An Alliance of Deceit – Christian Zionists and Religious Israelis


by Barry Chamish

Two Christian writers, Tom Horn and Cris Putnam, quote me and my writing partner of the ’90s, Joel Bainerman in their book, Petrus Romanus.

One conclusion of the book, and read this carefully because Christian Zionists have accepted it as fact:

Even the late Rabbi Yitzchak Kaduri (a popular kabbalist, who died in 2006 prompting three hundred thousand people to march in his funeral procession) came to this truth. In what can only be described as a bizarre twist of fate, he left a sealed message with strict orders for it to be opened one year after his funeral. That message named Yeshua as the Messiah and said He would return shortly after Ariel Sharon dies. Sharon is alive but has been preserved in a permanent vegetative state since suffering a stroke in January of 2006. Whether this comes to pass or not, more and more Jews are beginning to acknowledge that Jesus must be the Messiah for the Torah to hold true.

In fact, Jews are not acknowledging Jesus “more and more” and a war of deceit rages. The Christians try to convert Jews, and the Jews do not reciprocate in kind. But religious Jews, pro-settlers and settlers, are so desperate for allies in a world that has abandoned them, that they play the game. They hate and resent Christian proselytizing but knowing their intentions, they put up with it, in no small part, because they believe that more Christian missionaries come to accept Judaism than the opposite. I don’t have the numbers but they may have a point. I think of my Texas Noahide archaeologist ally, Vendyll Jones, who sought artifacts like red heifers, to prove a biblical point.

Last time I saw his daughter she was an orthodox settler living in the “settlement” of Mitzpeh Yericho. Let’s proceed with my involvement. During the nineties, Bainerman and I had a great source in Yehoshua Meiri. In fact, he supplied us with the secret and criminal negotiations between Yossi Beilin, Shimon Peres and the PLO which led to a major article in the National Review, called The Peres Gambit. Our claims have never been disputed. Back then Yehoshua was a Cairo correspondent for Maariv and the Israel Broadcast Authority.

He was truly a deep inside source and a secular one. I don’t know how it happened, but he became religious and the closest advisor of Rabbi Yitzhak Kaduri. More than half a decade ago, a rumor started floating that Rabbi Kaduri had left a parting note accepting Jesus as the messiah. I called Yehoshua, a very laid back guy, who in his angry way, answered my questions with a simple, “shtuyot” or nonsense. It turns out that the sources of the Kaduri rumor, apparently, were Tom Horn and Cris Putnam, Recently, I had Cris Putnam on my radio show.

At the very end of the broadcast, I brought up Meiri’s reaction and offered to do a show with Meiri and Putnam to clear up to the rumors. Cris replied by e-mail: Cris Putnam wrote:

The story was widely carried, his adviser might be furious but I think that is why Rabbi Kaduri asked that the message not be opened until a year after his death, he knew many would react in anger.

Here is the note:

I read the short note. It hinted at greeting the first Jewish messiah, certainly not Jesus. I wrote an angry note to Chris: “You don’t read Hebrew at all. What you sent me is NOT the translation you provided in your article. You depended on a mistranslation as proof of something???”

Cris replied:

Actually I do read biblical Hebrew — that was an online image of the with someone else’s text to the side. It was not a translation. The point of that was to show the acrostic as shown in the red. A translation would read something like “Concerning the abbreviation of the Messiah’s name. He will raise the people and prove that his word and law are standing. This I have signed in the month of mercy. Yitzhak Kaduri.”

I replied: I pretty well read the same thing. And THAT cryptic message turned into Christ will arrive when Sharon dies?????

This led to an explanation which simply was a slap in the face of logical theory:
Yes there were two hints:

1) the Sharon bit and 2) the name as an acrostic. The Sharon part was not from the note, rather:

A few months before Kaduri died at the age of 108, he surprised his followers when he told them that he met the Messiah. Kaduri gave a message in his synagogue on Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, teaching how to recognize the Messiah. He also mentioned that the Messiah would appear to Israel after Ariel Sharon s death. (The former prime minister is still in a coma after suffering a massive stroke more than a year ago.) The acrostic is formed from the sentence:

(translated as “he will raise the people and confirm that his word and law are standing”), which you can see by acrostic, suggested the name “Yehoshua.”

I wrote back that I’d arrange an interview with Cris and Yehoshua to talk about Rabbi Kuduri’s parting note. Cris wanted none of facing the objective truth. He answered with nothing to do with the issue of Kaduri’s real, truthful, and accurate note, as properly defended by his last and closest advisor. Instead, off we travel to lala land:

The angry reaction is understandable but the book of Daniel clear taught the Messiah would come and be “cut off” before the temple was destroyed which happened in AD 70. And after the sixty-two weeks, an anointed one shall be cut off and shall have nothing.

And the people of the prince who is to come shall destroy the city and the sanctuary. Its end shall come with a flood, and to the end there shall be war. Desolations are decreed.(Da 9:26) Yeshua is the only viable candidate or you ust conclude Daniel was mistaken. Catholicism does not represent the Messiah Yeshua. Unfortunately the enemy has created a gigantic diversion that keeps many from realizing that the Messiah has come. Many Jews are beginning to come around as the prophet Zechariah wrote of the day when Jerusalem will look upon “Him who they pierced” (Zech 12:10) and mourn. That day cannot be far off.
Delving deeper into lala conclusions, Cris found even more “proofs” of Rabbi Kaduri’s “conversion”:

A snippet from the Israel Today website: Israel Today was given access to many of the rabbi’s manuscripts, written in his own hand for the exclusive use of his students. Most striking were the cross-like symbols painted by Kaduri all over the pages. In the Jewish tradition, one does not use crosses. In fact, even the use of a plus sign is discouraged because it might be mistaken for a cross.

On he went with his otherworldly thesis:

But there they were, scribbled in the rabbi’s own hand. When we asked what those symbols meant, Rabbi Yitzhak Kaduri said they were signs of the angel. Pressed further about the meaning of the signs of the angel, he said he had no idea. Rabbi Yitzhak Kaduri went on to explain that only his father had had a spiritual relationship with God and had met the Messiah in his dreams.

In short, Putnam and Horn created a baloney stew of totally unrelated “facts” and have besmirched the reputation of Rabbi Kaduri. This alliance of Jews and Christians is handy but skating on very thin ice. If it’s to work, we’d better learn to respect each other and cut out this obvious circle of deception. Still, Horn and Putnam get the geopolitical issues right, without their ulterior motives. From Petrus Romanus: An Israeli journalist, Barry Chamish, has been working fearlessly for over two decades to expose a conspiracy which includes the current President of Israel, Shimon Peres, and his aid, Yossi Beilin. In his 2000 book, Save Israel, Chamish wrote:

In March 1994, the newspaper Shishi revealed a most remarkable secret of the Middle East peace process. A friend of Shimon Peres, the French intellectual Marek Halter, claimed in an interview that in May 1993, he delivered a letter from Peres to the pope. Within, Peres promised to internationalize Jerusalem, granting the UN political control of the Old City of Jerusalem, and the Vatican hegemony of the holy sites within. The UN would give the PLO a capital within its new territory and East Jerusalem would become a kind of free trade zone of world diplomacy. Halter’s claim was backed by the Italian newspaper La Stampa, which added that Arafat was apprised of the agreement and it was included in the secret clauses of the Declaration of Principles signed in Washington in September 1993.

I love my readers, Jew and Christian. We are on the same team…with different coaches. I have a serious immigration problem and one reader found an answer to it: “Get on your knees and pray,” he suggested. He just didn’t get it. Jews don’t pray on our knees.

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Below is my bio as it appears in Wikipedia:

Born – Winnipeg, Canada Jan. 13/52 Education – BA University of Manitoba, MA Hebrew University of Jerusalem Military – Served in the regular Israel Defence Forces I979-81, saw active combat in the Lebanon War of 1982. Family – Two children, Ariel and Sally, born in ’91 and ’92.
Early writing career- Chamish had four fiction books published in Canada between 1972-76; The Devil Wore An Angel’s Suit; Keep Stillman-A Pun; Mack; and Alice In Newfoundland. Mack earned him a Canada Council Award, while Alice In Newfoundland won him a Manitoba Arts Council Award in 1976, when he had already moved to Israel. These books showed Chamish’s unique comedic force in works noted for their stories of deeply felt frustration.
Middle career – Chamish viewed his likelihood of a successful writing career in Canada as dim. Zionist feelings arose during the Yom Kippur War of October, 1973 and he chose to move to Israel. In 1975, he entered the MA program at Hebrew University, while honing his writing in small press magazines in the UK and US. After his army service ended in ’81, he embarked on a long period of commercial writing, writing for Jewish outlets, as well as trade magazines. He served as Israeli correspondent for numerous publications including Billboard, The Hollywood Reporter, Television Business International, while succeeding in cracking mainstream publications such as Long Island Newsday, The New Republic, and Reason. Chamish became the five time Israeli Scrabble champion which led to this period’s triumph, a featured article in The Atlantic in 1987 entertainingly detailing the subtleties of the game. The article is credited by many involved in the game for greatly increasing sophisticated understanding of Scrabble.
Current career – Chamish’s writing took a shocking turn in his 1992 book, The Fall Of Israel. (Canongate Books, Edinburgh, Scotland). Chamish continued his gift of making frustration entertaining as he detailed the deep financial and political corruption of Israel. The book changed Chamish’s career. It was reviewed throughout the British media, in fact The Economist gave it its lead review, and Chamish appeared on the Israeli national media beginning with the country’s most popular show, Dan Shilon Live. However, he topped the attention dramatically in 1997, when his lecture about the Rabin assassination at Hebrew University was sabotaged by Israel’s Secret Service (Shabak) with a highly publicized riot against his work. Chamish handled a hostile media cleverly and he made allies within it. When his book Who Murdered Yitzhak Rabin was published a year later in Hebrew, it rose to the top of the Israeli bestseller lists. The success was greatly aided by Knesset Member Ophir Pines Paz banning the book’s sale at Israeli bookstores. The book is considered a classic in “conspiracy” literature as Chamish proves how Rabin was really murdered, and by whom, with a skilled gathering of evidence and a lawyer’s gift of persuasion. Who Murdered Yitzhak Rabin was soon translated to seven languages and succeeded by all polls, ie Maariv 2000, to have persuaded over half of religious Israelis and a third of secular that he was right and the government was lying about the assassination.
UFOs and Rabin – Always looking for a marketing niche, Chamish investigated the huge Israeli UFO wave of 1987-99. Using the same skills that made the Rabin book believable, or at least controversial in intelligent circles, Chamish gathered corroborating testimonies, physical evidence, photos and videotapes to create a most intriguing book called Return Of The Giants. His work became the basis of five episodes of the popular American program Sightings, while Fox TV broadcast a half hour of Chamish’s work prime time. He now had two separate audiences who wanted to hear him in person, Jewish/Christian for Rabin, and New Age/unaffiliated for Giants. Chamish refused to give his Giants lecture in Israel, believing it would interfere with his Rabin study. Nonetheless, he was invited to present his Rabin lecture in Hebrew over 300 times in Israel, while the Rabin/Giants combination sent him lecturing worldwide, including in Australia, Hong Kong, Brazil, Mexico, England and Italy.
Today – Hurt that the coverup of Rabin’s murder was more powerful than his obvious evidence, Chamish went looking for the reason Israel was run by a most unpleasant oligarchy. He has published numerous political books since 2000 including Save Israel; Israel Betrayed; Shabtai Tzvi, Labor Zionism And The Holocaust; The Last Days Of Israel; Bye Bye Gaza; and THE conPROMISED LAND. All are available by going to and typing “chamish” in the search box. Though all the books are strong, the triumphant book is widely considered Shabtai Tzvi. Within is an expose of the atomic experiments of the ’50s using Sephardic children as the guinea pigs. Again, as in all of Chamish’s work, the proof is inarguable.
Chamish today resides in Florida. He can be reached at his website is
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  1. Don’t bother sharing this with US Christian Zionists or any ReTrumplican in Congress. They are firmly convinced that the European Ashkenazim are the rightful heirs to all of Palestine. Their warrior messiah is all about vengeance and wrath. He’s coming back soon to smite the unbelievers (Democrats mostly) while they will be Raptured up to Heaven. Good riddance, I say…

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