Thank you Sara Lehman for forwarding me this article by Rabbi Nachman Kahana taken from the OU website.
Rabbi Nachman Kahana writes
...In the galut, in all its ages and places, the cry of "Shema Yisrael" ascended to the highest realms of heaven as a Jewish soul parted from this world because of the fires of Christianity or the sword of Islam.
However, with our return to Eretz Yisrael the ultimate sanctification of HaShem is NOT to die for Him but to destroy all those who are identified with Amalek. As the Almighty Himself says in the Torah (Shemot 17,16):..
For complete article, a must read..
Rabbi Lerner writes:
I share with you "The Editor's View" from this week's Yated Ne'eman weekly newspaper.
I believe the editor, Rabbi Pinchos Lipschutz, challenges us to care, to do more.
I encourage you to read it and to share his thoughts with your family and friends.
Please share it with your rabbis and community leaders. Copy the article and distribute it in your Shul.
We need to start thinking about and talking about the critical situation in Jerusalem, Sderot and greater israel.
I also included Yated's article about the secret talks taking place about dividing Jerusalem, G-d forbid.
It is an article we all need to read.
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