Obama is Undercutting our Jewish Future
I'm hanging out at Gleason's boxing Gym giving a few lessons here and there. I chat with Tommy Gallagher, a well-known manager and promoter. He says, "If Jews vote for Obama again I'm finished with all my Jewish friends."
I'm a Jew. I don't mind Tommy calling us Jews. I do mind Obama's vendetta against the Jews and I am embarrassed by Jews who vote for their enemy. Tommy is Irish Catholic and he cares more about Jews than Jews do. He embarrasses me with regard to our people. I'd consider converting to Catholicism. Except it wouldn't make sense. I am agnostic.
Ari, an Israeli student, comes in for his lesson. I sometimes forget that I am teaching boxing and discuss politics. Ari says he is ashamed of Israel and their cruelty to Palestinians. Gee, I tell him, "I never heard a Palestinian have such sympathy for Jews."
I remind Ari that Palestinians pocketed twenty grand from Saddam Hussein for blowing up each of their own children. Imagine parents using their own children in suicide bombings. Why doesn't Ari turn some of his anger for Israelis towards these infanticide fathers?
I remind Ari, "Where are the Palestinian Nobel Prizes?" O, that's right, Arafat the humanist, received a Nobel Prize.
I remind Ari, "If you let Israel go you are wiping out one third of the Jews. You are bringing on the second holocaust. Yeats could write a poem about it."
Moslem media constantly maligns the Jews. Why do Jews constantly flatter Moslems? If we always side with Moslems we will become Moslems -- a more recent fundamentalist, religion with a higher rate of religious violence than any other in today's world..
It's time we stood up for our religion. Even if we have to have the Tommy Gallaghers of the world stand up for us. Or the evangelicals of the Deep South who used to be advertised as our enemies but who have become much bigger supporters of Israel than liberal Jews.
When Obama was elected I told an academic friend that I feared for Israel's future. He thought that I was nuts. There are squirrels in the park nourishing themselves on acorns. I am swallowing my people's cowardice and trying to find tomorrow's truth. I hope my prognostication isn't correct.