“I am an anti-Semite”, famous Greek composer admits

10 February 2011

The acclaimed Greek composer and orchestra conductor Mikis Theodorakis, 85, has admitted in a TV interview that he was an "anti-Semite and anti-Zionist." He said that "everything that happens today in the world has to do with the Zionists" and that "American Jews are behind the world economic crisis that has hit Greece also." Theodorakis, a member of the Greek Communist Party for 60 years and immensely popular in his home country for opposing the military dictatorship in the 1970s, once was a supporter of Israel but gradually became a major critic of the Jewish state.

In 2003, he declared that "Jews are at the root of all evil." When the Greek Jewish community reacted strongly to his statement he apologized, but apparently has not changed his views since. Oddly, during the television interview he said that "I'm an anti-Semite but I love Jews."

In the interview, Theodorakis attacked Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou for meeting with his Israeli counterpart, Benjamin Netanyahu, who the composer says was persona non grata in Greece due to his "war crimes in Lebanon and Gaza." However, Netanyahu was leader of the opposition at the time. Referring to a visit by a delegation of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations to Greece this week, Theodorakis said: "We are in danger. [...] the Zionists will gather in Greece for a conference.”

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Rodney Wilkinson

Thu, 10 Feb 2011

Obviously Mikis, You have not read the Bible, (God's Love Letter to the Whole human race), The sad thing for you is that to be anti Jew or anti Israel is to be anti God and your status as a famous greek composer won't be any benefit at all to you when you eventually, (and you will) stand before almighty God and give account.

The Bible is very clear that Israel and the Jews belong to God, and He Loves them with an eternal and unfailing Love. He has been extremely hard on Israel every time they have gone astray, but He is always lovingly merciful to them when they line up with His Precepts.

God says, He has chosen Jerusalem to put His name there, and by all Biblical indications Jerusalem will be the Capital City of the world and all nations, including the Greece will come to Jerusalem to worship God.

I am 68 and not a Jew, but if I were you I would seriously reconsider my position. It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the Living God, if you are on the wrong side of Him.

God has openly declared in His Word that He is going to punish every nation that has come against Israel.

Mikis, God said," If any man will come to me, I will not turn him away for any reason. May God Bless you with the wisdom and understanding of His Word before you depart this life.

God Bless Israel and Jerusalem, The Eternal City.