Skip to comments.A Letter from Israel
Posted on 11/20/2012 11:38:20 AM PST by CharlesMartelsGhost
First, thanks to everyone who has expressed their concern for our safety. We live between Ashkelon and Kiryat Malachi in a small kind of village for want of a better word (yishuv in Hebrew). This means that we get the sirens when rockets are sent in the direction of Kiryat Malachi and also hear Ashkelon and Ashdod sirens and booms from a distance.
Yesterday, there were seven sirens here and this morning two so far. In the cities, there are tens of sirens (and attacks or successful interceptions) per day and through the night. Families without fortified rooms have to run to a safe area. In Sderot, they have 15 seconds to do that, here we have 40 seconds.
Try and imagine: 2am waking up, grabbing your children and running out of your front door down a few flights of stairs or stopping your car and trying to release all the childrens safety belts (same children may be hysterical from the siren because they know to expect the explosion any second) and run to shelter. In 15 seconds. Or 40 seconds. How long should a country ask its civilians to put up with that? How long would you put up with that for?
Living under the threat of rocket fire is not a bowl of cherries by any means, it certainly runs havoc with any kind of routine or normal lifestyle, like, when can I dare go into the shower? where are our children at any given moment (especially people with young children)? dare I venture going in to my doctors appointment in Ashkelon or Ashdod? if theres a siren on my way to the supermarket, will I stop the car and lie on the ground with my hands over my head these are the instructions if you are nowhere near a building to take refuge in. These are times of stress, tension and confusion but our situation is nowhere near as traumatic as that of our friends in Kibbutz Saad or Kibbutz Alumim on the border with Gaza or the cities : Sderot, Netivot (where Haim works), Ashkelon, Ashdod, Beer Sheva, Kiryat Malachi (where 3 people were killed by a direct hit on their way to a safe area yesterday: Aharon Smajda, 49, who was helping his neighbours down the stairs with their young children, Itzik Amsalem, 24, and Mirah Sharf, 27, who had returned to Israel from New Delhi where she and her husband were Chabad (Lubavitch) emissaries, in order to give birth in Israel. Her husband and other children are wounded). This news is heartbreaking for Israelis and a reason for celebration for our enemies. They rejoice in death and violence, we rejoice in life and saving life.
Who needs Jews as best friends? Were the best enemy you could hope for! A new line they can use instead of Some of my best friends are Jews, how about Some of my best enemies are Jews or With enemies like Jews, who needs friends? The terrorists can go to mosque and funerals of terrorist chiefs knowing they wont be harmed even though we know exactly who they are and where they are. Did you know that the IDF made thousands of phone calls to Gaza households and dispatched thousands of fliers in Gaza warning people to stay away from where the terrorists are because we are targeting them?
Do people in the west realize that the Jewish enemy cares more about the welfare of the population of Gaza than the cynical, cruel terrorist entity who is supposedly meant to be taking care of them? Do people understand that if and when civilians are hurt in Gaza it is because all our attempts to protect them have been thwarted mainly by the insistence of their protectors to act from densely populated areas and specifically mosques, kindergartens, schools, you get the picture? Do they understand that misrepresenting Israel in the world means strengthening the oppression of women in Gazan society and the abuse of children, being brought up with hatred 24/7 on TV, in schools, trained to be shahidim (martyrs ie mass murderers of the Israeli or western enemy) as an ideal?
I see a demonstration of Jewish Homosexuals and Lesbians for Gaza and rub my eyes. Where is the only place in the Middle East where Jews / homosexuals / lesbians can live freely or live at all (let alone if youre both!) ? Gaza perhaps?
Even after 12 years of living under fire, my friend, Esther, in Kibbutz Alumim on the border, says Cant we brainwash them with All we are saying is give peace a chance? But the problem is that their aim is not for peace and quiet and a good education and future for their population but to keep their population ignorant , needy and resolute to anihilate us and cause us pain. havoc and despair. We are not talking about neighbours like Canada here, or New Zealand. We are talking about a fundamentalist Muslim terrorist entity.
Our aim is to stop the attacks on our civilians. In the west, people seem to preoccupy themselves with the numbers killed on each side. So I am stating the obvious,. and please do the same, state the obvious, when speaking with people who dont understand: Israel is a sovereign state under attack by terrorists. The enlightened western world should be unshiftingly on Israels side and in awe at the wondrous brilliant way Israel is surgically attacking the root of evil there. Please make it clear to people that If not for the amazing Iron Dome missile interceptor and the safe rooms and safety zones, there would be hundreds of Israelis killed and thousands maimed from the hundreds of rockets over the past few days. That Hamas is committing crimes against humanity and war crimes. Israels retaliation is surgical, brilliantly avoiding civilian injuries, taking out the terrorist chief of staff and sending him to his 72 virgins. In 3 days of Israeli attacks, 19 Palestinians have been killed. All terrorists or people standing way too close to them.
Anyone who thinks the IDF is trying to kill civilians needs to wake up and smell the humus. The IDF must be an incredibly rotten army if in 3 days of air attacks, it only manages to kill 19 people! If our aim were to kill Palestinians, surely it would be more likely for there to be 19 left, rather than 19 killed.
Israels only crime against humanity if any was the restraint she has shown time and time again so as not to escalate violence in the region, her only crime was against her own civilians. Which country in the world would (or should) tolerate 12000 rockets on their civilians and 12 years of trauma and fear for children in Sderot, in the kibbutzim and moshavim in the south and more recently, over a million Israelis hostages to the whims of the terrorist entity controlling Gaza? Percentage wise, that is like London being bombed for 12 years. or this area of NY.
Please pray for Israel, support Israel and stand up for Israel. We are not the Goliath in this story, we are David up against Islamic fundamentalist terror supported by Iran.
Love to all, Leonie
The Gates of Jerusalem are today's Gates of Vienna- Daniel Greenfield aka Sultan Knish
"Hear us O' Israel, the Lord is our G-d, the Lord is One."
Israel Forever. Hamas Never.
“Sing for joy and be glad, O daughter of Zion; for behold I am coming and I will dwell in your midst,” declares the LORD.
“And many nations will join themselves to the LORD in that day and will become My people. Then I will dwell in your midst, and you will know that the LORD of hosts has sent Me to you.”
“And the Lord will possess Judah as His portion in the holy land, and will again choose Jerusalem.”
“Be silent, all flesh, before the LORD; for He is aroused from His holy habitation.”
Praying for Jerusalem and Israel and looking forward to the fulfillment of these words from the LORD of hosts.
the Apple of Gods Eye.
pray for the peace of Jerusalem
Those “innocent civilians” that she mentions aren’t as innocent as they seem since they, too, support jihad against Israel. I really hate to say this but in order to quell the death and destruction, that the Palies (and the other Muzzies) worship from generation to generation, you have to kill all of them or forcibly convert them to another religion.
Those who live by the sword will die by the sword.
Forever means Forever in the Bible. The Holy Land belongs to Israel -forever- and Israel is God’s people -forever-. What part of -Forever- do the PLO’s do not understand?
So far as we know, not one of God’s promises to Israel has failed, as God is not a man that He should lie. The Lord YHWH is unchanging, as not even the twinkling of an eye the scripture says.
Note below the ancient territory of “Thebes”, although in Egypt, this religion of idol worship was exported to Gaza and this territory is under a curse:
Jeremiah 46:25 -
The Lord Almighty, the God of Israel, says: I am about to bring punishment on Amon god of Thebes, on Pharaoh, on Egypt and her gods and her kings, and on those who rely on Pharaoh.
Jeremiah 46:27-28 -
“But fear not thou, O my servant Jacob, and be not dismayed, O Israel: for, behold, I will save thee from afar off, and thy seed from the land of their captivity; and Jacob shall return, and be in rest and at ease, and none shall make him afraid.
Fear thou not, O Jacob my servant, saith the LORD: for I am with thee; for I will make a full end of all the nations whither I have driven thee: but I will not make a full end of thee, but correct thee in measure; yet will I not leave thee wholly unpunished.
You will note in the preceding verse God’s corrective discipline is applied exclusively to Israel. God disciplines those He loves. Israel’s enemies are brought into judgement, not discipline.
45Not one of all the LORD’s good promises to the house of Israel failed; every one was fulfilled.
1 Kings 8:56-61
56Praise be to the LORD, who has given rest to his people Israel just as he promised. Not one word has failed of all the good promises he gave through his servant Moses. 57May the LORD our God be with us as he was with our fathers; may he never leave us nor forsake us. 58May he turn our hearts to him, to walk in all his ways and to keep the commands, decrees and regulations he gave our fathers. 59And may these words of mine, which I have prayed before the LORD, be near to the LORD our God day and night, that he may uphold the cause of his servant and the cause of his people Israel according to each day’s need, 60so that all the peoples of the earth may know that the LORD is God and that there is no other. 61But your hearts must be fully committed to the LORD our God, to live by his decrees and obey his commands, as at this time.”
8I will listen to what God the LORD will say; he promises peace to his people, his saints-but let them not return to folly.
140Your promises have been thoroughly tested, and your servant loves them.
147I rise before dawn and cry for help; I have put my hope in your word. 148My eyes stay open through the watches of the night that I may meditate on your promises. 149Hear my voice in accordance with your love; preserve my life, O LORD, according to your laws. 50My comfort in my suffering is this: Your promise preserves my life.
13Your kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and your dominion endures through all generations. The LORD is faithful to all his promises and loving toward all he has made. 14The LORD upholds all those who fall and lifts up all who are bowed down.
Baruch Hashem Adonai.
Bulldoze Gaza. It optional is the vermin living there flee to the Sinai.
Darn tablet ... It is optional if the vermin living there flee to the Sinai .
One vote for an edit button.
Thank You for You’re letter.
I can’t imagine the horror that strikes with a siren.
The Restraint of You’re Leaders,undeniable.
The looming nightmare of a madman with mushroom clouds in His eyes.
You’re request to Stand for Israel ,
count on it.
Lifting up Israel in prayer Daily!
Said the deluded Israeli Libtard: “ Did you know that the IDF made thousands of phone calls to Gaza households and dispatched thousands of fliers in Gaza warning people to stay away from where the terrorists are because we are targeting them?”
Do not warn Muslims, just kill all of them. Read the Koran, know the Koran, and thus know the mind of the Koranimal.
Muslims - to know them is to loath them.
31:35 Thus saith the LORD, which giveth the sun for a light by day, and the ordinances of the moon and of the stars for a light by night, which divideth the sea when the waves thereof roar; The LORD of hosts is his name:
31:36 If those ordinances depart from before me, saith the LORD, then the seed of Israel also shall cease from being a nation before me for ever.
31:37 Thus saith the LORD; If heaven above can be measured, and the foundations of the earth searched out beneath, I will also cast off all the seed of Israel for all that they have done, saith the LORD.
31:38 Behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that the city shall be built to the LORD from the tower of Hananeel unto the gate of the corner.
31:39 And the measuring line shall yet go forth over against it upon the hill Gareb, and shall compass about to Goath.
My prayer for Israel:
May Hashem bless you and guard you
May Hashem shine the light of His face on you and be Gracious to you
May G-d turn His face to you and establish peace for you.
Many of us in the US have a G-d given love your your people and your country. And we do pray for you. Please continue to pray for us, as well.
Letter to Israel: Stop fooling around with the Terrorist and stop worrying about civilian casualties. Do you remember the gas chambers, do you think they’d put you in there again? Well the answer is YES.
It would take one week to move everyone out of Gaza into Egypt. Do it. Or.......you will find the Iranians delivering modern Davy Crocket Warheads into your midst.
Time is not on your side. Crush Gaza, Crush Hezzbolah and Crush Iran. Mobilize the entire Country....this bullshiite of going to war while other parts of the country act as if there is no war is a losing strategy.
Don’t expect any help....and you know what......you don’t need help, you have more nuclear weapons among your 4 million people than all the 1 billion moslums combined. USE THEM BEFORE DAVY CROCKETT SHOWS UP.