Two good friends of Israel, RIP
Masry was a Syrian of Christian descent, and a strong supporter of Israel, and opponent of Islamic extremism. As Masry once said:
"My father was a Christian from Syria who came to the United States in 1912 because of repression in his native country," Masry once told a Jewish newspaper. "He was one of the first to give money to Israel in 1948. His sympathies were pro-Zionist, not pro-Arab."During his career as a lawyer, he also worked as a sponsorship agent for several NFL players, including Merlin Olsen, who's noted in the Football Hall of Fame.
Kristiansen is famous for having resigned from the Nobel Prize committee after they awarded the Orwellian Peace Prize to the now deservedly deceased Yasir Arafat in 1993. As Schlussel says:
In resigning and protesting the outrageous award, Kristiansen said the Palestinian leader was "tainted with violence, terrorism and bloodshed."And he was very bold to speak the truth about the Islamofacsistic murderer's true background.
Both of these fine gentlemen will be very missed, and they both made great contributions to Israel and other democracies.
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