Israel was established as a Jewish state in response to a long history of world wide anti-semitism. There is near universal agreement among Jews that Israel is the only insurance policy against the wholesale and indiscriminate slaughter Jews around the globe. International law notwithstanding, Israel will not nor should not stand by in silence when Jewish communities are targeted.
4.2-scale earthquake felt in Dead Sea, Jerusalem area (Haaretz)
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