanken from the chemistry and physics departments and BIUs Institute for Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials, have been involved in the past few years in the development of a technology for micronization and characterization of hyaluronic acid.

The skin, which plays an important role in protecting the bodys organs, is impenetrable.

Finding means to penetrate the skin barrier has challenged the medical field for years. Huge efforts have been made in developing ways to introduce hyaluronic acid into the skin, as it cannot penetrate it naturally.

Now, based on this development, para-medical cosmetics pioneer Hava Zingboim has produced the first formula that allows the hyaluronic acid to penetrate into the deeper skin layers by means of cream application and without injection.

A key property of hyaluronic acid, which is naturally present in the body, is its ability to adsorb large quantities of water. Hyaluronic acid is also an effective antioxidant, which means it can trap the free radicals formed in the skin during inflammatory processes or as a result of exposure to UV rays. These properties make it an important anti-aging agent.

The look of young skin can be measured by the amount of hyaluronic acid between the cells. As people age, the body gradually loses its ability to produce hyaluronic acid.

The decreasing availability of hyaluronic acid directly results in sagging skin, wrinkles and fine lines.

CAN OMEGA-3 HELP PREVENT ALZHEIMERS DISEASE?

Neuroimaging shows increased blood flow in regions of the brain associated with memory and learning for people with higher omega-3 levels.

According to a new study headed by Dr. Daniel Amen of Costa Mesa, California, published in the Journal of Alzheimers Disease, blood flow in specific areas of the brain rises in patients with high omega-3 levels. The incidence of Alzheimers disease (AD) is expected to triple in the coming decades, and no cure has been found.

Recently, interest in dietary approaches for prevention of cognitive decline has increased. In particular, the omega-3 fatty acids have shown anti-amyloid, anti-tau and anti-inflammatory actions in the brains of animals.

This study is a major advance in demonstrating the value of nutritional intervention for brain health by using the latest brain imaging, commented biology Prof. George Perry of the University of Texas at San Antonio and editor-in-chief of the journal.

When single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) is used to measure blood perfusion in the brain, images acquired from subjects performing various cognitive tasks show higher blood flow in specific brain regions. When these images were compared to the Omega-3 Index a measure of the blood concentration of two omega-3 fatty acids called eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) investigators found a statistically significant correlation between higher blood flow and higher Omega-3 Index.

Co-author Dr. William Harris of the University of South Dakota School of Medicine said, Although we have considerable evidence that omega-3 levels are associated with better cardiovascular health, the role of the fish oil fatty acids in mental health and brain physiology is just beginning to be explored. This study opens the door to the possibility that relatively simple dietary changes could favorably impact cognitive function.

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