Why do most hate Jews?

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By Anil Machado…Hatred can be explained in many ways, but I often come across some people who hate Jews. Whenever I go on explaining them about Judaism, Israel and Zion, it just ends in an unconvincing rational argument.

When I look into the history of Israel and why they had been persecuted in last 2000 years the details are quite fascinating. I realize that most people, who hate Jews, don’t know why they do. Some might go to an extent of forwarding me some articles from Islamic websites or videos from YouTube, which shows atrocities of Israelis on Palestinians’.

Since my early days as Bible reading kid I was always having a soft corner for Israel and its people. The curiosity for Israel & Jews grew stronger as a teenager and I ventured into in-depth study about that land and its people. Searching for facts, discussing with Scholars, interviewing Rabbi’s and getting into a practical pursuit of the land. When I study about them I don’t find any reason to hate them.

Off course I always see that I don’t get influenced by some breaking news, media and false propaganda about Israel. However, a study is incomplete without getting the information from the oppositions and the haters too, but when I balance the real cause and explanation I still that the state of Israel has a right to survive and exist. Many would still continue to disagree with me, by some of their biased and unrealistic explanations.

Lets go through some  few points that I have found interesting about Israel, its relationship with west, its relationship with USA, Holocaust, Jewish hatred and everything that I could cover in a precise writing mode :

- “It requires faith,” says Wistrich, in an interview on his return from a whirlwind book tour across the United States. “Our presence in the land of Israel is providential, and cannot be explained by purely rational arguments. Whether we live up to that depends on us.”

What is Anti-Semitism?
Anti-Semitism is not an opinion, but rather a crime of passion; and, in the final analysis, the anti-Semite wants, consciously or unconsciously, to kill the Jew. This has been going on for almost 2500 years and the anti-Semitic mind is always for a reason to think that a Jew should be killed or to kill if given a chance. There has hardly been any direct cause of revenge, it’s just a state of obsession.

I wonder what kind of aggression, atrocity, and persecution the anti-Semitic faced in order to have such mental state to kill a Jew. Many have never focused on religion influence on Anti-Semitism. Before WW2 there was a huge influx of Anti-Semitism among the Christians, but after that and especially since 1948 there has been a shift towards Muslims. Only recently the prevalent Anti-Semitic feelings in US & Europe have revived again. Making Israel almost isolated in its fight against survival.

US – Israel relations at its brink
US is the strongest allies of Israel in the western world, but last few months we are witnessing a collapse in their relations. All thanks to President Obama and the liberals in the US politics.

1.    Israel during the Bush and Clinton Administrations – had landing rights in Turkey, and USA bases in the Middle East and more recently under George Bush, in Iraq. This was in case they were attacked by Iran or any other Arab country. Obama has withdrawn those landing rights. Israel now has nowhere to refuel in the Middle East.

2. Netanyahu was instructed to come to the white house for a meeting. He was brought in through a servant’s entrance – the only head of state ever in US history to be given that disgraceful treatment. He was not offered even a cup of tea – but was lectured to by Obama who told him that he is not permitted to attack Iran and that he has to withdraw all forces from the West bank and may not build any more settlements ( neighborhoods’) in East Jerusalem.

3. Israel found out that there were four terrorists meeting in Dubai. As they have done for the past 62 years, they informed the US of that and said that these terrorists had to be dealt with. Obama said under no circumstances. Israel decided to go ahead. They killed the one terrorist who showed up. However the CIA was sent there to film the entire event by Obama – and then a concerted PR campaign was waged by the White house to discredit Israel and what they did – this kind of action has taken place with US support for the past 62 years since they presumed to have common enemies.

4. Obama has refused to oppose Syria’s re arming of Hezbollah and Hamas – Israel now sits in imminent danger from the amounts of missiles that can be sent into her territory.

5. Israel will never tell the US again of its plans – since they cannot trust US.

6. Israel intends to attack Iran – there are over 30 installations of which 4 have underground bunkers that contain nuclear weapons. Israel cannot wait any longer. The US is no longer supporting Israel’s self defense.

7. When Lance Lambert gave the White House a full file on the 9.11 attack – his warnings and proof were laughed at.

8. Now Lance Lambert believes that the next attacks in the USA will be mass transportation – subways and malls – especially the largest malls where the most people can be killed – and that Vegas and wherever there are conventions of employees will be a huge target. USA is not prepared and are naïve in their lack thereof.

9. Once Israel attacks Iran, every Jew and Jewish institution will be at risk – temples, religious schools etc.

10. It is not fiction. It is fact.
What can be done?
It is essential that everyone who doesn’t know yet, now understands that the protection and survival of Israel is not on Obama’s list – and he is now taking ACTUAL steps to move all protections away – no more landing rights, negotiating with Iran and Syria, making nice to the Arab World in the face of allies of long-standing and he is no friend of the Jewish people and Israel.

Jews linked to the land
Today, people from Western countries often have not even the vaguest idea of the Jews’ link to this land. They tend to believe the kind of things that were given some credence even by President Obama in his Cairo speech, where he suggested that it was only the history of persecution, and particularly the Holocaust, that provided the source of Israel’s justification. But anyone really familiar with Judaism and the history of the Jews would know that the tripod that makes up the core of the Jewish people — Judaism, the land of Israel and the laws of the Torah — cannot be disconnected.

deny the truth
This is why anti-Zionists, and often anti-Semites, try so hard to separate them. A distorted information about the facts doesn’t make the truth diminish, maybe for the ears for some naïve people. But someone with clear understanding about the history of Israel cannot deny the truth.

The Sympathetic Arab westerners basically say that the Zionist movement and the people who came to settle in the Land of Israel are all alien invaders. This is an outright lie, of course, but it’s one that is widely believed by people today who have no interest in history and no respect for truth. It’s astonishing how often one reads complete dismissals of the historical connection of the Jews with Palestine. The Palestinians even deny that there was a First or a Second Temple. And they go even further in falsifying history, by claiming, for instance, that the Arabs of Palestine are descendants of the Canaanites, and therefore preceded the children of Israel in the conquest of Canaan as described in the Bible. Obviously, there’s no shred of evidence for any link whatsoever between the Canaanites and the Arabs of Palestine.

Jews were never welcomed in Europe or Middle east
The Jews were driven out of their land by the Romans; many tribes went to settle down in Middle east and most in Europe. The Jews were never welcomed in Europe or Middle east peacefully as compared to the invasions of the Islamic fighters over Europe, Africa, Middle East & Asia. No one speaks about the atrocities met by the Islamic fighters who plundered one city after another in the name of the religion. Still there is no hatred for them as compared to hatred meted upon the Jews. In Europe the Jews were subjected only to the ghettos, it was only in the ghettos that they could find a living. Whenever the European kings & Queens or at the instructions of the Vatican the persecution of the Jews was fast tracked.

It was Jews who killed Lord Jesus
Their killings were never justified but always given a name of hatred or they were killed in the name of religion. Many Christians those days were driven against the Jews by the Church, and the reason “ It was Jews who killed Lord Jesus”, come on please can somebody tell me is this the basis of Christianity. Even Lord Jesus would never allow such a horrendous crime in the name of faith. During the early 17th Century Jews started to expand almost all over Europe because they were always migrating population under the fear of continuous persecution. This was the time when the Jews flourished in trade, medicine, science, technology and even some of them gaining good positions in societies, politics & governments.

Have the Jews invaded nations in past 2000 years, or have they spread bloodshed, or what on earth have they done to the world to be hated so much. Maybe its the success of most of the Jews which makes the other people jealous and thus resulting hatred.

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10 Comments to “Why do most hate Jews?”

  1. hammad says:

    my friend you seems to be confused. israel is not a complete country because it spread like a water in mid east, in lebanon,syria, palestine. and theres u.n order for israel to get rid of arab land since 1967 but they keep themself as dumb, we arab or muslim have offer a lot for reccognition of israel, get rid of arab land and have proper border and we will reccognise israel, remember israel problem did not started with islam, 2500 years ago there was no islamic teachings, but is jews themself who keep in this situation by beliving they are only choosen people, remember hitler was not a muslim, we arab are educated this days we are not like those years but steel americans and european are being made fulls by jews, so to tell you that there was no hammas or hisbulla in mid east if there was no israel occupation in arab land or even al kaida, jews use bible as reason for occupation while they denied jesus and follow moses torrah untill today, ask yourself why vatican and not israel as bible headquarter, we arab do not hate jews or jealous of them only problem is occupation obama was going to make it right but you american stoped him by bringing again republicans whom depend a lot from jews money so theres no piece untill you wake up.

  2. Ruti says:

    People hate the Jews because they are satanically inspired to do so. It isn’t purely a mental or emotional thing, it’s primarily spiritual. The Jewish people still have covenant and furthermore they have a future written down in the word. They are a trouble to the devil and consequently he wants to trouble them. Despite the mass murders preceding the Exodus and the re-birth of Israel as a physical nation, the Jewish people are once again miraculously back in their land. The Jewish people have a huge part to play in God’s plans both now and for the future, as detailed in both the Jewish and Christian scriptures.

    Christianity was initially created by Jews and is based heavily on Judaism. Any ‘christian’ who is anti semitic or wants to boycott Israel, would have to stop using such words as Amen, Hallelujah, Messiah etc. They would need to boycott all Jewish inspired/written books (i.e. the whole of the bible), festivals such as Pentecost and they also would have to say goodbye to salvation (as this also is biblically from/of the Jews). Lastly, they would need to boycott Jesus Christ/ Yeshua as He was decidedly Jewish and in addition to this Father God and the Holy Spirit (on the basis of their oneness).

    Seriously, any Christian with a shred of ill feeling towards Israel or the Jewish people needs to repent and get in touch with God’s heart.

  3. Moya says:

    Absolutely agree with Ruti.
    It all started in the Garden of Eden and will end in Revelation with more prophecies being fulfilled as they slowly unfold. This evil is perpetrated by satan who is God’s arch enemy and ours too who are His elected seed. We know about the 2 vines; false and true etc.

    Let us not fall into the trap of satan but stand with Israel and support her with our daily prayers and in any way we can.

  4. peter says:

    I also agree with Ruti.
    When you look at the account of the Bible, the current scenario was prophesied to happen. whereby all the nations will turn against Israel. This was said that it will mark the end of world in which God Himself will put down Israel’s enemies. When you see any of this signs, repent and prepare the way for the coming of Jesus.

  5. Rachel says:

    I have always been fascinated with the Jews. It all began in Catholicism Catechism when I learned that “God had chosen the Jews”, that they were “the chosen people”.

    What I wanted to know is why. What was so special about this small group of people that elicited God’s favor, — in essence, ensuing that God rejected almost the entire world for them, — that is, rejecting most of “his children”.

    The other question that I had, and which never was satisfactorily answered as well, was: “What did Jesus have to do with the God of the Old Testament, as the New Testament was essentially a book that had been written for a totally NEW RELIGION, — with totally divergent tenets and a very different, if also, not a diametrically opposite religious philosophy as espoused in the Old Testament?”
    I could easily envision the apostles and the followers of this new and young religion – Christianity- wishing to spread it, by gathering new adherents from a population, which already possessed a very developed and established religion, through the process of appealing to the followers of Judaism, with tenuous references to Judaism itself, and in so doing, eliciting acceptance as well as going some way in preventing, as much as possible, persecution from Judaism’s Religious Authorities.
    As I did not see the vengeful God of Judaism having anything in common with the God of the Christians in the person of Jesus and his teachings.

    And then, there was the question that really did fascinate me. Why would a spiritual being, — namely God — concern itself/himself/herself with the physical? And by extension, why would “the promise land” promised to the Jews be a piece of land on this earth anywhere?!! If we agree that God is a spiritual entity, then we also have to agree that there is a problem with the fact that God would concern itself with physical matters and that it would be totally nonspiritual to tell any person or group of persons that the promise land would be situated on this earth.

    There is something wrong with this whole story. These are some of the possibilities I have thought of: (I am sure that there are many more that have not occurred to me)

    1) Either the God of the Jews, the God of Christians and the God of Islam are each Demi-Gods (the fallen angels), who have been battling, by proxy (using their mislead human adherents), one another, for supremacy (each of these Demi-God would have human representatives on Earth, at every time, to mislead and influence humans into fighting one another) , and who, at one time, had been the fallen angels who had challenged God (the real God), and who, utilizing God’s spark or “God’s Stuff”, created this world and the humans in it (this would explain why every human is claimed by the Catholic Church to be burdened with the Original Sin), and as defective as they were, bastardized the creation and made it as imperfect as it is (this would explain all the problems/shortcomings of this world/plane/reality).

    2) Or, the Jewish Prophets or leading adherents had mistakenly interpreted God’s Guidance to say that the promise land was on this earth, rather than in some other plane or afterlife. But this would not explain why the God of the Old Testament was so violent, vindictive, and generally tempestuous. In this case, the Jewish people had been deceived by one of the fallen ones, who had appealed to their attachment to the physical and their fear for their safety.

    3) Or Jesus, the real representative of the God — the Utmost Deity who had felt great compassion for humanity, had come to this earth/plane to save humans from “their creator” by enabling/teaching humanity to rise to the plane/heaven/reality of the Real God.

    In any case, the narratives that we have been told do not coordinate well with reason and with one another. The hatred for the Jews may very well have to do with some hidden knowledge, of which we shall be fully appraised at the time of Revelation (Why have Revelation, if everything we know to be true today is actually so)

  6. Kees de Vreugd says:

    Dear Rachel, thank you for your comment. It might be that the narrative that we have been told has its own internal logic, or reason, which we fail to see if we misunderstand some of its pivotal elements. I wonder if the sort of gnostic alternative you are considering, will stand to reason either.
    However, to clear up some misunderstandings, first of all, the election of the Jews does not imply the rejection of the other nations. The opposite is true. Election is election for a purpose, or a task, the task of being a witness to the One God before the nations. God calls Israel his firstborn son (Ex. 4:22), but not his only son! In fact, through Israel, He is reaching out to the nations, to engage each and everyone of them in a relationship with Him.
    Second, if God – the “Utmost Deity” – is the Creator of heaven and earth, as the Bible states, this shows that He has an interest in creating the earth. Furthermore, He is the owner of His creation, and has the right to decide for what purpose to use it, for instance, to whom to give a certain piece of land. (He did so not just with the people of Israel, but with other peoples as well, as the prophet Amos says.)
    Third, there is no opposition between the Old and the New Testaments. Jesus was born and lived as a Jew; and He understood His ministry to Israel in terms of the Old Testament, or better: the covenant of God with Israel. And so did the apostles. They experienced their mission to the nations of the world as fulfilment of the election of Israel to be a light to the nations.
    The challenge to us, as gentile Christians for the most part, is, to understand and acknowledge God’s lovingkindness in His creation of the world and mankind, His election of Israel, and His mission to the world in and through Jesus.

  7. Rodrigo says:

    Rational people do not hate jews. Rational people hate genocides.
    The world rallied against Hitler because he was exterminating people.
    The same world resents the prime minister of Israel because of the same reason.

    The jews may feel linked to the land they are currently occupying because of their holy books, but the truth is jews have less than 3 generations living there. Jews started migrating into Palestina from the rest of the world since 1930.
    They did not arrive to an unpopulated land. People were already living there. The israeli government did not care about them, why should them? Those people are not the chosen ones. They must deserve a wall that violates every international court rule. They must deserve to be constantly bombarded.

    It does not matter that 4000 years ago other jews walked some desert over there. Lives are more important than misguided beliefs. Four days ago, Israel bombed a rehabilitation center in Gaza. Was that part of God’s plan too?

    If you think that people that are against the atrocities that Israel does are being deceived by Satan, while launching missiles into children is part of God’s plan, you should carefully revaluate your set of beliefs.

  8. Kees de Vreugd says:

    Dear Rodrigo, When it comes to Israel, rationality seems to evade from modern minds, let alone historical knowledge. Let’s first consider the historical facts. In the 2nd century CE, the Romans expelled the Jews from Jerusalem. In other parts of the country, however, there continued to be a Jewish presence until today. By the 3rd century, Jews started returning to Jerusalem. Despite the Persian (7th cent.), Arab (8th cent.) and Christian (Crusades) invasions, and persecutions (mainly by Christians), Jews have continued to live in Jerusalem and the rest of Israel from the Middle Ages up til today (with just a short interruption from 1948 to 1967 in the Old City of Jerusalem, as the Arab Legion expelled the Jews from the Old City and destroyed the Jewish Quarter that had been there since 1267). Over the centuries, Jews have returned to their ancient homeland. Massive remigration started already in the 1700’s, took national and political shape in the 19th century, and led to the establishment of the state of Israel in 1948 (with the express recognition of the other peoples living in the land at the time). The historical connection of the Jews to the land was recognized in 1920 by the Nations League, and reaffirmed by the United Nations. Thus, the “occupation” of the land is based on international law.
    In the second place, denouncing the present actions of the Israeli government against Palestinian terrorism as ‘genocide’ is a gross misrepresentation of the facts, and the comparison with Hitler is disgusting. If you think that a state should allow its civil life to be continually disrupted by the neighbours, than you should carefully revaluate your set of moral standards.

  9. Dan says:

    Dear Kees de Vreugd, Finally someone acknowledges the historical presence of the Jews in Israel. People have been content to listen to the faux history that has been created of Jews not existing in Israel in the past and that it has been a recent phenomenon. I can only accredit this to society’s lack of respect for the study of history. As a historian, even though history is filled with bias and manipulations, I believe that there is always a way to discover the truth. People will make blanket statements and compare Israel to the Nazis simply as a new, socially acceptable way of releasing their anti-semitic sentiments in a “westernized” way. Israel and the Jews must be accredited as part of the foundations of western society. Without the laws of ancient Israel, the universal moral codes of conduct which are prevalent in Christianity, Judaism, and Islam would cease to exist. In fact, most non-religious law is founded on these same principles. Judaism revolutionized human perception of the world around them. Historically speaking, I believe that anti-semitism is rooted in the perception of Jews as being more successful than others. Judaism preaches that working hard and honestly is the ultimate key to enjoying a prosperous life. The Jewish people as a whole have adhered to this principle and in many cases have used this moral work ethic to achieve prosperity as a group. This is where the association of prosperity with Judaism comes from. In the middle ages, many Jews worked as craftsmen. They weren’t wealthy but did achieve a level of financial comfort that many of their non jewish neighbors had trouble achieving. This led to jealousy which ultimately led to persecution and being stripped of their assets. It’s not only the Jews. When a group of people becomes prosperous, others get antsy and jealous. Sadly it is human nature. Family values and constant persecution have forced Jews into tightly knit communities which function as a group to achieve prosperity perpetuating the cycle of hatred and jealousy. That’s my take on this issue.

  10. Isaac says:

    its true that every human kind deserves the right to survive and exist wiether its a jew, an arab or an christian but it doesnt mean they have to survive on the cost of other people’s life and lands , united kingdoms have promised them a place where they can make their holy israel but that doesnt mean they have to occupy the lands of palestine and claim they are their own , before they came to these lands there was already people alive in it! they just came to these lands and occupied them with the help of the usa and united kingdom. i dont think there is any type of fair or jealousy in that . they have a reason to hate israel and its the lose of lives and lands , take a look at the war now between israel and gaza these stupid IDF and Hamas are killing people who has nothing to do with it! you want a war? go do it somewhere else not on the cost of innocent citizens . families die from both sides each time they strike at each other . the situation is going worse day by day im not sure it will be kept like that , why dont they just divide the lands and make 2 states one for israel and one for palestine?

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