Friday, October 7, 2011
An Israel update for this Erev Yom Kippur
Here is another post that has been in the pipeline for a while, since the Palestinian hoopla at the UN. Our PM gave a very strong speech pretty much outlining everything that is wrong with the notion of the fruitless peace process,etc see here. Alas, his words have fallen on many deaf ears or rather the people who really needed to hear them have since continued to behave in exactly the way he has described in his speech undeterred by truth, history or morality. Sigh. Here are a few excellent articles that describe the situation and shed light on what is really going on - Land Without Peace by Charles Krauthammer in Washington Post, UN's Theatre of the Absurd by Melanie Phillips and From Israel,Faith that Sustains by Arlene Kushner. There were quite a few more but I think these really encapsulate what I would have liked to say. Today, we bought some new canvas Sukkah walls, some of them have a beautiful picture of Jerusalem with words from Tehilim (Psalms) - just like mountains surround Jerusalem, so does Hashem encircle His people. May Hashem bless us with a sweet, beautiful and peaceful year and continue to guard us from all harm and may He spread his Sukkah (Tabernacle) of Peace over the Jewish Nation and over Jerusalem! Gmar Chatima Tova!