A Call to Action

Certain websites are broadcasting yesterday’s story of the Israeli authorities demolishing the skeleton of a mosque build illegally in the South Hebron Hills. This, ironically enough, took place smack in the middle of the ancient tribal region of the family of David the son of Jesse, the first king of the United State of Israel some 3,000 years ago:

Well what do you all think? Can this continue?

I think we have come to a crossroads. Or, if you will, a fork in the path. Which way do we go?

The time has come to take action.

Let us pull together, and focus on what we have done for more than 100 years in our region. We, the Nation of Israel, must to do what we do best: Turning the barren (spiritually and physically) desert into the blooming Garden of Eden.

After all, this is the real reason that the God of Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Ishmael and Esau chose to bring us all back to this contentious little corner of the world, isn’t it?


About the Author
Yisrael Rosenberg is a former New Englander who made aliyah 30 years ago. He lives with his wife and four children in Jerusalem.