In latin countries, where there was no possibility for poor peasant to go to school, the only escape was to go to the seminary ands become a priest. ands then make the wow of chastity.
In the old times, until the 1960's they had a woman servant, and often they used them sexually
Lots of them had children who were not recognized by the Church. Every year at Easter a group of these women come to Rome to demonstrate, and ask to be received by the Pope who never accepted to speak to them. The Vatican modernized a lots of things in the catholic law after ww2 like not fasting and suppressing the use of latin for prayers but this problem of the priests not allowed to marry, never touched it! As well as divorced catholics were excommuniated, lots of them implored for decades to have the right to the holy communion. Refused.
Then Pope Francis recently convoked a synode to suppress excommunication for divorced people. Cardinals voted in majority for it. The newspapers praised the Pope for this new liberal approach. But reading, that in Spain, prince Felipe was the new king, and knowing
that his wife was a divorced woman, the Church had to do something about ii. Imagine the queen of Spain not being accepted at the communion table. L'opus Dei etc... Like AIPAC and the rest they want everything to stay the way it is now.
No palestinian state, no Republica Española.
All horrible comedies based on old and new testaments
Thank you Mr. Reinstein for explaining clearly and fully the real face of zionism,
Which has nothing to do with the the great role brought by people of jewish culture to Europe.
You mention France as the first country to grant political rights to the jews., but is it exactly so?
It seems to me that in Germany earlier than France, Jewish writers, philosophers, musicians were a great part of german culture. But of course Germany was not yet a nation.
And why Jews have such poetical names ,as yours, Pure Stone, or Rosenfeld, etc.... I always wondered about the origin of this. And not forget another country, the Netherlands, who in the 16th century received the Portuguese jews, who importantly contributed to the grandeur of Amsterdam, along with the french and flemish protestants. This city would have just been a small provincial city without their contribution.
The Jews see themselves as the returning sons and daughters of their ancient homeland. They see the founding of their state as the fulfillment of ancient dreams, and the result of a very dramatic struggle. You’re not going to get them to give it all up by explaining to them that this is all illegitimate, and expecting them to place their destiny in the hands of those who hate them.
Completely brainwashed! I know it's the stocking trade of Israeli zionists.
The crusaders also said it, brainwashed and sponsored by Roman catholic money, because their prophet Jesus was born there.
People of the whole planet have been moving during the last 2000 years,and don't claim a piece of land where their supposed ancestors had left so long ago.
And anyway, Hebrews did not own the whole Palestine, juste a little part of it, and not for a long time. there, were also the Nabataeans and other civilisations who left in the regions far more archeologic trace of their presence in these parts than the Judeans, with whom they had good relations......Anyway the Ashkenazis who decided to "return to their homeland" had certain nothing to do with this middle-eastern past.
The proposal of Naji and Ofra of one democratic state,is one of the best, but it 'll need an enormous work and diplomacy to reach this goal. Don't forget the state of Israle has been supported for 70 years by all the western countries, who provides them money, nuclear power
and one of the strongest armies in the world. This won't happen peacefully.
To compare this project to Belgium? I have doubts about it. The english after Napoleon's fall first reunited ti tho the kingdom of Netherland, they had instlled in 1913, and and and gave Belgium totem in 1915. When in 1930 the belgian people revolted against the Dutch, The king of England brought their one of their german parents, the Saxe-Coburg and created the kingdom of Belgium.
I am afraid that in Palestine case, the one democratic state won't happen without a war and and lot's of blood. The historical Israel/Palestine situation is more similar to the war of Algeria.
Historically because Palestine like Algeria was an Ottoman colony for centuries, taken over by the French in 1930, and after three revolutions and the lost of Alsace and Lorraine, the new conservative business republic, afraid of new uprisings decided to send the poor to Algeria as settlers, French army burned villages and murdered the inhabitants in Kabylia, who refused to give away their lands and farms....exactly the way the Israeli did in 1947-48 treated the palestinians,except that there they hadn't anymore the backing of the British mandate.
So this beautiful project will need lots of skillful and wise strategy of people united together to avoid bloodshed.