May 23, 2019

An Illegal Israeli Settlement on the Moon

“Is it just me, or is anyone else waiting for the UN to condemn Israel for illegally occupying outer space?

Even worse, they’re planning illegal settlement expansion there – on the moon!
The Zionist regime is guilty of insolently spreading its racist message throughout the solar system!

(The expression “Am Yisrael chai” is egregiously racist, of course, because it implies all others are dead. And since when does “Yisrael” have the right to live, let alone exist?)
Moreover, their spacecraft is guilty of apartheid, since they only included a Jewish Bible, while the Koran and other holy books were excluded. What bigotry!

And why weren’t any Palestinians onboard the unmanned craft? Ethnic cleansing!!
And how dare they call it Beresheet (“In the beginning”), the name of the first book of the Hebrew Bible, which implies Jewish primacy or historical precedence? Everyone knows that “In the beginning,” there were only Palestinian Arabs! Jews are just colonizers, and now they’re attempting to colonize the moon!”

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