Fear of the Jews motivates Anti-Semitism Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad wants to "wipe Israel off the map." Why? Could he be afraid of Israel, the nation that comprises less than one-one thousandth of the world's population? Pharaoh, Haman, Nebuchadnezzar, Titus, Hitler and the leaders of the Inquisition did everything in their power to wipe the Jewish people off the face of the earth. Why? Fear and dread.
Anti-Judaism, anti-Semitism and more recently, anti-Zionism are all results of fear of the Jewish people. Fear is an agitated state brought about by danger. The cause is sometimes unknown to the one afraid. The uncertainty of danger produces insecurity and one stands helpless in the face of one's emotions. Where should we turn when we do not know from where the threat is coming?
We may fear people when we don't know them or their characteristics, leading to an aversion to a person or group of people. This leads to the desire to get rid of the cause of the fear, to destroy it or, in the words of the Iranian President, "to wipe it off the map."
This ancient fear of the Jewish people can only be overcome through faith in the one true God. The deeper that faith in God penetrates into us, the more the fear in us is purified and transformed into a holy fear of God. This reverence of God is stronger than the fear of the unknown. This is the only way anti-Semitism can be defeated.
Thus, the lust for war and the anti-Semitic violence from the neo-Nazis, anti- Zionists and Arabs is a consequence of an inferiority complex with regard to the am segula, the chosen people of God, Israel. The Jewish religion is one with strong national ties, which will only reach their Messianic-universal fulfillment as promised by God in the Last Days.
Saber rattling: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad wants to 'wipe Israel off the map'