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September 22, 2015 5:51 am

Arabs Kill Jews, US Condemns ‘All Sides’

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 The Temple Mount. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

The Temple Mount. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

JNS.org – During the past few days, Arabs in Jerusalem stoned a Jew to death in the Armon HaNatziv (East Talpiot) neighborhood, wounded three Israeli policemen in the Jabel Mukaber neighborhood and hurled rocks and firebombs at policemen on the Temple Mount.

How did the Obama administration respond? By condemning “all sides.”

White House spokesman Josh Earnest put it this way at his daily press briefing:

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The United States remains deeply concerned by the recent violence and escalating tensions surrounding Haram al-Sharif, or the Temple Mount, as it’s also known. The United States, as we routinely do, strongly condemn all acts of violence, particularly in that location that’s so sacred to many, many people. It is absolutely critical that all sides exercise restraint, refrain from provocative actions and rhetoric, and preserve unchanged the historic status quo on the Haram al-Sharif Temple Mount, both in word and in practice.

“All sides.” The Obama White House is incapable of distinguishing between right and wrong, between victim and aggressor. Everyone is equally to blame.

“Escalating tensions.” No hint as to who might be responsible for those tensions. They simply “escalate,” coming out of nowhere, not caused by anyone in particular.

“All acts of violence.” No mention of Alexander Levlovitz, the Israeli stoned to death while driving home from Rosh Hashanah dinner with friends and family. Citing his name would put a human face on those vague “acts of violence.” It might remind the public that Jewish victims of Arab terrorism are real people.

If there’s one thing the White House does not want to do, it’s to draw attention to Jewish victims of Palestinian terrorism. Obama administration policymakers want the public to quickly turn the page, to get on to other issues, not stop and think about someone like Levlovitz. Mentioning his name might encourage people to pause and consider the implications of what happened to him.

And the implications are serious.

For example, there’s the fact that the Palestinians are still engaging in massive anti-Jewish violence, twenty-two years after signing the Oslo Accords, in which they pledged to stop engaging in violence.

There’s also the fact that the Palestinian Authority (PA) regime, which the Obama administration claims is moderate and peace-seeking, actively praises and encourages the violence. How could the administration continue its policy of pressuring Israel to make concessions if it admitted that the PA does not really want peace?

The most serious implication, of course, is what the violence tells us about the idea of creating a Palestinian state. Every Palestinian rock thrown at a Jew is a reminder that an independent Palestinian state, instead of bringing peace to the region, would be a source of constant violence against Israel.

That’s why the Obama White House has to blame “all sides.” Because the alternative — taking Israel’s side — is unthinkable to this administration.

Stephen M. Flatow, an attorney in New Jersey, is the father of Alisa Flatow, who was murdered in a Palestinian terrorist attack in 1995.

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  • In a greatest Irony Saudi Arabia has insisted to EU that because of the Syrian mass immigration to the various countries the first thing that should be done is to build more and more mosques in all the towns these people will settle in.
    Saudi authorities believe that that is called the real infrastructure of care which is above everything else regardless of health or food provisions these people must be allowed to upheld their religion. See below what a friend has sent to me and may be that will open your eyes.

    Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and Qatar. These three countries should replace UK,France and China in the P category because they rule unofficially the rest of the world anyway.

    Subject: A Conundrum, or redefine what’s fair?

    Interesting comparisons when followed through to the logical conclusion at the end

    We Can’t seem to Pinpoint The Problem

    The Shoe Bomber was a Muslim
    The Beltway Snipers were Muslims
    The Fort Hood Shooter was a Muslim
    The underwear Bomber was a Muslim
    The U-S.S. Cole Bombers were Muslims
    The Madrid Train Bombers were Muslims
    The Bali Nightclub Bombers were Muslims
    The London Subway Bombers were Muslims
    The Moscow Theater Attackers were Muslims
    The Boston Marathon Bombers were Muslims
    The Pan-Am flight #93 Bombers were Muslims
    The Air France Entebbe Hijackers were Muslims
    The Iranian Embassy Takeover, was by Muslims
    The Beirut U.S. Embassy bombers were Muslims
    The Libyan U.S. Embassy Attack was by Muslims
    The Buenos Aires Suicide Bombers were Muslims
    The Israeli Olympic Team Attackers were Muslims
    The Kenyan US, Embassy Bombers were Muslims
    The Saudi, Khobar Towers Bombers were Muslims
    The Beirut Marine Barracks bombers were Muslims
    The Besian Russian School Attackers were Muslims
    The first World Trade Center Bombers were Muslims
    The Bombay & Mumbai India Attackers were Muslims
    The Achille Lauro Cruise Ship Hijackers were Muslims
    The September 11th 2001 Airline Hijackers were Muslims

    Think about it:

    Buddhists living with Hindus = No Problem
    Hindus living with Christians = No Problem
    Hindus living with Jews = No Problem
    Christians living with Shintos = No Problem
    Shintos living with Confucians = No Problem
    Confucians living with Baha’is = No Problem
    Baha’is living with Jews = No Problem
    Jews living with Atheists = No Problem
    Atheists living with Buddhists = No Problem
    Buddhists living with Sikhs = No Problem
    Sikhs living with Hindus = No Problem
    Hindus living with Baha’is = No Problem
    Baha’is living with Christians = No Problem
    Christians living with Jews = No Problem
    Jews living with Buddhists = No Problem
    Buddhists living with Shintos = No Problem
    Shintos living with Atheists = No Problem
    Atheists living with Confucians = No Problem
    Confusians living with Hindus = No Problem

    Muslims living with Hindus = Problem
    Muslims living with Buddhists = Problem
    Muslims living with Christians = Problem
    Muslims living with Jews = Problem
    Muslims living with Sikhs = Problem
    Muslims living with Baha’is = Problem
    Muslims living with Shintos = Problem
    Muslims living with Atheists = Problem
    MUSLIMS LIVING WITH MUSLIMS = BIG PROBLEM

    **********SO THIS LEADS TO *****************

    They’re not happy in Gaza
    They’re not happy in Egypt
    They’re not happy in Libya
    They’re not happy in Morocco
    They’re not happy in Iran
    They’re not happy in Iraq
    They’re not happy in Yemen
    They’re not happy in Afghanistan
    They’re not happy in Pakistan
    They’re not happy in Syria
    They’re not happy in Lebanon
    They’re not happy in Nigeria
    They’re not happy in Kenya
    They’re not happy in Sudan

    ******** So, where are they happy? **********

    They’re happy in Australia
    They’re happy in England
    They’re happy in Belgium
    They’re happy in France
    They’re happy in Italy
    They’re happy in Germany
    They’re happy in Sweden
    They’re happy in the USA & Canada
    They’re happy in Norway & India

    They’re happy in almost every country that is not Islamic! And who do they blame?
    Not Islam…
    Not their leadership…
    Not themselves …
    THEY BLAME THE COUNTRIES THEY ARE HAPPY IN!
    And they want to change the countries they’re happy in, to be like the countries they came from where they were unhappy!

    ******** So, What are their Major Organizations? **********
    Islamic Jihad : AN ISLAMIC TERROR ORGANIZATION
    ISIS: AN ISLAMIC TERROR ORGANIZATION
    Al-Qaeda: AN ISLAMIC TERROR ORGANIZATION
    Taliban: AN ISLAMIC TERROR ORGANIZATION
    Hamas: AN ISLAMIC TERROR ORGANIZATION
    Hezbollah: AN ISLAMIC TERROR ORGANIZATION
    Boko Haram: AN ISLAMIC TERROR ORGANIZATION
    Al-Nusra: AN ISLAMIC TERROR ORGANIZATION
    Abu Sayyaf: AN ISLAMIC TERROR ORGANIZATION
    Al-Badr: AN ISLAMIC TERROR ORGANIZATION
    Muslim Brotherhood: AN ISLAMIC TERROR ORGANIZATION
    Lashkar-e-Taiba: AN ISLAMIC TERROR ORGANIZATION
    Palestine Liberation Front: AN ISLAMIC TERROR ORGANIZATION
    Ansaru: AN ISLAMIC TERROR ORGANIZATION
    Jemaah Islamiyah: AN ISLAMIC TERROR ORGANIZATION
    Abdullah Azzam Brigades: AN ISLAMIC TERROR ORGANIZATION

    And we just can’t figure out who’s causing the problem…?? Maybe we should start profiling them. But then.., profiling is not fair…………!?!!

  • Hal Smithers

    Perhaps Herr Obama should follow Speaker Boehners lead and resign also!

  • Emanuel

    This is why he can’t be American.

  • E Pluribus Wombat

    Given enough time, Obama would happily start a pogrom in the US. And the liberal Jews in his party would cheer.

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