Far-right Noam MK denigrates democracy in maiden Knesset speech

2021-04-22 00:49:08

Blasting “post-modernism” and what he described as efforts to undermine Jewish id and nationalism, MK Avi Maoz of the anti-LGBT Noam Get together, a part of the Spiritual Zionist Knesset faction, delivered his maiden speech within the Knesset on Wednesday and promised to combat towards these phenomena.

He decried “toxic assaults on Jewish id and nationalism, and the household, and mentioned his celebration would search to “expose and remove” the “overseas, damaging influences of post-modernism.”

Labor MK and Reform chief Rabbi Gilad Kariv, who walked out of the Knesset plenum to protest Maoz’s presence, condemned his speech by a spokesman as “Israeli fascism and Jewish fundamentalism.”

The Noam Get together’s voters seemingly quantity not more than 20,000 from the ultra-conservative wing of the religious-Zionist group.

It’s targeted on opposing equal rights for LGBTs and what it describes as efforts to “indoctrinate” Israeli society and “normalize” homosexuality.

Noam united with the far-right Kahanist Otzma Yehudit celebration over the last election cycle, and that joint listing then joined the Nationwide Union Get together led by Bezalel Smotrich, labeled the “Spiritual Zionist Get together.”

Talking from the Knesset podium, Maoz supplied an overview of Jewish historical past which, he mentioned, was outlined by a dream to ascertain “a kingdom of the Jewish individuals in its nation,” the return of the Jewish individuals to its independence, its land, and its language.”

Stated Maoz, “They didn’t dream of a state of all its residents and of being the one democracy within the Center East.”

The MK mentioned that the brand new, “engineered public consciousness” decided that “there isn’t a absolute fact or falsehood,” and that “ethics are equally relative and depending on context, time, and place, and subsequently there isn’t a good, and no evil.”

Addressing the problem of tolerance for the LGBT group, Maoz mentioned that the “post-modernism effort” has “reached the top of poison and destruction as a result of this world view seeks to obscure all id – private, household, and nationwide – and on the identical time make some other opinion illegitimate by silencing, besmirching, and demonization.”

He mentioned this phenomenon “offers a mortal blow to the human race on the whole and goals its toxic arrows towards anybody and something who expresses a Jewish and nationwide id, and towards anybody who threatens its heresy with the ideas of fact and falsehood, good and unhealthy.”

Throughout his speech, Maoz attacked the Excessive Court docket of Justice for rulings he mentioned have been “anti-Jewish, anti-Zionist, and anti-national, and for advancing post-modern values reminiscent of dismantling the household construction.

He additionally condemned President Reuven Rivlin’s speculation about rising tribalism in Israeli society, between secular Jews, religious-Zionist Jews, ultra-orthodox Jews, and Arabs, He referred to as his hope for larger coexistence between these sectors, as “consciousness engineering.”


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