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Letter from Richard Sherman: The Two Shoahs

Dear Letter to the Editor:

Just as Nazi Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels in his diary celebrated Kristallnacht, Jonathan Tobin accurately describes "the disgusting jubilation that spread throughout the Palestinian Authority in response to the murders ( of 7 worshipers at a synagogue) in Jerusalem". ( "Israel's Critics Hold The Jewish State Responsible For Palestinian Terror").

In his diary on November 10-11, 1938, Goebbels wrote about Kristallnacht in which 91 Jews were murdered, 7000 Jewish businesses destroyed, and 900 synagogues burned:

"When I drove by the hotel, window panes fly to pieces. Bravo. Bravo. The synagogues burn in all the big cities...The action went perfectly".

(Joseph Goebbels Diary Entries After Kristallnacht, November 10/11, 1938, Translated by Arnold Schunck)

Since 1993 Palestinian terror attacks have been responsible for the murder of over 1500 Israelis at Passover Seders, discos, pizza parlors, restaurants, shopping malls, buses, bus stations, synagogues and other civilian locations....including seven worshipers murdered by a Palestinian Arab terrorist at a synagogue in the eastern part of Jerusalem on January 27, 2023.

As Italian historian Giulio Meotti eloquently described in 2009 in his book, "The New Shoah", this endless Muslim murder of Jews has gone on now for generations. In fact the gruesome slaughter of 67 Jews in Hebron in August 1929 described in poignant detail by Mr. Meotti proves that the Arabs need neither the excuse of the "occupation" nor the excuse of the state of Israel to slaughter Jews.

The murder of seven Jews worshipping at a Jerusalem synagogue this week is just another piece of this bloody Muslim mosaic of Jew killing which as Joseph Tobin makes clear are celebrated in a faux Joseph Goebbels fashion by the the Palestinian Arabs. It represents the same genocidal rejection of the existence of the Jewish people as did the infamous words of Palestinian Arab leader and Nazi war criminal the Grand Mufti Amin al- Husseini when he rejected a two-state solution on November 30, 1947: "Murder the Jews. Murder all of them".

Just as the Nazis' goal was a judenfrei Europe, the Palestinian Arab goal is a judenfrei world as demanded in Article 7 of the Hamas Charter. It is the reason the Palestinian Arabs have rejected an independent state of Palestine in 1947, 1948, 1967, 1994, 2000, 2008, 2019 and 2020.. To see these seven murders at the synagogue in the eastern part of Jerusalem this week celebrated by the Palestinian Arabs as Mr. Tobin describes is nothing more than an emulation of Joseph Goebbels's perverse celebration of Kristallnacht.

Richard Sherman


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