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    • Zsolt Hermann
    • 23.11.12 | 02:30 (IST)

    Indeed it is a very nice article. But the truth is whatever happens in Israel will be decided within Israel. The nation and also the Diaspora Jewry will gather the greatest sympathy and tangible support when they start behaving like a true, coherent nation, independent of external threat or pressure. As Rav Yehuda HaLevi Ashlag beautifully expressed in his "The Arvut" article: "...And once the whole nation unanimously agreed and said, “We shall do and we shall hear,” each member of Israel became responsible that nothing shall be missing from any other member of the nation. Only then did they become worthy of receiving the Torah, and not before..."

    from the article: Gaza requiem: Six remarks on image, perceptions, and four dead Palestinian children
    First published 12:13 22.11.12 | Last updated 12:13 22.11.12
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