Dear Israel, Always Trust In The Holy Hand Of The G-d Of Abraham, Isaac, & Jacob (Whose Name Was Changed For One Reason Only) - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
  • p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap
    • Lavi - Seattle
    • 28.10.12 | 16:33 (IST)

    This being that Jacob in his great plight to survive those arrayed against him and his family turned to the Most High G-d and with just limited human strength but with super-human faith wrestled with the much more powerful angel of the L-rd and actually overcame him not by the might of a biblical bicep but by tenaciously holding on to him and not releasing him till Jacob was granted the only thing he wanted and needed ... G-d's blessing and promise of survival. This he got and Jacob was transformed to Israel, one who fights with G-d and wins because what was sought was not human pride but G-d's protection. There does not need to be any lack of "intel" for any of Israel's future wars forced upon the Jewish State as we have been given ample advice and examples since biblical times on how to deal with those arrayed against the Jewish State & G-d's covenant with it.

    from the article: Was it lack of intel that led to Yom Kippur War failures?
    First published 15:49 28.10.12 | Last updated 15:49 28.10.12
Haaretz Headlines
Holocaust survivors walk through the main gate of Auschwitz, the former Nazi death camp
Israel won’t give monthly stipends to Holocaust survivors who arrived after 1953

Survivors of Nazi persecution who immigrated before 1953 are eligible for a monthly stipend from the state, ranging from 2,200 shekels to 9,000 shekels, as well as other benefits.

02:52 05.05.16 | 0 comments
The Israel Defense Forces looking for new tunnels at Nahal Oz, near the border with the Gaza Strip
Israel Air Force strikes Hamas targets in northern Gaza in response to shootings

'Quiet and regular daily routine are a mutual interest and we will strive to keep them,' IDF says.

04:42 05.05.16 | 4 comments
US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in the Klein Memorial A
Trump says Obama 'weakened Israel' and Jewish communities in Europe

Trump's adviser Jason Greenblatt promised to 'create a different tone in Europe and around the world.'

21:46 04.05.16 | 0 comments
Ephraim Apter was smuggled out of the Warsaw Ghetto as a baby.
A tale of Holocaust survival, courtesy of a Polish family

Ephraim Apter, who later fought in a number of Israel's wars and became a rich businessman, doesn't know if he could have done what the Bonczaks did.

00:01 04.05.16 | 0 comments