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War Zone - that is why more and more Jews are moving to Israel .
War Zone - that is why more and more Jews are moving to Israel .
Bizarre behaviour. Are they Jews or are they followers of Baruch Goldstein?
... A few days after Chief of Staff Ehud Barak imposed a curfew on the families and friends of the victims of the massacre, all of them Palestinian inhabitants of Hebron, in order to ensure the safety of the murderer's neighbors and admirers, Rabin arrived for a summit meeting at the White House.
At a joint press conference with President Bill Clinton, Rabin said that evacuating the settlements was a matter that must be discussed in negotiations for the final-status agreement.
In a conversation with Israeli journalists, Rabin admitted that he felt uncomfortable that tens of thousands of Palestinians, the people of Hebron, were under curfew because of the 400 inhabitants of the Jewish settlement in the town, and added that he was puzzling over how to solve this.18
In a private exchange with Dennis Ross, head of the American peace team, Rabin wondered about the wisdom of his decision not to evacuate the 400 Hebron settlers.19
In the summer of 1995, a period of wild settler demonstrations against Oslo and Rabin himself, numerous political and security people heard Rabin say that diplomatically it was incumbent on him to uproot the Hebron settlers after the massacre but that politically the act had not been possible.
What happened to Rabin while he hesitated regarding the settlements, in Hebron as well as in other sensitive regions, is well known; he was assassinated by an ardent supporter of settlements.
So far not one of the Hebron settlers has been evacuated, while large neighborhoods at the heart of the town have been gradually, as a result of the settlers' violence and harassments, emptied of their original Palestinian inhabitants. "LORDS OF THE LAND: The War Over Israel's Settlements in the Occupied Territories, 1967-2007" 2005 in Hebrew, 2007 in English. Idith Zertal and Akiva Eldar
Only an evil people would not be horrified and demand justice for the victims of this massacre.
There is no Islamic anti-semite as effective in creating hatred of Jews as this rabbi and the entire academic, political, military and religious establishment of Israel:
At Goldstein's funeral, Rabbi Yaacov Perrin claimed that even one million Arabs are "not worth a Jewish fingernail".
Samuel Hacohen, a teacher at a Jerusalem college, declared Goldstein the "greatest Jew alive, not in one way but in every way" and said that he was "the only one who could do it, the only one who was 100 percent perfect." In contrast, mainstream Jewish religious leaders "rejected the suggestion that killing Palestinians with an automatic rifle" was authorized by the Torah. Rabbi Dov Lior of Kiryat Arba declared that Goldstein was "holier than all the martyrs of the Holocaust."
In the weeks following the massacre, hundreds of Israelis traveled to Goldstein's grave to celebrate Goldstein's actions. Some Hasidim danced and sang around his grave. Although the government has said that those who celebrated the massacre represented only a minority of Israelis, a New York Times report states that Israeli government claims may understate the phenomenon.
According to one visitor to the gravesite in the wake of the attacks, "If [Goldstein] stopped these so-called peace talks, then he is truly holy because this is not real peace." Some visitors kissed and hugged the gravestone, or even kissed the earth under which Goldstein was buried, declaring him a "saint" and "hero of Israel".
The phenomenon of the adoration of Goldstein's tomb persisted for years. The grave's epitaph said that Goldstein "gave his life for the people of Israel, its Torah and land". In 1999, after the passing of Israeli legislation outlawing monuments to terrorists, the Israeli army dismantled the shrine that had been built to Goldstein at the site of his interment.
However, the tombstone and its epitaph, calling Goldstein a martyr with clean hands and a pure heart, was left untouched. In the years after the dismantling of the shrine, radical Jewish settlers continued to celebrate the anniversary of the massacre in the West Bank, sometimes even dressing up themselves or their children to look like Goldstein.
In 2010, Jewish settlers were criticized that during celebrations of Purim they sang songs praising Baruch Goldstein's massacre demonstratively in front of their Arab neighbours.
A phrase from the song reads "Dr. Goldstein, there is none other like you in the world. Dr. Goldstein, we all love you… he aimed at terrorists' heads, squeezed the trigger hard, and shot bullets, and shot, and shot." http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baruch_Goldstein#Veneration_of_Goldstein_and_celebration_of_the_massacre
If you choose to "suffer" the entire text, your suffering is its own reward for making a bad choice.
So true, I will continue to keep that in mind.
I see behind it a context of fear and frustration which I could document if you provided me with an example.
To Jen: He can't provide an example, so the whole discussion is moot. The takeover of your forum by white male distractors might be limited, now. But please refuse to give up the cause of freedom of speech, and women who have voices. (I almost typed vices, LOL)
so the generalization of Berry is a lie designed to capture a brief moment BM
So sad, but most generally true. I don't know how Jen bears with all this nonsense. I have to step away and try to relax from it, occasionally. You, however, are a beacon of sanity, sometimes.
I quite liked the idea of vices
Just one more "passive-aggressive" and he would have won the jet ski!
It is nice to be able to choose the news stories I wish to post without being accused of:
Being on "leave of absence" for some months, been spending too much time getting depressed by the news. Wanted to go to the peaceful protests for Floyd in Minneapolis, but with Covid19 still so prevalent, just couldn't.
I do really appreciate the news story links you have posted, some funny, a lot of them scary. Keeps me attached to the world, since I'm turning nocturnal, and am devouring a book in one or two nights.
I love reading fiction, as a good writer can take me into another world.
Plus, I dream in 3D color, and can fly or float (when I remember I can, in the dream), but the dream world scariness is not even as much as the real, right now. Get kind of sad sometimes, when I wake up and can't fly anymore, or run as a horse, or lay on a branch, hidden, as a leopard.
Do others experience dreams that way? Mine are so vivid, that I go along with them like it is real life, until something bad happens, then I remind myself (in my dream) to wake up.