It's the same in any lingo

בַּת-בָּבֶל, הַשְּׁדוּדָה: אַשְׁרֵי שֶׁיְשַׁלֶּם-לָךְ-- אֶת-גְּמוּלֵךְ, שֶׁגָּמַלְתּ לָנוּ
אַשְׁרֵי שֶׁיֹּאחֵז וְנִפֵּץ אֶת-עֹלָלַיִךְ-- אֶל-הַסָּלַע

How can one be compelled to accept slavery? I simply refuse to do the master's bidding. He may torture me, break my bones to atoms and even kill me. He will then have my dead body, not my obedience. Ultimately, therefore, it is I who am the victor and not he, for he has failed in getting me to do what he wanted done. ~ Mahatma Gandhi
If I am not for myself, who will be for me? If I am not for others, what am I? If not now, when? ~ Rav Hillel, Pirke Avot

This Red Sea Pedestrian Stands against Judeophobes

This Red Sea Pedestrian Stands against Judeophobes
Wear It With Pride

19 April 2010

Yom HaZikaron 5770

Today is Yom HaZikaron, the day of remembrance to honor the men and women who have fought and died for the survival of the Nation of Israel. Wars of choice are not a luxury in Israel. Her army is not made of volunteers. They are conscripted. If they had their choice they would be in college, walking the beaches with their sweethearts, traveling the world. They would be artists, doctors, social workers, industrialists, scientists. Instead, at the age of 18, when they are really nothing more than boys and girls, they begin their compulsory service in the Israel Defense Forces, the Zahal. Service is 3 years for men, 2 years for women.

Before they go to college or begin their lives the way we do, many have had to go into battle, kill, see their friends killed, or have been cut down in the prime of their lives because Israel lives in a neighborhood where, when the neighbors say they want peace, they mean they want every Jew in Israel dead. They fight and they die for Eretz Yisrael not because they want to do so; only an idiot and a fool glorifies war and longs to fight and kill. They fight because the rockets are falling on their homes, on their friends and families. They fight in wars not half a world away, but in their backyards. They fight in wars they cannot lose because there is nowhere else to go.

So today we remember them all, and their families, who pay the ultimate price for peace.

Chazak v'baruch l'kulam.

14 April 2010

Yassam Saves Efrat From Menacing Patio

The Nation of Israel faces innumerable threats; Arab terror armies occupying the land, radical Islamic jihadists amassing rockets of greater range and accuracy, Iran's unabated quest to build a nuclear weapon, the UN's constant need to condemn Israel for defending herself, and a racist Jew hating administration running the White House to name just a few. But clearly, in the minds of the leading portions of the Israeli body politic none of these threats rank nearly as high as the one posed to Israel by a concrete patio in Efrat.

That's right, a concrete patio that was poured by a house in Efrat measuring 25 meters square and 3 centimeters thick was considered so dangerous, so menacing, that it was destroyed by 50 Yassam policemen. What was the family thinking when they installed this menacing monstrosity? Was it to be a launch pad for mortars and rockets to be fired at Arab villages? Nope. Was it to be the foundation of an extension on the house to acomodate a bedroom for Marack's worst nightmare...a Jewish baby? Nope. Was it to be the floor of a bomb factory? Nope.

It was poured by a new family of immigrants so they could host their son's bar mitzvah. That's right...for a bar mitzvah.

Why do I have a feeling that the weasel-faced little Suicide Now douche Yariv Oppenheimer is behind this? The moron has nothing better to do than collect Euros and photograph Jews pouring concrete. He should only be deported to Sweden speedily in our days.

The mayor of Efrat, Oded Ravivi, was arrested for trying to block the tractors from ripping the vicious patio from the ground. Upon his release he stated:
“This was disgraceful and humiliating behavior on the part of the security establishment, which during this memorial period [between Holocaust Day and next week’s Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers] sees the need to employ its forces to destroy a concrete surface, while at the same time closing its eyes to the hundreds of illegal Arab houses in the vicinity.”
Since high priest of baal, the fat faced coward known as Ehud Barak, refuses to meet with Yesha leaders, Ravivi must take his complaint to the IDF Central District Commander. I'm so sure he will deliver Ravivi's message to Barak. Ravivi might also remind him that their job is to protect Jews from daily Arab terror attacks, not aiding and abetting Yassam assaults on bar mitzvah patios.

Chodesh tov!

12 April 2010

Will Marack Go Postal On France?

He very well might. Atlas is reporting that Nicolas Sarkozy has tagged Marack as being completely're just figuring that out now? Where have you been exactly?

So anyway, now that this news is out, how will the narcissist in chief handle it? We he call in the French ambassador? Will he call Sarkozy and chew him out for 45 minutes with his shoes on the desk? Will he fly to France and beat him on the head with a shoe? Will he publicly insult him and demand he give Alsace-Lorraine to Germany? Or will he just bomb France?

And check out that picture of Marack with Bibi she has up. While he clearly is being a smug douche, the look on Bibi's face seems to say, "You skinny ass douche, I was in the IDF. I could kill you with my forehead you annoying little pecker."

I told you people that if you elect a man who is on a perpetual quest to have a daddy in his life, and who thrives on public adulation to replace fatherly love that this is the kind of crap you would get. But stupid leftist obambi worshipping zombie idiots believed his hopey dopey bullcrap about you being the change we've been waiting people are the stupid we've been waiting for, you idiots.

Well, I guess you people are happy at least with his crapping on Israel. Your desire for sunshine, lollipops, and magic unicorns is only outweighed by your Jew Hate. At least some things are consistent. You probably can't wait for the next round of war so you can go running into the streets with your terrorist supporting friends to rant about globalizing the intifada.

Remember these stupid idiots? I wonder what they think of hopey changey pants now? Oh, who am I kidding, these parents probably have their kids chained up in the basement making clay busts of Marack to sell at the farmers' market.

The really messed up thing is that if the adults in this video finally stopped smoking the hopium, and expressed that Marack turned out to be the complete and total fraud we always knew him to be, these kids would probably report them to the police, or attack them with hot forks. That's what you get for hypnotizing children with your stupid cheese whackadoo nonsense. Of course, Marack's lunacy is probably what those people are all about so they are most likely perfectly happy, or just too plain stupid to notice.

So get ready France, 'cause you might just be getting bitch-slapped by the leader of the changey world. Enjoy!

11 April 2010

Yom HaShoah 5770

Today is Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day. From the time of the ascension of the Nazi regime in 1933 until its defeat in 1945, 5 million Roma, homosexuals, political dissidents, physically handicapped, and others were murdered. Six million Jews were exterminated in the single largest act of genocide in the modern era (the genocide of North and South America's indigenous peoples being the only one larger).

Centuries old Jewish communities were destroyed. Vast stores of Jewish learning were erased. Our possessions were methodically and painstakingly assembled and stored by the Nazis to be displayed in their museum of extinct races. One third of world Jewry was wiped away, this following nearly 2000 years of unremitting displacement, persecution, and massacre. The governments of the United States, Great Britain, and France were complicit in the Nazi genocide.

In 1948, the 2000 year old dream of reestablishing our sovereignty in the Land of Israel was realized when Israel declared its independence. In its fight to defend its new found independence against the hostile Arab nations that surround her, another 6000 Jews died, and yet Israel survived. Not one country sent soldiers to help defend the Jewish state, in spite of the world's supposed shock and horror in 1945 when the Allies and Soviet Union finally put a stop to death factories that they silently ignored throughtout World War II. The world was more than fine with again standing on the sidelines while the Arabs attempted to enact another genocide in Israel just three years after the end of Holocaust.

Today these same governments that did nothing and said nothing in the 30's and 40's, sit idly by while Iran methodically works to produce nuclear weapons with which it intends to destroy Israel. The president of the United States openly drags his feet and appeases Iran, and attempts to stand as an obstacle against Israel taking military action to stop the mechanics of the second Holocaust that would potentially destroy more than half of the world's remaining Jews. And while this goes on with the world's complicity, these same governments bemoan the treatment of "Palestinians" by Israel. Western intellectuals lead grotesque ceremonies like "Israel Apartheid Week" in which Israel is compared to Nazi Germany, and Azza to the Warsaw Ghetto.

Look at the images in the videos above. Then look at the water fat and well fed Arabs who march in the streets with AK-47s, who dress their children in fake homicide bomb vests and tell me Azza is a ghetto. Azza is an incubator of Jewish death that the world wails for, while it sits idly by as rockets fall on Jewish communities.

The lesson of the Holocaust for the Jew is not about man's inhumanity to man. The lesson is that the world will not only choose not defend us, they will ignore or join the efforts of those who actively seek our destruction.

The lesson of the Holocaust is that the Jewish people did not take to heart its Torah which teaches: Im ba l'hargekha, hashkem l'hargo. If someone is coming to kill you, rise up and kill them first.

Why should the Jew expect the people of the world, who have actively spent the last 2000 years attempting to exterminate us, to suddenly stand up and help us? While an endless stream of leaders and diplomats show up at Auschwitz to say the meaningless phrase "Never again," over and over like a bunch of brainless zombies, they are doing nothing to prevent it from happening again, and openly arm, finance, and support those who call for the destruction of Israel.

The resident of the White House demands Jews stop building homes. Not just Jewish homes, but the homes of religious Jews, the fastest growing population in the Middle East. What is this demand really? It is a call for Jewish birth control. It is a demand that Jews stop having babies. It is a demand that Jews stop living. And so it should come as no surprise to Jews that this man is allowing Iran to get the bomb. It should come as no surprise that he will not order the United States military to destroy Iran's nuclear facilities, despite the fact that the very Arabs he bows down to are demanding he do so. If this is a man who does not want Jews to be born, then what does he care if they die?

In the face rising Jew Hate, calls by the nations of the world for Israel to commit suicide, and Iran's relentless efforts to develop the weapons necessary to destroy the Jewish homeland, there is no alternative than to tell the world to go to hell.

We have but one Shield, one Rock, one Redeemer, and it is not the United States.

08 April 2010

Shepard Smith: Fox Sharia News Useful Anti-Israel Idiot

With Glenn Beck and Charles Krauthammer crapping on Geert Wilders on Fox, no doubt a direct result of lucrative Arab backing, and the network owner Rupert Murdoch's desire to expand operations in the Arab middle east, Fox News pretty boy Shepard Smith has license to rip into Israel with all the style and panache of a typical Jew hating douche. He even says,
"...'cause any time you say one single word that isn't 'we love you Israel' you're an anti-semite."
No Shep, it's when you make a comment like that on TV that we can extrapolate that you're an anti-semite. Your total mischaracterization of the White House created crisis over Ramat Shlomo is just evidence of either your flat out stupidity, or your efficiency in swallowing your Arab masters' talking points.

Judith Miller saying she doesn't consider herself anti-Israel is like saying, "I'm not an anti-semite, I have a Jewish friend." Judith Miller also deserves special condemnation for her contribution to the eroding of journalistic standards. Good work douchebag.

But don't take my word for it...roll that beautiful bean footage.

For some background on the story they are referencing, (while they leave out virtually every important detail), I strongly suggest going over to Caroline Glick's place to read her summation. You can also read more over at here and here.

In the meantime, enjoy Latma's latest video, a redux of the Passover song Chad Gadya entitled Chad Bayta...One Little House, on the goings on with the current nonsense in the territories. The dorky looking idiot at the beginning of the video is Yariv Oppenheimer, another useful idiot who runs Peace (Israeli Suicide) Now. He should only be deported to Sweden.


At Last, A Nachshon.

In this week's Torah portion we read about Aaron's sons Nadav and Avihu, who were vaporized in the Mishkan after bringing incense before Hashem that they had not been commanded to bring, the so-called "strange fire." As a result, they were consumed in fire.

We have seen quite a bit of strange fire being offered in Israel over the past year. First was the kowtowing to the Marack administration by Bibi Netanyahu when he pushed through a 10 month freeze, claiming it would soften the mood in Washington, and bring the terrorist kleptocrats of Fatah to the negotiating table so he could set about to the task of carving up the heartland of the Jewish people to create yet another terror state bordering Israel...because apparently Hamas and Jizbullah aren't enough of a problem. I personally think this was more about upsetting the religious power base in Judea and Samaria than making the White House happy.

Whatever the case, the plan has backfired completely as many of us predicted it would. Fatah refuses to negotiate, B"H, thanks to the White House and the Hate Defartment's desire to make more demands on Israel, while glad handing the Arabs and completely ignoring the fact that they commit attacks on Jews every day, not to mention the continuing rocket fire from the less "moderate" Arabs of Hamas (Remember that when you call an Arab terror faction "moderate" you mean that they only use firebombs, snipers, stabbings, rocks and axes to kill Jews...not rockets, which are used by radical Islamists like Jizbullah and Hamas...though now the idiot passing himself off as the leader of the "free world" thinks we should stop referring to Islamic radicals in terms of our national security...from now I suppose they will be known as detonationally effusive love-pixies.), and continue to teach their children that killing a Jew is better than Wii.

Then there is of course high priest of baal, Ehud Barak, who has been enforcing the illegal construction freeze with heartless brutality, and who also kicked the Har Bracha Yeshiva out of the Hesder program after its head, Rav Eliezer Melamed refused to tell his students to stop protesting the policy of evicting Jews from their homes as it is against the Torah. Of course Melamed eventually caved, discouraging his students from protesting while telling them that they should refuse to accept orders to eject Jews from their homes. So here we have two offerings of strange fire. Ehud Barak's anti-Torah policies, and Melamed's caving in to pressure to sign a declaration condemning Hesder student protests in the army, which he did in the most cowardly fashion.

Rather than signing a letter condemning Hesder soldier protests, he accepted the will of the majority of Hesder yeshiva heads that the protests should be condemned. In the end that didn't save him, and his yeshiva still got the boot from the program. As is the case when one consents to play ball with mamlachti idol worshippers, he failed to fully stand by halacha, and then got kicked in the teeth by the very force he desired to placate.

If the policy of evicting homes is against Torah, then it is the moral responsibility of every teacher of Torah to encourage their students to protest the policy and not be silent. He should have stood alone. He could have been an example, a light to the other yeshiva heads, and Hesder students. Instead, he rolled over. But it seems that at least one student of Har Bracha is showing the resolve of Nachshon.

A Har Bracha student has begun a work-to-rule strike, refusing to serve in the new Hesder track assigned to him. Facing possible jail time this young man is doing what his Rav would not: standing up to the high priest of baal in protest of the freeze, the ejection of Har Bracha from the Hesder program, and the government's anti-Torah policy of destroying Jewish homes and houses of worship. Apparently, the IDF Personnel Branch made Har Bracha students a variety of offers to get them to comply.

From Arutz-7
After the IDF Personnel Branch realized that the students would rather sit in jail than leave their yeshiva, [Uzi]Baruch [Hebrew Site editor for A-7] reports, the soldiers were apparently informed that they need not leave Har Bracha, but must merely “sign up” at another yeshiva. Only a few soldiers agreed to this arrangement, and the officers then made another offer: “Just say the name of another yeshiva, and we’ll take care of the rest.”

Most of the students agreed to this, but some holdouts remained, viewing it as a surrender to the notion that soldiers must agree to expel Jews. Some of them were therefore removed from the Hesder arrangement, and forced to complete three years in regular IDF service without yeshiva studies. At least one of them, however, refuses to accept the decree.

As of this morning (Thursday), the soldier, who serves in the Shimshon Battalion in the Hevron district, is carrying out what is known in Hebrew and other languages as an “Italian strike.” It was manifest by walking into his commander’s office, laying down his gun, and declaring, “I am not interested in leaving the Hesder and serving in the new track to which you have assigned me. I will sit and study in the synagogue or in my tent until the decision is changed.”
This one soldier is a Nachshon, a man willing to take a leap of faith in the name of defending the Torah, and HaKadosh Borachu, a young man unwilling to bring strange fire before the G-d of Israel. Perhaps his actions will inspire the Hesder Yeshiva heads to reconsider their position, and strengthen the resolve of the Hesder students, regardless of which yeshiva they belong, to continue to stand up against the illegal, anti-Torah policies of the current government of Israel.


07 April 2010

Exodus of the Matzah

So, you've just spent the last eight days eating matzah, and hopefully like me, had lots of home-cooked goodness. But what of the matzah?

It's just sitting there, waiting for liberation. Though I doubt there would be little in the way of poskim support for ending Pesach when the stewed fruit ran out, that might save people a lot of intestinal distress. Some of us are no doubt hoping at the moment that they had some assistance right now. For those of you who are currently having issues with blocked kishkes, here is a list of recommendations for opening up the sluices.

  1. Prunes...lots of them...about 5 lbs ought to do it.
  2. Dynamite
  3. A band of angels of evil.
  4. Any audio of Marack
  5. Roto-rooter.
And if none of those methods worked then I would say it was time to get serious...

04 April 2010

Speaking of Resurrection...

How auspicious that on a weekend when, coincidentally, Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus, and Jews read of the resurrection of the dry bones, the Falacstinians would have a miraculous resurrection of their own.

Apparently the Hamas Health Ministry reported that Muhammad Zen Ismail Al-Farmawi was killed by the IDF in an incident in Rafah, in Azza. Miraculously it was reported by the Arab Ma'an news agency that he was in fact detained by the Egyptians.
“[i]t turns out Al-Farmawi was among 17 Palestinians detained by Egyptian forces shortly after [they] infiltrated the Egyptian side of Rafah via one of Gaza's numerous underground smuggling tunnels. The detainees, among them 12 minors, were returned to security forces at the border on Friday. They had been questioned about tunnel locations, leading to at least three closures, Egyptian security sources said.”
Though it's probably pretty hard for a 15 year old to top a miracle like resurrection, Hamas will no doubt attempt to get him to turn water into rockets, though what they really wish is that Al-Farmawi was still dead. After all, Noam Chomsky doesn't care if a boy is reunited with his parents.

We Shall Live Again

This week, Am Yisrael has been celebrating the Festival of Pesach, a time when we purge our homes of chametz (foods made of forbidden grains and leavening), and gather with friends and family to recount the story of our liberation from slavery, our redemption from the first exile from our land, and our formation as a nation, a people separate and distinct from all others.

We sit around the Seder table and recount the miracles that were done for us so that we could be engaged in national service for the Creator. We are compelled to relate the story of the exodus to our children, and to recall it as we ourselves were liberated from slavery; that all the customs, ceremonies, commandments are a part of our lives because of what HaKadosh Borachu did for us in Egypt.

As was pointed out to me by my rabbi, there is no biblical Hebrew word for history. Modern Hebrew has created the word “historiah,” but this is not a true Hebrew word. There is in fact no word for “history” in our language. What we have instead is memory: zachar.

Ours is a life-way that is passed down orally. For generations, the Mishnah, the oral law expounding on the commandments written down in the Torah, was passed down in deep study from one generation of scholars to the next, until it was codified into what is now, with the commentaries (Gemmorah), called the Talmud.

It is the same with the story of the exodus. It is told again and again, from one generation to the next in an unbroken chain of memory that spans more than 3 millennium. It is this long stretch of memory that keeps the Jewish people alive. Countless forces have attempted to sever the chain. Though many of have been lost, assimilated, or massacred, the chain continues.

Why then is it so hard for a people with such a tremendous store of knowledge and experience, to see that which is so obvious? Take the current state of affairs between Marack Pampers Pajama and Israel. This is a man who was raised in a leftist upbringing where Israel was vilified. His intellectual peers are known haters of Israel and the Jewish people: Rashid Khalidi, Edward Said, William Ayers… Forget the nut bag Jeremiah Wright, and the undisputed African American heavyweight of Jew Hate, Louis Farrakhan. Why do I say forget? Because while some twenty years ago, Jesse Jackson’s association to Louis Farrakhan, and his comments about New York being “hymie town” were more than ample to crush any possible hope of even liberal Jews from backing him, this was not the case with Marack.

For some reason Jews ignored Pampers’ associations, refusing to see them as indicative as to what kind of position he would take on Israel. Of course there are a great number of misguided Jews that think the Arabs are this oppressed people being held hostage by the Jewish state when in fact the exact opposite is true. Their own leaders oppress them. It is the Jewish homeland that is occupied and held hostage by them, and by Israel’s own impotent leaders whose Stockholm syndrome has led them to identify with their captors. American Jews who turn their backs on Torah and Jewish observance, who fail to relate the story of their exodus from Egypt have no real connection to Eretz Yisrael, and have nothing to really convey. What do they care about truth? What do they care about the land? These are people that believed Marack when he told them that his name in Hebrew means blessing. This is actually a ginormous lie. Baruch is blessed, bracha is blessing. Barak means lightning. But these Jews who have been so deeply separated from who they are just smiled warmly and nodded at the golden god of change and accepted that his name means “blessing.”

On Shabbat Chol Hamoed, the Sabbath that falls during Pesach, we read about Ezekiel’s prophesying over the dry bones. As a boy, this was conveyed to me as a vision of the future redemption of the Jewish people, as well as a promise of the future resurrection of the dead in the days of Moshiach. But Rashi relates to us the story that the resurrection of the dry bones did in fact take place in a valley where 200,000 members of the tribe of Ephraim were killed by Philistines (from whom the “Palestinians” are not descended. Nor are they descended from the Jebusites, Hittites, stalactites, stalagmites, or any of the other “ites” they have claimed to be in their chronic and pathetic attempts to be indigenous to the Land of Israel.), who were led out of Egypt by a false messiah. This is considered to be the climax of the redemption from Egypt.

I learned at the Shabbat table this week that it needs to be understood the text states that though the bones came back together, had sinew and muscle, and stood up out of the dust, there was no spirit within them. Ezekiel was commanded to prophecy a second time so that Hashem would breathe life into them. From this we learn that the redemption of our people is not simply physical, it must be one of the spirit as well. It is up to us to breathe that spirit into our children at the seder table, and at least try to get those of us who worship the White House resident to recognize the new pharaoh, and come back to their roots.

While I was taking a Shabbat nap yesterday some of the children were having Anne Frank’s diary read to them. This young Jewish girl was murdered by the Nazis more than 60 years ago, but the words she wrote have been translated into virtually every language, and is one of the world’s most read books. If the words of one murdered Jew can live on in such a way then what hope is there for those who plot against us?

We will have our freedom of spirit, body, and land. We shall live again.