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Thursday, May 26, 2005

The Jews of Gush Katif

As the summer approaches and the deadline for the evacuation of the Jews from Gush Katif comes closer, the opposition to this ill-conceived plan continues to grow, especially from among the Evangelical Christian community in America. The Islamist influence in the territories continues to incite the Arab masses against the Jews of Israel, calling this "a victory" against the "occupiers" and strengthening the enemies of the Jewish people over-all. A new terrorist sponsering state in the Middle East, and especially within the borders of Israel, only bodes evil in the months ahead.

Protest against the pull-out in New York, in behalf of the Jews of Gush Katif It is heartening to also see the Jews in America also standing up in opposition to this scenario. The one positive in all this is that the Jews of Gush Katif, in facing this travesty as they are forced from their homes and the Gaza strip is rendered Judenfrein, is further awakening the Jewish people to their heritage and history, which will only strengthen the rebuilding of the House of Israel—and further root out the moral weakness in the Nation of Israel which has spawned this tragedy under pressure from a sullen and Jew-hating world.

I've said it before, I like Bush and I support him. He and Rumsfeld kicking Islamist butt up and down the international block was long overdue and Bush alone had the strength of character to initiate such an audacious plan for the Middle East.

Unfortunately, he is exhibiting some impatience, in light of current cultural and political conditions, and about to shoot himself in the foot with the "disengagement" plan and kowtowing to the Islamist forces in Palestinian Arab culture, and this is truly tragic, especially for the Jews who will be shouldering the misery of this impending wound on the heart of Israel. It will only hurt our own war efforts as well as we stand against global radical Islam.

May G-d watch over and protect these brave people in the months ahead, and stand up on their behalf as they stand for Him.

These are some videos made in Israel. I downloaded the first one, which was a long one. If you have high-speed access, they should play fine:

A Stab In The Heart

IsraelNationalNews - A Video on Gush Katif

Welcome to Katif.net - We, the residents of the Israel's very own Harvest Belt ('Gush Katif'), want our story and message to be known to the whole world.


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