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    • Gilda
    • 27.07.12 | 04:14 (IDT)

    On every Jewish festival, Jewish voices say: “Umipnay chatoenu golinu mayartsaynu" - "Because of our sins we were expelled from our land". It is believed that at a predestined time, God will send the Jews the Messiah and they will be able to return to the Promised Land. Jews are to accept exile and not attempt to force their way back. They stayed away from Jerusalem for 2,000 years because their religion forbade them from returning, not because they could not return. Yet today, those who are violating the laws of man and lay claim to ‘Eretz Yisrael’ as God’s land promised to them, are the ones who are betraying the very God they pretend to worship.

    from the article: Seven years after Gaza pullout, settlers' faith in God has changed
    First published 10:24 27.07.12 | Last updated 10:24 27.07.12
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