The Holocaust Campaign: A Threat To Christianity

Published: 1995-09-01

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Eric D. Butler is founder and former national director of the Australian League of Rights (G.P.O Box 1052J, Melbourne, Vic. 3001, Australia). Dedicated to conservative, free enterprise, and Christian principles, the League has played an active and influential role in Australia's public life since its founding in 1946. In addition to a weekly newsletter, On Target, the League publishes two monthly newsletters, Intelligence Survey and The New Times. This essay, somewhat abridged, first appeared in The New Times, May 1995.

If, as Zionist Jewish propagandists are insisting, the alleged "Holocaust" during the Second World War was the culmination of two thousand years of Christian persecution of the Jewish people, that the roots of "anti-Semitism" are to be found in "The New Testament," particularly in St. Matthew's gospel, and that Christians everywhere must accept collective guilt for the systematic gassing of millions of Jews in the German concentration camps, it is the duty of Christians to face the far-reaching implications of "The Holocaust" issue.

The first thing which must be said is that the "Holocaust" issue is not simply one of history, but has become a religious question, one of a faith which ignores any evidence suggesting that the "Holocaust" story may be false.

There is no doubt that large numbers of people, both Jew and Gentile, believe that "The Holocaust" is true, that it dwarfs every other event in recorded history. Any suggestion that there have been other "Holocausts" in a violent twentieth century, such as the starvation of millions of Russian peasants under the Stalin terror, is brushed aside, and Jewish leaders claim a monopoly on suffering.

While it is true, as one Jewish spokesman has claimed, that the "Holocaust" is big business – as witnessed by many Hollywood films and books on the subject – it is now being exploited as a major on-going campaign against Christianity. In two major Western European nations, Germany and France, "The Holocaust" has been elevated to the status of such a sacred event that any public criticism, however mild, of the affair, can result in heavy fines and imprisonment. The importing of books dealing with "The Holocaust" into Canada is virtually impossible. Such books are described as "hate literature."

Traditional Christians believe that Christ was the son of God, and that His crucifixion was an event of shattering implications. The story of Christ is sacred for the Christian. But it is not as sacred as "The Holocaust," criticism of which is now claimed to be blasphemous. One can freely criticize the Christian's sacred traditions without any fear of being taken before a court, fined or imprisoned.

One prominent Australian Zionist-Jewish leader has claimed that the type of hate legislation recommended for Australia should make it a criminal offence to criticize "The Holocaust." Rational discussion has been stifled with the description of any criticism of Jewish activities as a manifestation of "anti-Semitism" and "racism." Although, as Alexander Solzhenitsyn has pointed out, the term "anti-Semitism" has been so drained of meaning that it should be discarded, the reality is that the mass media has given the term such an evil connotation that few public men are prepared to risk being branded with the charge of being "anti-Semitic." Such is the hypnotic power of psycho-political warfare.

With "Holocaust studies" now being conducted in many schools, including those with some pretense to be called Christian, younger generations are the victims of a massive propaganda offensive which, unless countered, will leave future generations victims of a deep guilt complex. Particularly in western Europe, some Christian clergy have called upon Christians to "repent" for what Christians have allegedly done to the Jews over the centuries. One of the charges levelled at Christians is that they were responsible for Jewish communities being driven into ghettos. While it is true that examples can be given of Christians persecuting Jews, the total historical picture is rather different than that presented by Jewish propaganda ...

The fact that large numbers of otherwise quite sensible people can accept the blatant absurdities concerning "The Holocaust" story demonstrates the frightening and evil power of psychopolitical war fare…

A long list of prominent Jews who survived German concentration camps can be drawn up. Prominent among these was Leon Blum, the Jewish Prime Minister of the French Popular Front government, who spent his years in a German prison writing a book advocating the creation of a United States of Europe. Prominent German-Jewish banker Warburg has related how he spent the war in relative comfort. Malcolm Muggeridge relates in his memoirs that when, as a British security official, he entered Paris in 1944 as the Germans retreated and found that the French home of the Rothschilds had been carefully looked after by the Germans – one observing that "the Hitlers may come and go, but the Rothschilds appear to continue their great influence decade after decade, and should therefore be treated with proper respect."

What purport to be the gas chambers at the notorious Auschwitz camp in Poland have been elevated to the status of a type of shrine, being constantly visited by thousands of tourists. The fact that a number of experts have pointed out that the buildings being shown could never have been used for mass gassings has little effect on the faithful.

It was claimed at the Nuremberg trial that six million had been gassed at Auschwitz and other camps. That figure has been progressively whittled down to just over one million. When the Russians took charge at Auschwitz they took all the German records, which show that total deaths from all causes, primarily disease, was not in excess of 100,000.

Eyewitnesses who were at Auschwitz and relate that they saw no mass gassings of people are discounted and drowned out by the Zionist-Jewish propaganda machine. Even the famous Elie Wiesel, who spent some time at Auschwitz – yet another survivor – mentions nothing about mass gassings in the first book he wrote [Night]. He provided a lurid picture of blood allegedly spurting from he ground, of trenches of fire, and much more. But not one word about gas chambers. He only discovered those later ...

But such stories are designed to foster a myth which the Christian must eventually come to grips with if he is to preserve and regenerate Western civilization.

Political Correctness

"There is no country [outside the United States] in which people live under more overpowering compulsions… You must wave, you must shout, you must go with the irresistible crowd; otherwise, you will feel like a traitor, a soulless outcast, a deserted ship high and dry upon the shore… In a country where all men are free, every man finds that what most matters has been settled for him beforehand."
—George Santayana

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Author(s): Eric D. Butler
Title: The Holocaust Campaign: A Threat To Christianity
Sources: The Journal of Historical Review, vol. 15, no. 5 (September/October 1995), pp. 12f.; reprinted from The New Times (Australia), May 1995.
Published: 1995-09-01
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