ANTISEMITISM: WHAT IT REALLY IS!
ANTI-SEMITISM - that's a "dirty" word today. Anyone who indulges in it is a terrible person! It's a word to stop all criticism of a certain group. One must never be "Anti-Semitic": One can talk about a variety of subjects (in fact all subjects), but one must never talk against the "Semites," whoever they are! But here's a strange thing: no one really knows what "Anti-Semitism" is. Do you know? Well, let's look at the word.
Let's take the word "Anti." There's not much doubt about that word, it means "opposed to" or "against." One could be "Anti-pornography," which means that one is against pornography. One could be "Anti-abortion," which means that one is against abortion. "Anti-America" means to be against our country America. : We can all agree that "Anti" means "against". But "Semitism" is a different matter. Let's examine it.
"Semitism" comes from the name of a character in the Bible, whose name was Shem. If you will remember, Noah had three sons who were named Ham, Shem and Japheth. Those who came from Ham were called "Hamites," those who came from Shem were called "Shemites," or "Semites," and those who were descended from Japheth were called "Japhethites." Therefore, anyone who is against the descendants of Shem, would be "Anti-Semitic". Is that so? Well, let's
follow it out a little further.
A great-grandson of Shem was born and was named Eber, or Heber. You will find that in Genesis 11:14. Heber had descendants who were called "Hebrews," and his most notable descendant was a man named Abraham, who is called a "Hebrew." (Genesis 14:13) The descendants of Abram (or Abraham) were called Hebrews, especially when the Children of Israel were in Egypt, and the Egyptians called them by. that name, "Hebrews." Remember, all the descendants of Abraham were, and are, Hebrews.
Abraham had two sons. The first-born son was named Ishmael. His mother was Hagar, an Egyptian. Because Ishmael was not the son of Abraham's wife, he was not given the blessings, which were promised to Abraham, but was to head up a different race of people. The Arabs of today are the descendants of Ishmael. The Arabs are a Hebrew people, because they came from Abraham, who was a Hebrew. The Arabs are also a Semitic people because they came from Shem, the son of Noah. As the Arabs are Semitic, then, anyone who is against the Arabs are "Anti-Semitic."
So, if the Jews today are fighting the Arabs, the Jews are "Anti-Semitic," because the Arabs are Semites. Therefore, if the Jews are against the Arabs they are "Anti-Semitic" and should be charged with "Anti-Sernitism." Abraham's other son was Isaac, and so Isaac was a Hebrew, because Abraham was, and he was a Semite, because he was descended from Shem. Therefore all the descendants of Isaac were Hebrews and Semites. All of Jacob's sons are Semites. All are Sak-son's or Saxons!
Isaac had twin sons. One was named Esau, and the other, Jacob. Like their father, they were both Hebrews and Semites, as would be all of their descendants. Later his name was changed to Edom. Isaac's other son was named Jacob, which means a "supplanter," because when the twins were born, Jacob grabbed his brother's heel and tried to be born first. When Jacob grew up and married, he had twelve sons, and after an experience with the Lord, Jacob's name was changed to Israel and his twelve sons were called, "The Children of Israel." Because Jacob was their father, these twelve sons were Israelites and Semites. So today, wherever the descendants of these twelve sons are, they are Hebrew, Semites and Israelites.
The twelve sons of Jacob-Israel developed into a strong kingdom, but after the death of Solomon, was divided into the ten-tribed, "House of Israel," and the two-tribed (Judah and Benjamin) "House of Judah." In 721 B.C., the House of Israel with 4/5 of the House of Judah were carried into Assyrian captivity. In 586 B.C. King Nebuchadnezzar took the balance of Judah, with Benjamin, into Babylonian captivity.
After a period of 70 years, the House of Judah came back to the "Land" under Ezra and Nehemiah, and were known as "Jews." When they came back, they intermarried with the "people of the land," who were Edomites, Hittites, Canaanites, etc., in disobedience to the commandments of God, Who forbade mixed
marriages. This caused Ezra great distress, and he called upon them to repent. (Ezra 9: 1,2)
These "Jews" who came back from Babylon had not only married the "people of the land," but also brought back with them from Babylon, the religion of Babylon, which is contained in the "Babylonian Talmud." These were called the "traditions" and were the accumulated writings of the rabbis and other Jewish leaders. These "Jews" were in the land when Jesus came, and disputed with Him on spiritual and moral questions. These "Jews" were partly "Israel" and
partly "Esau" because of their intermarriages. In Jesus' time, the ruler was Herod who was an Edomite, or from Esau. Esau had intermarried with the Canaanites, and so the "Jews" were in reality a "mixed race." Also, in the time of Esther:
"Many people of the land (of Persia) became Jews, for fear of the Jews." (Esther 8:17)
The Tribe of Benjamin who also came back with Judah, settled in Galilee, and became known as the Galileans. They were Israelites, Hebrews, and Semites. When Jerusalem was besieged, they escaped, wandered across Europe, and were known as the "Normans," finally entering into the Isles in 1066 at the Battle of Hastings. The Normans, therefore, are Semitic, Hebrews, and are lost Israelites!
Because of their rejection of Christ, the Jews were scattered after the fall of Jerusalem in 70 A.D. and have wandered from one country to another, many times being driven out of countries due to their way of life, and their attempts to control the countries. As the Arabs have opposed the Jews, the Arabs could not be classed a "Anti-Semitic" because they are Semites; instead they could be called, "Anti-Jewish", because they are against the Jews. They are not against all of the
other descendants of Shem! As the Anglo-Saxon-Scandinavian and kindred people are the descendants of the lost Tribes of Israel, they could not be called "Anti-Semitic," because they (or we) are Semites, through Abraham, Isaac, Jacob-Israel and their descendants.
Remember, the Arabs and kindred people are Semitic; the people of Northern Europe who are Anglo-Saxons or kindred people are Semites; the founding fathers of the United States, and the Caucasian people of our nation are Semitic, and therefore cannot be accused of being "Anti-Semitic." Those opposed to the "Jews," should be called, "Anti-Jewish," not "Anti-Semitic."
After being driven out of Asia, the Khazars, and Turko-Mongoiian people settled north of the Caspian Sea. Having a spoken language, but not a written one and no religion, in 740 A.D., the Khazars adopted the Jewish religion. These Khazars were the descendants of Japheth, the son of Noah, from their ancestor Ashkenaz, who was a grandson of Japheth. (Genesis 10:1-3) The Khazars were later to be known as "Ashkenazim Jews," and later settled in Poland and Western Russia. They adopted the Hebrew characters for their language, which is known today as "Yiddish." Koestler, a Jewish historian, tells in his book, The
Thirteenth Tribe, about the Khazars becoming Jews. No where does he state that the Ashkenazim Jews are descendants of Israel.
The Jews today, who protest the loudest about "Anti-Semitism," are not even Semites themselves, but are "Japhethites." Today, about 90% of the Jews are in reality "Ashkenazim (Khazar) Jews," and the people who make up the nation of "Israel," are really the Ashkenazim-Khazar Jews! The people who are being accused of "Anti-Semitism," like the Arabs, and the Anglo-Saxon-Israel people are the real "Semites."
Very few of the present day Jews follow the Old Testament teachings, but rather follow the Babylonian Talmud. "Anti-Semitism" is the cry that the Jews raise today in order to stop people from investigating the Jewish incursion into the affairs of nations. This historical essay, might be considered "Anti-Semitic" by some groups, but is it? Let's make a stand for truth! Truth helps to bring understanding and reconciliation between honest people and people of good faith.
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