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Jews Outraged by Hitler Statue in Warsaw Ghetto
INN ^ | 12/28/2012, 10:30 PM | Elad Benari

Posted on 12/29/2012 9:35:20 AM PST by Olog-hai

An artist has caused huge controversy after placing a statue of Adolf Hitler praying on his knees in the former Warsaw Ghetto, the Daily Mail reports.

Some Jewish groups have expressed fury at the decision to install the provocative artwork in the area where thousands of Jews were forced to live during the rule of the Nazi regime.

In total, around 300,000 Jews from the Ghetto died or were sent to their death in concentration camps.

The statue by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan, entitled “HIM”, has attracted a large number of visitors since its installation last month, reported the Daily Mail. …

(Excerpt) Read more at israelnationalnews.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: art; dictators; europeanunion; eussr; ghetto; hitler; hitlerstatue; israel; poland; russia; statue; warsaw; warsawghetto; wwii

1 posted on 12/29/2012 9:35:31 AM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai
Cattelan caused controversy in Warsaw in 2000 when another gallery showed his work 'La Nona Ora' - 'The Ninth Hour' - which depicts Pope John Paul II being crushed by a meteorite.

I get the idea that this artist blames Christianity for all of the bad things in the world.

2 posted on 12/29/2012 9:41:31 AM PST by ClearCase_guy (Republicans have made themselves useless, toothless, and clueless.)
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To: Olog-hai

“Those who don’t learn from history are doomed to repeat it.”
We are on the edge of repeating history. What will we do?


3 posted on 12/29/2012 9:43:23 AM PST by certrtwngnut (He shrugs!)
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To: certrtwngnut

Some folks (hey: they’re crazy) think that FEMA has already set up internment camps here in the US and that the economic collapse will come in the Spring of 2013 and that the clampdown that follows will sweep up the primary opposition to the dictatorship while the country panics and begs the government to “do something”.


4 posted on 12/29/2012 9:50:22 AM PST by ClearCase_guy (Republicans have made themselves useless, toothless, and clueless.)
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To: Olog-hai

Funny. It’s always “art” when it desecrates something decent.


5 posted on 12/29/2012 10:02:58 AM PST by albie
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To: Olog-hai

hitler prayed to the devil


6 posted on 12/29/2012 10:08:04 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Olog-hai

such a great “artiste” /sarc

None of the so-called “artists” today can create beauty, just travesty


7 posted on 12/29/2012 10:10:25 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Olog-hai

Why should an EU country not honor the intellectual and spiritual father of the EU?

Yeah, v 1.0 had a few flaws - it was practically in beta, for heaven’s sake. But THIS time, I’m sure it will work out...


8 posted on 12/29/2012 10:13:37 AM PST by Jim Noble (Diseases desperate grown are by desperate appliance relieved, or not at all)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Olog-hai.
...a statue of Adolf Hitler praying on his knees in the former Warsaw Ghetto... by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan, entitled “HIM”.
He's also anti-Catholic.


9 posted on 12/29/2012 10:17:42 AM PST by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: Jim Noble

Well noted.


10 posted on 12/29/2012 10:21:36 AM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

I think Senator Dianne Feinstein should go to Poland to explain her views on people owning semiautomatic rifles with large capacity magazines.


11 posted on 12/29/2012 10:23:40 AM PST by gatex (NRA, and Gun Owners of America)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
I was thinking along the lines of:

Hitler on his knees? Not such a bad idea, just not in the Warsaw Ghetto, it needs to be in a lake of fire.

But the Rabbi idea works, too...

13 posted on 12/29/2012 10:59:46 AM PST by null and void (Socialism: Equal parts dumb and evil, in a blender.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

“Jews Outraged”

So? I’m outraged that 75% of them voted for the Marxist in Chief. I’m sure they would be cheering if a statue of Obama were placed there.


14 posted on 12/29/2012 11:00:50 AM PST by saleman (!!!!)
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To: Olog-hai
The following statement does not necessarily represent normal people, but may be familiar to those; afflicted, as I am, with a predisposition towards the visual arts.

In the pursuit of expression, a kind of desperation for relevance and purpose, can take hold of an artist which is so great that the artist will imagine a controversy destine to make him/her the center of attention. It is unfortunate that this has become typical rather than rare and seems a particular condition of illiberalism, expressly pronounced in progressives. In the art world, such a piece as “Hitler praying” will be considered transgressive. In common parlance it is merely an intellectual affluent of postmodern sewage, which in fact needs no visual and adds nothing to culture. Artists’ will often call these pieces, (cough)... challenging or prophetic visions.

P.s. Hey, also, were do I adopt one of those Kitties as seen on the thread:

facebood (Let's have a rousing FR welcome for the Drunken N006) Free Republim

I need a drinking buddy.

15 posted on 12/29/2012 11:50:34 AM PST by notted
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To: Olog-hai

Polsnd should have never let this piece of vermin into the country.


16 posted on 12/29/2012 11:57:55 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: ClearCase_guy

>> this artist blames Christianity

No kidding.

Only the deranged, uneducated, and foolish disparage Christ.


17 posted on 12/29/2012 12:02:44 PM PST by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: saleman
“Jews Outraged”

I'm outraged that Jewish run Hollywood constantly portrays Christians and Christianity as perverted kooks.

I'm outraged that Jews in our government, education system and media constantly undermine Christian values.

I'm outraged that Jewish comedians mock Jesus Christ.

Here's a word for everyone: "Kiss the Son (Jesus the Messiah), lest he be angry, and ye perish from the way, when his wrath is kindled but a little. Blessed are all they that put their trust in him." Psalm 2:12

18 posted on 12/29/2012 12:18:33 PM PST by JesusIsLord
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To: JesusIsLord

Really, dude?


19 posted on 12/29/2012 12:28:17 PM PST by stormhill
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To: saleman

I get your point..most Israelis are outraged at the zero scum....but the Florida and N. East Jews got in line and did as they were told. Sad..very sad.


20 posted on 12/29/2012 1:34:05 PM PST by rrrod (at home in Medellin Colombia)
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To: saleman

I get your point..most Israelis are outraged at the zero scum....but the Florida and N. East Jews got in line and did as they were told. Sad..very sad.


21 posted on 12/29/2012 1:34:35 PM PST by rrrod (at home in Medellin Colombia)
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To: JesusIsLord

I’m not outraged.

I’m more outraged at the Koran denying that Jesus is God’s Son.


22 posted on 12/29/2012 1:51:12 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: notted

Very well stated. A happy suprise to find a cogent statement about art on FR.


23 posted on 12/29/2012 2:12:47 PM PST by kabumpo (Kabumpo)
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To: stormhill
Does my comment mean that all Jews are anti-Christian? I no more believe this to be true than to believe that all Germans are responsible for the Holocaust.

The fact is that liberal Jews in Hollywood, the major TV networks, government and education system are generally anti-Christian either overtly or simply by virtue of their values.

If this offends then let me offer my world view concerning the Jews who are anti-Christian: "Many of the people of Israel are now enemies of the Good News, and this benefits you Gentiles. Yet they are still the people he loves because he chose their ancestors Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob." Romans 11:28

The One I love and serve is a Jew. The church (body) to which I belong was built on the Apostles, who were Jews. I own my life to a Jew and I look forward to them seeing Jesus and His body for who we are.

24 posted on 12/29/2012 2:30:22 PM PST by JesusIsLord
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To: JesusIsLord

Maybe you think they should have put up a statue of YOU, you anti-semite brain dead bigot. KMA, loser. Stuff it where the sun don’t shine.


25 posted on 12/29/2012 4:11:59 PM PST by EinNYC
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To: kabumpo

Thank you, I resemble that statement. However I am left, still searching for that drunkard Cat in the videos.


26 posted on 12/29/2012 4:45:46 PM PST by notted
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To: EinNYC
I know my perception has been a little clouded lately but that guy sounded to me like a Nazi.
It's always troubling to hear someone who claims to be on the right talking like that because that's exactly the impression the left wants to create of us.
27 posted on 12/29/2012 5:58:34 PM PST by stormhill
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To: Olog-hai

The “artist’s” aim is to provoke Pavlov’s Dog’s reactions which as we can see he’s achieved here and elsewhere. From there comes notoriety and mucho moolah!


28 posted on 12/29/2012 6:08:41 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: ClearCase_guy

These are very interesting & very crazy times. With the speed that we are falling anything can happen.
That is why I ask “What will we do?”


29 posted on 12/30/2012 5:37:39 AM PST by certrtwngnut (He shrugs!)
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To: EinNYC

EinNYC - Name calling and cursing is not an argument. Is it possible that you’re the bigot? If I’ve said something that’s false, please give a rebuttal.


30 posted on 12/30/2012 6:14:24 AM PST by JesusIsLord
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To: Olog-hai

An “artist.” That explains a lot. I’m an artist, and I tell my girls, “Don’t marry an artist. They’re all nuts.”


31 posted on 12/30/2012 6:20:07 AM PST by St_Thomas_Aquinas
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To: yldstrk

-— None of the so-called “artists” today can create beauty, just travesty -—

The Marxists have subverted art, just as every other aspect of our culture. According to art school grads that I’ve talked to, ‘great art’ is supposed to shock.

One grad told me that his prof once assigned his class the task of doing something shocking the following day. The first guy walked to the front of the class and took a dump. The next guy strangled a kitten.

Then the art professor cancelled the assignment.


32 posted on 12/30/2012 6:27:26 AM PST by St_Thomas_Aquinas
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To: St_Thomas_Aquinas

Good Lord save us, deliver us, through Mary to Jesus we pray


33 posted on 12/30/2012 7:02:08 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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34 posted on 12/30/2012 7:08:03 AM PST by SJackson (The Pilgrims—Doing the jobs Native Americans wouldn’t do !)
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35 posted on 12/30/2012 7:09:01 AM PST by SJackson (The Pilgrims—Doing the jobs Native Americans wouldn’t do !)
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36 posted on 12/30/2012 7:09:38 AM PST by SJackson (The Pilgrims—Doing the jobs Native Americans wouldn’t do !)
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To: JesusIsLord
You are no different than the Muzzies trying to force their "religion" down others' throats. Absolutely not a whit of difference. Your "religion" is better, therefore everybody must get stoned. Your entire post is blatantly false, total garbage from the mind of a drone. You want to believe it, go right ahead, it's a free (so far) country. But don't peddle your dogma here. BTW, you ARE a bigot and an anti-Semite. If the term fits, just admit it.
37 posted on 12/30/2012 8:45:15 AM PST by EinNYC
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To: JesusIsLord
I'm outraged that Jewish run Hollywood constantly portrays Christians and Christianity as perverted kooks. I'm outraged that Jews in our government, education system and media constantly undermine Christian values. I'm outraged that Jewish comedians mock Jesus Christ.

And with all that going on, we still find the time to steal Christian babies so we can use their blood to make matzohs.

Get help, dude.

38 posted on 12/30/2012 11:05:37 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: ClearCase_guy

His statue of Hitler might be interpreted as Adolph asking for Divine forgiveness. Somehow, I doubt that it was anything more than provocation for its own sake, though.


39 posted on 12/30/2012 12:40:17 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: JesusIsLord
I'm outraged that Jewish run Hollywood constantly portrays Christians and Christianity as perverted kooks.
And they treat religious Jews better? Please.

I'm outraged that Jews in our government, education system and media constantly undermine Christian values.
These tend to also be traditional Jewish values. These atheists and leftsts of Jewish descent don't act on behalf of Judaism or Jewry. The are leftists driven by grievance. And the same poison of grievance has rotten your soul

40 posted on 12/30/2012 2:54:35 PM PST by rmlew ("Mosques are our barracks, minarets our bayonets, domes our helmets, the believers our soldiers.")
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To: rmlew

America is lost.

http://baruchsbreeze.blogspot.com/2012/12/kabbalist-calls-for-jews-to-return-home.html

...Rabbi Eliyahu Leon Levi, a 73-year-old sage of Turkish Jewish descent who continues a tradition of Kabbalah from his grandfather and father, issued a passionate cry for the Jews of the United States to purchase homes in Israel and begin planning their move. He said that just like in Iran before the Shah was ousted, the Jews were prospering financially. But then suddenly everything changed, and many couldn’t leave with their wealth.

“A similar scenario will occur in the USA,” he warned. “Jews must leave and take their money with them. The day will come when they won’t be able to leave with their wealth,” he said...


41 posted on 12/30/2012 3:04:03 PM PST by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: EinNYC
I think any intellectually honest person would agree that liberal Jews have tremendous influence over the U.S. If this is offensive, then the truth is offensive.

Times of Israel “Jews Control the Media”: http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/jews-do-control-the-media/

Jews in the 112th Congress: http://jewishcurrents.org/the-112th-congress-3476

Jewish Jurists: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Jewish_American_jurists

Shalom!

42 posted on 12/31/2012 10:11:31 AM PST by JesusIsLord
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To: JesusIsLord

Since Jews run the media in your world, how come the media is so anti-Israel?


43 posted on 12/31/2012 12:26:44 PM PST by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem.)
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To: JesusIsLord

Just remember something. You’re an OUTSIDER looking IN. You chose very liberal “sources” of dubious quality to start blaring a bunch of malarkey all over the forum and doubtless the web. You sound like a writer for the Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion. Give it a rest before you further embarrass yourself in front of millions of people.


44 posted on 12/31/2012 1:18:13 PM PST by EinNYC
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