Wednesday, March 05, 2014

As draft law nears passage, haredi Israelis take to streets

The powers that be, aka Zionist's, in Israel would have us believe that it is always against them, but nothing could be further from the truth. Many of the Jews in Israel and throughout the world disapprove of the ongoing agenda to take control of that part of the world and would prefer to live in peace.

 Hundreds of thousands of haredi Orthodox Jews protesting a measure to draft them into the Israeli military, March 2, 2014. 

 By Ben SalesMarch 4, 2014 10:37am  JERUSALEM (JTA) —
 Beneath banners invoking historic calamities from the Egyptian enslavement to the Holocaust, hundreds of thousand of haredi Orthodox men gathered on the streets of Jerusalem to recite psalms and penitential prayers as they inveighed against an enemy they consider on par with Hitler and the ancient pharaohs. “We endured Pharaoh. We endured the Crusades. We endured the Inquisition. We survived the gas chambers,” read one sign. “We’ll endure Zionism, too.” Masses of bearded men poured into the streets Sunday for a protest cum prayer rally against a proposed law to include haredi Orthodox Jews in Israel’s mandatory military draft. The bill, which passed a critical committee vote on Feb. 20, has the support of Israel’s governing coalition and will likely soon go to the floor of the Knesset, where it is expected to pass.
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