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    • avrum pesach
    • 07.09.09 | 13:38 (IDT)

    One of the prime lessons of Jewish History is that authentic spirit nourishes and sustains. On the contrary, temporal power is temporary and corrupting. Unfortunately, the current Jewish leadership , both secular and religious seems to have drawn the wrong conclusion as they imitate the powers and abuses of the empires that paraded thru Jerusalem and now are part of the dustbin of history. Occupation, usurpation of lands, and subjugation of others are destructive habits of our previous rulers which we are now foolishly imitating. Who doesn't learn from history is condemned to repeat it. Bibi, change your ways while you still have a chance and disassemble settlements and stop being duplicitous.

    from the article: Palestinians: Israel vow to halt settlements is void
    First published 13:04 07.09.09 | Last updated 22:16 07.09.09
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