To the New Media,
If you haven't already, please put this letter on the front page of your newspaper. It is well written and speaks the truth!
Let your readers continuously be aware that there is a very strong movement worldwide against American Foreign policy and the freezing of building and construction in Judea and Samaria. The freeze is effectively in place now for several months due to failure of the Netanyahu administration (Barak and company) to issue permits. From many News Print headlines (and you know who you are),many readers have come to wrong conclusion that negotiating away parts of Eretz Yisroel be it an outpost or a full community is inevitable, a done deal something we are too weak to protest given the massive international pressure and therefore must come to terms with as painful as it may be. We are being brainwashed by front page articles and sometimes back page articles in news media that majority of Jews in the USA and around the world is comfortable or must be satisfied with "gestures of normalization" from the Arab world in return for giving away portions of our Land ("confidence building measures"). The implication being that we must maintain the good graces of America and the Nations of the world and seek their approval. . Your readers will gain chizuk from Rav Amnon Yitzchok that speaks from the Torah and of having faith in the Almighty Hashem and from Helen Freedman and the Women in Green to protest unjust, anti Torah, militarily irresponsible and suicidal policies
Contact the Shofar Organization email@example.com, and get some transcripts of Rav Amnon Yitchok's latest speeches that reach hundreds of thousands of caring Jews and blasts the policies to remove Jews from the Land of Israel and the secular character of the State of Israel that is coercive in their secularism. He is entertaining, convincing and charismatic and speaks with clarity. He has a tremendous following among secular Israelis who are becoming Baalei Teshuva in spite of serious efforts on the left to stifle his voice. .
To the Leaders and Rabbanim of major religious Jewish Organizations in America please also take your cue from Rav Amnon Yitchok that is Mekarev hundreds of thousands of chilonim with words of Torah and Emunah and from Helen Freedman, a courageous women with a powerful voice who is not afraid to speak the truth, for Torah, for Eretz Yisroel and Am Yisroel about Jewish entitlement and about the Palestinians lies and untruths about "occupation" and against any agreement or compromise that involves a settlement freeze and/or the formation of a Palestinian State Chas Vechalila!
From: eli7 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: NEWSFLASH! AFSI letter to DM Ehud Barak re SHDEMA ASFI מכתב בנושא שדמה ממנכ"לית תנועת
To: eli7 <email@example.com>
From: Nadia Matar [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Subject: CORRECTED-AFSI letter to DM Barak re SHDEMA-AFSI
להלן מכתב חזק בנושא שדמה שהלן פרידמן, מנכ"לית תנועת AFSI ,כתבה אתמול לשר הבטחון עם העתק לראש הממשלה ולשרים,
לאחר שהשתתפה לאחרונה בפעילות בשדמה וראתה במו עיניה את המצב ההזוי בו ליהודים מונעים מלשהות בשדמה יותר מכמה שעות ולערבים נותנים לבנות בנייה בלתי חוקית מאסיבית על שטחי C בשליטה ישראלית למרות צווי ההריסה וצווי איסור שימוש המבנים.
below please find Helen Freedman's powerful letter to Defense Minister Ehud Barak.
Helen Freedman, AFSI's executive director, recently spent a morning with us in Shdema and saw with her own eyes the ludicrous situation in which Jews are prevented from showing a constant Jewish presence at the site while Arabs
continue to build illegally on Shdema's territory depite the destruction orders.
The committee for a Jewish Shdema and Women in Green
1751 2nd Avenue, New York, NY 10128
Tel: 212-828-2424; Fax: 212-828-1717
Contact: Helen Freedman, Executive Director
September 8, 2009
To: Minister of Defense,
Mr. Ehud Barak
Dear Mr. Barak
I'm writing to you in the name of the thousands of members of Americans For a Safe Israel (AFSI) in the United States who are concerned about the illegal Arab land grab taking place everywhere in Israel, and in particular in the abandoned army base of Shdema.
I was recently in Israel, viewed the situation in Shdema firsthand, and took part in one of the weekly cultural events put on by The Committee for a Jewish Shdema. I have followed the Committee's evolution from a small group of activists, to an established organization with ambitious plans for the area and strong support by the public, local authorities, and governmental figures and MPs.
I believe the Committee's goals of keeping Shdema in Jewish hands is an imperative for both practical and principled reasons. As a practical matter, Shdema overlooks the highway connecting Jerusalem with Eastern Gush Etzion and southwards. Controlling Shdema is therefore vital to the safety and security of Israel's Jewish citizens that reside and travel in those areas. As a matter of principle, for Israel to abandon sovereignty over its territory de facto and out of inaction will lead to chaos, violence, and a tsunami of Arab lawlessness, as we are already seeing everywhere in Israel, in the Galilee and the Negev as well as Gush Etzion.
The illegal Arab building in Shdema is a striking example of brazenness that was actually funded by the American (USAID) and European governments. AFSI has every intention of raising a furor over U.S. governmental funds going to fund illegal, politically motivated construction in the Israeli territory of Area C. The Internet sites of some of the international organizations active in Shdema are full of hatred for Israel and lies and incitement against her.
The Arabs have plenty of land under their own jurisdiction on which to build whatever they'd like. We at AFSI hope that as defense minister you will defend Israel's vital interests and ensure that Shdema remains Jewish.
Executive Director, AFSI