Oct. 25, 2012
Hadding Scott and Carolyn Yeager open the show with some further discussion on The Protocols’ “authenticity” question. Carolyn offers links to other authors and events in history that point to a consensus of Jewish intent in accord with the documents that make up The Protocols of the Elders of Zion … first published in Russia in 1903. Carolyn argues that whether they were read or entered into the minutes at the First Zionist Congress in 1897, in Basle, Switzerland, or not makes no difference to their credibility as a real, historical plan to control the political and financial workings of the entire world. Hadding maintains his position that The Protocols are not only inauthentic, but in some ways misleading.
They then begin Chapter 15, Is the Jewish “Kahal” the Modern “Soviet”?
KAHAL, an executive board that was chosen to run an autonomous Jewish community. A kahal served as a Jewish community council, or as a decision-making committee of a kehilah. Throughout the history of the Jewish Diaspora, even before the destruction of the Second Temple in 70 CE, the Jewish community was organized as a self-governing community, running its internal affairs according to its own laws, later codified as halakhah and continuously amended and supplemented by time-bound statutes and legislation known as takanot. … from Yivo Institute
Image: Illustration symbolizing the First Zionist Congress, which was ostensibly about gaining Palestine for a Jewish homeland. Depicted are Theodor Herzl (center), Max Nordau (left) and Prof. Osip Mandelstam (right)
Note: We are using the Noontide Press publication of The International Jew — The World’s Foremost Problem which can be found online here as a pdf file.