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‘FT’ runs valentine to religious people dancing to techno on a tank during a war (you know where)

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Financial Times piece about Simcha Hochman— a dancing Hasid who “believes that music and dance can help people to connect with God”– speaking to David Vajda. Why do editors run this sort of material without any intervention? Imagine if religious Christians were dancing on tanks firing on Baghdad? 

[After Hochman moved from Canada to Israel] One of those I was reading was Rabbi Nachman, and one of his main teachings is to reach God through music, dancing and a state of happiness. That’s what happens when I hear techno music, so as a “Na Nach”, a follower of Rabbi Nachman, that’s what I decided to do. Today, we are known all over the country: we drive through Israel, jump out at red traffic lights and dance to techno or trance that is coming out of big speakers on the roofs of our multicoloured vans…
 

Some of my friends even took their van into the fighting zone during the 2006 Lebanon war. They jumped on an Israeli tank, started dancing on it, put Na Nach beanies on the soldiers’ heads and stickers on the tank.

Glorifying a war in which hundreds were killed, including dozens of Lebanese children hit in a building at Qana; and Hezbollah is still regnant across the south of Lebanon. I don’t understand why this stuff gets published.

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The paper is on sale for £1bn. Perhaps it believes in the nonsense that the few Jewish zillionaires, compared to the vastly more non-Jewish zillionaires, really do have the total wealth our media tells us they do but are committed zionists as well.

It gets published because these people are white and live in a country many consider to be a Western country. In short: they are us.

Those foreign brown people dying are just weird so let’s not focus on them, at all.

RE: “I don’t understand why this stuff gets published.” ~ Weiss

MY COMMENT: Perhaps it’s being printed because it is churned out by the Israeli propaganda machine and distributed to a very receptive mainstream/corporate media free of charge!
I certain there were many articles back in the 1930s about the wonderful things going on in Germany simply because Goebbels and his underlings churned them out.

RE: Financial Times piece about Simcha Hochman– a dancing Hasid who “believes that music and dance can help people to connect with God” . . . ~ Weiss MY COMMENT: That’s one of the reasons I’m thinking about becoming a Whirling Dervish. Another reason is that I think it might make me more of a “chick magnet”. “Every day I count wasted in which there has been no dancing.” — Friedrich Nietzsche. “And those who… Read more »

PHIL- “Imagine if religious Christians were dancing on tanks firing on Baghdad?”

What tanks? I saw a van, but no tanks.

“I don’t understand why this stuff gets published.”

You don’t understand why the media publishes elite propaganda? Good lord, man, it is what the media does to earn a profit. And the biggest lie of all is that there is such a thing as “objective” journalism.