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Agent Provocateurs: Silencing Freedom of Speech, Zionist Infiltrators, and Faux Claims of Anti-Semitism

14 Sep

[Published 12 September, 2017]

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[Image available via the interwebz]

In the above image you will see Stephen Silverman, whom many refer to as “Slitherman” and “the Enforcer”. I will explain why and the relevance of including him in this blog in a moment.

First, let’s do an explainer as to why I wrote this blog about him and other likeminded, nefarious individuals.

This blog came about due to an orchestrated altercation to disrupt a pro-Palestinian event, held on Coventry, UK, less than a week ago.

The keynote speaker was MK Haneen Zoabi, a Palestinian and member of Israel’s Knesset; or parliament, if you like.

The event was organised by the West Midlands Palestine Solidarity Campaign with pro-Palestinian Human Rights Activist, Sarah Wilkinson.

The event was a public event but was unfortunately infiltrated by several Zionists agitators; including Alan Blumenthal, who is a member of the UK Independence Party and his sister, Mandy (Dingle) Blumenthal.

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(No offence intended to the actress who plays the character, Mandy Dingle in a longstanding British soap)!

Alan and Mandy were attending in a reporting capacity – intending to be disruptive and to feedback to their fellow Zionists – and began filming at the event.

No consent was obtained or requested by Alan and Mandy to film. They were initially allowed to film, but both were shouting at Haneen Zoabi saying: “everything you’re saying is absolute rubbish… you’re a liar.. you’re inciting.. you’re supporting terrorism.”

They left their seats several times to come closer to Zoabi and were repeatedly asked to return to their seats. Both refused to comply; and so, Sarah Wilkinson stood between them and Zoabi but in the moment hastily and, in my own opinion, wrongly snatched the device they were using to film.

You can see HERE that Alan Blumenthal became extremely violent, punching several individuals who were attempting to restrain him whilst waiting for the police to arrive. Blumenthal is also alleged to have kicked Sarah Wilkinson whilst she lay on the floor.

Mandy can be seen refusing to leave and is shouting most of the abuse, calling Zoabi a “racist bitch.” Interestingly, Mandy recently had her 5 minutes of fame in the media, claiming that the leader of the UK Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn was antiSemitic and that she was considering leaving the UK for Israel – albeit within the next 5 years or so.

(If that bad, why not leave right away, Mandy? You can only serve one master, as they say).

As with other pro-Palestinian events, like the recent PalExpo event, it is quite usual for Zionists and Jews, like David Collier and Jonathan Hoffman to covertly gain entry in order to provoke, heckle, and make claims of antiSemitism.

In a recent tweet posted by Mandy, she confirmed that she had attended events held by the firebrand, persona non grata, British politician George Galloway, claiming that she had been there and done that (sic).

When challenged on the matter, Mandy responded, classically, with faux claims of hatred towards Jews, saying that what was filmed and her reasons for being present at the event under deception as a provocateur, was in fact ‘Pallywood’, implying that it was manufactured to even suggest it.

In the case of Stephen Silverman, who is the ‘director of enforcement and prosecutions’ for the nefarious Campaign Against Antisemitism, when the European Forum for Ethnic Minorities (EFEMICO) tweeted a message of support to Sarah Wilkinson, asking if she had come out unscathed and commenting on the deception and actions of Alan Blumenthal who assaulted her, Silverman’s response was to also make faux claims of antiSemitism.

EFEMICO responded to Silverman, stating that criticism of an apartheid regime, such as Israel is, like any other other country guilty of crimes against humanity, is in no way racist. Silverman was also reminded that no one is entitled to use and abuse their religion or ethnicity to counter valid criticism of a State’s human rights abuses. His response was typical and dismissive, as is the default response of any individual with a similar sense of persecution complex as have many members of the World Jewry.

Perhaps somewhat understandably, the following image explains perfectly why so many Jews are so defensive and pernicious in the defence of Israel:

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This view is not to diminish the persecution of the Jewish diaspora; the realities of which forever emblazoned in our memories and should never occur in our shared histories ever again. That said, the suffering and persecution of Jews in the last century is now used as a stick with which to beat non-Jews over the head or to smear and demonize anyone who is critical of Israel or Judaism.

As indicated in the above quote from the United States Peace Institute, the collective trauma of Jewish suffering has made the World Jewry overly hyper-vigilant, extremely defensive, and generally intolerant to any kind of criticism.

This, in part, is why many pro-Israeli and/ or Zionist Jews will go out their way, by any means necessary, to discredit and silence anyone who is critical of them, and why many non-Jews believe that members of the Jewish community are generally duplicitous and pernicious in many ways.

This sensitivity is why Alan and Mandy Blumenthal did what they did and reacted in the way they did when confronted. Again, it’s also why Stephen Silverman responded the way he did.

Ask yourself these two questions:

1. Why would anyone infiltrate and record an event on a subject to which they are fundamentally opposed and then decry false claims of antiSemitism when exposed? Or;

2. Make false claims of hatred toward Jews when it’s the State of Israel that is being criticised and not Jews themselves?

Incidentally, Silverman has since deleted his tweets to EFEMICO, but not before they were archived and uploaded to a third party website.

Purely and simply, what the Blumenthals did was devious, wrong, and the brother’s violent response was a base response to a non-existent threat in a situation that he and his sister created, when neither he nor his sister should have been present at the event in the first place, and should have removed themselves immediately and without any fuss when asked.

Silverman’s response to EFEMICO was a pernicious smear, compounded by the fact that he was expecting a cutting response – and further, by the fact that he removed his tweets soliciting the response – so as to imply that EFEMICO was the aggressor, when this was clearly not the case.

This is not the first time Silverman has behaved this way. In his capacity for the Campaign Against AntiSemitism, he frequently threatens people and venues by letter and email and is a known harasser of two women on social media, having set up several troll accounts to abuse them, which he was forced to admit in court under penalty of perjury.

As was once said in a radio interview by a former Israeli Minister, referring to unfounded and mendacious smears of antiSemitism: “It’s a trick we use… we always use it.”

If it’s not acceptable for People of Colour to play the ‘race card’, so-to-speak; or Muslims to claim Islamophobia regarding criticism of patriarchal interpretations and indoctrination of Islam, then neither is it acceptable for the Jewish community to incessantly make false claims of antiSemitism.

One can only hope that one day, Jews learn to accept valid criticism (of themselves and Israel) instead of trying silence critics and outlaw it.

This attack dog approach, exceptionalism, and victim mentality, is counterproductive and extremely tedious, to which the many are now waking up to and will no longer tolerate.

Author: Jason Schumann

Update – 22 September, 2017

After reading this blog, Mandy Blumenthal took umbrage and tweeted that the contents was lies and libel.

Her tweet was favourited by her partner, Mark Lewis, a libel lawyer for the firm Seddons, who is also legal counsel for the Israeli government, in combatting the BDS movement.

Presumably Mark – with whom I have some history and once suggested that I should be given a one way ticket to the Middle East, to be thrown off a building for being gay – thought somehow, that he was going to intimidate me.

No such luck, Mark!

As with the video footage available, corroborated evidence from various sources, and the above screenshot shows, Mandy and Alan were violent and did scream insults and abuse at MK Zoabi.

So, Mark, if you care to try and sue me, bring it!

[Legal disclaimer removed, as everything quoted in this blog is a matter of record].

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Jeremy Corbyn: Vilified by UK Jewish Media?

10 Sep

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According to Jeremy Corbyn’s Wiki biography, he has, in the past: ‘mobilise[d] opposition to the Afghanistan War…. [and] was fiercely opposed to the Iraq War in 2003.’

He is a member of the Palestine Solidarity Campaign, and Stop the War Coalition, and campaigned against conflict in Gaza.

Corbyn, has been strongly criticised for some of the humanitarian and political causes he has supported, including; having met with IRA members, prior to the Northern Ireland Peace Accord (known as the Good Friday Agreement), which was signed on 10 April 1998.

Now, he has come to prominence as likely to be that next leader of the Labour Party, perhaps his skeletons have come of the closet? Particularly, his associations with pro-Palestine groups, criticism of Israel, and those, many Jews and the Israeli government deem their enemies.

Former Prime Minister, Tony Blair, who won three successive General Elections from 1997–2005, stated: “We discovered winning successively. And now we have re-discovered losing successively…You don’t win from a traditional leftist position.”

In the past few days, after being attacked and railed by so-called ‘Blair-ites’, his views on the subject of Israeli/ Palestinian relations, appear to have culminated in an all out attack in much (if not all) of the Jewish press in the UK, Israel and elsewhere. Jewish lobby organisations have also joined in the attack to vilify Corbyn.

In the JC on the 13 August 2014, Daniel Finkelstein wrote: ‘the election of Jeremy Corbyn as leader [of the Labour Party] would not be a problem for the Labour Party. It would be a debacle. A catastrophe. A calamity. A disaster.’

Finkelstein added: ‘He [Corbyn] shares the virulent anti-Zionism of the hard left. One that seeks to make Israel a pariah state. One that treats Israel as if it were the central cause of all foreign affairs problems. One that treats with Hamas and is friendly to Hizbollah (sic).’

The JC also claimed he would be an ‘enemy’ of the Jewish community, if he didn’t answer their questions ‘immediately’ and support Israel’s expansionism, which would likely be to the detriment of Palestine and Palestinians.

Its editor, Stephen Pollard, reiterated the key points (and threat) made in the article, by denouncing one challenger of the demands made in the article, for posting what Pollard considered “an idiotic tweet.”

On the Jewish Chronicle view of Corbyn, as early as 2012, Ben White wrote of ‘How the Jewish Chronicle is trying to smear Jeremy Corbyn MP.’ Similarly, as published via Order — Order, in mid-July 2015, Media Guido posted that he: ‘understands that Corbyn’s people approached the Jewish Chronicle offering them a clear-the-air interview, realising he was not exactly JC readers’ number one choice given his ‘friendship‘ with Hamas and his support for the anti-Semitic Islamist Raed Salah.’ Corbyn subsequently withdrew when told the interview would be conducted by the Neo-Con, Oliver Kamm.

On Hezbollah and Hamas, in a Q & A for the New Statesman, Corbyn said: “Look, you don’t make peace unless you talk to everybody . . . There has to be a conversation. Over Hezbollah and Hamas, yes, I’ve met [the Hamas leader] Khaled Meshal. I’ve met people from all these groups, actually, with a number of other people; Tony Blair has [too].”

One can understand, perfectly well, why Corbyn withdrew from an interview with the JC, especially as it would appear, so abundantly clear, that Kamm is vehemently opposed to Corbyn’s political beliefs and style of politics, and would not have given him a fair and impartial opportunity, or right to reply, to criticism laid against him.

Some 200 hundred tweets by Kamm, about Corbyn, in less than a year, is pretty of obsessive, would you not think?

The JC has published no less than 100 articles on Corbyn; all of which appear to portray him negatively.

The Jewish Post recently published an article calling Corbyn ‘the far-left candidate.’ For a far Lefty, Corbyn recently said on the monarchy: “Listen, I am at heart, as you very well know, a republican.” It [JP] also posted, that he is defender of a so-called 9/11 anti-Israel conspiracy theorist, Rev. Stephen Sizer.

Although acknowledging his ‘clear vision’, the JP wrote that Corbyn was a ‘fully-paid up member of the Ken Livingstone generation.’ They also criticised his support of a Palestinian state, appearing to ask its readers to ask him if he felt the same of Israel.

Even in the Times of Israel, no fewer than 30 articles have been written about Corbyn.

The headline of its article, published on the 13 August 2015, was, ‘UK Labour front-runner scrutinized for ties to anti-Semites, extremists.’ The Times [of Israel] added, that he [Corbyn] supported the likes of Deir Yassin Remembered, and had made donations to the group. ToI could not substantiate this with any proof other than hearsay by Paul Eisen.

Corbyn’s campaign denied this claim, saying “Paul Eisen clearly holds some of the most extreme views that are entirely his, and Jeremy totally opposes them and disassociates himself from them.”

Prominent Jewish organisations such as the Board of Deputies, the Far Right-linked European Jewish Parliament, and European Jewish Congress have all accused Corbyn of being anti-Jewish, and is a supporter of Hamas.

UK’s young writer, Rabbil Sikdar, says Jeremy Corbyn could be the leader British Muslims (2.8 million) have been waiting for, which is an anathema to many Jews, so many of whom, are themselves, vehemently anti-Muslim and anti-Palestine.

James Forsyth, writing in The Spectator, said that, Corbyn is ‘unelectable’ now appears, almost certainly, to have been a gravely premature misjudgement, on his part.

Whether Corbyn is the right person to aid Labour’s recovery, from the orchestrated and devastating hatchet-job carried out by David Cameron, and the Conservative government, pre-election 2015, only time will tell.

Your thoughts?

End Notes:

1. For the purpose of clarity, the only reason the word ‘Jewish’ has been used in the headline of this article, is due to the fact that two of the newspapers attacking Jeremy Corbyn have the word in the title of their publications. To be clear, conflation of the word Jews/ Jewish with Zionism serves Zionism. The smear campaign detailed in this article was orchestrated by Zionists, not Jews.

2. Following publication, it was brought to my attention that Oliver Kamm and Stephen Pollard have known each other very well since at least 2006. It follows, that any article written by Kamm and published by the JC (about Corbyn) would have been malicious in its intent.

Article by: Jason Schumann, aka @debatingculture

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