Prayers for the peace of Jerusalem. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Adam Neira
    • 09.05.13 | 21:06 (IDT)

    Prayers for the peace of Jerusalem. Some battlegrounds and warzones act like magnets to disaffected people who flock there like mosquitoes to a blue light. The enmity, hatred and power plays of a place draw in all light. A downwardly spiralling vortex develops. Now in the year 2013/5773 we are presented with a situation in the Old City where conflict seems to be assured due to the machinations of various "leaders". I believe that G-d wants Jerusalem to be a city of peace and healing for all people. A place of uplifting spiritual thermals of potential. But you cannot heal in a place of conflict. The schechina will not dwell where there is strife. If worship cannot be done in a spirit of joy what then is it ?

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