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Netanyahu uses fake “ancient” coin to justify settlements in West Bank

Palestine Information Center – August 29, 2017

NAZARETH – A coin that was celebrated by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as evidence of a historical Jewish link to the West Bank has been found to be fake replica.

Numerous media outlets reported last week on the find of a rare 2,000-year-old half-shekel coin by an eight-year-old girl, Hallel Halevy, in the Israeli illegal settlement of Halamish in the West Bank.

The find excited many Israelis who argued it provided evidence of the historical Jewish connection to the West Bank, usually referred to as Judea and Samaria by Israelis.

Among those lauding the find, Netanyahu claimed in a Facebook post that “the “2,000-year-old silver coin” was used during the Second Temple period in Jewish history which lasted between 530 BCE and 70 CE.

“This exciting discovery is additional evidence of the deep connection between the people of Israel and its land – to Jerusalem, to our temple, and to the communities in Judea and Samaria,” Netanyahu wrote in his post.

However, on Sunday it was revealed that not only was the coin not ancient, but also was in fact a replica souvenir, regularly made at the Israel Museum, where a small mint at the Youth Wing of the museum is used to create the coins during annual Hanukkah activities organized as part of an educational program for children.

“There is no chance that it is authentic, it is not an ancient coin,” Haim Gitler, chief curator of archaeology and the curator of numismatics at the Israel Museum told The Times of Israel on Sunday. “Even to call it a coin is to exaggerate what it is,” he added.

Netanyahu deleted his Facebook post shortly after that. However, social media users were quick to comment on the news, with many ridiculing Netanyahu mistaking the replica for a historical artifact.

August 29, 2017 - Posted by | Deception, Ethnic Cleansing, Racism, Zionism | , , ,

13 Comments »

  1. Typical! The Zionist narrative, including Zionist archaeology, is fraudulent from first to last. The Jewish interlopers are aliens having no connection to the land of any kind. Palestine is the ancestral homeland of the Palestinian people, no one else. Vive la Palestine !

    Comment by traducteur | August 29, 2017 | Reply

  2. You CANNOT believe anything that Nutjobyahu says. He repeats the lie that Iran wants to “wipe Israel off the map” time and time again, obviously agreeing with his “hero”, Adolph Hitler, that, “If you’re going to tell a lie, make it a big one”.
    When the Prime Minister of any country, repeatedly tells lies, he should be “Boycotted” by his peers, and everyone else as well.

    Comment by Brian Harry, Australia | August 29, 2017 | Reply

    • B Harry
      Your insult to the late Fuhrer is disappointing
      Research more

      Comment by Kolo | August 30, 2017 | Reply

      • There’s got to be SOME humour on this site, but I acknowledge your comment and I sincerely apologise to Adolf Hitler, for implying that he is Nutjobyahu’s hero.

        Comment by Brian Harry, Australia | August 30, 2017 | Reply

  3. The Jebusite/Canaanites, ancestors of today’s Palestinians, founded Jerusalem around 3000 BCE. Originally known as Jebus, the first recorded reference to it as “Rushalimum” (or “Urussalim”) appears in Egyptian Execration Texts of the nineteenth century BCE, nearly 800 years before it is alleged King David was born. No archaeological evidence, or more importantly, writings of contemporaneous civilizations, have been found that prove Solomon or David actually existed. To quote the renowned Jewish Israeli writer/columnist, Uri Avnery: “[David and Solomon’s] existence is disproved, inter alia, by their total absence from the voluminous correspondence of Egyptian rulers and spies in the Land of Canaan.” (“A Curious National Home,” by Uri Avnery, May 13/17 –
    http://zope.gush-shalom.org/home/en/channels/avnery/1494589093/)

    Furthermore, no archaeological evidence has yet been found that proves the Jewish Exodus from Egypt actually took place.

    Comment by David | August 30, 2017 | Reply

  4. It’s not JUST a Zionist narrative, it’s a Jewish narrative!
    Jesus of Nazareth called them the Children of Satan (John 8:44-47; Matthew 23:1-39; Matthew 15:1-20).
    Jesus was a TORAH Jew and the Jews he was arguing against were TALMUDIC Jews. Talmudic Judaism is modern day Judaism.

    AUGUST 11, 2017
    WHY THE TALMUD IS THE MOST IMPORTANT TEXT IN JUDAISM
    by Pini Dunner

    It is always assumed that the most important text of Judaism is the Torah. But while it is true that the Torah is uniquely revered as the essence of our faith identity — and elevated above all other texts as the unadulterated word of God — the primary text of Judaism is undoubtedly the Talmud.

    The Talmud is a remarkable compilation of ancient traditions that accompanied the Sinaitic Torah, collectively known as Torah-she’baal-peh, or the “Oral Torah.”
    These traditions are made up of two distinct parts. The first consists of guidelines associated with laws mentioned in the Torah, whose practice is undefined by the text (such as the shape and color of phylacteries, or the fact that the Omer-offering countdown begins on the second day of Passover rather than the following Sunday).
    The second part consists of a series of interpretative rules that are used to extract information from the often impenetrable text of the Torah. The incredible consequence of this dual system is that it turned the Torah into a living, breathing document, with layer upon layer of depth and meaning.

    It would appear that immediately following the conquest of Canaan, and all the way through the destruction of the First Temple and into the Second Temple period, these traditions remained exclusively oral. Purists believed that the Oral Torah’s dynamism would be fatally compromised if any of it were written down.

    This purist approach proved to be a disaster, however — and throughout this period, Jews and Judaism were in constant danger of vanishing completely. The powerful tug of pagan worship, combined with limited Torah knowledge among the people, often resulted in the abandonment of normative Judaism. And when the pendulum eventually swung back in favor of Torah law — as it always did — the nation would be hampered by its inability to correctly interpret the Sinaitic Torah.

    During the rebellious reign of King Josiah (c.649-609 BCE), the High Priest Hilkiah discovered a Torah scroll while renovating the Temple, and brought it to the king’s attention. Josiah was confounded by what he read in the scroll, and sent it to Huldah the prophetess to inquire what it meant.

    The reason that Josiah consulted Huldah instead of Jeremiah, the senior prophet of his day, was probably because Huldah was the leading Oral Torah teacher of her time, as indicated by an ancient Aramaic translation of 2 Kings (22:14). This explains why the scroll’s discovery and Josiah’s interaction with Huldah resulted in an extraordinary religious renaissance. Nevertheless, the revival was depressingly short-lived, as only a handful of experts were familiar with oral tradition, and the nation once again drifted away from Torah observance.

    At some point in the Second Temple era, it must have dawned on the rabbis that the dual system would never truly work unless the oral traditions were properly recorded. As a result of this epiphany, the slow process of turning our rich oral backdrop into a structured body of knowledge began. This would become the Talmud.

    The final version of the Talmud did not appear until many centuries later, but when it did, it contained a faithful record of discussions and statements by rabbis whose principle aim over hundreds of years had evidently been to formulate a body of knowledge that would both deliver the detailed information lacking in the Sinaitic Torah, while also generating continued enthusiastic discussion and innovation.
    Even as this extraordinary project gathered pace, there were those who opposed it — either because they rejected the concept of an oral tradition altogether, or because they feared that formalizing such a vast body of law would restrict their ability to integrate into contemporary culture. These Jews became known as the Sadducees, and were comprised of a broad group, encompassing everyone from Torah-scripture literalists to Hellenized Jews. But while the Sadducees desperately tried to delegitimize Oral Torah as an aberration, they had nothing enduring to offer in exchange. Instead, they focused on the Temple as the only important symbol of Jewish identity.

    With the Temple’s destruction in 70 AD, the Sadducees became an anachronism, and disappeared more or less immediately. The same fate might have befallen the originators of the Talmud — the Pharisees, as they were known — had they not created their comprehensive record of the Oral Torah. Every Jew since that time owes their existence as a Jew not to the Sinaitic Torah — despite its superior sanctity and sacredness — but to the extraordinary body of knowledge that is the Talmud. This is why traditional Judaism focuses so heavily on the study of the Talmud, as opposed to simply reading the text of the Torah.

    The Torah itself is fully aware that it must be seen as being greater than the sum of its parts, as indicated by the statement (Deut. 11:19), “and you shall teach it to them” — namely, your children. The three-letter root for the Hebrew word “teach” — LMD. — is identical to the root of the Hebrew word for “study.” And the word Otam in the phrase, which refers to the children, appears without the letter “vav,” allowing it to be read Atem (“you”). The message this conveys is that we must never limit our own Torah-study to teaching our children. To ensure the survival of Judaism, we must be prepared to grow our personal Torah knowledge throughout our lives.

    If the Torah had been confined to the original written text, it would never have survived. But there is so much more to the Torah than meets the eye. To access the vast reservoirs of that knowledge, we must use the Oral Torah as our guide. That is why the Talmud is the most important text in Judaism.

    https://www.algemeiner.com/2017/08/11/why-the-talmud-is-the-most-important-text-in-judaism/

    Comment by Buddy Silver | August 30, 2017 | Reply

  5. “THE JEWISH TALMUD IS ONE OF THE WONDERS OF THE WORLD”!

    The official unabridged Soncino Edition of the Talmud published in 1935 was “Translated into English with Notes, Glossary and Indices” by such eminent Talmudic scholars as Rabbi Dr. I. Epstein, Rabbi Dr. Samuel Daiches, Rabbi Dr. Israel W. Slotki, M.A., Litt.D., The Reverend Dr. A. Cohen, M.A.’, Ph.D., Maurice Simon, M.A., and the Very Reverend The Chief Rabbi Dr. J.H. Hertz wrote the “Foreword” for the Soncino Edition of the Talmud. The Very Reverend Rabbi Hertz was at the time the Chief Rabbi of England.

    The world’s leading authorities on the Talmud confirm that the official unabridged Soncino Edition of the Talmud translated into English follows the original texts with great exactness. It is almost a word-for-word translation of the original texts. In his famous classic “The History of the Talmud,” Michael Rodkinson, the leading authority on the Talmud, in collaboration with the celebrated Reverend Dr. Isaac M. Wise states:

    “THE TALMUD IS ONE OF THE WONDERS OF THE WORLD. During the twenty centuries of its existence…IT SURVIVED IN ITS ENTIRETY, and not only has the power of its foes FAILED TO DESTROY EVEN A SINGLE LINE, but it has not even been able materially to weaken its influence for any length of time.

    IT STILL DOMINATES THE MINDS OF A WHOLE PEOPLE, WHO VENERATE ITS CONTENTS AS DIVINE TRUTH…”

    SANHEDRIN, 55b-55a: “What is meant by this? – Rab said: Pederasty with a child below nine years of age is not deemed as pederasty with a child above that. Samuel said: Pederasty with a child below three years is not treated as with a child above that (2) What is the basis of their dispute? – Rab maintains that only he who is able to engage in sexual intercourse, may, as the passive subject of pederasty throw guilt (upon the actual offender); whilst he who is unable to engage in sexual intercourse cannot be a passive subject of pederasty (in that respect) (3). But Samuel maintains: Scriptures writes, (And thou shalt not lie with mankind) as with the lyings of a woman (4). It has been taught in accordance with Rab: Pederasty at the age of nine years and a day; (55a) (he) who commits bestiality, whether naturally or unnaturally: or a woman who causes herself to be bestiality abused, whether naturally or unnaturally, is liable to punishment (5).”

    This “divine truth” which “a whole people venerate” of which “not a single letter of it is missing” and today “is flourishing to such a degree as cannot be found in its history” is illustrated by the additional verbatim quotations which follow:

    SANHEDRIN, 69b “Our rabbis taught: If a woman sported lewdly with her young son (a minor), and he committed the first stage of cohabitation with her, -Beth Shammai says, he thereby renders her unfit for the priesthood (1). Beth Hillel declares her fit…All agree that the connection of a boy nine years and a day is a real connection; whilst that of one less than eight years is not (2); their dispute refers only to one who is eight years old.

    KETHUBOTH, 11a-11b. “Rabba said, It means (5) this: When a grown up man has intercourse with a little girl it is nothing, for when the girl is less than this (6), it is as if one puts the finger in the eye (7), but when a small boy has intercourse with a grown up woman, he makes her as `a girl who is injured by a piece of wood’ “.
    (footnotes) “(5). Lit., `says’. (6) Lit., `here’, that is, less than three years old. (7) Tears come to the eyes again and again, so does virginity come back to the little girl under three years.”

    KETHUBOTH, 11a-11b. “Rab Judah said that Rab said: A small boy who has intercourse with a grown up woman makes her (as though she were ) injured by a piece of wood (1). Although the intercourse of a small boy is not regarded as a sexual act, nevertheless the woman is injured by it as by a piece of wood(a dildo).”
    (footnotes) “(1) Although the intercourse of a small boy is not regarded as a sexual act, nevertheless the woman is injured by it as by a piece of wood.”

    BABYLONIAN TALMUD, Kethuboth 11b.

    “When a grown-up man has intercourse with a little girl it is nothing …like putting a finger in the eye”

    BABYLONIAN TALMUD, Menahoth 43b-44a.

    “A Jewish man is obligated to say the following prayer every day: Thank you God for not making me a gentile, a woman or a slave”.

    Comment by Buddy Silver | August 30, 2017 | Reply

  6. NETANYAHU SAYS ONE OF THE 30 PIECES OF SILVER THE JEWISH PRIESTS GAVE JUDAS FOR BETRAYING JESUS HAS BEEN FOUND!

    “This exciting discovery is additional evidence of the deep connection between the people of Israel and its land – to Jerusalem, to our temple, and to the communities in Judea and Samaria,” Netanyahu wrote in his post.

    It wouldn’t have shocked me if that was what that lying piece of kosher shit said!

    Yochanan 8:44-47 Orthodox Jewish Bible

    44 You are from the Av of you, Hasatan [BERESHIS 3:4-5; TEHILLIM 58:4(3)], and the ta’avot of your Av you want to do, for that one was a rotze’ach from Bereshis, and he has not taken a stand in HaEmes, because HaEmes is not in him. When he speaks the sheker, he speaks naturally, because he is a shakran (liar) and the av of it. [Genesis 3:4; 2 Chronicles 18:21; Psalm 5:6; 12:2]
    45 But because I speak HaEmes, you do not have bitachon (trust) in me.
    46 Who among you convicts me of chet (sin)? If I speak HaEmes, why do you not have emunah in me?
    47 The one who is of Hashem hears the divrei Hashem. Therefore, you do not hear because you are not of Hashem.

    John 8:44-47

    44 You are of your father the devil, and you want to do the desires of your father. He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks from his own nature, for he is a liar and the father of lies.
    45 Yet because I tell the truth, you do not believe Me.
    46 Which of you convicts Me of sin? If I speak the truth, why do you not believe Me?
    47 He who is of God hears God’s words. Therefore, you do not hear them, because you are not of God.”

    Question: “What is the significance of thirty pieces of silver?”

    Answer: In Hebrew culture, thirty pieces of silver was not a lot of money. In fact, it was the exact price paid to the master of a slave if and when his slave was gored by an ox (Exodus 21:32). The slave’s death was compensated by the thirty pieces of silver.

    Comment by Buddy Silver | August 30, 2017 | Reply

  7. http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fgene.2017.00087/full
    Front. Genet., 21 June 2017 | https://doi.org/10.3389/fgene.2017.00087
    The Origins of Ashkenaz, Ashkenazic Jews, and Yiddish
    Recent genetic samples from bones found in Palestine dating to the Epipaleolithic
    (20000-10500 BCE) showed remarkable resemblance to modern day Palestinians.

    EXCERPTS:
    “The non-Levantine origin of AJs [Ashkenazi Jews] is further supported by an ancient DNA analysis of six Natufians and a Levantine Neolithic (Lazaridis et al., 2016), some of the most likely Judaean progenitors (Finkelstein and Silberman, 2002; Frendo, 2004). In a principle component analysis (PCA), the ancient Levantines clustered predominantly with modern-day Palestinians and Bedouins and marginally overlapped with Arabian Jews, whereas AJs clustered away from Levantine individuals and adjacent to Neolithic Anatolians and Late Neolithic and Bronze Age Europeans.”

    “Overall, the combined results are in a strong agreement with the predictions of the Irano-Turko-Slavic hypothesis (Table 1) and rule out an ancient Levantine origin for AJs, which is predominant among modern-day Levantine populations (e.g., Bedouins and Palestinians). This is not surprising since Jews differed in cultural practices and norms (Sand, 2011) and tended to adopt local customs (Falk, 2006). Very little Palestinian Jewish culture survived outside of Palestine (Sand, 2009). For example, the folklore and folkways of the Jews in northern Europe is distinctly pre-Christian German (Patai, 1983) and Slavic in origin, which disappeared among the latter (Wexler, 1993, 2012).”

    Comment by David | August 30, 2017 | Reply

  8. The good news is that Israel is digging its own grave. With Jewish immigration in free fall and emigration exploding, It’s only a matter of time.

    Comment by David | August 31, 2017 | Reply

    • Decent Jews are probably ashamed of their Likudnik “Leaders” and can see that Israel is headed for the garbage bin of history, and they probably don’t want to be there when the “shit hits the fan”….

      Comment by Brian Harry, Australia | August 31, 2017 | Reply

  9. Hi Brian
    Bottom line: Foreign Jews had the same right to Palestine as Irish Catholics and Mexican atheists, i.e., none whatsoever. Therein lies the root of the conflict.

    Comment by David | September 1, 2017 | Reply

    • Thanks, I agree. “Nobody owns anything…..when we die, it ALL stays here”……..George Carlin.

      Comment by Brian Harry, Australia | September 1, 2017 | Reply


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