Brandon Martinez / Non-Aligned Media
Putting aside their differences on the Israel-Palestine dispute, American Jews and Muslims are forming alliances to oppose the presidency of Donald Trump, whose campaign call to put a temporary ban on all Muslim immigration and unclear statements about creating a registry database to track Muslims drew a storm of criticism and indignation from multiculturalists and globalists.
Noting this burgeoning alliance, a Haaretz article titled “Trump Effect: Jewish and Muslim Organizations Form New Alliance” mentioned the creation of a new Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council that “will work to protect religious minorities’ rights as well as other ‘issues of common concern.'”
The American Jewish Committee and the Islamic Society of North America “have teamed up to form a new national group of leading Jewish and Muslim Americans” in order to coordinate efforts to combat the alleged increase in anti-Muslim and anti-Jewish sentiment following the election of Donald Trump. Stanley Bergman, one of the new group’s Jewish co-chairs, said that Muslims and Jews “share so much in common and should find ways, where possible, to work together for the benefit of the entire country.”
Laurie Goodstein of the New York Times wrote an article last month touching on a similar theme, titling the piece “Both Feeling Threatened, American Muslims and Jews Join Hands.” Opening the article, she wrote:
Jolted into action by a wave of hate crimes that followed the election victory of Donald J. Trump, American Muslims and Jews are banding together in a surprising new alliance. They are putting aside for now their divisions over Israel to join forces to resist whatever may come next. New groups are forming, and interfaith coalitions that already existed say interest is increasing.
Goodstein detailed the outreach activities of a group called the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom, which organizes gatherings of Muslim and Jewish women. Jewish women at one event put on by that group said their new-found solidarity with Muslims came from Trump’s proposal to halt all immigration from Islamic countries and the idea about a Muslim registry that they said paralleled “Germany in the years before the Holocaust.”
Jonathan Greenblatt, the CEO of the Anti-Defamation League, the deceptively-named organization of professionally aggrieved Jews who defame all their critics as “anti-Semites,” came out strongly against Trump’s Muslim ban/registry proposals declaring that if implemented he will register as a Muslim. “If one day Muslim-Americans will be forced to register their identities, then that is the day that this proud Jew will register as a Muslim,” Greenblatt told a crowd. “As Jews, we know what it means to be registered and tagged, held out as different from our fellow citizens.”
Benjamin Gladstone, writing in the Jewish daily Forward newspaper, put out a call for all Jews to register as Muslims if Trump’s database became a reality, citing the “horrors” of religious registration of Jews in Nazi Germany as the casus belli for Jewish opposition to Muslim tagging in the United States. “I am putting out a call for Jewish citizens of the United States of America to commit, right now, to register as Muslim in the event that Donald Trump actually implements such a system, and to encourage other citizens, Jewish or not, to do the same,” he wrote.
All of this pro-Muslim posturing on the part of certain sectors of the American-Jewish establishment is disingenuous at best, and is motivated entirely by their fear of the growing nativist/nationalist sentiment sparked by Trump’s emphasis on stopping, or at least containing, unrestricted immigration. The Jewish elites could care less about Muslims specifically – their only concern is that the latent “America First” populism and nationalism of Trump supporters could eventually turn against them and their hegemonic interests.
American Jewish organizations now “building bridges” with Muslims in response to the election of Trump do so with the singular, selfish goal of promoting a generic multiculturalism and pluralism that suits their own ethnic interests, which also just happens to benefit Muslims too. These same Jewish groups vigorously support Israel as a “Jewish state” and say nothing of its continued oppression and dispossession of primarily Muslim Palestinians which even the Obama administration has forcefully rebuked.
US Jewish groups have been abjectly silent as the Israeli government under Netanyahu has launched major crackdowns on African migrants coming into Israel, herding them into holding pens before deporting them back to Africa. Israeli ministers stoke the flames of distrust and hatred against Africans, Palestinians, Muslims and Arabs who threaten the Jewish homogeneity of Israel, categorizing them as “demographic threats” and equating them to a “cancer.” Netanyahu just recently built a border fence around parts of Israel to keep out, in his words, “wild beasts.” All of this outrageous and often illegal behaviour by Israel has been met with silence from all major American and European Jewish organizations, who continue to act as partisans, propagandists and fundraisers for that state.
The Jewish establishment are simply grooming Muslims in the US and Europe as useful idiots to forward their long-term multicultural objectives aimed at extirpating European identity and nationalism, which they see as the precursors to Fascism and Nazism. Disgracefully, opportunistic Muslims are openly colluding with the very sponsors of and mouthpieces for Palestinian genocide in the Middle East. Not affected by this far-away conflict, Muslims in North America and Europe gravitate more towards leftist and Cultural Marxist imperatives, championing the Europhobic discourse of “White Privilege” while giving their exceedingly wealthy and privileged Jewish compatriots a pass.
On the issue of multiculturalism, Muslims and Jews evidently see eye to eye, and are working together against the “racist” Whites who are not allowed to have an identity or culture of their own. While Jews have Israel and Muslims have dozens of countries where Islam is the dominant culture and religion, White European populations and cultures are being subjugated, subdued and ultimately displaced by a tidal wave of mass immigration which continues on an unprecedented scale.
Trump’s major flaw is that he decidedly favours Jews and takes their side against Muslims in the Middle East, undermining his own stated “America First” foreign policy positions with unfettered backing of aggressive Zionist imperatives relating to their internal and external rivals. His close business and familial associations with Jews informs his rabid shilling for Israel and its imperialist designs over the Middle East, which included manipulating the US into two useless and disastrous wars in Iraq and Afghanistan in order to “secure the realm” for Israeli domination and exploitation, virtually bankrupting the US economy as a result.
Trump, while generally critical of the Iraq war, conforms to political correctness by refusing to identify Israel-first neoconservative Jews as the architects of Bush’s senseless wars. During the campaign Trump lambasted Jeb Bush for the WMD lies his brother knowingly dispensed to justify invading Iraq. But he continues to shield from scrutiny the true brains behind much of the propaganda and deceit leading to that war, all of which was first cooked up by the Israeli regime of Ariel Sharon and then transmitted through their Zionist neocon emissaries in the Bush White House.
But if Trump follows through on his promise to stem the tide of mass immigration and multiculturalism and to oppose the “false song of globalism,” he will continue to garner stiff opposition from the more globalist wing of International Jewry, no matter how much he grovels to their beloved “Holy State” in the Middle East.
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