Skip to comments.The Jewish Nakba: Expulsions, Massacres and Forced Conversions
Posted on 05/21/2009 8:13:05 AM PDT by ventanax5
Every year on the 15th of May, the Palestinians - and many others around the world along with them - "celebrate" Nakba Day. For them, this is the day that marks the great catastrophe that befell them as result of the establishment of the State of Israel. Hundreds of thousands of Arabs became refugees. Some fled, some were deported. The Nakba grew to such enormous proportions that it is preventing a solution to the dispute.
We must remember that in the 1940s, population exchanges and deportations for the purpose of creating national states were the accepted norm. Tens of millions of people experienced it, but only the Palestinians (and they are not alone in this) have been inflating the myth of the Nakba.
However, there is another Nakba: the Jewish Nakba. During those same years, there was a long line of slaughters, of pogroms, of property confiscation and of deportations against Jews in Islamic countries. This chapter of history has been left in the shadows. The Jewish Nakba was worse than the Palestinian Nakba. The only difference is that the Jews did not turn that Nakba into their founding ethos. To the contrary.
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The Palestinian Nabka occurred when the Muslims conspired together to slaughter the Jews, and then when that didn’t work as they expected, fled in fear.
Muslims tend to be cowardly bullies. If they can kill someone and cut off their head, great. But if that someone resists, then they throw down their arms and run away.
I would force, yes FORCE, each and every Jew in America to read this historical record and then to re-read it the following day.
Then, a test on Friday.
Up until 5 minutes ago, I thought myself a man of some knowledge. Here is a history more than totally ignored.
Thank you for posting this, even if tragically late. Not too late, just late. Wow.
“But if that someone resists, then they throw down their arms and run away.”
And.. they whine to the UN that those mean infidels have placed them under siege.
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Ignorance is the most abundant thing in the universe, not hydrogen.
The otherwise accurate statement makes a profound and fatal mistake. Use of the word "palestinian". Historically, that is like inventing a country out of thin air by referring to "Midwesterners!"
I have never seen a "palestinian" postage stamp, or "palestinian" currency. Even Lichtenstein issues stamps (accepted world-wide, for cryingoutloud!).
Unfortunately, everyone else's reality is as follows...
"The Palestinian people does not exist. The creation of a Palestinian state is only a means for continuing our struggle against the state of Israel for our Arab unity. In reality today there is no difference between Jordanians, Palestinians, Syrians and Lebanese. Only for political and tactical reasons do we speak today about the existence of a Palestinian people, since Arab national interests demand that we posit the existence of a distinct 'Palestinian people' to oppose Zionism."
PLO executive committee member Zahir Muhsein, March 31, 1977
Thank you for the ping
Outstanding and sobering.
"Accepted"? Not by everybody who went through "population exchanges" and deportations (moreover, they weren't always intended to create nation-states; sometimes it was empires).
"Norm"? That's also suspect. What's the norm for ten years, may be very much abnormal for ten or twenty decades (though perhaps a norm again when we consider a larger time frame).
Anyway, that statement's not something that should go unquestioned or unchallenged.