Skip to comments.When Hamas succeeds, innocent people die in Israel and Gaza
Posted on 08/02/2014 5:41:46 AM PDT by Aspenhuskerette
Asked by a convert to distill the Torahs essence, Rabbi Hillel Judaisms great sage taught, What is hateful unto you, do not do unto your neighbor.
Like the Golden Rule that roots most ethical traditions, Hillels first-century precept aimed at inspiring a better society, one that brought order, dignity and peace to an otherwise cruel and warring world.
That too much of the world still inhabits a darker moral universe preferring violence, hate and death is perhaps humanitys greatest challenge.
As Nazi refugee Albert Einstein understood, defending our collective values is the humane response. The world is a dangerous place to live in, he said, not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who dont do anything about it.
Today, the worlds spotlight is on Israel, which is trying to do something about the evil emanating from the Gaza Strip, the territory controlled by Hamas, a murderous terrorist organization.
As the only democracy in a swamp of Middle East extremism and the worlds only Jewish state Israel confronts a Nazi-like neighbor whose slogan is we love death more than Jews love life and who pumps hate into its societys bloodstream. Besides killing Jews, Hamas aims to bait Israel into self-defense actions it abhors, causing Palestinian deaths that elicit international scorn.
Hamas charter foretold this story. Calling for the destruction of Israel and Jews everywhere, it declares, leaving the circle of conflict with Israel is a major act of treason. After years of terror attacks killing nearly 1,300 innocent Israelis, witness Hamas relentless rocket assaults and tunnel invasions.
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Anyone in the EXEMPT House care? Anyone? [crickets]
Anyone in on the EXEMPT Oversight Committee really care? Anyone? [crickets]
Anyone in the EXEMPT DO"J" care? [don't even bother to ask]
They shouldn’t be within fighter-bomber range of each other.
I vote they move the A-rabs.
Another good column. Thanks for sharing it was us.
> As Nazi refugee Albert Einstein understood, defending our collective values is the humane response. The world is a dangerous place to live in, he said, not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who dont do anything about it.
A picture’s worth a thousand words:
“... Syrian elder surrounding himself with five little children, right next to a mortar firing shells...”