Parsha Lech Lecha 5767: Aliyah — Ascending to the Real World…

Parsha Lech Lecha 5767: Aliyah — Ascending to the Real World…

By Moshe Burt

“Hashem said to Avram, Go for yourself from your land … to the land that I will show you. I will make you into a great nation…” (Breish’t, Perek 12, posukim 1 & 2) Lech Lecha, the “Aliyah Parsha.”

Rashi writes on the posukim, “For your benefit and good. It is there that I will make you a great nation …” (Rashi on Breish’t, Perek 12, posuk 1) [...]  Click here to read more.

Great Mystery of Life: Why Two of Three Main Expulsion Protagonists Now Change Tunes About Refugees…

Official: Jews Expelled from Gaza ‘Victims’, by Aaron Klein (World News Daily)

Excerpts;

Withdrawal Authority Says Israel Owes them ‘Almost Anything.’

The thousands of Jews evacuated last summer from the Gaza Strip are “victims” of a government policy and are owed “almost anything” by the state of Israel, said the chief of the withdrawal authority in charge of evacuees’ compensation.

…Leaders from Gush Katif have been turning to mainstream American Jewish organizations for immediate assistance, outlining to them a “humanitarian crisis.” But so far the organizations largely have refused to help. [...]  Click here to read more.

And Why Do Federations in US Throw Refugees a Meatless Bone? Amounts to $1 Week, Per Person…

U.S. Jewish Groups Refuse Aid to Evacuees, Aaron Klein (World News Daily)

Full Text;

Mainstream American Jewish organizations largely have refused to aid the thousands of Jews evacuated last summer from the Gaza Strip, the majority of whom are unemployed and have yet to find permanent housing…

Leaders from Gush Katif, the former Jewish communities of Gaza, said a series of direct petitions to significant U.S. Jewish organizations in recent months have been fruitless. They outlined a “humanitarian crisis” among the expellees. [...]  Click here to read more.

UNIFIL Constricts IDF Ability to Maneuver and Take Decisive Action vs Hostiles: Egypt, Hamas, Syria, Hezbollah…

For context, click PM: Hezbollah No Longer Threat to North,
Bolton: Syria, Iran arming Hezbollah

Our World: Israel’s Encirclement, by Caroline Glick (Jerusalem Post)

Excerpts;

Unfortunately, at this critical moment in Israel’s history, we are led by Ehud Olmert, Amir Peretz and Tzipi Livni. Although Olmert claims that he is taking every step to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons, through his government’s actions in recent months, he has steadily undercut the IDF’s ability to take decisive action against Iran. [...]  Click here to read more.

Tuesday War News…

Olmert: “Troops Will Not Remain Inside Gaza”; The Heavyweight Who Promised NOT to KO Opponent…

Sleep Tight, Hamas, by Michael Freund (Israel National News)

Full Text;

Have you ever heard of a fighter reassuring his opponent before he gets into the ring that he won’t even try to knock him out?

Neither have I – at least until today, that is.

Speaking to the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is reported to have said this afternoon that the Government is planning a large-scale military operation in Gaza in order to stem the tide of rocket attacks against Israeli towns and cities. [...]  Click here to read more.

Educational Deterioration: Ignorance of Jewish History = National Degeneration…

Israel’s Downfall?, by Sever Plocker (Ynet)

Professor Ciechanover: “Speaking to those possessing academic degrees, I find garbled language, the lack of cultural depth, and ignorance when it comes to general history and the history of the Jewish people.”

Professor Aumann: “The problem is not with our neighbors, the problem is with us, with our impatience and the selfishness that developed within us. Our national agenda has been disrupted; the collective interest has been pushed to the margins in the face of personal interests.” [...]  Click here to read more.

Chevron Leaders Expose Solana’s Agenda for What it is: Antisemitism…

It’s Because They’re Jews – Stupid!

Commentary;

All of this Hullabalu about Solana is nothing but machination and shtus.

This article tells the cold, hard truth;

Excerpts;

The Jews of Hebron hit it right on the head Wednesday evening, when they sent a letter to the foreign policy chief of the European Union, who had arrived in Israel earlier in the day to level a fusillade of complaints at Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni.

Javier Solana had demanded to know why the Israeli government had not yet uprooted “illegal” Jewish-built structures from Samaria and Judea. Israel must raze them immediately! [...]  Click here to read more.