There have probably been more words written about the Israeli -Arab conflict than any other post WW2 military dispute. I have no way to highlight this in a graph, but I wouldn’t be surprised if the words written about the Israeli – Arab conflict didn’t outweigh the words written about the largest ten or so of the global conflicts that have taken place in the same time period – combined. Too many words are written and the truth becomes lost in a tsunami of distortion. One death near Bethlehem yesterday became headline news about a teenage medic being killed, despite doubts about his innocence. The Guardian ran no such headlines about the lawmaker shot whilst on a peace-making pilgrimage in Sudan – a conflict that has taken 400,000 lives in just five years. Conflicts have different values, which is what this blog is about.

The conflict as a refugee crisis:

The Arab Israeli conflict created refugees. During the early civil and regional conflict of 1947-1949, many Arabs fled and some (especially those in openly hostile villages) were evicted. Some were offered rehousing inside Israel but still chose to leave (this puts paid to the ethnic cleansing accusation). After the conflict ended, some outside Israel were offered a return but refused (as it meant recognising Israel). Jewish communities also suffered throughout the region. Events in British Palestine were used as an excuse by rising national and Islamist ideologies. A trickle turned into a flood, the flood into a tsunami. Within a few short years the ancient Jewish Arab communities had been almost completely ethnically cleansed. Most of the Jewish refugees settled in Israel. These are the comparative numbers of refugees created by the Israeli/Arab conflict:

Arab Israeli conflict refugees

For the Arabs, I used the UNRWA figures even though these are without doubt exaggerated. It doesn’t matter – even when the Arab refugee numbers are artificially inflated, the conflict clearly created more Jewish refugees than Arab ones. This is what real ethnic cleansing looks like:

Who is a refugee?

In 1949, the UN created a special body to look after the Arab refugees – UNRWA.  In turn they created a special definition of refugee, just for the Arabs caught up in this conflict. This included any Arab immigrant who had moved into the area before June 1946 and strangely chose to make the title hereditary. It means the grandchild of an Arab Iraqi who immigrated in 1945 is seen as a Palestinian refugee with a claim on Hebron, but a grandchild of a Jewish descendant of the community massacred in Hebron in 1929 is given no claim to Hebron. Under normal UNHCR rules these people would not be viewed as refugees. It also means that a Palestinian living in Ramallah, inside PA areas, is seen as a refugee – even though the normal definition would at best, consider him a displaced person. This graph shows the difference between the number of Palestinians recognised as a refugee today against how many would be recognised as a refugee had UNHCR run the show the way refugees are normally handled:

arab -Israeli conflict 2

That’s right – none. The UNHCR would have done what they always do with refugees – seek to end the refugee status through resettlement. Giving them a new life. The Palestinians are explicitly excluded from the international convention and protocol relating to the status of refugees which enabled UNRWA to perpetuate their status:

We are left in an alternate universe, where a wealthy Palestinian living in a large villa in Palestinian territory, can be regarded as a refugee. The difference between the two approaches is five million to zero. The deliberate perpetuation of suffering for geo-political warmongering.

The ‘most brutal army on earth’

There is the conflict between Israel and its neighbours and within this greater picture, the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians. Many of the casualties of the major wars were invading Arab forces. Such as the irregular Arab forces who invaded British Palestine whilst the British still had official control of the Mandate. Or the Arab armies that invaded in May 1948, or fought in the 1967 or 1973 wars.

This analysis is only interested in Arab Palestinian casualties (even though until recently these people rejected the identity of ‘Palestinian’). In total, from the 1947 civil conflict to recent conflicts with Hamas in Gaza, approximately 25,000-28000 Palestinians have died in the conflict. These figures are disputed and many suggest the original 13,000 attributed to the 1947-1949 conflict is *highly* exaggerated. For the purpose of this study – it does not matter. In the 1930s alone 1000s of Arabs in British Palestine were killed in factional score-settling – but we will discount these. At least 5000 died in the Lebanese civil war, Arafat claimed 25000 died in Black September. The War of the Camps took at least another 5000 lives. The First Intifada saw 1000 Palestinians killed by other Palestinians, and the second another 700. The Fatah Hamas civil conflict took another 600. In other words, we can estimate at least 37300 (using their figures as we did in the first example). Even if we ignore Egyptian crackdown on Palestinians and the horrific death toll in Syria, the conclusion is clear:

More Palestinian Arabs have been killed by Arabs than by Israeli soldiers. Most in Lebanon, Jordan or in inter-factional fighting (and we are even discounting the Syrian civil conflict, Egyptian crackdowns and pre-1948 inter-Arab violence):

Arab Israeli conflict - palestinian casualtiesAs the Israelis in 70 years, do not seem to be able to match the casualty figures created by short outbreaks of intense violence in Jordan and Lebanon, it makes the claim of ‘brutality’ seem blatantly misplaced.

The ‘Nakba’ – the ‘crime of the century’

However you play the numbers game, however brutally you try to do so – whenever this conflict is compared with others, you are left scratching your head as to why there is such an obsession with it. How did this conflict just not end in 1949? The ‘Nakba’ is described by anti-Israel activists as being almost unique in its horror. But even if we strip away the context and realities of the civil war, accept a false narrative and focus solely on the numbers, far larger, far more deadly events have taken place elsewhere. In fact when compared to other situations where populations were moved (even with international support) – the events of 1948 were small in number and almost negligible in the death count. In fact in both the numbers of those who fled and the number of fatalities (however we view each fatality as tragic), the Palestinian ‘Nakba’ ranks towards the level of ‘insignificant’ when placed alongside comparable events:*

*figures taken from p77, ‘Industry of Lies’, Ben-Dror Yemini

The bloodiest conflict

We’ve already discussed casualty figures, but as we need to place the upcoming UN table into context, we must first look at global conflicts taking place today. The Israeli conflict is spoken about like no other – words such as ‘Genocide’ are even used. How bad is it? Approximately 140,000 people have died in this conflict in the last 100 years. And that’s everyone – Including British, Syrian, Lebanese, Egyptian, Israeli, Jordanian and Palestinians. And that total is including every conflict and every attack, both before and after 1948. This represents just 25% of the total number of casualties from five years of fighting in Sudan.  And about 25% of the total the Syrian civil conflict managed to kill in the same five years. And nations of the west do no better – it represents just 20% of the total the Iraq war brought between 2003 and 2006.  The Soviet invasion of Afghanistan led to two million deaths. Then there is Rwanda, Chechnya, Yemen Bangladesh, Somalia, and we could go on. There is a list of the eight bloodiest conflicts of the 21st century, no surprise the Israeli / Arab conflict is not listed.

In fact, if we were to draw a map of global conflict casualties since 2000 it would look something like this:*

*The Israeli casualty count is pretty accurate and includes regional conflicts such as the 2006 Lebanon war. The global casualty count is a very low estimate. In fact, I stopped counting because I had reached the point where I felt the point had been proven.

Ethnic cleansing and Genocide

The minority populations inside Israel are flourishing. Despite the restrictions caused by the conflict and repressions under their own authority the Arabs in the West Bank are thriving (those in Gaza are under Hamas control). Which makes the ethnic cleansing and genocide accusations morally repugnant. All the more so because the Jewish people know exactly what ethnic cleansing and Genocide really look like:

Apartheid

Did you know that Lebanese women cannot past citizenship to their children? Over the last year everyone has been attacking Israel for an affirmative ‘Nation State law‘ that in reality does nothing to deprive any citizen of anything, whilst just North of the border, a real Apartheid is taking place. People should listen to Mudar Zahran, a Jordanian scholar of Palestinian heritage, who writes about how Israel gets blamed for everything whilst these humanitarian movements deliberately ignore the human rights of the Palestinian in their countries. In Lebanon, people of Palestinian descent are denied citizenship. They are not allowed to own property and have no free movement. Whilst Amnesty are busy placing Israel under a microscope – their last major report on this abuse in Lebanon was twelve years ago:

The list of Israeli discriminatory laws compiled by Adalah were analysed and found to be nothing but distortion. Using the same ridiculous yardstick, the UK is an ‘Apartheid State’ because of the Christmas holidays and Sunday trading laws. So here are two more graphs. The one on the left compares the number of discriminatory laws in Israel, with the number of discriminatory laws in Lebanon. The graph on the right, compares the number of UK universities holding events on the ‘Israeli Apartheid’ that doesn’t exist, with the number of UK universities holding events about the actual Apartheid in Lebanon:*

Apartheid1

* The precise number of discriminatory laws in Lebanon is not known, because nobody has been bothered to detail them. As these refugees in Lebanon are actually restricted by law – access to citizenship, free movement, health care, property purchase, employment and various other freedoms, the actual number of laws that discriminate against them is probably much higher than suggested in the graph.

Ethnic, religious and sexual minority persecutions,

China is currently engaged in a massive ‘resettlement and re-education’ program that is placing Uighur Muslims into concentration camps and torturing them. Globally, many stateless minority religious, ethnic or ethnoreligious groups are vulnerable and under threat – just look at what happened to the Yazidis or Rohingya. In Northern Iraq, the ‘Al-Anfal campaign‘ saw chemical attacks against the local Kurds. A hundred years ago the Christian population of the Middle East was approximately 20%, now it is 5% – and falling.

Brunei have just stated they will begin enforcing the death penalty for adultery and gay sex. In much of the Middle East, homosexuality is a crime. Gay Palestinians often seek refuge in Israel fearing for their lives (especially from the threat of ‘honour killings’). It is estimated that thousands of gay Palestinians live in Israel. There are twenty-nine nations in the Middle East and North Africa. Only in one of them are ethnic, religious and sexual minority groups all protected.

UN Obsessions

The conflict between Israel and the Palestinians is clearly a low intensity, regional spat. Israel is visibly a functioning vibrant democracy in a sea of despotic nations. In Israel’s very neighbourhood, in just the last few years, millions of people have been killed in brutal conflict. Genocide, ethnic cleansing, Apartheid – it is all there in abundance. UN discussions would reflect this – right? Wrong. In fact the UN obsession with Israel, both in the General Assembly and the Security Council would lead anyone to believe Israel is the violent regime in a sea of tranquil democracy. This filters through the system and other UN bodies are little more than attack-dogs set-up to delegitimise Israel. The most notable is the Human Rights Council, that only just recently issued even more reports full of discrimination and bias against the Jewish state. Are they fit to judge? Are they unbiased? The UNHRC condemns democratic Israel more than it does the rest of the world combined:

UNHRC1 conflict

 

Conclusion

When you engage in discussion about Israel be clear about where you stand. Highlight the obvious. The bias is not in the discussion over an incident. In fact, if you are arguing over a checkpoint or a casualty or the location of a capital city, then you have already ceded far more ground that you should. The antisemitism is not a piece of criticism against Israel. The microscope that is placed on Israel and the double standards and hypocrisy used to judge the Jewish state, place most of the arguments and criticism across the line from ‘fair’ to ‘discriminiatory’. It does not matter whether the obsession is in part driven by geo-politics or through anti-Jewish racism. Institutional racism in the MET wasn’t about the racism of the individual policemen, but rather the system that led to a racist result.

By whichever measure you choose to compare this conflict, it barely registers. The obession with Israel is clearly *part of the conflict* rather than anything to do with finding a solution for it.

A major h/t needs to be given to Ben-Dror Yemini. Ben-Dror has been fighting for truth and peace for much of his life. Many of the ideas and sources in this piece came from his latest book and ‘Industry of Lies‘, is well worth placing on any bookshelf that seeks to understand the complexities of this conflict.

 

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37 thoughts on “The Israeli – Arab conflict in context – how you have never seen it before

  1. Will be interesting to see how the resident Antisemites who frequent this blog will react to this.

    I have for years argued that the obesession that is placed on This Arab/Palestinian/Israel/Jewish conflict has more to do with the ‘Jewish question’ than anything else.
    As much as they deny it, the Jew haters have successfully managed to replace the word Jew for the word Zionist in their lexicon of Antesemitic Jew hatred.
    The sentiment of Jew hatred remains the same; but its just cleverly disguised as anti-Israelism

    If the Kurds, or the Ughers (China), or Tibetans (China), or Cypriots (Turkey), or Western Saharans (Morrocco), Papau/New Guineans (Indonesia), and it was the Jews that were the opponents, these conflicts would dominate the ‘western news media and mind’ much as the ‘Arab/Palestiniane/Israeli’ one has done for the last 100 years. (not an exhaustive list of conflicts)

    Many people might have legitimate issues with Israel (and Jews), but the obsession with Israel is so extreme that it has morphed into something far removed from normal/legitimate critisism into in many cases pure, unadulterated Jew hate by another name

  2. David

    Clear and comprehensive. Well done.
    One point – your slide on fatalities has numbers on the left hand axis. These are surely not individuals – are they in the thousands r millions of fatalities or what ?

    1. Thanks Michael – I’ve edited it to show the axis refers to millions of people transferred (only a % of these in each case were fatalities). I was actually surprised putting it together how large some of these exchanges were. At the time – these transfers and exchanges were considered a way to diffuse future conflict – and the international support for such strategies continued for decades – but I had never realised the strategy was deployed in so many places. What’s odd about Israel is that ironically Zionists were actually for the most part against it – even though clearly due to the conflict – an exchange did take place. Anyway – back to point – there were so many bits I pulled together for this piece, I am sure there are still a couple of issues in their somewhere – so thanks for pointing this one out.

  3. Possibly the most bizarre/ridiculous/amazing transfer was that between the Greeks and Turks around 1923.
    Virtually the entire Greek population of Western Turkey were transfered to Greece and the great majority of Turks in Greece were transfered to Turkey
    And it was all legal and above board, despite the reluctance of the transfered population to be ‘transfered’
    1 200 000 Greeks and 360 000 Turks were denaturalised and transfered (many forciblly and against their wishes), and without a war as the cause/reason.
    Turkey had once been the centre of a vibrant Christianity; but after 1923 Christianity was virtually expunged from Turkey

  4. Great work David, like Richard I too am interested to see how the usual suspects will make their complaints about your work and attempt to deflect from the true undeniable facts that you have laid out in very clear terms.

          1. On 24th March in the thread of the previous article Mike wrote that industrial genocide of millions was “far less heinous” that when Israeli soldiers kill terrorists attacking their border. That’s a true bit and is still available to read about three quarters if the way down the content section. Backtracks, deflections and clumsy projections naturally follow.

            1. My post on topic of ‘Holocaust Denial’ that was being levelled against someone ….
              ________________________________

              Mike Farmer on March 24, 2019

              Given that not only Jews perished in the Holocaust ( yes, really) might ‘Holocaust Denial'( that misnomer) also be classified as antiRoma, antiHomosexual, antiMentally Impaired, antiPhysically Impaired etc.
              That’s some ‘crime’.

              Still less heinous than shooting dead Protesting Gazans on their own land, that really is the work of the Devil.
              ________________________________________

              My text clearly refers to the ‘crime’ of Holocaust Denial.

              I suggest Ian’s lack of comprehension has put his knickers in a twist.

  5. Happy Nakba to All!

    The “Nakba” being the FAILURE of 5 attacking Arabs armies, none of which was the army of an existing “palestine”, to slaughter the Israelis and continue the Holocaust.

    The Grand Mufti must be rolling in his grave because despite the cartoons, the TV programs, the Israelis prevail.

  6. Here is a 30 second Youtube of a newsreels from the early 1940’s documenting a meeting between National SOCIALIST SHlTler and his ally, the Grand Moooofti of Jerusalem.

    Turds of a feather, flock together.

  7. Another excellent article, David. Unfortunately, Israel has no chance in the international arena: with the 50 or so muslim-majority countries, most, if not all, guilty of a litany of human rights abuses, focusing so much of their energy attacking the only, isolated, Jewish-majority state. The rest of the world, including all the EU, try to curry favour with those countries, whether out of actual Anti-Semitism, but, I think, more so for economic reasons and out of self interest, or simply to demonstrate that they’re not racist/ Islamophobic (that’ll be the EU). I’m sure that, at the UN, to get anything passed, you have to support their campaign against Israel in order to get those 50 or so countries’ votes. I’m sure the likes of China and India, themselves fighting against Islamic terrorism, only vote constantly against Israel for that reason. All credit to Trump’s America for standing up to this obvious bias.

    1. “All credit to Trump’s America for standing up to this obvious bias.”?

      ‘Obvious bias’ is the reason for moving the US embassy to an international city, cutting aid to the Palestinians and ignoring international law by succumbing to Bibi’s pestering by ‘recognising’ a sovereignty (that does NOT exist) over occupied Syrian land.

      All of the EU? Antisemitism?. Rubbish.

      The UK supplies Israel with military equipment, and appeases the state. Your accusations are unreal.

      1. Both the Palestinians and the Syrians have had many opportunities to get land off Israel, an opportunity Egypt took and maintains. I consider that rejecting peace and co-existing should have a price.

        I didn’t say the EU, which always votes against Israel (certainly the Western nations), did it out of antisemitism, so I suggest you re-read that bit.

        The UK gives huge aid money to the Palestinians, despite their reward payments to murderers’ families. It continually votes against Israel at the UN. And the leader of its opposition is obsessed with its supposed “crimes”. My accusations are real.

        1. “I consider that rejecting peace and co-existing should have a price. ”

          The Palestinians can only have peace with Israel under a continued occupation given Israel’s terms for a Palestinian state.

          You are correct that you didn’t spefically put it down to antisemitism, I apologise. That antisemitism plays any part is ludicrous. The votes against Israel are for moral reasons.

          Huge aid money? Seriously. (over $3,500,000,000 annually is far far greater)

          To reward terrorism as the world did with Jewish terrorism is of course wrong.

          Perhaps the money sometimes compensates for the vi9ndictive crime of collective punishment when the homes of innocent families are destroyed in revenge for attacks.

          1. Farmer proves that he did not even bother to read David’s article thoroughly, nor did he understand the little that he did read! This anti-Israel moron spews out the same incoherent rubbish at every opportunity. David has addressed Farmer Boy’s propaganda nonsense repeatedly in previous articles. I can only conclude that ‘our resident Jew boycotters’ would never, ever, admit that antisemitism plays any role in any criticism of Israel. That is even though the evidence to the contrary is overwhelming. So even engaging with them in any reasonable way is a complete waste of time!!!!

            1. Incoherent? If you don’t understand my point then you are in no position to comment on it. Simples.

              Of course some that don’t like Jews herar the mantra ‘Jewish State’ and for that reason take against it, but others also live there. It’s real name is Israel, the name chosen from Ben Gurions list of possibles.

              The majority of criticism of Israel are for moral reasons.

              Israel is David’s baby, not antisemitism , or racism.

  8. According to your findings, how many acts of Israeli massacre were perpetrated in 1948?

    “Twenty-four. In some cases four or five people were executed, in others the numbers were 70, 80, 100. There was also a great deal of arbitrary killing. Two old men are spotted walking in a field – they are shot. A woman is found in an abandoned village – she is shot. There are cases such as the village of Dawayima [in the Hebron region], in which a column entered the village with all guns blazing and killed anything that moved.

    “The worst cases were Saliha (70-80 killed), Deir Yassin (100-110), Lod (250), Dawayima (hundreds) and perhaps Abu Shusha (70). There is no unequivocal proof of a large-scale massacre at Tantura, but war crimes were perpetrated there. At Jaffa there was a massacre about which nothing had been known until now. The same at Arab al Muwassi, in the north. About half of the acts of massacre were part of Operation Hiram [in the north, in October 1948]: at Safsaf, Saliha, Jish, Eilaboun, Arab al Muwasi, Deir al Asad, Majdal Krum, Sasa. In Operation Hiram there was a unusually high concentration of executions of people against a wall or next to a well in an orderly fashion.

    “That can’t be chance. It’s a pattern. Apparently, various officers who took part in the operation understood that the expulsion order they received permitted them to do these deeds in order to encourage the population to take to the roads. The fact is that no one was punished for these acts of murder. Ben-Gurion silenced the matter. He covered up for the officers who did the massacres.”

    1. Fascinating reply Farmer Boy! Your reply is a copy and paste straight from that well known source of impartial and reliable information on the Arab-Israel conflict, Yahoo Answers! You can see it all in this post from 8 years ago by a ‘Mr Anonymous’…. (Article is confusingly headed ‘What are the causes of ethnic cleansing in Sudan?’ and the word for word copy can be found right after the paragraph headed ‘According to your new findings, how many cases of Israeli rape were there in 1948?’)

      https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index;_ylt=AwrIDKlyl6FcESIALd3L3IlQ;_ylu=X3oDMTByMnE1MzMwBGNvbG8DaXIyBHBvcwMzBHZ0aWQDBHNlYwNzcg–?qid=20110407123643AA5ozTK

      1. Mr. Anonymous is the Jewish Historian Benny Morris. David has his books. Benny updates his take on events as NEW papers are released on the History of the region. There are many still to be relesed by Israel …. if ever.

    2. “Mike Farmer”, you Ignorant Slut,

      You project depraved Arab/Muslim behavior onto Israelis/Jews. It’s LAUGHABLE.

      ARABS/MUSLIMS killed 500,000+ in Syria.
      ARABS/MUSLIMS killed 1,000,000+ in the 1980-1988 year Iraq/Fascist Iran war.

      – 9/11 and now necessity to screen all luggage/cargo/passengers
      – 1993 truck bombing of the World Trade Center
      – 1968 assassination of US Senator Robert F. Kennedy
      – 1988 bombing of Pan Am 103
      – 2005 July 7th London transport massacre
      – beheading of Lee Rigby, journalist Daniel Pearl and other victims of ISIS
      – Boston Marathon bombing
      – London and Westminster bridge car ramming attacks
      – Bastille Day truck ramming attack in Nice France
      – massacre at Charlie Hebdo magazine offices in Paris
      – massacre at Bataclan music venue in Paris
      – massacre at Manchester music venue bombing
      – massacre at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, FL
      – massacre at Christmas party in San Bernardino, CA
      – stabbing to death of filmmaker Theo Van Gogh
      – Fascist Irans death threats against writer Salman Rushdie
      – 500,000 dead in Syria (Arabs killing Arabs)
      – 1,000,000 dead in 8 year Iraq/Fascist Iran war (Muslims killing Muslims)
      – Mumbai India massacre
      – Nairobi Kenya mall massacre
      – Sadaam Husseins poison gassing of the Kurds of Halabja Iraq
      – ISIS beheading prisoners videos
      – Hamass executing gays by pushing them off rooftops in Gaza
      – Fascist Iran executing gays by hanging them from construction cranes
      – Coptic Christians being murdered in Egypt
      – murder of tourists in Luxor Egypt
      – Manhattan bike path car ramming attack
      – foiled sneaker and later underwear suicide bombing of an inflight plane
      – failed SUV bombing of Times Square
      – public threats on placards of 9/11 scale attacks on the UK and Europe
      – Brussels airport bombing
      – bombing of USS Cole
      – Fort Hood Texas massacre
      – foiled attack on Garland Texas conference
      – death threats on creators of South Park cartoon series
      – Brooklyn Bridge shooting
      – Empire State Building Observation Deck shooting
      – Fascist Irans calls for Death to America
      – Taliban shooting girls who want an education
      – Muslim families stoning their daughters to death over “family honour”
      – DC Beltway sniper
      – Boko Haram kidnapping and raping girls in Nigeria
      – ISIS murdering Egyptian soldiers in the Sinai
      – ISIS burning Jordanian pilot to death
      – Taliban destroying two 1,500 year old Buddahs in Bamiyan Afghanistan
      – ISIS destroying antiquities in Palmyra
      – Hezbola and Hamass using children as Human Shields
      – Christmas market shooting in Strasbourg France
      – Armenian Genocide by the Turks
      – 1/15/19 Shabab terrorist attack in Nairobi Kenya

      and on and on….

  9. “the Palestinian ‘Nakba’ ranks towards the level of ‘insignificant’ when placed alongside comparable events”?

    More significant thàn the expulsion of Jews from Arab countries … and much bloodier.

    1. So the displacement of a Jew is “far less heinous” than the displacement of an Arab.

      As much as the genocide of Jews is “far less heinous” than the killing of an armed Arab terrorist by a Jew.

      Full marks for consistency.

      1. The displacement of the Arabs, to create a Jewish majority, entailed many rapes and massacres as the villages along Israel’s potential borders were systematically destroyed, Ian.

        I like your new ‘taking things seriously side’. The flippancy is noticeably absent.

  10. Excellent. So now we can update the “Heinous Hit-Parade” sponsored by Bellers & Associates (Attempting activism since 2014). Pay attention now.

    Number One – Jewish Activist shouting at opposing Activist. THE MOST HEINOUS

    Number Two – Jewish Border Guard killing armed Arab terrorist. STILL VERY HEINOUS

    Number Three – Jews displacing Arabs that are taking pot shots at them – BADLY HEINOUS

    Number FOUR – Industrial genocide of millions of Jews, Roma, Homosexuals – “FAR LESS HEINOUS”

    Number FIVE – Jews being displaced from their homes and countries – NOT HEINOUS AT ALL

    Tune in next week to see whether hosting the Eurovision Song Contest in The Jewish State is more heinous than firing a ten thousand rockets at it. I’m serious !!

          1. Ignorant fascist cow, STOP ruining the Earth’s climate with your voluminous methane discharges.

  11. “Despite the restrictions caused by the conflict and repressions under their own authority the Arabs in the West Bank are thriving “??!?

    They are policed by the PA …. but ruled and their lives controlled by Israel

    Of course there was ethnic cleansing … and massacres.

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