Lou Sandler

Iran: What Do We Do…?…and how will Jews attacking Jews in ways all Arab nations never could help?

All of you of you who are so absolutely certain; all of you who, as Jews, will divide, inflame and attack other Jews in ways which all of the Arab nations combined have not been able to do effectively….all of you or any of you; tell me and others….what should we do in real time about Iran?

Then tell me how such vile and vitriolic attacks on other Jews – such flagrant misinterpretation, misunderstanding and misapplications of the Timeline of History – will benefit and work towards such an outcome.

I, for one, have also become quite tired of the histrionic comparisons to Iran and those who don’t want to launch an assault on Iran with Nazism and Eastern European Jewry of the earlier 20th century. In doing so, many of you just disgrace the memory, pain and suffering of our brothers and sisters rather than provide anything useful from which to learn.

You who support King Bibi, the amoral and self destructive Israeli hard Right so unconditionally; what should Israel, the U.S and the West actually do about Iran? Netanyahu is great at screaming at mirrors and pandering to the most base political instincts.

But Bibi hasn’t said what do to either.

And don’t write back telling me that I want to ‘destroy Israel,’ that I am a ‘Muslim sympathizer’ or I do whatever ‘Obama wants.’

Don’t tell me that how I am a ‘self hating’ or cowardly Jew.

Don’t offer wholly confused comparisons to now and earlier 20th century Europe…to the Holocaust.

Don’t tell me that I won’t ‘stand up’ for or represent my own Judaism. You have no idea……

And don’t simply parrot back more inane Right wing political rhetoric or offer quotes from the Old Testament.

What do we functionally – in real time and right now – do?

Do we attack Iran outright…what do we do? And tell us, too, what will you do to participate. I very sincerely want to know. What do we do and how are you prepared to participate?

Iran is not going to stop what it is doing; will simply not stop nuclear development because King Bibi keeps screaming, electioneering and fundraising even as so many in his own military, intelligence, political and media systems tell him to stop; that he is dangerously and deadly incorrect.

Absolutely no other country or civilization who has evolved such technology – new technology – has simply stopped evolving and gone backwards. It is not even logical to expect so regardless of your own opinions and perspectives. All such a confrontation leads to is war and catastrophe.

Why on earth do you think/expect Iran to willingly regress?

Do you at least agree that an alternative to all out war in the Mideast is needed or is that your primary intent? Arab nations couldn’t pull this off but Jews will potentially, and personally, create the conditions themselves while attacking any – and their own – who tell them to think first; to slow down.

As a relevant aside….I know my history extremely well. I’ve studied and written about history for years. History is ever changing. Who really knows what happened in years past but for what we read by a range of different authors with different perspectives and takes on their unique location in the Timeline of History.

History as God, The Flaw of ’Blasphemy’ & the ’Rabbi Jesus’

But you all who are so certain; tell me all you know about History; about Jews in Europe in the 1920s and 1930s but without parrotting that which others on the Right have said or written. I’ll also assume you understand that the 20s and 30s were connected to the Timeline of History which came before.

But tell me all you know and understand; I have a couple minutes.

I suggest a little more thought before you start typing again……

About the Author
I was born in Baltimore, MD and have since had a wide range of experiences including a year plus in Israel. I've been a progressive organizer, writer/media spokesperson, coordinator and freelance. I am a PhD level Clinical Behavioral Analyst specializing in severe behavioral need in children (and adults) and their families. I write through no ‘agenda or special interest’ other than being a passionate supporter of Israel and Israel's future.