Students for Justice in Palestine Says Neo-Nazis are Right about Jews

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. He is completing a book on the international challenges America faces in the 21st century.


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Students for Justice in Palestine, despite its occasional use of Jewish front men and women, is a hate group that has engaged in attacks on Jews. But one Students for Justice in Palestine chapter in Vassar appears to have crossed the line into openly endorsing Neo-Nazi views of Jews.

(from Rebecca Lesses of Mystical Politics and Jonathan Marks of Commentary)

It’s not surprising that SJP members would feel this way. Nazi materials are still popular in the Middle East, especially among Arab nationalists. PLO/PA leader Abbas wrote a Holocaust denial thesis.

They just usually know better than to say it.

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The author of the linked article, Greg Felton, also wrote a book entitled The Host and the Parasite: How Israel’s Fifth Column Consumed America. Lesses observes that the Occidental Quarterly, on which the SJP draws, is an anti-Semitic magazine. While I hesitate to take the word of the Southern Poverty Law Center, which she cites, for it, a look through the Occidental Quarterly, which includes an article about libertarianism as a creed advanced by Jewish intellectuals to advance Jewish “group evolutionary interests,” tends to support the charge.

That’s the Kevin McDonald flavor of hate.

Greg Felton has defended Gilad Atzmon, who is quite blatantly anti-Semitic, rather than a critic of Israel. He defends Holocaust denial and he’s a 9/11 Truther.

Felton also claims the Jews are really European Khazars and that Zionists were behind the Holocaust and 9/11.

Meanwhile SJP’s Tumblr ran a post accusing Jews of “willy-nilly throwing around charges of antisemitism”.

Obviously. Because when you’re caught defending Neo-Nazi levels of crazy anti-Semitic hate, that’s just willy nilly.

As I wrote earlier, the Kansas City shooter’s reliance on Max Blumenthal’s work showed how increasingly Neo-Nazis and the radical Anti-Israel left have become dependent on each other.

Blumenthal had also posted at Mondoweiss which is closest to the intersection between Neo-Nazis and the Anti-Israel left.

One of its writers had said, “I do not consider myself an anti-Semite, but I can understand why some are.” Another had written that, “Israel is no normal state, but one governed by the forging of Zionist system-logic into a Satanic ideology.”

Alan Sabrosky, wrote at Mondoweiss that “an awful lot of American Jews” are “agents of a foreign government” and called for “excising” the cancer. Elsewhere he wrote that, “I don’t care if we’re called anti-Semites or not,” claimed that most American Jews are “traitors” and accused Israel of being behind the September 11 attacks.

Mondoweiss’ Jeffrey Blankfort went so far in his hatred for Israel as to assert that, “When it comes to talking about Israel-Palestine — David Duke and Pat Buchanan are more informative than Noam Chomsky or people on the left.”

The left likes to claim that it fights fascism, yet it’s become increasingly comfortable with Neo-Nazis when fighting their common Jewish enemy.

  • livingengine

    American Muslims for Palestine has defended Students for
    Justice in Palestine even while acknowledging accusations of SJP’s support for
    Hamas.

    Look –

    “Although we appreciate the University’s role in
    defending against these Title VI claims, the filing of the lawsuit and the
    ongoing DOE investigation have nevertheless harmed students’ reputational
    interests.

    The Felber complaint, a widely available public document,
    was laden with Islamophobic and baseless allegations that the Muslim Students
    Association (MSA) at Berkeley has a “pro-terrorist” agenda, that it is an “incubator to recruit and
    radicalize students to support Hamas,”
    and that membership in MSA at Berkeley is a prerequisite to membership
    in the Muslim Brotherhood.

    These are particularly damaging allegations to level at
    Muslim and Arab students in the post- 9/11 environment when such suspected
    affiliations carry potential criminal consequences, and where they generate a
    climate of intimidation and fear.”

    http://www.ampalestine.org/index.php/newsroom/statements/411-amp-others-send-letter-to-university-of-california-president-mark-yudoffamp-others-send-letter-to-university-of-california-president-advising-him-of-need-to-protect-pro-palestinian-speech-on-campus

    Please give to this cause. https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/afdi-exposes-amp-s-islamic-jew-hatred#home

    • Daniel Greenfield

      Anti-semitism is a very damaging accusation to anti-semites.

  • DogmaelJones1

    From the Canada.com article about Greg Felton’s book: ‘”There are no suicide bombings in Felton’s lexicon. There are only “sacrifice bombings.” Israel itself is a creation of the Nazis. It’s the “Zionist Reich.”‘ Just as lunatic and out to lunch a narrative is the Nation of Islam with Yakub the first geneticist scientist, and JZ Knight and her anti-Semitic designs of Ramtha and getting to high ground before the Second Deluge. I think FrontPage ought to design an annual award for the most insane movements it covers. Maybe John Kerry is in the secret pay of the Felton’s Khazar conspirators. His statements and actions eminently qualify him for such a role. It would explain a lot.

    • Daniel Greenfield

      It would be hopeless. How do you square off JZ Knight against the Nation of Islam.

      What metric do you use for deciding who is crazier?

      • objectivefactsmatter

        “What metric do you use for deciding who is crazier?”

        I can think of an acid test. Drop them in acid and see who dissolves quicker and then debate the implications of the results.

        • Daniel Greenfield

          It’s certainly the scientific approach

          • DogmaelJones1

            You could also assemble a very long panel of eminent Democrats, academics, social workers, and Hollywood liberals (or is that a redundancy?) and have them all debate the relevance of those crazy ideas to Obama’s agenda. Then they could vote by a show of hands who would get the Bats Out of Bedlam Award. Rational people needn’t apply for a place on the panel.

          • Gee

            Was thinking sitting each of them on 10kg of C4 and see which one flies furthest

  • objectivefactsmatter

    “Arab nationalists”

    True Arab nationalists love Jews and Christians. Fake ones love Hitler and Stalin, but most of all they worship Mo.

  • laura r

    this is not suprising- its trendy to be a self hating jew. go figure. if the holocaust trend keeps up i wonder if these jews will get a pass? a self hating jew is a delusional jew.

  • herb benty

    God loves Zion, and says so many times in the Hebrew Scriptures. In the Christian New Testament, Jesus laments the coming destruction of Jerusalem by Rome.And the Messiah returns to earth and to Jerusalem. Zion is the Holy Place of Israel. Zionism is the faith in God’s Word that the Jews will once again inhabit the land of Israel. So, all Jews AND Christians are Zionists, if they believe their own Holy Scriptures. I believe them. I am a Zionist, a Christian Zionist. The wicked people fear God as does Satan, they hope to thwart God’s plans, which is laughable. God laughs too.

    • SCREW SOCIALISM

      Israel will survive.

      Mecca on the other hand…

      And Mecca would be for starters.

      • herb benty

        Oh yes, Israel will survive. To our enemies a blunt reminder: Jerusalem was surrounded by around 180,000 Assyrian soldiers at one time. King Hezekiah prayed to God Almighty and the Lord sent just one angel. The Jews woke the next morning and the whole Assyrian army was dead. Numbers mean nothing to our blessed Creator. This is history and Islam should take note.

        • SCREW SOCIALISM

          Today we are not living in the age of miracles.

          That will be in the future.

          • herb benty

            Ask the IDF soldiers from the Six Day War if there are no miracles these days. Ask a few surgeons and many other instances. God is working through His people now, as He has always done.

  • Softly Bob

    I no longer try to unravel the mysteries of the Leftist mind, such as how they can claim to be anti-Nazi, yet give support for Nazis. They’re just not sane, so it’s hardly worth the bother. As long as they stay away from children and sharp objects and stay away from me, then I’m cool with them.
    Actually, no I’m not cool with them. They’re too dangerous for me to be cool with them. I will only feel safe when they are all in strait-jackets or dead – whichever is the cheapest!

  • Hard Little Machine

    Looking ahead though, what will we do when a university in the US calls for and takes steps to implement quotas or ethnic cleansing of Jews from its student enrollment? Because that’s coming. It’s simply a matter of when. It could be UC Davis or U of Washington or Brooklyn College or CUNY or Northeastern, Vassar or a dozen other places but it WILL happen.

    • Habbgun

      Absolutely. It is the real goal of BDS. If the Left can cut off access to the STEM courses through political agendas it now has the control it has always looked for. The solution is not to fight them on their ground but to realize that the Left itself knows the University is a crony, monopolistic system and that it abuses the consumer and supplier the way any govenment crony does. Allow knowledge to be taught through the free market and watch almost all of modern Leftism fade away. They are nothing without indoctrination and they know it.

    • laura r

      daniel g or david horowitz should look into this. you may see many jewish students converting to what ever. islam?