Europe "Outsources" the Killing of Jews

Michael Freund,

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Michael Freund
Michael Freund served as Deputy Communications Director in the Israeli Prime Minister's Office under Binyamin Netanyahu during his first term of office. He is the Founder and Chairman of Shavei Israel (www.shavei.org), a Jerusalem-based organization that searches for and assists the Lost Tribes of Israel and other "hidden Jews" seeking to return to the Jewish people. In addition, Freund is a correspondent and syndicated columnist for the Jerusalem Post, and authors a popular blog on Middle East affairs, Fundamentally Freund. A native New Yorker, Freund is a graduate of Princeton University and holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia. He has lived in Israel for the past 19 years and remains a loyal New York Mets fan....

This past weekend, Israel came within a matter of meters from disaster, death and destruction, when rockets fired by Palestinian terrorists in northern Gaza just missed hitting an elementary school and a gas station.

And how did the European Union respond to this outrage?

By agreeing to fund Hamas, of course.

On Monday, the EU announced that it would provide the Hamas-controlled Palestinian Authority (PA) with some $140 million in “emergency” funds to stave off the financial collapse of the PA.

And so, Europe now joins with Iran, which has pledged $250 million to the Palestinians, in helping to salvage the solvency of Gaza and Ramallah.

It does not seem to matter one whit to the enlightened statesmen of Europe that they are helping to keep a terrorist entity afloat, providing it with the wherewithal to continue to threaten Israel and attack Jews, and effectively joining hands with the Ayatollahs of Iran.

But none of us should really be all that surprised by this turn of events. After all, Europe has spent the better part of the past millennium killing and persecuting Jews.

Now, instead, they are merely “outsourcing” their efforts to Hamas.