Re: Jew Quote.
- Dear Eric,
Fascinating info! I wonder if they'll keep that
collective sense of responsibility when right and
"left" wing Jews go to the same labour camp :-)
Well, if anyone doubted that "leftist" Jews are
a fifth column in the peace movement, this is the
smoking gun that they are.
>While doing some research I ran across an interesting
>It's in a letter by one Josh Ruebner dated 14 March
>2003 to Paul Wolfowitz, Assistant Secretary of Defense
>of the USA. Ruebner was head of something called Jews
>for Peace and wrote this open letter in the left
>liberal magazine Counterpunch.
>One passage caught my eye:
>"I am not writing this letter as a secular American
>critic of a unilateralist U.S. foreign policy that has
>run amok. Instead, I decided to write to you as one
>fellow Jew to another. And as Jews, we do share that
>intimate connection and shared sense of destiny even
>if we do not really know each other. Perhaps in Hebrew
>school you learned the dictum kol yisrael arevim zeh
>la'zeh-that all Jews are responsible for and to each
>other. It is in this spirit of mutual responsibility
>that I write to you."
>This is an actual admitted example of a Jewish
>"leftist" expressing the shared fellow-feeling that we
>often say exists even between "leftist" and rightist
>Jews. It is this that impelled bankers like that
>legendary Schiff to fund Trotsky and impelled Trotsky
>to back Zionism "even under socialism" in 1934. We
>know it exists, but seldom do they express it openly.
>By the way, the many "Jews for peace" in Ruebner's
>organization and lots of other places, where they try
>to worm their way to the top, represent, I think, a
>fear on the part of those "leftist" Jews that if the
>rightist Jews go "too far" that will imperil all of
>them. Just think what a Viet-Nam-style US defeat in
>Iraq will mean. The US would be knocked out of the
>region for quite some time and that will leave the
>Zionist entity exposed and very vulnerable (I can't
>wait!). The "leftist" Jews are probably aware of the
>threat of just such a "disaster" for them, and are
>trying to forestall it by trying to turn the neo-Cons
>to less "extreme" trajectories. But in the end they
>all have the common Jewish interest at heart.
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