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Eli Wiesel:

Another irredeemable Zionist liar

By Khalid Amayreh

PIC, Al-Jazeerah,, April 19, 2010

Last week, I wrote about Ed Koch, the former New York Mayor, a notorious Zionist supremacist who thinks that Israel should be able to carry out genocide in Palestine without receiving criticism from the rest of humanity.
Today, we are affronted with  another Zionist supremacist who is no less repulsive. He is  Eli Wiesl, who in many ways epitomizes the  depravity and brutal ugliness of the Zionist mindset.
For many Americans Wiesel is a great intellectual, a Nobel Laureate, a moralist and  great fighter for justice and human decency. However, for millions of other human beings around the world, Wiesel is a fanatical racist figure and irredeemable liar who always places his tribal Jewish-Zionist loyalties above universal human values.
This is the man  who was quoted on numerous occasions as saying that he couldn’t bring himself to criticizing Israeli crimes against the Palestinians and other peoples of the Middle East . Well, if he couldn’t bring himself to criticizing Israeli crimes, then he by no means deserves the epithets of moralism, intellectualism and rectitude which the Zionist propaganda machine keeps bestowing on him.
For years, Wiesel has been a willing slave of  Israeli apartheid and criminality. In fact, not only did  the author of “Night” look the other way when the Nazi-like Israeli army murdered and maimed thousands of Palestinian and Lebanese  civilians, including numerous children, and destroyed civilian homes, occasionally right on top of dwellers, but he also sought rather  doggedly to defend Israel’s pornographic crimes.
 He would  invoke the sacrosanct holocaust mantra to defend  Israel’s evil crimes as if the perpetration of one holocaust justified the perpetration of another  against a people who had nothing to do with the events of the Second World War.
But pornographic crimes, such as last year’s genocidal atrocities in the Gaza Strip, require at least equally pornographic lies to whitewash them or at least mitigate their brutal ugliness.   Needless to say, this task was left for people like Wiesel to carry out which he has been trying to do.
In a full-page add published in the Jewish-Zionist newspaper, the Washington Post, Wiesel regurgitated  another dose of lies about Palestinian plight. He criticized what he called American “political pressure” on Israel , saying that such a pressure wouldn’t  produce a solution to the issue of Jerusalem .
Then what would produce a solution to the issue? Allowing the mad dogs of  Zionism to expel the Arabs, the true natives of the city, to the Arabian desert ? Or perhaps accelerating and completing the process of ethnic cleansing now under way in Jerusalem ? Or, maybe, the destruction of Islamic and Christian holy places in the city to make it goy-free?
“For me, the Jew that I am, Jerusalem is above politics. It is mentioned more than six hundred times in Scriptures and not a single time in the Koran.”
Well, first of all, a liar has no right to even allude to the scriptures which teach “thou shall not lie.”
Second, it is not true that Jerusalem is not mentioned in the Quran. In fact, Jerusalem was the first Qibla (direction of prayer) for Muslims. Moreover, there is an entire –and large-  Quranic chapter called “Suratul Israa” which deals with the prophesized  corruption by the  Children of Israel.*
The following are the first few verses of the Suratul Israa, Chapter XVII of the Holy Qur'an:
“1. Glory to ((Allah)) Who did take His servant for a Journey by night from the Sacred Mosque to the Aqsa Mosque (in Jerusalem), whose precincts We did bless,- in order that We might show him some of Our Signs: for He is the One Who hears and sees (all things).

2. We gave Moussa (Moses) the Book, and made it a Guide to the Children of Israel, (commanding): "Take not other than Me as Disposer of (your) affairs."

3. O ye that are sprung from those whom We carried (in the Ark ) with Noah! Verily he was a devotee most grateful.

4. And We decreed to the Children of Israel in the Book, that twice would they do mischief on the earth and ascend exceedingly high.

5. When the first time (of your corruption and ascent) came to pass, We sent against you Our servants with great might. They went through (your) habitations, and the first time (of your corruption and ascent) was fulfilled.

6. Then We granted you the return against them, and We provided you with monies and sons, and made you the more capable of (military) build up.

7. If you did well, you did well for yourselves; if you did evil, (you did it) against yourselves. So, when the second of the time (of your corruption and ascent) came to pass, they (Our servants) would disfigure your faces, and enter the Mosque (the Temple) as they had entered it in the first time, and to visit with destruction all that their feet stepped on.

8. Your Lord may (yet) show Mercy unto you; but if ye revert (to corruption), We shall revert (to punishment). And we have made Hell a prison for the unbelievers.

9. Verily this Qur'an guides to that which is most right, and gives the Glad Tidings to the believers, who do good deeds, that they shall have a great reward. “
Beside, the number of times a place is mentioned in any scripture, doesn’t necessarily mean much in real terms. For example, the City of Mecca is only mentioned a few times in the Quran, but this in no way diminishes its pivotal importance to the Islamic faith.
In the ad, Wiesel the irredeemable liar claims that “ Jews, Christians, and Muslims are able to build their homes anywhere in Jerusalem and that only under Israeli sovereignty has freedom of worship for all religions been assured in the city.”

Well, does Wiesel think he is addressing a totally ignorant people in America , people who have no idea what difference there is between truth and falsehood? Are Americans really a totally ignorant people when it comes to Israel? Are they willing consumers of Zionist lies and propaganda?

I am asking these questions because the utter mendacity of Wiesel’s claim is crying out to the seventh heaven.

Lying is the fornication of the tongue, of which Wiesel and other fanatical Zionist apologists excel especially when addressing a western audience. This is why, he seemingly feels no shame going to any extent in disregarding the most axiomatic  facts about  even the most fundamental aspects of the Palestinian plight.

Asking “Is there a solution,” Wiesel answers rather smidely “There must be, there will be.”
However, in explaining his  deformed perception of that “solution,” which actually amounts to a total liquidation of Palestinian rights, the Nazi-minded Wiesel (Nazi minded because he pays no attention to the issue of justice when it comes to non-Jews),  he demands rather deceptively  that Israel be given sufficient time to complete and perfect the theft of Arab land and property.

“Why tackle the most complex and sensitive problem prematurely? Why not first take steps which will allow the Israeli and Palestinian communities to find ways to live together in an atmosphere of security. Why not leave the most difficult, the most sensitive issue, for such a time.”

You see the deceitful, morbid discourse of this man who calls himself a “moralist.”! He would like to see the international community, principally to give the Judeo-Nazi regime in Israel more time to effect more ethnic cleansing until the criminal entity reaches a stage at which there will be nothing left to talk about. That would signal the liquidation of the Palestinian cause.

I Wonder why some people in the West still object when Zionists are called “the Nazis of our time.”

Editorial Notes:

 * The above translation of the meanings of Verses 1-9 of Chapter XVII of the Holy Qur'an is the responsibility of the Editor of Al-Jazeerah, it's slightly different from the translation chosen by the author. 

Baitul Maqdes, or Al-Quds, or Jerusalem was also mentioned in the Holy Qur'an another time as the first Qibla (direction of prayer). For about seventeen months, Muslims faced the direction of Jerusalem when they prayed, until God instructed them to change their direction to the Ka'aba, in Makkah.

This is documented in Verses 142 and 144 of Chapter II (Suratul Baqara) of the Holy Qur'an:

"The fools among the people will say: What has made them turn away from their Qibla (direction of prayer) they were facing' Say: 'The east and the west belong to Allah. He guides whom He wishes to the Straight Path." (142)

"We see the turning of your face (for guidance) to the heavens: Now We Shall turn you to a Qibla that you shall be pleased with. Turn then your face in the direction of the Al-Haram (sacred) Mosque. Wherever you are, turn your faces in its direction. The people of the Book know well that that is the truth from their Lord. Allah is not unmindful of what they do." (144)




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