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We Must be Saved by Faith’: Rt. Hon. Brian Mulroney on Accepting the Herzl Award

Brian Mulroney
Canadian Politics and Public Policy, Nov. 9, 2023 (includes video)

Former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney passed away on February 29, 2024, age 84 – a true friend of Israel

“I am far too familiar with the history of my country, to ever be silent or neutral when it comes to the victims of antisemitism.”
 
In his book Explaining Hitler, Ron Rosenbaum tells of Hitler, just prior to his suicide, as the Third Reich lay in ruins, calling on Germans to “above all else (continue) the struggle against the Jews, the eternal poisoners of the world.”

Who would have imagined that this call, virtually from the grave, would be heeded more than 80 years later, on an otherwise ordinary Saturday in October when we witnessed in horror and disbelief the largest single-day murder of Jews since the Holocaust?

The most sacred duty of any government is to provide for the security of its citizens. No government could let these obscenities go unpunished and retain the trust of its people. Hamas knew full well the reaction its murderous rampage against innocents would provoke. They knew and didn’t care. Indeed, it is the reaction they sought. They chose to put the lives of the two million people of Gaza they claim to defend in mortal danger in a deliberate, nihilistic attempt to set the Middle East on fire.

But why would they do this? It was not to increase the likelihood of a Palestinian state. It was not to improve the lives of the people of Gaza. So, why? Because these are terrorists in the purest sense of the word for whom the senseless violent act satisfies the strategic objective, killing Jews.
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