Maybe we had an excuse, we could have argued we didn't know what was happening, that the Government of Israel would be retarded enough to actually carry out the expulsion of 10,000 Jews on Tisha Baav. So maybe G-d let it go and said, I will see then if you continue to allow other such desecration of My Name. You will only be held accountable for this if you fail in the future to stop similar such act of destruction of fellow Jews' homes.
Hopefully Hashem will forgive and forget when He sees that we are aware of Amona's slated destruction and that we regret having been silent in the past, and act now to stop it from happening.
I don't use the word retarded lightly. It was an act of insanity that later brought upon southern Israel multiple rocket attacks and terrible destruction and severe trauma upon peace loving, productive, happy communities of Jews who were expelled and upon Jews of Sderot and southern Israel who couldn't take a shower in peace for years following the Gush Katif expulsion always on the run to the shelter following a siren. 15 seconds was all that they had. The Gush Katif community, predominantly farmers, gave their lives and everything they had, their entire selves, to build beautiful communities only to have the work of their lives bulldozed.
Have you no compassion? Because they didn't get the proper permit it is coming to them? They should have known better?
So let us address the justification of this brazen act of destruction on someones home.
Why wasn't aren't the permits issued? That is the million dollar question. It can be issued now retroactively. Why are these permits being withheld?
Because apparently there are those who can't come to terms with the fact that this is our Biblical Homeland and rightful inheritance of the Jewish people!
There is probably tremendous pressures on the Israeli gov't by the Obama Administration who calls building in Jerusalem "corrosive and provocative", for this destruction to happen in Amona. http://shemittahrediscovered.blogspot.com/2016/08/obama-says-building-in-jerusalem.html
Don't be naive. The intention is to deny the basic right for Jews to settle in our Biblical ancestral homeland.
I read through your pieces Robin and Judy - excellent work as always
watching a video of the assault on Amona and remembering the protest press conference I organized at City Hall a day or so later with everyone that the press refused to even acknowledge is so upsetting.
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Subject: Amona... The community they want removed from existence Youtube by Ezra Ridgley and The Jewish Heritage Project
Amona Revisited, Is Lieberman doing enough by merely actively looking for a solution to prevent the evacuation of Amona? http://shemittahrediscovered.blogspot.com/2016/06/amona-revisited-is-lieberman-doing.html--
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