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The racist Facebook rants of Netanayhu's son

Haaretz’s Uri Blau uncovered today racist comments and extreme right-wing rhetoric on Yair Netanyahu’s Facebook page. Yair, the eldest son of PM Netanyahu, is currently in mandatory IDF service, in the army’s spokesperson unit. He called for the boycott of Arab businesses (he was even the admin of a Facebook group for that, but only 23 members joined him), made racist comments about Muslims and Arabs, and expressed fierce opposition to a Palestinian state.

In the information section of the boycott group – formed after sectarian clashes between Arabs and Jews in Akko on Yom Kippur two and a half years ago – the young Netanyahu said:

“The Arab sons-of-bitches desecrated our holiest day… it is our duty to do the minimum to save our honor and boycott every Arab business or product. Beside, I boycotted those shits even before.”

A lawyer for the Netanyahu family told Haaretz that the comments were those of a “teenager,” and should be taken as such. He called Haaretz’s article unfair.

About two years ago, aides to Netanyahu also told the press not to think much of other racist comments about Arabs, made in an interview to Maariv by the PM’s father, 99 year-old Ben-Zion Netanyahu:

“The bible finds no worse image than this of the man from the desert. And why? Because he has no respect for any law. Because in the desert he can do as he pleases. The tendency towards conflict is in the essence of the Arab. He is an enemy by essence. His personality won’t allow him any compromise or agreement. It doesn’t matter what kind of resistance he will meet, what price he will pay. His existence is one of perpetuate war.”

Which leaves us wondering: At what age is a member of the Netanyahu clan responsible for his actions?

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    1. Mohammed Vorajee

      If he is ‘just’ a teenager, then why are the Muslim teenagers treated differently? Why are they indisciminantly treated as criminals? Why are they punished for even trying to make a living?

      Send the bastard to Africa and we will show you how we deal with a racist!

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    2. momo

      Is it “racist” if it is ALL TRUE??
      They themselves say they love death and plan on KILLING all of the Jews. The Arabs BOYCOTT anything from Jews. The old man was correct as well, they do not care about the LAW and do what they want. Just look at the comment above. . . he wants to KILL the boy for stating basic facts. They celebrate when a Jew is killed and a family is SLAUGHTERED. They pass out cookies and cake to celebrate death of Jews and Americans. Such a hateful murderous group of animals.
      WHY are they not trying to get their land back from Jorden and Syria that was taken from them? Interesting don’t you think.
      They are stupid enough to follow failed leaders that want to blame the Jews for all of their problems just to point them in a different direction.

      Calling this “racist” is just covering for the killers.

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    3. There seems to be a correlation between racism, ignorance and the use of Caps Lock.

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    4. Deïr Yassin

      Nah, I would say there’a a correlation between anti-Arab xenophobia and an Arab pen nam or maybe “Momo” is just another a ‘self-hating’ Arab. There seems to be a lot on the net ….

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    5. Shoded Yam

      “…The Arab sons-of-bitches desecrated our holiest day… it is our duty to do the minimum to save our honor and boycott every Arab business or product. Beside, I boycotted those shits even before.” – Yair Netanyahu
      .
      “…The tendency towards conflict is in the essence of the Arab. He is an enemy by essence. His personality won’t allow him any compromise or agreement. It doesn’t matter what kind of resistance he will meet, what price he will pay. His existence is one of perpetuate war.” – Ben-Zion Netanyahu
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      “A**holis Infanitum” – Netanyahu family motto
      .
      :-D

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    6. Danny

      Not at all surprising. The elder Netanyahu (Bibi’s father) is one of the most virulent and unashamed racists in Israel today. That Bibi’s son is similarly racist is far from shocking. What is shocking is why Bibi himself is given any credit by world leaders and how is he able to portray himself as a respectable world leader and diplomat despite all the evidence to the contrary. I guess in today’s shallow world, it’s enough to say you yearn for peace, even if your actions perfectly contradict your words.

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    7. Sunnyr

      What’s the problem? The Kid is telling the truth.

      Never back down, Yair. Follow in your Father’s giant footsteps and Israel will be fine, with the help of your best ally, the United States of America.

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    8. Hiam Tabbarah-Odds

      Nice guy!!!!What else can one say?

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    9. momo

      Funny how the TRUTH about Muslims offends them so much. . . Facts are FACTs. Nothing will change if you do not want to understand basic Facts and reality. Do you deny that your leaders in the mosques are preaching of killing all of the Jews and wiping them off the face of the earth? I have stated all facts and no one can address the issues stated. Proof and facts are hard to dispute so you call my statements “racist” and “anti-Arab xenophobia”. WHO slaughtered that family and celebrated w/ cookies and dancing in the street? WHO is launching rockets everyday into civilian areas and killing school children.
      We have videos and recordings of the preaching of KILLING Jews and non believers.
      Starting the new Nazi party does not help your arguments!
      It is not at all surprising that the killers are Liars and whiners trying to blame the Jews for everything, even your own laziness in trying to better your lives.
      It is amazing that so many people can be so Ignorant as to be brainwashed so easily into thinking killing is fine if it is an infidel and that all Jews should be killed off.
      You do not deserve anything with that kind of thinking until you grow up and progress into this century.
      The real “Racist” are all of the Muslims blaming Jews for anything that goes wrong in their lives. Look in the mirror and think for the first time in your life about WHO the real Racist / Haters are.

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    10. Tony

      Yair netanyahu is a racist jerk who’s only going to get worse as he gets older look at his idiot father. And momo funny how you mention the new nazi party when there are element’s in the likud who admire hitler. As for you’re rant momo it’s the typical hate-filled rant of a fascist. Tell me hox many cookies do you pass out when you hear of dead Palestinian kids? But then you already know you’re not only a fascist and a liar but a hypocrite too, right? Of course right!!!

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    11. Mohammed Vorajee

      @MOMO – What truth are you talking about? The same ‘truth’ that YOU are led to believe is correct and that is broadcast through media controlled by a Zionist regime?

      Why is it offending you when people of integrity like NOAM speaks the truth and give his honest few words? Follow people like @ibnezra (a Jew whom I have utmost respect for due to his impartial and fair reporting) on twitter and you will see what shit some of the Zionist controlled and owned media houses are feeding you to sow in the seeds of hatred against an oppressed nation in order to justify the genocide.

      Do YOU think GOD knows not the TRUTH???

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    12. Anthony

      Momo, your posts do indeed show me “who the real racists/haters are.”
      You can shout “FACTS are FACTS” until you’re blue in the face but if you think it’s factually and morally correct to call Arabs SOBs etc then clearly you’ve got a screw loose!

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    13. Fred

      this comment was deleted for violating the blog’s comment policy

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    14. aLo

      Sadly some jews forgot what happened to their grand fathers in europe because of racism

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    15. Folcoche

      Israël makes me sick. This extrem-rightism is the most dangerous threaten over Jews, more than delirious islamism. Israeli people must get rid of those criminals and those fascists, and then we will listen to their “security claim”. Netanyau is a criminal and a fascist, as his father and his son are racists. Israeli people : instead of pointing every man in the world criticizing Israël, realize that your leaders are pieces of shit ! Boycott israélian products until Palestine exists in peace !

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