Skip to comments.Moscow protest against Palestinian statehood draws nationalists (In support of Israel)
Posted on 09/22/2011 10:16:27 AM PDT by kronos77
by Alina Lobzina at 22/09/2011 17:57
Russian nationalists joined Moscows Jewish community for a protest against Palestinian calls for UN membership, which is to be submitted on Friday.
Russian right wing campaigners believe that the future of Israel is crucial for their country, which is also part of the European civilization, although not very well integrated, according to Ilya Lazarenko, co-chairman at movement National-Democratic Alliance.
The main aim of yesterdays rally staged by Jewish youth movement Shahar was to raise their voices against the creation of a Palestinian state without considering Israeli interests.
Although the vast majority at the rally was represented Moscows Jewish community, organizers believe they managed to draw a wider audience at their protest.
God loves Israel and so do we, three middle aged women waving Israeli flags said. They were members of protestant church Derevo Zhizni (Tree of life).
I would suggest that a third of the whole assembly today were not Jewish, Alexander Kargin, head of Shahars Russian branch, told the Moscow News. Here are also some people from Christian organizations, and even representative from the society of Azerbaijan-Israel friendship society, he said. Everythings quite diverse here.
And as for the addition of nationalists, it is not going to exert any negative influence on their movement, organizers of the rally believe.
Their position on Israel allows us to collaborate with them. Im not aware of any statements they have made that would damage our reputation, Roman Kaidin, one of the protest organisers, told the Moscow News.
Missiles wont pave the way for a state was one of the slogans a crowd of some 150 people brandished at yesterdays rally in central Moscow.
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National-Democratic Alliance supporting Israel? I guess the policy of Aryeh Eldad (MK from National Union) to reach out to European Nationalists is working.
Must be Evangelical Christians...no way Russian Orthodox would agree with this.
If youd like to be on or off, please FR mail me.
Right-wing Nationalists in Russia ARE Orthodox.
And they are Russian far-right.
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Is Aryeh Eldad the son of Yisrael Eldad (ne Scheib) of Lechi (a/k/a the “Stern Gang”)?
Doctor/General Aryeh Eldad is the son of Yisrael Eldad.