Lies, Murder, Hebron

This week's Torah portion highlights the burial of our forefather, Yaakov, in Hebron and the historical and eternal connection to the Land to Israel by the Jewish People.

Genesis 50:13

וישאו אתו בניו ארצה כנען ויקברו אתו במערת שדה המכפלה אשר קנה אברהם את־השדה לאחזת־קבר מאת עפרן החתי על־פני ממרא׃

For his sons carried him to the land of Canaan and buried him in the cave of the field of Machpelah, which Abraham bought with the field for a possession of a burying place of Ephron the Hittite, before Mamre.

So, how Ironic and sad is the delegitimation of Israel in the world, the non-acceptance of the Palestinians of our historical and legal claim, and their hatred and unwillingness to live in peace and share the land.

Israel is a beacon of religious freedom and rights for minorities. We did not ethnic cleanse the Jews like the Arab counties do and did so in 1948.

Indeed, as this photo shows Israel is tolerant and welcoming of all people . While we have a particular message and role, Israel is seeking to spread the light of good and Tikkun Olam in the world.

So, how ironic and sad ….

Not only that, but we as Jews are also still the only country in the world where our rights to our land and to exist are questioned. As we see in the Parsha our roots go back to eternity. So, why is there an obsession with the Jews and Israel? I will not even try to answer that. This is very prevalent, and this article highlights some of these prejudices — THE LUXURY BELIEFS OF WESTERN ANTI-ZIONISTS

and this leads to ..


Yehuda Dimentman, 25-year-old husband and father of a toddler, was murdered by Palestinian terrorists today.

They murdered him because he is a Jew living in the Jewish ancestral and biblical homeland.

May Yehuda’s family be comforted among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.



Jeffrey Levine provides CFO, Director, ESG Advisory Services through and is a promoter of ideas and trends where Innovation meets ESG

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