If we are to listen to bigots ( such as those coming out of the woodwork and living under pond scum in T&T) who maintain that the main point of being human is reproduction ( rather like rabbits or wildebeest ) then one should safely conclude that giving the world minor things like, I dunno, the computer and cracking the Enigma Code count for nothing. I suppose the same people who suggest that gay people are somehow effete and not capable of real love and bravery might also scoff at the life of the remarkable Gad Beck who showed exactly what real love is all about:
Perhaps the single most important experience that shaped his life was the wartime effort to rescue his boyfriend. Beck donned a Hitler Youth uniform and entered a deportation center to free his Jewish lover Manfred Lewin, who had declined to separate himself from his family.
The Nazis would later deport the entire Lewin family to Auschwitz, where they were murdered.
Read the rest in the Jerusalem Post here.
Never judge other people based on your own flawed moralistic preconceptions. And never express your ignorance while typing on a machine that wouldn’t exist were it not for those people you hate.
RIP Gad Beck. Love is what makes us all human regardless of our orientation. Still, I wonder how many bigots could come even close to matching your bravery? I imagine none.
Wow! Simply Wow!
Via Stand With Us
”Triumph of the Return” – On September 4, 2003, in a large ceremony, the Israeli Air Force flew three f-15 jets over the Auschwitz concentration camp in a show of the Jewish people’s continued strength and triumph over past adversities.During the Holocaust (1939-1945) 6 million Jews were murdered at the hands of the Nazis and their collaborators. Millions of Jews and other victims of the Nazis were imprisoned, enslaved and murdered at Auschwitz and her sister camps.This visit was a testament to the world that the saying “never again” is not just a slogan.Many of the participants were the children and grandchildren of Holocaust survivors.
THE SEATTLE TIMES
By, Rob Jacobs
April 3, 2012
SILENCING people “in the name of peace” is an insult to democratic values. But that’s what Stefanie Fox, a leader of Jewish Voice for Peace, promulgated when she argued in support of the Seattle LGBT Commission’s abrupt and impolitic decision to cancel a planned meeting with leaders of Israel’s three largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender organizations. [“Sponsors weren’t here for open dialogue,” Opinion, March 27.]
It was a decision many city leaders immediately and publicly regretted and repudiated.
Fox argued the cancellation was appropriate because my organization, StandWithUs, helped organize the Israeli delegation’s visit.
Don’t know much about Idit Eshel but her music is beautiful and haunting. Given my strange mood of late her music is just perfect and tonight it is the ideal ending to a long but oddly fulfilling day.
Hometown תל אביב
Record Label Indie
music Producer – Gedy Ronen
Piano,Fender roads, Programing – Gedy Ronen
Electric, acoustic & slide Guitars – Nir Geva
Bass – Eyal Ganor
Drums – Uriel Sverdin, Gili Lebovich
Idit Eshel – Are You Listening
Idit’s second album, an Israeli folk- rock, tells a story of a childhood in Kibbutz, Love and memories
אלבומה השני ” האם את מקשיבה” – הוא אלבום פולק – רוק
מסע “בחזרה הביתה” אל שנות ה- 70,לילדות בקיבוץ וסיפורי אהבה.
הפקה המוזיקאלית – גדי רונן (דבק, 1:1 )
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