It’s one thing to criticize Israel. It’s another thing entirely to be against the very existence of the Jewish state. In this clarifying video, Dennis Prager defines the difference and explains why anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism are one and the same.
The Torah teaches that we should forever remember what Amalek did to the children of Israel in the desert. Furthermore, the Torah commands us to wipe this evil off the face of the earth.
Remember what Amalek did to you on the way as you came out of Egypt, how he attacked you on the way when you were faint and weary, and cut off your tail, those who were lagging behind you, and he did not fear God. Therefore when the Lord your God has given you rest from all your enemies around you, in the land that the Lord your God is giving you for an inheritance to possess, you shall blot out the memory of Amalek from under heaven; you shall not forget.
What was Amalek’s great evil?
Israel is one of the most free and most prosperous countries in the world. Not only is Israel a booming economy and a wellspring of innovation, it is the only democracy in the Middle East. So why is it so controversial to support the Jewish state? Stephen Harper, the 22nd Prime Minister of Canada, lays out several fundamental truths about America’s most critical ally.
My arm still aches from surgery last week so I can’t type for very long. But I did want to note Likud/Bibi’s apparent win in the Israeli elections, which will make him the longest serving PM in the Jewish State’s history.
In a funny way, I almost wish that the Blue & White/Gantz party had emerged victorious, because their policies, vis a vis the Arabs who (thanks to the propaganda branch of the KGB) call themselves Palestinians, would be no different than Likud.
That’s because (sane) Israelis understand that the enemy are, um, genocidal fanatics.
“Take it from this Benjamin, it’s not about the Benjamins… It’s about values…”