Middle East - new perspective by Rabbi Weiss
Original post made by Jag Singh, Los Altos, on Apr 2, 2008
announcement came just hours after Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice demanded that “settlement activity should stop, that its expansion should stop, that is indeed not consistent with ‘road map’ obligations.” This is another example of Israel biting the hand
that feeds it billions of dollars (or more correctly ‘euros’ at Israel’s insistence) to continue its oppression and ethnic cleansing of Palestinians from their ancestral lands. Why are we kowtowing to Israel with economic and military aid when it continues to defy all our efforts to bring about a peaceful resolution to the region? Israel must repudiate and accept responsibility for its decision to build these illegal settlements to achieve its extremist goal of annexing all of the Holy Land to create a ‘Greater Israel.,’ failing which US aid must be halted. This territorial transgression is the root cause of the seething hatred and endless cycle of violence that has ensued. I urge readers to listen to Rabbi Yisroel Weiss, a highly respected spiritual leader who offers a unique perspective on the ongoing conflict. Web Link
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