Machon Meir and the bringing of Mashiah - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 28.12.05 | 21:26 (IST)

    The Machon Meir bases its values on the late Rabbi Kook who said that Israel has to bring the Mashiah by making Israel holy step by step: Expelling all Gentiles from Israel, forcing the remaining Jews to become religious and expel those who are not willing to, and finally, when there are only religious Jews in Israel, then the Mashiah will come. That is what they believe and will do. Their zeal makes them quite ruthless towards anyone who does not share their ideas or stands in their way. I wonder if they will bring about the third destruction of Israel. It will become the most miserable place in the world. I remember a song by them: The third temple will be built and the mosque will be burnt and we will throw mortars on Hevron and Rabbi Kahane will rule

    from the article: The Right / Religious Zionism sets its sights on leading the country
    First published 00:00 28.12.05 | Last updated 00:00 28.12.05
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