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Elie Wiesel presents himself as a humanitarian whose personal narrative gives him special license to sermonize about tolerance and non-violence. Wiesel: “Wherever men and women are persecuted because of their race, religion, or political views, that place must — at that moment — become the center of the universe.” More Wiesel: “Never again becomes more than a slogan: It’s a prayer, a promise, a vow. Never again jail and torture. Never again the suffering of innocent people, or the shooting of starving, frightened, terrified children.”

Yet Wiesel, the putative guardian of the weak and the innocent, is in conflict with Wiesel, the Zionist and shameless apologist for Israel’s on going ethnic cleansing campaign and serial butchery in Lebanon and Gaza. “I swore never to be silent whenever and wherever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides.” In the Middle East Wiesel has made his choice and it is to champion the powerful against their victims and to defend the occupier against the dispossessed.

In his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech Wiesel claimed to be sensitive to the plight of the Palestinians “but whose methods I deplore when they lead to violence. Violence is not the answer. Terrorism is the most dangerous of answers.” Wiesel denounced Palestinian terrorism but conveniently ignored his own membership in a Jewish terrorist group, the Irgun, which he joined in Paris in 1947 as a translator, journalist and propagandist.

Obviously Wiesel knew the Irgun was a terrorist group when he became a member. Its European HQ fled Rome for Paris after an Irgun cell blew up the British embassy there. Furthermore by the time Wiesel joined the organization, it had established a reputation for bombing and shooting scores of innocent Arabs in Palestine. In the 1930s the Irgun planted deadly bombs in Arab marketplaces, most notably in Jaffa, Haifa, Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. They also blew up buses and trains. By the mid-1940s the Irgun put the British colonial government in its sights. In 1946 the terrorist group killed 91 people in a Christmas bombing of the King David Hotel. They also kidnapped, tortured and hanged two British Army sergeants. And in an outrage which occurred after Wiesel joined the Irgun, the group killed some 254 unarmed Palestinian civilians at Deir Yassin in order to terrorize Palestine’s Christian and Muslim population and encourage their flight.

Despite working for a terrorist organization that was instrumental in driving the Palestinians from their homes during Israel’s so called War of Independence, Wiesel quite dishonestly asserted in a New York Times op-ed that “Incited by their leaders, 600,000 Palestinians left the country convinced that, once Israel was vanquished, they would be able to return home.” Not only did Wiesel know the truth about the Palestinian Nakba from his work for the Irgun, but when his piece appeared in the Times in 2001 Israeli historians like Benny Morris had already entirely debunked the myth of voluntary Palestinian flight. Further, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin’s autobiography revealed David Ben-Gurion’s order to drive out the Palestinians:

“While the fighting was still in progress, we had to grapple with a troublesome problem…the fate of the civilian population of Lod and Ramle, numbering some 50,000…We walked outside, Ben-Gurion accompanying us. Allon repeated his question: ‘What is to be done with the population?’ Ben-Gurion waved his hand in a gesture which said, ‘Drive them out!’…The population of Lod did not leave willingly. There was no way of avoiding the use of force…”

Lying about Israeli ethnic cleansing was not enough. Wiesel, ever the propagandist, even tried to discredit the Palestinian struggle against Zionism by conflating indigenous Arab resistance with Nazism. Wiesel wrote in his autobiography, All Rivers Flow to the Sea, “gangs loyal to the grand mufti, the pro-Hitler Haj Amin el-Husseini, former ally and protégé of Himmler, attacked Jewish villages and convoys.” Of course Wiesel said nothing about Avraham Stern, leader of an Irgun splinter group, the Lehi, who actually sought an alliance with the Nazis against Great Britain during World War II.

Wiesel has said “Indifference, to me, is the epitome of evil” and “When human lives are endangered, when human dignity is in jeopardy, national borders and sensitivities become irrelevant”. Nevertheless in the face of the Palestinian struggle to end years of Israeli occupation, land theft and brutality, Wiesel, when he isn’t blaming Zionism’s victims, is either silent or indifferent: “…whenever Israeli police or soldiers react excessively to violence from Palestinian soldiers or civilians. I rarely answer.” And concerning the IDF facilitated massacres in the Sabra and Shatila refugee camps in Lebanon: “I don’t think we should even comment…” What ever happened to Wiesel’s signature commonplace “I swore never to be silent…”?

During this past summer’s Israeli assault on Gaza, Wiesel accused the Palestinians of using children as human shields, saying in a full page ad in the New York Times, “Jews rejected child sacrifice 3,500 years ago. Now it’s Hamas’ turn.” Truth is, of course, the Israelis have not given up child sacrifice if it is Arab children doing the dying. And Israel’s exculpatory explanation that ‘the Arabs forced us to murder their kids’ has been used for a long time, for example to shield Israel from international criticism during bombing campaigns against Egypt in the early1970s and repeatedly in Lebanon.

As for Wiesel’s human shields accusation itself, western media reporting from inside Gaza during operation Protective Edge in August have pretty much discredited him. Were the four cousins playing soccer on the beach killed by Israeli naval gunfire human shields? What about the young children hit with a smart bomb while feeding the family ducks? Human shields too? And the 500 or so other dead children? Considering Israeli willingness to hit any target in Gaza from UN schools to water treatment plants to hospitals, why would Hamas bother to use kids as shields? The presence of civilians hasn’t deterred Israeli attacks in Gaza or elsewhere; good examples being the shelling of the UN compound at Qana in Lebanon and the bombing of Bahr el-Baqar primary school in Egypt

If Wiesel had a scintilla of humanity he would be honest enough to admit that Israel is killing children in Gaza because the Palestinians have chosen to resist Israeli ethnocide of which the long term siege of Gaza is an integral and essential part.

Wiesel has written repeatedly to defend Israeli government policy in Jerusalem. In 2001 Wiesel stated, “As for Jerusalem, would it not be better to resolve all other pending questions first and defer until a later time decisions about the fate of the holiest of cities?” More recently, in a 2010 letter to President Obama, Wiesel asking him not to “pressure” the Israelis to make concessions to the Palestinians in Jerusalem. Wiesel’s intent is clear: To buy time for the Israelis to finish their campaign of ethnic cleansing in the Arab neighborhoods of east Jerusalem. Wiesel, clearly a man not afraid to lie, even went so far as to claim,”… contrary to certain media reports, Jews, Christians and Muslims ARE allowed to build their homes anywhere in the city” to which Jerusalem resident and former MK Yossi Sarid replied, “Not only may an Arab not build “anywhere,” but he may thank his god if he is not evicted from his home and thrown out onto the street with his family and property…”

Wiesel states that Jerusalem “belongs to the Jewish people.” He asserts an exclusive Jewish claim to the city saying Jerusalem “is mentioned more than six hundred times in Scripture—and not a single time in the Koran,” as if this should somehow minimize Muslim veneration and attachment to the city. And he says nothing about the importance of Jerusalem to Christianity or that the place name appears 140 times in the New Testament. Wiesel may be right when he declared “No human race is superior; no religious faith is inferior. All collective judgments are wrong. Only racists make them.” But one may doubt he delivered the aphorism with self-criticism in mind.

Wiesel may also claim that “For me, the Jew that I am, Jerusalem is above politics,” but he knows better. The Israeli politicians who vastly expanded Jerusalem’s municipal boundaries after the 1967 war did so with politics and demographics in mind. And Wiesel himself is chairman of the advisory board of the settler run outfit Elad, whose current project is to drive Palestinians out of the Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan by fair means or foul.

Wiesel has been called a “contemptible poseur and windbag” and the “resident clown of the Holocaust circus.” Perhaps it would be more accurate to label him the personification of Nazi genocide in service of Zionism. And Zionism is the longest systematic violation of human rights in recent history. The ever so quotable Wiesel may proclaim “One person of integrity can make a difference,” but that person is not Elie Wiesel.

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  1. There were no homicidal gas chambers.
    The Holocaust/Holohoax is the biggest lie in history.

  2. You missed the frailty of human psychology:

    “For refugees, camps were shelters for the reconstruction of personal and social life, but were also seen as sites of great political significance, the material testimony of what was destroyed and ‘all that remains’ of more than four hundred cities, towns and villages forcefully cleansed throughout Palestine in the Nakba of 1947-9. This is the reason refugees sometimes refer to the destruction of camps as ‘the destruction of destruction.’ The camp is not a home, it is a temporary arrangement, and its destruction is but the last iteration in an ongoing process of destruction.

    “This rhetoric of double negation – the negation of negation – tallies well with what Saree Makdisi, talking about the Israeli refusal to acknowledge the Nakba, has termed ‘the denial of denial’, which is, he says, ‘a form of foreclosure that produces the inability – the absolutely honest, sincere incapacity – to acknowledge that denial and erasure have themselves been erased in turn and purged from consciousness.’ What has been denied is continuously repeated: Israel keeps on inflicting destruction on refugees and keeps on denying that a wrong has been done”

    Eyal Weizman: ‘The Least Of All Possible Evils’ (Humanitarian Violence From Arendt To Gaza)

    And made no mention of the primary motivators behind the drive for ‘Greater Israel”

    Without the AUTHENTIC Nazis (Christians) the Jewish Zionists would never have prospered to the point of today’s insanity. So what if Weisel is a hypocrite, painting him as responsible or even representing a prototype personality that is responsible for the mess that is Israel, is blithely ignoring the primary responsible parties, i.e. American Christians that empower the Israeli Zionists-

  3. Mr. Taylor: Thank you for your moral courage in writing this article. It’s time to unmask this fake Zionist “saint” in front of the wider public.

    • Replies: @annamaria
  4. Tom Welsh says:

    In its most natural (though incorrect) English pronunciation, Wiesel’s name seems most appropriate.

  5. Out of the ballpark.

    Necessary truths well said and powerful.

    Except for the ending.

    It really really important to stop the propagandistic version of Germany and stop using “Nazi” as the all-purpose all-time worst embodiment of evil.

    DISCUSS NSDAP fully and honestly, in context, giving both sides of the situation.

    Wiesel could only prevail when the other side is kept silent.

  6. Don Nash says: • Website

    Hypocrite, thy name is Wiesel. Allegations float about that the man is a plagiarist as well. Who knew?

  7. He is going to be studied for centuries.

  8. “But one may doubt he delivered the aphorism with self-criticism in mind.”

    Jews rarely engage in self-criticism. But they are only too happy to criticize the cultures within which they live.

    • Replies: @SFG
  9. Noizpots says:

    Whew, a scathing indictment of this man… it conjures up the image of a forked tongue protruding from his Janus face. Perhaps EW (appropriate initials) is the grandest example of rank hypocrisy alive today, even greater that the Israeli PM who veritably slithers when he moves.

  10. Peter says:


    Thanks for the excellent article and so very true. Wiesel is a fraud, like many Judaists and most of Judaism.

    The holocaust hoax has been thoroughly exposed. In fact, it never passed the “smell test”. Just listen to the holocaust story with an open mind as the Judaists tell it and you know it is a lie on its face.

    To see the obvious lies, see the online article: HOW JEWS FABRICATED THE HOLOHOAX at:

  11. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    Why won’t he show his tatt0o?

  12. Stunned says:

    Isaac Asimov to Elie Wiesel

    “To which Wiesel replied, very angrily: “Give me one example of the Jews persecuting anyone!”

    Naturally, I was expecting this. “At the time of the Maccabees, in the second century BCE, John Hyrcanus of Judea conquered Edom and gave the Edomites the choice of conversion to Judaism, or death. Not being idiots, the Edomites converted, but afterwards they were still treated as inferiors because even though they had become Jews, they were still originally Edomites”.

    Wiesel, even more upset, said: “There is no other example.”

    “There is no other period in history where Jews have exercised power”, I replied. “The only time they had it, they behaved just like the others.”

    Of course there are many other examples, modern-day Palestine, the Holodormor, the Shanghai Reds behind Mao, et. cetera. but Asimov made his point.

    • Replies: @learned
  13. TomB says:

    Just so some casual visitors here know, there are a goodly amount of people here—almost certainly the great majority in my estimation—who aren’t Holocaust deniers but stick around because unlike so many others we really really do believe in free speech even if we regard the deniers as being contemptible fools and wish they would go away.

  14. I never liked Wiesel, thinking him nothing but a pompous ass. You make him sound a lot better.

    Jew-haters always bring up the King David Hotel, and make it sound like it was an attack on a civilian site. The King David was then a British Army military location.

    I can’t respond to all your charges against the Irgun, but if they drove the Arabs (the term “Palestinians” had yet to be invented) out of Israel, I say, more power to them!

    If only the American government dealt with the Mexicans and Central Americans the same way.

    Nicholas Stix, Uncensored

    • Replies: @Anonymous
    , @JoaoAlfaiate
    , @MRW
  15. Like members of every other tribe and nationality, Elie Wiesel believes his own superior, exceptional and with the greatest soul. He suffers from the same hypocrisies as the rest, too. That is particularly fatal intellectually, for a philosopher.

    • Replies: @donut
  16. Wally says: • Website

    The impossible ‘holocaust’ narrative allows the racist Israeli parasites to get away with slaughtering Palestinians and stealing billions from the US taxpayers every year, and then demand that US soldiers die for their greedy self interests.

    We can live without them, they cannot live without us.

    The laughable ‘holocau\$t’ propaganda is an easily debunked, impossible as alleged Jewish supremacist scam.
    discussion here:

    The ‘holocaust’ storyline is one of the most easily debunked narratives
    ever contrived. That is why those who question it are arrested and
    persecuted. That is why violent, racist, & privileged Jewish supremacists parasites demand censorship.
    What sort of Truth is it that crushes the freedom to seek the truth? Truth needs no protection from scrutiny.

    Fight racist Jewish supremacism.

    • Replies: @Andrew E. Mathis
  17. TomB and Fran Macadam —

    Research strongly indicates to me that much of the dogmatized holocaust narrative is not based on fact and reality.

    Inasmuch as so many people have been harmed so grievously by the perpetuation of the holocaust dogma; and since so much of US foreign policy, particularly from the George H W Bush admin and forward, are based on the mendacious elements of that narrative, I maintain that it is essential for Americans who seek a more honest-to-reality and to American Constitutional ideals (if not actual practice)- based foreign policy to challenge the veracity of the foundations of that policy.

    “A house built on sand cannot last,” and it does not take a genius to see that the status of US in the world is less than salubrious. To change that, to rebuild the House of USA, one really should start with an assessment of its foundation, just as anyone who set out to renovate a building would first assess whether the foundation is square, level, and integral.

    The very fact that study of the holocaust is off limits, and that some people call people who seek to survey all sides of the story “holocaust deniers,” strongly suggests to me that someone believes there is something terrible that must be hidden, just as a homeowner/seller might seek to slap a coat of paint over a leaking basement wall and hide it behind a heap of boxes and debris. To my mind, as a home-owner, building renovator, engaged citizen, and observer of world affairs, that is a red flag. Red flags demand attention.

    I believe it is a patriotic duty to “deny the holocaust.”


    Fran, in my opinion your statement suffers from over-generalization and is reduced to nothingness by its failure to notice that Wiesel occupies a space all his own.
    Name the Irish, or Italian, or Muslim, or Spaniard, or Frenchman — well, never mind the French — who has made claims similar to Wiesel’s, for as long as Wiesel has, with as much benefit gained as Wiesel, against such countervailing evidence as Wiesel.

  18. rod1963 says:

    Wiesel is just another moral hypocrite and self-serving tribalist who leveraged what happened when he was a little boy into a life long racket.

    • Replies: @Jeff Davis
  19. Robert says:

    Editor of CounterPunch has published an excellent expose of fictions in Wiesel’s “famous work,” “Night”:

  20. @Emblematic

    I see you’re in good company here, Mr. Taylor. Congrats to you and mazal tov to Ron Unz especially.

  21. Mulegino1 says:

    Elie Wiesel is a pathological liar, a fraud and an imposter- an identity thief who appropriated for himself the identity of one Lazar Wiesel, a much older internee at Auschwitz-Birkenau.

    Also, the face in the photograph in the Buchenwald barracks which Wiesel claims is his is certainly not.
    There is nothing truthful about Wiesel.

    The late Christopher Hitchens once described Wiesel as a “contemptible windbag and poseur”, and that about sums it up.

    In a way, Wiesel himself exemplifies the Shoah Business: a fake within a fake; a kind of Elmer Gantryesque Rabbi of whining and Judeocentric eternal victim hucksterism- quite appropriate as the pseudo- religion of the Holocaust is in reality more a Sorelian Myth than an historical or fact based reality -which fears historical and forensic investigation and demands religious assent.

  22. SFG says:

    You do know there are countless left-wing Jewish critics of Israel, right?

  23. Anonymous • Disclaimer says: • Website

    Elie Wiesel said””:

    “I swore never to be silent whenever and wherever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides.”

    According to the Talmud, only Jews are human beings.

    See Carolyn Yeager’s website Elie Wiesel Cons the World, for an exposure of this fraud:

  24. I think it smart of the Israelis to have the jewish diaspora do their bidding in the international political market.

    To have the American united states government and thus the mightiest military and lots of the American propaganda channels under controle is a strategic feat one can only admire.

  25. donut says:
    @Fran Macadam

    Philosopher ? He’s just another Jew with a pushcart full of holocaust kitsch .

  26. The word “hypocrite” gets tossed around an awful lot, but rarely has it been so aptly applied.

  27. annamaria says:
    @Eustace Tilley (not)

    It is a special breed of US Zionists and they know no shame:
    Video: “The Israel Lobby Protects Neo-Nazis in Ukraine:”

  28. What can I add to this thread? Any subject which is illegal to debate can only be to hide the truth. Truth does not need protection, but only the freedom to express it in order to prevail. I am struck by the similarity in language used to dissuade open investigation into the Holocaust with language used to dissuade investigation into genetic cause of human intelligence (or lack thereof) and behavioral traits. Both have become dogma and questioners are heretics. Suggest that there were no gas chambers? Off to prison! Suggest sub-saharan africans have low IQ and high propensity for violence? Off to prison!

    But I’m also struck by the fact that there exists a group openly claiming that they and only they are sacred, “chosen by God” himself and therefore obviously superior to all other people. One cannot join this group, one is a member only if his mother was a member. This group is openly nepotistic and discriminates against other groups. If they were white, it would be “Off to prison!” And the irony is they ARE white. They’re the super-whites. Ordinary whites are heretics if they’re racist. Jews are super-whites and therefore exempt from the rules. Nice work if you can get it eh? Hard to see where that might ever go wrong for them..

    Which brings me to Israel. I think there should be a Jewish homeland. I’m all for it. But what moron decided the only suitable place was right smack dab in the middle of the world’s arab muslims? On the whole damn planet, THAT was the place you chose? Makes me wonder what those IQ tests are really testing. How can this end well? Seriously. How? There are a BILLION muslims and 90% of them would gladly die if they killed two Jews in the process. What was wrong with North Dakota? I can’t see South Dakotans on suicide missions to chase the Jews out of the neighborhood.

    Which brings me to my ultimate question: Have Jews internalized this persecuted suffering idea to the point they deliberately set themselves up to be persecuted? You plop yourself down in a foreign country and declare yourself so much better than the locals that God himself chose you over them. Smart? You want a nation. Every race should have at least one where they can fulfill their dreams and aspirations without alien interference. So far so good. But you pick the spot on the globe absolutely most hostile to you for your new nation and then set about antagonizing your neighbors. Smart? Or suicidal?

    And now I read that American Jews have 70% outmarriage rate. So in a few generations they will be a memory in America. At least we will have Holocaust museums to remember them by. Probably a big shortage of lawyers and surgeons – a very mixed bag there for sure. But again, what is going on with these people? Have they just drunk more of the marxist kool-aid than regular whites? Are they the canary in the coal mine?

  29. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:
    @Nicholas Stix

    I can’t respond to all your charges against the Irgun, but if they drove the Arabs (the term “Palestinians” had yet to be invented) out of Israel, I say, more power to them!

    If only the American government dealt with the Mexicans and Central Americans the same way.

    Isn’t that what the Nazis tried to do in Germany and Europe and Russia? Do you cheer them as well?

  30. Neutral says:

    “And the irony is they ARE white”

    There are those that consider the Ashkenazi white, but Israel does just consist of Ashkenazi, the average Israeli looks like an Arab, and then there is also the Ethiopian jew.

  31. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    it is perhaps a bit surprising that exterminationists like Elie Wiesel can still get away with promoting their provably false claims regarding the holocaust and Germany’s role in the war

    i am the author of Rescuing Israel: The Holocaust and i would submit that this article is one of many good places to start for those who still believe the officially accepted version of the holocaust and Germany’s role in WW2

  32. TomB says:

    And, to follow up on my earlier comment to casual visitors here, it should be noted that once any comment is made anywhere on the internet that smells anything like an invitation to the Deniers out there that even though they are not regular fans of the site they come buzzing in, sort of like … flies to … you know what, so giving the site and its regulars the appearance of liking same.

    And the perfect illustration of that is here where of course criticizing or casting aspersions on Elie Wiesel in no way shape or form necessitates or even implicates that the Holocaust did not occur or did not occur substantially as is commonly accepted. But, nevertheless, here come the flies.

    Moreover, for those jewish visitors inclined to cast disdain on Mr. Unz for allowing all this they should know that by doing so there is nothing that can compare to it for giving true jew-haters the fits given the staunchness of his principle and his (very jewish) belief in ideas in doing so. Far moreso than all the so-called broad-minded gentile media people out there who today will burnish themselves by loudly censoring out Deniers but tomorrow will be censoring out whatever is out of bounds according to their then au courant fashion, no matter how that harms jewish interests.

    Unz is a true mensch, with same perhaps being impossible to better test than being unafraid of pygmies.


  33. @Wally

    Hey look! Jonnie Hargis emerges from the shelter of CODOH.

    Since you found your big boy pants, would you like to take this over to JREF and show everyone how badly you can beat me in a debate not rigged in your favor?

  34. @Neutral

    Ashkenazi are the only Jews that matter. Semitic Jews have been found no smarter than their Arab neighbors. It is the very white and very bright Ashkenazi who are responsible for all the good Jews have done as well as all the trouble they’ve caused themselves and others. Ironic that they can condemn “white supremacism” while insisting that God chose them (and only them) making the rest of us basically just livestock. This belief, central to their identity, is root of all their trouble. To believe you can enter another nation and proclaim yourself superior without facing a backlash is unrealistic at best.

    I’ve spent my entire life around and among Jews. I’ve counted them among my closest acquaintances. I’m not sure any have truly been friends however since, as a goy, I am no more than bright and entertaining livestock.

    As for the “Ethiopian Jew” I don’t believe many Ashkenazi take that seriously. The expulsion of africans from Israel bears out my supposition.

    Last, I recognize that Christian true believers also think themselves superior to outsiders, but one can at least become a member of their in-group by professing the same belief. A Jew may become Christian, but a Christian may not become a Jew. I do wonder however if a Jew whose great grandparents become Christian may revert to Judaism and how that might be determined. It’s of academic interest as the whole idea of following millennia old mythology is a bit silly to me despite its very real effects in our world.

  35. “Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz on Tuesday demanded that the High Court review a ruling it issued last Thursday in which it declared that the ‘human shield’ procedure employed by the IDF when detaining Palestinian terror suspects is illegal and violates international law.

    Sources at the Ministry of Defense said that Mofaz’ comments are not an attempt to subvert the Court’s decision, adding that the defense minister intends to use democratic means to revoke the ruling.

    According to defense officials, the Israel Defense Forces made use of the ‘human shield’ procedure on 1,200 occasions over the last five years, and only on one occasion did a Palestinian civilian get hurt.

    An 18-year-old Palestinian was killed in 2002 during one such operation.

    Mofaz instructed the IDF to freeze the use of the ‘human shield’ and ‘early warning’ procedures in its arrest operations in the territories until the Court holds a new hearing on the issue.”,7340,L-3154142,00.html

    • Replies: @Poetry in desert
  36. @Poetry in desert

    1200 occasions were conspicuous by the numbers Israel used Palestinians as human shield

    While this is the fact that the liar Weisel ignored ,he supported wars on Iraq and supports on Iran to complete the circle.

  37. moi says:

    Of course Weasel is liar and hypocrite but he’s one damn fine actor–just look at the pained, long suffering expression he puts on when talking about the Hollowcaust.

  38. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    Amnesty Accuses Israel of Using Human Shields in Gaza

    crimes in Gaza, saying they used children as human shields and conducted wanton attacks on civilians, in … forces on Thursday of war crimes in Gaza, saying they used children as human shields and conducted wanton … that Gaza’s Islamist rulers used civilians as human shields during Israel’s massive 22-day …
    Israel Uses Palestinians as Human Shields but US Lawmakers Condemn Hamas

    condemns Hamas for using human shields despite not having any evidence to prove Hamas is employing this … human shields.” But Israel’s pathetic drawings are all the evidence US elected officials need to … recognize the grave breaches of international law committed by Hamas in using human shields.” Besides …
    Israeli Soldiers ‘Walk Free’ in Gaza Human Shield Case

    in Gaza human shield case JERUSALEM – Two Israeli soldiers received suspended sentences and demotions … on Sunday for using a Palestinian child as a human shield by making him check for bombs during the … propaganda echoed by the US State Department, the Israeli government has repeatedly claimed that Hamas is using women and children as human shields to protect its weapons and rocket launchers, forcing Israel to massacre innocent Palestinians.

    The only evidence Israel has provided for this unsubstantiated accusation is cartoon sketches.

    But even The New York Times has conceded that “There is no evidence that Hamas and other militants force civilians to stay in areas that are under attack.”

    The BBC’s Middle East editor, Jeremy Bowen, similarly declared, “I saw no evidence during my week in Gaza of Israel’s accusation that Hamas uses Palestinians as human shields.”

    Unfortunately Weasel has enough standing,and too many followers ,and too mnay enthusiastic supporters of his tribal instincts that his intentional lies will be used by FOX and Haim Saban and by Sheldon and by Romney ,Mendendez,or by Senator-elect Tom Cotton to put more sanctions on Gaza,bring more deaths of the innocent children of Gaza family .

    Who is this Tom Cotton? He is in tune with Weasel on another Israeli made devastation: “Senator-elect Tom Cotton, a Republican from Arkansas, who let it slip that the reason he wants more sanctions is that this would be a good way “to put an end to these negotiations.” on Iran-

  39. Wally says: • Website

    You can ask all manners of questions about the ‘holocaust’ storyline and debate them freely here. Crude name calling and dodging are not permitted, civilized discussion only.
    No topic about the narrative is, or has ever been censored, all views are welcomed, go to:
    The CODOH Revisionist Forum

    Let’s see what you got.

    If it can’t happen as alleged, then it didn’t happen as alleged.

    Thanks for allowing the truth for a change.

    • Replies: @Andrew E. Mathis
  40. While searching through old newspaper microfilm records for the year 1944 I was surprised to see reports of terrorism in Palestine. I thought, “Some things never change.” Reading further, it turned out that the terrorists were Jews, not Arabs. They were tossing bombs in the market places, assassinating people and all the despicable stuff we thought originated with the Arabs. Those plucky zionist freedom fighters were stabbing the Brits in the back while the Brits were fighting Hitler.

    With founding fathers such as these, is it any wonder that Israel is an international pariah?

    Wiesel has always been a transparent charlatan peddling himself and the Shoah cult. Turning your misfortunes into a racket is beyond sordid. I’m glad people are finally seeing him for what he is.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  41. Anonymous [AKA "Petrol"] says:
    @Thomas O. Meehan

    Reference please.

    • Replies: @Thomas O. Meehan
  42. @Nicholas Stix

    You are not alone in disliking Wiesel. Israelis in general dislike him because he made reverse Aliyah and settled in the United States. Some also dislike his intrusion into the ethnic politics and tensions of Jerusalem. He does not live in Israel and does not have to deal with the consequences.

    • Replies: @KA
  43. During this past summer’s Israeli assault on Gaza, Wiesel accused the Palestinians of using children as human shields, saying in a full page ad in the New York Times, “Jews rejected child sacrifice 3,500 years ago. Now it’s Hamas’ turn.”

    I always laugh when the zio-heads trot out the old human shield accusations against Hamas. Every time Israel hits a school, hospital or an orphanage, there’s all this mock outrage coming from the Elie Wiesel types. “Oh, how dare those Arabs let their kids get in the way of our missiles!” Completely pathetic.

  44. KA [AKA "petrol"] says:

    1 He tried to be considered for the presidency of Israel.
    2 Lately he was instrumental in firing Ari Roth
    “in 2010 the theater scuttled a production of a play about Bernie Madoff after objections from Elie Wiesel, the Holocaust survivor and writer;”

  45. @Anonymous

    These are my recollections from about eight years ago, culled from wire service reports carried in a New Jersey newspaper. I had no reason to keep notes as I was researching another thing entirely.

    The fact of Irgun attacks on the British in 1944 is non-controversial. It’s in all the official histories. It’s even in WIKI. My surprise wasn’t that the Irgun and the Stern Gang practiced terrorism against the Brit’s, It’s that they turned feral while the war was still on.

    • Replies: @JoaoAlfaiate
  46. @Thomas O. Meehan

    The signature Stern Gang (aka Lehi) hit during WWII was the murder of Lord Moyne, British Minister of state for the Middle East, in Cairo in November, 1944. One of the leaders of the Stern Gang at that time was Yitzhak Shamir, the future Israeli Prime Minister. Note that Uncle Sam has no trouble working with Middle Eastern terrorists-as long as they are Israelis.

  47. @Wally

    Jonnie, you are pimping that Web site you moderate like a five-dollar whore. Why not debate somewhere that you don’t moderate as well?

  48. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:

    1949 Book.

    Dear Mr President:The Story of 50 years in the White House Mail Room by Ira T Smith

    Attempts were made on the life of Mr Truman by Stern Gang / Zionist terrrorists .

    another revealing book is

    Hunting The prseident :Threats,Plots,and Assissination Attempts from Roosevelt to Obama
    by Mel Ayton

  49. @rod1963

    The Elie Wiesel story summarized in a single sentence.


  50. @TomB

    Good thing the Internet has you around. Who else could be entrusted as Ultimate Arbiter of Truth?

    Or maybe not.. Maybe instead there are serious people with serious questions about what really happened in WWII and other ultra-propagandized historical eras. I don’t call myself a “Denier,” but I am definitely a “Questioner.” The deniers raise many good questions, but instead of solid evidence their detractors just shout insults and demand the deniers be silenced. Why is that? Why has even questioning the official story become a felony in many nations? Besides racial differences, can you name any other subject where one may be imprisoned for asking questions? I find it striking that one is free to advocate sodomizing children, but asking “where are the gas chambers” will earn five years in confinement.

    I’ll also offer the fact that, accepting the holocaust story as Truth, I find it no more (or less) compelling than the holodomor or any of the other mass killing events of the 20th century. To claim otherwise is to put a premium on Jewish lives versus the others killed in Nazi camps, the millions killed by Stalin or Mao, etc. And yet we have Holocaust museums all over the place and none for any of the millions of other victims of government gone mad. By focusing on the Holocaust to the exclusion of the others is to suggest the problem is just Nazis. In other words, we fail to learn the true lesson and are thus doomed to repeat it. The Holocaust wasn’t bad because it’s victims were Jews – it was bad because civilians were murdered.

    I do agree with you on one point however, I give kudos to Ron Unz for creating this venue, attracting the writing talent he’s attracted, and allowing expression of ideas he may strongly oppose. It is sad that today this has become extraordinary in America.

    • Replies: @johnnyreb
  51. Skeptic says:

    Elie Wiesel has been accused of being an imposter. The Auschwitz camp records show a man named Wiesel born in 1928 who would now be about 86. Elie Wiesel claims to be that man (does he look 86?), but some people are not so certain. There is some evidence that the man known to the world as Elie Wiesel is someone who has stolen the identity of the Wiesel listed in the camp records. If these skeptics are right, this leaves open both the question of who the man known to the world as Elie Wiesel really is, and the question of what happened to the real Wiesel.

  52. MRW says:
    @Nicholas Stix

    Jew-haters always bring up the King David Hotel, and make it sound like it was an attack on a civilian site.

    The hell “Jew-haters” do that. My Jewish mentor first explained it to me. He said the Irgun were terrorists.

  53. johnnyreb says:
    @Stan D Mute

    @Stan D Mute

    Thank you Mr. Stan. I agree with all you said here. I’ve thought that way for many years.
    And i appreciate the sarcastic barb directed at the apologist ‘Tom B’.

  54. Nate says:

    Kudos to the proprietor of this website for his devotion to peace, liberty and freedom of enquiry.

  55. abdul says:

    Elie Wiesel took over the identity of a true Auschwitz inmate whose name was Lazar Wiesel, as mentioned in the comments here. The true Lazar Wiesel grew up in a Hungarian speaking part of Romania. Elie Wiesel cannot speak Hungarian or Romanian but he speaks English with a very strong Serbian accent. He came into France from his native Yugoslavia in 1954, and his entry card from the Yugoslavian embassy in Paris can be seen on the internet. His photo is on it, but his name is cut off from the picture. Presumably his real name is something Serbian. He was used as a US ambassador to Serbia and Croatia, presumably because his native language is Serbo-Croat and he could talk to the leaders there in their own language.

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