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Berlin Jewish Museum event calls for Israel boycott
Jpost.com ^ | 9/15/12 | BENJAMIN WEINTHAL,

Posted on 09/16/2012 3:07:03 PM PDT by Nachum

Jewish institution hosts Judith Butler, who renews support of BDS movement; 700-strong audience cheers boycott call.

BERLIN - The internationally renowned Jewish Museum in Berlin hosted a podium discussion on Saturday with US academic Judith Butler, who renewed her calls to boycott Israel. It appears to be the first anti-Israel event held in the Jewish museum since its opening in 2001 with the aim of exhibiting the 2,000- year history of Germany’s Jews. At least 700 people attended the event.

The German taxpayer-funded museum’s decision to showcase a speaker in the capital city, which during the Nazi period served as the launching pad for a boycott movement against German-Jewish businesses, has raised eyebrows about the management’s direction of the museum.

n an email to The Jerusalem Post on Saturday, Professor Gerald Steinberg, who heads the Jerusalem-based NGO Monitor, termed the cultural institution the “Berlin anti-Jewish Museum.”

Butler, a professor in the rhetoric and comparative literature departments at the University of California, Berkeley, told a sold out audience in the courtyard of the museum that she accepts a “version of a boycott” against Israel, and stressed that the Boycott, Sanctions, and Divestment (BDS) movement is “non-violent resistance” against Israel. She claimed that “1,000 Jewish groups” agree with her.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: berlin; boycott; jewish; museum
The Berlin 'anti-Jewish' museum
1 posted on 09/16/2012 3:07:14 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

Whose side are they on?


2 posted on 09/16/2012 3:12:53 PM PDT by Uncle Meat
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To: Nachum

“Never Again’’ is happening again.


3 posted on 09/16/2012 3:13:00 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: Nachum

Juden! Wehrt Euch! Kauft nicht bei Israel!


4 posted on 09/16/2012 3:15:13 PM PDT by RichInOC ("In the name of Allah, The Inexorable, The Irresistible...")
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To: Uncle Meat

All liberals are insane, but liberals who are Jews are straight-jacket material.


5 posted on 09/16/2012 3:20:39 PM PDT by Mrs.Z
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To: Nachum

Heartbreaking that they would let the anti-semitic hard-left get any voice in this museum :-(


6 posted on 09/16/2012 3:21:15 PM PDT by Tamzee (The U.S. re-electing Obama would be like the Titanic backing up and ramming the iceberg again.)
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To: Nachum

BUNCH OF KAPO’S!


7 posted on 09/16/2012 3:28:50 PM PDT by crazydad (-` sd)
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To: Nachum
This museum is hosting a antisemitic BDS event right after Muslims stormed the German embassy along with several of ours?

There is no reason for Muslim terrorists to stop their terror because it does work so well for them.

8 posted on 09/16/2012 3:29:45 PM PDT by Stepan12
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To: Nachum
Judith Butler in 2006:

“Understanding Hamas/Hezbollah as social movements that are progressive, that are on the Left, that are part of a global Left, is extremely important.”

She gets part of that right.

The Left is the world's primary source of Jew hatred, terrorism, and the suppression of individual liberties.

Yet, Jews in every democratic nation march to the polls and vote for the Left in overwhelming numbers.

In Florida, American Jews will give Barack Obama at least 65% of their vote...and quite possibly 4 more years in the White House.

Insane, completely insane.

9 posted on 09/16/2012 3:36:08 PM PDT by zeestephen
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To: Nachum

Self loathing Jews. We got a lot of those types in this country as well.


10 posted on 09/16/2012 3:36:08 PM PDT by Flavious_Maximus
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To: Nachum
Dr. Judith Butler Professor of Rhetoric and Comparative Literature University of California, Berkeley
11 posted on 09/16/2012 3:46:42 PM PDT by zeestephen
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To: Nachum

If they don’t care, why should I?


12 posted on 09/16/2012 3:47:11 PM PDT by PAR35
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To: Nachum

http://thimbleofmilkymoon.files.wordpress.com/2011/06/butler2.jpg

Judith Butler (born February 24, 1956) is an American post-structuralist philosopher, who has contributed to the fields of feminist philosophy, queer theory, political philosophy, and ethics. She is a professor in the Rhetoric and Comparative Literature departments at the University of California, Berkeley.

Butler currently lives with her partner, the political scientist Wendy Brown. Butler identifies as an anti-Zionist Jew and is a critic of Israeli politics.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Judith_Butler


13 posted on 09/16/2012 3:48:17 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: kcvl

14 posted on 09/16/2012 3:51:49 PM PDT by Bratch
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To: Nachum

I hear they have a pretty good Funktionshäftling exhibition.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Oberkapo_-_Armbinde.jpg


15 posted on 09/16/2012 3:59:37 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (Where would Christianity be if the early believers put their hopes and trust in the Roman empire?)
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To: kcvl

More on Judith Butler...

The Case of Judith Butler: The Anti-Semitism that Defines Today’s Western Left

http://pjmedia.com/ronradosh/2012/09/10/the-case-of-judith-butler-the-anti-semitism-that-defines-todays-western-left/

Judith Butler at Occupy Wall Street

http://www.salon.com/2011/10/24/judith_butler_at_occupy_wall_street/

November 05, 2008
Uncritical Exuberance? Judith Butler’s take on Obama

“we finally have one of us in the White House”

http://angrywhitekid.blogs.com/weblog/2008/11/uncritical-exuberance-judith-butlers-take-on-obama.html


16 posted on 09/16/2012 4:00:03 PM PDT by Nachum (The List was hacked- www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

The whole world is upside down

“Never again” has become “Play it again, Sam” for leftists


17 posted on 09/16/2012 4:02:31 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Nachum

So in other words she’s a Communist first.


18 posted on 09/16/2012 4:04:56 PM PDT by Windcatcher (Obama is a COMMUNIST and the MSM is his armband-wearing propaganda machine.)
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To: kcvl
Butler currently lives with her partner, the political scientist Wendy Brown. Butler identifies as an anti-Zionist Jew and is a critic of Israeli politics.

It's understandable why she's a self-hating Jew. She was probably raised at least somewhat traditionally Jewish, and when she decided she was a lesbian, she had all sorts of problems dealing with that, and probably felt deep down that she was doing wrong. So rather than learning to live with her personal choices, she needed to place the blame for her personal, emotional pain, which she blamed on her Jewish heritage. So what better way to "get even with that which causes her pain" than to try to destroy the Jewish homeland, and side with the people who want to exterminate the Jews.

Mark

19 posted on 09/16/2012 4:05:42 PM PDT by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: Nachum

The Nazis could not have run the Holocaust as efficiently as they did without the assistance of anti-Semitic Jews.


20 posted on 09/16/2012 4:09:39 PM PDT by fso301
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To: Nachum

The left wing is a suicide cult. Especially for Jews.


21 posted on 09/16/2012 4:18:21 PM PDT by Salman
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To: RichInOC

Yeah, then there was “die Juden sind euer Verderben!” Time was, 1920’s liberal Berlin was the only place in Germany where Jews felt welcome. “Cabaret”, anyone?

Anyway, how ironic that self-haters are now teaming up with same-old same-old German hatred for Jews.

Check out “LATMA TV” on youtube. Worth it.


22 posted on 09/16/2012 4:36:44 PM PDT by elcid1970 ("Free speech is more important than Islam.")
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To: Nachum

The Germans should beware an academic from Berkeley. This woman is a leftist weasel.


23 posted on 09/16/2012 4:39:53 PM PDT by popdonnelly (The first priority is get Obama out of the White House.)
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To: zeestephen

Really? I thought Hamas and Hezbollah were a bunch of cutthroats. I don’t see how calling them progressives and of the left is helpful. I can’t stand those people, either. I think they’re ignorant and generally naive.


24 posted on 09/16/2012 4:42:06 PM PDT by popdonnelly (The first priority is get Obama out of the White House.)
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Are you sure that is a picture of a female?


25 posted on 09/16/2012 4:43:36 PM PDT by Moose47 (Cooper's photo)
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To: Moose47

That’s about normal for the “butch” ones. I’ve had to spend a few years in such company. And yes, it’s even worse when you have to listen to them.


26 posted on 09/16/2012 4:47:58 PM PDT by Windcatcher (Obama is a COMMUNIST and the MSM is his armband-wearing propaganda machine.)
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To: Bratch
This is a female? It looks exactly like a fellow a worked with at my last office. Once again libs prove you can't parody them they manage a level of self parodization impossible to top. If it is ugly, weird, bizarre, twisted, vicious, feckless, unsound, squalid, rotten or perverted you can be sure the libs will be there first defending, excusing or cheering it on. I would like to see what either Hamas or Hezbollah would do with this thing if it weren't useful to them anymore. Probably the treatment according Stevens in Libya would just be a warm up.
27 posted on 09/16/2012 4:50:57 PM PDT by robowombat
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To: RichInOC

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Israel’s_Department_Store

“”Germans! Defend yourselves! Don’t buy from Jews.” (”Deutsche! Wehrt Euch! Kauft nicht bei Juden!” ...


28 posted on 09/16/2012 5:01:55 PM PDT by GOPJ (first they came for those clinging to their guns and religion, and I did not speak out....)
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To: Nachum

This would be the “people who say they are Jewish but actually are not practicing Jews of any congregation”. These should be known as JINOs. There were very many of them who could be found assisting the National Socialist German Workers Party, who later treated them so well they invited them for permanent camps in the countryside (along with Poles, Russians, gypsies, Catholics, Lutherans, Coptics..anyone who defied the new State).

Appalling these people advocate to boycott Israel. Because without Israel there IS no homeland for Jews in the world, period. For JINOs this is not a problem— because they only trot out their “religion” when they are “offended” by orthodoxy, and of course everything they identify as “Zionism”.


29 posted on 09/16/2012 5:11:48 PM PDT by John S Mosby (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: Moose47

“Are you sure that is a picture of a female?”

?, I’m pretty sure it’s a boy named Judas from the picture.


30 posted on 09/16/2012 5:24:39 PM PDT by A Strict Constructionist (We're an Oligrachy...Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God. Thomas Jefferson)
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31 posted on 09/17/2012 5:18:57 PM PDT by SJackson (none of this suggests there are hostile feelings for the US in Egypt, Victoria Nuland, State Dept)
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