Speaks Peace As Gaza Rockets Fall On Israel
Israel News Agency
Israel --- March 21, 2013
US President Barack Obama was
awakened in Jerusalem early this morning with news that southern
Israel was under rocket attack. Yet, Obama proceeded with his
day viewing the Dead Sea Scrolls, speaking with the PA in Rahmallah
and giving a speech in Jerusalem. The Islamic terror organization
Hamas, targeted innocent civilians firing 4 rockets of which two
slammed into the Israel town of Sderot.
speech at the Jerusalem Convention Center to hundreds of Israeli
university students confused many. One can start to understand
the massive frustration that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
suffers from when encountering Obama.
feel that Obama is anti Israel. He talks about dividing Jerusalem,
pulling out of the West Bank (the ancient homeland of Israel -
Judea and Samaria) with a Gaza Hamas style government moving in
shooting rockets at Tel Aviv. He points at Israelis building in
their ancient, biblical capital of Jerusalem and expanding settlements
in the West Bank as the cause of all problems.
student audience that Obama addressed was not your typical "youth"
from Chicago, New York or LA. These college students had all been
through the Israel Defense Forces. They all know first hand the
challenges that Israel faces when it comes to security.
Obama was talking to them about peace as if we were all thrown
back to a drugged, sleepy Woodstock in 1969.
will Barack Obama realize that Israel's problem, the Western world's
problem is summed up in two words: Islamic Jihad.
want peace. Israelis cry for peace. Israelis
die for peace as we make unilateral peace moves such as giving
Gaza to Hamas and abandoning the Lebanon border to Hezbollah.
What do we get in return?
and missiles from Gaza and Lebanon. Our citizens, our children
are murdered, injured and suffer from PTSD.
We pray that the Iron Dome will intercept all rockets from Gaza
and Lebanon, knowing that they will not.
We know that we have only seconds to get ourselves from our beds
into underground air raid shelters when the sirens go off.
Obama wants Israelis to talk about peace?
must admit that I once thought that Obama with his Muslim educational
upbringing in Indonesia and surrounded by many (Rashid Khalidi,
Edward Said and Pastor Jeremiah Wright) who could not be more
anti-Semitic and hostile to Israel was simply pro Islam and anti
Israel. I don't believe that to be the case.
was too passionate and too sincere in speaking to the Israeli
what exactly is Obama's problem? The man is naive. Naive and arrogant.
He knows Chicago, he knows Washington, he knows Kenya and Hawaii
- he does not know the Middle East. And if he does truly know
the Middle East - then our problem is much greater than anyone
could possibly realize.
President - thank you for coming to Israel. Thank you for stating
that the US has our back. Thank you for appreciating, even as
you cross your arms as you stare at the 2,000 year-old Dead Sea
Scrolls, our long heritage, culture and history.
please, don't ask us to speak peace to those who wish us dead.
Islamic Jihad commands Muslims to kill Jews and Christians.
you are able to counter this hateful incitement embedded throughout
the Middle East, please come back to Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and Haifa.
As you said, "Israel is not going anywhere".
you know why Israel is not going anywhere?
It's because Benjamin Netanyahu, Shimon Peres and the IDF know
a thing or two about Islamic Jihad.
We are not about to leave our homes in the West Bank to have them
replaced with rocket launchers.
We will not wait for the US to take out Iran's nuclear weapons
Obama do if this Hamas rocket
landed just outside of Washington, D.C.?
will continue to do what it has done since 1948 and before. We
have every intention of surviving and protecting our children.
President, please go to Egypt, Iran, Saudi Arabia and Syria.
With all due respect, please try talking to the citizens of Gaza
about peace before lecturing us in Jerusalem.
taking a few courses in cross-cultural
communications to understand both Israel and our Islamic neighbors
will be of help.
parents will be more than ready to speak to children in Rahmallah
if they know that they will not be beheaded, fired upon, blown
up or stoned to death.
does not care to occupy another people, nor expel anyone.
But nor will we commit collective suicide by giving something
to the Palestinian Authority (PA) which does not recognize Israel
as a Jewish state.
President, if you truly care about Israel, Europe and North America,
please address Islamic Jihad.
Our problem is not about land or territory.
Let's repeat, please talk to those who believe in and practice
Islamic as the first word, Jihad as the second.
President, if Canada or Mexico was firing rockets at Detroit or
Houston because they simply hated democracy - what would you do?
You might want to visit the children of Sderot before you leave
Tell them to speak peace to Hamas.
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