Book Review: Islamo-Fascism and the War Against the Jews

Islamo-Fascism and the War Against the Jews: The Black Book of the American Left Volume 4 is indispensable for anyone who cares about the so-called “War on Terror” and identifying who the real enemies are of the United States and Israel — and nothing less than our Judeo-Christian culture and values are at stake. David Horowitz is an unfairly maligned writer by the mainstream press, liberal-leftists and academia in particular, but he is fearless, daring to go right into the “belly of the beast” and speak at dozens of college campuses about topics that opponents cannot refute on the merits, resorting to name-calling, and lying about his facts, sentiments and record instead.

This quick reading volume, which contains many short chapters and speeches on Islamo-Fascism, The Middle East Conflict, and the Campus War on the Jews, will horrify readers unfamiliar with how academia perverts the very essence of what the university should stand for: freedom of expression and the open market of ideas. Instead, Horowitz shows how he is consistently vilified and misportrayed- to the point he needs armed guards to even enter assembly halls because of the threatening behavior of Muslim student groups in particular, and even some Jewish ones, who only want to shut him down and brand him a racist hater. Why? Because he challenged them to confront the jihadists (he is not afraid to use proper identifiers), who are in a disturbing alliance with anti-American radicals, who cannot stand his use of concepts to counter their empty cries of “Islamophobia” when he points to Islam’s oppression of women and homosexuals, its true goals of Islamizing the world, creating dhimmis (second class citizens) of Jews and Christians, and ultimately to destroy our freedoms and democracy. Their plans to destroy Israel and deny Jews a sovereign state of their own are shown as naked anti-Semitism. And Israel is merely the canary in the coal mine.

Horowitz is a rare, brave and original thinker, and unlike most of his critics, he has the street “cred” to prove it: he himself became a leading Marxist “theorist” in the early 1960s and one of the founders of the New Left. It was after Vietnam, however, that he began to re-examine the damage these views had inflicted upon the country and realized that the Left had left him. But you cannot afford to leave him. This book deserves a serious read by any honest broker.

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  1. says

    The right seems to focus too much on terminology calling anyone “afraid” if they don’t the words jihadist or dhimmi. However, it is more important to understand their goals and come with a plan to stop them, than what particular words we use. For example, Hitler used the word “kampf” to describe his own twisted ideology. Am I a holocaust-denier if I do not employ his terminology?

    • Lee Bender says

      The “right” is not merely “focused too much on terminology” but indeed on countering the damage the left, jihadists, anti-Americans, anti-Semites and many of their fellow travelers who have infected academia and twisted the minds of our youth. As People of the Book, I would think it would be more than incumbent on us to understand what is being said, how it is being said, listen to what is being said, and take it seriously- because minds have become so closed. Instead of criticizing, it behooves you to read Horowitz. I believe you will find it exceedingly difficult to argue with him on the merits- that is, if you dare to get there and not get bogged down in robotically, and boringly, calling him names.

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