Skip to comments.September 11 and November 2--the Balfour Connection to the Current Alert
Posted on 11/01/2001 2:31:25 PM PST by blutobob
We've all read a possible reason why September 11 was chosen for the New York and DC atrocities.... That was the day in 1922 that the League of Nations adopted the British Balfour Declaration, which declared that Israel should have a homeland in Palestine. See, e.g., this link.
If this is the reason, then given the current alert, tomorrow, November 2, may be an even more significant date to remember because it is the date in 1917 that the Balfour Declaration was originally declared.
See the links for historical references.
Foreign Office November 2nd, 1917
Dear Lord Rothschild:
I have much pleasure in conveying to you. on behalf of His Majesty's Government, the following declaration of sympathy with Jewish Zionist aspirations which has been submitted to, and approved by, the Cabinet:
His Majesty's Government view with favor the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people, and will use their best endeavors to facilitate the achievement of this object, it being clearly understood that nothing shall be done which may prejudice the civil and religious rights of existing non-Jewish communities in Palestine, or the rights and political status enjoyed by Jews in any other country.
I should be grateful if you would bring this declaration to the knowledge of the Zionist Federation.
Yours, Arthur James Balfour
Something tells me the Palestinians will ignore the fine print....
England and the US...two [2!] birds with one (Truck? Bus? Plane?) stone! 2? November 2? And November is 11=1+1=2 Yep! That has to be the target, don't you think?
According to Sefer Yetzirah, each month of the Jewish year has a letter of the Hebrew alphabet, a zodiac sign, one of the twelve tribes of Israel, a sense, and a controlling limb of the body that correspond to it.
Cheshvan (or Mar-Cheshvan): the eighth of the twelve months of the Jewish calendar.
In the Bible, Cheshvan is called chodesh bul, from the word mabul, "the flood." The flood began on the 17th of Cheshvan, and ended the following year on the 27th of Cheshvan. The following day, the 28th of Cheshvan, Noah brought his sacrifice to G-d and G-d swore never again to bring a flood upon the earth to destroy all mankind, and then revealed the sign of His covenant with the world, the rainbow.
Cheshvan is the only month which has no holidays or special mitzvot.We are taught that it is "reserved" for the time of Mashiach, who will inaugurate the third Temple in Cheshvan.
The flood began on the 17th of Cheshvan...
Say... that date begins tomorrow night, Shabbat.
I though of that too.
* 1841 Akbar Khan successfully revolts against Shah Shuja in Afghanistan
(Mohammad Akbar was a major player in the defeat of the British army in the first Anglo-Afghan War (1839-1842). He outsmarted and killed Sir William MacNaughten, a top British official who highly advocated the invasion and subjugation of Afghanistan by the British army. Mohammad Akbar was very ambitous and wanted to regain all the land that was lost by the Afghans, and rebuild another great empire, similar to Ahmad Shah Abdali's. However, his father, Amir Dost Mohammad, who wanted to work with the British, feared his son's rise to power. Many believed that Amir Dost Mohammad poisoned his own son at the age of 29. Mohammad Akbar Khan is highly revered by Afghans today, and is seen as a major historical hero. A residential area of Kabul is named after him.)
* 1956 Israel captures Gaza and Sheham
I think that you should check the timeline for his statements before you jump to that incorrect conclusion. Bin Laden is a bit of a historical revisionist when giving excuses for his atrocities - for ten years or more he has been railing against the US attack on Iraq and the presence of US forces in the land of the 'holy sites'. Then, after the fact of the Sept. 11 WTC attack, he adds a sentence or two about Palestine to his anti-US tirade, and you then believe that it was his motivation for laying the groundwork for that attack.
You have seemingly fallen for yet another lie - a big, juicy, Bin Laden revisionist lie - Bin Laden planted it and you have eagerly lapped it up...
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