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    • Yaakov Sullivan
    • 27.07.10 | 18:40 (IDT)

    Expect more of this. This violent segment of the population does not need to be overwhelming. Their numbers, whatever they are, can kill and preach killing. This rabbi and his ilk, those who follow him and his ideology believe relgiously that most gentiles are in the category of rodfim, pursuers whose intent is to kill Jews. They perpetrate a world view where such a vision of the world is almost a necessity to bolster their belief system. We have seen them kill before and they will kill again. Their model is the biblical one, of joshua taking the land and driving out the nations who would be an evil influence on the nascent people of Israel. Alas, now we see this rabbi and his ilk as the idolators who have dehumanised those whose land they are stealing and justifying that theft by divine decree. As the Prophet Hosea remarked: "They that kiss calves slaughter men".

    from the article: Settlers block West Bank roads to protest construction freeze
    First published 05:04 27.07.10 | Last updated 05:04 27.07.10
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