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By: Michael Lumish

November 22nd, 2016

{Originally posted to the website, Israel Thrives}

Although the western progressive-left generally supports anti-Zionism, American Jews still cling to the Democratic Party despite the fact that the party and the movement believes it has every right to tell Jewish people where we may, or may not, be allowed to live within our own homeland.

About 80 percent of American Jews, including me, voted for Barack Obama in 2008 and about 70 percent, not including me, did so in 2012. In the current cycle, American Jews voted for Hillary Clinton in similar numbers.

Given the fact that the western progressive-left has made a home of itself for malicious anti-Semitic anti-Zionists it becomes rather difficult to understand why American Jews continue to support a political movement, and its adjacent political party, that hold them in contempt.

The Washington Post has a piece from last September entitled, In the safe spaces on campus, no Jews allowed by Anthony Berteaux. Berteaux relates the story of Arielle Mokhtarzadeh, an Iranian-Jew who was made to feel unwelcome by the UCLA progressive community due to her caring for the Jewish people through caring for the Jewish State of Israel. As a student of Jewish-Persian background she therefore attended the annual Students of Color Conference in search of answers.

Mokhtarzadeh tells us:

Over the course of what was probably no longer than an hour, my history was denied, the murder of my people was justified, and a movement whose sole purpose is the destruction of the Jewish homeland was glorified. Statements were made justifying the ruthless murder of innocent Israeli civilians, blatantly denying Jewish indigeneity in the land, and denying the Holocaust in which six million Jews were murdered,” she said. “Why anyone in their right mind would accept these slanders as truths baffles me. But they did. These statements, and others, were met with endless snaps and cheers. I was taken aback.

The truth is that many Democrats despise the lone, sole Jewish state as a human rights monstrosity even though it has a far better record on human rights than any other country throughout the Middle East. This little fact, in itself, reveals the anti-Jewish racism within BDS and, therefore, embedded within the Democratic Party.

It is for this reason that progressives often support Hamas and the Palestinian Authority when they call for the murder of Jews in the streets of Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, and Haifa. Every time Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) or the General Union of Palestine Students (GUPS) meet on some campus to call for yet another intifada they are, in fact, calling for the murder of innocent Jews in Israel.

Such calls for anti-Jewish violence tend to be supported not only by other progressive-left students, but also by sympathetic university administrators who could hardly care less that students are calling for violence against Jews on their very own campuses. They even provide thumb-sucking “safe-spaces” where those very same students can rest their heads on university provided pillows without having to deal with the richly deserved ramifications of their own behavior. Since no one is allowed to even question their judgment in these “safe spaces” they need not even consider the possibility that calling for violence against Jewish people – as a matter of social justice, no less – might actually be something other than liberal.

In fact, San Francisco State University president, Leslie Wong, is so enamored of anti-Semitic anti-Zionism that he even praised GUPS as representing “the very purpose of this great university.” He did so despite the fact that, in their cries for intifada, they literally call for the murder of Jews in Israel. Sometimes they even call for bringing the intifada home, by which they mean support for the political murder of Jews in the United States.

None of this fazes the progressive-left because offing Jews – particularly of the Israeli variety – is considered a rational and perfectly normal human response to alleged Jewish aggression against the bunny-like “indigenous” population in the Land of Israel.

And this is why Arielle Mokhtarzadeh was treated like filth at UCLA.

Berteaux writes:

The ramifications of ignoring the normalization of anti-Semitism cannot be understated: The most recent FBI hate crime report found that 58.2 percent of hate crimes motivated by religious bias were targeted at Jews. Jews make up 2.2 percent of the American population, so the FBI’s statistics make it clear that Jews are the most disproportionately attacked religious group in America.

It should be troubling to everyone that an SJP member at Temple University physically assaulted a pro-Israel Jewish student two years ago, calling him a “Zionist baby killer.” But it should be far more troubling that the SJP chapter at Temple (like all SJP chapters) promotes itself as a progressive organization, claiming solidarity with movements such as Black Lives Matter.

The Democratic Party just got badly beaten by a crude businessman-entertainer who they accuse of being everything short of the Devil and now they are not only screaming from the rafters about racism and white supremacy, but they even have the chutzpah to suddenly start whining about the alleged anti-Semitism of conservatives and Republicans.

The truth is that the Left and the Democratic Party are enemies of the Jewish people to the extent that they make a homes of themselves for anti-Semitic anti-Zionism. American Jews are, essentially, being told that they may contribute to the progressive movement but the price of admission is sitting across the Democratic Party table from anti-Zionists who have no respect for our history, no respect for the Holocaust, and who think that we are undeserving of self-determination and self-defense within our own homeland.

Requiring that Jews accept anti-Semitic anti-Zionism as part of the larger Democratic Party coalition is no different from asking black people to kindly accept Klansmen as part of that coalition. No self-respecting black person would ever do so and neither should any self-respecting Jew.

The progressive-left and the Democratic Party fling around charges of racism like they’re confetti. Throughout the recent American presidential campaign they lambasted Trump and his supporters as Neanderthal fascists representing the very worst of all humanity, which is why some of their devotees are beating the hell out of white people in the streets. But if the Democratic Party has suddenly rediscovered anti-Semitism it is strictly out of political convenience, nothing more.

Michael Lumish

About the Author: Michael Lumish is a PhD in American history from the Pennsylvania State University and has taught at PSU, San Francisco State University, and the City College of San Francisco. He regularly publishes on the Arab-Israel conflict at his own blog, Israel Thrives ( Lumish is also the founding editor of the scholarly on-line discussion forum H-1960s. He can be contacted at

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Compiled by Jerome S. Kaufman from many of the weekly entries in the Jewish Press posted by columnist Jeff Reznik plus some occasional additions and commentary by Kaufman

After Rosh Hashanah (The Jewish New Year) I like to publish a reminder of how the Gentile world has treated the Jews over the centuries. Unfortunately, this same treatment is now being repeated in many ways but, this time by militant Muslims invading Europe and also easily finding a footing from which to expand into the “New World” (US).

Often Israel is used to mask militant Islam’s true intention to create a Sharia world.  The re-birth of Israel in 1948 is used as the excuse for venting militant Islam’s  awful hatred and their fear of progress which could eventually dismantle their own archaic, self-destructive centuries-old misdirection. And, again this ploy is gleefully enjoined by the same mindless, hate-filled, jealous Gentiles that participated in the Holocaust throughout Europe.

To follow  is a very partial list of important dates in the history, barely scratching the surface. Also, please note that when it comes to the recording the dates of events in ancient history, there are major  discrepancies  between various biblical and temporal sources. But, no matter. The end results are the same.

Winston Churchill Memorable Quote:  “Some people like the Jews, and some do not. But no thoughtful man can deny the fact that they are, beyond any question, the most formidable and most remarkable race which has appeared in the world.”

G-d, in the Bible, told the Israelis to occupy the land all the way from Euphrates River to the Great Sea (Mediterranean) — a land mass hundreds of miles greater than the amount of land the League of Nations and later the United Nations reluctantly designated for a Jewish Homeland after WWI and WWII.

As we are well aware, there is nothing new about anti-Semitism. Successive Gentile and now Muslim generations continue to use the Jew as a useful defenseless tool to blame for their own inadequacies — frequently when there is not a Jew within thousands of miles!

Now to a small smattering of important dates:

3631 BCE Cain killed his brother Abel
2121 BCE Jews entered biblical Canaan, their promised homeland, fulfilling G-d’s prophesy
2105 BCE Noah’s arc ends its journey landing on Mt. Arafat marking end of the flood
1812 BCE – Abraham, founder of the Jewish people, was born
1696 BCE – Abraham, with complete dedication to the command of G-d, took his son, Isaac,  to Mt. Moriah, bond him and prepared to sacrifice him following G-d’s instructions.

Mt. Moriah was the future site of the Hebrew Holy Temple in Jerusalem

(This Hebrew Temple is the same one that the Arabs built over and called their own dating to their conquest of the land some 2300 years later. They, with the usual figments of their imagination, describe themselves as the original occupants! This gross lie continues and aggrandizes to this very day while the Israeli government watches with their thumbs in their mouths, not effective challenging this obscene, gross historical lie.)

1652 BCE – Rivkah, wife of Isaac,  gave birth to twins Jacob and Esau with Jacob holding on to Esau’s heel on the way out.
1568 BCE – Reuven, Jacob’s first son was born to Leah
1556 BCE – Jacob left his father-in-law Laban’s home, the father of Rachel and Leah. Labron had taken advantage of Jacob for 14 plus years after Laban’s staged marriage of Jacob to Leah
1555 BCE Birth of Benjamin, Jacob’s last son to his wife Rachel
1532 BCE Joseph, the second last son of Jacob, was released from Egyptian prison beginning the history of the Hebrew’s eventual exodus from Egypt to establish Israel’s homeland in Canaan
1392 BCE – Birth of Moses who  lived for 120 years
1312 BCE Egyptians smitten with plague of darkness. One of the 10 plagues assessed upon them by Hashem forcing them to let his people go, as  commemorated at the Passover service.
1312 BCE – Moses ascended Mt. Sinai to receive the Torah
1311 BCE – Moses sent spies to report on the lay of the land in Canaan
1290 BCE Jews left Egypt – (Big debate over some of these BCE dates, which obviously don’t always correlate.)
1274 BCE Death of Miriam, sister of Moses and Aaron, age 126
1273 BCE Jews crossed Jordan to Jericho to receive G-d’s gift of Canaan to later become Israel, homeland of the Jews.
1243 BCE – death of Joshua, Moses successor

722 BCE Assyrian conquest of the 10 Israeli Tribes of North and their disappearance — the 10 lost tribes.  Judah remained as the Southern kingdom and from which all subsequent Jews are descended
586 BCE First Temple destroyed by Babylonians, The siege of Jerusalem by Nebuchadnezzar in 588 BCE

520 BCE Second Temple completed. Begun 537 BCE when King Darius of Persia allowed the Jews to return to Israel 
515 BCE Esther meets King Achashveirosh and saves the Jews from extinction by Haman (Celebrated in the Jewish holiday of Purim)

165 BCE – Victory of Maccabees over Romans, Commemorated by Holiday of Chanukah
4 BCE death of King Herod in Judea  (King 37 BCE – 4 BCE).He was the Roman King in power at the beginning of Christian Era,  at the time of Jesus’s Christ reputed Crucifixion.

Following the creation of Christianity, the organized, dedicated persecution began in earnest with purpose and aforethought.

70 CE – Romans destroyed the Second Temple and forced Jewish Diaspora from their biblical homeland. The return of the Jews finally began officially with Israel’s War of Independence from Britain, May 14, 1948. But, in fact, the Jews have remained in Israel throughout  the centuries, always constituting the majority in Jerusalem.
354-430 CE  St. Augustine Confessions, 12.14: How hateful to me are the enemies of your Scripture! How I wish that you would slay them (the Jews) with your two-edged sword, so that there should be none to oppose your word! Gladly would I have them die to themselves and live to you!”

(Hmm… No wonder Christians grew up to hate Jews for centuries and participated with such enthusiasm in the Holocaust!) jsk
418 Jews were prohibited from holding office in the Roman Empire
5th CE Persia – Religious persecution prevented Jews from saying their daily prayers
732 AD The Muslim Army that was moving on Paris was defeated and turned back at Tours , France, by Charles Martell.

1045 Rashi, the foremost Torah scholar of medieval France, was born in a northern town Troyes. 1095 Nov 26, First Crusade began. (1096-99), which occurred toward the end of Rashi’s life.

Despite the French community’s initial fears, it was Jewish small villages in Germany that bore the brunt of the Crusaders’ wrath, with entire communities being slaughtered.
1096 Jews in Germany killed by First Crusaders as they plundered through Europe on way to Holy Land
1096 Crusaders kill 297 of the 300 Jews in German town of Eller in 2 day massacre
1099 First Crusade attacked Jerusalem
1105 Death of Rashi, author of commentaries on the Bible and Talmud
1147 Second Crusade
1163  China – Kaifeng’s Jews built a large and beautiful synagogue, which was subsequently renovated and rebuilt on numerous occasions throughout the centuries. At its peak, during the Ming Dynasty (1368- 1644), the Kaifeng Jewish community may have numbered as many as 5,000 people. By the 17th century, a number of Chinese Jews had attained high ranks in the Chinese civil service, but along with success, came the blight of assimilation, which took an increasingly heavy toll on the community and its cohesion.
As a result, by the mid-1800s, the Chinese Jews’ knowledge and practice of Judaism had largely faded away. The last rabbi of the community is believed to have died in the early part of the 19th century, and the synagogue was all but destroyed by a series of floods which struck the city in the 1840s and thereafter.
1189 London. Prominent Jews barred and attacked attempting to attend coronation of Richard Lion Hearted,  30 killed, began in Norwich Eng.  Some escaped to bishop’s castle.

1190 Crusaders arrived in Stanford, England on the way to the Holy Land where they brutalized Jews, stole all their money and murdered hundreds of the “Murderers of our Lord” officially called “Christ Killers” en passant.
1209 Pope Innocent III launched a crusade against the town of Beziers, France. 200 Jews were killed
1221 – Jews of Erfurt Germany falsely accused of ritual murder, Jews given choice of conversion or death, tortured, killed, synagogue burned down. Jews tortured and killed.
1244 Pope Innocent IV – ordered 24 cartloads of the Talmud burned
1253 Pope Innocent IV allowed expulsion of Jews from France
1260 Jews expelled from England in 1260 and would not be allowed to return until 1656
1267 Jews of Silesia forced to wear skull cap in public appearances
1269 King Louis XI ordered all Jews in France to wear a yellow badge
1270 Oct 18 – Bloody Christian Crusades ended with treaty signed by King Louis and the Berbers.
1278 Jews were ordered to attend theological sermons, delivered by Christians, by decree of Pope Nicholas III
1283 Jews of France forbidden to repair their synagogues by decree of King Phillip the Bold
1290 Jews expelled by Edward I from England
1322 Jews expelled from France again
1348 Black Plague arrived in France. The Jews were made the scapegoat, accused of poisoning wells, and several communities were massacred.
1348 Jews of Zurich, Switzerland accused of ritual murder (that is the popular gross lie that Jews murder Christian children to make matzohs for Passover and people still  believe it!)  driven out and killed
1349, Jan. 17 Jews of Basil, Switzerland burned alive when refused to convert to Christianity
1349 Black death torture and killing of Jews in Germany
1349 Feb 14 – Jews of Strasbourg Alsace were falsely accused of poisoning wells. 2000 men, women and children were placed in a huge pyre and burned to death.

1391 5000 Jews killed in Seville, Spain

1394 Jews expelled from France again by King Charles VI
1396  Jews in Austria have their civil rights suspended
1415 CE  Pope Benedict XIII – Papal bull condemning the Torah
1420 Dec. 23 Pope Martin V ordered an end to converting Jewish children under 12 to Christianity without permission of their parents.
1427  Jews expelled from Berne, Switzerland
1492 Jews expelled from Spain and Sicily (100,000)
1492 Aug. Christopher Columbus, many believe was Jewish,  sailed with many Jews  aboard, escaping the Spanish Inquisition. The navigators of the 3 boats were Jews — a profession to which Jews gravitated at the time.
1496 Jews expelled from Burgsdorf, Switzerland
1498 Death of Tomas de Torquemada, Leader of Spanish Inquisition
1516 Ghetto established for Jews in Venice, Italy
1517 October 31 Martin Luther Protestant Reformation Day – Church of All Saints in Wittenberg. A failure by Luther (and later John Calvin 1536) to reform Christianity’s warped view of their spiritual brethren — the Jews. Luther initially had a benevolent attitude toward Jews, denouncing the church’s demonization of them. Later in life, however, Luther turned against the Jews with passion when they refused to bow to his new religion. His curses reigned upon them in direct sermons for centuries and I am sure laid the groundwork for the German Nazi genocide of the Jews — with the enthusiastic help of the nations of Europe , 400+ years later. (jsk).
1526 Maria of Hapsburg expelled the Jews from Bratislava, Hungary
1536 John Calvin – founder of Calvinism, published Protestant Systematic Theology in Latin. His comments on Jews: “Their rotten and unbending stiffneckedness (for not accepting Christ, evidently) deserves that they be oppressed unendingly and die in their misery without the pity of anyone. (How generous and F— you, Mr. Calvin) jsk
1539 Jews expelled from Hungary
1546 Martin Luther, founder of Protestantism and dedicated anti-Semite dies
1567 Jews expelled from Genoa, Italy
1567 Jews, decreed by Regent Don Henrique, not allowed to settle in Brazil
1567 Jews to no longer aloud to settle in Brazil. Proclaimed by Don Henrique, Regent
1569 The Inquisition was established in South America 
1569 Jews expelled from Papal State by Pope Pius V
1571 AD the Muslim Army/Navy was defeated by the Italians and Austrians as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to attack Southern Europe in the Battle of Lapanto.

1648 Jews escaping from Russian Commander Chmielnicki massacres fled to a fortified castle in Polonnoye Ukraine where 10,000 were massacred.
1655 Peter Stuyvesant thwarted in his attempt to expel Jews from New Amsterdam by the Dutch West India Company
1656, March 13 Permission denied to build a synagogue in New Amsterdam (later NYC) by Governor Peter Stuyvesant.
1656 Jewish burial in a Jewish cemetery became legal in New Amsterdam. How good of the Goyim!
1656 Jewish community of Amsterdam excommunicated Baruch Spinoza
1670 Jews of Vienna, Austria – Emperor Leopold I expelled 4000 Jews unless convert, Great Synagogue burned down and replaced by church St. Margaret
1675 Death of Bogdan Chmielnicki, who was responsible for Cossacks murder of 300,000 Jews
1683 AD the Turkish Muslim Army, attacking Eastern Europe, was finally defeated in the Battle of Vienna by German and Polish Christian Armies

1683 Sep 24 King Louis XIV—-expelled the Jews from all French owned land in America.

(Our “friends’ the French who also formed a separate Vichy France gov’t cooperating with Hitler in the killing of Jews during WW II!

(Did you bastards ever figure out why you hate Jews so much? Here is a French King expelling Jews from his ill-begotten land that he stole from the Indians in the New World. The only explanation to me is just plain jealousy of what we Jews routinely accomplish as a result of being smart, hard working, diligent, honest, moral, law abiding family oriented etc. Your problem, not ours)  Jerome S. Kaufman

1716 Jews expelled from Brussels
1727 Jews expelled from Ukraine by Empress Catherine I
1731 Vatican librarian Costanzi led search parties to all Jewish quarters throughout Papal States to confiscate Jewish holy books. This would continue for decades.
1737 NY Assembly disallowed Jews to vote.
1742 Jews expelled from Great Russia by Empress Elizabeth
1745 Jews expelled from Prague
1760 Death of Baal Shem Tov

1763 Cornerstone of Touro Synagogue laid in Newport, RI
1765 Chair created at Harvard College for study of Hebrew
1785 Jan 6, death of George Washington’s Superintendent of Finance, Haim Solomon,  during American Revolutionary War.
1791 Pale of Settlement – Dedicated land in Russia/Poland forced upon Jews as a large ghetto, by Empress Catherine. Jews were allowed no where else in Russia
1774 Jews expelled from Prague by Empress Maria Theresa
1798 Rabbi Schneur Zalman was released from St Petersburg prison, Founder of Lubavitch dynasty and author of Tanya
1808 Napoleon required all Jews in France to use surnames
1811 Napoleon emancipated the Jew’s from the ghetto.
1812 Dec. 27, Death of Rabbi Schneur Zalman founder of the Lubavitch dynasty and author of Tanya
1814 The French Congress officially in 1814 made Jew’s full citizen but attempted via Napoleon to eliminate their Jewish identity and religion to become French citizens.
1815 Battle of Waterloo, where Napoleon was defeated by a coalition of British and European armies headed by the Duke of Wellington, brought an end to Napoleon’s empire
1816 Jews expelled from Lubeck, Germany
1835 Jews of Hebron, Palestine attacked by Ibrahim Pasha and his army
1838 Arabs attack the Jews of Safed, Israel (By the way, Jews killed by Arabs in Israel 110 years before State of Israel founded)
1855 June 5 First Jewish Hospital in America, Jews Hospital of New York – Known today as Mt. Sinai Hospital all over the United States
1861 Pres. Abe Lincoln moved to change the law so that Jews could serve as chaplains in the army.
1868 Dec. Romanian Jews forbidden from being Drs., 1864 – Lawyers forbidden.
1868 The KKK lynched a Jew named S.A. Bierfield in Franklin. TN on some trumped up charge
1873 Yar ziet of first Jewish Mayor of London, Sir David Salomons
1881 Pogroms in Konotop and Waslikov Russia against Jews, continued for 3 years
1894 October 15, Captain Alfred Dreyfus, a Jew from the Alsatian region of France, was accused of spying for the Germans.
1898, Jan 13 Emile Zola published, J’accuse which slammed French officials for the anti-Semitic tones and false accusations of the Dreyfus trail
1897 Theodore Hertzl published Der Judenstaat (The Jewish State) forecasting his future ambition for the Jewish people to escape persecution.
1899 Romanian Jews blacklisted from Universities
1901 Arabs attacked Jews of Gedera, Palestine
1902 Formation of Union of Orthodox Rabbis in US and Canada
1902 July 30  Anti-Semitic riots at funeral of Rabbi Jacob Joseph
1903 Russia outlawed Zionism and funding Zionism (First Zionist Congress with Theodore Herzl 1899, Herzl died July 3, 1904
1909 Dagania Alegh (Jewish community) founded in Palestine
1909 Long before becoming Hitler’s  “Willing Executioners” of Jews  – Polish Legionnaires looted and burned Jewish section of Vilna during 4 day pogrom. Hundreds of Jews murdered and arrested and tortured.
1909 City of Tel Aviv founded in Palestine, became Israel 1948
1917, November 17 The Balfour Declaration (dated 2 November 1917) was a letter from the United Kingdom’s Foreign Secretary Arthur James Balfour to Baron Rothschild declaring the right of the Jews to repossess their homeland in Palestine showing a boundary map extending all the way from the Mediterranean to the Euphrates River to the east as was described in the Hebrew Bible.
1917 Dec. 9, British took Jerusalem from defeated Ottoman Empire WWI
1921 May 7, Arabs attacked the first Jewish settlement of Petach Tikva, killed 3 and drove them out. But, the Jews returned another day and the city now numbers in 2010 210,341, Baruch Hashem
1921 Arab riots in then Palestine killed dozens of Jews in Jaffa
1924 Nov 23, City of Herzliya, Israel founded in honor of Theodore Herzl
1929 Arabs attacked Jews throughout Palestine. Many Jews beaten and killed. The attack in Hebron was particularly brutal. Arabs using swords attacked men, women, children an students. 67 Jews including 23 Yeshiva students were killed.
1929 June 13 – corresponds to Hebrew calendar year 5689, Sivan 5
1935 Sep 15, Hitler published Nurenberg Laws against Jews stripping them of all their civil rights
1935 Death of Colonel Alfred Dreyfus of French Army, falsely accused of treason and framed at trial. Finally exonerated through efforts of author, Emile Zola.
1936 Dec 26 – Palestinian Philharmonic (all Jews) played for first time under the baton of Arturo Toscanini (In what is now Israel).

Note: (Palestinian was the designation for Jews in the Holy Land, until Yasir Arafat was clever enough to abscond with the term and the Arabs of Palestine suddenly became the “Palestinians” instead of just plain Arabs and suddenly the Palestinian Jews became the invading Jews on “occupied “Arab Land” and the world bought into this gargantuan lie and the Jews did not even bother to vigorously dispute this obvious propaganda distortion that has proven so successful) jsk
1938 Evian Conference July 6 to 15 at Évian-les-Bains, France . Representatives from 32 countries and 39 private organizations and some 24 voluntary organizations, convened by Franklin Roosevelt, met formally to decide if the West would accept the displaced Jews of Europe,  They voted not to!  Golda Meir, the attendee from Palestine was not permitted to speak or to participate except as an observer. Some 200 international journalists gathered at Évian to observe and report the conclave.

This event should remain for the Jews a significant conference and all that Jews should need to know to formulate their own personal lives and that of the State of Israel. Thank you to C.B. Whyte for this entry. jsk
1938 Nov 9-10 Kristallnacht in Germany – Synagogues, shops, cemeteries, anything Jewish attacked in Germany and Austria. Jews beaten and murdered
1938 Nov.17 Italian version of Nurenberg laws published
1939 May Nurenberg Laws in Germany, stripping Jews of their civil rights
1940 May 1, Churchill replaced Chamberlain
1940 Battle to defeat Britain  by the Germans
1940 Feb 200,000 Jews of Lodz, Poland moved into Baluty Ghetto prior to execution
1940 Lubavitcher Rebbe taken out of the Warsaw Ghetto brought to the US.
1940 Aug. 4 – Death of Vladimer (Z’ev) Jabotinsky – Ardent Zionist leader, orator, writer, linguist, poet, journalist, Founder of Revisionist Zionism, who spent years begging the Jews to leave Europe before it was too late and was despised for his efforts and called an alarmist. 6 million exterminated Jews resulted from ignoring his warnings. jsk
1941 June Vichy France warplanes bomb Tel Aviv, 20 Jews killed
1941 July – 200 Torahs gathered from synagogues in Poland and burned in special ceremony in Kovel, Poland Later that day,

Heinrich Himmler arranged for the creation of the Maidanek murder camp in Lublin Poland
1941 Nazis and Willing Executor Latvians killed 2300 Jews in Riga
1941 Sep 29 Babi Yar Ravine – It took Germans just 2 days to machine gun to death 33,771 Jews in this ravine near Kiev
1941 Dec 8, Birkeneku – 1500 older Jews from Riga ghetto slaughtered by SS in forest.
1941 June 22, Hitler turns against Soviet Union
1941 June – Germans occupy Lithuania and begin the round up and slaughter of Jews with plenty of willing Lithuanian fellow executioners.
1941 July 7, Ukrainians joined the German’s party and murdered 1200 Jews near town of Otynia, Poland. So, do I really care if Russians kill Ukrainians or vice versa?  And, you can throw in the Pollacks, the Latvians, the Estonians, the Lithuanians, etc and Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Makes me no never mind. jsk
1941 Sep 29 – Babi Yar ravine, near Kiev. Russia – over 2 day period, Nazis shot to death 33,771 Jews – the single largest mass murder of the Holocaust
1941 Oct 23 5000 Jews of Odessa, Russia were arrested and murdered in public parks. Later that day 19000 taken to the harbor and shot or burned alive.
Nov 4, 1941, 483 locals killed by Nazis ending the Jewish presence in village.
1941 Dec 10, Hitler declares war on US after Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941
1941, Dec. Weeks of rampage ended with the death of 32,000 Jews in Vilna, Poland
1942. Sept Jews of Lida Poland Ghetto, 10,000 killed
1942, Feb. Himmler selects 80 Jews from Auschwitz for his skeletal collection museum at Univ. of Strasbourg. Murdered by lethal injection and then corpses burned to prevent damage to their bones to become part of Nazi planned Jewish museum of an extinct people they had deliberately exterminated. (Too bad we don’t have a museum of Nazi German bones to display – jsk)
1942 July – The German Nazi SS murdered 10,000 Jews in the ghetto of Minsk, Byelorussia.
1942 Aug 21 SS Nazis murdered 2750 Jews of Lancut, Poland in Falkinia forest
1942 – 600,000 Jews murdered in Hungary by the Hungarians as 1943 After the beginning of WWII in 1941, the Allied fleet had regained the Mediterranean as its own lake.
1941, June 11 French warplanes bombed the Jewish city of Tel Aviv!!
1942, October Norway – all Jewish men arrested and shipped to Auschwitz Concentration camp
1943 Oct 14 Jewish uprising in Sobibor death camp under leadership of Alexander Pechersky. 200 Jews, 11 SS Nazis killed while 400 Jews escaped.
1944 600,000 Jews killed in Hungary by Hitler’s Germans and Hungarian Willing Executioners. The Hungarian Gov’t March 2014, 70 years later, still denies complicity
1944 – March 7, 99,941 Jews gassed in Auschwitz during that day
1944 October – Anne Frank transferred from Auschwitz to Bergen Belsen where she died.
1945 April 12, Buchenwald murder camp liberated by US Army. From 1938-1945 238,000 Jews were held there. 56,000 murdered.
1945 Feb 12 Death of Hadassah founder Henrietta Szold
1945 May 2 – Goebbels and wife Magda poisoned their 6 children and then committed suicide.
1945 May 4, Germany surrenders unconditionally.
1945 May Dachau Concentration Camp liberated.
1946 42 Jews of 200 killed by Pollocks when they returned to Kielce to claim their homes then occupied by Poles.
1946 June, British arrested 100 Jewish Agency leaders in Palestine – hundreds of others rounded up, called Black Shabbos.
1947 Nov 29 – UN agreed to partition Palestine between Jews and Arabs with the Jews getting the short end, as usual, and given a sliver piece of territory that the UN thought would never survive the onslaught by surrounding Arabs they had armed to the teeth.  But this time the Jews depended upon themselves and they, thanks to G-d, prevailed over 5 Arabs armies surrounding them.

1947 Dec. Jordanians laid siege to Jerusalem, 40 Jews killed at Haifa oil facility
1948 May 14 – Declaration of Israel Independence, Yom Ha’Atzmaut
1948 May 15  Five Arab nations (Egypt,Jordan,Syria,Iraq,Lebanon) attacked immediately attempting to annihilate reborn Jewish State.
1948 800,000 Jews driven out penniless, their properties confiscated by the gov’t of Arab nations in which they had lived for thousands of years. At most apx. 400,000 Arabs left Israel and swelled to millions under UNESCO, a unique UN relief program just for Palestinian Arabs unlike no other refugees and displaced persons following WWII. jsk
1948 Dec. 16 Operation Magic Carpet – Thousands of destitute Yemenite Jews rescued via multiple air transport flights to their reborn sanctuary for the Jewish people — Israel
1949 March 10. IDF liberated Eilat
1949 Cheshvan – Jewish Population in Israel reached 1 million people.

1949 March David Ben-Gurion formed Israel’s first government.

By 2013, the population of Israel reached over 6 million proud Jews,   Baruch Hashem.
1950 The passing of Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneerson, the Sixth Lubavitcher Rabbi,
1951 Jan 17, The succession of Rabbi Menachim Mendel Schneerson as Seventh Lubavitcher Rabbi, above’s son-in-law, delivered his first Maamar confirming his succession. Lyubavichi is a village in District of Smolensk, Russia. existed since at least 1654, had 2500 residents in 1857, large market place, declined with onset of Communism,
1951, May 3 The Israeli Knesset designated this day as Holocaust Memorial Day, Yom HaShoah, under PM David Ben Gurion
1952 Dec. 26 Israel’s first ambassador to Japan presented his credentials to the Emperor (Can you imagine if Abraham, Isaac, Jacob witnessed that one!!) jsk
1953 February Soviet Union recalled its ambassador and cut off relations with Israel which had just been reborn May 14, 1948
1958 Oct 14 – Cornerstone for Israel Legislature, the Knesset laid in Jerusalem
1960 Adolph Eichmann captured in Argentina , Buenos Aires, where had lived for years, hanged in Israel May 31, 1962, sentenced to death Dec. 15, 1961 for crimes against the Jewish people and humanity
1961 July 31. The one millionth immigrant arrived in Israel. Israel reborn in 1948. Up until that time, Britain severely limited the number of Jews they would allow into their biblical homeland. In the meantime, not one so-called Palestinian refugee was absorbed by the 21 huge, sparsely populated Arab states that surrounded Israel. They preferred to keep them as political ploys paid for in camps financed by the UN and mostly the US!  jsk
1963 December 5 Herbert Henry Lehman – died (March 28, 1878 – December 5, 1963) First Jewish Governor of New York (1933-1942) He also represented New York State in the United States Senate from 1950 to 1957.
1967 Six Day War – June 6 – June 11, 1967 – After just 36 hours of fighting, the IDF were deep into Sinai, captured Gaza, Kalkilya, Jenin in Samarian Hills and surrounded Jerusalem. 
June 28, 1967 Israel regained and annexed Jerusalem after over 1900 years of exile following Roman Conquest and Diaspora began 70 CE

1969 Death of Levi Eshkol – former Israel PM (right after Ben Gurion)
1970 Libya All Jewish property confiscated and Jews driven out penniless, no compensation ever paid
1973 Oct 26. General Ariel Sharon trapped the Egyptian Third Army on the Eastern side of the Suez Canal. Sharon allowed them to surrender in honor and retreat to Egypt.

Israeli PM Menachim Begin snatched defeat from this great victory in the 1979 agreement with Jimmy Carter and Anwar Sadat of Egypt.
1973 Nov. 6 – New York City elects its first Jewish mayor, Abraham D. Beame
1973 Henry Kissinger, First Jewish Secy of State sworn in, under Nixon
1975 Nov 10 General Assembly of United Nations declared Zionism a form of racism
1976 Entebbe rescue of over 100 Jews in airport Uganda.  Jonathan Netanyahu, Bibi’s older brother killed.
1977 Nov. 20 Egyptian Pres. Anwar Sadat addressed Knesset,
1977 Dec Menachim Begin met with Sadat at Ismalia, Egypt.
1978 Sep 17 – Carter/Begin/Sadat Camp David talks ended. Peace agreement with Egypt was signed a few months later and Anwar Sadat assassinated in Egypt by Arabs (Muslim Brotherhood) opposed to peace with Israel.
1980 Israel’s embassy in Egypt, the first of its kind in any Arab country, was established in 1980, soon after the Camp David peace treaty was signed in 1979
1981 June 7, Israel destroys Iraq nuclear weapon, Sivan 5
1990, Nov 5 Rabbi Meir Kahane, the founder of the Jewish Defense League, who was shot to death in a Manhattan hotel by Arab terrorist El Sayyid Nosair, a member of terror cell of Abdul Rahman World Trade Center bombing master-mind

1995 Nov. 4, PM Yitschak Rabin assassinated


II Chronology of Ages in Jewish History
From: To Pray as a Jew by Rabbi Hayim Halevy Donin, 1980, Library of Congress

Period of the Patriarchs (Abraham, Isaac and Jacob) : 2000 -1700 B.C.E
The Exodus from Egypt: circa 1280 B.C.E.
The Period of King David: 1005-965 B.C.E.
Period of the First Temple: 928-586 B.C.E.
Period of the Second Temple: 515 B.C.E – 70 C.E. (Roman Conquest and Diaspora)
Period of the Mishnah (Tannaitic Period): From the beginning of the first century C.E. until about 220 C.E.  Some refer to this period as the early Talmudic period.
Period of the Gemara (Amoraic Period): From the beginning of the third century C.E. until 500 C.E. Some refer to this period as the later Talmudic period. Post-Talmudic Period [Savoraim]: 500-640 C.E.
Period of the Geonim [the heads of the Talmudic academies]: From 640 C.E.-1038 C.E.
Period of the Early [Rabbinic] Authorities {Rishonim): From the beginning of the eleventh century C.E. till the end of the fifteenth century.ell
Period of Latter-day [Rabbinic] Authorities {Aharomm): From the beginning of the sixteenth century C.E. until the present day.

PS Anyone who would like to add some significant, well documented historical events, please send entries to me at and I will be happy to include in this very bare outline.  

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NOVEMBER 21, 2016,

Nearly 9,000 attorneys from across the nation have signed a letter that opposes Steve Bannon from becoming President-elect Donald Trump’s chief strategist. Nearly 9,000 Attorneys Want to Keep Steve Bannon out of the White House.

Oh my goodness! Somehow I felt the same exhilaration as when I read that Senator Rand Paul, noted dreamer, pacifist, universalist, advocate of weakened US military presence and power, leader from behind as per Obama does not like John Bolton for Secretary of State. And I continue hope that declaration propels John Bolton into Pres-Elect’s choice as Secretary of State

By the same token, if nearly 9000 lawyers who are of a profession that has had this whole country in a vice lock grip for years are frightened of Bannon’s role, it must be a good appointment.

Personal Injury Lawyers. Hopefully no longer will we have to have a lawyer protect us if we happen to go into the wrong bathroom. Also,  the bathroom owner won’t have to have liability insurance with a slew of lawyers to defend him against lawyers for plaintives complaining of the lack of warning signs or obtaining slivers from the toilet seat in their derrière or even falling into it should the size be not appropriate for the plaintive’s derriere.

And, maybe even the lady that spilt hot coffee on herself would not have a case against the restaurant that made the coffee too hot?

Also, bankruptcy attorneys might not be able to determine the amount of their fee by exactly how much was still left in the company’s kitty.

Even divorce attorneys might have to settle their cases sooner since there was nothing to be gained by prolonging the agony of the combatants.

Even genuine tort reform might be passed limiting outrageous jury awards of millions of dollar awards to the plaintiff so that his attorney could first grab his 35% – 50% of the award, plus expenses, with the victim to have whatever is left – frequently a very small percentage of the total.

So, there are all kinds of possible reasons for almost 9000 lawyers to not like Bannon. They obviously feel mortally threatened. The jig might be up. All of which makes him an excellent choice for President Elect Donald Trump and the American people. Thank you very much.

As to the lawyer’s claims against Bannon – racism, anti-Semitism and other hate-based ideologies and views plus White and economic nationalism – whatever that is?  Below please find an article registering a completely different endorsement of Mr. Bannon from a man that has worked immediately with Mr. Bannon for years.

II If Steve Bannon is an Anti-Semite Why Can’t I Find Any Antisemitism?

Do the Democrats Really Care About Anti-Semitism? The record is clear.

Redacted from article by Robert Spencer

November 15, 2016

When is anti-Semitism not anti-Semitism? When it comes from the Left, of course.

President-elect Trump has enraged the establishment media by choosing Steven K. Bannon as his chief strategist, because Bannon, they claim on the flimsiest of evidence, is a white supremacist and an anti-Semite.

Meanwhile, that same media is hailing Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) for announcing his candidacy for Chairman of the Democratic National Committee – despite Ellison’s very real links to Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood, two groups that are outdone by no one in anti-Semitism.

“A chorus of critics took to Twitter,” said the New York Times, “to lament what they said was a frightening normalization of the fringe views that Mr. Bannon promoted as the chairman of Breitbart News. The site has for years given voice to anti-Semitic, racist and white nationalist ideology.”

The evidence? Slim to none.

As David Horowitz pointed out Monday, the source for the claim that Bannon is anti-Semitic is “a one sentence claim from an angry ex-wife in divorce court no less, that Bannon didn’t want their kids to go to school with Jews.”

Horowitz noted in response that Bannon had wanted to produce a Horowitz biopic: “I find that particularly amusing since Bannon wanted to make a film to celebrate this Jew’s life.”

Horowitz also noted that CNN hit Bannon over “a headline at calling Bill Kristol a ‘renegade Jew.’” Surely that proves Bannon’s anti-Semitism, right? Wrong. Said Horowitz:

“In fact, neither Breitbart nor Bannon is responsible for that statement. I, a Jew, wrote the article, which was neither requested nor commissioned by Breitbart.

And I wrote the headline: ‘Bill Kristol, Republican Spoiler, Renegade Jew,’” because “Kristol and his friends betrayed the Republican Party, betrayed the American people, and betrayed the Jews when he set out to undermine Trump and elect the criminal Hillary Clinton.

Joel B. Pollak, senior editor-at-large at Breitbart News and an Orthodox Jew, declared: “I have worked with Stephen K. Bannon, President-elect Donald Trump’s new chief strategist and senior counselor, for nearly six years at Breitbart News. I can say, without hesitation, that Steve is a friend of the Jewish people and a defender of Israel, as well as being a passionate American patriot and a great leader.”

Meanwhile, the same Democrats who are howling about Bannon are applauding Ellison’s announcement that he is running for DNC Chair, despite the abundant evidence of Ellison’s links to anti-Semitic groups.

Ellison has spoken at a convention of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA). Yet ISNA has actually admitted its ties to Hamas, which styles itself the Palestinian arm of the Muslim Brotherhood. The Justice Department actually classified ISNA among entities “who are and/or were members of the US Muslim Brotherhood.”

That’s the real story of anti-Semitism in American politics this week. But the media propagandists are most certainly not going to pause in their hysteria over Trump and Bannon to take any notice of it. Their hypocrisy is obvious, their dishonesty unrelenting, and their moral authority absolutely nil.

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Kellyann Conway is absolutely right. How could Trump pick a guy that fought him and the Republican Party and its nominee tooth and nail and did everything he and a whole bunch of other jealous, vengeful egomaniac Republicans did to sabotage their own party? And Romney was at the top of that list.

Where is Trump’s loyalty to friends without whom he would never have been elected. Both Conway and Giuliani have made priceless contributions and Giuliani is imminently qualified to do any job offered

And why the most qualified man Trump has to do the job of Secretary of State, John Bolton, seems to have disappeared from consideration, I will never understand.

And, what about the rest of us who voted for Trump to make major changes, not bring back the same tired out bunch of losers that put this nation into this terrible fix.

Does Trump think he is encouraging any more Republican Party loyalty and confidence? I for one won’t give any of them another dime and certainly won’t believe anything they ever say, especially Trump, who is playing into the hands of his mortal enemies. They will obstruct his every move.

Wake up suddenly magnanimous Trump, They are just playing you for a sucker.

A brace of social-media posts by Donald Trump aide Kellyanne Conway on Thanksgiving Day may point to an urgent sense among some Trump allies that Mitt Romney is not the man for the secretary of state job, according to a Wall Street Journal report.

The competition for arguably the most prestigious post in the Trump cabinet appeared to have come down to Romney vs. former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, even as some Trump backers reportedly continued to push for consideration of additional candidates.

(There’s even a faction, according to a Hill report on Friday, that’s calling on Romney to qualify himself for consideration by apologizing publicly for questioning Trump’s ideas on foreign policy and the economy, as well as his temperament, integrity and honesty, and for having gone on as well to assail Trump over engaging in misogyny and “absurd third-grade theatrics.”)


By the way, you are already surrounded by enemies (Jim Ryan, Chuck Schumer, now Romney)  They will try to make a mess of your first term and try like hell to supplant you themselves for the next 4 years. Why try to help them in their sick endeavers? Instead have proven supporters in your cabinet and make your life that much easier. This is not the time to be a great “liberal.”


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Explaining the Electoral College vs. Popular Vote

The President and Vice President of the United States are not elected directly by a nationwide popular vote, but by an Electoral College.

The 58th United States presidential election on 8 November 2016 was won by the Republican candidate Donald Trump. Once more, the United States President and Vice President were elected by an indirect vote system, known as Electoral College.

For the fifth time in history the President of the United States will be elected without winning the popular vote, thanks to the Electoral College system. How is this possible?

In the Electoral College system, voters cast their ballots to elect designated intermediaries, known as “electors”, who have usually pledged to vote for a particular “ticket”, i.e. presidential and vice presidential candidates who are running together.

There are currently 538 electors, representing the 50 states and the District of Columbia. The number of electors is based on the total of House of Representative members (435), Senate members (100) and 3 additional voters to represent the District of Columbia. Total 538

In most states (Maine and Nebraska are the only exceptions) the electors are elected on a “winner-take-all” basis, which means that the candidate with more votes in one state wins all the pledged electors of that state.

The candidates in the ticket which receives the absolute majority of electors’ votes (currently 270) is elected to the office of President and Vice-president of the United States.

Donald Trump had one of the best wins in election history. He obtained 306 votes vs. 232 for Hillary Clinton swamping her in the Electoral College.

Pros of Electoral College System

The system tends to represent more the diversity of the country rather that the heavily populated urban areas along the east and west coasts.

If the President was elected only on the popular vote, the focus would be on big populated cities, therefore virtually ignoring the rest of the country.

The Electoral College is also the reflection of the federal character of the United States. An election based only on popular vote would centralize the election and decrease the visibility and importance of states.

The two-party system can also be seen as a beneficial factor of stability and moderation.

How Hillary Clinton Won the Popular Vote But Lost the Election

The non-partisan Cook Political Report has Clinton at 62,825,754 votes compared to Trump’s 61,486,735, or 47.9 percent to 46.9 percent, respectively. Another 6.9 million votes were cast for third-party candidates, including Libertarian Gary Johnson, Green Jill Stein and independent Evan McMullin.

This is where the United States Electoral College comes in. It’s been in place since the Constitution was first drawn up and, ideally, it’s supposed to protect against a lot of perceived problems that would come from a straight-up popular vote.

Each state is given a share of the United States’ 538 electoral votes based off its population, with totals ranging from California’s 55 to a number of states with only three.

This might seem like a wide margin, but in the big picture, it supposedly levels the playing field for sparsely-populated states like Wyoming and North Dakota, which could see even less national attention if their less-than-a-million populations were siphoned into the United States’ 300 million-plus electorate. The country is undoubtedly a melting pot of social groups, and by giving a unique say to each state, the Electoral College is supposed to foster individual interests that would be swallowed up in a winner-take-all affair.

Back to Clinton and Trump — Hillary won more votes overall, but a multitude of them came from the same few states, like California and New York. Regardless of how decisively you win them, you can only win them one time, and there’s a set amount of electoral votes you earn.

Trump’s grand total of votes was spread more evenly throughout the country and he won many more states, albeit often by a slim margin.

One could further analyze the voters in California and New York According to Culture Cheat Sheet statistics found on the Internet.

California has a population of 38,802,500 with 4,349.634 receiving the benefit of food stamps which cost in food distribution $538,527,363 !

The state is allotted 55 Electoral votes

The State of New York has a population of 19,748,727 with 3,122,879 on food stamps with the cost of food distribution $385,207,125! The State is allotted 29 Electoral votes.

One other tell tale statistics — The amount of welfare program spending in these 2 most populated states: From

California total of State and Local Welfare Spending = $45,500 Billion dollars!

State of New York total State and Local Welfare Spending = $18.8 Billion dollars.

So, going back to the Hillary Clinton’s Democratic Party Popular vote win.

How do you think this huge number of people on Welfare Programs and Food Stamps voted? Of course they voted the Party that is virtually guaranteed to continue all their freebies — The Democratic Party.

That gave the Democrats an immediate lock on 55 California electoral votes and 29 New York State Electoral votes for a total o 84 votes of 538 votes available—Not a bad leg up.

It also gave Hillary a huge leg up on the popular vote. Between the two states a total of 7,472,513 are on food stamps most likely to vote Democrat.

And, How many US people are receiving welfare? There were 109,631,000 living in households taking federal welfare benefits as of the end of 2012, according to the Census Bureau, equaled 35.4 percent of all 309,467,000 people living in the United States at that time.

(And, is there any doubt, thanks to Obama economic programs, there are far more today?)

How do you think all these people voted ? Did they vote to give up their benefits, go back to work and vote the Republican Party of did they vote for the Democrats and Hillary Clinton? Is this calculation rocket science?

Why do you think Obama and the Dems are trying to get as many so-called refugees and illegals, asking for no identification papers or family means of support, to enter this country and be damned to any security concerns. How do you think these beneficiaries will vote? How many more unholy alliances do the Dems need to fatten their dependency roles? Not many and their political minds are working in that direction with their every action.

So, yes Hillary won the Popular vote by but only by about a 1% margin over Trump despite all these leg-ups. But, do you really want this country run by those in the population dependent upon government hand-outs?

And, are these Democratic Party dependents going to run this nation upward or downward? Ask the European Union how it worked out or the Brits who courageously decided they had had enough.
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Zionist Organization of America

News Release

ZOA: Don’t Appoint Israel-Basher Cong. Keith Ellison Chair of the Democratic National Committee

ZOA: Don’t Appoint Israel-Basher Cong. Keith Ellison As Chair of the
Democratic National Committee

Why are ADL/Other Jewish Groups Silent About Ellison’s Real Anti-Semitism,
While Wrongly Condemning Bannon?

If Someone with Ellison’s Record Were Running for Chair of Republican
National Committee Would ADL Be Silent?

For more information contact Morton A. Klein 212-481-1500

NEW YORK, November 18, 2016

Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) President Morton A. Klein released the
following statement:

As a bi-partisan organization, the ZOA treasures opportunities to work with
lawmakers and opinion makers on “both side of the aisle.”   Alarmingly,
Congressional bipartisanship on pro-Israel issues, as well as on issues
related to U.S. security, is likely to be immeasurably harmed if radical
Muslim-American Congressman Keith Ellison a/k/a Keith X. Ellison a/k/a Keith
Hakim a/k/a Keith Ellison Muhammed (D-Minn) becomes the new Democratic
National Committee (the “DNC”) chair.

Ellison’s efforts to insert
anti-Israel provisions into the 2016 Democratic platform, his statements to
the press, his efforts to defeat a pro-Israel Jewish Congressman in a
faraway district, and his ties to radical anti-Israel and anti-Semitic
groups, coupled with his experience persuading several dozen fellow
Democrats to join his anti-Israel initiatives, are of grave concern.

In 2014, Ellison was one of only 8 Congresspersons who voted against a
bi-partisan bill to provide $225 million to Israel’s “Iron dome” missile
defense system.   (395 representatives voted for the bill.)   (See “Video:
Keith Ellison explains his vote against Iron Dome,” by Jazz Shaw, Aug. 3,

And in 2010, Ellison spearheaded and convinced 53 other Democratic
Congresspersons to sign his infamous “Gaza 54” letter to President Obama,
which falsely accused Israel of humiliating and wreaking “collective
punishment” on Gaza residents and demanded that President Obama should
pressure Israel to lift the Gaza blockade.

Ellison’s demand would have
enabled Hamas to obtain more weapons to kill and terrorize innocent Israeli
civilians.  (See Hamas’ 54 Democratic Congressmen, by Daniel Greenfield,
Jan. 26, 2010.

Ellison was a devotee and worked for anti-Semite Louis Farrakhan for many
years… and co-sponsored anti-Semitic speeches by Kwame Ture entitled,
“Zionism, Imperialism, White Supremacy or Both.”

The anti-Israel smears in Ellison’s “Gaza 54” letter are still being used
today to promote anti-Israel, anti-Semitic boycotts, divestment and
sanctions (BDS), on the website of the leading BDS group in the U.S, which
also asked readers to thank Congressman Ellison.

Ellison also co-authored and spearheaded a letter demanding that Prime
Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress regarding the Iran deal
must be delayed until after the sanctions deadline – when the visit would
have been useless.  (See “Rep. Keith Ellison: Postpone Netanyahu’s Speech to
Congress, by Robert Naiman, Jan. 30, 2015; Copy of Ellison’s letter,
entitled “Urge Speaker Boehner to Postpone Netanyahu Invitation until After
the Israeli Election and Iran Sanctions Deadline,” Peace Now website; and
“Delay Netanyahu’s Visit, Say 23 House Democrats,” by Edna Dumain, Roll
Call, Feb. 19, 2015.)

If he becomes DNC leader, Ellison will likely be empowered to persuade even
more Democratic Congresspersons to join him in actions hostile to Israel’s
security and Israeli civilians’ lives – wreaking enormous damage to the
prospects for future bi-partisan support for American’s closest ally in the
Middle East.

Elevating Ellison to DNC Chair could help establish a stark
pro-Israel/anti-Israel divide between America’s political parties.

During the same interview, Ellison also suggested that Israeli “occupation”
was to blame for a “humanitarian crisis” and lack of sewage processing in
Gaza – while ignoring that Israel withdrew from every inch of Gaza, and that
Hamas diverts the electricity needed to operate Gaza’s sewage treatment
plant to Hamas’s terrorist tunnels and operations.

And just last June, Ellison approvingly tweeted a Hebron window sign falsely
accusing Israel of expropriation and portraying Israeli security precautions

Incredibly, during a DemocracyNow! TV interview Ellison also made the
nonsensical argument that America should not kill a leading terrorist
located in Yemen, who was responsible for numerous deaths of Americans and
was continuing to foment some of the worst terror attacks on Americans,
because the terrorist would consider his own death to be a “reward.”
Ellison stated:  “Anwar al-Awlaki is not scared to get killed. You know, he
is somebody who wants — who has delusional, fantastic, crazy dreams of being
some kind of a martyr.  And so, why reward him with that?”

In addition, the Investigative Project on Terrorism (ITP) documented that
Ellison received substantial campaign contributions from donors with a
history of connections to the Muslim Brotherhood, the parent of designated
terrorist organization Hamas; and spoke at Council on American-Islamic
Relations (CAIR) fundraising dinners and defended CAIR on the House floor.
(See “Keith Ellison’s Muslim Brotherhood Support,” IPT News, April 22,
2010.)  CAIR is an unindicted co-conspirator in the Holy Land Foundation
case, for its involvement in funneling money to Hamas.  ITP also reported
that Ellison accused moderate Muslim Dr. Zuhdi Jasser of fomenting bigotry
against his own people.

And just two months ago, Ellison defended the Islamic Society of North
America (ISNA) on the House floor.  (See “ISNA Outraged by the False
Accusations Made During Thursday’s Congressional Hearing and Grateful to
Congressman Keith Ellison for His Remarks,” ISNA website press release,
Sept. 23, 2016.)   ISNA is another unindicted co-conspirator in the Holy
Land Foundation case, for involvement in funneling money to Hamas.

Human rights attorney Brooke Goldstein also described “the very clear
connections of Keith Ellison groups to radical Islamist groups, to
anti-Semitism. . . . He has spoken at numerous Council on American Islamic
Relations conferences.  This is a group that has ties to Hamas, a designated
terrorist group.  He’s spoken three times for the Islamic Society of North
America.  At the conference in 2008, they were handing out materials calling
America a terrorist organization, and calling for the destruction of Israel
and the United States.”  (“Potential DNC Chair Keith Ellison’s History of
Anti-Semitism,” Nov. 17, 2016.)

Ellison also was a devotee and worked for brazen anti-Semite Louis Farrakhan
and the Nation of Islam for many years.  The Weekly Standard reported
Ellison’s extensive involvements, including: raising funds and leading
anti-police chants to support cop-killers; co-sponsoring a vicious
anti-Semitic speech by Kwame Ture (Stokely Carmichael), entitled “Zionism:
Imperialism, White Supremacy or Both?”

while ignoring Jewish law students’ pleas to Ellison not to sponsor the speech; speaking at a public hearing on behalf of the Nation of Islam in support of a woman alleged to have said

“Jews are among the most racist white people I know“; appearing on stage at
a Million Man March for the Nation of Islam in 1995 with Khalid Abdul
Muhammad, who reportedly said: “If words were swords, the chests of Jews,
gays and whites would be pierced.”  (See “Louis Farrakhan’s First
Congressman,” by Scott W. Johnson, The Weekly Standard, Oct. 9, 2006.)

Jerusalem Post Senior Editor Caroline Glick noted that Ellison lied when he
claimed (when he first ran for Congress) that his association with the
Nation of Islam was brief.  Glick explained:  “Ellison was a long standing
member of the anti-Semitic Nation of Islam. . . .

Ellison’s association with the Nation of Islam dated back at least since 1989 and stretched at least until 1998.  During that period, he not only knew about the Nation of Islam’s Jew hatred, he engaged in it himself.”  (“The Ellison Challenge:

The Democratic Party’s Move Towards Anti-Semitism, a move made apparent through Ellison’s rise, is one movement the Jews mustn’t lead,” by Caroline Glick,
Jerusalem Post, Nov. 18, 2016.)

Ms. Glick also stated, citing the work of writer Scott Johnson, “Ellison is
an anti-Semite.  He also defends cop killers.”  (Id.)

Ellison also spouted “blame President Bush” 9/11 conspiracy theories.
Ellison analogized Bush’s prosecution of the war on terror to Hitler’s rise
to power, saying:  “After the Reichstag was burned, they blamed the
Communists for it and it put the leader of that country [Hitler] in a
position where he could basically have authority to do whatever he wanted.”

This reportedly even led the Anti-Defamation League to demand that Ellison
must retract his remarks, saying: “[Ellison’s] comments comparing the rise
of Nazism in the aftermath of the burning of the Reichstag to the War on
Terror in the aftermath of 9/11 is outrageous and offensive to all
Americans.”  (See “Compare and Contrast: The Reichstag Fire and 9/11,” by
Matt Snyders, City Pages, July 19, 2007.)

Where are the ADL and other Jewish groups like some in the Reform Movement
that profess to care about anti-Semitism and bigotry now?  Why are they
silent about Ellison’s frightening anti-Israel, anti Semitic record? Yet,
they are wrongly screaming about Trump aide Stephen Bannon’s alleged
anti-Semitism. If someone with Ellison’s record were running for Chair of
the Republican National Committee would ADL be silent??

Ellison is also likely to use the tremendous power and funds that would be
available to him as DNC chairman to help elect anti-Israel Democrats and
defeat pro-Israel Democratic Congresspersons.   Ellison has already
demonstrated that he is willing to go to enormous lengths to defeat
pro-Israel Democrats.  In 2012, Ellison traveled across the country, raised
funds and spoke at mosques in New Jersey, urging Arab-American residents of
New Jersey to defeat pro-Israel Democratic Jewish Congressman Steve Rothman.

(See “Democrats Purge Pro-Israel Congressman,” by Adam Kredo, Free Beacon,
June 6, 2012)

JNS article reported that NORPAC Chairman (and ZOA Board Member) Dr. Ben
Chouake stated that he fears that if Ellison is elected chair of the DNC,
“one of his priorities will be to pull the party away from Israel” and that
Ellison represents “the fringe of the Democratic Party, not the center, and
would  make it even harder for the party to have broad appeal,” and that
“Rabbi Menachem Genack of Englewood, New Jersey, a prominent Jewish
supporter of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, said [that electing
Ellison as DNC chair] . . . would ‘accelerate the process’ of pulling the
Democratic Party away from its traditional pro-Israel positions.”  (Id.)

Similarly, Democratic New York Assemblyman Dov Hikind stated that Ellison
“is the most radical candidate imaginable, someone who represents the
extreme left wing of the party, which is why he’s being promoted by Bernie
Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, and J Street—in other words, Ellison is being
backed by all the wrong people if you care about Israel. . . .  If Israel
has to depend on support from the Ellisons of the world, it would be in
serious trouble.”  (Id.)

In sum, Congressman Keith Ellison’s Anti-Israel positions and anti Semitic
record are too divisive and dangerous to appoint him to head the DNC. ZOA urges Senator Chuck Schumer and others to take a strong stance against



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Senator Rand Paul, noted dreamer, pacifist, universalist, advocate of weakened US military presence and power, leader from behind as per Obama does not like John Bolton for Secretary of State.

However, Ambassador Bolton he is exactly the kind of leader we need to strengthen our military and stop the flagrant aggression of Russia China, Iran North Korea — All of whom Obama deliberately empowered by weakening us.

Paul is also wrong. The American public did not vote for any more defeatist foreign policy encouraging the continued never ending aggression of our mortal enemies.

We need to make America great again both economically and militarily. They happen to go hand and hand.

Go President – Elect Trump. John Bolton as I have been writing for the last week is your man. Do not be intimidated by the losers on the Left.

“Ambassador John Bolton — Secretary of State

He is a former Ambassador to the UN and was forced out by the fanatics on the Left — especially since he had done an amazing first year job.

Unfortunately, the weakening, pusillanimous President George W.Bush succumbed to the mindless Left and withdrew his nomination.

Ambassador Bolton knows the nations of the world upside down and backwards. He needs no on the job training

And, he is no fool. He is a patriotic American who knows all the machinations of our many adversaries and could step immediately and comfortably into the job —which is exactly what we need in these extremely perilous international times Again, thank you to, soon to be, Mr. Barack Obama.”

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By Jerome S. Kaufman

The New York Times yesterday came out with a list of what they believe is a likely list of possible President-Elect Trump’s picks for Secretary of State. It is a formidable list — full of very qualified men and I hesitate to pick between them.

Who, except an enemy of our United States returning to greatness, could argue with the likes of John Bolton, Newt Gingrich, Rudy Giuliani? Not me.

I do have certain reservations about the others.

Relative to Senator Corker I will never forgot listening to him being interviewed well before the election as to what role he might fulfill in a new administration. Listening to Corker was painful and I shuddered when I saw his name on the NYT list as a possible pick.

The interviewer happened to be very sympathetic to a possible Republican administration and tried to draw Corker out. She deliberately gave him multiple soft question opportunities to present the Party in a good light and to conjecture as to his own possible role.

In response, Senator Corker was actually tongue tied. He was not of quick wit and did not appear comfortable with any sort of direct questioning. He seemed afraid to say anything —especially any thing that might incriminate him in any way at some future time.

The whole interview was pathetic — to the point that it is still painfully engraved in my mind. I can remember praying at the time that this guy never be a spokesperson for the Republicans or the USA.

As to Zalmay Khalizad, I have no knowledge of him but any one already contaminated by previous membership in the US State department especially one already Ambassador and party to the disastrous results in Afghanistan should be, to my mind,  immediately disqualified.

As to General McChrystal, he has an excellent reputation as a military man but I don’t know that automatically transcends into the diplomatic corps He also has a previous association, whether good or bad, with the Afghanistan fiasco which may present an unnecessary diplomatic complication

As the New York Times states “Whether Mr. Trump picks an ideologue or a seasoned foreign policy hand from past Republican administrations, his challenge will be that the State Department is the centerpiece of the post-1945 experiment of alliance-building and globalism, which Mr. Trump said he would dismantle.”

Mr. Trump, of course, has said a lot of things during the campaign but I am sure he was speaking primarily against globalism as the some sort of religious dogma adopted by the Left.

On the other hand. I am also sure he will try diligently to rebuild our long standing alliances that Obama deliberately destroyed in his calculated “leading from behind” and his unique congenital loyalty to Islam.

As to Secretary of State,  I still love John Bolton and wrote about him just a couple of days ago. The segment from that article is reprinted below.

But, please understand, I would not argue for one second if the choice were Newt Gingrich or Rudy Giuliani. I would follow either of those guys anywhere. As a matter of fact, in the past, I have supported both of their runs, at different times, to be President of the United States.

Please find below some of my previous remarks relative to the pathetic US State Dept. itself and the candidacy of the imminently qualified John Bolton.

“Most important, do not allow anyone to remain or be re-appointed from the H W Bush State Department and who often continued on to the Bill Clinton’s State Department. These are the same people that were part of the State Department when Hillary Clinton was Secretary of State. These are the people that promoted the disastrous Iran Nuclear Deal.  Need I say more?

Unfortunately, the State Department has also most often taken a decidedly anti-Israel slant and, in the process, frequently defended the positions of our enemies rather than the best interests of Israel and consequently are own country.

Ambassador John Bolton — Secretary of State

He is a former Ambassador to the UN and was forced out by the fanatics on the Left — especially since he had done an amazing first year job. Unfortunately, the weakening, pusillanimous President George W.Bush succumbed to the mindless Left and withdrew his nomination.

Ambassador Bolton knows the nations of the world upside down and backwards. He needs no on the job training And, he is no fool. He is a patriotic American who knows all the machinations of our many adversaries and could step immediately and comfortably into the job —which is exactly what we need in these extremely perilous international times Again, thank you to, soon to be, Mr. Barack Obama.

Jerome S. Kaufman, Editor/Publisher
Israel Commentary



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By Jerome S. Kaufman,

As you know, your miraculous, G-d given, victory has presented us with many golden opportunities! In fact, to my mind you individually saved the Republican Party and the United States of America. You have become the main obstruction from the US following the total demise of the European Union and the resultant ascendancy of Islamic fanaticism.

As to the golden opportunities: I see that your transition changes are being well orchestrated by extremely capable Vice President Elect Mike Pence. But, please excuse me for having the temerity to make suggestions to you that I am sure you and VP Elect Pence have already considered.

First, please get rid of absolutely all the people remotely involved wth Obama. As you know better than I, Obama has never had anything more in mind than the destruction of the West,  the removal of the US as an exceptional nation, to remove us as a world power and leader of the free world. And … he has invariably appointed people to further that agenda.

Please also make massive in-house cultural changes in most of our major institutions. They are frequently run by Democratic Party hacks, replete with Left wing theology, devoid of talent and disloyal to the purpose of their own jobs — except for the pay.

There must be a complete housekeeping. You have already zeroed in on the Veterans Administration. Also under the immediate gun should be the EPA. the Dept. of Labor and the State Department that has been corrupt and yes, virtually anti-American for generations.

The State Department always seems completely under its own marching orders, frequently having nothing to do with the best interests of the United States. The President seems to have no impact, except with Obama, of course, because his far Left ideology coincided with their own.

By the way, On a personal note — the current State Department, as you know, is still defending the flagrantly traitorous acts of Hillary Clinton and FBI Director James Comey! For that reason alone a thorough housekeeping is indicated and, under your rubric, “YOU’RE  FIRED”

In fact, the list of institutions that need complete overhaul as a result of their direct contamination by the minions of Barack Obama appointees is endless.

But you know all of the above.

Thanks to G-d, you are surrounded with some truly beautiful, highly intelligent, patriotic, dedicated, loyal, well spoken proud Americans who must be used to their maximum capability

Quickly come to mind are people you know very well and our now considering. Dedicated patriots like Newt Gingrich, Rudy Giuliani, Dr. Ben Carson, John Bolton, Dinesh D’Souza,. Mike Huckabee, Rick Perry, Rick Santorum, Ann Coulter, Oliver J North,  Dinesh D’Souze, Anthony Napolitano.  Please excuse the many inadvertent omissions.

Finally, here come my belated suggestions:

Rudy Giuliani – An obvious choice for Director of Homeland Security

Dr. Ben Carson – Head of the Health System and in charge of elimination of Obamacare and formulation of new health plans

Mike Huckabee– Coordinator on all faith involved decisions

Dinesh D’Souza – A brilliant relatively unknown neglected guy but with great understanding of our domestic and world politics. He could be a top diplomat or media liaison or whatever else the job is called.

Oliver North -Head of Veteran’s Administration

Judge Andrew Peter Napolitano Supreme Court Justice or Attorney General of the United States. He has served as a New Jersey Superior Court Judge and as a visiting professor at Brooklyn Law School. He has written nine books on legal and political subjects. He is well known now as Senior Judicial Analyst for Fox News Channel. He is a dedicated constitutionalist and would be a legitimate replacement for the great Constitutionalist Anton Scalia who died under suspect circumstances that were not remotely investigated by the Obama Administration nor the Republican Party.

Or, he could replace Attorney General  Democrat partisan Loretta Lynch, chief co-conspirator of Bill/Hillary Clinton and hatchet woman for Barack Obama, who gently supervises  urban riots and the killing of police officers because “Black Lives Matter.” Never mind White.
Ambassador John Bolton — Secretary of State He is a former Ambassador to the UN and was forced out by the fanatics on the Left after he had done an amazing first year job. Unfortunately, the weakening pusillanimous President George W.Bush succumbed to the mindless Left and withdrew his nomination.

Ambassador Bolton knows the nations of the world upside down and backwards. He needs no on the job training And, he is no fool. He is a patriotic American who knows all the machinations of our many adversaries.

And most important, do not allow to remain anyone from the H W Bush State Department who often continued on to the Bill Clinton’s State Department. These are the same people that were part of the State Department when Hillary Clinton was Secretary of State. These are the people that promoted the disastrous Iran Nuclear Deal.  Need I say more?

Unfortunately, the State Department has most often taken a decidedly anti-Israel mode frequently defending the positions of our enemies rather than the best interests of own country. The State Department has had a plethora of anti-Israel members —many of whom were self-hating Jews, as usual attempting to impress the greater society. They were the stars of the Pres. HW Bush Administration and then Bill Clinton’s State Dept. (both of these gentlemen, you may remember, were not exactly supportive of you in this past election!)

What is truly amazing is that these clever chameleon former State Dept. people are still hanging around, still parading as foreign policy experts. Also amazing is that, with the usual political legerdemain, they have all managed over the years to fall into important diplomatic jobs.

I refer specifically to former State Dept. leaders Dennis Ross, Aaron David Miller, Richard N. Haass who were mortal enemies of Israel at their time in the Department. They will certainly not help you come to the correct conclusions relative to Israel or anything else.

By additional “coincidence” another one of their birds of a feather has re-surfaced —the duplicitous Martin Indyk, who may be the worst of the bunch. No doubt they are all looking for prestigious jobs but here is one bunch I much prefer stay on food stamps.

In any case, very best wishes to you and Vice President Elect Mike Pence in the selection process. And please excuse my tardiness. You moved far quicker than I ever expected and I can only hope that these suggestions may still have time for some positive impact.

Jerome S. Kaufman, Publisher/Editor
Israel Commentary

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By Jerome S. Kaufman

It turns out – Not prescient at all! COMMENTARY got blind sided. They were confident that Donald Trump would lose and it was supposedly the “Mess” Trump had created within the Republican Party along with Obama’s personal mess, that had to be addressed.

The terminology is a matter of dispute. I rather think Trump is creating a desperately needed “cure” rather than a “mess” within the Republican Party. By the way so, obviously, did the greater majority of the American public according to the electoral college map.

The electorate is demanding, full speed ahead Mr. President elect Trump. Please have your friend Mayor Rudy Giuliani hire a real good team of horses for you and begin right this minute. Americans did not elect you for a continuation of some delicate politically correct approach and politics as usual.

Coincidently, it is my  understand there are suddenly a lot of lobbyist’s homes for sale in the Washington, DC area.  Indeed, it might be a good idea to destroy the whole industry? Maybe products and services sold to the public should stand on their own merit (the long maligned and abused Market Driven Economy)  not by how much politicians are paid to have favorable legislation passed to create advantages and even monopolies.

As to the “Mess”  Trump supposedly created in the Republican Party:  That mess was maliciously and deliberately created  by disloyal Republicans like Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney, John McCain, Jeb Bush and virtually all the rest of the insanely jealous vengeful Bush family plus  Kelly Ayotte, Mark Kirk – all attempting to protect their own butts while throwing Donald Trump to the rats in the ship’s hold.

Incidentally, other destructive Republicans vehemently against Trump were Karl Rove, Michael Bloomberg, Colin Powell, John Warner, Michael Steele, Glenn Beck, Jonah Goldberg and my own special group that I disdain with all my heart and named from the past — Spiro Agnew’s “Elite Intellectual Snobs”— many of my own relatives included. I do apologize to the many neglected for this dubious honor.

Even some of the minuscule number of conservative Republicans in the media turned coat and joined in on the projected Trump feasting —  the insufferable George Wills, Wm. Krystal, publisher of the Weekly Standard whose subscription I cannot wait to not renew. And many of those from Fox News that I thought loyal friends who turned out to be ugly opportunists. Yes, Brit Hume, Megyn Kelly of the shrill brittle manner who I would love fired and Charles Krauthammer, the biggest disappointment of all.

But, let us not end this part on a negative note. There were plenty of good guys that stuck with their Party and its nominee Donald Trump. They understood the good he was doing and his immense popular appeal:  Mike Huckabee, Newt Gingrich, Dr. Ben Carson, Rick Perry, Rick Santorum, Dick Cheney, Bob Dole, John Boehner, Trent Lott along with media people: Sean Hannity, Bill O’Reilly, Ann Coulter, Oliver North, John Bolton, Tucker Carlson, Eric Bolling, Kimberly Guilfoyle, Dinesh D’Souze. And again, please excuse me for the many omissions.

But the amazing, incomparable Donald Trump miraculously, with G-d’s immense help, beat the bad guys using the real issues of the campaign: Obamacare, deliberately uncontrolled Immigration to make the Democratic Party dominant until Rome will be completely destroyed, Obama’s demolishment of our military, his abysmal foreign policy, etc.

Somehow the title of Trump’s extremely successful TV show, YOU’RE FIRED, now comes to mind and I think that a well deserved finale for those Republicans that tried with all their might to throw the election to Hillary Clinton.

But, G-d did answer the prayers of Hillary’s ‘deplorable Republicans’ loyal, steadfast Republicans, thinking Independents, brave enlightened Democrats, Obama’s ‘ignorant provincial church goers, gun toters’ and members of the National Rifle Association and the defenders of the Second Amendment.

President Elect Trump must now move forward and with full force and no one in their right mind can believe it will be easy or anywhere near as successful as we might hope.

Obama has been unbelievably effective in his massive, orchestrated destruction. He is a master dissembler and weakener of the United States of America. The followers of Saul Alinsky indoctrinated him magnificently. There is little doubt in my mind that he is either a closet Muslim or at least a Muslimophile and has always been hell-bent on the destruction of the West and the end of the United States as a world power. His every action over his entire presidency has been directed toward that goal. Just ask Dinesh D’Souza if you don’t believe me. And,  Obama will never be done trying.

Obama must be constantly watched. President elect Trump must re-open the investigation of Hillary Clinton and intensify that of her friend, Huma Abedin who surely is the Muslim Brotherhood’s primary source of information in the whole world. There is no doubt that Clinton and Abedin have performed  criminal acts and must be brought to justice like any other American citizen just as Hillary’s hubby, sexual predator Bill Clinton.

I would also like to know a heap more about the intimidation and co-opting of FBI Director James Comey, the criminal actions of Loretta Lynch and the lack of an autopsy on the body of fortuitously dying Supreme Court Justice Anton Scalia.

The list of crimes is endless and President Elect Trump must act immediately, turn this all over to a Special Prosecutor and likely Grand Jury as indicated.

Justice must be served. Never mind Hillary’s lofty farewell speech. Let the facts speak for themselves — not ignored and obfuscated, as usual, by the inept, disinterested, disloyal, misguided servile liberal media.


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I hope you don’t mind the foul language Moore uses deliberately to make his point. For adults only. 

Mr Trump spoke at the Economic Club of Detroit (The most prestigious business club in the area). He told this very wealthy uptight auto crowd exactly what he would do to the Ford Motor Company if they closed one more of their plants and moved it to Mexico.  It was a very gutsy performance that no one in the world would make except the incomparable, no holds barred Donald Trump. He burned their ears and I don’t think they are running out this AM to vote  for Trump. But, he is addressing a far greater audience of working stiffs that are in bad shape under this administration whose terrible anti-business policies are guaranteed to continue under Hillary Clinton.

Jerome S. Kaufman


Published on Oct 25, 2016

Michael Moore Explains Why Donald Trump Will Win! And Why He Should! He speaks to the mindset of those economically left behind in Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and many other Midwest states. To the elites on the right & left who think Trump supporters are stupid, please take a listen. It will help you




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I  Julian Assange – Wikileaks:  Have the email put Clinton in prison?

Julian Paul Assange is an Australian computer programmer, publisher and journalist. He is editor-in-chief of the organisation WikiLeaks, which he founded in 2006.


A String of deaths of Clinton Opponents that is far beyond coincidence. Julian Assange understandably iives in fear.

By the way, what happened to Justice Anton Scalia Why was there no autopsy? Why not now!

Published on Oct 16, 2016

Recently, Assange has released thousands of files, including the now famous “Podesta Files” that include everything from racism against blacks, bias against Latinos, bigotry towards Roman Catholics and Evangelicals;

It reveals a concerted effort to destroy the character and credibility of Juanita Broaddrick. The Podesta files also reveal a stunning coordination with the media, specifically with CNN, the New York Times, and Politico, regarding attacks against Donald Trump.

For CNN it goes a bit further, since there is stunning evidence that now shamed Donna Brazile, then vice chair of the DNC, intentionally provided questions to Hillary Clinton before a debate with Bernie Sanders.

Additionally, it has now been revealed that NBC intentionally colluded with the Clinton campaign with the release of the “Trump Tape” in order to influence the 2nd debate and the election.

This video also contains some information connected from a group unrelated to Wikileaks. This group is called “Project Veritas Action” led by James O’Keefe. O’Keefe has received death threats recently for his work.

O’Keefe also shared that he was a Christian so please pray for this man’s safety right now. He revealed two tapes including 1)Hillary staffers were joking about molesting women repeatedly and getting away with it. This tape also had information about the Clinton campaign committing fraud and ripping up voter registration cards that were not Democrat.

2) The second tape showed Russ Feingold and the organizer of a fundraiser stating that Hillary would take executive action on gun control without the Congress, though Hillary just stated in the second debate that she supported the second amendment.

The executive order could be very extensive and involving limiting the amount of ammunition someone can purchase and could be as extensive as “getting guns away from everyone in this country.” This is very scary and shows, yet again, that Hillary is lying about her record.

Another recent story that is unrelated to Wikileaks is from author James Paterson, that states that Bill, Hillary and Jeffrey Epstein are still best friends, that they never severed ties, and that Bill Clinton even thanked Epstein for his “insights and generosity” after using his private jet 26 times, based on records.

In three final Wikileaks, it was revealed that Hillary is quite close with Vladimir Putin, claiming to be in his “inner sanctum.” This conflicts with Clinton’s campaign repeatedly bashing Vladimir Putin and Russia about the hacked emails.

Russia had nothing to do with these hacks, and Hillary knows this already. It was also revealed in another wikileak that Hillary Clinton gave a speech to Wall Street and talked about how somebody can have a “public position” and a “private position.”

This is commonly known as lying. When she was called out for it, she said that her talking point had to do with President Lincoln. This is now considered one of the worst answers to a debate question in history, and showed that Hillary Clinton is willing to lie about lying.

Another Wikileak shows one of Hillary’s paid speeches to Wall Street, where she encouraged big bankers to control the American political system with their money and to get involved.

Lastly, a Wikileaks reveals that not only did Obama know about Hillary’s private server, he actually communicated with her one it. In an interview, Obama said that he did not know about the server. This is now proven to be untrue. Corruption exists from top to bottom in the American political system.

Finally, Hillary has a secret weapon, and that is to turn all women into feminists on a mission to defeat Donald Trump because of one comment he said 11 years ago. Feminism is actually a branch of Satanism, and I will prove this in a future video. Feminism is one of the greatest evils we will ever face.

How could you possibly vote for this congenital liar, thief, traitor, money power hungry misogynist.

Maybe save her the same fate or worse of her husband, Bill — Indicted before the US Congress for lying but released on a sympathy vote and admonished never to lech after college girl interns again.

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Editor/Publish Israel Commentary
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Amazing that nowhere in the Hillary scandal  articles (even the WSJ) is the background of Huma Abedin mentioned. If Trump had a KKK’er as his top aide, confidant and body glove, you’d hear of it 24/7. So why is the history of Huma’s and her complete family’s outright membership and involvement in the Muslim Brotherhood being kept a secret from the American voters by the MSM?

Pass this around to your liberal friends, relatives and neighbors. Hope it wakes them up to the so-far successful Islamist takeover of our country. And, how in the world could they vote for Hillary Clinton now!  How perverse is their mindless ideology based upon smoke, mirrors, the Environmental Protection Agency, Windmills and Global warming, the usual associated mindless anti-Semitism, vague pie in the sky universalism, with Black Lives Matter, Occupy Wall Street as roll models!  

There is literally no limit to their well-planned, well executed, US destructive activities with Huma Abedin’s Musim Brotherhood Family and ISIS, very much in the lead with her furnishing more espionage over 10 years than they could ever conceive, in their wildest dreams.  Only in a naive, uninformed, perverse media dominated America could this happen.  

Of course, the European Union has been even easier pickins’  with their own coterie of Huma Abedin’s, I am sure. (jsk)


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You may remember the FBI under Comey did an exhaustive examination of Hillary Clinton’s sub-rosa private emails created in her long planned attempt to hide all her nefarious dealings political, private, Clinton Foundation and well over 3o,000 other messages that she claimed were about yoga lessons or her new grandchild. Somehow the claim did not wash.  And, today of course, we have thousands more Huma Abedin (whose immediate family works for the Muslim Brotherhood)/Clinton emails that will reveal even more incriminating evidence that is unlikely to see the light of day.

Following the original investigation. FBI Director made the following statement, July 6, 2016

Washington, D.C.
FBI National Press Office
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July 5, 2016

Statement by FBI Director James B. Comey on the Investigation of Secretary Hillary Clinton’s Use of a Personal E-Mail System

Remarks prepared for delivery at press briefing. (shown in part but readily available on the internet)

Good morning. I’m here to give you an update on the FBI’s investigation of Secretary Clinton’s use of a personal e-mail system during her time as Secretary of State.

After a tremendous amount of work over the last year, the FBI is completing its investigation and referring the case to the Department of Justice for a prosecutive decision. What I would like to do today is tell you three things: what we did; what we found; and what we are recommending to the Department of Justice.

I want to start by thanking the FBI employees who did remarkable work in this case. Once you have a better sense of how much we have done, you will understand why I am so grateful and proud of their efforts.

So, first, what we have done:

The investigation began as a referral from the Intelligence Community Inspector General in connection with Secretary Clinton’s use of a personal e-mail server during her time as Secretary of State. The referral focused on whether classified information was transmitted on that personal system.

Our investigation looked at whether there is evidence classified information was improperly stored or transmitted on that personal system, in violation of a federal statute making it a felony to mishandle classified information either intentionally or in a grossly negligent way, or a second statute making it a misdemeanor to knowingly remove classified information from appropriate systems or storage facilities.

Consistent with our counterintelligence responsibilities, we have also investigated to determine whether there is evidence of computer intrusion in connection with the personal e-mail server by any foreign power, or other hostile actors.

I have so far used the singular term, “e-mail server,” in describing the referral that began our investigation. It turns out to have been more complicated than that. Secretary Clinton used several different servers and administrators of those servers during her four years at the State Department, and used numerous mobile devices to view and send e-mail on that personal domain. As new servers and equipment were employed, older servers were taken out of service, stored, and decommissioned in various ways. Piecing all of that back together—to gain as full an understanding as possible of the ways in which personal e-mail was used for government work—has been a painstaking undertaking, requiring thousands of hours of effort.

FBI investigators have also read all of the approximately 30,000 e-mails provided by Secretary Clinton to the State Department in December 2014. Where an e-mail was assessed as possibly containing classified information, the FBI referred the e-mail to any U.S. government agency that was a likely “owner” of information in the e-mail, so that agency could make a determination as to whether the e-mail contained classified information at the time it was sent or received, or whether there was reason to classify the e-mail now, even if its content was not classified at the time it was sent (that is the process sometimes referred to as “up-classifying”).

From the group of 30,000 e-mails returned to the State Department, 110 e-mails in 52 e-mail chains have been determined by the owning agency to contain classified information at the time they were sent or received. Eight of those chains contained information that was Top Secret at the time they were sent; 36 chains contained Secret information at the time; and eight contained Confidential information, which is the lowest level of classification. Separate from those, about 2,000 additional e-mails were “up-classified” to make them Confidential; the information in those had not been classified at the time the e-mails were sent.

The FBI also discovered several thousand work-related e-mails that were not in the group of 30,000 that were returned by Secretary Clinton to State in 2014. We found those additional e-mails in a variety of ways. Some had been deleted over the years and we found traces of them on devices that supported or were connected to the private e-mail domain. Others we found by reviewing the archived government e-mail accounts of people who had been government employees at the same time as Secretary Clinton, including high-ranking officials at other agencies, people with whom a Secretary of State might naturally correspond.

This helped us recover work-related e-mails that were not among the 30,000 produced to State. Still others we recovered from the laborious review of the millions of e-mail fragments dumped into the slack space of the server decommissioned in 2013.

With respect to the thousands of e-mails we found that were not among those produced to State, agencies have concluded that three of those were classified at the time they were sent or received, one at the Secret level and two at the Confidential level. There were no additional Top Secret e-mails found. Finally, none of those we found have since been “up-classified.”

I should add here that we found no evidence that any of the additional work-related e-mails were intentionally deleted in an effort to conceal them. Our assessment is that, like many e-mail users, Secretary Clinton periodically deleted e-mails or e-mails were purged from the system when devices were changed. Because she was not using a government account—or even a commercial account like Gmail—there was no archiving at all of her e-mails, so it is not surprising that we discovered e-mails that were not on Secretary Clinton’s system in 2014, when she produced the 30,000 e-mails to the State Department.

It could also be that some of the additional work-related e-mails we recovered were among those deleted as “personal” by Secretary Clinton’s lawyers when they reviewed and sorted her e-mails for production in 2014.

The lawyers doing the sorting for Secretary Clinton in 2014 did not individually read the content of all of her e-mails, as we did for those available to us; instead, they relied on header information and used search terms to try to find all work-related e-mails among the reportedly more than 60,000 total e-mails remaining on Secretary Clinton’s personal system in 2014. It is highly likely their search terms missed some work-related e-mails, and that we later found them, for example, in the mailboxes of other officials or in the slack space of a server.

It is also likely that there are other work-related e-mails that they did not produce to State and that we did not find elsewhere, and that are now gone because they deleted all e-mails they did not return to State, and the lawyers cleaned their devices in such a way as to preclude complete forensic recovery.

We have conducted interviews and done technical examination to attempt to understand how that sorting was done by her attorneys. Although we do not have complete visibility because we are not able to fully reconstruct the electronic record of that sorting, we believe our investigation has been sufficient to give us reasonable confidence there was no intentional misconduct in connection with that sorting effort.

And, of course, in addition to our technical work, we interviewed many people, from those involved in setting up and maintaining the various iterations of Secretary Clinton’s personal server, to staff members with whom she corresponded on e-mail, to those involved in the e-mail production to State, and finally, Secretary Clinton herself.

Last, we have done extensive work to understand what indications there might be of compromise by hostile actors in connection with the personal e-mail operation.

That’s what we have done. Now let me tell you what we found:

Although we did not find clear evidence that Secretary Clinton or her colleagues intended to violate laws governing the handling of classified information, there is evidence that they were extremely careless in their handling of very sensitive, highly classified information.

For example, seven e-mail chains concern matters that were classified at the Top Secret/Special Access Program level when they were sent and received. These chains involved Secretary Clinton both sending e-mails about those matters and receiving e-mails from others about the same matters. There is evidence to support a conclusion that any reasonable person in Secretary Clinton’s position, or in the position of those government employees with whom she was corresponding about these matters, should have known that an unclassified system was no place for that conversation. In addition to this highly sensitive information, we also found information that was properly classified as Secret by the U.S. Intelligence Community at the time it was discussed on e-mail (that is, excluding the later “up-classified” e-mails).

None of these e-mails should have been on any kind of unclassified system, but their presence is especially concerning because all of these e-mails were housed on unclassified personal servers not even supported by full-time security staff, like those found at Departments and Agencies of the U.S. Government—or even with a commercial service like Gmail.

Separately, it is important to say something about the marking of classified information. Only a very small number of the e-mails containing classified information bore markings indicating the presence of classified information. But even if information is not marked “classified” in an e-mail, participants who know or should know that the subject matter is classified are still obligated to protect it.

While not the focus of our investigation, we also developed evidence that the security culture of the State Department in general, and with respect to use of unclassified e-mail systems in particular, was generally lacking in the kind of care for classified information found elsewhere in the government.

With respect to potential computer intrusion by hostile actors, we did not find direct evidence that Secretary Clinton’s personal e-mail domain, in its various configurations since 2009, was successfully hacked. But, given the nature of the system and of the actors potentially involved, we assess that we would be unlikely to see such direct evidence.

We do assess that hostile actors gained access to the private commercial e-mail accounts of people with whom Secretary Clinton was in regular contact from her personal account. We also assess that Secretary Clinton’s use of a personal e-mail domain was both known by a large number of people and readily apparent. She also used her personal e-mail extensively while outside the United States, including sending and receiving work-related e-mails in the territory of sophisticated adversaries. Given that combination of factors, we assess it is possible that hostile actors gained access to Secretary Clinton’s personal e-mail account.

So that’s what we found. Finally, with respect to our recommendation to the Department of Justice:

In our system, the prosecutors make the decisions about whether charges are appropriate based on evidence the FBI has helped collect. Although we don’t normally make public our recommendations to the prosecutors, we frequently make recommendations and engage in productive conversations with prosecutors about what resolution may be appropriate, given the evidence. In this case, given the importance of the matter, I think unusual transparency is in order.

Although there is evidence of potential violations of the statutes regarding the handling of classified information, our judgment is that no reasonable prosecutor would bring such a case. Prosecutors necessarily weigh a number of factors before bringing charges. There are obvious considerations, like the strength of the evidence, especially regarding intent. Responsible decisions also consider the context of a person’s actions, and how similar situations have been handled in the past.

In looking back at our investigations into mishandling or removal of classified information, we cannot find a case that would support bringing criminal charges on these facts. All the cases prosecuted involved some combination of: clearly intentional and willful mishandling of classified information; or vast quantities of materials exposed in such a way as to support an inference of intentional misconduct; or indications of disloyalty to the United States; or efforts to obstruct justice. We do not see those things here.

To be clear, this is not to suggest that in similar circumstances, a person who engaged in this activity would face no consequences. To the contrary, those individuals are often subject to security or administrative sanctions. But that is not what we are deciding now.

As a result, although the Department of Justice makes final decisions on matters like this, we are expressing to Justice our view that no charges are appropriate in this case.

I know there will be intense public debate in the wake of this recommendation, as there was throughout this investigation. What I can assure the American people is that this investigation was done competently, honestly, and independently. No outside influence of any kind was brought to bear.

I know there were many opinions expressed by people who were not part of the investigation—including people in government—but none of that mattered to us. Opinions are irrelevant, and they were all uninformed by insight into our investigation, because we did the investigation the right way. Only facts matter, and the FBI found them here in an entirely apolitical and professional way. I couldn’t be prouder to be part of this organization.
II But Judge Napolitano stated: It Appears FBI Was Told to Exonerate Hillary ‘at All Costs

FBI documents related to the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server show an employee at Platte River Networks, the company that managed the server, refer to the “Hillary cover-up.”

That unnamed employee apparently satisfied FBI agents with the explanation that his 2014 email reference to the “cover-up” was merely a joke.

Judge Andrew Napolitano said on “America’s Newsroom”  that he – like many Americans – is not satisfied with the FBI’s investigation.

Judge Napolitano explained that the agency still has not revealed when Clinton’s server was cleared with BleachBit and when her mobile devices were destroyed with a hammer, but the evidence suggests that both of these actions were taken after a congressional subpoena was issued.

“Why the FBI would look the other way in the face of destruction of evidence and obstruction of justice is very telling,” Judge Napolitano said. “It tells me, and those of us that watch these things, that somewhere from above – the White House – they were told, ‘Exonerate her at all costs, no matter what you see, because she’s got to be available to run against Donald Trump.'”

He said that many Americans have been prosecuted in similar situations – for crimes including espionage, perjury and destruction of evidence and obstruction of justice – and that’s a fact Donald Trump should bring up at the first presidential debate tonight.


This Hillary Clinton Saga, the emails, Huma Abedin and the Clinton Foundation have been addressed expertly in several other articles on the web site and I suggest you read those to see the outrageous illegal traitorous behavior involved and how no rational patriotic American could vote anyone but Donald Trump despite his foot in mouth disease.           Jerome S. Kaufman


III SICKENING truth about FBI’s Hillary investigation exposed. Huma Abedin, Hillary Supreme Confidante


IV The Hillary Clinton Record – A devastating exposé of the most unfit and undeserving individual ever to seek the American presidency.


But, I have my own theory as to why FBI Director James Comey re-opened the case conveniently finding at this late date, thousands more Huma Abedin/ Clinton emails that will undoubtedly disclose more traitorous, power grabbing, money grabbing, Bernie Sanders sabotage, acts.

But, what is accomplished – probably not much. It is unlikely to effect the election of Hillary Clinton that much, although one certainly hopes it derails here completely. And it is far too late in the campaign to bring the issue again before the Congress before the election. Thus Hillary will already have assumed the Presidency and you can be sure, will make damn quick work of any possible investigation into her sordid past, present and future.

What did it hope to accomplish. Comey attempted to take himself off the hook for initially  succumbing to Clinton  intimidation rendering a completely contradictory decision that should have instead, put her in jail.

Today’s disclosure  supposedly squares him with his FBI buddies who are completely disgusted with him.

Finally, as the action is so late, he is unlikely to have hurt the Clintons and thus may escape their legendary lethal retaliation.

Unfortunately, for him, none of the above is likely to work.

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Here is my last shot at obtaining your vote for Trump. An investigative journalist wrote 25 pages of well documented article with complete bibliography outlining the many awful things – theft, likely murder, stealing of gov’t funds, traitorous acts favoring our worst enemies, Clinton has done through her entire career in order to get millions of dollars, power for herself, family, Clinton Foundation, etc.

Oh, yeah I know you think you know all that and are unimpressed but please read the article and take another look before you vote.

The author builds the article around the phrase that applies directly to Trump-Never people and uses it many times, for effect. I have eliminated the phrase several times to shorten the very long article.

The repeating phrase after each terrifying disclosure of her pathological history is:

“But hey, who cares? At least Mrs. Clinton, unlike Donald Trump, never engaged in crude, private trash talk that was recorded on tape.. And all her disparaging, condescending, hate-soaked, fiction-laced denunciations of her political rivals are delivered in measured, solemn, well-rehearsed tones. And, she, of course, respects women deeply. In fact, she respects all people, including the 315 million American whose personal and national security was compromised when Mrs Clinton willfully allowed top-secret information and national wealth to wind up in the possession of our country’s most hostile enemies around the world.”

And then there is the criticism as to Trumps inappropriate responses and the conjectured mind-set implied.

And, to that right or wrong observation, the author above would also respond the quoted paragraph, “But, hey who cares ….. thus noting the complete imbalance between the sins perpetrated.

The article is at Please read completely and if you can still vote for her in all honesty, throwing your personal long held ideology aside, I would be surprised.

Jerome S. Kaufman

The Hillary Clinton Record – A devastating exposé of the most unfit and undeserving individual ever to seek the American presidency.

Read More About: Yes Trump has foot in mouth disease but I sure will vote for him vs. a complete liar/thief that has always put the welfare of this nation secondary to her insatiable greed for money and power.

October 14, 2016

By John Perazzo

(The numbers at the end of paragraphs refer to a bibliography to which there is link at the end of this article)

Never in American history has anyone as unfit and undeserving as Hillary Clinton run for U.S. President. While she stands on the threshold of being elected to the White House, she quite literally belongs in a prison cell. This article lays out the case against her, chapter and verse.

In the final analysis, Hillary Clinton is a woman with a mindset that is totalitarian in every respect. To make matters worse, she is a lying, deceiving, manipulative, self-absorbed criminal without a shred of personal virtue. Truly it can be said that never before in American history has anyone so unfit and so undeserving, run for president. Never.

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