|I feel that this call by Professor Paul Eidelberg should be read along with a number of other articles especially An Appeal to all Feiglinites which deal with the lessons learned over recent weeks. All of them relate to the terrible blow which has been struck against the Jewish cause by the surrender of Gaza to the enemy fascists – that surrender enacted by the dictatorial Government of Israel|
In this article Paul Eidelberg is calling for the setting up of a United Front of all those forces who opposed the Gaza suicidal surrender and also those who even at this late stage (after the event unfortunately) begin to question it as they see no signs of peace coming from the enemy. In fact they see the opposite.
What we are dealing with on the enemy side is a fascist Palestinian movement whose only aim is the destruction of Israel. This fascist movement is being backed now to the hilt by the utterly reactionary regime of George Bush.
First of all to deal with the true nature of the Palestinian Arab movement. Most people think that the PLO was set up to achieve a state for the “Palestinians” which was an on the spot manufactured name given to the Arabs who lived in Israel in the 1960s.
Recent research by the American website Emperors New Clothes (www.tenc.net)
has revealed that the aim of the PLO in its first national congress in 1964 was explicitely not to have a Palestinian State on the West Bank and on Gaza. It was to set up a Palestinian Arab state on Israel!
The Jews who lived in Israel, who had made Israel their Homeland were to be driven out and made the subject of another genocide. In the real world the Holocaust of the 40s in which the Arab Palestinian Haj Amin el Husseini played such a prominent part had never ended and in the eyes and minds of these Arab fascists this was their next big chance.
If anybody can show how they would set up their Arab state on top of Israel without the liquidation of Israel and the genocide of the Jews then I would be very interested in knowing how!
The infamous words of this infamous resolution 24 of that first PLO congress of 1964 is the following and deserves to be burned into the conscousness of every Jewish person living today.
Resolution 24 of 1964 states:
““Article 24: This Organization does not exercise any territorial sovereignty over the West Bank in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, on the Gaza Strip or in the Himmah Area.”--The 1964 charter is backed up at http://emperors-clothes.com/docs/plochart64.htm ”
This will be new to most people for when we turn to the search engines to enquire about the PLO or Fatah constitutions or covenants it is to that of 1968 we are directed. But by 1968 that resolution had been dropped because by that time the Arabs had lost the West Bank and Gaza in the 6-days war.
So the PLO was specifically set up to destroy Israel, not create a state to live alongside “in peace”. There is thus no difference between the Palestine Asuthority and Hamas.
To affirm this please follow this line of contemporary events as desribed in the same article by Emperors New Clothes. It is self-explanatory and affirms the very close interconnection between all of these so-called “political” forces such as that of Abbas’s PA, Hamas and the Americans cum British.
In it, Jared Israel, the editor of Emperors New Clothes begins by having a dig at those neo-Leftists who call the Palestinians a national liberation movement. This is certainly absurd. How could a movement, such as that led by Hamas and the PLO which insists that its area is Judenrein, be remotely connected with national liberation. It has all the signs of a fascist movement, a Jew-hating fascist movement:
“No Arab leader invited Jews to stay; none promised to protect them from attack. Quite the contrary, prior to the implementation of ‘disengagement,’ every Palestinian Arab faction attacked the plan to evict Jews from Gaza as inadequate and insincere. Not only did no Arab faction ask Jewish residents to stay in Gaza, but none denounced the continuing attempts to murder them. Palestinian Authority leaders sometimes suggested that these terrorist attacks should temporarily be halted lest they interfere with the planned evictions. But why would any terrorist group take such suggestions seriously when the Palestinian Authority-controlled mass media continued to incite Arabs to murder Jews and laud those who did it?
In June and July we had the absurd spectacle of the United States praising the Palestinian Authority (and the PA praising itself) for supposed efforts to halt terrorist attacks even as the attacks continued, with the full blessing of the media controlled by...the Palestinian Authority.
It was pure doubletalk. Case in point: on Saturday, June 18th, CNN reported that Mahmoud Abbas, alias Abu Mazen, President of the Palestinian Authority, held a joint press conference with US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. For months, Arab terrorists had been shooting at and launching rockets at Gaza Jews. For example:
“Earlier Saturday (i.e., the day of the press conference - JI) two Palestinian militants opened fire at Israeli troops guarding an Israeli settlement in Gaza, Israeli and Palestinian officials said. One militant was killed and another was wounded when the soldiers opened fire, Palestinian officials said.” -- CNN, June 18, 2005
And after the press conference ended:
“Shortly after Rice spoke, a blast was heard in Gaza. Palestinian militants said they had launched two rockets toward an Israeli settlement in southern Gaza.” -- CNN, June 19, 2005
Notice that in one case, the attack was directed at settlements, meaning the homes of Jewish civilians. In the other case, the Arabs tried to kill the troops protecting those Jewish civilians from murder. So, both attacks told Jews that their presence in Gaza was an offense punishable by death. How did Secretary Rice and Mahmoud Abbas react? Ms. Rice told the assembled reporters about her meetings with Arab officials and spoke of the need for a “peaceful withdrawal,” not mentioning that rockets were targeting Jews and that Arab terrorists were trying to kill soldiers protecting the Jews. These were non-events.As for Abbas, he was Orwellian:
“We discussed with Dr Rice the issue of the calm in general and the Palestinian factions’ commitment to this calm. We will continue to maintain the calm to reach a favorable result, whereby everybody will be committed so as to move to other steps after the withdrawal.” -- Transcript of June 18th press conference.
Notice that Abbas spoke of “continu[ing] to maintain calm,” calling the assembled world media’s attention to “the Palestinian factions’ commitment to this calm.” So, War is Peace; Murdering Jews is Calm.The world writes this off on the grounds that the attacks are supposedly the work of Hamas, which is supposedly the fringe of Arab politics. The idea is that supposed moderates, like Abbas, don’t dare to oppose Hamas terror, lest they isolate themselves. If this bizarre defense were accurate, it would mean that the Arab population in Gaza was so thoroughly indoctrinated to hate Jews that even with Israel about to pull all security forces out - and evict all Jewish residents - no Arab politician dared to say killing Jews is wrong, let alone welcome Jews as citizens in a future Arab state. And this despite the international political gain from making such statements, even if they were lies. So if it had been Hamas trying to kill Jewish residents and the troops protecting them, the Abbas-can’t-do-anything-lest-he-be-isolated argument would be absurd. However, it was not Hamas:
“Two Palestinian militant groups, the Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades and Islamic Jihad, claimed joint responsibility for the failed attack.”
And what is Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades? A terrorist group controlled by Fatah, which leads the PLO, and whose candidate in the Arab election was Abu Mazen, alias Mahmoud Abbas, now president of the Palestinian Authority. That is, the guy who spoke alongside Secretary Rice at the June 18th press conference.”
(end of quote from Jared Israel)
(I removed footnotes from this extract. For full article go to
From all of this it is clear that what we face is the destruction of Israel.
1. we have the fascist enemy led by the PLO and Hamas
2. we have America, Britain and the reactionary Quartet backing and covering for the fascist attacks
3. we have a section of Israeli leaders and society, a minority but with control of the media and a large section of the police and army, prepared to sell out to these fascists in the “hope” of peace.
4. we have the leadership of the country in the hands of Sharon, a man who people are wondering aloud now if he withdrew from Gaza to divert attention from the criminal action against him and his sons.
There is no political party which is not tainted by this. This applies above all to the Likud. Without the corupt politicians of the Likud Sharon could not have carried out the Gaza betrayal. Without Likud Hamas would not now be roaming Gaza with the only intention on their minds to kill Jews.
There was one precious moment when Sharon could have been stopped. This was when Sharon was defeated in the Likud referendum on ths specific issue of Gaza. When the vote was taken Sharon then stated that it meant nothing and proceeded to form a coalition with Labour and Peres. Likud should have immediately expelled Sharon from their party and campaigned in the country for a new election pointing out that Sharon was now organising a dictatorship and against the wishes of the electorate was adopting the policy of Labour.
Likud kept Sharon in their party and this provided the base for the dictatorship.
This is why, in my thinking, Likud is now the enemy and all hopes of resurrecting that party must be ended.
In opposition to an Israpundit reader who commented that a deal with a certain Likud leader to resurrect Likud was preferable I wrote in reply:
“It really does seem to me that the period of Likud is over. Do you not think that if you continue to sow illusions in this party then that is destructive. I feel they had one chance and they blew it. That was when Sharon thumbed his nose at the result of the Likud referendum on disengagement and Likud DID NOT EXPEL HIM. Politics is a harsh business. Sometimes a party is put on trial, as it were, in a matter of hours. THAT WAS THEIR TIME. They could do one thing and one thing only and they did not. I think from that moment history will deem them irrelevant."
I do agree very much with Paul Eidelberg on this. After Gaza it is kind of a defence operation to halt this Jew hating "Left" in its tracks. Please note the parenthesis there.
Posted by: felix quigley on August 26, 2005 06:22 AM”
So I really do believe that the call of Paul Eidelberg for the creation of an extra-parliamentary grouping is absolutely essential and so correct.
In my own experience there was a classic precedent for this and it was called a United Front. It was put forward by Leon Trotsky in the months leading up to the seizure of power by Hitler and the Nazis in 1933.
(Leon Trotsky towards the end of his life in Mexico became if not an active Zionist at least sympathetic to the Zionist cause, something which is not at all well-known.) I have written something on this issue of Trotsky which can be found on (http://www.irelandsupportsisrael.com/leon.html)
It is worth looking at that fateful 1933 situation in Germany and in fact it disturbs me to think of the similarities to the present. The main movers in the situation were 3 organisations with a mass following in the masses.
On the fascist side was the Nazis, opposing were 2 parties both with mass following and with an extensive and expensive apparatus machine.
The Nazis as we know were hungry for power to carry out their evil but they were a declining entity in 1933 and were eminently stoppable.
The other 2 parties who people looked to were unable to put it together and that was how Hitler in a situation of declining influence won power. The Stalinist Communist Party of Germany and the Comintern had a policy of social fascism and this meant that they would not unite with the Social Democratic Party because they were “fascists”.
Comically and absurdly the stalinists of the German Communist Party could not distinguish between the actual Nazis and the reformist social democrats. So they would not join forces. On the other hand the German Labourists were complacent in the face of the Nazis, they said basically, allow Hitler to take power, then in a short time people will see how horrible they are and will get rid of the Nazis.
The dictatorship of Hitler of course meant the smashing of both these organisations within months, their leaders in jail and the atomisation of German society.
Something similar is needed in Israel right at this moment, I emphasise without delay. The people to be stopped in this case by such an extra-parliamentary grouping are in this order, 1. Sharon and the Judaic-haters 2. Bush Blair and the Quintet and all aspects of the notorious Road Map 3. The fascists of the PLO and Hamas.
Note that in Trotsky’s eyes a United Front is not a Popular Front. It is not a pally arrangement between leaders or groups. It is the organising of forces which can stop the dictator in his tracks especiaslly in relation to the Road Map, to allow a discussion about leadership to take place, to give a platform to the young forces who fought against Sharon’s Stasi in Gaza, to allow a discussion to take place as to how the best of the Judaic traditions can be employed to develop a principled leadership in Israel.
This is why I support Paul Eidelberg’s call for a ‘United Front’ so much. Rather than resurrect Likud it is necessary to build an alternative. Rather than look for friends or sympathy from the media it is necessary to expose them completely to the extent that their sales dry up and an alternative truthful media is created. All in the army and police who were connected with the expulsion of Jews in Gaza must be put under severe scrutiny and their leaders kicked out of the IDF without any delay at all. There must be a far more militant and a revolutionary uncompromising approach to this issue. Talk of Israeli soldiers and police being “understanding” as they went about their brutal work must be ended. To do otherwise is to disarm ourselves when the next “expulsion” comes along. Everybody does have a choice!
I would point out to readers that I am speaking here as an Irishman and a non-Jew but as somebody who is committed to the Jewish Homeland, so effected have I been by Jewish history. I believe there are millions more like me to be won but first we have to create a revolutionary and principled Jewish leadership in Israel and in the Jewish Diaspora. In that way the residues of Stalinism and Social Democratic reformism in Israel can be defeated. To my mind they have done enough damage, from the attacks on the revisionists before the formation of the state, through Oslo and to the present desparate situation.