Photo Credit: Yori Yanover
George Galloway

Naji wrote, “I am calling your ideology ridiculous if you share Galloway’s belief that the best way to promote the Palestinian cause is to walk out on a 20-year old student. If you have ‘lived the horror of the Arab-Israel conflict’ then I urge you not to make the mistakes of your forebears and choose dialogue and compromise over ignorance and hatred.”

Proof once again of the virtues of a calm demeanor and a non-hate-filled heart.

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Lori Lowenthal Marcus is a contributor to the JewishPress.com. A graduate of Harvard Law School, she previously practiced First Amendment law and taught in Philadelphia-area graduate and law schools. You can reach her by email: Lori@JewishPressOnline.com

26 COMMENTS

  1. I never did know how many ignoramuses existed on planet earth, such as Galloway, until I started receiving the Jewish News. And then there are those who elected him. I can se why Anonymous is anonymous. Who would want to admit to such shallow palaver? BTW who doctored Galloway up to make him look like a Sith lord?

  2. If he thinks this is the same as an anti-apartheid campaign, then he is terribly wrong. This is supporting a two-state solution, where an independent Palestine will definitely need Israeli foreign investment. The Palestinian economy is very weak, but it is attached by an economic umbilical cord to Israel. Hurting Israel, would definitely hurt Palestine's chances of getting the foreign investment that it definitely needs. As a member of the British Parliament, he needs to read about when Great Britain granted independence to Ireland in 1921.

  3. He is not as bad as this article indicates. He is far worse. Look up his 2005 campaign for the UK Parliament against Oona King, an outstanding MP who had the mistake of having had an African American father and a Jewish mother, enabling Galloway to target her for horrible slanders based on her ancestry. (King would later challenge the other great UK embarrassment, Ken Livingstone; would that she had succeeded.)

  4. Not only this ignorant and nasty behavior, but he is a pig of a man. He is now on his 4th wife and his third wife just gave birth to their second child three months ago.

  5. As usual, Lori, you have made an excellent article which was written with a calm informative intelligence. IMO, the picture does not portray these qualities of your article. I have been criticized off-line and demoted in my standing on-line with JPress for me condemning MK Moshe Feiglin for visiting/supporting gays; however, if a picture is worth a thousand words, then this picture out weighs in Lahshon Harah in most all the talk backs made in the JPress for the last year. It was not right for me to have called Moshe Feiglin a fag and IMO, it’s also not right that you call Galloway a pig. However, what is beyond the pale of acceptable public presentations are distorted pictures of hate/evil as is portrayed in the picture above. I know that you and everyone else have no control over the pictures attached to their articles; however, maybe you could be the first to try and take that control so as to have public presentations with pictures fitting to the calm informative intelligence that you have.

  6. Gallaway is a typical british bigot and twit. He is jealous of us Jews, and our success, and needs to bash Israel. I only hope a racist arab muslim rocket finds a home where he and his family lives. They can then have their 7200 virgins to play with. He is truly a stupid individual and coward.

  7. Galloway only entertains people who completely agree with his opinions. I asked him a question via Twitter. He thinks its acceptable to celebrate the death of a person ie Margaret Thatcher. Bearing in mind his party is called "RESPECT" I asked him if it would have been acceptable to dance & celebrate John Smith's death (former leader of the British Labour Party before Tont Blair). He blocked me from twitter for asking that. All the toads who tweet agreeing with his opinions he immediately Retweets to his cohorts who lap up his twisted view of the world. This despicable man practices his own soviet style of censorship. Agree with him or he will snub you. No debate there.

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