Celebrating Hanukkah in the Rocket Zone of Israel

“This year, Jewish residents in the Israeli city of Sderot celebrated the holiday of Hanukkah by lighting a menorah built out of steel Qassam rockets. The rockets, which were stored away at the Sderot Police Station, are some of the thousands of Palestinian rockets that have exploded on the Israeli city in the past nine years. It was a symbolic act; one that reflected the strength of spirit that has come to define the city’s inhabitants.

For some Sderot residents, however, the celebration of Hannukah, which commemorates the re-dedication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem and the Jewish people’s defeat of the Syrian Greeks over 2,000 years ago, brings back more recent memories of hardship. Read more

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I doubt the world cares about Sderot when it’s clear the “Jewish” government of Israel doesn’t. If the Hellenist government cared for its Land and People, they would defeat and drive out their sworn Arab enemies as Meir Kahane reminded the nation Moses taught they must do or suffer the consequences (Malachi 4:4).
David Ben-Ariel

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