Commentary by Reb Akiva @ Mystical Paths
Several commentors and other blogs have written about the current tragety of the brutal slaughter of 4 Jewish souls in the name of peace, writing about the sadness of event and crying out to Hashem.
The secular Israeli government takes a similar position. “We will not let these ‘opponents’ of peace stop the process”, while the blood of the innocent civilians slaughtered (a war crime) hasn’t even dried.
In both cases there’s a serious element of fatalism. The secular government says “we can’t do anything about it, אין מה לאשות”. The Americans or world say “well, these people just can’t help themselves, there’s nothing we can do about it”.
And the religious Jewish community says “we must cry out to Hashem”.
NOBODY SAYS lets do something. Let’s say NO to a peace process with people crying out for war and death of Jews daily. Let’s say NO to an incompetent US administration who’s advisors have directly said they’re out to get us.
This enemy has demonstrated very little interest in peace. They have not created the internal conditions or led their own people to the state of mind to be interested in peace. Instead, they keep their people riled up and ready for war and bloodshed at all times. They teach their children to be prepared to sacrifice their lives to kill the enemy.
Their enemy…pregnant Jewish women. Their enemy…Jewish children in kindergartens. Their enemy…me.
It’s time for it to be said loud and clear. We will NOT waste our time with false peace efforts. We will not try to make peace with an enemy that demonstrates no desire for it. We will not be led into peace efforts to burnish the election credentials of an American administration.
We will sacrifice NO MORE of our women and children on the altar of Moloch and peace. There must be no more “risks for peace” that only result in the deaths of innocent Jewish civilians.
These people do not desire peace. They do not talk peace. They do not teach peace.
As such, they must be CONTAINED. That is the MOST peaceful thing Israel can do.
Yes, we must cry out to Hashem. AND THEN we must do what we can do. We do our part and Hashem will do His. Our part is to stop the madness of false peace. Raise our voices and let them be heard.