Judaism versus Zionism
JUDAISM VERSUS ZIONISM
believes in One G-d who revealed the Torah. It affirms Divine
Providence and, accordingly, views Jewish exile as a punishment for
sin. Redemption may be achieved solely through prayer and penance.
Judaism calls upon all Jews to obey the Torah in its entirety
including the commandment to be patriotic citizens.
rejects the Creator, His Revelation and reward and punishment. Among
its fruits are the persecution of the Palestinian people and the
spiritual and physical endangering of the Jewish people. It
encourages treasonous, dual loyalty among unsuspecting Jews
throughout the world. At its root Zionism sees reality as barren and
desacralized. It is the antithesis of Torah Judaism.
|There is a vile lie, which stalks the Jewish people across the
globe. It is a lie so heinous, so far from the truth, that it can
only gain popularity due to the complicity of powerful forces in the
"mainstream" media and educational establishment.
It is a lie which has brought many innocent people untold suffering
and if unchecked has the potential to create extraordinary tragedy
in the future.
It is the lie that declares that Judaism and Zionism are identical.
Nothing could be further from the truth.
Judaism is the belief in revelation at Sinai. It is the belief that
exile is a punishment for Jewish sins.
Zionism has for over a century denied Sinaitic revelation. It
believes that Jewish exile can be ended by military aggression.
Zionism has spent the past century strategically dispossessing the
Palestinian people. It has ignored their just claims and subjected
them to persecution, torture and death.
Torah Jews the world over are shocked and pained at this short-lived
dogma of irreligiosity and cruelty. Thousands of Torah scholars and
saints have condemned this movement from its inception. They knew
that the pre-existing good relationship between Jews and Muslims in
the Holy Land was bound to suffer as Zionism advanced.
The so-called "State of Israel" stands rejected on religious grounds
by the Torah. Its monstrous insensitivity to the laws of basic
decency and fairness appall all men be they Jewish or not.
We of Neturei Karta have been in the forefront of the battle against
Zionism for over a century.
Our presence here is to refute the base lie that the evil, which is
Zionism, in some way represents the Jewish people.
The reverse is true.
We are saddened day in and day at the terrible toll of death
emanating from the Holy Land. Not one of then would have occurred if
Zionism had unleashed its evil energies upon the world.
As Jews we are called upon to live in peace and harmony with all
men. We are exhorted to be law abiding and patriotic citizens in all
We condemn the current Zionist atrocities in the Holy Land. We yearn
for peace based upon mutual respect. We are convinced that this
proposed mutual respect is doomed to fail as long as the Israeli
state exists. We welcome its abolition in a peaceful manner.
May we be worthy of true redemption when all men will join in
brotherhood in His worship.