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A website close to the Iranian regime is explaining why the Islamist powers that run the nation are having problems.
It’s the Jews.
But not just the Jews. It’s their sorcery.
The documentation of the report comes from the Middle East Media Research Institute, which monitors media in the Middle East, reports on the activities there and offers explanations of the real issues that are developing.
The site reports how Mehdi Taeb, who is close to Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and leads the Ammar Base think tank, made the comments.
Taeb said this month that the Jews are the most powerful sorcerers in the world today, and that they have used their powers to attack Iran.
For example, the statements from Taeb explained, the Jews have turned the United States into their tool and have gotten it to impose sanctions on Iran.
“He added that while Iran has so far withstood their assaults, they have no yet used the full scope of their powers,” MEMRI reported.
MEMRI cites an article on Rasanews.ir as the source.
There, the Iranian regime website said, “Speaking on April 20, 2013, to students at a religious seminary in Ahwaz, Mehdi Taeb noted, ‘The Jews are currently subjecting us to an unprecedented trial. As you read in the Quran, Solomon ruled the world … and God ordered a group of sorcerers to come out against him. The Jews have the greatest powers of sorcery, and they make use of this tool.’”
The source continued quoting Taeb, “All the measures that have been brought against us originate with the Zionists. The U.S. is a tool in their hands. So far, they have not used the full [scope] of their sorcery against us. Sorcery was the final means to which they resorted during the Ahmadinejad era, but they were defeated. This ability of the Jews was eliminated by Iran…”
MEMRI explained that the Rasanews article was published on March 7, and said, “The Jews have always tended to resort to divination, … that has its roots in astronomy, astrology and sorcery … when they consorted with various peoples in the course of history. They cherished this [knowledge] like a treasure, generation after generation. In most cases, they base their predictions on the holy book, especially on the book of Daniel, and they create an ideological climate in which the appreciation of sorcery and the yearning for it increase.”
The statement said, “Sorcery is known to be a practice of which the divine books (the Old Testament, New Testament, Quran) and the monotheistic religions disapprove. But Jewish mysticism regards it as a means to uncover the secrets of the holy book.”
The claim falls not far afield from the periodic allegations that appear among Muslim interests that the Jewish people hold “barbaric rituals.”
Earlier this year, a Lebanese daily newspaper published an article to coincide with Passover that accused Jews of using human blood in their religious rituals, a notorious anti-Semitic smear.
The author, Lebanese writer Sana Kojok, claimed that during Passover, the Jews eat matzah made with the blood of non-Jews.
Kojok also called on the Palestinians to turn Israeli’s religious holiday from one of joy into one of weeping and wailing.
Kojok wrote: “During the Jewish holiday of Passover, which begins today, strange and bizarre rituals are held, according to instructions by the Talmud: Houses are cleared of all leaven, that is, all bread and bread products containing yeast, which are called ‘hametz’ in Hebrew.
“Additionally, on the holiday eve, the Zionist Jews eat unleavened bread which during its preparation is mixed with blood – but that blood must be from a non-Jew! This unleavened bread is called ‘matzah’,” Kojok claimed.
The “blood libel” myth dates as far back as 1840, when a tale was spread around Syria that a priest, Father Toma, went to the Jewish Quarter of Damascus, where he was slaughtered by a group of rabbis and other Jews. As the historically inaccurate account goes, not a drop of blood was spilled because it was collected to make Passover matzah.
“Imagine someone eating matzah made with blood!? How do these barbarians think?? Such barbaric behavior – even in eating and drinking?!” Kojok wrote.
In 2003, Arab media aired a program that depicted a boy being sacrificed and his blood used to make Passover matzah. Prominent Saudi clerics reiterated the myth in a 2012 interview, claiming also the Holocaust was “exaggerated.”
In 2000, the Palestinian Liberation Army mufti, Sheik Col. Nader Al-Tamini, stated in a debate on Al-Jazeera that there can be no peace with the Jews because they suck and use the blood of Arabs on holidays such as Passover and Purim.
WND also has reported on the multiple times that Muslim clerics predict that in the end times every Jew on the face of the Earth will be annihilated.
One of the more recent claims was made in a broadcast on Al-NAS Television in Egypt, where cleric Mahmoud al-Masri pontificated on his belief about the future of the nation of Israel and the Jewish people.
“The final annihilation [of the Jews] will come at the time of the Mahdi, or shortly before the Mahdi appears. Then the Muslims will regain the Al-Aqsa mosque, if they do not manage to spread Islam throughout the land,” he said.
“A small group of Jews will remain, but not the Jews living in Palestine. A group of Jews from Isfahan will survive, and they will follow the Antichrist, but eventually, they will also be killed, along with the Antichrist,” he continued. “Ultimately, not a single Jew will be left on the face of the Earth. Victory is coming, Allah willing.”
The Mahdi is believed by some sects in Islam to be the 12th imam, an end times figure who will arise to lead Muslims on a worldwide rampage in which all “enemies” of the belief are eliminated. Some Christians believe the Mahdi is the same as the biblical Antichrist, the personification of evil.
Former terrorist turned Christian Walid Shoebat noted the report, and said, “As the West attempts to split hairs when determining if Islamists with this view are part of al-Qaida or not, the words of Islamists like this fall on deaf ears. His idea of victory is for the Earth to be uninhabited by a single Jew.”
WND previously reported that a Pew Research poll said two-thirds of a billion Muslims expect the Mahdi – the last Islamic imam they believe will come and rule the world – to arrive in their lifetimes.
In a column written in WND, Richardson noted that he has been criticized repeatedly for believing many Muslims have a faith in the coming Mahdi, especially that there are a significant number who believe that will happen soon.
The survey by Pew Research at that time noted that in the Middle East, North Africa, South Asia and Southeast Asia, “half or more Muslims believe they will live to see the return of the Mahdi. This expectation is most widespread in Afghanistan (83 percent), Iraq (72 percent), Tunisia (67 percent) and Malaysia (62 percent).
A taste of Israel has come to California. Last month, Ashley Gershoony, along with two business partners, opened the first North American offshoot of the Israeli fast-food franchise Burgerim, on Santa Monica Boulevard in West Hollywood, California.
Hebrew for “multiple burgers,” Burgerim opened its first store in Tel Aviv in 2008 and is now a successful Israeli franchise; with more than 70 stores in Israel, it has more outlets than competitors like Burger Ranch and BBB Burgus Burger Bar. Gershoony, a Persian Jew who grew up in the San Fernando Valley, visited Israel recently to see the franchise in action. “There are so many of them,” she said. “On every corner is a Burgerim. And the burgers were so delicious. We’re hoping to replicate that success here.”
(Times of Israel) Women of the Wall leader Anat Hoffman has revealed her longterm intentions in a BBC interview, as she demands that the Kotel’s rabbi allow women to conduct services at which they pray with prayer shawls, phylacteries and read the Torah at the Kotel, in violation of the rules governing the holy site which have been upheld by Israel’s Supreme Court.
Temple Mount activist Yosef Rabin sent the video of the interview to other activists Thursday and wrote in an e-mail that “Anat Hoffman’s attempt at taking over the Kotel is nothing short of a declaration of war against Torah Judaism in the Land of Israel.”
“She is dangerous and people especially Rabbis and leadership must begin to cleverly oppose this dangerous woman and expose her for what she is,” he opined.
You know things are bad when a little Jew can’t even give a talk at a synagogue on Long Island.
Here is the latest on Habeebgate. In my WND column last Monday, I reported on a coordinated leftist/Muslim campaign to intimidate the officials of a Long Island synagogue where I am scheduled to speak on April 14 into canceling my talk. But the Great Neck Synagogue refused to kowtow to intimidation: The talk is still set to go on, and now the Islamic supremacist commissioner of the Nassau County Human Rights Commission, Habeeb U. Ahmed, is in hot water for using the power of his position to try to strong-arm the synagogue into canceling my talk.
Almost immediately after learning that I was scheduled to speak, Ahmed wrote to a group of area leftist leaders. Apparently he used his position on the Human Rights Commission as if he were a mob boss, deploying a small coterie of leftists and Islamic supremacists in a covert effort to intimidate the Great Neck Synagogue into canceling my scheduled speech there. Habeeb and his accomplices ordered their minions to strong-arm the shul, make calls and get the synagogue leaders to cancel a proud Jew scheduled to speak at their synagogue. (More here.)
As a result of this egregious violation of the public trust, now the Nassau County Attorney’s office has opened an investigation into Habeeb Ahmed’s conduct. According to Brian Nevin, a senior policy adviser to Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano, the investigation is attempting to determine whether Habeed Ahmed “misused his title” to strong-arm the synagogue into silencing free speech and enforcing the Shariah. Nevin said: “They are looking to see if any rules in the county charter were broken. It may be that there is no policy – and he has apologized.” (More here.)
He apologized – good. But that is hardly enough. I welcome this investigation and hope the imposition of Shariah blasphemy laws using public office will be punished to the full extent of the law – American law for American courts. Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano should conduct a complete ethics probe and an investigation of Habeeb Ahmed’s abuse of power.
I urge Mangano to remove this thug from office. Habeeb Ahmed must go. Ahmed is attempting to deny our First Amendment rights, using his political power to bully and intimidate. Further, how is the Chairman of the Board of the Human Rights Commission Zahid Syed handling Habeeb Ahmed’s strong-arming using the power and influence of his political office?
Habeeb must go.
But he has allies among compromised leftist Jews. The Forward reported: “New York activist groups Jewish Voice for Peace, Jews for Racial and Economic Justice, and Jews Say No! announced their opposition to a speech set for April 14 by Pamela Geller, an activist known for her extreme anti-Muslim rhetoric, at the Modern Orthodox Great Neck Synagogue. In an email sent to JVP activists on April 3, the organization called on members to contact the Great Neck Synagogue and ask it to cancel the event. Rebecca Vilkomerson, JVP’s executive director, told the Forward on April 4 that at least 50 people had contacted Great Neck Synagogue at the group’s behest.”
These are not Jewish groups but anti-Jewish groups which, when they are not attacking Jews, are calling for a kristallnacht against the tiny Jewish state. They promote and sponsor the vicious boycott, divest and sanction (BDS) movement designed to alienate and cut Israel off from the rest of the world.
The Great Neck Synagogue should be proud that it incurred the ire of the viciously anti-Israel cabal of craven quislings – lapdogs for annihilationists.
I sent this statement I gave to the Forward (true to form, they only used one or two sentences):
These are not truly Jewish organizations. Their fundamental allegiance is to the political left. They are consistently anti-Israel, and manifest complete indifference – or worse – when innocent Jews are murdered in cold blood by Islamic jihadists, and when the Gaza Muslims celebrate those murders. Jewish history is plagued with these quislings, who are willing tools serving as the public face for supremacists and annihilationists.
The left uses these Jews to defame and destroy a Jew who is truly standing up for Israel and for the principles of freedom and human rights that the Jewish State represents. It’s inexcusable. The kapos had guns to their heads. What’s their excuse?
These savages speak whenever and wherever they want, but challenge the big lies and the manufactured myths and you are in for a world of pain. Huge props to the Great Neck Synagogue for standing firm for free speech – a Jewish value, I might add. I urge my readers and all freedom lovers to join me at the Great Neck synagogue on April 14 and drown out these voices of darkness.
The Jewish delegation to the installation ceremony of Pope Francis on Tuesday was the only non-Christian group to receive a special mention.
Pope Francis opened his speech by saying he was speaking “with the permission of the diplomatic corps, the Jews who are with us and all the rest,” the Jerusalem Post reported.
Many in the Jewish community hope Pope Francis will continue the strong legacy of his predecessors, Pope John Paul II and Pope Benedict XVI, in strengthening Catholic-Jewish relations.
“This reference to the Jews appears as a continuation of the warm ties forged between the Vatican and the Jewish people during the tenure of Pope John Paul II, who said that God never broke His covenant with the Jews,” said Israeli Chief Rabbinate spokesman Ziv Maor, according to the Jerusalem Post.
Representatives from over 132 nations, including dozens of heads of state, attended the ceremony. Leaders of Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist and Jain faiths were also in attendance, the Washington Post reported.
Following the installation, Jewish leaders met with Pope Francis during a private audience with the pontiff on Wednesday.
“Today, at the private audience, we were greeted with special warmth,” said Rabbi David Rosen, the American Jewish Committee’s (AJC) International Director of Interreligious Affair, in a statement.
“It’s encouraging that the Jewish people, including our organization, already have ties to the new pope,” B’nai B’rith International Executive Vice President Daniel S. Mariaschin said in a statement. “I think this bodes well for the future as we continue to advance the interreligious dialogue between the two communities.”
Palestinian terrorist Majdi Al-Rimawi, who had been convicted and sentenced to prison for life for his role in the murder of former Israeli Minister of Tourism Rechavam Ze’evi in 2001, has been offered “honorary citizenship” by the French city of Bezons.
Al-Rimawi was a member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), a terrorist organization. In addition, the municipality of the city prepared a plaque referring to Al-Rimawi as a “political prisoner,” according to Palestinian Media Watch.
“Majdi is a direct victim of this [Israeli] occupation… As are the 4,500 Palestinian resistance [fighters] who were imprisoned for having dared to defend their country against an occupier whose military means are oversized and whose methods constantly violate UN resolutions and international law,” said the mayor of the city of Bezons, Dominique Lesparre, in a speech during the dedication ceremony.
According to a report from Switzerland on Thursday, 25 Adar 5773, an elderly chareidi couple perished in a blaze during the night. The victims of the blaze were R’ Yosef Elbaum (91) and his rebitzen Raizel (74) z”l. It appears they died of smoke inhalation. Neighbors realized the fire broke out and summoned firefighters close [...]
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