The race-based Apartheid Israeli Knesset (parliament) passed the racist Jewish Nation-State Law on18 July 2018, with a vote of 62 to 55 with two abstentions. This racist law offensively and intolerably ignores the Indigenous Palestinians who are 50% of Israeli subjects and enshrines a special, dominant, race-based position for the Jewish Israelis who constitute a 47% minority of the subjects of Apartheid Israel. The world must respond with Boycotts, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against Apartheid Israel and all its supporters.


Below in bold is the complete text of the mendacious and racist Jewish Nation-State Law [1] that enshrines Jewish Israeli Apartheid [2]. My detailed and documented analysis is appended with my comments given in square brackets.

“Basic Law: Israel – The nation state of the Jewish people.


[Comments. “Israel” is the name given for 2,500 years to Torah-observant Jews but has been appropriated by the genocidally racist, neo-Nazi  Zionists as the name for their nuclear terrorist, racist Zionist-run, genocidally racist, ethnic cleansing, democracy-by-genocide, Apartheid rogue state.  Apartheid Israel is certainly not the “nation state” of anti-racist Jews (perhaps 50% of all Jews) who, of course,  have loyalty to their country of residence and are utterly opposed to the racism, genocidal racism, state terrorism, human rights abuse, Apartheid, invasion, occupation, collective punishment, mass dispossession, mass deprivation, ethnic cleansing, women abuse, child abuse and genocide policies and practices of a neo-Nazi Apartheid Israel.


From a 2 millennium Orthodox Jewish theological perspective, there can be no return to Zion (Jerusalem) or a “nation state of the Jewish people” in Palestine until the Messiah arrives to inform the whole world about the glory of the Lord. Thus the Orthodox Jewish Neturei Karta on the blasphemy of the Zionist State: “The founding of the Zionist State is in direct contradiction to the teachings of the Torah, which forbids the establishment of a Jewish State and commands Jews to remain in exile until released from that exile by G-d Himself without any human intervention. At which time all Nations of the world will live together in peace. Two thousand years ago, at the time of the destruction of the holy Temple, the Jewish people were commanded by the Creator (kesubos 111a) not to go up en masse to the land of Israel; not to rebel against the nations; and not to in any way attempt to end the exile. Torah faithful Jews are to behave in a civil, honest and grateful manner towards their host nations throughout the world. The Zionist intervention against G-d’s will by establishing the ‘State of Israel’, represents a direct rebellion against G-d and the Torah, a rebellion which has generated untold pain and suffering, to Jew and non-Jew alike” [3].


Anti-Semitism comes in 2 equally repugnant forms, (1) anti-Arab anti-Semitism against 14 million ethnically and culturally Semitic Palestinians , 300 million ethnically and culturally  Semitic Arabs and 1,600 million largely culturally Semitic Muslims, and (2) anti-Jewish anti-Semitism against 17 million largely culturally Semitic Jews. US-backed Apartheid Israel is profoundly anti-Arab anti-Semitic through the invasion, occupation and ethnic cleansing of Arab Palestine (2.3 million Palestinian deaths from violence, 0.1 million, or from imposed deprivation, 2.2 million, since the British invasion of Palestine in WW1 versus 4,000 Zionist invader deaths at the hands of Palestinians) [4-11],  and through support for the endless US War on Muslims (32 million Muslim deaths in 20 countries invaded by the US Alliance since the US Government’s 9-11 false flag atrocity in which 3,000 were killed and may well have Apartheid Israel as well as the Zionist-subverted US Government) [12, 13].  Apartheid Israel and its traitorous racist  Zionist supporters around the world are profoundly anti-Jewish anti-Semitic by falsely conflating their immense crimes with all Jews, and falsely defaming anti-racist Jews who expose and oppose Apartheid Israeli and Zionist atrocities [14].


It must be endlessly and clearly stated that decent, anti-racist Jews, like all decent, anti-racist folk around the world, are utterly opposed to the nuclear terrorism, wide-ranging human rights abuse, ethnic cleansing and genocidal racism of democracy-by-genocide Apartheid Israel and its  racist Jewish  Zionist and Christian Zionist supporters [14-20]. Racist Zionism is genocidal racism in awful theory and in appalling practice and is a foul blot on Jewry, Judaism and Humanity. Apartheid Israel and its supporters must be subject to comprehensive global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) [15] and  sidelined from international and national public life as have been like racists such as Nazis, neo-Nazis, Apartheiders and the Ku Klux Klan.


All of Palestine (plus parts of Lebanon and Syria) is ruled by Apartheid Israel whose 13.9 million subjects presently include 6.6 million Jewish Israelis, 0.4 million non-Arab and non-Jewish Israelis, 1.9 million Palestinian Israelis and 5 million Occupied Palestinians [9, 21]. While all Jews world-wide are offered Israeli citizenship, 7 million Exiled Palestinians are excluded under pain of death from stepping foot in their own country, Palestine, that has been continuously inhabited by their forebears for thousands of years. Indeed the Indigenous Palestinians are the ethnic and cultural  descendants of Jewish and non-Jewish inhabitants of Palestine at the time of Jesus Christ whereas Jewish Israelis are largely descendants of Berber, Yemeni and Khazar converts to Judaism in the first millennium CE [22].   While the 7.0 million non-Palestinian Israelis have full human rights, the 1.8 million Palestinian Israelis are subject to Nazi-style race laws. Further,  the 5 million Occupied Palestinians (50% children and 75% women and children) are excluded from all human tights specified by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights [7] and are highly abusively confined to the blockaded Gaza Concentration Camp (2 million) or to West Bank ghettoes (3 million) under Jewish Israeli military rule. In particular,  Apartheid Israel determines that 72% of its presently  50%  Indigenous Palestinian subjects are excluded from voting for the government ruling them i.e. egregious Apartheid that is condemned as a crime against Humanity by the UN and International law [23]. ]


  1. The State of Israel.
  2. a) Israel is the historical homeland of the Jewish people in which the state of Israel was established.


[Comments. Palestine, that is now illegally,  highly-abusively and 100% occupied by the genocidal rogue state of Apartheid Israel, was inhabited by numerous Semitic and other peoples in Biblical times. Indeed the ancient name of Palestine (with linguistic variants thereof) derives from the Philistines who ruled coastal Palestine in circa 1000 BCE [24]. Leading Jewish Zionist British scholar Sir Martin Gilbert lists the following groups inhabiting the region of Palestine and the Jordan Valley at the time of the asserted invasion by the genocidal Israelites under genocidal psychopath Joshua:  Philistines, Phoenicians, Hittites, Syrians, Assyrians, Canaanites, Bashanites, Maachthites, Aramites, Argobites, Zobahites, Hamathites, Geshurites, Gileadites, Havoth Jairites, Ammonites, Jebusites, Moabites, Edomites, Shephelaites, Amalekites, and Midianites (there are indeed others mentioned  in the Holy Bible) [25]. The Old Testament of the Holy Bible [26] is a dreadful and explicit testament to a proudly and obscenely  asserted ethnic cleansing of Palestine by genocidal Israelites  under genocidal leaders such as  Joshua, Saul and  David in the period 1000-700 BCE. After the conquest of Palestine by the Assyrians (855-722 BCE) and destruction of Jerusalem and environs by the Babylonians (587-586 BCE), the history  of Jews in Palestine was variously as subjects of the Babylonians (586-550 BCE), Persians (550-333 BCE),  Greeks and Hellene Ptolemaics (333-63 BCE),  Romans (63 BCE-395CE), Byzantine Roman Empire (395-638 CE), Muslims, notably  the  Egyptian Mamluks (1260-1517) and thence the Ottoman Empire  (1517-1917), the British Empire  (1917- 1948) and finally genocidal Apartheid Israel (1948 onwards) [27].


In Palestine in 1880 there were about 0.5 million Indigenous Palestinians  and 25,000 Jews (of whom half were immigrants) [28, 29]. Despite massive Zionist immigration, successive bouts of ethnic cleansing by the genocidal Zionists (800,000 Palestinians expelled in 1948 and a further 400,000 expelled in 1967), and an ongoing Palestinian Genocide (2.3 million Palestinian deaths from violence, 0.1 million, or from imposed deprivation, 2.2 million, since the British invasion of Palestine in WW1 versus 4,000 Zionist invader deaths at the hands of Palestinians) [9],  Indigenous Palestinians today still  represent about 50% of the subjects of Apartheid Israel [21]. The Indigenous Palestinians are the ethnic and cultural  descendants of Jewish and non-Jewish inhabitants of Palestine at the time of that wonderful Palestinian humanitarian Jesus Christ whereas Jewish Israelis are largely descendants of Berber, Yemeni and Khazar converts to Judaism [22, 30]. Indeed a major mitochondrial DNA study has shown that there is a substantial prehistoric European ancestry amongst Ashkenazi maternal lineages [31] – should “the historical homeland for the Jewish people” be in the lands of the Celts, Basques and  Etruscans?]

  1. b) The state of Israel is the nation-state of the Jewish people, in which it actualizes its natural, religious, and historical right for self-determination.


[Comments.  Judaism is a religion with a core pragmatic and exceptionalist evangelical “selling point” that if you obey the Lord He will smite your enemies and make you prosperous (but, conversely, the Lord will punish you for transgressing His laws).  “The Jewish people” as such are genetically diverse so that, as pointed out by anti-racist Jewish Hungarian writer Arthur Koestler in “The Thirteenth Tribe” [30],  to a foreign observer a Chinese Jew looks like a Chinese, an Indian Jew looks like an Indian, and  a German Jew looks like a German.  There is a substantial prehistoric European ancestry amongst Ashkenazi maternal lineages [31]. Any (highly arguable and vigorously contested ) “natural, religious, and historical right for self-determination” for “Jews” should not be at the expense of the Indigenous Palestinians or indeed any other Indigenous people.   Indeed  “natural, religious, and historical right for self-determination” should most obviously and immediately apply to the  Indigenous people of Palestine (including  major sub-groups such as Bedouin, urban Palestinians, rural Palestinians, Christian Palestinians,  Muslim Palestinians, Druze, Samaritans and various other Indigenous Palestinian subgroups) rather than to UK- and US-sponsored, genocidally racist and neo-Nazi  Zionist colonizers.]

  1. c) The actualization of the right of national self-determination in the state of Israel is unique to the Jewish people.


[Comments. The foul, evil and genocidally racist nature of the assertion “The actualization of the right of national self-determination in the state of Israel is unique to the Jewish people” is made horribly apparent by the following conceivable Nazi German “lebensraum” transliteration: “The actualization of the right of national self-determination in the state of Greater Germany from the Rhine to the Volga is unique to the Aryan German people to the exclusion of  all untermenschen [subhumans] ”. Indeed the Germans have been continuously  inhabiting this Greater Germany  region for thousands of years whereas the “Jews” had an arguably asserted and limited  rule over a small part of Palestine centred on Jerusalem  for several centuries nearly 3,000 years ago. Indeed Shlomo Sand in his book “The Invention of the Jewish People” observes that there is no non-Biblical evidence for the Exodus from Egypt (unrecorded by the Egyptians), the Kingdom of David and Solomon  (at best a tiny region around the formerly Jebusite city of  Jerusalem that according  to the Holy Bible had been conquered and ethnically cleansed by genocidal psychopath King David),  or the comprehensive Exile of Jews from Palestine (the Romans did not have trains and cattle trucks and, while they took tens of thousands of Zealot rebels as slaves, they left the bulk of the Jewish and non-Jewish population of Palestine to keep on doing  business and paying taxes to Caesar).

Orthodox Judaism fostered the beautiful idea of a Kingdom of the Mind that has transmuted in the secular world into the wonderful international communities of scientists, scholars, musicians, artists and writers. However in response to Russian pogroms and discrimination against both religious and secular Jews, Zionist activists (many being secular socialists) argued for a Jewish State.  Nathan Birnbaum, who coined the term Zionism, later rejected the evil Zionist ideology and reverted to the humanity of Orthodox Judaism. Racist Zionism substantially originated in the late 19th century with  racist psychopath Theodor Herzl, a Jewish Hungarian writer and activist. In his book “Der Judenstaat” (“The Jewish State”) [32], Herzl declares himself equivocal over setting up a race-based Jewish state in Argentina (that had already been ethnically cleansed by the Spanish colonizers) [33, 34] or in Palestine (with this option requiring ethnic cleansing of Indigenous inhabitants by the Zionist colonizers) (1896): “Palestine or Argentine? Shall we choose Palestine or Argentine? We shall take what is given us, and what is selected by Jewish public opinion. The Society will determine both these points. Argentine is one of the most fertile countries in the world, extends over a vast area, has a sparse population and a mild climate. The Argentine Republic would derive considerable profit from the cession of a portion of its territory to us. The present infiltration of Jews has certainly produced some discontent, and it would be necessary to enlighten the Republic on the intrinsic difference of our new movement. Palestine is our ever-memorable historic home. The very name of Palestine would attract our people with a force of marvellous potency. If His Majesty the Sultan were to give us Palestine, we could in return undertake to regulate the whole finances of Turkey. We should there form a portion of a rampart of Europe against Asia, an outpost of civilization as opposed to barbarism. We should as a neutral State remain in contact with all Europe, which would have to guarantee our existence. The sanctuaries of Christendom would be safeguarded by assigning to them an extra-territorial status such as is well-known to the law of nations. We should form a guard of honor about these sanctuaries, answering for the fulfillment of this duty with our existence. This guard of honor would be the great symbol of the solution of the Jewish question after eighteen centuries of Jewish suffering” [32] .

Over 20 other territories have been proposed as sites for race-based,  Jews-only Jewish colonization  [25], including North West Australia (in a scheme by the anti-Zionist Jewish Freeland League that was finally vetoed in 1944 by the war-time Curtin Labor Government) [35, 36]. The  racist Zionists and successive  racist British Governments finally decided to colonize and thence ethnically cleanse Palestine. Indeed genocidally racist psychopath Theodor Herzl notoriously stated (1895): “We shall try to spirit the penniless [Palestinian] population across the border by procuring employment for it in the transit countries, while denying it employment in our country. The property owners will come over to our side. Both the process of expropriation and the removal of the poor must be carried out discretely and circumspectly” [37, 38]. This obscene and evil Zionist commitment to genocide of the Indigenous Palestinian population has been articulated by Zionist leaders from Theodor Herzl in the 19th century to Benjamin Netanyahu today [37, 38]].


  1. National symbols of the State of Israel.
  2. a) The name of the state is Israel.


[Comments. The name “Israel” refers to Torah-observant Jews. The theft of this name by racist Zionists for an ethnically cleansed Apartheid Israel is a gross falsehood and a gross defamation of Jews, Jewry and Judaism. Indeed Torah-observant Jews reject Zionism as blasphemy that blatantly contradicts the fundamental, 2,000-year old Orthodox Jewish theological position that Jews cannot return to Zion (Jerusalem) until the Messiah arrives to reveal the glory of the Lord to the whole world [3]. The name of a country must be compatible with the history, culture and demographics of the population. However while only 47% of the subjects of Apartheid Israel are Jewish  as compared to 50% being Indigenous Palestinians, the racist Zionists have substituted a stolen Jewish name for Palestine, the ancient historical name for 3,000 years  (in various forms) of the country continuously  inhabited by the forebears of 14 million present-day Palestinians from the very dawn of agrarian civilization. My own country, Australia (like Apartheid Israel), is based on the genocidal invasion, occupation, dispossession, and ethnic cleansing by active and passive killing of the Indigenous inhabitants  whose forebears had lived in Australia for 65,000 years [10, 34, 39]. The Aboriginal   Genocide continues in an Australia that is pro-Apartheid Israel and hence pro-Apartheid, but the name of the country, “Australia” (i.e. Southern land) is not  contentious through being geographically descriptive – the name would certainly be highly contentious if it were “White Christian Australia” or “New Britannia”.

  1. b) The flag of the state is white, two blue stripes near the edges, and a blue Star of David in the center.


[Comments. The flag of Apartheid Israel is a foul abomination for a variety of reasons. The White field implies a purity that is utterly  belied by the horrendous and ongoing Palestinian  Genocide by a genocidally racist and serial war criminal Apartheid Israel. The 2 blue lines may at best represent a Zionist state lying between the Mediterranean Sea and the Jordan River – a genocidal notion repeatedly asserted by racist Zionists [38, 39] but firmly and repeatedly rejected by numerous UN General Assembly and UN Security Council Resolutions.  However at worst the 2 blue lines may represent a Zionist state between the Nile River and the Euphrates , an imperial expansion almost realized after the 1967 War with a Greater Apartheid Israel stretching from the Egyptian Suez Canal to the Syrian Golan Heights, up to several hundred kilometers from the Nile and the Euphrates, respectively. Indeed leading Jewish British Zionist historian, the late Professor Sir Martin Gilbert, in his “Atlas of Jewish History” has a map of “The Kingdom of David and Solomon” stretching from the Euphrates River (in ancient and present-day Syria) to the Sinai Peninsular (in ancient and present-day Egypt) (page 5, [25]).


The blue Star of David honors an evil and genocidal psychopath who, according  to the Biblical accounts, engaged in total genocide of Palestinian towns and completely ethnically cleansed Jerusalem after capturing  this ancient city of  the Jebusites. Thus, for example, The Old Testament of The Holy Bible  relating to the genocide of the Geshurites, the Girzites, and the Amalekites (1 Samuel,  chapter 27, [26]) : “And David and his men went up and raided the Geshurites, the Girzites, and the Amalekites. For those nations were the inhabitants of the land from of old, as you go to Shur, even as far as the land of Egypt. Whenever David attacked the land, he left neither man nor woman alive, but took away the sheep, the oxen, the donkeys, the camels, and the apparel, and returned and came to Achish. 10 Then Achish would say, “Where have you made a raid today?” And David would say, “Against the southern area of Judah, or against the southern area of the Jerahmeelites, or against the southern area of the Kenites.” 11 David would save neither man nor woman alive, to bring news to Gath, saying, “Lest they should inform on us, saying, ‘Thus David did.’” And thus was his behavior all the time he dwelt in the country of the Philistines. 12 So Achish believed David, saying, “He has made his people Israel utterly abhor him; therefore he will be my servant forever” [26, 37, 38]. Apartheid Israel is the only country in the world whose flag honors a mendacious and  genocidal psychopath and mass murderer.

Of course the foulest abomination of the Israeli flag is that it that it represents only the 47% Jewish Israeli minority of Apartheid Israel and utterly ignores the Indigenous Palestinians who are 50% of Apartheid Israeli subjects, not to mention a further 7 million Exiled Indigenous Palestinians prevented under pain of death from even stepping foot in  the land inhabited continuously  by their forebears from the very dawn of agrarian civilization]

  1. c) The symbol of the state is the Menorah with seven branches, olive leaves on each side, and the word Israel at the bottom.

[Comments. Despite 50% of Apartheid Israeli subjects being  Indigenous  Palestinians and only 47% Jewish Israelis, the symbol appropriated by the racist Zionists for their Apartheid state is the 7-branched Menorah that is a symbol of Orthodox Judaism. This dishonest appropriation profoundly disrespects 14 million Palestinians , half of whom are Israeli subjects with Indigenous Palestinians representing  50% of Israeli subjects. This dishonest appropriation also profoundly disrespects Jewry and Judaism because for 2,000 years Orthodox Judaism has resolutely maintained the core theological position  that  Jews can only return to Zion (Jerusalem) when the Messiah arrives  to reveal the glory of the Lord to all the world [3, 14, 40]. True Orthodox Jews accordingly  reject Zionism as blasphemy and heresy [3, 14, 40]. Thus, for example, one of my Jewish Hungarian great grandfathers was named Samson Raphael Hirsch after the great 19th century German rabbi of exactly the same name who was the intellectual founder of the Torah im Derech Eretz  school of contemporary Orthodox Judaism and resolutely opposed Zionism [41, 42].  To the best of my knowledge,  none of my Jewish Hungarian forebears were Zionists and none went to Palestine after the WW2 Jewish Holocaust in Hungary (1944-1945) – why on earth would the mere dozen traumatized survivors from my family of the Nazi Jewish Genocide go to Palestine and do to the Palestinians what the Nazis had done to them? The mass murder of European Orthodox  Jewry by the German Nazis allowed the US CIA and UK MI6  to execute a malignant political takeover of Judaism in the furtherance  of Anglo-American oil interests and geopolitical hegemony.

  1. d) The national anthem of the state is “Hatikvah”

[Comments. Not only did the racist Zionists steal a whole country, its land,  villages, towns and cities, it also stole its national anthem from the beautiful theme of Czech composer Bedrich Smetana’s “Moldau” (Vltava) in his series of symphonic poems entitled “My Country” (Má vlast) [43].

  1. e) [Further] details concerning the issue of state symbols will be determined by law.

    [ However the “law” in Apartheid Israel is determined by the Jewish Israelis who represent a 47%  minority  of subjects of Apartheid Israel to the exclusion of the Palestinians  who represent 50^% of Apartheid  Israeli subjects.]

  2. [The] unified and complete [city of] Jerusalem is the capital of Israel.

[Comment. One notes that the French city of Calais was an important part of England for over 2 centuries (1347-1558) as a gateway of England to European trade  [44]. England has a much greater claim on Calais  than the Zionists do on Jerusalem. Similarly, London (Londinium) was founded by the Romans in 43CE  and was the capital of Roman Britain (Britannia)  until the Saxon invasions in circa 400CE. Indeed the Latin language and Roman culture continued to be of major importance to the intellectual life of England and Britain right up to the 20th century [45]. The Italians have a vastly greater claim on London (ruled by Romans for 400 years) and indeed on Jerusalem (ruled by Rome and thence the eastern Roman Empire for about 700 years, 63BCE – 638 CE) than the Zionists do on Jerusalem that was at best (assertedly) ruled by Israelites for only several hundred years and then only as a minor subject governate (satrapy) of the successive Egyptian, Assyrian, Babylonian, Persian, Hellenic and Roman Empires [27].

The 2016 UN Security Council Resolution 2334 unanimously  (except for US abstention) condemned  Israeli crimes in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, including  Occupied East Jerusalem [59-61]. The text of UN Security Council Resolution 2334 (2016) as relating to Occupied East Jerusalem is as follows:

“The Security Council, Reaffirming its relevant resolutions, including resolutions 242 (1967), 338 (1973), 446 (1979), 452 (1979), 465 (1980), 476 (1980), 478 (1980), 1397 (2002), 1515 (2003), and 1850 (2008), Guided by the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations, and reaffirming, inter alia, the inadmissibility of the acquisition of territory by force, Reaffirming the obligation of Israel, the occupying Power, to abide scrupulously by its legal obligations and responsibilities under the Fourth Geneva Convention relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War, of 12 August 1949, and recalling the advisory opinion rendered on 9 July 2004 by the International Court of Justice, Condemning all measures aimed at altering the demographic composition, character and status of the Palestinian Territory occupied since 1967, including East Jerusalem, including, inter alia, the construction and expansion of settlements, transfer of Israeli settlers, confiscation of land, demolition of homes and displacement of Palestinian civilians, in violation of international humanitarian law and relevant resolutions…1. Reaffirms that the establishment by Israel of settlements in the Palestinian territory occupied since 1967, including East Jerusalem, has no legal validity and constitutes a flagrant violation under international law and a major obstacle to the achievement of the two-State solution and a just, lasting and comprehensive peace; 2. Reiterates its demand that Israel immediately and completely cease all settlement activities in the occupied Palestinian territory, including East Jerusalem, and that it fully respect all of its legal obligations in this regard; 3. Underlines that it will not recognize any changes to the 4 June 1967 lines, including with regard to Jerusalem, other than those agreed by the parties through negotiations…” [46].

This important UNSC Resolution was rejected by Trump America and by US lackey Australia that are number 1 and 2, respectively, in the world for  supporting Apartheid Israel [47-53]. The national conference of the Liberal Party (that presently rules Australia as a Coalition with the National Party) recently moved for Australia to follow  Trump America and shift the Australian  embassy to Jerusalem [54, 55]. The Apartheid Israeli generation of “the unified and complete city of Jerusalem” by force of arms is illegal under International Law. The Indigenous Palestinians of Occupied East Jerusalem and incorporated West Bank towns have been made (by force)  citizens of Jerusalem and of Apartheid Israel but do not vote for the government ruling them – more illegality and egregious Apartheid by the racist Zionists. ]

  1. The Language of the State of Israel.
  2. a) Hebrew is the language of the state.

[Comments. Despite massive, UK-permitted  Zionist immigration before the substantial ethnic cleansing of Palestine by the Zionists in 1948, 2/3 of the population of Palestine were Arabic-speaking. Prior to the UK-backed colonization of Palestine in living memory in the 20th century,  Arabic had been the language of Palestine for about 1,400 years. Indeed today, despite successive massive ethnic cleansings in 1948 and 1967, 50% of the subjects of Apartheid Israel are Arabic-speaking Indigenous Palestinians. Even the Nazi German Occupiers did not insist that German and not French was the official language of Nazi-occupied France. In stark contrast to the situation in racist Zionist-run Apartheid Israel, one notes that in Canada English and French are the mother tongues of 56.9% and 21.3% of Canadians, respectively, and the official languages are  English and French [56].


  1. b) The Arabic language has a special status in the state; the regulation of the Arab language in state institutions or when facing them will be regulated by law.


[Comments. “The Arabic language has a special status in the state” but is not an official language despite being presently spoken by 50% of Israeli subjects, having been spoken by 95% of the Palestinian people before Zionist colonization, and having been the dominant language for about 1,400 years. “The regulation of the Arab language in state institutions or when facing them will be regulated by law” but the law has been passed by a bare majority in a racist Apartheid  state that excludes 72% of its 50% Indigenous  Palestinian  population from voting for the government ruling it. ]

  1. c) This clause does not change the status given to the Arabic language before the basic law was created.


[Comment. It is not clear to me what this means. ]

5. The state will be open to Jewish immigration and to the gathering of the exiled.


[Comments. This is a profoundly racist and indeed genocidally racist law that excludes 7 million Exiled Indigenous Palestinians from living in any part (i.e. 100%) of Palestine,  and excludes 5 million Occupied Indigenous Palestinians from living in about 90% of Palestine. Instead, this racist law makes this Apartheid state “open to [race-based] Jewish immigration and to the gathering of the exiled” from 11 millions Jews world-wide who have no connection by birth or ancestry with Palestine [57].


In March 2010 Professor Peter Singer and a large number of other decent, anti-racist Australian Jews signed a petition against the racist and genocidal Israeli “Law of Return” that gives all Jews (as defined by the racist Zionists running Apartheid Israel) the “right” to live in Palestine with Israeli citizenship to the exclusion of 7 million Palestinians forbidden to live in the land inhabited continuously by their Palestinian forebears since the literal dawn of agrarian history. According to outstanding Jewish Australian writer Antony Loewenstein: “Some of the key signatories include world-renowned ethicist Peter Singer, actor Miriam Margolyes, legendary feminist campaigner Eva Cox, La Trobe University’s Dennis Altman, Monash University’s Andrew Benjamin, Sydney University’s David Goodman and John Docker, legal scholar GJ Lindell, best-selling author and journalist Antony Loewenstein, writers Susan Varga and Sara Dowse, ANU’s Ned Curthoys and many others”. The petition reads as follows: “Petition Against the Right of Return to Israel on Behalf of Australian Jews. March 2010. We are Jews from Australia, who, like Jewish people throughout the world, have an automatic right to Israeli citizenship under Israel’s “law of return.” While this law may seem intended to enable a Jewish homeland, we submit that it is in fact a form of racist privilege that abets the colonial oppression of the Palestinians. Today there are more than seven million Palestinian refugees around the world. Israel denies their right to return to their homes and land—a right recognized and undisputed by UN Resolution 194, the Geneva Convention, and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Meanwhile, we are invited to live on that same land simply because we are Jewish, thereby potentially taking the place of Palestinians who would dearly love to return to their ancestral lands. We renounce this “right” to “return” offered to us by Israeli law. It is not right that we may “return” to a state that is not ours while Palestinians are excluded and continuously dispossessed” [58].


According  to eminent Israeli  historian  Shlomo Sand, there was no “Exile” except for tens of thousands of Zealot fanatics taken prisoner by the Romans. Further, the Orthodox Jewish position over  the last 2,000 years re Exile has been that Jews cannot return to Zion (Jerusalem) until the Messiah arrives to reveal the glory of the Lord to the whole world [3, 14, 40].]

  1. The Diaspora.
  2. a) The state will labor to ensure the safety of sons of the Jewish people and its citizens who are in trouble and captivity due to their Jewishness or their citizenship.


[Comments. However no mention is made of the 7 million-strong Palestinian Diaspora who mostly live in dire poverty and are forbidden under pain of death from even stepping  foot in Palestine,  the  native land continuously inhabited by their forebears for thousands of years to the very dawn of agrarian history in the Fertile Crescent. The racist Apartheid Israeli state will certainly not “labor to ensure the safety of sons of the Palestine and its citizens who are in trouble and captivity due to their Palestinian status  or their citizenship”. Indeed 5 million Indigenous Palestinians (half of them children and three quarters women and children) have been deprived of all the human rights set out in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights [7] , and are highly abusively confined to the brutally blockaded Gaza Concentration Camp (2 million) or to West Bank ghettoes under Israeli military rule . Nearly 2 million ‘lucky” Palestinian Israelis live as Third Class citizens under the Nazi-style race laws of Apartheid Israel.

  1. b) The state will act to preserve the cultural, historical and religious legacy of the Jewish people among the Jewish diaspora.


[Comments. Despite 50% of Apartheid Israeli subjects being  Indigenous  Palestinians, the racist Apartheid Israeli state will not act “to preserve the cultural, historical and religious legacy of the Palestinian  people among the Palestinian diaspora” or even among Palestinian subjects of Apartheid Israel. Indeed the racist Apartheid Israeli state by setting up Hebrew as an artificial national language rather than  Yiddish,  the language of Eastern European Jews, has effectively  eliminated Yiddish and demonstrated decisively that for ideological and racist reasons it will not act “to preserve the cultural, historical and religious legacy of the Jewish  people among the Jewish diaspora.” ]

7. The state views Jewish settlement as a national value and will labor to encourage and promote its establishment and development.


[Comments. Conversely, despite 50% of Apartheid Israeli subjects being  Indigenous  Palestinians, the genocidally racist Apartheid Israeli state does not view Indigenous Palestinian  settlement “as a national value” and will certainly not “labor to encourage and promote Palestinian  establishment and development”. Indeed the century-long, racist Zionist-driven, UK-, US- and Australia-backed  Palestinian Genocide continues  apace and over 90% of the land of Palestine has now been ethnically cleansed of Indigenous Palestinians. Since 1967 Apartheid Israel has extended its ethnic cleansing  of Palestinian land, villages, towns and cities to include the Occupied Palestinian Territories in an ongoing Palestinian Genocide [9].

8. The Hebrew calendar is the official calendar of the state and alongside it the secular calendar will serve as an official calendar. The usage of the Hebrew calendar and of the secular calendar will be determined by law.

[Comments. Despite 50% of Apartheid Israeli subjects being mostly Muslim Indigenous  Palestinians, the official calendar will be that of the Jewish Israelis who represent a 47% minority of the subjects of race-based Apartheid Israel. Further, “The usage of the Hebrew calendar and of the secular calendar will be determined by law”, but the law is determined by the 47% Jewish minority of the subjects of race-based Apartheid Israel.]


  1. National Holidays.
  2. a) Independence Day is the official holiday of the state.


[Comments. Despite 50% of Apartheid Israeli subjects being  Indigenous  Palestinians, the official holiday of the state is the Independence Day of the Jewish Israeli part of Palestine. No commemoration  is given to the 1948 Nakba (Catastrophe) in which the Zionist terrorists expelled 800,000 Indigenous Palestinians from their land and homes or the 1967 Naksa (Setback) in which a further 400,000 Indigenous Palestinians were expelled from their land and homes by the neo-Nazi Zionists.]


  1. b) The Memorial Day for those who fell in the wars of Israel and the Memorial Day for the Holocaust and heroism are official memorial days of the state.


[Comments. Apartheid Israel has a Memorial Day for those who fell in the wars of Israel, noting that 4,000 Zionists/Israelis have been killed by Palestinians since 1920 [9, 11]. However there is no official Memorial Day for the 2.3 million Palestinian deaths from violence, 0.1 million) or from imposed deprivation, 2.2 million, in the ongoing Palestinian Genocide since the British invasion of Palestine in WW1 [9]. Similarly  there is a Memorial Day for “the Holocaust and heroism”  as an official memorial day of the Apartheid Israeli state but, in an act of egregious Holocaust Denial by Apartheid Israel,  there is no mention of the wider WW2 European Holocaust (30 million Slav, Jewish and Gypsy dead) of which the WW2 Jewish Holocaust (5-6 million dead from violence or deprivation) [25, 60-62] was a part. Similarly there is no mention by Apartheid Israel or the Zionist-subverted Western Mainstream media of  the WW2 Chinese Holocaust (35 million Chinese deaths under Japanese occupation) [63] or the WW2 Bengali Holocaust (WW2 Indian Holocaust, WW2 Bengal Famine) in which Zionist psychopath,  genocidal racist and  mass murderer Winston Churchill with Australian complicity  deliberately starved 6-7 million Indians to death in Bengal  and the adjoining Indian states of Assam, Orissa and Bihar [34, 39, 64-68]. ]

10. Saturday and the Jewish Holidays are the official days of rest in the state. Those who are not Jewish have the right to honor their days of rest and their holidays. Details concerning these matters will be determined by law.


[Comments. Despite 50% of Apartheid Israeli subjects being Muslim or Christian Indigenous  Palestinians, “Saturday and the Jewish Holidays are the official days of rest in the state”. “Those who are not Jewish have the right to honor their days of rest and their holidays” but these days of rest or holidays are not official  days of rest in the egregiously racist Apartheid Israeli state.  “Details concerning these matters will be determined by law” but the law will be determined by a neo-Nazi, race-based state that excludes 72% of its now 50% Indigenous Palestinian subjects from voting  for the government ruling it.]

11. This Basic Law may not be altered except by a Basic Law that gained the approval of the majority of the Knesset members.


[Comments. However the Knesset members are elected in a racist, neo-Nazi Apartheid system that excludes 72% of its now 50% Indigenous Palestinian subjects from voting  for the government ruling it.]


Final comments.


Just imagine that the racist Zionists had decided to colonize your country as a “Jewish state” instead of or in addition to Palestine (one notes that  the English genocidally colonized America, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand as predominantly Anglo states) [34]. Indeed British Jewish Zionist Sir Martin Gilbert has  detailed 20 countries that were proposed as “New Zions” to be subjected to Jews-only colonization at the expense of the Indigenous inhabitants [25]. Racist Zionism founder and genocidally racist psychopath Theodor Herzl seriously considered Argentina (ethnically cleansed of its Indigenous inhabitants in the 19th century) as a larger, richer, and more fertile alternative to Palestine as a location for a Jewish state [33, 34].


Just imagine that 50% of your countrymen were expelled and forbidden to step foot in their country on pain of death. Imagine further that of the 50% non-Jewish subjects of your Zionist-colonized country, 72% were excluded from voting for the government ruling them and were totally excluded from all the Human Rights  listed in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and variously  highly abusively imprisoned in a huge Concentration Camp or in military-guarded ghettoes. Imagine further still that the lucky 28% of your Zionist-ruled countrymen who were still allowed to vote were nevertheless  Third Class citizens under Nazi-style race laws. Well might you and your countrymen say of the Palestinians: “There but for the grace of God go I”.


Having imagined these horrible  prospects  for your country under Zionist rule, resolve to join decent Humanity in exposing and opposing racist Zionism and Israeli Apartheid. Decent, anti-racist  people around the world must (a) inform everyone they can,  (b) ensure that  racist Zionists and their racist supporters are sidelined from public life as have been like racists such as the Nazis, neo-Nazis, Apartheiders and the Ku Klux Klan,  and (c) urge and apply  Boycotts, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against Apartheid Israel and all those people, politicians, parties, companies, collectives,  corporations and countries  supporting Apartheid Israel and hence its ongoing Palestinian Genocide. Of course the greatest supporters of nuclear terrorist, racist Zionist-run, genocidally racist, democracy-by-genocide and neo-Nazi Apartheid Israel are (in descending  order) pro-Apartheid Trump America, pro-Apartheid Australia,  pro-Apartheid UK and pro-Apartheid Canada, rich Anglo countries  based on genocidal colonization of the land of other people and with appalling records of support for Apartheid South Africa.


Of course the fundamental issue in Palestine is the exclusion of the Occupied Palestinians from all Human Rights specified by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights [7]. Indeed in a reductio ad absurdum one could imagine a boundary condition scenario in which the World decides that  the Occupied Palestinians must have all their Human Rights  restored while  remaining Occupied – but that  after half a century of highly abusive   Occupation by Apartheid Israel they will now mercifully be subject to humane Occupation by a civilized country with no record of egregious humans rights abuse (e.g. by Costa Rica, Switzerland, Mauritius, Timor L-Este or Fiji).


The most fundamental  right is the right to life. However poverty kills and 16 million people die avoidably from deprivation in the Third World each year [34]. The annual GDP per capita is $2,800 for Occupied Palestinians as compared to $39,000 for their genocidally racist occupier, Apartheid Israel [69]. This egregious, imposed deprivation means that an estimated 4,200 Occupied Palestinians die avoidably  from deprivation each year in addition to the circa 500 Palestinians who are violently killed each year by their murderous  Zionist overlords [9, 11].


However the Zionist-perverted Western Mainstream journalist, politician, commentariat and academic presstitutes resolutely ignore these deadly realities. Mendacious Apartheid Israeli propaganda (hasbara) is so pervasive that a pertinent anagram for ISRAEL is “e-LIARS” and a pertinent anagram for ISRAELI is “i.e. LIARS”. At the core of the ongoing Palestinian Genocide is deadly racism and evil mendacity.


The “two-state solution” has been a convenient fig-leaf for pro-Apartheid Western dishonesty and inaction over Palestine.  The ethnic cleansing of 90% of Palestine has rendered the “two-state solution” dead but the continuing obscenity of a grossly human  rights-abusing  Apartheid Israel is intolerable to decent people around the world.  However the racist Jewish Nation-State Law makes it abundantly clear that the racist Zionists running Apartheid Israel are resolutely committed to a neo-Nazi Apartheid State and endless, deadly subjugation of the Indigenous Palestinians with the ever-present threat of 100% ethnic cleansing of Palestine. The world must act over Apartheid Israel as it did over Apartheid South Africa. A clear, humane solution  to the continuing human rights catastrophe in Palestine is a unitary state (a “one state solution”) as in post-Apartheid South Africa that would involve return of all refugees, zero tolerance for racism, equal rights for all, all human rights for all, one-person-one-vote, justice, goodwill, reconciliation, airport-level security, nuclear weapons removal, internationally-guaranteed national security initially based on the present armed forces, and untrammelled access for all citizens to all of Palestine. It can and should happen tomorrow.




[1]. “Read the full Jewish Nation-State Law”, The Jerusalem Post, 19 July 2018: .


[2]. Jafar M. Ramini, “Apartheid is official in Israel”, Countercurrents, 20 July 2018: .

[3]. Neturei Karta, “Israeli Independence Day”: .

[4]. Gideon Polya, “Refutation Of Mainstream-Accepted Racist Zionist Lies Behind  Israel ‘s Gaza Massacres And Palestinian Genocide”,  Countercurrents, 26 July, 2014: .

[5]. Gideon Polya, “Israeli-Palestinian & Middle East conflict – from oil to climate genocide”, Countercurrents, 21 August 2017: .

[6]. Gideon Polya, “End 50 Years Of Genocidal Occupation & Human Rights Abuse By US-Backed Apartheid Israel”, Countercurrents,  9 June  2017: .

[7]. Gideon Polya, “Universal Declaration of Human Rights & Palestinians. Apartheid Israel violates ALL Palestinian Human Rights”, Palestine Genocide Essays, 24 January 2009: .

[8]. Gideon Polya, “70th anniversary of Apartheid Israel & commencement of large-scale Palestinian Genocide”, Countercurrents, 11 May 2018: .

[9]. “Palestinian Genocide”: .

[10]. Gideon Polya, “Apartheid Israel’s Palestinian Genocide & Australia’s Aboriginal  Genocide compared”, Countercurrents, 20 February 2018:  .

[11]. Gideon Polya, “Israelis kill 10 times more Israelis in Apartheid Israel than do terrorists”, Countercurrents, 1 March 2017: .

[12]. Gideon Polya, “Paris Atrocity Context: 27 Million Muslim Avoidable  Deaths From Imposed Deprivation In 20 Countries Violated By US Alliance Since 9-11”, Countercurrents, 22 November, 2015: .


[13]. “Experts: US did 9-11”: .


[14]. “Jews Against Racist Zionism”: .

[15]. “Boycott Apartheid  Israel”:

[16]. “Gaza Concentration Camp”:  .

[17].  “Non-Jews Against Racist Zionism”: .

[18]. “Apartheid Israeli state terrorism: (A) Individuals  exposing Apartheid Israeli state terrorism & (B) Countries subject to Apartheid Israeli state terrorism”, Palestinian Genocide: .

[19]. “Stop state terrorism” :  .

[20]. “State crime and non-state terrorism”:  .

[21]. “Demographics of Israel”, Wikipedia: .

[22]. Shlomo Sand, “The Invention of the Jewish People”, Verso, London, 2009.


[23]. John Dugard, “International Convention on the Suppression and Punishment of the crime of Apartheid”, Audiovisual Library of International Law: .

[24]. Geoffrey W. Bromiley, “The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia”, William B. Eerdmans Publishing, Michigan, 1979.

[25]. Martin Gilbert, “Jewish History Atlas”, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 1969.

[26]. The Holy Bible, King James Version.

[27]. Gideon Polya, “Apartheid Israel & pro-Apartheid US & Canada face word sanctions over  Occupied Jerusalem”, Countercurrents, 20 December 2017: .

[28]. Justin McCarty, “Palestine population: during the Ottoman and British mandate period”, Palestine Remembered: 8 September  2001: .

[29]. “Historic population of  Israel/Palestine”: .

[30]. Arthur Koestler, “The Thirteenth Tribe”, Hutchinson, London, 1976.

[31]. Martin Richards et al, “A substantial prehistoric European ancestry amongst Ashkenazi maternal lineages”, Nature, 2013: .


[32]. Theodor Herzl, “The Jewish State” (“Der Judenstaat”), 1896: .


[33]. Sven Lindqvist, “Exterminate All the Brutes”, Granta Books, London, 2002.


[34]. Gideon Polya, “Body Count. Global avoidable mortality since 1950”, that includes a succinct history of every country and is now available for free perusal on the web:  .

[35]. Leon Gettler , “An Unpromised Land” ( Fremantle Arts Centre Press, Fremantle, Western Australia, 1993.

[36]. Gideon Polya, “Book review: “An Unpromised Land” by Leon Gettler” – How Australia escaped becoming Apartheid Israel”: .

[37]. Gideon Polya, “Zionist quotes reveal genocidal racism”, MWC News, 12 January 2018: .

[38]. Gideon Polya, “Zionist quotes re racism and Palestinian Genocide”, Palestinian Genocide : .

[39]. Gideon Polya, “Jane Austen and the Black Hole of British History. Colonial rapacity, holocaust denial and the crisis in biological sustainability”, G.M. Polya, Melbourne, 1998, 2008 that  is now available for free perusal on the web:  .

[40]. Michael Selzer, editor, “Zionism Reconsidered”, Macmillan, London, 1970.


[41]. John Bela Polya, “Autobiography”.


[42]. “Samson Raphael Hirsch”, Wikipedia: .


[43]. “Má vlast”, Wikipedia: .

[44]. “Calais”, Wikipedia: .

[45]. “London”, Wikipedia: .

[46]. United Nations, “Israel’s settlements have no legal validity, constitute flagrant violations of international law, Security Council reaffirms.   14 delegations in favour of Resolution 2334 as United States abstains”, 23 December 2016: .

[47]. Gideon Polya, “Is UN Security Council Resolution 2334 the beginning of the end for Apartheid Israel?””, Countercurrents, 28 December 2016: .

[48]. Gideon Polya, “Anti-racist Jewish humanitarians oppose Apartheid Israel & support UN Security Council Resolution 2334”, Countercurrents, 13 January 2017: .

[49]. Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, “Extraordinary Islamic Summit on Al-Quds”, 13 Decemebr 2017: .

[50]. Alicia Cohn, “”UN Security Council nations denounce Trump’s Jerusalem decision”, The Hill, 9 December 2017: .

[51]. Michelle Nichols, “U.S. vetoes U.N. call for withdrawal of Trump Jerusalem decision”, Reuters, 19 December 2017: .

[52]. Evan Dyer, “While Western allies criticize Trump’s Jerusalem move, Canada remains muted. Trudeau government continues pro-Israel policy of Harper government, but does do quietly”, CBC News, 6 December 2017: .

[53]. Gideon Polya, “Western Hypocrisy:  US Alliance Sanctions Russia Over Crimea-Backed Reunion While Backing Apartheid Israel’s Occupation And Ongoing Palestinian Genocide”,  Countercurrents, 2 April, 2014: .

[54]. Gideon Polya, “Australian xenophobia targets China but ignores huge Israeli subversion of Australia”, Countercurrents, 7 July 2018: .

[55].  “Subversion of Australia”:  .

[56]. “Languages of Canada”, Wikipedia: .


[57]. “Jewish population by country:, Wikpedia: .


[58]. Antony Loewenstein, “Prominent Australian Jews including  Peter Singer reject the Israeli right of return”, Antony Loewenstein, March 2010: .

[59]. Tanya Basu, “Oy veh: Yiddish has a problem”, The Atlantic, 9 September 2014: .

[60]. Martin Gilbert, “Atlas of the Holocaust”, Michael Joseph, London, 1982.

[61]. Gideon Polya, “Pro-Zionist Western Genocide Denial”, Countercurrents, 14 April, 2009: .

[62]. Gideon Polya , “UK Zionist Historian Sir Martin Gilbert (1936-2015) Variously Ignored Or Minimized WW2 Bengali Holocaust”, Countercurrents, 19 February, 2015: .

[63]. “Backgrounder: China ’s WWII contributions in figures”, New China, 3 September 2015: .

[64]. [90]. Gideon Polya (2011), “Australia And Britain Killed 6-7 Million Indians In WW2 Bengal Famine”,  Countercurrents, 29 September, 2011:  .

[65]. “Bengali Holocaust (WW2 Bengal Famine) writings of Gideon Polya”, Gideon Polya: .

[66]. Shashi Tharoor, “Inglorious Empire. What the British did to India”, Scribe, 2017.

[67]. Gideon Polya,“Review:“Inglorious Empire. What the British did to India” by Shashi Tharoor”, Countercurrents, 8 September 2017: .

[68]. Gideon Polya, “Richard Attenborough’s UK “Gandhi” Movie Ignored UK’s WW2 Bengali Holocaust”, Countercurrents, 15 March 2018: .

[69]. “List of countries by GDP (nominal) per capita”, Wikipedia: .

Dr Gideon Polya taught science students at a major Australian university for 4 decades. He published some 130 works in a 5 decade scientific career, most recently a huge pharmacological reference text “Biochemical Targets of Plant Bioactive Compounds” (CRC Press/Taylor & Francis, New York & London , 2003). He has published “Body Count. Global avoidable mortality since 1950” (G.M. Polya, Melbourne, 2007: ); see also his contributions “Australian complicity in Iraq mass mortality” in “Lies, Deep Fries & Statistics” (edited by Robyn Williams, ABC Books, Sydney, 2007:

) and “Ongoing Palestinian Genocide” in “The Plight of the Palestinians (edited by William Cook, Palgrave Macmillan, London, 2010: ). He has published a revised and updated 2008 version of his 1998 book “Jane Austen and the Black Hole of British History” (see:  ) as biofuel-, globalization- and climate-driven global food price increases threaten a greater famine catastrophe than the man-made famine in British-ruled India that killed 6-7 million Indians in the “forgotten” World War 2 Bengal Famine (see recent BBC broadcast involving Dr Polya, Economics Nobel Laureate Professor Amartya Sen and others:  ;  Gideon Polya:  ; Gideon Polya Writing: ; Gideon Polya, Wikipedia: ) . When words fail one can say it in pictures – for images of Gideon Polya’s huge paintings for the Planet, Peace, Mother and Child see: and  .



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  1. K SHESHU BABU says:

    Elaborate exposition of the malicious nature of Israeli law -Jewish nation. Zionist intentions clearly brought out