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The Day Mandela Went to Shul and Preached against Aliyah

With all due respect to the man and his memory, Mandela promoted strong independent states for minorities – except Israel. He publicly praised Arab terrorism against Israel in the name of "freedom."
Nelson Mandela salutes the crowd at the Green and Sea Point Hebrew Congregation in Cape Town  in 1994. SA Rochlin Archives, SAJBD

Nelson Mandela salutes the crowd at the Green and Sea Point Hebrew Congregation in Cape Town in 1994. SA Rochlin Archives, SAJBD
Photo Credit: SA Rochlin Archives, SAJBD

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May he rest in peace, which he never promoted in Israel.

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About the Author: Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu is a graduate in journalism and economics from The George Washington University. He has worked as a cub reporter in rural Virginia and as senior copy editor for major Canadian metropolitan dailies. Tzvi wrote for Arutz Sheva for several years before joining the Jewish Press.


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8 Responses to “The Day Mandela Went to Shul and Preached against Aliyah”

  1. Anonymous says:

    That is why it is good and proper that Bibi did not attend his funeral, the man was anti Semitic to the core. He was not a friend for Israel, not at all.

  2. Good riddance to this black anti-Semite communist. His only legacy will be the utter destruction of South Africa.

  3. Lloyd Bergner says:

    Jews have dealt with the likes of Mandela, Arafat and their ilk for more than 4 millennia and survived. Am Yisrael Chai. Masada will not fall again.

  4. Vladimir Weissman says:

    Right! While he did choose reconciliation in his own land, he was a good communist and supported any and all communist type revolutions, however bloody and senseless. Including the Arab and Iranian ones. And the dead Ayatollah was Khomeini. Khamenei is still there spewing venom.

  5. MANDELA WAS A TREACHEROUS LYING FRAUD SOUTH AFRICAN MONKEY! I DON'T MEAN TO INSULT THE SIMIAN SPECIES!

  6. Yechiel Baum says:

    And for this, Jews are expected to praise mandela and upset that Israel did not attend the festive occasion of Mandela's death. It should be declared as a global yom tov!

  7. Your college education taught you to express yourself like this?

  8. Roy Neal Grissom says:

    I cannot help but be astounded that so many Jews cling to their identity as a "minority group" and ignore their status as `Am HaBechirah. This identification explains the so-called "official Jewish leadership" knows only secular "enlightenment" concepts as an antidote to anti-Semitism and never mention the true solution–the conversion of the entire human race to the knowledge of HaShem under the Noachide Laws.

    Ironically, while liberals lament the "divisions among peoples," what is their division of all mankind into oppressive majorities and oppressed minorities but a huge chasm and an excuse to treat some people as angels and others as "devils?"

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