Many of us had left our countries of origin for
There were all kinds of bodies in the past (and present) which were involved in fund raising for various Jewish projects in
Over the years, the truth of the matter comes out.
It is a very sad day indeed when bills are discussed that is racist. A case in point is the bill entitled "the Jewish National Fund Law". This is an extension of what the JNF (Jewish National Fund) really is. No matter which way one views it. The usual self righteous Zionists justify their racism, and it should come as no surprise that lobbying in the Knesset for passing racist bills preventing Arab citizens from buying land reserved for Jews. The clause in the bill stating that "the leasing of JNF lands for the purpose of settling Jews will not be seen as unacceptable discrimination," even though it involves 13 percent of state-controlled lands and allows for further expressions of discrimination. This could mean that eventually cinemas, hospitals and universities could be established for Jews only. Racial discrimination once started can snowball into the lexicon of Israeli legitimacy and there will always be the right wing “herrenvolk” that will justify Jewish purity and settlement expansion at the expense of the indigenous Arab peoples within and beyond the green line. There are plenty right wingers in the Knesset who will support this.
This bill should be rejected by all those who believe in the equality of all
There would be an outcry of Diaspora Jewry if certain property projects were reserved for non-Jews only. Can one imagine what would happen if Jews were forbidden to buy homes or property in certain areas of
“The Jewish National Fund
Behaves as if
The State of
Did not exist.
In a democratic State,
Land is not allotted
Race, Nation, Religion or Gender.
A bill aimed at
Is a disgrace
To all Knesset members
Who vote for it.”
27th July 2007-07-28