Michael Lumish

The Nazi Zombie

Talk throughout the Jewish press and blogosphere is consumed with the apparent death of the non-peace process.  Mahmoud Abbas says that Fatah is now seeking unity with Hamas and Netanyahu is claiming that his government will not negotiate with terrorists, thus bringing this long, miserable Obama-Kerry diplomatic fiasco to a …

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Spreading Hatred Toward Jews on Daily Kos

Outside of political Islam, the most racist political movement in the west, today, of any significance, is unquestionably the progressive-left… the movement from whence I sprang. The style of contemporary progressive-left racism varies from the dying old-fashioned right-wing variety, because it is grounded in a condescension that sees the ethnic …

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Love of the Land Links

Gotta Smile! How would you like your judge? Zionist or patriotic? (Video) Happy Gaza , Where the Suffering is Unbearable Undermining the Peace Process With Prisoner Releases Love of the Land is the blog of Yosef and Melody in Hebron. Let me ask you, how much guts does it take …

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The Return of Old-Timey Jew Hatred

The news, on this first day of Passover within the American Jewish community, is of the shooting-up of a number of Jewish facilities near Kansas City, Kansas. CBS News reports: OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — An elderly man opened fire Sunday at two Jewish facilities in suburban Kansas City, killing a …

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Mike Lumish – Announcing My Sunday Column for the Elder of Ziyon

The Elder and I, happily enough, have agreed to an arrangement wherein I will write a regular and exclusive Sunday column for the popular and influential Elder of Ziyon blog and he certainly has my thanks.   I will also, you can be sure, promote JDU.  Shirlee has created something pretty …

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Sticks and Stones May Break My Bones, but Words Cause Permanent Damage

  Barry Shaw is a special consultant on delegitimization issues to the Strategic Dialogue center at Netanya Academic College. He is also the author of Israel Reclaiming the Narrative and a columnist for the Jerusalem Post. In his most recent piece, entitled Original thinking: When Israel supporters use the language of …

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Kerry Blames Israel on Schedule

Kerry’s announcement of Israeli-Jewish blame for Arab intransigence in the so-called “peace process” is right on schedule.  Months ago I made the following predictions and hard-posted them on the upper-right side of Israel Thrives under the name Non-Peace Process: 1) The US and the EU demand negotiations between Israel and …

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The Elder and the “Assumed Symmetry Fallacy”

The Elder of Ziyon has a recent piece entitled, Peter Beinart cannot tell the difference between a “narrative” and a fact. Speaking before a group of Democrats and progressives, former New Republic editor, Peter Beinart, said the following concerning conservative billionaire Sheldon Adelson: In 2008, when Tel Aviv University’s Shlomo …

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Breaking: Israel Cancels Terrorist Release Deal

United With Israel reports the following: Israel has cancelled the scheduled release of 26 terrorists from prison on Saturday night. “The Israeli government has informed us through the American mediator that it will not abide with its commitment to release the fourth batch of Palestinian prisoners scheduled for tomorrow,” senior …

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The New Three No’s

In 1967, meeting shortly after the 6 Day War in Khartoum, Sudan, the Arab League issued its famous “Three No’s.“  When it came to the Jews of the Middle East there would be no peace, no recognition, and no negotiations.  This is hardly surprising given the fact that for thirteen hundred …

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The Racist Harassment of Jewish College Students

The racist harassment of Jewish college students in western universities is a scandal. At the University of Michigan, anti-Israel / anti-Jewish student politicos placed fake eviction orders on the dorm room doors of Jewish and pro-Israel students.  As Jonathan Tobin writes in Commentary: The movement to boycott Israel cloaks itself …

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American Weakness and the Israeli Minister of Defense

The ongoing kerfuffle over politically incorrect Israeli Minister of Defense, Moshe Ya’alon, is instructive.   Ya’alon argues that there will be no meaningful peace agreement with the Arabs and that American weakness makes the world a more dangerous place because it emboldens hostile powers.  Because power abhors a vacuum it …

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Arabs Stone Jews at the Temple Mount

In a Y-Net piece written by Noam (Dabul) Dvir entitled, Temple Mount: Arabs hurl stones at MK Feiglin we read: Hundreds of young Arabs gathered Thursday morning at the Temple Mount in Jerusalem to protest the visit of Knesset Member Moshe Feiglin (Likud) to the disputed scene. Several of the rioters hurled stones towards …

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Violence is Coming

In a piece for Commentary entitled Lying About Abbas Won’t Bring Peace, Jonathan Tobin writes the following: In short, peace process advocates believe the only way to plow ahead to an agreement is to keep the pressure up on Netanyahu to give the maximum while treating Abbas with kid gloves, all the …

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A Quick Note to a Non-Jewish Left-Leaning Friend

A buddy of mine recently forwarded a very interesting book review by Michael Walzer of David Nirenberg’s Anti-Judaism: The Western Tradition in the New York Review of Books. This was my brief response: Hi Justin,  thank you for this.  From my perspective the most prevalent form of anti-Jewish racism in the …

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Barack Obama Has Learned Nothing

He is making the same mistakes, viz-a-viz the Arab-Israel conflict, now as he made in the beginning of his first term, which leads one to wonder whether we are dealing with presidential malice or stupidity?  Then, as now, he is making an issue of the fact that Jews build housing …

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How the Hatred Spreads

My alma mater, San Francisco State University, has emerged as among the most violently anti-Jewish universities in the United States. Dusty, over at Pro-Israel Bay Bloggers and San Francisco State Unbecoming, alerts us to the fact that SFSU not only sponsors student organizations that call for the murder of Jews, …

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San Francisco State University and Calls for Murder

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San Francisco State University is funding political student organizations that call for murder. As has been well-covered in the Jewish American press, SFSU’s General Union of Palestine Students (GUPS) held up signs last year at an event honoring deceased Palestinian-Arab professor, Edward Said, reading, “My heroes have always killed colonizers.”  CBS …

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On Settlements and Stupidity: Chapter 3 Synopsis – The Palestinian Colonization of the Progressive Jewish Mind*

*The former book project under the title “ZioNazi” has been changed… mainly for sad practical reasons… to the working title of “On Settlements and Stupidity.” General Outline Chapter One Synopsis and Thesis Statement Chapter Two Synopsis – Erasing and Confiscating Jewish History When Barack Obama snubbed the Knesset, and Jews …

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The Demise of Christianity in the Middle East and Africa

The tidbit below was written by Raymond Ibrahim and published at the Gatestone Institute: The rise of endemic Christian persecution in the Middle East was noted in November when Roman Catholic Pope Francis declared “We will not resign ourselves to imagining a Middle East without Christians” and stressed the importance of “the …

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