Saturday, May 8, 2010

Whose Land Is This?

Long before modern Zionism, various nationalities and religions have fought us Jews for this Land.  No other geographic location has been the center of such controversy and battles.  This isn't new; it has been going on for thousands of years. 

Every century, every millennium, every few decades new enemies rise against the Jewish People.  The Greeks, Persians, Romans, Crusaders....

Now there's a new enemy and a more sophisticated method to destroy us.  It's called "negotiations for peace,"  "two-state solution" and the Pseudostinian aka Palestine sic nation.

This Shabbat as I sat reading our Parshat Shavua, Torah Bible Portion of the Week, Behar-Bechukotai (Leviticus 25,1-27,34,) there was the answer to the question.


Whose Land Is This?

This is the Bible read and recognized as holy not only by Jews.  It's also the Bible the christians read.  It's the Bible the western world swears on when they are pledging that what they say will be the truth.  Nu, what does the Bible say about the true owner of this Land?

This is G-d's Land, and G-d gave it to the Jewish People.
א וַיְדַבֵּר יְהוָה אֶל-מֹשֶׁה, בְּהַר סִינַי לֵאמֹר. 1 And the LORD spoke unto Moses in mount Sinai, saying:
ב דַּבֵּר אֶל-בְּנֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל, וְאָמַרְתָּ אֲלֵהֶם, כִּי תָבֹאוּ אֶל-הָאָרֶץ, אֲשֶׁר אֲנִי נֹתֵן לָכֶם--וְשָׁבְתָה הָאָרֶץ... 2 Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them: When ye come into the land which I give you...

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