If You Tell a Big Lie Long Enough….?
According to an intriguing report from the United States Office of Strategic Services during World War II: “…people will believe a big lie sooner than a little one; and if you repeat it frequently enough people will sooner or later believe it.”
This conclusion was based on a thorough study of German propaganda before and during the war, predicated primarily on Adolph Hitler’s venomous book of hatred against the Jews, Mein Kampf. Subsequently, the Big Lie paradigm was adapted as a political stratagem by Reich Minister of Propaganda Joseph Goebbels, who spared no expense and contemptuously crossed every line of decency, morality, and truth in order to denigrate and demonize the Jews.
Hitler wrongly accused the Jews of using this Big Lie tactic to undermine Germany; then he developed the same strategy to turn a long-standing Anti-Semitism into mass murder of the Jews through the sadistically perverted plan called the Final Solution. Although leaders of nations telling lies about their enemies has been an age-old practice, not until the Nazis came into power was this Big Lie scheme consolidated into a formal program of deliberate deception, mostly about the Jews; but also to democratic nations regarding Germany’s agenda of annexing land or seeking justice and restoration for their humiliating defeat in World War I.
At the time, most Germans and many Europeans who harbored even slight Anti-Semitic sentiments believed what they heard in speeches and on the radio, watched in movies, and read in the press. Then and especially now with post-War hindsight, most Americans and their World War II allies were and are historically aware of the Big Lie phenomenon perpetrated by the Nazis; accordingly, we consider the source and comprehend the deceptiveness.
But that is not the case regarding the constant Islamic distortion of history in today’s Middle East. Few know that the prophet Muhammad, himself, proclaimed that it was perfectly okay to lie to Christians, Jews, and even other Muslims in order to achieve Islamic subjugation of the infidel. Today, tell them that you mean them no harm, that you pursue only peace. Then one day, when the time seems right, launch an intifada and kill them to achieve both short and long-term goals.
Since the Palestinian Liberation Organization was formed in 1964 to “liberate Palestine” primarily through armed conflict, then later renamed the self-governing Palestinian Authority in 1993 at the Oslo Accords; Muslim Arab countries in particular and non-Arab Islamic nations in general have pursued a two-pronged program of violence and deception to accomplish their professed objective of a two-state solution in Israel. With their real goal to dismantle the State of Israel and eliminate the Jews entirely from that state.
The Muslims failed to destroy Israel through an Arab-Iraqi military coalition campaign in Israel’s War of Independence of 1948-49, the Six-Day War of 1967, and the Yom Kippur War of 1973. Thus, they resorted to suicide bombings, to mortar and missile attacks primarily from the Gaza Strip, to economic boycotts, divestments, and sanctions (BDS), and recent lone wolf attacks on innocent Israelis (stabbings, shootings, stone throwing, vehicles). All the while utilizing persistent and progressively frequent propaganda that many European nations and all too many Americans are beginning to believe.
Deadly Duo of Deceit and Destruction
In the very recent past, there has been an alarming increase of individual Palestinian attacks against Israelis … on Temple Mount, in the streets, in vehicles, at bus stops, and even in Jewish synagogues—anywhere that a defenseless (soft-target) Jew or Jewish family can be found. Whenever these attacks occur, the Palestinians invoke the terrorist mentality that such actions are justified and necessary in their struggle against oppression, an oppression that doesn’t exist except in the incessant lies that stream from Muslim leaders. This has been going on for the past three decades or so. But in the last few days, the lies are getting bigger and the assaults bolder.
In a Breaking Israel News article by Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, a frequent contributor to that website, we read: “In a shocking act of audacity, the Palestinian Authority has demanded the international community and UN intervene to prevent further Israeli violence, citing ‘the killing of two young men in occupied Jerusalem,’ while failing to mention the young men were killed while stabbing Israelis.”
One of the Palestinians was Muhammad Halabi, a nineteen year old law student from al-Bireh, near Ramallah. On Saturday night (October 3), in the old city of Jerusalem, he stabbed five Israelis, including a two-year old girl, killing two men. He grabbed a pistol from one of the men he had just killed and began shooting randomly at more Jews. During this rampage, he was shot and killed by Israeli security forces.
Palestinian Authority spokesman Ihab Bseiso, as publicized in the news site Wafa Palestinian, claimed that the Israelis were conducting a, “military offensive in multiple Palestinian cities.” Then the PA alleged that the Israeli escalation was an obstacle to ongoing peace efforts and the two-state solution. Also that the current situation in the West Bank and Jerusalem has become volatile exclusively because the Israelis have attempted to divide al-Aqsa Mosque, Islam’s third holiest place, between Muslims and Jews.
*Note: I have watched video footage of the recent confrontation between Israeli Police and Palestinians hurling Molotov cocktails and large rocks on the Temple Mount. It’s irrefutably clear who started the conflict, and it wasn’t the police. What’s apathetically apparent, however, is that most people won’t take the time to check out all the visual and written evidence. Instead, they accept outright what Arab news sources are propagating, or at the very minimum reach a conclusion that there must be some credibility to what Muslims are saying about the Israelis, because they say it so loud and so often.
But it’s not just the biased Palestinian Authority news accounts. Even the BBC in Great Britain distorted this and other Palestinian attacks on Israelis. With regard to the above cited incident, the BBC headlines stated, “Palestinian shot dead after Jerusalem attack kills two.”
Many people, including me on some occasions, only glance at certain headlines without reading much or any of the story. As stated in a United with Israel article published a few days later, “Almost every word in the headline is wrong or distorted. The main focus of the headline is the death of the Palestinian terrorist who was ‘shot dead’ portraying his death as an unrelated event, and branding him as a victim. There is no mention of his heinous actions.”
Said American journalist Jeffrey Goldberg in a cynical response to this incredibly misleading headline: “To be fair, it takes a great deal of creativity to come up with headlines like this one.”
In a follow-up article the BBC changed its headline to read: “Jerusalem, Palestinian kills two Israelis in Old City.” But the BBC issued no apology, and by then the damage through distortion had been done.
Muslims in general, Palestinian Arabs in particular, and entirely too many nations and news sources have become increasingly confident of global impunity to and world-wide acceptance of what they say; to the extent that no matter how big the lie or omission, nations and peoples will now or one day soon believe them.
Moreover, it’s abundantly clear that the growing deadly attacks on Israeli civilians is a result of incitement directly from Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas; who is himself becoming progressively and intensely bolder in his proliferation of big lies about Israel and the Jews. As epitomized in his recent speech of September 30th to the United Nations General Assembly, he is overtly implementing the Muslim strategy of distorting events and facts to the point of literally rewriting history. Middle East history as found in the Palestinian education system and textbooks and journalism and maps is markedly different from the real history of Israel’s existence, especially since 1948.
It’s no coincidence that the recent series of assaults came directly on the heels of Abbas’ speech to the United Nations.
Before we examine some of the astonishingly inaccurate statements Abbas made in his UN speech, we need to understand that many Western journalists who report on these Israeli, Palestinian incidents, are slowly but surely slanting their columns toward empathy with the Palestinians. At the very least, they sanitize the brutal unprovoked assaults against Israelis by omitting or watering down the fact that Palestinians were killed as direct result of their murderous rampages against Jews. Often reporters classify the Palestinian killers as militants, in the same way that they label, for example, ISIS or al-Qaeda killers as militants or terrorists.
Of course, they are terrorists, but what is frequently overlooked or brushed aside is that millions upon millions of Muslims approve what the militants among them do. Most Muslims would not kill Jews and Christians mainly because they don’t want to risk prison or death. However, the militants are simply mainstream Muslims who are acting out what the Koran and their prophet Muhammad commanded them to do … subjugate all infidels (Christians and Jews) through whatever means necessary, including murder.
The actual evidence is overwhelming: The majority of Palestinians in Israel and Muslims elsewhere condone the murder of Israelis. For example, after the recent attacks on Israeli civilians, there were videos of Palestinians rejoicing over the deaths of the Jews. They celebrated with fireworks, by waving Palestinian flags, and by handing out sweets to each other. Much like dancing in the streets when the twin towers fell on 9/11. But when Jews die, there is a deeper (depraved) satisfaction of one less Jew in the world.
In the stabbing attacks described earlier, three of the five Israeli victims were parents and their small child. The husband was killed, the daughter was severely injured, as was the wife/mother. In her hospital bed, the wife of her slain husband, Aaron Benita, gave an account of what happened during and after the attack. With the knife still embedded in her neck, she ran for help from her attacker. She said that nearby Arab bystanders, “had murder in their eyes. They laughed in my face.”
Due to the number of these recent attacks, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cancelled a planned trip to Germany this past week.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits Adelle Benita in hospital
Another horrific assault involved four Jewish children, ages four months to nine years in the rear seat of their parent’s car. When the father stopped the car at a red light, he and his wife were attacked and murdered while still in the car, right in front of their children.
Palestinian President Abbas’s Speech to the United Nations
You may want to watch or read a print-out of this speech delivered on September 30, 2015. It is replete with lies and innuendoes. Lies that deliberately falsify what actually has taken place in Israel since its’ foundation as a Sovereign State. Lies that are couched in dramatic words and emotional overtones that appeal to those who champion repressed people all over the world. A suppression that purportedly is solely the responsibility of the Israelis. But a fabricated oppression that has no basis in reality, whatsoever.
For sake of time/space in this article, I will cite only a couple of excerpts as representative examples of the Big Lie syndrome. Then, provide some historically factual commentary on what this leader of a nation that doesn’t exist would have us to believe.
The Speech Begins:
“Palestine comes today to the United Nations … at a time when it is still tending to its wounds and still burying its beloved martyrs of children, woman and men who have fallen victim to the latest Israeli aggression, still searching for remnants of life amid the ruins of homes destroyed by Israeli bombs on the Gaza Strip, wiping out entire families … murdered along with their dreams, their hopes, their future and their longing to live an ordinary life and to live in freedom and peace. Palestine comes today to the General Assembly because it believes in peace…”
Give me a break!
Neither the Palestinian Authority which governs the West Bank, nor Hamas in the Gaza Strip, nor the vast majority of Palestinians—even many who are Arab citizens of Israel—acknowledge Israel’s existence. That is why they rarely refer to Israel as Israel; rather it is still Palestine, which has NEVER been a country in the first place. Nor are the Palestinians a people of any such territory. They are Arabs, most of whom still have Jordanian passports. Before Israel was reborn as a nation, if anyone referred to the Palestinians, they were referring to the Jews. Not until the Palestine Liberation Organization came into existence in 1964 did Arabs began calling themselves Palestinians, this to give the counterfeit impression that the land formerly called Palestine belongs to them.
Just exactly who are the martyrs here? When someone murders another exclusively because of the victim’s religion or race, isn’t the victim the martyr? Since when do those who are killed or imprisoned because they murdered a completely innocent person become a martyr? Muslims not only rewrite history, they also redefine words and terms.
Muslims kill Jews just because they are Jews. Israelis swiftly retaliate by capturing or killing the killers not because the perpetrators are Muslims, but because they are murderers. Who, then, is the martyr?
Israeli Aggression? The facts are crystal clear. One only has to do a little research to fully realize that the Palestinians, either individually or collectively through Hamas, Islamic Jihad, and other terrorist’s cells in Israel, are the ones who time and time again initiate the clashes. They are the aggressors by methods described earlier in this article, such as lobbing mortars into Israel. So, if Israel responds, then are they the aggressor? Muslims not only rewrite history, redefine meanings of words, they also reinvent and reverse logic and reason.
Agreed … the dreams, hopes, and future of Palestinians are gone when they are killed during wars and intifada that they initiate. Their dreams: That Israel will capitulate to their every demand, such as a militarized Palestinian State, a Jewish return to indefensible 1967 borders, Jerusalem as a Palestinian Capital, and return of hundreds of thousands of so-called refugees. Their hopes: That Israel will cease to exist as a nation. Their future: That there will be no more Jews anywhere in the land.
Mahmoud Abbas United Nations Speech
The Speech Continues:
“The Israeli aggression against our people in the Gaza Strip has confirmed once again the urgent and pressing need to end the Israeli occupation and for our people to gain their freedom and independence. This aggression also confirms the Israeli Government’s adherence to the policy of occupation, brute force and war, which in turn obliges the international community to shoulder the responsibilities towards the Palestinian people and towards peace.”
Although there are several other deceptions contained in Abbas’s address to the UN and through the daily rhetoric streaming from Muslim and Palestinian sources, the allegation of Israeli occupation is the Biggest Lie of all. I have written about this in some prior Eye of Prophecy articles, but it bears repeating. Since when are a people guilty of occupying a land that belongs to them in the first place? By default, ownership obtained through purchase of land parcels, through the United Nations Resolution of 1947, and most of all through an ancient title-deed given to them by God, himself, extend Jewish rights to occupy that land. But contemporary connotation suggests that occupation means unlawful trespassing or illegal possession and residency.
It’s one thing for the Palestinian people and their leaders to make these unsubstantiated claims, as it’s all too evident they will do anything to get want they want, even by lying to anyone and everyone who will listen. It’s quite another for entire peoples and nations to actually listen to them and believe much of what they say. But that’s exactly what the international community has done and is doing with frightening frequency. Which is why the United Nations has issued some 45 resolutions against Israel since 2013, and only one or two against Syria, where a quarter million (mostly innocent) people have been killed by warring factions in just the past three years.
Actually, the UN probably doesn’t know who to sanction in Syria these days! Would it be Assad? Or the rebel groups who oppose Assad? Or Iran for supporting Assad? Or the United States for supporting the opposition to Assad? Take your pick. No, it’s so much easier to bash Israel, the only free, democratic nation in the entire Middle East.
But then I seriously doubt that most of non-Muslim countries or even many Arabs and their representatives to the United Nations know much, if anything, about the true history of the Middle East. Those that do know better do everything they can to falsify the facts.
The United Nations in existence today has conveniently forgotten its own history; the irrefutable fact that it passed a resolution in 1947 which legally endorsed a Jewish State in Palestine, to later be called by its ancient heritage name of Israel. Which was a long overdue affirmation of the Palestine Mandate that followed the Balfour Declaration of 1917, i.e. some of what was then called Palestine belonged to the Jews. That part of the territory of Palestine would also be given to the Arabs alongside of the Jews. But the Arabs refused, and the very next day (May 15th, 1948) five Arab nations launched an all-out assault with a vastly superior military on the vastly outnumbered Jews … ending in a Jewish victory that was against all odds.
Both Biblical and secular history indisputably confirm that the Jews were in the land long before the Arabs. I repeat: A long time before … at least 2,000 years before. Furthermore, the Jews were driven out of Israel by the Romans, who did not take up residency in the land; which didn’t then or now follow the usual pattern of conquering nations inhabiting the land they conquer. Several centuries later, the Muslims drove out many remaining Jews, and some Arabs took up residency in Israel, whose named had been changed to Palestine by a Roman Emperor.
Only for the Arabs to be vanquished by the Ottoman Turks, who, like the Romans, did not actually occupy Palestine. Then the British conquered the Ottoman Turks in World War I and declared Palestine as a territory that could be equally occupied by both Jews and Arabs. At no time after World War I or World War II did the Arabs make any serious attempt to form an Arab State in Palestine, because surrounding Arab countries like Jordan would not allow them to do so. But primarily because the Arabs stubbornly refused to share the land alongside Jews.
Thus, the Arabs within the state of Israel never have had nor will ever have a legitimate right or even argument to ownership of the land. If the conditions of the argument hinge on who was there first, or who now has the greater number of people, or who was legally granted the right of statehood by international authority of the UN, or who has amazingly developed the land—economically, socially, politically, militarily—then Israel wins on all counts. The only portion of land taken by force occurred during the 1967 Six-Day War; in which the Golan Heights, the Gaza Strip, the Sinai Peninsula, and Jerusalem were captured by the IDF in a miraculous victory over an impressive Arab military coalition. However, Temple Mount was given back to Jordan and the Sinai to Egypt. Then in 2006, Israel forcibly removed all Jewish settlements from the Gaza Strip, which prepared the way for Hamas take over. Israel kept the Golan Heights; to give it up would be national suicide for Israel.
Yet, Mahmoud Abbas has the audacity to assert: “Israeli aggression against our people in the Gaza Strip has confirmed once again the urgent and pressing need to end the Israeli occupation…”
The so-called aggression in the Gaza Strip referred to by Abbas was last year’s IDF Operation Protective Edge in which Israel retaliated for the brutal murder of three Jewish teenagers, but primarily to more missiles launched from the Gaza Strip into Israel. Moreover, the Arabs living in the Gaza Strip (and the West Bank) are as free as they can be considering the corruption of and deprivation caused by their leaders. There is no Israeli occupation in Gaza; there aren’t even any Israelis soldiers stationed or civilians living in Gaza.
In the erroneous negative sense of the word, Israeli occupation simply doesn’t exist in Israel. Neither did I see any evidence, whatsoever, of alleged apartheid when I drove a rental car through much of Israel in 2006.
Photo of Israeli Checkpoint Near West Bank
There are strategic checkpoints surrounding the West Bank, Gaza Strip, and at Israel’s borders … no different than what we experience in the United States through our Border Patrol. But not the adverse connotation of occupation already discussed. Yet, people all over the world, even many Americans, are under the impression that the Jews are to some extent, in some fashion “occupying” land that doesn’t belong to them. They have heard about Israeli occupation enough to begin to believe it. It’s a lot easier to conclude that it must be true, if not only Palestinians but leaders of nations the world over say it’s true. It’s a lot easier to believe it than to spend a little time reading up on the real history of the Middle East applicable to Israel. Because the Jews have miraculously returned to their land with a supernatural revival of their ancient language; and quickly developed into a vibrant nation with a powerful military (for the small size of Israel), it’s all too easy to forget about the six million Jews murdered in Nazi death camps just one-two generations ago.
One More Quote from Abbas’s Misleading Speech:
“The Palestinian people, who miraculously recovered from the ashes of Al-Nakba of 1948, which was intended to extinguish their being and to expel them in order to uproot and erase their presence…. when hundreds of thousands of Palestinians were torn from their homes and displaced within and outside of their homeland … to refugee camps in one of the most dreadful ethnic cleansing and dispossession in modern history…”
Overall, the fabrication of Israeli occupation is the biggest lie believed by many in today’s world, because it is the foundational false premise on which so much of the world’s misconception of historical Israel is built. However, the above quote from Abbas is undoubtedly the most blatant, belligerent, grossly fraudulent travesty of what actually happened in Israel’s 1948 War of Independence that I have ever heard.
It is shamefully and shockingly duplicitous. Duplicitous (two-faced) because in reality it actually describes and applies to what happened to the Jews during the horrendous years of the Holocaust … certainly not to the Palestinians in 1948.
Commentary. Here’s why:
PA President Abbas’ mention of Al-Nakba is a reference to Israel’s War of Independence in 1948 and the humiliating defeat—called the Day of Catastrophe (Al-Nakba)—of the Arabs, who were still decades away from being called Palestinians (those who reside in Israel).
When Israel became a sovereign state in 1948, she opened her doors to the Arabs to become citizens … to live side by side with the Israelis. Historical records clearly demonstrate that the Arabs rejected this generous offer. When five Arab nations attacked the fledgling state of Israel, there was absolutely no deliberate or even unintentional attempt by the Jews to (in Abbas’ words) “extinguish their being (Arabs) and to expel them in order to uproot and erase their (Arabs) presence…”
Instead, Arab leaders told their people to leave Israel until the Jews were annihilated; that an Arab victory would be swift and sound. The main reason was because the Arab military coalition needed the land space and facilities of Arab villages to conduct their operations against the Jews. Their own people were strategically in the way of these military objectives. As a result hundreds of thousands of Arabs fled Israel to neighboring Muslim countries like Lebanon, Syria, and Jordan. When the Israelis convincingly defeated the Arab confederation, most of the Arabs did not return, which has produced the “refugee camps” cited by Abbas. Those camps remain to this very day, only much larger.
There was no ethnic cleansing, no dispossession as Abbas so deceptively declares. All one has to do is to read the historical accounts of what actually transpired to know that the Palestinian Arabs (they weren’t even called Palestinians until the 1960’s) were in no way, shape, or form, “torn from their homes and displaced within and outside of their homeland” as Abbas so cleverly claims. Any displacement that took place was at the direct orders of the Arab military leaders to their own people and/or the natural desire for (especially the well-to-do) Arabs to get out of harm’s way during this very sudden war initiated by the Arabs.
There was, however, a forced mass exodus of Jews from surrounding nations, such as Iraq, Iran, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia because these countries wanted no Jews in their land after Israel became a state. In fact, many of the dramatic grievances against the Palestinians that Abbas alleges in his twisted historical account actually apply to the Jews during the horrible Holocaust atrocities perpetrated against them by the Nazis, followed by the post-World War II dispossession from their homes in nearby countries.
Abbas would have us believe a Big Lie; that his people were victims of a “dreadful ethnic cleansing” at the hands of the Jews and that the Jews now occupy a land that doesn’t belong to them. In fact, it was the Jews who lost six million of their own through ethnic cleansing in Europe.
Muslims everywhere appear irrationally intent on finishing what Hitler began … the genocidal elimination of the Jews from the earth. Which is why the Palestinians have rejected any and all land for peace offers made by Israel over the past several decades that would lead to a Palestinian State within the current boundaries of Israel. What Israel has asked in return is profoundly simple, but much too hard for the Arabs to accept; which is recognition of Israel as a sovereign state with Jerusalem as its undivided Capital. The Arabs want far more than East Jerusalem or the Golan Heights or all of the West Bank. They want all of Israel. No, they want more than that. They want Israel to cease to exist altogether.
That is why there will never be real peace in Israel until Messiah Jesus, the Prince of Peace returns.
That is why the newest and most often used tactic of the Palestinians in particular and Muslims in general is the Big Lie: That Israel is not Israel; it is Palestine. Therefore, the Jews are occupying a land that belongs to the Arabs.
Tell it loud enough and long enough and people will believe it.
It’s bad enough that the Palestinians teach their children these lies. It’s quite another for the PA President to stand before the United Nations General Assembly and revise history through pathetically fraudulent claims of ethnic cleansing of the Palestinians. What’s worse: People all over the world, including their leaders, believe these lies of Israeli occupation and aggression.
Things to Ponder
Do you see what Israel is up against? But on the authority of the Bible, I can tell you this: No matter how perilous Israel’s position, surrounded by deceitful enemies, what Israel is facing is nothing compared to what the Palestinians and all individuals and nations who harbor the idea that the Jews have no right to Israel or any rights at all. They are up against the true and living God … the God of Israel and his Messiah who happens to be a Jew who died for the sins of the whole world.
Our God is an awesome God. He is a God of love and grace and mercy.
“He is so rich in kindness and grace that he purchased our freedom with the blood of his Son and forgave our sins” (Ephesians 1:7). He loves everyone the same … all peoples of all languages and nations.
He is also a God of truth and justice and destiny.
Said the Jewish Apostle Paul: “God’s purpose was that we Jews who were the first to trust in Christ would bring praise and glory to God. And now you Gentiles have also heard the truth, the Good News that God saves you. And when you believed in Christ, he identified you as his own by giving you the Holy Spirit, whom he promised long ago” (Ephesians 1:12-13).
For individuals the world over, God’s plan of salvation applies to everyone equally. But God has a second, concurrent plan for the nation and people of Israel. Listen to what The Lord told Moses as a reminder of what He first promised to Abraham:
“I am Yahweh—the Lord. I appeared to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob as El Shaddai—God Almighty—but I did not reveal my name, Yahweh, to them. And I reaffirmed my covenant with them. Under its terms, I promised to give them the land of Canaan, where they were living as foreigners. You can be sure that I have heard the groans of the people of Israel, who are now slaves to the Egyptians. And I am well aware of my covenant with them” (Exodus 6:2-5).
Later, when Israel abandoned the Lord their God, they were disciplined by means of foreign nations conquering and exiling them, culminating in the Great Diaspora by the Romans. But Scripture is replete with prophecies that God would return the Jews to Israel and restore them physically and spiritually, which is taking place before our 20th and 21st century eyes.
In 1967 when the Jews reclaimed the Holy City Jerusalem of the Holy Land of Israel, God’s discipline of his people ended. From that time on, nations and individuals who seek to destroy the Jews will pay an extremely heavy price.
“O God, do not be silent! Do not be deaf. Do not be quiet, O God. Don’t you hear the uproar of your enemies? Don’t you see that your arrogant enemies are rising up? They devise crafty schemes (lies) against your people; they conspire against your precious ones. ‘Come,’ they say, ‘let us wipe out Israel as a nation. We will destroy the very memory of its existence’” (Psalms 83:1-4).
Rest assured, God will no longer be silent when it comes to Israel. He hears and sees the arrogant taunts and loathsome lies of those who seek to erase Israel from the face of the earth. Soon, very soon, the Holy One of Israel will spring into action!