How to Save Israel?

Naturally, Israelis who don't yet agree that the PLO means to destroy Israel must be brought to recognize the obvious and defend themselves. But Israeli patriots need also to convince the mass of US citizens.

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Francisco J. Gil-White

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The scheduled disengagement will be a significant blow to the State of Israel. It can still be prevented if enough Israelis oppose it. But if it happens, and if this process continues whereby Jews are cleansed from strategic Israeli territory so that terrorists pledged to the destruction of the Jewish state can have total control over it, then (obviously) the Jewish state will not survive much longer.

For those who would like to prevent the demise of the Jewish state, and the spilling of Jewish blood that will come with it, the question is: How? Naturally, Israelis who don't yet agree that the PLO means to destroy Israel must be brought to recognize the obvious and defend themselves. But Israeli patriots need also to convince the mass of US citizens. Why? Because only the American people can stop the US government, and it is the US government, the world superpower, that is demanding of tiny Israel that it cleanse the Jews from Gaza and give this territory over to the PLO.

This is hardly the first time that the US government has done this sort of thing. On the contrary, it was the US government that forced the Israelis to participate in the Oslo process, which process gave the PLO power in the West Bank and Gaza. At the time, the PLO was a defeated organization, exiled in Tunis, and with zero bargaining power if it weren't for the involvement of the United States.(1)

In doing this, was the US government speaking for ordinary Americans? I don't think so. I believe ordinary Americans would not approve the US's pro-PLO policies if they understood certain things. For example, that Hajj Amin Al-Husseini, one of the architects of Adolf Hitler's Final Solution against the European Jews, and before that the author of many anti-Jewish terrorist waves in British Mandate "Palestine", was Yasser Arafat's mentor. There is also the fact that veterans from Hajj Amin's organization, the Arab Higher Committee, are who founded Arafat's Al-Fatah with the express purpose of exterminating the Israeli Jews.(2) Al-Fatah controls the PLO.

Now, a US government study determined already in 1967 that without Gaza, which the US would like to see turned over to the PLO, Israel cannot survive.(3) Consider, would ordinary Americans allow their own government to give Texas to Al-Qaeda, even if Al-Qaeda were officially promising no further attacks? Certainly not. Neither would ordinary Americans, if they understood the relevant facts, allow their government to pressure the Israelis into ceding strategic Israeli territory to genocidal anti-Semitic terrorists who mean to use this territory to destroy the Jewish state. The demonstration is that ordinary Americans - the salt of the Earth - came out in force to defend Israel against their own government's policies at a time when they understood what was happening.

The year was 1948, and the Arab inhabitants of what had been British Mandate "Palestine", and the armies of the surrounding Arab states, refusing to accept the legal UN partition of that territory into a Jewish state and an Arab state, declared that they would exterminate the Israeli Jews and finish the recently interrupted Final Solution. Azzam Pasha, Secretary General of the Arab League, publicly boasted: "This will be a war of extermination and a momentous massacre, which will be spoken of like the Mongolian massacres and the Crusades."(4) The attack was led by none other than Hajj Amin Al-Husseini.

The British made themselves helpful to the Arabs in all sorts of ways, even sending captured Nazi officers to lead the Arab armies against the Israeli Jews(5) The US government also made itself helpful to the Arabs, slapping an arms embargo on the Israeli Jews and announcing that the US no longer supported the creation of a Jewish state.(6)

The reaction of the American people was immediate and passionate anger. The US government was not speaking for them. Perhaps as many as 250,000 Americans, from 100 different cities and 14 different states, burst onto the streets of New York City in the largest demonstration ever seen there, to demand that the US government abandon its anti-Israeli policies.(7) These ordinary Americans forced the US government to relent. Why did they? Because at that time, everybody knew that Hajj Amin Al-Husseini, the leader of the attack against the Israeli Jews, was a genocidal monster (the loudspeakers denounced him by name in the New York City protests, followed by loud boos). And ordinary Americans at the time also understood that the illegal attack against the Israeli Jews was meant to exterminate them.(8)

Americans genuinely believe in ethnic and religious tolerance, and in democracy. They do not support genocide. If the current generation of Americans is not now opposing their own government's policies toward Israel, it is because - not unlike many Israelis - they are woefully misinformed. This state of affairs must be remedied, and quickly.

Footnotes:

1) "In 1991, Bush Sr.'s administration forced Israel to participate in the Oslo process, which brought the PLO into the West Bank and Gaza" from "Is the US an Ally of Israel?", by Francisco Gil-White.

2) To learn about the Nazi history of the PLO, read: "Whitewashing the Palestinian Leadership", Israel National News; May 26, '03 / 24 Iyar 5763; by Francisco Gil-White

3) "After the 1967 Six-Day War, the US put pressure on Israel to relinquish the territory gained, even though it knew it was indispensable to Israeli defense" from "Is the US an Ally of Israel?"; by Francisco Gil-White.

4) Howard M Sachar, A History of Israel (New York: Knopf, 1979), p. 333

5) "The British Record on Partition", reprinted from The Nation, May 8, 1948; Comments by Jared Israel; Emperor's Clothes; posted 26 July 2005.

6) To read about all these various events in 1947-48, read: "Forced by external circumstances, the US government in 1947 gave lukewarm support to the creation of the State of Israel. But then it reversed itself and implemented anti-Israel policies" from "Is the US an Ally of Israel?", by Francisco Gil-White.

7) "100,000 Jam Rally in Jewish Protest", New York Times (1857-Current file); Apr 5, 1948; ProQuest Historical Newspapers, the New York Times; pg. 1

8) To read about all these various events in 1947-48, read: "Forced by external circumstances, the US government in 1947 gave lukewarm support to the creation of the State of Israel. But then it reversed itself and implemented anti-Israel policies" from "Is the US an Ally of Israel?", by Francisco Gil-White.


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