Yoseph Janowski
By the Grace of G-d

On the land

Israel. The holy land.

Should we give it away? Is it even a question?

I have a good idea. Montana is a nice piece of land. Why not give it to the Gazans?

It belongs to others? So what? Don’t progressives believe in helping the oppressed, and who cares about the oppressors?

You don’t want to give them the whole Montana? Ok, just give them a little piece. That should solve everything.

You’re afraid that Hamas might take over? Well, if that’s the case, then why tell the Jewish people to give away land that G-d promised them, to Palestinians who have engaged in terrorism since their inception.

Sorry world. Israel belongs to the Jewish people. We own it, G-d gave it to us. As for helping the underprivileged, Jews have excelled at that since their inception. We taught the world, by example, the importance of helping others. But not at the risk of October 7.

Sorry world. Try Montana, maybe.

But don’t look at us. We’ve been there, done that. The Jewish people may be generous to a fault, but we’re not stupid.

G-d gave us the land. And we plan to hold onto it, to treasure it, and to dwell securely on it, until G-d redeems us again, just like the exodus from Egypt, only this time, a Redemption that will last forever.

On the land.

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