Skip to comments.The people in Israel could easily be our families
Posted on 07/26/2014 10:11:17 AM PDT by Oldpuppymax
In her all-out battle with Hamas terrorists, Israel is fighting for the entire civilized world. The Israelis are our side, our family in this war.
Call it the great grandparents factor: The vast majority of those of us who enjoy the blessings of living in America can trace our good fortune to a decision by our great grandparents to come to America instead of staying where they were or going elsewhere.
At the turn of the 20th century, millions of people came to America to build a country and contribute to its greatness. The list of American achievements since then is virtually endless. Almost all of us can trace our participation in Americas stunning success to a single decision we had absolutely no influence on. We werent even thought of when the people who struck out to live free and productive lives in the new world said, Enough, lets go to America.
In four generations we have grown apart from the families and friends that were left behind, but in our blood and our soul, in our heart and our very being we are the same as those whose great grandparents did not come to America or went elsewhere.
The Jews of Eastern Europe emigrated almost exclusively to America, but a small band of maybe 40,000 went to what is now Israel to build...
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Israel is the history of the world.
I have ancient ancestors in Israel and ancestors that died there in the Crusades. The tribes of Israel and their forefathers’ blood flow in all our veins.
Israel is forever
AM ISRAEL CHAI ! the people of Israel live!
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