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Descendants of Maccabees, Greeks, Cooperate in Skies
Arutz Sheva ^ | 16/12/12 | Gil Ronen

Posted on 12/16/2012 3:34:29 PM PST by Eleutheria5

2,000 years after Judah the Maccabee fought against the decrees of Greek ruler Antiochus, the descendants of the Hasmoneans and the ancient Greeks are cooperating militarily.

For Hanukkah, the IAF Website featured these pictures of Greek-Israeli cooperation in joint maneuvers of the countries' air forces.

Cooperation with Greece has tightened following the deterioration in relations between Israel and Turkey...

(Excerpt) Read more at israelnationalnews.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Israel
KEYWORDS: greece; hanuka; iaf; jointmaneuvers
Good.
1 posted on 12/16/2012 3:34:34 PM PST by Eleutheria5
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To: Eleutheria5
The enemy of my enemy is my friend.

Of course the Seleucids weren't really Greek, they were Macedonian...but they were trying to force the cult of the Greek god Zeus in the temple in Jerusalem. The modern Greeks aren't descended from people speaking Greek in Syria in the second century before our era.

2 posted on 12/16/2012 4:42:44 PM PST by Verginius Rufus
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Eleutheria5. The drilling offshore from Israel and Cyprus created this situation, thanks to the Turkish Islamofascists.


3 posted on 12/18/2012 8:40:29 PM PST by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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