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South African Leader Incites for Death to Jews

He didn’t say “kill the Jews.” He simply invoked the Bible to call for “eye-for-an-eye” revenge on Jews for “killings in Gaza.”
Anti-Israel protest in South Africa.

Anti-Israel protest in South Africa.

Incitement and anti-Semitic hate have reached new depths in South Africa, where a union leader wrote a Facebook post calling for “eye for an eye” attacks on Jewish communal officials in retribution for civilian deaths in Gaza.

Tony Ehrenreich, a trade union official and the 2011 Cape Town mayoral candidate for the African National Congress party, condemned the “killings and maimings that have been taking place in Gaza.”

He accused the Israel Defense Forces of “attempts to steal the Palestinian lands.”

Ehrenreich wrote that South Africa’s Jewish Board of Deputies, the national Jewish communal organization, should suffer for its support of Israel.

“This makes the Jewish Board of Deputies complicit in the murder of the people in Gaza,” Ehrenreich wrote. “The time has come to say very clearly that if a woman or child is killed in Gaza, then the Jewish board of deputies, who are complicit, will feel the wrath of the People of SA with the age old biblical teaching of an eye for an eye.”

Got it?

If you support Israel you are an accomplice to what Ehrenreich considers a crime and better run for your life.

That’s called liberalism.

The JTA contributed to this report.

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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14 Responses to “South African Leader Incites for Death to Jews”

  1. Cowardly and a misrepresentation!!

  2. Cowardly and a misrepresentation!!

  3. Sarah Crowe says:

    They should read further for Deuteronomy 32: 35- states 35 Vengeance is Mine, and recompense, against the time when their foot shall slip; for the day of their calamity is at hand, and the things that are to come upon them shall make haste.

  4. Sarah Crowe says:

    They should read further for Deuteronomy 32: 35- states 35 Vengeance is Mine, and recompense, against the time when their foot shall slip; for the day of their calamity is at hand, and the things that are to come upon them shall make haste.

  5. Joy Nerella says:

    Unheard so called professed leader, ,, , needsto be ignored. Who is he to call for the killing of jews.It can nvr happen coz jews are the precious jewels .The God is their Shield and Buckler.

  6. Paul W. Howe says:

    He is so accursed…

  7. Will never happen…This aint a leader it`s an idiot.

  8. Will never happen…This aint a leader it`s an idiot.

  9. Given the history of South Africa…do we really need to pay any mind to anything a South African “leader” has to say?

  10. What it this fear mongering all about anyway from the press???

  11. What it this fear mongering all about anyway from the press???

  12. Giom Mouton says:

    South Africa stands by Israel!

  13. African incites the death of evola deseas not human. Brainless too. How you learn too much folks. Your deseases coup juntas to your people.

  14. Obi Sunny says:

    let him relocate to gaza,take over command from khaled!

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