from Neturei Karta on behalf
Torah true Jews
to the Palestinian People and the Arab and
Orthodox Jews will demonstrate
near the European Parliament Building in Brussels,
Belgium to expose their opinion regarding the United
Nations International Conference of Civil Society.
30 August - Friday 31 August '07 from 9.00 am to 10.00
am, at the Sq. Place Jean Rey, (at Rue Belliard Crossroad)
1040 Brussels, Belgium
Neturei Karta is the group name of those Orthodox
Jews who are prepared to express openly their religious
opposition to Zionism and their sympathy and solidarity
with the Palestinian cause in their struggle against
the Zionist oppression.
part of their expression of support for the Palestinian
cause, representatives of Neturei Karta take part
in events, which draw attention to the Palestinian
struggle, whenever and wherever they can.
Torah true Jewry congratulates the United
Nations International Conference of Civil Society
and their hosts, the European Parliament, on their
efforts in promoting peace in Palestine.
Our approach, however, differs from theirs in that
they aim for an 'Israeli-Palestinian Peace'. This
is a contradiction in terms. The root cause
of strife in Palestine is the very existence of the
illegitimate Zionist State of 'Israel' that
has caused untold suffering to both Jews and Arabs
for decades. There cannot and will not be
peace in Palestine until the total (but, we pray,
peaceful) dismantling and dissolution of the Zionist
is a fact that untainted Orthodox Judaism is incompatible
with and totally opposes the philosophy known as Zionism.
It condemns Zionism both on the grounds of religious
belief and on the grounds of the religious requirement
to be compassionate and humanitarian to all mankind.
Our Torah teaches us that the Jewish People were
sent into exile from the Holy Land by virtue of a
Divine Decree because we did not maintain the standards
expected of us, and we are totally forbidden to use
any force of arms against any people in order to obtain
political power. To do so would be a rebellion against
the Divine Will. Thus, the Zionist movement and the
so-called "State of Israel" are in total disobedience
of the fundamentals of our religious faith.
Added to the above is the Jewish religious humanitarian
requirement to treat all individuals and peoples with
compassion and consideration. To forcefully deprive
a people of their homes and country is totally contrary
to this requirement.
It follows therefore that it is the Palestinians,
the indigenous population of Palestine, who have the
right to rule in Palestine today according to the
Torah and Jewish faith. The Palestinian Arab claim
to rule in Palestine is right and just. The Zionist
illegitimate claim is illegal and what is more must
inevitably be based on loss of life and deprivation
of property as we are sadly witnessing to this day.
Every Jew who is faithful to authentic Judaism knows
that Zionism is a heretic and cruel philosophy. A
festering sore that has caused untold suffering to
both Jews and Arabs for decades with a continuing
chain of tragic events for over more than a century.
the Zionists have made themselves to appear as the
representatives and spokespeople of all Jews thus,
with their actions, arousing animosity against the
Jews. But, their claim is simply not true and one
has to be clear that Zionism is not Judaism.
Zionists cannot speak in the name of Jews.
we stress that the connection between Arab and Jew
goes right back into ancient history. Mostly the relationship
was friendly and mutually beneficial. Historically,
the situation frequently was that when Jews were being
persecutedÂ in Europe they found refuge in the various
Arab and Muslim countries. Our attitude to Muslims
and Arabs can therefore only be one of friendliness
The continuing existence of the Zionist State is the underlying
cause of the strife in Palestine and of much of the
strife further afield. Let us not forget the solution,
and the only solution, which is a total de-Zionization
of the Holy Land. We know that peace can only be restored
in historic Palestine when the Palestinian People
obtain their full rights in their native land of Palestine.
So many people ignore the root cause of the hate
that has spread and engulfed Palestine, the Middle
East and indeed the globe today. Governments of the
world should realise that supporting Zionists and
Zionism is not helping Jews or Judaism but only perpetuates
the tragic impasse and constant bloodshed in the Middle
We await the annulment of Zionism and the peaceful
dismantling of the Zionist regime, and would welcome
the opportunity to dwell in peace in the holy land
under a rule which is entirely in accordance with
the wishes of the Palestinian People.
We pray for a peaceful solution to the terrible
and tragic impasse that exists. Possibly based
on results brought about by moral, political and economic
pressures imposed by the nations of the world.
May we soon merit the time when the whole
world will be at peace with each other and the Heavenly
glory will be revealed. Omein
Orthodox Jews will gather near the European
Parliament Building in Brussels to publicise all
the above. Details as follows:
Date: Thursday 30 August - Friday 31 August
Time: 9.00 am - 10.00 am
Place: Sq. Place Jean Rey, (at
Rue Belliard Crossroad) 1040 Brussels,