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    • Avi Yerushalmi
    • 17.08.05 | 11:50 (IDT)

    After hearing Shosh Slutsky from Ganei Tal this morning, and after reading about the poor woman being dragged from her home in nazi-like manner in the name of a rigged pagan demorcracy, screaming "I don't want to! I don't want to!, one cannot escape the feeling that we are a permanently divided people, religious and secularist, Jew and Hellenist. from here onrelations between us will be ad hoc in the face of a common external enemy or comon national problems. Separately we will build our own communal spheres, a Hellenistic Israe, imbibibing from the cesspools of amoral hedonistic Western civilization, and a spiritual Judea inbibing from the wellsprings of Torah. We were accused by someone of 'living in the past'. For us the past is the future, the watchword being "Hadesh yameinu KIKEDEM". If we didn't live in the past for the last 2000 years, we would not have had the spiritual strength to come back here, and the Palestinians would be having a 'field day'.

    from the article: IDF: Demolition of settlement houses may start at end of next week
    First published 00:00 16.08.05 | Last updated 00:00 16.08.05
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