WE WERE SLAVES IN EGYPT … WE ROAMED THE DESERT FOR FORTY YEARS … NOW LET’S EAT!

Tomorrow night at sundown Jews throughout the world will celebrate the Festival of Succot.

A non Jewish visitor to Jerusalem this week might get the impression that the entire city stands in solidarity with the homeless people illegally evicted from their homes by settlers. Nothing could be further from the truth.
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Tents have appeared (actually booths) in preparation of the Festival.
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Family homes were STOLEN, many families have been living in makeshift tents for over two years…. and neither the Municipality of Jerusalem nor the Palestinian Authority gives a damn. As winter approaches, a new meaning is given to the term ‘settlement freeze’ as these homeless literally freeze in their abodes.
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This year’s festivities were threatened after Egypt announced it will not be exporting palm fronds to Israel, one of the Four Species mentioned in the Torah. BUT, in the true hypocrisy of the Jewish state, the government will be allowing the export of the fronds from the Gaza Strip, proving that the siege on Gaza is political rather than security related. Report on that HERE
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Israel OKs import of lulavim from Gaza

After Egypt bans export of palm fronds ahead of Sukkot, government quickly approves import from Strip. Left-wing groups, foreign officials say potential deal proves Gaza blockade is political rather than security-related

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Succot without the palm frond is like Christmas without the tree … perish the thought. But, thankfully the hypocrisy of zionism itself saved the day.

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Some rambling thoughts that I wrote about Succot a few years ago can be read in the following post … THE ROOTS OF PREJUDICE AND HOW TO COMBAT IT

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Now, LET’S EAT!

Happy Holiday!!

3 Comments

  1. punnik said,

    October 11, 2011 at 15:31

    Is this low farce or high comedy — apparently Israel is capable of both.

  2. October 11, 2011 at 21:45

    […] WE WERE SLAVES IN EGYPT … WE ROAMED THE DESERT FOR FORTY YEARS … NOW LET’S EAT! […]

  3. October 11, 2011 at 22:30

    […] WE WERE SLAVES IN EGYPT … WE ROAMED THE DESERT FOR FORTY YEARS … NOW LET’S EAT! […]


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