It's the same in any lingo

בַּת-בָּבֶל, הַשְּׁדוּדָה: אַשְׁרֵי שֶׁיְשַׁלֶּם-לָךְ-- אֶת-גְּמוּלֵךְ, שֶׁגָּמַלְתּ לָנוּ
אַשְׁרֵי שֶׁיֹּאחֵז וְנִפֵּץ אֶת-עֹלָלַיִךְ-- אֶל-הַסָּלַע

How can one be compelled to accept slavery? I simply refuse to do the master's bidding. He may torture me, break my bones to atoms and even kill me. He will then have my dead body, not my obedience. Ultimately, therefore, it is I who am the victor and not he, for he has failed in getting me to do what he wanted done. ~ Mahatma Gandhi
If I am not for myself, who will be for me? If I am not for others, what am I? If not now, when? ~ Rav Hillel, Pirke Avot

This Red Sea Pedestrian Stands against Judeophobes

This Red Sea Pedestrian Stands against Judeophobes
Wear It With Pride

18 August 2009

Lebanese and Yemini Jews: A Study In Contrast

It was reported this past week that, with the exception of a small handful, Yemen's remaining Jews are fleeing, in the face of rising waves of Jew hate, including kidnappings and murder. Some began arriving at Ben-Gurion airport at the end of last week. A portion also plan on resettling on America with members of their community there.

On the other side of the spectrum, Jews in Beirut have set about renovating the Magen Avraham synagogue which was devastated during Lebanon's protracted civil war. Work has already begun, some of it being done by Shiite Muslim workers.

The synagogue was built back in the 1920's and it is hoped that it will return to being the center of Jewish life for Lebanon's Jews.

Maybe it's just me, but I have to ask, why the heck are you people still there?

So on the one hand we have persecuted Yemini Jews, fighting for their lives and returning to Eretz Yisrael. On the other hand you have Lebanese Jews struggling to rebuild a community in a place that is only a hop skip and a jump from Israel, and is increasingly falling under the control of a political and terrorist entity that exists in order to convert everyone to Islam by force, and destroy Israel.

Sounds like the Jews of Lebanon may need treatment for their strain of JKDS, known as Jewish Denial Derangement Syndrome.

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