New Zealand Jews ‘Sickened’ by Mosque Shootings that Killed 49

DUZCE, TURKEY - MARCH 15: People attend a funeral ceremony in absentia for the victims of twin terror attacks on New Zealand mosques in Christchurch, on March 15, 2019 in Duzce, Turkey. (Photo by Omer Urer/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Ian’s Note: This event has ‘Mossad hit team’ written all over it rather than the usual lone shooter scenario of the official theory. Ian Greenhalgh

Jewish Telegraphic Agency
New Zealand Jews ‘sickened’ by mosque shootings that killed 49

By Cnaan Liphshiz

Jewish groups from New Zealand and beyond expressed their horror at the slaying of at least 49 people at two mosques in Christchurch Friday.

The New Zealand Jewish Council is ”sickened and devastated” by the attacks, in which at least one armed individual killed dozens of people by shooting them at close distance with a semi-automatic rifle. Footage of the carnage, which the killer filmed and streamed live, shows victims huddling and moaning as the killer fires into the crowd.

“We offer our full assistance and support to the Muslim community and stand united with it against the scourge of terrorism and racism, which we must do all we can to banish from New Zealand,” Stephen Goodman, the president of The New Zealand Jewish Council told the Jewish Telegraphic Agency.

Statements of support also came from the Holocaust Centre of New Zealand, the Rabbinical Council of Australia and New Zealand, and other leading organizations in New Zealand.

World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder expressed “horror and revulsion” at the attacks in a statement.

Brenton Tarrant, a 28-year-old fitness trainer from Australia, was charged with murder in connection with the shootings. He had in the past described himself as a “regular white man, from a regular family.”

Two other men and one woman are also in custody.

Police also found multiple explosive devices in a car belonging to one of the suspects, the BBC reported.

The attack, which came around the time people were attending the mosques for Friday prayers, was the deadliest in the nation’s history.

U.S. politicians on Twitter drew comparisons between the mosque massacre and last October’s deadly shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh, where 11 people were killed by a gunman who had ranted against Jews and immigration.

“Charleston, Pittsburgh, and now Christchurch,” tweeted Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination. “Everyone should have the right to worship without fear, and an attack on a place of worship is terrorism perpetrated against all of us. My heart goes out to the people of New Zealand today.”

“Pittsburgh, Charleston, Quebec, New Zealand — no one should have to fear going to their place of worship,” said California Gov. Gavin Newsom. “The hate that has fueled these horrific and cowardly acts MUST be called out. CA stands with New Zealand and Muslims everywhere.

Within hours of news of the killings, the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh set up a New Zealand Attack Emergency Relief fund to support the Muslim community there. The federation said it is in the process of identifying an international partner for distributing the donations.

President Donald Trump also offered his condolences.

“My warmest sympathy and best wishes go out to the people of New Zealand after the horrible massacre in the Mosques. 49 innocent people have so senselessly died, with so many more seriously injured. The U.S. stands by New Zealand for anything we can do. God bless all!” he tweeted.


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  1. Brain manipulation and what better way to button down NZ with more surveillance and intrusions in everyday life . Note also the self description ” A regular white man from a regular family ” .What BS .

  2. The crapola groups continue to be outraged by spray painted swasticas and over-turned cemetary gravestones. Kind of like Gladio 1.0. Gladio 2.0 is shooting people and Gladio 3.0 is downing a plane. Gladio 4.0 is frying a square mile of Pashtuns. 5.0 is WW III.

  3. No comparisons drawn between this event and Baruch Goldstein in the Cave of the Patriarchs? Wonder why that is?

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