How They Do It– Israel says Spanish votes against the Jewish state are ‘rooted in the Inquisition’
Referencing the Inquisition, Israel implied that a Spanish city’s anti-Israel resolution was rooted in the country’s history of anti-Semitism from the 15th century.
ed note–once again, prima facie evidence as to why it is an absolute impossibility and an utter waste of time to reason with Israel–either the real estate venture or its inhabitants–as both have proven themselves absolutely impervious to reason, truth, or just plain old common sense. Any and all unpleasant protocols which Gentiles develop as means of self-preservation against insidious and aggressive Judaic behavior (yes, I am repeating myself) is always something other than the modern day manifestation of Newton’s 3rd law of physics concerning actions that result in equal and opposite reactions and is instead always explained as being based upon ‘the world’s oldest hatred’–meaning ‘anti-Shemitism’, in this case, something that took place over 5 hundred years ago (in and of itself the Gentile response to bad Judaic behavior (yes I am repeating myself again) rather than bad Judaic behavior (dittoes) of what took place 5 months, 5 days or even 5 seconds ago.
A spokesman for the Israeli Embassy in Madrid suggested this on the embassy’s official Twitter account this week.
“Navarre 1498: Jews out. Pamplona 2018: They forbidden to enter,” the spokesman wrote. On Tuesday, the municipality of Pamplona passed a motion calling for a “military embargo” on Israel.
Jews were expelled from what it today is the Spanish state of Navarre as part of the Spanish Inquisition, a campaign of persecution against Jews and other non-Christians that the Catholic Church and the Spanish royal house initiated in 1492. It wiped out one of the world’s most illustrious and successful Jewish communities.
References to the Inquisition in statements about present-day political issues are rare among Israeli diplomats working on relations with Spain.
Last month, the parliament of the state of Navarre adopted a resolution calling on Spain to suspend its ties with Israel “until that country ceases its policy of criminal repression of the Palestinian population.” The final version stopped short of calling for a boycott of Israel or support for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement targeting the Jewish state.
The official website of Pamplona said it backs the regional parliament’s resolution from last month and “the right of the citizenry in Pamplona to use boycott as a civil and nonviolent tool for solidarity with Palestine.”
In a separate Twitter message, the embassy wrote that “Navarre was the last in the [Iberian] Peninsula to expel its Jews and the municipality of Pamplona the first to declare them unwanted.”
Emmanuel Nahshon, the Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman, added on Twitter: “Expelling Israelis and promoting in Pamplona BDS racism. 1492 in its 2018 version.” Quoting the slogan of the Podemos far-left party that supports boycotts of Israel and whose name means “we can,” he ended his tweet with the words “Now we can.”
ACOM, a pro-Israel group based in Madrid, condemned the Pamplona municipality vote as “encouraging anti-Semitism.” But it nonetheless represents a “failure” for the campaign to boycott Israel because a direct call to do so was ultimately left out of the motion for fear of legal issues.
Tribunals in Spain, including the nation’s Supreme Court in two of its rulings, have voided a total of 16 boycott motions passed by municipalities. Another seven municipalities voluntarily scrapped their boycott motions under threat of legal action by ACOM. One municipality’s boycott motion was suspended by a court injunction.
This entry was posted on 06/24/2018, 9:34 and is filed under Uncategorized. You can follow any responses to this entry through RSS 2.0.
You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.