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In Spain, anti-Semitism is new leftist trend
Ignacio Russell Cano
Published: 20.07.06, 14:21
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1. leftis antisemitism
Djazaïri ,   France   (07.20.06)
Antisemitism is useful to the zionists. Where it does not exist, zionists manage to create or excite it.
2. How many Madrid bombings before Spain sees sense?
Larry ,   Eastbourne, UK   (07.20.06)
Spain is in many ways a wonderful country with delightful people, but Zapatero sounds as if he yearns for the days of the Inquisition. How many terrorist atrocities like Madrid must there be before he and other Spanish antisemitic leftists understand that Islamic Nazism threatens the whole civilised world?
3. Definitions and a Canary
Fernando ,   Gainesville, FL   (07.20.06)
The new definition of Anti-semitism: If you criticize Israel, you're anti-semetic. If you criticize anyone else, including Islamic states, you're not anti-semitic. If you want to overthrow the Israeli government, you're anti-semitic. If you want to overthrow any other government, you're not anti-semitic. Canary in the mine? Canary's detect noxious fumes already in existence, they don't influence them or attract them. Uh oh, did I just criticize Israel? I must be anti-semitic now.
4. Disgusting
enric ,   Rehovot Israel   (07.20.06)
I am spaniard.. I live in Israel.. this is is disgusting...This article is full of lies. One lie after the other. Zapatero has always been very critical about the israeli government policies but accusing him of anti-semitism is just purely disgusting. His grand pa was killed by the franco fascist. He never said the thing this article claim, was a lie invented byt he extreme right.. I am sorry but this is purely propaganda because soemone the Spain government is criticizing the israeli government. Disgusting and ashamed.
5. Zapatero commy bastard
romych ,   usa   (07.20.06)
See subject
6. Wow
David Oreck   (07.20.06)
What a poorly written article. How come drudge linked this?
7. Antisemitissme
Alexandre ,   Paris France   (07.20.06)
Dear all readers... I'm not antisemite... I can not be, because I'm semite... I guess it has nothing to do being jew or not with being semit or not... I'm muslim, semite.. At least this is what i learned i my early studies... after all, we all were born in the same area... My point is the following : I might be in war with Israel country when i'm in Lebanon my motherland... I'm proud of being in war with Israel... But I'm not in war with jews in Paris or in Europe... It is a political issue, never a religions issue... We shall stop selling the battle as being a battle between islam and jewish people... It is a land matter, a money and oil matter... It has nothing to do with religion... If spain gouvernement is for the palestinian people against the israeli gouvernement this doesn't mean he is against Jewish... King Abdallah prefere Israel Gouvrenment to Hamas gouvernement... Does that mean he is not muslim (Well maybe...) I hope someday, next generation will take enough steps back to analyse better the situation and take a real judgement not based on religious fanatisme (jewish, christian and muslim...) Who knows, most of muslim palestinian dream personnaly to live in canada or in US... and I don't think US Jewish business man would like to leave all his business and come live in Isreal with no business insentives...
8. the end of golden age
pierre ,   paris France (??)   (07.20.06)
The last 60 years have been a golden age for Jews in Europe. It's over, as is over the Golden age of Europe itself. we are in 1936 or worse (see Djazaïri) in 1490. Believe it or not, but leave it.
9. weak article
Mark Mays ,   usa   (07.20.06)
Nothing but hearsay and right wing nonsense.
10. J'accuse! There you go again
Rolando Ramirez ,   Mexico City, Mexico   (07.20.06)
So, because he criticizes Israel, he's an anti-semite? You guys are ridiculous! No one believes that stuff any more.
11. Spain
Oliver ,   Paris   (07.20.06)
The best leadership in Europe! It expresses our genuine point of view! Zapatero is rationa and wise man! :::::::::Vivaaa espaniaaaaaa ::::::::::
12. the left sees islam as 'cute', jews as 'retrograde'
aaron ,   ra'anana   (07.20.06)
13. If he is a true socialist - then invite him to a kibbutz
andrew ,   miami,fl   (07.20.06)
If he is a true socialist - then invite him to a kibbutz the kibbutz is the most pure form of it the truth of the matter is that most socialists today are mindless college kids with no new ideas the thing about the EU everyone will come to hate is the fact that it is like a hydra with 10 heads
14. spain follows french lead
Arie   (07.20.06)
As soon as the trains were bombed - the Spanish government surrendered to islamofascistic terrorism. They are now ruled and commanded by those seeking the destruction of the civilized world. The french have taught the Spanish well!
15. Aliyah now
Chrisona ,   Chicago.IL   (07.20.06)
How many kicks in the behind do Spanish Jews need before they get the message?
Mike Rowe ,   USA   (07.20.06)
You people coming here masquerading yourselves as "jews" ought to be ashamed. Now you want to pick a fight with Spain's PM??? The image of real JEWS will be forever stained by this idiotic government let by a womanizer Ehud Olmert and his absentee "Israeli" sons who are now studying abroad one of the US finest Universities. So much for pride, Israeli pride that is. I believe Spain does not want to inflame any ethnic group, and the author or "columnist" of this bias piece should resign from his internet "right-wing" wannabe internet column. All this cretin does is try to divide people, so that bored "jews" could sit around in their air conditioned rooms along with laptop in hand in accusing others of anti semitism... Would the BS stop with you morons, can it stop?
17. The inquisition started in Spain and...
Elana ,   USA   (07.20.06)
their hatred continues. No suprises.
18. Source of current problem-Javier Solana
Elana ,   USA   (07.20.06)
-who says Hezbollah cannot be confirmed as a terrorist organization. I CAN CONFIRM THAT SOLANA IS AN IDIOT!
19. To: The fool in France
Elana ,   USA   (07.20.06)
This is how you address an issue by making up stories? Or is it that you just don't read enough?
Asma Bint Marwan ,   Brussels, Belgium   (07.20.06)
Europe has changed rapidly in the last 15 years. Socialist atheism has combined forces with Islamic immigration in an effort to destroy Western Civilization. Politicians like Zapatero, Jacques Chirac, Javier Solano and Romano Prodi are taking orders from Saudi and Islamist interests. EURABIA will explode when Muslim immigrants decide it's time to take over Western Europe.
21. message to Spanish Jews
Gilan ,   J'lem, Izzie   (07.20.06)
Come home to Israel. We love you and would be happy to welcome all 14 000 of you. Let the backwards racists enjoy their dhimmitude on their own.
22. What a ridiculous argument
Will Millen ,   London Uk   (07.20.06)
An attack based on nothing more than conjecture and hearsay! Laughable and ridiculous.
23. Not just in Spain, Finland too
Rick The Dragon ,   Finland   (07.20.06)
Finland is now the leader country of EU and I remind you that our president Tarja Halonen is former far left socialist, friend of Fatah, DDR and foreign minister socialdemocrat Erkki Tuomioja anti-Israel leftist who has compared jews for a few years ago to nazis. I think he is a bit like that appeaser German socialist Schultz in EU parliament. Halonen and Tuomioja also were against EEC... capitalist Europe in 70's and Tuomioja protested against Pahlavi Iran in 1960's, I mean these guys are politically correct pro-islam old radicals. Prime minister Matti Vanhanen is center right politician with positive view of USA and Israel but socialists have the real power here. Here is the picture of Tarja Halonen with Arafat. You know Fatah and Baath were in socialist International where Socialists belonged too.
24. spain
david ,   barcelona   (07.20.06)
I am from Spain. This article shows that you have absolutely no idea of what is going on in Spain. Simply because you do not control 100 per cent of public opinion like in the United States of Israel that does not mean that Spain is a racist or anti-Semitic country. In fact there is much more discrimination against Arabs but against this you say nothing. Of course, they are Arabs. Instead of criticising others the first thing that you should do is take a look at yourselves instead of taking cheap dirty shots lie this that the only thing that they do is discredit you. Taking dirty shots is the favorite technique towards those who dare criticise you, and this is a fascist technique. First it was France, now it is Spain. By writing this piece of uninformed bigotry, you are only creating more enemies for yourself, understand that by killing 300 civilians and blowing up bridges and milk factories people are going to hate you. You have very few friends in the world and with your actions and articles like this you will have one or two left. Those who fall into this kind of perverse and unacceptable moral blackmail. We will not. I am very proud of Spain and you will never have a quality of life as we have here. I doubt France or Italy will fall for it either. Remember that the Italian team that won the world cup in 1982 dedicated it to the Palestinians that you killed mercilessly in Lebanese. They must be anti-Semitic also. You are a bunch of family killers, as you have shown since the beginning of June in gaza and lebanon. If this world had any morals you would be in The Hague standing trial for war crimes and the country would be subject to sanctions. What separates you from that is only the United States of Israel. Shame on you !!!
25. inquisition
Djazaïri ,   France   (07.20.06)
As Larry evokes the times of the inquisition, I hope he knows that jews were not the sole target of inquisition. Muslims were to. And both jews ans muslims found refuge in muslim countries, specially in North Africa. But the pseudo jewish zionists tend to forget victims that are not jews.
26. You need to come up with something a little more solid than
Edan ,   Beer Sheva   (07.20.06)
Wearing a kafia and paraphrasing. And : The first signal came on Monday, 5 December, when during a dinner with the Benarroch family, Zapatero and wife began claiming what Vidal Quadras, member of the European Parliament, described on the radio as "a tirade of anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism". did anybody understand that sentence?
27. playing the race card
Mac ,   USA   (07.20.06)
again...a criticism of Israel, a brutal oppresive state, is NOT the same as anti-semitism.
28. Anti-semite? How about anti-leftist?
Mando ,   Los Angeles, CA USA   (07.20.06)
This article is absolutely struggling to make the socialist Spanish PM to look like the next Führer. The author needs to provide more concrete example of the blatant anti-semitism that Spanish Jews are suffering from. Wearing a Palestinian scarf and a vague Hitler reference does not mean Spain will become the Fourth Reich. Criticizing Israel does not equal anti-semitism, this fallacy is a favorite propaganda tool for the Right, and frankly, it got old a long time ago.
29. antisemitism
Ron ,   New Jersey   (07.20.06)
To those who claim Spain is not antisemitic, and Jews are over-reacting: 1. You claim that he antipathy is directed at Israel rather than Jews., and is not anti-semitic. However, selectively criticizing Israel for offenses that pale in comparison with regular activities of other countries, which are not criticized --- that is anti-semitic. Those voices who condemn Israel for alleged atrocities but overlook deliberate targeting of civilians by others -- that is anti-semitic. 2. The "mission statement" of Hamas calls for killing Jews, rather than only Israelis -- go on, check it online for yourself. And the famous battle-cry "itbach al yahud" means "kill the Jew", rather than kill ther Israeli. 3. A government official who sympathizes with the Nazis is grotesque. He might even be subject to arrest if he entered Germany, so offensive are his statements. To those on ths string who
30. Pathetic
Jimmy ,   USA   (07.20.06)
How much longer are the Jews going to play the Holocaust/Anti-semetic card?
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