by Aaron Klein
Likening Iran to the biblical Haman, the main antagonist in the book of Esther who plotted to destroy the Jews of Persia, a coalition of more than 350 prominent rabbis in Israel and abroad has sent a letter to Congress urging lawmakers to oppose the “dangerous” nuclear agreement.
“Your vote on the agreement - by every legislator - will either facilitate a nuclear war or spare humanity of a nuclear war,” reads the letter.
The rabbinic leaders explain they prefer to steer away from politics; however, “we feel that the current agreement with Iran jeopardizes not only American interests but threatens the very existence of the State of Israel.”
“Over two thousand years ago, in ancient Persia - present day Iran - Jews faced a similar situation. An “ayatollah” by the name of Haman set a scheme in motion that would have annihilated the entire Jewish nation in a single day. Mordechai, the Jewish leader, turned to his niece Queen Esther, the wife of the Persian king and the highest ranking Jewish official at that time, and appealed to her to intervene on behalf of the Jewish people and ask the king to nullify the decree,” they write.
Esther hesitated, however, and claimed that her actions would not only fail to help, but would make matters worse. Mordechai retorted that this was her defining moment: “If you persist in keeping silent at a time like this, relief and deliverance will come to the Jews from somewhere else, but you will have forfeited this privilege. Who knows whether it was just for such a time as this that you attained your royal position,” the letter says.
The letter stands in contrast to another sent to Congress this week by 340 liberal U.S. rabbis, mostly from the reform and non-Orthodox streams of Judaism, who expressed support for the Iran nuclear deal and urged lawmakers to endorse it.
Food for Thought by Steven Shamrak
The arson attack at Duma has been
attributed to "Jewish terrorists", but there is still no conclusive
proof of Jewish or Israeli involvement; meanwhile the Israeli government is
arresting Zionists in
An unusual agreement between the UN's
IAEA will allow
In a televised speech on the anniversary
of the end of the Second Lebanon War in 2006, Nasrallah
Republican presidential candidate
1) The Turkish military has started
building a concrete wall along the border with
A Russian diplomatic source corroborated
an Iranian report that claimed
In its first arms sale to an Arab
Lawyers from the
Senior members of Hamas have escalated their threats against UNRWA (the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East), following UNRWA's announcement that it will have to reduce its services (to already the fourth generation of professional refugees) due to a lack of funding. The organization is currently running on a deficit of $101 million. Mushir al-Masri called the decision "an open war against our people and our refugees, and a preparatory step towards removing the right of return to the homes… He further called for Islamic national forces and to Palestinians to come out in "revolution and rage against the decisions which hurt refugees."
Iranian-backed network fired, on Thursday Aug. 20, a salvo of four rockets from the Golan into upper Galilee and the Golan. This was an unusually long-range attack from within Syria, Iranian Al Qods and Hizballah officers were building a new terrorist network for mounting large-scale terrorist attacks on Israel from the Syrian border opposite the Golan. There are three radical terrorist movements’ staff in the new network.
Synagogue Arson - No International 'Outrage'
Arsonists set fire to a small roadside
synagogue in north-central
Quote of the Week:
“The (Israeli) High Court has not only shortened the period of staying in Holot (detention of illegal migrants) to one year that will not create an incentive to leave the country, it is currently also postponing the implementation of the arrangement for infiltrators to leave Israel to countries that are not their countries of origin." - Gilad Erdan, Internal Security Minister - It is well-known fact that Israeli justice system is infested by anti-Zionist self-haters, Labor party stooges!
They Say Islam is Religion of ‘Peace’!
Surah 5:33-34 - Indeed, the penalty for those who wage war against Allah and His Messenger strive upon earth (to cause) corruption is none but that they be killed or crucified or that their hands and feet be cut off from opposite sides or that they be exiled from the land. That is for them a disgrace in this world: and for them in the Hereafter is a great punishment, (34) Except for those who return (repenting) before you apprehend them, And Know that Allah is Forgiving and Merciful.
Surah 4:89 - “…But if they turn away, then seize them and kill them wherever you find them and take not from among them any ally or helper.”
Surah 8:60 - “… Strike terror into the hearts of the enemies of God and your enemies…”
Surah 9:5 - “…When the sacred months (Ramadan?) are over slay the idolaters wherever you find them. Arrest them; besiege them; and lie in ambush everywhere for them…”
Surah 9:123 - “O you who have believed, fight those adjacent to you of the disbelievers and let them find in you harshness. And know that Allah is with the righteous.”
Surah 47:4 - “He called them to him and struck off their heads”
Surahs 47:4 - “When ye encounter the infidels, strike off their heads…”
(Some Muslim intellectual believes Islam was high-jacked by Islamists. “Islamism steals from Islam for its own totalitarian ambition,” said Dr. Qanta Ahmed, a Muslim intellectual. Is she right or it is just a ‘smoke screen’ to protect the ‘silent’ Islamic majority from angry reaction to the atrocities that have being committed by ISIS in the name of Allah, as it is prescribed by Koran?)