When we look at history, we always shall find cases where one part of the population was not liked and was shunned. Many times one human being stood up against another human being, because he or she did not like his or her person, attitude, thinking, colour or race.
Every Christian should ask for himself or herself: “Were is my position?” and “What is my stand?” Are we really followers of Christ not judging the other but taking them as equal brothers and sisters, children of God?
Shamefully we must admit that there have been churches who took on dubious relationships with those who discriminated. Even the chosen people by God, the Jews got their share of many tribulations and persecutions, culminating in the unforgettable holocaust.
African Americans in the United States of America had to wait a very long time before they were not treated any-more as lower beings. At the beginning of the 21st century we still can find many extreme right wingers who consider the Caucasian race as the superior race, created by ‘the Lord’ to be the ruler of everything. Today the Ku Klux Klan is still very active in the United States of America.
In case the western world is not careful they tend to go to a similar discrimination about Muslims as previously with the Jews. In the Islamic world we notice the trend already of having extreme groups giving a wrong picture of other people and of other religions.
Because of the ongoing discrimination our world still needs a Civil Rights Movement and needs people who react against all the wrong done to others. Some Christians think we should all things just let to happen. But as real Christians we should have the love for our neighbour and have to protect the weaker ones.
It is oh so easy just to stand a side and do of nothing happens or saying it is far from you. Many easily say what others do wrong, when they can not hear it. Some may find it also easy to stand up and teach what is right, yet for many it is hard to stand up against what is wrong, and to clearly show the world that they do not agree with such wrong. It is nice to stand up for what is right, but we may not forget to stand against what is wrong!
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- What Are The Sources Of Anti-Semitism?
- Pupils asked ‘why do some people hate Jews?’ in GCSE exam
- -An International ‘War’ on Christians? (answersforthefaith.com)
In the 1940’s journalists failed to report upon the very real holocaust that was killing thousands of Jews everyday.
Many believed that it was too terrible to be true and that a ‘civilized’ Western country like Germany could never be involved in such a monstrous enterprise. Others considered it to be mere war propaganda or excited exaggeration.
Today we are in the midst of a ‘war’ on Christians all around the world mostly being perpetrated by radical Muslims and mostly ignored. Documented estimates put the number at around a hundred thousand killed a year. Nothing like the holocaust in Europe of the 40’s but maybe closer to the persecution and genocide of the Christian Armenians in Turkey during WWI.
Nevertheless, here’s a Jewish writer asking if we are not seeing another ‘Kristallnacht’ this time in the Middle East against Christians
Since so many in the Western media are secular folks in which religion is only a minor part of their everyday lives and experience, it is really hard for them to even consider that religion could be a major motivator behind many events around the world. As it is most reporters project their own secular views and perspectives into their understanding and analysis of news.
Intellectually they realize that religion is important to the folks they are covering but look for any other possible explanation to frame the news in. So many of the instances where Christians are persecuted or killed are explained away as unique events brought on by on-going political battles, civil war, or racial/cultural strife.
- I think jewish were opressed, but nowadays are holding a significant part of economy´s world, and they play the victim´s card a little too much considering other societies are being more opressed than they are right now (which is not a lot to begin with, (johnskylar.com)
WWII was not the first time that the Jewish people were oppressed!
Between the years 250 CE and 1948 CE – a period of 1,700 years – Jews have experienced more than eighty expulsions from various countries in Europe – an average of nearly one expulsion every twenty-one years. Jews were expelled from England, France, Austria, Germany, Lithuania, Spain, Portugal, Bohemia, Moravia and seventy-one other countries.
- (William E. Grim) The Return Of Anti-Semitism To Germany: It Never Really Left (propagandalies.wordpress.com)
four young, charming, well-educated Germans spewing forth anti-Semitic bilk that would have made Julius Streicher proud. I found that this type of anti-Semitic reference in my professional dealings with Germans soon became a leitmotif (to borrow a term made famous by Richard Wagner, another notorious German anti-Semite). In my private meetings with Germans it often happens that they will loosen up after a while and reveal personal opinions and political leanings that were thought to have ceased to exist in a Berlin bunker on April 30, 1945.
anti- Semitism exists elsewhere in the world, but nowhere have the consequences been as devastating as in Germany.
Looking at it as objectively as possible, 2002 has been a banner year for anti-Semitism in Germany. Synagogues have been firebombed, Jewish cemeteries desecrated, the No. 1 best-selling novel, Martin Walser’s Death of a Critic, is a thinly-veiled roman à clef containing a vicious anti-Semitic attack on Germany’s best-known literary critic, Marcel Reich-Ranicki ( who is a survivor of both the Warsaw ghetto and Auschwitz), the Free Democrat Party has unofficially adopted anti-Semitism as a campaign tactic to attract Germany’s sizeable Muslim minority, and German revisionist historians now are beginning to define German perpetration of World War II and the Holocaust not as crimes against humanity, but as early battles (with regrettable but understandable excesses) in the Cold War against communism. The situation is so bad that German Jews are advised not to wear anything in public that would identify them as Jewish because their safety cannot be guaranteed.
How can this be? Isn’t this the “New Germany” that’s gone 57 straight years without a Holocaust or even a pogrom, where truth, justice and the German way prevail amidst economic wealth, a high standard of living that is the envy of their European neighbors, and a constitution guaranteeing freedom for everyone regardless of race, creed or national origin? What’s changed? The answer is: absolutely nothing.
- | Raging Apartheid: Author Max Blumenthal exposes Israel’s ethnic supremacism! (truthaholics.wordpress.com)
In his new book, Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel, award-winning journalist Max Blumenthal goes deep inside Israeli society, offering a rare and unfiltered lens into the hideous implications of Israel’s commitment to Jewish supremacy.
With his fearless brand of uncompromising honesty, Blumenthal exposes Israel as a racist colonizer that more closely resembles the American Jim Crow South and Apartheid South Africa than a modern-day democracy. In one gripping scene after another, Blumenthal shows Israel to be a nation infused with nationalistic fervor, where mainstream political leaders routinely incite hatred against non-Jews and use the Holocaust to justify violence and discrimination against Palestinians and African migrants, a far cry from the picturesque “Jewish and democratic state” revered in the establishment press.
- Inside the deep, ugly world of anti-Semitic YouTube (dailydot.com)
“The Jews are coming after your Internet. It’s the only place they don’t control. Where you are allowed to criticize them.”
Would it surprise you that it took me only two clicks to find that quote, featured prominently on one of the most popular sites on the Web?
It was written by a commenter on a YouTube video, just a week old at the time, with more than 21,000 views called “The Jews Who Rule America.”
While most social networks strive to put a lid on the hate speech, YouTube’s lack of censorship or community moderation makes it possible for such prejudices to prosper.
- Mother Defends Her 7-Year-Old’s Ku Klux Klan Costume (webpronews.com)
In regards to the passing tradition, Jessica Black, whose son dressed as a Klansman for Halloween told WHSV that, “My brother has when was in Kindergarten and when he was 13.”
Even little 7-year-old Jackson Black, as he was donning the white drapes of hatred, said that the reason he wore such a controversial costume was “Cuz it was cool.”
- “Islam Bad”? (jewsdownunder.wordpress.com)
Some people think that speaking out against political Islam, which is the foremost fascistic movement in the world today, is nothing less than “racism” toward Muslims, in general.In this way they conflate Hamas and al-Qaeda with all people of the Islamic faith which, in itself, is a bigoted position.
This is something akin to being afraid to oppose the Klan out of a fear of insulting Christians. If I were a Christian and I was told that opposing the Ku Klux Klan is basically the same as “Christianity Bad” I would be deeply insulted, but this is precisely what people do when they oppose those of us willing to speak out against the movement for politicized Islam.
- Some people would eat shit if it were stamped Kosher and filled with gold (normanfinkelstein.com)
Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas and the United States and British ambassadors to Israel have been paying tribute to one of the vilest, most racist and women-hating warmongers the world has ever known.
The defunct Yosef was openly racist and believed that the Jews were a master race and that God had created the rest of humanity to serve them. In a sermon on 16 October 2010, he said:
Goyim [non-Jews] were born only to serve us. Without that, they have no place in the world – only to serve the People of Israel.
Why are gentiles needed? They will work, they will plough, they will reap. We will sit like an effendi and eat.
Yosef’s racism was almost matched by his contempt for women. “A woman without sons,” he believed, “is worth nothing… sometimes you hear at the ladies section in the synagogue the women babbling. What about? The one tells the other how beautiful her dress is… this is their brain.”
- The standing Order (kingsfordobiriyeboah.wordpress.com)
Something that does not move by circumstances, challengings, Persecutions and tribulations.
- Take A Stand (itsallgrace96.com)
It is Easy to stand up and teach what is right, yet it is Hard to stand up against what is wrong.
Standing up for what is right, is not all that is required of us . We must stand against what is wrong!