Breaking Israel News: “I wish I could tell you I had a magical solution to the problem. I don’t,” he said. He has used this phrase countless times in the past, almost word for word, as a prelude to discussing the Mideast.
He noted that several presidents had tried unsuccessfully to solve it, and said he would strive to create a “level playing field” in Israeli and Palestinian negotiations, implying that this kind of balance had been lacking in previous negotiations – a statement which was clearly understood by the ecstatic Dearborn crowd as an affirmation of their belief that the United States unfairly favors Israel.
But the real moment of warning for Jews came when Sanders referred to the hatred and warfare which has been raging in the middle east “for decades now” – and, a few minutes later, pinpointed that stretch of time by saying, “We cannot continue to have for another sixty years the kind of hatred and conflict that exists in the Middle East.”
The state of Israel was established 67 years ago.”
Opinion: Incredibly, Bernie Sanders is a Jew and secular Jews often blame Zionism for the turmoil.
Secular Jews see no relationship between Israel’s rebirth and the hundreds of prophecies concerning their rightful ownership to the covenant land.
In the miraculous victory of the Six Day War of 1967, Israel’s General Moshe Dayan gladly handed control of the Temple Mount to the Arab Mufti in exchange for peace that never came.
And today, many secular Jews are very willing to hand over Judea, East Jerusalem including the Temple Mount, and Samaria in exchange for peace, having learned nothing from the Gaza land for peace deal just 11 years ago.
Interestingly, the author of the article, Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, chose a verse from the Israeli Bible version that we have quoted hundreds of times. The verse prophecies a future conflict between Israel and her neighbors, and judging by the signs of the times it may be just around the corner: