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Vatican Teaching Hezbollah How To Kill Jews, Says Pamphlet For IDF Troops
Haaretz ^ | July 19, 2009 | By Ofri Ilani

Posted on 07/19/2009 9:00:50 AM PDT by Strategy

The Pope and the cardinals of the Vatican help organize tours of Auschwitz for Hezbollah members to teach them how to wipe out Jews, according to a booklet being distributed to Israel Defense Forces soldiers.

Officials encouraging the booklet's distribution include senior officers, such as Lt. Col. Tamir Shalom, the commander of the Nahshon Battalion of the Kfir Brigade.

(Excerpt) Read more at haaretz.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Government; Israel
KEYWORDS: antizionism; batboyjournalism; bravosierra; hezbollah; iran; islam; israel; vatican

1 posted on 07/19/2009 9:00:50 AM PDT by Strategy
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To: Strategy

Unacceptable. What are they thinking!?


2 posted on 07/19/2009 9:01:43 AM PDT by SolidWood (Sarah Palin: "Only dead fish go with the flow!")
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To: Strategy; SolidWood
"The story is narrated by a man named Avi, who says he changed his name from Ibrahim after he left Hezbollah and converted to Judaism."

Hezbollah mole.

Cheers!

3 posted on 07/19/2009 9:03:54 AM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: Strategy

Too many red flags. Sorry.


4 posted on 07/19/2009 9:06:36 AM PDT by Desdemona (True Christianity requires open hearts and open minds - not blind hatred.)
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To: Strategy
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The IDF Spokesman's Office said in a statement: "The book was received as a donation and distributed in good faith to the soldiers. After we were alerted to the sensitivity of its content, distribution was immediately halted."

5 posted on 07/19/2009 9:06:58 AM PDT by theFIRMbss
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To: Strategy

Does the IDF want us to bomb the Vatican or Iran first?


6 posted on 07/19/2009 9:07:25 AM PDT by ex-snook ("Above all things, truth beareth away the victory.")
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To: grey_whiskers
So? It's not Hezbullah that is distributing this rag among Israeli soldiers.

Officials encouraging the booklet's distribution include senior officers, such as Lt. Col. Tamir Shalom, the commander of the Nahshon Battalion of the Kfir Brigade.

The booklet was published by the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, in cooperation with the chief rabbi of Safed, Rabbi Shmuel Eliahu, and has been distributed for the past few months.

The guys who print and distribute it are responsible. Not some Arab dude used as "source".

The best defense the IDF could come up with is that they are too sloppy to check the material they distribute.

7 posted on 07/19/2009 9:07:26 AM PDT by SolidWood (Sarah Palin: "Only dead fish go with the flow!")
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To: SolidWood

Do you ACTUALLY believe this crapola?? Don’t be foolish! The VATICAN would NEVER do this! geesh....gullible people will believe anything that’s written without thinking about it!!


8 posted on 07/19/2009 9:08:38 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion....the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: theFIRMbss

The truth is, the Catholic Church saved countless thousands of Jews from Hitler’s death camps.
The truth is, many Priests, Nuns and other Catholics were killed for the “crime” of protecting the Jews.


9 posted on 07/19/2009 9:08:42 AM PDT by Kansas58
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To: Ann Archy
Hello? Helloooo? Ann!?

My outrage was directed towards those distributing these lies to Israeli soldiers!

Of course the CLAIM about the Vatican is BS!

Sheesh!!!

10 posted on 07/19/2009 9:11:19 AM PDT by SolidWood (Sarah Palin: "Only dead fish go with the flow!")
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To: Strategy

The pamphlet isn’t distributed by the IDF, even the article explains that. So if some fringe group makes a pamphlet, Ha’aretz needs to report it?


11 posted on 07/19/2009 9:12:52 AM PDT by Cinnamon Girl (G-d Bless President Bush. He kept us safe.)
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To: Strategy
The booklet was published by the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America

Sounds like a friend of Jack Chick Publications. sheesh.

12 posted on 07/19/2009 9:13:52 AM PDT by sockmonkey
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To: Strategy

Another attack on the Catholic Church.


13 posted on 07/19/2009 9:25:13 AM PDT by mom-7
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To: Strategy

Look deep into my eyes. Hear only my voice. Hezbollah is not your enemy. Christians are the enemy. These are not the droids you are looking for.


14 posted on 07/19/2009 9:33:43 AM PDT by marron
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To: ex-snook
Does the IDF want us to bomb the Vatican or Iran first?

I'm sure whichever they decide Obama will do what they say. After all, he's nothing but a puppet of Netanyahu. [/sarcasm]

15 posted on 07/19/2009 9:46:23 AM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (Be`ever haYarden be'Eretz Mo'av; ho'iyl Mosheh be'er 'et-haTorah hazo't le'mor.)
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To: sockmonkey; SJackson
The booklet was published by the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America

Sounds like a friend of Jack Chick Publications. sheesh.

They do exist. How representative they are of Orthodox Judaism I do not know. I have a hard time believing they approved the content. I'll wait to see if they issue a statement before believing any of this.

If the Church was conducting these tours to show the legitimacy of the Shoah to skeptical Muslims, then it's hard to believe that the Jewish people would concoct such a take on it.

16 posted on 07/19/2009 9:47:27 AM PDT by Carry_Okie (Grovelnator Schwarzenkaiser, fashionable fascism one charade at a time.)
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To: Strategy

The expression “teaching your grandmother to suck eggs” comes to mind.


17 posted on 07/19/2009 9:48:20 AM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: Strategy

Horse Hockey!


18 posted on 07/19/2009 9:56:40 AM PDT by SuziQ
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To: Strategy
Yeah. I'm sure the Vatican was really angry when the Chief Rabbi of Rome converted to Catholicism after WWII. That's why they are helping Hezbollah.
19 posted on 07/19/2009 10:30:33 AM PDT by It's me
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To: Strategy

I’m no big fan of Catholicism, but I don’t believe they’ve been out to massacre Jews wholesale for a LONG LONG time. The Vatican isn’t stupid — they know who their friends are — and who their enemies are.


20 posted on 07/19/2009 11:00:15 AM PDT by patriot preacher (To be a good American Citizen and a Christian IS NOT a contradiction. (www.mygration.blogspot.com))
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To: Cinnamon Girl

>>The pamphlet isn’t distributed by the IDF, even the article explains that. <<

Poo happens.
They found out about it and pulled them,per the article...

“The IDF Spokesman’s Office said in a statement: “The book was received as a donation and distributed in good faith to the soldiers. After we were alerted to the sensitivity of its content, distribution was immediately halted.”

This is a someone trying to stir the pot. It’s a non-story. I’m with you.


21 posted on 07/19/2009 12:31:00 PM PDT by netmilsmom (Psalm 109:8 - Let his days be few; and let another take his office)
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To: Strategy

SSSSh its really titled the “Secrets of the Celibate Elders”, but don’t tell anyone its a secret.


22 posted on 07/19/2009 1:36:17 PM PDT by junta (I am the son of Yacub, who for one welcomes my new overlord Obama.)
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To: Strategy
Rabbi Shmuel Eliahu, the son of former Sephardi chief rabbi Mordechai Eliahu, is known for his extremist views,...

This guy sounds like the kook out in Kansas that protests at funerals for soldiers.

23 posted on 07/19/2009 1:42:28 PM PDT by wmfights (If you want change support SenateConservatives.com)
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To: Strategy

I tried to read the full article, but my screen was taken over by a virus scanning software ad.


24 posted on 07/19/2009 2:04:04 PM PDT by Lauren BaRecall (I am only ONE of many real Jim Thompsons, yet I am ONE.)
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To: Strategy

I added the tag batboyjournalism to the story. It only seemed apt.


25 posted on 07/19/2009 2:18:38 PM PDT by Pride_of_the_Bluegrass
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To: SolidWood

Sorry...I took it the wrong way.


26 posted on 07/19/2009 2:32:47 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion....the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: patriot preacher
I don’t believe they’ve been out to massacre Jews wholesale for a LONG LONG time.

Care to elaborate on that?
27 posted on 07/19/2009 2:37:20 PM PDT by visualops (portraits.artlife.us or visit my freeper page)
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To: visualops

I don’t believe they’ve been out to massacre Jews wholesale for a LONG LONG time.

Care to elaborate on that?


I was referring to the historic examples of the Spanish Inquisition and the persecution of Jews during the plague years (1347-1354CE) in Medieval Western Europe. Of course, there was much animosity toward the Jews as both Orthodox Christians and Roman Catholics perceived them as to blame for the “murder of Jesus.” So, there were varying periods of persecution by Christians toward Jews in Early and Medieval European history.

European Catholics also persecuted Jews during the Crusades as they attempted to recapture the “Holy Land.” Their primary target was Muslims, but during the Crusades they didn’t discriminate much — they even sacked Constantinople on one Crusade — the capital of the Byzantine Empire and of (Christian) Eastern Orthodoxy!

Oh — HISTORIANS NOTE: THe Crusades didn’t happen in a vacuum. The Muslims had been killing Christians and taking their cities, and nations, for over 300 years. The Crusades began as aresponse to JIHAD. But their original purposes were compromised and degraded the longer they went on.


28 posted on 07/19/2009 4:31:16 PM PDT by patriot preacher (To be a good American Citizen and a Christian IS NOT a contradiction. (www.mygration.blogspot.com))
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To: patriot preacher
but I don’t believe they’ve been out to massacre Jews wholesale for a LONG LONG time.

That's mighty white of you, cretin.

29 posted on 07/19/2009 4:33:46 PM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro is a Kenyan communist)
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To: A.A. Cunningham

but I don’t believe they’ve been out to massacre Jews wholesale for a LONG LONG time.

That’s mighty white of you, cretin.


Mr. Cunningham, I will address you with respect, quite unlike you’ve addressed me. As I pointed out in my previous post (#28), which I encourage you to READ, I was speaking in terms of historic fact. That whole “Enlightenment” thing, along with the other massive changes of that era — the Renaissance, the Reformation, the “Scientific Revolution,” the “Little Ice Age,” the Black Plague — that kinda chilled the Roman Catholic Church out in a number of ways...

So, you see, Mr. Cunningham, I was speaking in the HISTORIC context. Your personal insults aside, if you’d like a good reading list to acquaint you with the historic facts to which I refer, please let me know.

Blessings,

Patriot Preacher

PS — Do you know the historic origins of the use of the term “cretin” as an insult? It’s quite fascinating....


30 posted on 07/19/2009 4:47:33 PM PDT by patriot preacher (To be a good American Citizen and a Christian IS NOT a contradiction. (www.mygration.blogspot.com))
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To: AdmSmith; Berosus; bigheadfred; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Fred Nerks; ...

Uh, no.


31 posted on 07/19/2009 6:40:16 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/__Since Jan 3, 2004__Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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To: Cinnamon Girl

It does seem the fringe group has a nice paying kosher certification racket going on though. For this stunt of defamation they should be kicked off the gravy train.


32 posted on 07/20/2009 7:19:16 AM PDT by junta (I am the son of Yacub, who for one welcomes my new overlord Obama.)
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To: Strategy; Admin Moderator; All
The statement has been disavowed by the Orthodox Union. See OU disavows pamphlet claiming Vatican-Hezbollah conspiracy

Admin mod: can you please modify the title to reflect that an update at post # ___. Tnx.

33 posted on 07/21/2009 12:13:52 PM PDT by markomalley (Extra Ecclesiam nulla salus)
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