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Deputy defense minister wants to give IDF soldiers a license to kill

Eli Ben Dahan, who once called Palestinians ‘subhuman,’ wants soldiers to be able to freely shoot to kill.

Deputy Defense Minister Eli Ben Dahan. (Flash90)

Deputy Defense Minister Eli Ben Dahan. (Flash90)

Israel’s Deputy Defense Minister Eli Ben Dahan is reportedly working on submitting a bill proposal that will grant soldiers a license to kill, according to a Channel 2 news report that aired Saturday evening.

The bill will allow security forces to “enjoy immunity from actions they carried out or refrained from carrying out, and all before, after, and during an operational activity or terrorist attack that was not part of the day-to-day operational activities of the unit in which he/she works or serves.”

In other words: soldiers and police officers will be able to shoot to kill — before, during, or after a military operation, and regardless of how justified the act is.

The law comes as a response to the conviction of Elor Azaria, an Israeli soldier who was filmed firing a bullet into the head of Abdel Fateh al-Sharif in Hebron in March of last year. The latter had attempted to stab soldiers on patrol but was shot and incapacitated. The video sparked controversy both in Israel and abroad, leading to one of the most polarizing trials in recent Israeli history.

Ben Dahan, a rabbi from the Jewish Home party — who previously said that Palestinians are sub-human and that even homosexual Jews are superior to non-Jews — is not talking about cases in which Israeli or Jewish lives are put in danger. After all, the IDF’s open-fire regulations already cover those scenarios.

The man in charge of the day-to-day life of Palestinians in the occupied territories simply wants to justify every action, including killing, which today is considered a criminal act — just like the case of Elor Azaria. Just like the case of Yisrael Shomer, who very clearly chased after a Palestinian teen who did not endanger him and shot him in the head and the back (the Military Advocate General ended up closing the case). Just like Ben Deri, who shot a Palestinian in the back during a protest in Beitunia. Just like the two Israeli soldiers who shot Samir Awad in the back as he fled from them, wounded and unarmed, killing him. There are many, many other cases, like the ones described in John Brown and Noam Rotem’s excellent series, License to Kill.

This article was first published in Hebrew on Local Call. Read it here.

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    1. Ben

      Eli Ben Dahan, it must be remembered, is not an outlier, is not ‘a bad apple,’ is not “just one person.” He is Israel’s Deputy Defense Minister and the man placed by the Israeli government in charge of day to day life in the occupied territories. This is not just the face of Israel, it is the heart and soul of the government of Israel.

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    2. Carmen

      “Eli Ben Dahan, who once called Palestinians ‘subhuman,’ wants soldiers to be able to freely shoot to kill.”

      I thought this was SOP for the iof. What’s different here? Oh, so the iof will never have to be accountable to anyone for what they’ve been doing all along?

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    3. Itshak Gordin Halevy

      According to the Judaism if somebody wants to kill you, you must kill him before. It is called self-defense everywhere in the world.

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      • Carmen

        According to the judaism? according to this jew, eli ben dagon, palestinians aren’t human. According to a lot of zionists, palestinians are a demographic threat, real or imagined, which makes it okay to kill them? Of course, the rest of the world sees this differently. And some people can actually disarm someone threatening them without killing them – UK Police take down and arrest knife wielding attacker – YouTube
        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cznNf2LUk74

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        • Itshak Gordin Halevy

          In the Swiss quite town of Bex an African man holding a knife has been shot down by the Swiss police on November 11. Similar facts occurred in Belgium, Canada, USA, France and many other countries.. Please watch internet.

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          • carmen

            Shoot to kill is the idiot’s guide to problem solving. Please watch internet? Duh.

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          • Itshak Gordin Halevy

            Of course, you are the only one to be intelligent. People are stupid, especially those who prefer to protect their lives.

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    4. Bruce Gould

      Sure, in the abstract everyone has the right to defend themselves. “If someone comes to kill you, kill them first” – ok.

      The question is what the rules of engagement are, and whether soldiers are required to follow them. If there aren’t any clear guidelines then all an Israeli has to do is announce that he felt threatened by someone and a shooting is justified.

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      • AJew

        “The question is what the rules of engagement are”

        That SHOULD be the question for BOTH sides.

        Now tell me, Bruce, what are the rules of engagement for Arabs? I’ll tell you: kill Jews wherever and by whatever means you can no matter where you find Jews, young, old, men, women or children. You have no problems with that, Bruce?

        I won’t ask the same question of Ben or Carmen because I have no respect for what they say. But you Bruce, have a shred of credibility as far as I am concerned so consider it a compliment that I asked YOU this question.

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        • Ben

          “what are the rules of engagement for Arabs? I’ll tell you….”

          Utterly false and wrong-headed. The rules of engagement for the Palestinian Authority security officers is that they can’t touch settlers no how, no way, nowhere. No matter what they see them do. The Arabs can’t touch the Jewish overlords. They can do nothing to protect their own people from Israeli military and settler depredations. Instead they have to helplessly stand by and meekly call the Israeli police in the case of settlers and stand aside in the case of the IDF. And then the police do absolutely nada. Except cover up the settlers’ crimes. Read the License to Kill Series here, Gustav!  Likewise, the IDF itself is pretty much not allowed to touch the settlers. So I don’t mean to be rude but what you say is total baloney and reveals your blind spots, your complete lack of even tactical empathy, and how sunk you are inside a warped self-righteousness. Unbelievable.

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          • AJew

            Ho hum Benny. These are the rules of engagement by which Arabs operate:

            “Qanbar’s sister, who learned of her brother’s death on social media, told a group of reporters in Jebl Mukaber that her brother was married and had two daughters and two sons.

            She praised him for carrying out the attack.

            “Praise God. Our Lord chose martyrdom for him. He went out without warning [us] and without [the support of] a group… He was on his own. Our Lord chose him,” Qanbar’s sister told the Al-Quds News Network, a Palestinian news site.”

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          • carmen

            You hypocrite. Azaria is praised for his execution of severely wounded Abdel, congratulated by settlers and soldiers alike, along with the majority of the israeli public. Like your buck-toothed boy bennett – ‘there’s no problem with that’. boobie wants no punishment for this trash and nither do most of the likes of you.

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          • AJew

            You are the hypocrite, Carmen dear. I have never once heard you condemn attacks by Arabs on Israeli civilians including children. The only time you open your hypocritical mouth is when an Arab is killed by an Israeli. Even when the Arab is a terrorist. That is REAL hypocrisy Carmen. Take a mirror and look at yourself. You’ll see a hypocrite staring back at you.

            You know what, hypocrite? You don’t deserve more of my time. Even this much was a waste already. Ditto for Benny.

            From now on, I will limit the usual shouting matches between me, you Carmen, and Ben. Oh, I’ll still do a bit but I will cut it short.

            Instead, I will concentrate on discussing substantive topics and will look for opportunities to catch you two out making fools of yourselves. I am sure you will both give me plenty of opportunity to do so, right, deary? 😛

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          • carmen

            I don’t cheer murderers on woman, no matter who they are. I know many palestinians, who had nothing to do with the murders in al Quds yesterday, are going to suffer from the collective punishment that is always meted out by the zionist cult of death. Nothing will happen to Azaria for his murder, nothing happens to any jew for the death of a palestinian. Why doesn’t that bother you?

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          • carmen

            “You are the hypocrite, Carmen dear. I have never once heard you condemn attacks by Arabs on Israeli civilians including children. The only time you open your hypocritical mouth is when an Arab is killed by an Israeli”, blah, blah, blah.
            I get it. The only deaths that matter are jewish ones. That’s the zionist-cult group think. As far as I don’t ‘deserve any more of’ your time? I never imagined I did. Looking forward to the silence. Let’s see, this is the 2nd or 3rd promise on this bent. Try keeping your word miss ma’am. Thanks in advance.

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          • Carmen

            I would also add the majority of the israeli public who didn’t believe that the last ‘lawn-mowing’ of gaza wasn’t harsh enough; the israeli’s who barbecued on the beach to watch the bombing of gaza, the regular murder of palestinians (1+ per week or is it more now?) with no expressions of outrage by the average israeli. Also Azaria’s hateful, inciting facebook posts, which receive favorable hits by the majority of israelis. And israelis continue to play the victim card. Unbelievable. Someday there will be a reckoning, the sooner the better.

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          • carmen

            For as long as I’ve been reading +972, I’ve yet to read a zionist/right wing member of the zionist cult express outrage at the murder of palestinians at will by police, iof or settlers. NEVER. Hardly a day goes by without the news of a palestinian man, woman or child killed by police, iof or settlers. No questions about these deaths are raised by the ‘regulars’. No demand for inquiry. It seems to most of you, palestinians are meant to die, that is their only purpose. Your silence wrt to palestinians murdered in your name – is deafening.

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          • AJew

            You suffer from verbal Diarrhoea, darling.

            Everything you said about me and supporters of Israel can be justifiably turned around about you and your obnoxious kind. To you, only Arab lives matter. And you, Carmen, are too dumb to comprehend it.

            Have a nice day 😄

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          • carmen

            Pace yourself old broad, maybe you’ll come up with something original.

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          • AJew

            Following the rare few instances of Jewish terrorism – like the Duma arson attack in 2015 that killed three members of the Dawabshe family – every single Israeli politician from across the spectrum condemned it in the harshest of terms. Our “peace partners” apparently don’t know how.

            And the perpetrators have been jailed. Abbas on the other hand demands the release of child murderers in exchange for his Willingness to pretend to negotiate with Israel.

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          • Carmen

            Slow down old girl. The murders of the dawabshe family made international news. It wouldn’t have looked good for the zionist-cult priests and priestesses not to murmur condemnation.But since you brought up the dawabshe family, where was the condemnation of the criminal settlers’ death threats against the remaining dawabshe son? jewish terrorism is a long-practiced tradition in the zionist-cult. Everyone knows that. btw – are you done yet? “From now on, I will limit the usual shouting matches between me, you Carmen, and Ben. Oh, I’ll still do a bit but I will cut it short”. Bwaahhaaaahhhhaaahhhaaaahhaaaahhhaaaahaaahhhaaaa!!!!!!!!!!

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          • AJew

            But you said that we never condemn ourselves. It seems you were lying, Carmen (again).

            Obviously you were projecting, because you Arabs never condemn the murder of Israeli Jewish civilians. Not even the cold blooded murder of mothers, children and entire families in their beds in the dead of night (google the Fogel family). Instead, you hand out candies to celebrate “martyrdom operations” and you boast that you love death more than you love life, unlike Jews. But we are the death cult? Not you people?

            Go on, do your stupid immitation of laughter again, deary. It adds to the effect of making you look demented.

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          • AJew

            Here, read about the massacre of the Fogel family by “peace loving young Arab thugs”!

            http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4041237,00.html

            Are you saying this did not make international headlines, Carmen? Give me a link where you condemned this act of barbarity.

            Also, here, look at the reaction of the filthy murderer’s mother:

            “Hakim Awad’s mother sent her regards to her son, proudly describing him as the perpetrator of the Itamar attack and that he was sentenced to 5 consecutive life sentences.”

            http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/palestinian-tv-airs-show-praising-fogel-family-murderer-1.409858

            Who is the hypocrite, now?

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          • carmen

            I’m a liar? I wrote very plainly that the high priests and priestesses of the zionist-cult had to murmur their condemnation because this murder went global. That didn’t include you safta baby.

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          • carmen

            I’ve written over and over again that i’m a jew too. i don’t run with the herd you obviously run with. zionist-cult of death – yep, it sure is. You keep lying in your posts but i think that’s just to keep things going that you claim either bore you or are beneath you? When you already live in the gutter grandma, there isn’t anywhere to go but up.

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          • AJew

            “I’ve written over and over again that i’m a jew too”

            Really? Then that makes you a liar too, Carmen.

            You walk like a duck, you talk like a duck and you act like a duck. Know the saying? That makes you an Arab.

            Saying things like “YOUR roots” to another Jew who referred to historic Palestine as the place of OUR ancestral roots.

            Calling Jerusalem: AL QUDS, the Arab name for it.

            Demonising the Jews of Israel and overlooking every Arab crime against Jews.

            Yep Carmen, you fool only yourself with your stupid assertion that you are a Jew 😅

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          • Ben

            “…You walk like a duck, you talk like a duck and you act like a duck. Know the saying? That makes you an Arab….”

            Excuse me but what a racist ass you are. Jews all think one way. And Arabs all think another way. And it they don’t? Then the Jewish ones are “stupid” and the Arab ones are “decent.” Got it.

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          • AJew

            A proven bigot like Benny calling me a racist by partially quoting what I said in that post.

            Should I care? Should I not care? Decisions, decisions, decisions. Inny minnie miney moo… nah, I just don’t care what Benny thinks of me.

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          • Ben

            Like hell. You boys got your head handed to you in that argument. I agree with Tess on that page.

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          • AJew

            In other words, you agree with yourself, Benny, right? What a surprise 😯

            Now try this quick quiz, champion:

            1. Who calls Jerusalem Al Quds, a Jewish person or an Arab person?

            2. Who says to a Jewish person YOUR roots rather than OUR roots when talking about the ancestral lands of Jewish people? An Arab person or a Jewish person?

            3. Who vilifies and demonises the Jewish people of Israel all the time while ignoring acts of evil perpetrated by Arabs against Jews? An Arab person? Or a Jewish person?

            In that post, about who looks, acts and sounds like a duck, you find the answer which I gave. If little ol’ bigotted self, Benny, find that racist, then I am a racist (NOT!). You Benny, however are both dishonest and a bigot. You have proved it time and time again, on other threads too. I take pride in the fact that we are on opposite sides because I simply have no respect for you.

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          • Ben

            I took your “quiz”:

            1.An Arab person or a Jewish person. Depending on the point they want to make. Because they are not automatons and brainwashed zombies.
            2. An Arab person or a Jewish person depending on what they mean at the time by “YOUR.” Because they are not automatons and brainwashed zombies. Or overly concrete, literal-minded, angry, self-righteous zealots.
            3. An Arab person or a Jewish person might do that. An Arab person or a Jewish person also might vilify and demonize the Arab people of Palestine all the time while ignoring acts of evil perpetrated by Jews against Arabs.

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          • AJew

            What a surprise. Benny is being his usual “logical reasonable” self again. (NOT!!!)

            Yeah, right, A Jewish person would call Jerusalem by it’s Arab name, not by it’s Jewish name.

            And consistently act as an Arab person rather than as a Jewish person would when discussing other topics too, like the ancestral root of the Jewish people and the vilification of Jews, and the whitawashing of Arabs. Yea, the likelihood of a Jewish person behaving like that CONSISTENTLY is probable. But only in Benny’s upside-down world!

            But even in the highly unlikely event that such a Jewish person would exist, then why would the rest of the Jewish people (the overwhelming majority of us) would think of such an unlikely person as being Jewish?

            After all, such a hypotetical person has to all intents and purposes turned themselves into an honorary Arab person by adopting their language, their narrative and their outlook. And religion has nothing to do with it because Carmen already said a number of times that she does not believe in religion.

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          • Ben

            I’ll just let that stand as a masterpiece of hidebound racist rhetoric and a violation of the principle that the first thing a man should do when he finds himself digging himself into a hole is to stop digging.

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          • AJew

            “the first thing a man should do when he finds himself digging himself into a hole is to stop digging.”

            You mean the way YOU stopped digging yourself into a hole on the thread below Benny-leh? (NOT!!!!). On that thread, you labelled the entire Jewish religion as:

            “Judaism is tribal and exclusive not inclusive”

            (In your post of September 21 – just before Tess’s post)

            https://972mag.com/what-israeli-leftists-can-learn-from-the-radical-right/121987/

            What would you say if someone would label YOUR religion, Islam, in a similar way? You would be up in arms and call that someone an ISLAMOPHOBE. In fact, on that thread, you kept on digging yourself into a deeper and deeper hole and you tried to claim that Islam is superior to Judaism, you little bigot!

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          • carmen

            I’ll never accept the behavior of the overwhelming majority of jews in the zionist-cult state as being jewish, normal or even human. Your’s is the mindset of the zionist-cult group think. all jews are the same? hardly. we’re all individuals with individual thoughts and ideas. I refuse to ascribe to the cult’s group think and don’t have a hive mind. that makes me an arab in your mind; well, there isn’t room for anything else is there? I’m worried about bigger things, such as the zionist cult of death – the iof has all the big guns, one of the most heavily armed armies in the world and plays the eternal victim at the same time against the palestinians who have no army, no WMD, nothing more than inaccurate bottle rockets and people armed with kitchen utensils and the occasional vehicular homicide, which are effective some times, but no army. The organization is most centered around peaceful demonstrations. you all are crazy.

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        • Ben

          And then you set up a fake and insulting question about killing and we are all supposed to wait in profound suspense. Will he or won’t he?! Will Bruce say he has a problem with killing Jews, young, old, men, women or children?! Or won’t he?! Oh the suspense! Bruce’s “shred of credibility” hangs in the balance!!
          What a joke.

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          • AJew

            No Benny, you are the joke. I don’t know what kind of suspense you are talking about.

            But I do know that you are one eyed and biased to your eye balls, Benny.

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    5. I’m at a loss here. “Israelis” – backed by America and using American money, weapons, and America’s UN veto – already murder and steal at will… in fact have for 68 years. How does this change anything?

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    6. Tommy Goldberg

      “EVEN homosexual Jews are superior to non-Jews” (EMPHASIS mine)

      To me, this is the most important part of the article. This doubly reprehensible statement clearly (and horrifyingly) captures why most liberal Jewish Israelis pay little more than lip service to achieving peace with their Palestinian neighbors.

      Deep down they know that, were peace ever actually made with the Palestinians, Dahan and his ideological brethren would come for THEM next.

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      • AJew

        “Deep down they know that, were peace ever actually made with the Palestinians, Dahan and his ideological brethren would come for THEM next.”

        This is the type of nonsense which Israel’s haters peddle. This post of Tommy’s betrays the mentality of those who hate us.

        First of all, Tommy implies that the only reason why there is no peace is because Israelis don’t want peace.

        Secondly, Tommy would have one believe that the Arabs want peace with Israel. In fact, Tommy would have you believe that the Arabs always wanted to live peacefully with us but we Jews made war on the Arabs.

        Last but not least, Tommy would have you believe that the majority of Israelis are like Dahan and that the poor old “liberal Israelis” have always been just a small minority.

        Try this Tommy baby: the reason why Israel has been shifting steadily rightward in it’s politics is because the Israeli left ended up showing itself inept at handling negotiations with the Arabs who made chumps out of the Israeli peace camp. Most of us woke up to the fact that there still isn’t a peace camp amongst the Palestinian Arabs and there never was one. And if there is a tiny number of peace camp amongst them, then the comments which you applied to liberal Israelis about fear, are more applicable to such a tiny Palestinian Arab peace camp. They are the ones in fear from their brethern. Not the Israeli peace camp which is still quite vocal but is shrinking for the reasons that I mentioned above.

        Don’t believe me? Then look what Hamas did to Fatah in Gaza in 2006. They tied their hands behind their backs and threw them off roof tops. Even though Fatah is not even seeking peace with Israel. They just try to use different tactics than Hamas to try to achieve the same objectives.

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        • Ben

          “Last but not least, Tommy would have you believe that the majority of Israelis are like Dahan and that the poor old “liberal Israelis” have always been just a small minority.”

          This is the kind of nonsense you peddle, AJew. Really, it’s quite amazing. This bluntly racist supremacist character – ““Even homosexual Jews are superior to non-Jews” – was appointed by the government, elected by a majority of Israelis, to Deputy Defense Minister and Chief of the Civil Administration! That is, as the person in charge of millions of non-Jewish persons he regards as intrinsically inferior Untermenschen! You make it sound like Dahan is, you know, some obscure grocer from Afula and the assistant treasurer of the local Lehava chapter. Israelis chose this flaming Judeon@zi to occupy the central position in the occupation! You can’t make this stuff up! The guy in charge of the Geneva Convention-protected and ordinary morality-protected duty of the occupier to safeguard the welfare of protected persons under occupation is a person who openly declares these protected persons are Untermenschen! How blind and deaf can you be?!

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          • AJew

            Ok, have it your simplistic old way then Benny. But let’s then be consistent and apply the same standard to your darling “peace loving” Palestinian Arabs who as you wrongly implied on the other thread are guilty of no more than doing “peaceful protests”.

            In their 2005 elections, the majority of Palestinian Arabs voted for Hamas. So according to you, all Palestinian Arabs are Hamasnicks, right Benny?

            Reality check: Israel has a coalition government. And there are opposition parties too. No single party in Israel has a majority in it’s own right. So your claim that because Dahlan is a minister, all Israelis are like him is self evidently false.

            Tell me Benny: are you at least self aware? Have you at least noticed something about yourself? Have you noticed that every time you talk about Israel and Israelis, you always go out of your way to depict the Jews of Israel, in the worst of the worst light?

            Have you also noticed, too, that every time you discuss Palestinian Arabs, you try to whitewash them as nothing more than just “peaceful protestors” and freedom fighters who as a people are guilty of nothing whatsoever historically? No, if one would listen to the likes of you, no, the Palestinian Arabs never committed a single terrorist act, no, they are not guilty of having massacred Jews and no, they wouldn’t dream of supporting extremists. According to you, Benny, most Palestinian Arabs are peace loving oppressed people who would never have made war on Israel were it not for “the occupation”. And even then, they only carry out peaceful protests.

            You bring out the worst in people because you make it impossible for people to have a discussion about the Middle East in a rational way. In a word, you are a polariser Benny. You cause people to adopt extremist positions just to counteract your cartoonish world. Have you no shame Benny?

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    7. Average American

      This law de-criminalizing following your superior’s orders in advance is at least better than the Nuremberg Laws which criminalized following your superior’s orders after the fact. In other words making something punishable that was not illegal at the time it was done. Ridiculous legal concept. The legal farce and image campaign of the Nuremberg Trials was the basis for all the failed concepts that are now protected by the blanket reflexive charge of “anti-semite” or “holocaust-denier”. Those concepts are no doubt enthusiastically supported by Dahan who benefits from them along with his country.

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      • AJew

        “the Nuremberg Laws which criminalized following your superior’s orders after the fact. In other words making something punishable that was not illegal at the time it was done.”

        Is that so, Mr Average? You mean prior to the Nuenberg laws it was perfectly legal to murder millions of Jews, Gypsies and other “undesirables”? Or was it just the Nazis who created such illegal laws, in Nurenberg, for which they were justly punished in a very small way in the Nuremberg trials (too many ended up getting away).

        But even the small number of the worst who WERE punished hurts your sensitivities, eh Average? Well that says more about who YOU are, Average, than justice.

        It is revealing how Nazi sympathisers like our Mr Average line up shoulder to shoulder with extreme left wingers both siding with the Arabs against the Jews. Our enemies define us. With such people as our enemies, we must be doing something right.

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      • AJew

        “the Nuremberg Laws which criminalized following your superior’s orders after the fact. In other words making something punishable that was not illegal at the time it was done.”

        Is that so, Mr Average? You mean prior to the Nuenberg laws it was perfectly legal to murder millions of Jews, Gypsies and other “undesirables”? Or was it just the the third reich who created such illegal laws, in Nurenberg, for which they were justly punished in a very small way in the Nuremberg trials (too many ended up getting away).

        But even the small number of the worst who WERE punished hurts your sensitivities, eh Average? Well that says more about who YOU are, Average, than justice.

        It is revealing how Third Reich sympathisers like our Mr Average line up shoulder to shoulder with extreme left wingers both siding with the Arabs against the Jews. Our enemies define us. With such people as our enemies, we must be doing something right.

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      • Ben

        Excuse me Average, but what the f*** are you talking about? It was legal to participate in the cruel murder of six million Jews because a superior ordered you to? Or homosexuals? Or Romany? Or whoever? Whatever legal technicalities you happen to think inform the historical analysis, it is awfully offensive for you to breezily dismiss objections to “I was only following orders” as a “ridiculous legal concept.” I mean, really, what in hell is your point? The Holocaust was an unprecedented break in the moral life of mankind and as such deserved unprecedented redress. But you know, people like Average are exactly the kinds of people who fervently support Donald J. Trump, PEOTUS, are positively enthralled by Trump, and who Trump and his Right Wing Jewish and non-Jewish supporters wink and nod at and keep on the down low.
        https://thinkprogress.org/daily-stormer-armed-march-whitefish-richard-spencer-mother-c24e046d7973#.i040peapo

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        • AJew

          One thing is for sure. People like this “Average” guy are on the record of lining up with the Arabs against Israel.

          I for one, choose to wear that as a badge of honor. We must be doing something right if we have people like him as our enemies.

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          • Ben

            Here’s the pattern you should see. People with Average’s mentality and like Richard Spencer think Trump is the cat’s meow, they thrill to him, and so do people like Lewis of Afula and Naftali Bennett and Netanyahu. And people like this Spencer will line up with right wing American Jews against Arabs and when the Arabs are gotten rid of then turn around and line up with the Christians against the Jews.

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          • AJew

            If you say so, Benny. As for me, I am not too big on crystal balls.

            I deal with the present based on history. And right now, history tells me that the Palestinian Arabs are our enemies. They and their numerous allies are our immediate threat. And anyone who stands with us against them, are our friends, at least for now. As for the future? We will deal with the future when necessary.

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