Gideon, The generals turn their swords into plowshares - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Dutch
    • 07.05.06 | 16:23 (IDT)

    Amir Pertz should kick those war like generals out of his office or at leat least demand they turn their swords into plowshares and spears into prunning hooks as Isaiah 2:4 suggested below. Violence can never be a way to achieve justice or bring peace to Israel. It will only extend the cycle of violence and ensure more victims on both sides. Although the Qussams missiles are a nuisance rarely caused serious injury or death. Thus they don't require a massive military offense but a civil approach Hence I couldn't agree there was no need for the 8 Palestinian deaths that occurred this weekend or the 18 deaths that occurred in the prior weeks. The army's previous bombing action of Gaza has already has resulted in the recent suicide bombing at a Tel Aviv bus station and resulted in a great loss of life for Israelis. So Peretz if you don't kick those generals out of your office at least demand that they beat their swords into plowshares and spears into pruning hooks as Isaiah 2:4, advise. At least that's way to peace. "...And they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks; nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more." Thank you, Dutch

    from the article: Starting off on the wrong foot
    First published 00:00 07.05.06 | Last updated 00:00 07.05.06
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