Since Jul 26, 2001
I have a "ping" list. I use it infrequently, mostly for original work, and not always for work from my blog (which is NOT always about Israel or Jews. It's simply my semi-acerbic "viewpoint" on politics and media, and I am not only American, but Jewish...) If you want to be on or off my FreeRepublic ping list, please FRmail me. JewPoint has just been completely updated. If you haven't visited in a while, please do, leave comments, and please forward the link. Thank you!
"Why are you so vociferous about supporting Israel?"
RW Orthodox Jew, ex Dem current NRA member. What I don't send to Yesha for vests I give to Technion so that they can develop alternatives to arab oil - firm believer in population exchange and the Samson option... Please don't waste my time with questions of "why should we support Israel?" Israel's not perfect, but it's the US's most committed ally in the mid east.
Some Jews gave a ton of $ and gave up their relationships to loved ones and friends to help defeat Clinton/Gore/Lieberman, and as far as I am concerned, there was some help from upstairs re FL - (you think it was a coincidence that it was elderly Jewish voters who got confused by the butterfly ballots? (gr)).
Bamidbar [Numbers] 6:22-27 And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying: Speak to Aaron and to his sons, saying, Thus shall you bless the children of Israel, saying to them: The Lord bless you, and preserve you: The Lord make His face shine upon you, and be gracious to you: The Lord lift up his countenance to you and give you peace: And they shall put My name upon the children of Israel; and I will bless them:
Devarim [Deuteronomy] 1:6-8 ...began Moses to explain this law, saying: The Lord our God spoke to us in Horeb, saying, You have dwelled long enough at this mount: Turn, and take up your journey, and go to the mountain of the Emorites, and to all its neighboring places, in the plain, in the mountain, and in the lowlands, and in the southern country, and by the coast of the sea, to the land of the Canaanites, and the Lebanon, up to the great river, the river Euphrates: Behold, I have given up the land before you; go in and take possession of the land which the Lord has sworn to your fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give it to them and to their seed after them...