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June 5, 2008

Pakistan Daily: Osama is Jewish and Al-Qaeda is a Jewish front

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There are conspiracy theorists and paranoid wack jobs that claim all sorts of things about the so-called ‘Elders of Zion’ and an alleged 9/11 coverup  but an ‘essay’ on a Pakistani Web site takes this dreck to a new level.

An unsigned news article from The Pakistan Daily claims that Osama is Jewish and Al-Qaeda is Jewish front.

Here’s the kind of reasoning the editors apparently find compelling:

Upon visiting the public library and consulting a Hebrew-English dictionary, I learned that “al chai” (pronounced “al-khai”) could mean “the” plus “living,” or, “the living” in Hebrew. I also learned that “da” translates “are here” in German. Thus, the phrase “The living are here” would be “al chai da.” Al Queda is also written “al-Qaida (Dean, Schwartz), which carries with it the same pronunciation as “al chai da.” Thus, depending on how you pronounce it, al Queda can mean “The living are here.”

If this kind of drivel passes for reportage in Pakistan, things are a lot worse there than they seem.

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