if the world would only acknowledge these facts, it would be the beginning of a Tikkun for a very sick Olam

Because I am visiting my grandchildren in a different state on the way to Israel, I don't have the same access to a computer as I would at home. Therefore, wherever I can I plan to plagiarize other peoples' works, heheh - just kidding - I will post interesting items as I receive them, and of course - hakarat ha-tov - give credit where credit is due. This is verbatim from my colleague M. in London. Yes, it's that M., from double-oh-seven fame. (Ya didn't know I was so well-connected, did ya?)

So if you will, assimilate this:
"The following are true facts and verified statistics:The Global Islamic population is approximately 1,200,000,000, or 20% of the world population. They have received the following Nobel Prizes:

Literature: 1988 - Najib Mahfooz
Peace:1978 - Mohamed Anwar El-Sadat1994 - Yaser Arafat
Physics: 1990 - Elias James Corey1999 - Ahmed Zewail
Medicine: 1960 - Peter Brian Medawar1998 - Ferid Mourad


The Global Jewish population is aproximately 14,000,000 or about 0.02% of the world population.They have received the following Nobel Prizes:

Literature: 1910 - Paul Heyse1927 - Henri Bergson1958 - Boris Pasternak1966 - Shmuel Yosef Agnon1966 - Nelly Sachs1976 - Saul Bellow1978 - Isaac Bashevis Singer1981 - Elias Canetti1987 - Joseph Brodsky1991 - Nadine Gordimer World
Peace: 1911 - Alfred Fried1911 - Tobias Michael Carel Asser1968 - Rene Cassin1973 - Henry Kissinger1978 - Menachem Begin1986 - Elie Wiesel1994 - Shimon Peres1994 - Yitzhak Rabin
Chemistry: 1905 - Adolph Von Baeyer1906 - Henri Moissan1910 - Otto Wallach1915 - Richard Willstaetter1918 - Fritz Haber1943 - George Charles de Hevesy1961 - Melvin Calvin1962 - Max Ferdinand Perutz1972 - William Howard Stein1977 - Ilya Prigogine1979 - Herbert Charle s Brown1980 - Paul Berg1980 - Walter Gilbert1981 - Roald Hoffmann1982 - Aaron Klug1985 - Albert A. Hauptman1985 - Jerome Karle1986 - Dudley R. Herschbach1988 - Robert Huber1989 - Sidney Altman1992 - Rudolph Marcus2000 - Alan J. Heeger
Economics: 1970 - Paul Anthony Samuelson1971 - Simon Kuznets1972 - Kenneth Joseph Arrow1975 - Leonid Kantorovich1976 - Milton Friedman1978 - Herbert A. Simon1980 - Lawrence Robert Klein1985 - Franco Modigliani1987 - Robert M. Solow1990 - Harry Markowitz1990 - Merton Miller1992 - Gary Becker1993 - Robert Fogel
Medicine: 1908 - Elie Metchnikoff1908 - Paul Erlich1914 - Robert Barany1922 - Otto Meyerhof1930 - Karl Landsteiner1931 - Otto Warburg1936 - Otto Loewi1944 - Joseph Erlanger1944 - Herbert Spencer Gasser1945 - Ernst Boris Chain1946 - Hermann Joseph Muller1950 - Tadeus Reichstein1952 - Selman Abraham Waksman1953 - Hans Krebs1953 - Fritz Albert Lipmann1958 - Joshua Lederberg1959 - Arthur Kornberg1964 - Konrad Bloch1965 - Francois Jacob1965 - Andre Lwoff1967 - George Wald1968 - Marshall W. Nirenberg1969 - Salvador Luria1970 - Julius Axelrod1970 - Sir Bernard Katz1972 - Gerald Maurice Edelman1975 - Howard Martin Temin1976 - Baruch S. Blumberg1977 - Roselyn Sussman Yalow1978 - Daniel Nathans1980 - Baruj Benacerraf1984 - Cesar Milstein1985 - Michael Stuart Brown1985 - Joseph L. Goldstein1986 - Stanley Cohen [& Rita Levi-Montalcini]1988 - Gertrude Elion1989 - Harold Varmus1991 - Erwin Neher1991 - Bert Sakmann1993 - Richard J. Roberts1993 - Phillip Sharp1994 - Alfred Gilman1995 - Edward B. Lewis
Physics: 1907 - Albert Abraham Michelson1908 - Gabriel Lippmann1921 - Albert Einstein1922 - Niels Bohr1925 - James Franck1925 - Gustav Hertz1943 - Gustav Stern1944 - Isidor Issac Rabi1952 - Felix Bloch1954 - Max Born1958 - Igor Tamm1959 - Emilio Segre1960 - Donald A. Glaser1961 - Robert Hofstadter1962 - Lev Davidovich Landau1965 - Richard Phillips Feynman1965 - Julian Schwinger1969 - Murray Gell-Mann1971 - Dennis Gabor1973 - Brian David Josephson1975 - Benjamin Mottleson1976 - Burton Richter1978 - Arno Allan Penzias1978 - Peter L Kapitza1979 - Stephen Weinberg1979 - Sheldon Glashow1988 - Leon Lederman1988 - Melvin Schwartz1988 - Jack Steinberger1990 - Jerome Friedman1995 - Martin Perl

The Jews are not demonstrating with their dead on the streets, yelling and chanting and asking for revenge.

The Jews are not promoting brainwashing of children in military training camps, teaching them how to blow themselves up and cause maximum deaths of Jews and other non Muslims.

The Jews don't highjack planes, nor kill athletes at the Olympics.

The Jews don't traffic slaves, nor have leaders calling for Jihad and death to all the Infidels.

The Jews don't have the economical strength of the Petroleum, nor the possibilities to force the world's media to see "their side" of the question.

My prayer to the Almighty - In the coming year, may the Muslims begin to invest more in normal education and less in blaming the Jews for all their problems. This would undoubtedly make the world a better place for all of us. Surely YOU can move their hearts and minds to do so?"

Comments

Elie said…
Great message. But my cynical side keeps thinking of the exchange from Fiddler on the Roof, when Perchik says that someday the rich people's money would be theirs, and Tevye responds "If they would be willing, I would be willing!"

Would that those who really need to hear this messge, would listen to it!
kasamba said…
Great post!
Golda Meir once said somethig to the effect of we can only have peace once the arabs love their children more than they hate us!
G'mar Chasima Tova!
Thanks for the poignant message.
Lady-Light said…
Please forgive me for not commenting on your comments in a timely fashion! I am at my daughter's mercy (!), caring for the grandkids and cooking for the upcoming chag, so NO TIME.
Elie: Absolutely. I've said time and time again, I feel as if we are all preaching to the converted. Those who need to get the message, don't. What to do? Keep preaching, and showing correct behavior, morals and ethics by example.
Kasamba: Good to hear from you! Yes, that is a very famous statement she made; still true today. (In other words, there has been no change in the enemy whatsoever!)
SWFM: Thank you; it was my source, M. of London, who sneaked it to me. I never reveal my sources...!
jim said…
Surely! Amen!

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