Skip to comments.Joe Biden and Jews with Trembling Knees
Posted on 10/21/2020 4:02:23 AM PDT by Stepan12
efore the Democratic Partys lurch to the Left and his selection by Barack Obama, Joe Biden saw himself as a quasi-Dixiecrat. In his first try for the Democratic Presidential he bragged that he had received an award from George Wallace and boasted that Delawareans were on the side of the South in the Civil War.
In 1982, as he was probably beginning to plan that campaign, Biden thought he could appeal to the perceived nativism of the Dixiecrats by publicly threatening to cut off aid to the Jewish state. In July of that year, he used an appearance of Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin before the Senate Finance Committee to threaten to cut off aid to Israel. After enduring Bidens fist-pounding tirade, Begin responded with the eloquence that was his trademark. Looking directly at Biden, he said
Dont threaten us with cutting off aid to Israel. It will not work. I am not a Jew with trembling knees. I am a proud Jew with 3,700 years of civilized history. Nobody came to our aid when we were dying in the gas chambers and ovens. Nobody came to our aid we were striving to create our country. We paid for it. We fought for it. We died for it. We will stand by our principles. We will defend them. And, when necessary, we will die for them again, with or without your aid.
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I post this because it is from the same cyber magazine, but gives a more pessimistic view.
I hope you’re right. It would be great to have American Jews join us on the Trump bandwagon.
I once asked a Jewish friend of mine why American Jews don’t support Israel. Personally I find it perplexing.
She said something about Zionism. I need to hit the books. I honestly don’t know anything about the issue.
Part of me wants to believe there are many secret Jewish Trump supporters...I live in a predominate Jewish community and constantly hear “Trump is Hitler” so let’s see how this works out. But the Israelis that live here will definitely vote Trump.
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