Learning from the Jewish community

December 2, 2015 by J-Wire News Service
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Tasmanian Senator Jacqui Lambie spoke in parliament yesterday during the debate on Australian Citizenship Amendment [Allegiance to Australia] Bill and acknowledged Israel’s role “in the global fight against Islamic radicalisation”.

Senator Jacquie Lambie

Senator Jacqui Lambie

At the end of her speech on the citizenship issue, the independent senator said: “Last week I expressed my solidarity and sympathies with France after those terrible attacks by Islamic supporters of sharia law. This week I would also like to acknowledge the role that the state of Israel plays in the global fight against Islamic radicalisation.

The Jewish people have shown grace, compassion, common sense and bravery under extreme attacks by people who want to wipe them from the face of the earth. It is only now after Islamic state declared war on us that we are slowly coming to the realisation that our enemy is merciless and will not stop until we are dead or we are converted to their way of life.

The Jewish people have known this truth for many years and have made preparations to properly protect their grandchildren from this madness and terror which comes from the Middle East. Australia can learn a lot from the Jewish people. Indeed, some of Australia’s greatest citizen leaders and protectors of freedom have been Jewish. When the Liberals are prepared to stop pussy footing around with half-linked terrorism legislation, and are prepared to tackle terrorism head on, please wake me up and then you may get my support.”


5 Responses to “Learning from the Jewish community”
  1. Robert Birch says:

    As expected, the extreme right wing response: blame the victims, encourage the predators.

  2. Liat Kirby-Nagar says:

    Good on you, Jacqui.

  3. Michael Rosenfeld says:

    I am starting to like her more and more, however she must completely disassociate herself from the greens before I can completely embrace her views on Israel and the Jewish community.

  4. Diana olsberg says:

    Thank you. Extremely appreciated comments. A tragedy that other of your colleagues do not share your view

  5. Baron Revelman says:

    Well said Senator Lambie and thank you.

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