Letters

This section is a collection of the correspondence I receive.

For the record, I only publish the most vile/challenging/hilarious mail here. Rest assured, I also receive many supportive messages.

From Jeffrey Dane

December 27, 2018

Antony,

Amazing how in defending antisemitism you have the nerve to quite radical anti Semites. For example the Jewish Voice for Peace.

BDS is an antisemitic movement. It is led by antisemites. It is supported by antisemites.

It is ok to have a personal hatred for Israel like you do. Just don’t deny what it is.

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From Pete Barany

December 22, 2016

It is laughable that you call yourself a journalist. A journalist gathers evidence, deals in fact, and publishes objective articles. You are merely a propagandist who gets stuff published because you are a Jewish Jew-hater which is always popular with other antisemites. There is no skill in what you do. You are a pawn

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From Michael Hande

February 4, 2016

Hi Antony,

Your recent article on the refugee crisis was incredibly naive and was symptomatic of the Left’s inability to engage with the reality of such matters. Your empty theories and opinions will thankfully never have an impact on public policy. The unfolding refugee crisis has the potential to ruin European civilisation. Western countries throughout the world, while undoubtedly subjecting others to destructive foreign policies, have taken on a disproportionate amount of refugees and migrants in comparison with many other countries which has diluted their sense of national and cultural identity under the guise of multiculturalism and cultural relativity, which has utterly failed in many countries due to the Islamisation of their institutions and everyday lives – with much worse to come. In this case the Left is proving itself to be as dangerous as the Far Right.

The usual self-loathing commentary on the Guardian website was nowhere to be seen in your article as people across the Western world are waking up to the horror unfolding in their own countries, and the reality that Australia’s harsh and cruel immigration policies may be what their countries need in order to ensure their own survival. A pariah no more.

Regards,

Michael Hande

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From Jack Bender

August 7, 2015

While I can appreciate your reporting on events in Africa…your BDS support is disgusting ..you put a triple standard on Israel…show me a country outside of maybe Iceland…that gets the pressure from all sides as Israel …that does half as well….you as a self hating Jew should be ashamed…instead you trumpet for Israel’s blood enemy’s

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From Ron Temis

December 15, 2014

I’m sure if you were in that cafe, the terrorist (oh sorry, freedom fighter) would lay down his weapon, cuz you’re one of those nice more moral than all other Jews and we all of course kemp now that Muslims don’t do terror, only us Israelis.

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From Eddy Boas

August 8, 2014

Vivienne when you and Slezak and Loewenstein look in the mirror , you must all be proud of yourself
as to what you have achieved

Together with your comrades at the ABC,SBS and Fairfax you have managed to turn young schoolboys into Jew haters
You must be proud to see Jewish children being insulted and threatened with death.

Slezak’s performance at Sunday’s anti Jewish rally, standing amid signs proclaiming ‘death to Jews’ and other threatening signs
was a total betrayal of the Jewish population in Australia, especially the young children who were abused on the school bus.
Standing there proclaiming to be a Jew and pretending to speak for a vast number of Jews was betrayal at its worst.
Peter even as aToken Jew you are a total disgrace.
ITS NOT PALESTINIANS WHO CAUSED THIS INCIDENT
It is Vivienne Porzsolt, Peter Slezak , Antony Loewenstein and your handfull of supporters
who betrayed these young children and it is you who should apologise to these children and their parents for the trauma that you have caused them,
You lot represent nobody ,if it was not for the ABC and SBS using a Token Jew to denounce other Jews you would not have a platform
The majority of Australia’s Jewish community believe you are a fraud

The peaceful rally held by pro ISRAEL supporters represented the 99.9% of Jews who believe in a fair go for Israel.

Vivienne take your 2 friends and go and live in Iran where as Token Jews you WILL be treated as heroes
till of course when they don’t need you anymore (because after all you are a Jew ) they will hang you as traitors ,which is really what you are.

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From Michael Sultana

August 1, 2014

You low bastard. Hamas fires rockets into Israel by the thousands and they are expected to sit on their hands and do nothing ? Hamas and other terrorist groups have made it their life long ambition to kill Jews. Simple enough. What part of that can’t you get your smal brain around ?

Giving Palestinians Gaza or the West bank to control will not stop anything. The only reasons Israel there is to prevent attacks. You simple simple fool.

Maybe you should sit down and talk with some Jews face to face you gutless squib. You mean nothing, your opinion means nothing and the sooner you shut up the better because talk is cheap my friend and you talk way too much for someone who has never walked the walk.

I wish you lived next door to me and allowed someone to terrify my mine from over your fence because I would burn you and yours to the ground…….fucken smart arse. Go on, show some guts, confront some jews face to face and repeat what you said you nobody……

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From Vardi Jacobs

July 27, 2014

Such a shame that the 7 TV station got a hold of you to represent the Jews of Australia and even more so, representing as if with some authority, the situation in Israel’s war with the extremists of Gaza…you have misrepresented me…and have done more harm than you’ll ever know, if G-d forbid, any Jew or Israeli is hurt by antisemitic behaviours…. next time you open your mouth representing Israel or the Jews of Australia, please ask my permission to do so! shame on you! the last thing we need is an anti-Israel wrongly opinionated person….

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From Sam Peleton

October 2, 2013

Of course, KAPO shit like you wouldn’t understand.

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From Peter Briant

February 23, 2013

Firstly, you don’t know anything about Islam.

Now if you like this islam doctrine and its followers so much then I would like to make you an offer. If you sign an agreement with me to leave Australia forever I will pay all your cost of moving and resettlement in an islam country.

Waiting for your reply.

Peter Briant

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From Ron Danko

February 18, 2013

Re your interview on 774 radio today …..

Bullshit re the organisations here being slaves to JERUSALEM ( not Tel Aviv) ….our Capital

I probably know more than you or the Jewish organisations you referred to .

Very few people know what really happened ……..stop trying to make Israel look like some Commi spy state !!

YOU should be very grateful for what Israel does for US including you !!!!!!!!!

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From Amit

February 18, 2013

Dear Mr. Loewenstein,

As a proud Israeli, as a proud Jew, as a sun of a holocaust victim, can you please let me know how do you justify yours anti Jewish opinions?

Are you really want that we will have a second holocaust?

Thank you and BR,

Amit

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From dljande

February 16, 2013

You always manage to exceed yourself when it comes to behaving despicably. To take the opportunity over the tragic death of Ben Zygier to lambast the Jewish community for supporting Zionist Jews who want to go and live in Israel is vile and unscrupulous. You might have been born a Jew but that is as far as it goes.

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From Ofer Zak

December 21, 2012

You are a complete piece of utter shit. You are a liar. I hope your career is as awful as your opinions. And they are opinions. Just cause you stupidly label yourself a freelance journalist doesnt mean an iota of shit. Suck it you raging piece of shit.

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From Nicholas Kadi

December 18, 2012

I read your Drum article.

It is clear to see you are a typical sef-hating Jew. Now you call yourself an Atheist to hide your Jewish heritage. You are a typical Marxist/Communist.Socialist, anti-capitalist. (Of course you could not name me one country in world where communism/socialism has worled out well for the civilians of the country. The Leftists – Your kind of people are some of the most dangerous people in the world.

You disguise your hatred of Jews by called it anti-Zionism. This is very clear for everyone to see.

Don’t you realize that Israel needs to protect it’s borders from radical Muslims? Don’t you know that in today’s world and going back centuries, almost wherever Muslims are situated, it is their goal to gain more land and kill the fellow Muslims, Jews and Christians Buddists etc to get it. Nearly every violent dangerous place in the world today, is dangerous becasuse of the Muslims trying to take control of land and are killings fellow Muslims and ofcourse the non-muslims.

Currently some of these countres include – Iraq, Afghanistan, Egypt, Syria, Somalia, Sudan, Nigeria, Kenya and througout Africa, India, Thailand, Phillipines, etc etc etc ……

But you choose not to talk about the hundreds of thousands of innocent people killied by radiacal Muslims in these countries, instead you focus your days and nights critisizing Israel when it kills 150 arabs in the course of protecting it’s country from constant rocket bombardment (10,000 rockets over the past few years).

This is why the BDS movement is ridiculous and no media covers it or supports it. If you were serious, you would call boycott hundereds of universities that teach voilent Jihad as a way of life, and the hundreds of corporations that are associated with radical muslims all over the world. But of course you are silent on this. Why would any sane person boycott and Israeli university when the Jews are some of the most brilliant minds in the world and contribute a lot to the world, unlike Muslims who contribute very little. Makes no sense.

The intenatioanl community overly focuses its attention on Israel’s actions, rather than pressuring the Palestinians to return to the negotiating table. “The Palestinians can afford to avoid negotiations with Israel because the international community exacted no price for the Palestinian failure to negotiate in good faith.” Hamas leaders openly called for Israel’s destruction on the weekend. “Where was the outrage? Where was the UN? Where was Abbas?”

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu asked where the Europeans (as well as the US and Australia) were when Hamas leaders called for Israel’s destruction over the weekend. Why weren’t Palestinian envoys in their capitals summoned for explanations? Netanyahu: the Palestinians can avoid negotiations with Israel because the international community exacts no price for Palestinian “rejectionism.” (In 1967 Israel freed Jewish land from Arab occupation, in defencive war! In accordance to international law, all this land belongs to Israel. If Europeans dispute this fact, they must review the borders of almost all EU member-states!)

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From Mustafa

November 29, 2012

Antony, is it true what I have heard, that you have become a muslim, ie converted quietly?Then why keep it a secret.No need to hide your real identity from anyone if you claim to be truely authentic.Seems you are indeed a lier.

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From Reginald Trendor

November 24, 2012

Antony you are a coward and believe what I am going to print in block letters if you do not post this comment which is JORDAN IS PALESTINE.YES JORDAN IS PALESTINE , so why is this never discussed.It is morally wrong to not discuss this as it is indeed the truth.

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From David Feldman

November 19, 2012

I would rather shake hitlers hand than yours

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From james

November 16, 2012

Shame on you for distorting the historical truth….Please do at least a favour to the Jewish People, change your name!

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From Shirl in Oz

November 16, 2012

You are pure scum Loewenstein. You know damn well that so far this year there have been over 800 rockets from Gaza into Israel. How Israel has contained herself thus far is amazing. Any other country would have flattened the place.

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From Mr Volf

November 15, 2012

Millions of Jews died and then God punished them more by giving us someone like you.

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