Jewish Values led me to Support Hindu Human Rights
By Dr. Richard L. Benkin
We have a word in Hebrew--that’s really more than just a word. It’s a moral guide; a template, if you will, that sets our feet on the right course. The word is Hineinei. It literally means “here I am,” but its real meaning is “here I am for you.” It’s our answer to a call, and you can find it at critical moments throughout the Torah, our holy book. Read on.
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A QUIET CASE OF ETHNIC CLEANSING: THE MURDER OF BANGLADESH'S HINDUS is now available.
Chicago (USA): American Jewish activist, Dr. Richard L. Benkin, returned to the United States after an extensive mission to India on behalf of Hindu refugees from Bangladesh. After stops in Delhi and Lucknow, Benkin trekked throughout West Bengal, and near porous borders with Bangladesh, Nepal, and China....Read on.
Bangladesh’s Vested Property Act (VPA) is a racist law. It provides the government—which really means the corrupt politicians in the ruling party—with the power to seize the homes and farms of innocent citizens and distribute them as graft to their cronies....Read on.
On November 1, 2008, Richard Benkin gave the Arvind Ghosh Memorial Lecture in Chicago. He spoke about an India-Israel-United States Alliance against radical Islam, the ethnic cleansing of Bangladeshi Hindus, and action we can take. He received a standing ovation when finished. Read on.
The Obama administration and State Department will tell you that it is only isolated acts by individuals. The government in New Delhi will say you are stirring up anti-Muslim sentiment. But it is real and happening now. I have seen it first-hand.......Read on.
In Spring 2009, a small Hindu community in Dhaka was attacked by its Muslim neighbors. The Bangladeshi police not only failed to act, but some actually took part in the violence. Yet, the media outside of Bangladesh was silent except for India's Daily Pioneer. Are my sources really that much better than CNN's? Read on.