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Following the intense smear campaign against me, my work, my writing and my livelihood, I decided to produce this short Christmas message and address the ludicrous accusations against me and also to wish you all merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Thank you all for your support.

Please share with friends and foes.

To sign a petition in support of Gilad click here

Lodge a formal complaint with Islington Council: https://www.islington.gov.uk/contact-us/comments-and-complaints?status=inprogress

Email: [email protected]

Contact the Council: +4420 7527 2000

To support Gilad’s legal battles: https://donorbox.org/gilad-needs-additional-support

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• Category: Foreign Policy • Tags: Britain, Israel Lobby 
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  1. T. Weed says:

    I was happy to contribute a modest amount to Mr. Atzmon’s defense against The Elders. Their Orwellian Endgame is to muzzle truth-tellers in every civilized country so that lies will become Truth, and woe betide him who questions it.

  2. Gilad, Merry Christmas to you and your family! You are an enemy of the culture of death because you wish no ill will to anyone. Interesting how self-reflection and repentance cannot be understood by a self-anointed “chosen” class.

    Here is one of your critics at his absolute best. Dershowitz is the personification of the Sabbatean philosophy. Watch what he says on network television as opposed to his views in a private meeting! Right click to save video.

    https://streamable.com/j8n0o

  3. T. Weed says:

    If I may add another thought: Mr. Atzmon has to DENY that he is a “holocaust denier”, as if it were a crime, a shameful disgrace such as sexual molesting of children. In other words, as Mr. Atzmon points out, the holocaust has become a religion, a state religion, to question which is to be burned at the stake. Are we now, like Galileo, controlled by this new Church, forced to kneel and ask pardon of our Jewish god for discovering the truth and daring to proclaim it? While muttering under our breath, “I deny!”

  4. ariadna says:

    One might not understand that the ban on Gilad and the Blockheads’ gig in Islington was fully justified but luckily I came across “Fiasco in Islington,” Richard Hugus’ report in Veterans Today that clarified it for me. (Not that this was the intention of the report but it listed facts Gilad does not even mention and I used my judgment.)
    It appears that people who had bought tickets expected to hear jazz, unaware that this was but a trick to sow discord among the people in the boroughs. The hero who saved the boroughs was a Mr. Martin Rancoff who sent an e-mail to the Islington Council saying that ““Mr Atzmon’s news and beliefs I personally find repulsive and do not wish to be in the same place as him, let alone listen to his music.”
    The bit about “let alone listen to his music” was a strong hint to me of the likelihood that subliminal suggestions spreading discord and Hate are embedded in that music. I don’t know enough about either jazz or subliminal suggestion techniques, but given Mr. Rancoff’s connections to the ADL he may well be privy to information about how such covert nefarious acts are perpetrated.
    The Council is to be lauded for acting so swiftly on Mr. Rancoff’s e-mail alert. I wonder if Mr. Rancoff considered the possibility that Gilad’a jazz may also contain subliminal messages of “Denial” and 9/11 conspiracy theories to which he so cleverly gives wide berth in his writings. I may send the Council an e-mail.
    Marry Christmas to all but stay alert to any danger of borough discord. An ounce of prevention and all that jazz.

  5. Okay myself a pro Jazz performer with fifty-plus years on the bandstand can say this much: Atzmons leftist viewpoints and worldview are nothing unique or new in the world of Jazz performance, as there have been myriads of leftist nut-cases, I could offer a list here as long as my arm of those current and past, who have employed their position of Jazz performer as a platform for exposure of their Marxist preferences.

    However regarding “subliminal suggestion techniques” : Nope there is no possible way whatsoever for the application of these concepts within the context of a Jazz performance, the idea of transporting mental concepts through the execution of Jazz improvisation is rediculous and simply not obtainable.

    The art form of music does not allow for the expression of specific “thoughts” or ideas other than perhaps an “angry”or “happy” sound, if the music being expressed does not contain lyrics.

    GA is simply a leftist lunatic, who is attempting to marry his idea of Jazz music to the world of communist oppression.

    Authenticjazzman ” Mensa” qualified since 1973, airborne trained US army vet, and pro Jazz artist.

    PS as a side note LV Beethoven had once composed a symphonic work in honor of Napoleon, and he then when he revised his opinion of Napoleon, he simply changed the title of the concert.

  6. Have you read his work prior to calling him a “lunatic?” Also, I don’t hear the dissonant notes of communism in his improvised solos.

  7. renfro says:
    @Authenticjazzman

    the idea of transporting mental concepts through the execution of Jazz improvisation is rediculous and simply not obtainable.
    The art form of music does not allow for the expression of specific “thoughts” or ideas other than perhaps an “angry”or “happy” sound, if the music being expressed does not contain lyrics.

    Bullshit.
    The ‘Last Train Home” by Pat Metheny perfectly conveys the mental image of the ‘train’. One of his greatest renditions imo.

    You have no idea what you’re talking about.

    • Replies: @Authenticjazzman
  8. T. Weed says:

    In my long life I’ve known several “mensa” geniuses who were dumber than Lil’ Abner. The only thing this mensa gets right is that music can’t impose subliminal holocaust denial on an audience, but he gets even that wrong, as Ariadna was writing with tongue in cheek. What he says about Mr. Atzmon-leftist, communist, Marxist-just shows that he’s not read or listened to Mr. Atzmon, he’s just blowing his ignorant off-key horn.

  9. niceland says:
    @Authenticjazzman

    I love most music but Jazz is profoundly boring and generically just a miserably excuse for those unable to make music. 20 years ago I took some on-line MENSA test and qualified even if my engrish was rudimentary at best. Therefore it’s clear great many idiots are MENSA qualified.

    Gilad Atzmon is interesting character and his heart is in the right place. But his problem is he seems to believe Jews are generally smarter than the rest of us. So he is buying into the myths he is fighting against. Granted he is smart but his belief in Jewish supremacy isn’t convincing.

    Even less so is your right wing bullshit. Explaining nothing.

  10. ” I love most music but Jazz is profoundly boring and generically just a miserable excuse for those unable to make music”

    This is the must ignorant, uncultured, crude, stupid statement I have encounterd on the net in years.

    Jazz is for you “boring” simply because you are not endowed with the musicality, and mental capacity necessary in order to be able to understand this wonderful music which is loved around the globe.

    And your left-wing bullshit explains precisely : nothing.

    Authenticjazzman “Mensa” qualified since 1973, airborne trained US Army vet, and pro Jazz musician.

    • Replies: @Anon
  11. Giuseppe says:

    The cloud has a silver lining. The more they smear you, the more you become widely known. So here I am, thousands of miles away, enjoying your music for the first time.

  12. @renfro

    ” You have no idea what you’re talking about”

    Yeah regarding Jazz I have no idea of what I am talking about. So tell this to the (black) drummer I toured with years ago, as he had also toured with John Coltrane and Chet Baker.

    Sure music can be used to imitate train sounds, plane sounds, car sounds, bird sounds ( Eric Dolphy) , and a plethora of other random sounds, no doubt, however my point is : music cannot express thoughts such as with the spoken word , meaning you cannot say in a musical context without lyrics : I am hungry and I am going to order a pizza.

    I am surmising that these concepts are too far above your head, and this being the reason you cannot comprehend them.

    AJM

  13. Giuseppe says:
    @Authenticjazzman

    GA is simply a leftist lunatic, who is attempting to marry his idea of Jazz music to the world of communist oppression.

    You might be a rightist lunatic, generally speaking, but Ariadna’s quote is evidence that she’s certifiable.

    The bit about “let alone listen to his music” was a strong hint to me of the likelihood that subliminal suggestions spreading discord and Hate are embedded in that music.

    Death rays from the bell of his saxophone directly penetrating Ariadna’s brain. Someone please find her tinfoil helmet.

  14. ” You might be a rightist lunatic”

    I am neither “rightist” nor “leftist”, rather my entire philosophy of life is centered around the old concepts of : Common sense” or “horse sense”.

    I find however leftists to be light years away from any notion of common sense: Blue-haired, pussy-hat sporting, screaming at the sky crazy assholes, period. Lunatics who worship such dissolute scumbags as BC/HC/BO, etc.

    AJM

  15. Anon[407] • Disclaimer says:
    @Authenticjazzman

    Jazz is jazz. Pop is pop. Classical is classical.
    All can be good music, it’s short-sighted to state counter that. However: jazz is jazz, like blues is blues, hip hop is hip hop, pop is pop, rock is rock…………………….. and then, one million dots later (as it were), classical is clsssical.

  16. @Authenticjazzman

    Gilad is not a “Blue-haired, pussy-hat sporting, screaming at the sky crazy assholes, period. Lunatics who worship such dissolute scumbags as BC/HC/BO, etc.”

    But what is certain: you DO NOT know who Gilad is, as you have to resort to ad hominems and hubris to only denigrate his point of view.

    You are just another American peudo-intellect; when a simple “I disagree, and here’s why” would suffice, you prefer to go the hubris-tic route…

    Just another average bigot.

    • Replies: @Authenticjazzman
  17. Anonymous [AKA "AntiZionest"] says:

    You sir are a very refreshing and it seems REAL jew focused on the truth and are aware of what few are, the difference between JEW and zionest. This I applaud and will support. God bless you from a Christian who believes in the truth and in equality for all of mankind.

  18. @Authenticjazzman

    You may be right about some of the ‘left wing’?

    There are two types of leftists ?

    [1] Class-based leftists, which are true leftists. These people oppose neoliberalism, war, and Israeli atrocities. They want Medicare-For-All. They want material equality for everyone regardless of race, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, or immigrant status.

    [2] Politically correct SJW leftists, which are not leftists at all. They are hateful and intolerant creeps who worship neoliberals like Obama, Hillary, and Beto O’Rourke. They don’t care about Israeli atrocities, Medicare-For-All, or yellow-vest protests. They are obsessed with eradicating “white privilege,” “toxic masculinity,” “cultural appropriation,” “rape culture,” “homophobia,” and so on. They are anti-fascist fascists. Being too selfish and cowardly to resist being enslaved by the rich, they attack their fellow peasants instead. If Trump wants peace, then these idiots want war. If Trump wants war, then these idiots imagine that Trump really wants peace, and they scream for more war.
    mikenormaneconomics.blogspot.com/2018/12/michael-d-yates-exploitation-and.html

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  19. @bike-anarkist

    ” You do not know who Gilad is”

    Bullshit, I know precisely who he is, and that being a leftist agitator marketing himself as a jazz musician.

    And I also know precisely who you are, namely a german know-it-all, ein deutscher “Besserwisser”. Look friend mankind has suffered enough under the German motto : ” Am deutschen Wesen soll die Welt genesen”, and mankind really does not need or value your German know-it-all attitude, peridod

    ” Just another average bigot” : And you just another german know-it-all : ein penetranter deutscher Besserwisser.

    As far as “bigots” go, you Germans have been the world champions for eaons.

    AJM.

  20. @james charles

    ” These people (true leftists) oppose neoliberalism, war”

    Dead wrong, as the leftists have never opposed leftist “wars of liberation”, and fact is that they have solicited funding for supporting their “wars of liberation”

    However you are right about DT, and the liberal assholes who oppose anything he does, and if he then does the exact opposite they will oppose it too.

    AJM

  21. T. Weed says:

    Aha! I’ve discovered another reason why The Elders are trying to muzzle Mr. Atzmon. A friend and I were recently discussing Douglas Reed’s The Controversy of Zion, and he recommended another book similar in its discussion of our Zion misfortune and how it got that way, Laurent Guyenot’s FROM YAHWEH TO ZION. I just received the book from Amazon. In the Advance Praise for the book, on the first page, Gilad Atzmon writes, “A profound historical study of Judaic exceptionalism. It identifies the cultural and religious roots of Jewish power…..”
    Jewish power does not want to be identified and discussed.

  22. Anon[206] • Disclaimer says: • Website

    The Jews’ main weapons in attacking the west are the holohoax and ‘racism’, and Atzmon goes to great lengths in the video to establish that he does not deny the ‘Holocaust’, and that he is not a ‘racist’, thereby implicitly supporting the persecution of holocaust denial and the endless charges of ‘racism’ coming from the Jews, that is, their primary weapons against the west. In reality, any person who has investigated the ‘holocaust’ will deny it, and any person who has any connection whatever will be a racist, i.e acknowledge that there are significant differences between the races. So, why in hell should we support Atzmon?

    note: I have forgotten my screenname, please email me.

  23. JLK says:

    I’d like to know Mr. Atzmon’s views on whether some of the smears against him and like thinkers were orchestrated in whole or part by the UK Government, such as has been documented with respect to the so-called “Integrity Initiative.”

    The Integrity Initiative is an arm of the British government and has received more than $2 million in funding from the British Foreign Office and Defense department. It has also raised money from NATO, Facebook and rightwing foundations. The Integrity Initiative is a means of undermining the sovereignty of the British people by manipulating them with lies. It engaged in numerous efforts to libel Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn and prevent him from ever being elected prime minister. Corbyn has been accused of Soviet era espionage, anti-Semitism and anything else his enemies choose to use against him. Academics and writers who spoke out against UK involvement in attacks on Syria were likewise targeted by The Timesand other influential British media. The reporters involved were part of this Integrity Initiative campaign. The attacks are consistent and are obviously coordinated at a very high level.

    http://www.eurasiareview.com/27122018-uk-and-us-psyop-collusion-oped/

    The issue of government interference in domestic politics is not limited to the UK, as it is well documented that the US Government, Big Media and Big Tech work very closely together.

  24. Anon[206] • Disclaimer says: • Website
    @Authenticjazzman

    “I could offer a list here as long as my arm of those current and past, who have employed their position of Jazz performer as a platform for exposure of their Marxist preferences.”

    Perfectly absurd. Most musicians, especially jazz musicians, are totally apolitical, much less Marxists, that idea is pure idiocy. Let’s see your list.

    • Replies: @Authenticjazzman
  25. T. Weed says:

    Yes, of course, “any person who has investigated the ‘holocaust’ will deny it”, it is truly the “Hoax of the 20th Century” (Arthur Butz) that has deranged the world, but it would be even more fatal for Atzmon’s career if he came right out and denied it. The Auschwitzers would be on him like a swarm of hornets. He has said that history is not a closed book, it must be open to question and revision, and that’s as far as he can safely go. I don’t know Mr. Atzmon, but when he says he is not a “racist”, I assume he means that he acknowledges differences between the races, but those differences must not be used to denigrate or elevate one people over another. Isn’t that what “the Chosen” do? Isn’t that why Mr. Atzmon has distanced himself from such tribal faults? We are the human race on this planet. Hath not a Jew eyes?

    • Replies: @Anon
    , @Anon
  26. Ghali says:

    Please Gilad, is playing Saxophone anti-semitism”? I don’t know mush about anti-semitism, as I am Muslim and all Muslims and Arabs use the word “Yehudi” when referring to Israeli and Jews. That means I am allowed to call a spade-a spade.

  27. Anon[300] • Disclaimer says:
    @T. Weed

    No. Atzmon, like for instance Shlomo Sand, maintains that race is an outright invention, and there are no measurable average differences between human groups, or there aren’t any stemming from genetic differences.

    I think he does it for good ends, and bave never resented him owing to such a attitude.

  28. T. Weed says:

    Yes, Ghali, I worked in Saudi Arabia for several years, and we did refer to Jews and Israel as “Yehudi”. Which name reminds me of a great American violinist, Yehudi Menuhin, whose mother named him that in defiance of the antisemitism she perceived in some of her neighbors, saying, Yes, my son is a Jew and his name won’t let you forget it. Yehudi was a righteous Jew (his father was a rabbi in Palestine who deplored the newly- arrived European Zionists’ treatment of the natives), now deceased, but he has a son, Gerard Menuhin, who wrote a book everyone should read, Tell The Truth and Shame the Devil. Gerard has been denounced as an antisemite and a self-hating Jew.

  29. Lot says:
    @Authenticjazzman

    AJM I love your comments, don’t let the haters get to you, and post on isteve more!

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  30. @Anon

    ” Most musicians , especially jazz musicians, are totally apolitical”

    Total bullshit again from you, and regarding my “List”of politically active/outspoken jazz musicians okay starting with bassist Charlie Haden, a Che’ worshiper and dyed in the wool red, then on to Gil Scott Heron, pianist and vocals, fifty years of leftist rantings in his deranged lyrics, and then to recently deceased guitarist Larry Coryell, who posted a venomous letter in Downbeat mag, viciously attacking DT voters amongst his musician buddies, and then posted a retraction thereof after which he passed away of a heart attack shortly thereafter. How about Keith Jarrett, piano guy who presents an anti-DT lecture before opening his concerts.
    Look if I had the gumption I would post a listing of umpteen political outspoken leftist jazz players however it would be a useless exercise in futility and waste of energy, as you simply are in over your head and you have not comprehended the fact that I myself have been an active jazz performer for five decades and I know what I am talking about.

    AJM

    • Replies: @Anon
  31. @Lot

    Well thank you kindly , and regarding the “haters” : I simply view them as ignorant, stupid and crazy, such as, sadly, a huge segment of the people walking around on this lunatic planet.

    AJM

  32. Anon[206] • Disclaimer says: • Website
    @Authenticjazzman

    You’re right about 1 person, Haden, but then your other Marxists are ‘DT’ voters, and I had to google that to discover that you mean a Donald Trump voter, which in your world makes him a Marxist?
    LOL ! Even Taylor Swift denounced Trump, does that make her a Marxist too? 🙂

  33. Anon[206] • Disclaimer says: • Website
    @T. Weed

    “but it would be even more fatal for Atzmon’s career if he came right out and denied it. ”

    Fatal or not, I view it as the responsibility of every Jew to investigate and deny the holohoax. How many have? You can count them on one hand. It hasn’t been fatal for Unz’s career. Besides, I don’t think ‘they’ will prosecute a Jew for denying the hoax, the publicity would be too damning. It is every Jews’ responsibility to deny this hoax which is strangling western civilization.

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