The seeds of Jewish destruction   

By Paula R. Stern, INN

“The seeds of Jewish destruction lie in passively enabling the enemy to humiliate us. Only when the enemy succeeds in turning the spirit of the Jew into dust and ashes in life, can he turn the Jew into dust and ashes in death.” — Menachem Begin

The seeds of Jewish destruction…I sit here reading these words of Menachem Begin and I know that he was right; worse, he still is, decades after he has left us.

Humiliate us? Actually, in this Begin was a bit off; the latest reincarnation of this horrible fate is that we rush to humiliate ourselves.

Rather than stand beside the Christian and Muslim with pride in our heritage, we rush to assimilation; to lose the essence of what we are. We try to emulate in the hope of fitting in and so we take the Christmas tree and call it, God help us, a Chanukah bush. The only bush in the Torah is the burning one and we didn’t hang flashing lights on it and put presents under it!

Rather than stand against our enemies, who use lies and mistruth to indict Israel for uncommitted crimes, our leaders have crumbled. We meet violence with withdrawal; lies with apologies.

On May 31, 2010, Turkey sent a flotilla of ships to challenge the legally declared naval blockade of Gaza. The organizers made a pretense of being on a humanitarian voyage.

A lie, as Israel offered to deliver whatever meager humanitarian aid they carried aboard the boats.

A lie, because many of the people onboard were armed and waiting. Israeli soldiers descended onto the ships and were immediately and violently attacked. Three were seriously wounded, beaten, knocked unconscious, stabbed, thrown down to a lower deck. Israeli soldiers finally moved in to save their comrades and the attacks continued and in the battle that ensued, 10 thugs, referred to in the media as “activists” were killed.

The International Criminal Court ruled that there was insufficient reason to investigate Israel’s role in the flotilla deaths but never got around to condemning the chief instigators and those who funded this atrocity. At first, Israel stood firm and tall and, indeed, Menachem Begin would have been proud. For years, Israel has correctly answered Turkey in the negative when any mention was made of an apology, compensation, or any admission that our forces did anything that any other nation would not do.

“During the Holocaust it was after the enemy had humiliated the Jews, trampled them underfoot, divided them, deceived them, afflicted them, drove brother against brother, only then could he lead them, almost without resistance, to the gates of Auschwitz. Therefore, at all times and whatever the cost, safeguard the dignity and honor of the Jewish people.” — Menachem Begin

Yesterday, our security forces were attacked on the Temple Mount by rock-throwing, fireworks-shooting mobs. Today, in response, the Israeli government has closed the Temple Mount. Finally, I thought as I saw the headlines. Wonderful, especially during the “holy” month of Ramadan, let the Palestinians learn that violence doesn’t pay! Good. We have finally closed the Temple Mount to the…to the…in disbelief I read that the Prime Minister of Israel has closed the Temple Mount to the Jews.

“Stand united in face of the enemy. We Jews love life, for life is holy. But there are things in life more precious than life itself. There are times when one must risk life for the sake of rescuing the lives of others. And when the few risk their own lives for the sake of the many, then they, too, stand the chance of saving themselves.”-– Menachem Begin

>There are things more precious than life and more horrible than death, Menachem Begin wrote in his book, The Revolt. That phrase has stayed with my all of my life since the time I first read them as a young teenager dreaming of living in this land. Yes, there are things more precious than life – because in protecting them, ultimately, we are indeed protecting life itself. This concept is reaffirmed in the Torah. There are three things that Jews are commanded to avoid, even at the cost of death. What the Israeli government did yesterday…and today, puts Jewish lives further at risk.

Surrender. Humiliation. Hamas continues to hold the bodies of two of our sons and yet Netanyahu continues to return the bodies of dozens of terrorists. Our forces are attacked on the Temple Mount, and Netanyahu responds by preventing JEWS from entering the Temple Mount. In our long annals as a nation, we rise, we fall, we return, we are exiled, we are enslaved, we rebel, we liberate ourselves, we are oppressed once more, we rebuild, and again we suffer destruction, climaxing in our own lifetime in the calamity of calamities, the Holocaust, followed by the rebirth of the Jewish State.

>“So, yes, we have come full circle, and with God’s help, with the rebirth of sovereign Israel we have finally broken the historic cycle: no more destruction and no more defeats, and no more oppression – only Jewish liberty, with dignity and honor.”— Menachem Begin

Break the cycle, Bibi. No more destruction. No more defeats. No more oppression. Dignity and honor, Bibi. For God’s sake, stand up. We have returned. The ghettos are gone. Stand up, Bibi. Stand up!

Remember: the seeds of Jewish destruction lie in passively enabling the enemy to humiliate us.

June 30, 2016 | 5 Comments »

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  1. Zoabi doubles down on claim IDF troops are ‘murderers’

    Controversial MK says she represents ‘world consensus,’ would be applauded on ‘any stage’ – as opposed to Netanyahu

    Israeli Jews have the natural right to ban and banish wannabe hitlers from their midst in the Jewish homeland…. any politician or court who does not support this principle is illegitimate.

    Have Jews tied themselves in a knot… is it possible that Jews cannot deport and strip zoabi from citizenship… is it true that jews have made laws and appointed judges who will allow hitler freedom and free speech in the jewish homeland and sanctuary? Is this the result of that famous high IQ, the result of being smart and clever? Will we hear the left and the court say it is undemocratic?

  2. Netanyahu: Attack shows lack of humanity

    Prime Minister and Defense Minister at security briefing: Village under lock-down, work permits revoked, terrorist’s house to be demolished.

    Like all BB’s kid glove measures they will be withdrawn in a few days, or weeks when it all blows over. The village should be permanently destroyed, rendered uninhabitable and the residents left alive be deported.

    “We stand against them. The entire nation sympathizes deeply with the pain of the family and tells the murderers, ‘You can not break us. We will continue to act strongly and resolutely against terrorism in every place and at every time’.”

    Sympathy is all he has, he is not a leader who will slaughter the enemy as should be done, he is not a leader who will drive out the enemy as should be done…. he is more like the shtetlists who told the pre shoah diaspora to suffer through it all, as if it is the jews lot to suffer quietly on the way to the ovens.

    “The entire world must condemn this murder, just as it condemned the bombings in Orlando and Brussels. I expect the Palestinian leadership to unequivocally condemn this brutal murder, and to take immediate action to end incitement. It is the responsibility of enlightened nations to join us in this demand.

    Do the jews ever stop begging the world for sympathy ….. or stop begging the jew killers and jew funders to stop being naughty….. is that why the Jews have atomic weapons, bio wmd in their labs…. is it so that they can keep begging for sympathy from their own killers who daily fund the muslim terrorist who stabbed the girl? What kind of sick pathetic leadership is this who just advises the jews to move on to the next sitting duck slaughter. The terror in Israel must be brought to the muslims becuase that collective is the source of the terror against the Jews. What is the difference between the reaction of france to anti semitism and terror and that of Israel? Its just another crime, another set of numbers… another humiliation which the world is used to seeing and expects… the world expects the jews to suffer and be humiliated in silence just as they did in the shoah.

  3. Murdered in her bed: Teenage girl killed in terror attack

    Terrorist breaks into Kiryat Arba home, stabs teenage girl dozens of times, killing her. Member of local security team also wounded.

    It is humiliating that Israel has a leadership which does nothing about continued muslim terror, incitement and anti semitism. Instead of holding the collective responsible for their collective crimes of teaching their toddlers that Jews are sons of apes and pigs and raising them to perenical jew killing….. instead of that the leaders are repeatedly cooing about easing pal suffering, improving their economy, giving them hope… like Rivlin or BB or wasting time incarcerating Jews like the fascist yaalon.

    The BB policy of soft gloves for jew killers is a failure but he pursues it due to his under the table agreements with the gulf arabs and sisi. His approach is that jewish lives are cheap, his policy is not to lead or destroy the enemy but to react and treat each jew killing as a crime rather than the collective terror of a sworn enemy. Israel needs leadership who will kill their enemies, drive them out from the nation,…. you cannot have peace with a collective of rabid dog lunatics who teach their children that jews are sons of apes and pigs. If it were my child I would want every man woman and child in the village bombed dead, the village demolished, and a jewish settlement built on their ashes. Instead the Jews want to be Mr. nice guy and whine and moan about the “lack of humanity” over and over again…. what do they think will change with such an approach? NOTHING! Merciless collective justice is the logical deterrent which would without doubt work….. when your childrens lives are less important than how you appear to the world then these humiliations and murders never end. Israel must show the world that the life of a single jew is worth millions of the lives of their enemies children…… I know that mine is.

  4. All will reverse shortly.
    We are standing al hof haYam Suf right now.
    The scary Moslems monsters are chasing us, or so they think.

    Stand back and watch the deliverance of the Lord.