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Top Khamenei Advisor: We Have Divine Permission to Destroy Israel

May 12, 2015 6:36 pm 79 comments

Khamenei's Representative to the IRGC said that Iran has "Divine Permission" to destroy Israel. PHOTO: Al-Arabiya

An official close to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei asserted that his government has a godly ordained right to annihilate Israel, Al Arabiya reported on Tuesday.

The “government of the Islamic Republic of Iran has divine permission to destroy Israel,” said Mojtaba Zolnour, a Khamenei representative in the elite Revolutionary Guards.

According to semi-official state news agency Fars, Zolnour said that, “the Noble Koran permits the Islamic Republic of Iran to destroy Israel.” He added that, “Even if Iran gives up its nuclear program, it will not weaken this country’s determination to destroy Israel.”

This is by no means the first time that Iranian political or military officials have threatened Israel with destruction.

Iran has raised the specter of “wiping Israel out of existence,” since Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini seized power in the country in 1979. Khomeini’s animosity towards Israel was based on an ideological and religious opposition to Zionism, amplified by the challenge Israel’s military and economic strength posed to Iranian regional expansionism.

Perhaps most famously, former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad repeatedly called for Israel to be “wiped off the map” in a 2005 speech that he gave. More recently, in late March 2015, General Mohammad Reza Naqdi, the commander of Iran’s Basij militia – a volunteer paramilitary organization under the command of the IRGC – said that, “wiping Israel off the map is not up for negotiation.”

Iran also actively finances and militarily backs proxy terrorist groups Hamas and Hezbollah that are ideologically opposed to Israel’s existence.

Mojtaba Zolnour, a Khamenei representative in the elite Revolutionary Guards

79 Comments

  • Shmuel Playfair

    Where is the link to the statement quoted from “Al Arabiya”? I have a “friend” claiming that it was made up by this Jewish news source to make the Iranian government look bad.

    • You don’t need anyone to make Iran look bad. There are plenty of recorded speeches where its leaders say openly and publicly that they intend to destroy Israel. Hitler’s plan was to destroy all Jews living in Europe and there is no doubt that he was evil. How are Iran’s leaders any different?

  • By stating this, the Iranian official is contradicting the Koran. For that apostasy, he must know he will be punished by Allah! http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/177319#.VaMS0YuYU20

  • Joel weingarten

    He who lives by the sword should die by the sword. The Iranian leadership is so screwed up in the head, that it would be a blessing for all the world if the leaders in Tehran and he a Revolutionary Guards were eliminated from the face of the earth. The Iranian people would be the first to benefit.

  • Jesus lover

    Please read the Word of God
    Repent
    Be saved
    Eternity never ends!
    God loves all people!

  • seems like the Arab world will never learn. they have tried several times to defeat Israel and annihilate the people. the world has seen how those efforts ended.the God of Israel and indeed the world is stronger than allah. so I would be very careful about threatening or even attacking Israel.If you are really that deluded you’re going to be in for a rude awakening!

    • the Daveguy

      The only arabs mentioned in that article were Hamas and Hezbollah. Iranians are not arabs.

    • Herein lies one of the problems. Both countries are worshipping the same God in different ways. It’s not a case of ” my god us bigger than your god.” Prophets and patriarchs are shared between both religions ( and by Christianity too)
      We need to coexist and respect different ways and traditions of worshipping God.

  • Put a small Jewish child in a room with a small Muslim child and they will play happily together with a strong friendship. It is only when they grow up with the hatred of adults that that they part. This is such a sad world we live in when it could so easily be beautiful.

  • “Divine Permission”
    from the One Below

    • Evan Vulich

      Hello,

      They don’t allow these children to grow up to learn to hate the Jews. They are taught from earliest childhood to hate the Jews so when they are older, the hatred will be well entrenched.

  • Every joker has the right to dream. So let him dream but it will always remain a dream.

    • That man can obviously not read. Qur´an on the contrary has indeed very different words about Israel:

      “And We did certainly give the Children of Israel the Scripture and judgement and prophet hood, and We provided them with good things and preferred them over the worlds.” [45: 16].

      “And We said after Pharaoh to the Children of Israel, “Dwell in the land, and when there comes the promise of the Hereafter, We will bring you forth in [one] gathering.” [17: 104].

      Based on these quotations, Islamists and fundamentalist Muslims have, thus, not interpreted these quotations from the Qur´an correctly when they claim that Israel does not possess the legitimacy of the biblical parts of Palestine.

  • other iluminated, they hear voices of other constelation,what unnormal people, and more unnormal is the people that believe in them.uffff, is imposible to see so much ignorance toguether. so so crasy, the world need to wake up and understand that those people are very dangerous

  • sarah holmburg

    Ezekiel 38-39

    The Lord had said I will bless those who bless you (Israel) and curse those who curse you.

    He has also said that Israel will become a yoke on the nations and will be practically friendless at the time of the Ezekiel prophecy concerning the war of Gog and Magog. It is merely fulfilling end time prophecy that the muslim nations ally with Russia. They will attempt to destroy Israel, God’s chosen people, and be dessimated in the process. It’s God’s Word. Check for yourself.

  • Truthseeker

    In the 600’s AD, a man claimed that the Angel Gabriel inspired his recitations. Approximately 55 AD, the Apostle Paul, in 2nd Corinthians 11:14, claims that Satan himself masquerades as an angel of light. v.15: It is not surprising, then, if his servants masquerade as servants of righteousness. Is there possibly a correlation between these two claims? Who is the prince of this world? Who is the father of all lies? Who inspires the diabolical treatment of civilian noncombatants by ISIS? Who inspired Adolph Hitler? Who inspires those who wish to destroy Israel? Just asking?

  • Arnold Handelman

    These public threats to annihilate Israel are absolutely not tolerable or acceptable in the world community. The UN should be bringing resolutions against Iran, and co-ordinating sanctions. But beyond that, each individual country that claims to be an ally of Israel, or that has dealings with Israel, should publicly condemn Iran and join in implementing severe sanctions. The includes the US, Germany, the UK, Canada, India, and yes, the Vatican.
    Obama’s easing of sanctions on Iran in the face of Iran’s open declarations of intent to annihilate Israel, and in the face of Iran’s refusal to allow inspections, and its statements that it continues to build nuclear installations, Iran’s support of worldwide terror, and in the face of Iranian recent public cries of “death to America”, is beyond the legally authorized scope of Obama’s presidential powers. He is engaging in treason. He consorts and makes concessions to an avowed enemy of the US and its allies. Obama should be impeached.

    • Isabelle Matisse

      Totally agree Arnold Handelman. Iran has threatened Israel with annihilation on many occasions, even as it advances its nuclear program and continues to be the leading state sponsor of terrorism and meanwhile our POTUS is pursuing an agreement with those maniacs??? “Whoever does things that are contrary to the security of our country is guilty of treason” Dr. Ben Carson.

    • B.O. IS A REPREHENSIBLE TRAITOR,
      WHO SHOULD BE IMPEACHED,
      NAY ARRESTED.

    • yes Spot on absolutely agreed yes israel also has divine right to defend itself and also has divine consent of Almighty Elohim to destroy Iran from this planet iran is the trouble maker so Israel stand up and hit them until they ayatollah collaped and b eerased once and for all. the battle is the Lord God of Israel.

  • Gary Canant

    There is a law just as real as GRAVITY!
    It is called the law of the harvest, which states;
    WE REAP —- WHAT WE SOW —- MORE ABUNDANTLY THAN SOWN —–MORE OFTEN THAN SOWN.

    The first example that comes to mind was two atomac bombs dropped on JAPAN 1945 (year I was born). Seventy years later F-R-O-M JAPAN radiation covers the west coast beaches of USA!

    Another example was USA funding Kabutz destruction and peoples resettlement in ISRAEL for LAND FOR PEACE, Within days hurricane KATRINA was the God of Israel’s response as HE demolished NEW ORELEANS LOUSAINA. I was told by one who connected the events. “The displaced humanity in NOLA was the same number as was in the destroyed Kabutz.

    So what Israel’s adversaries are calling down on their Nations means that one day they will learn a NEW DUTY!
    No more striking the infidels in the neck and no more noise from minerates.
    Their horrific revelation that GOD HAS A SON and their duty is to SUBMIT to and worship “THE SON OF THE LIVING GOD, THE CHRIST”. And since they don’t recognize Israel’s right to exist,A SEED!—-TIME ——HARVEST (NO MORE NOISE FROM MINERATES! BECAUSE THE MUSLIMS REMAINING WILL HAVE SEEN THAT GREAT LIGHT AND CONFESS “THE GOD OF ISRAEL- HE IS GOD!”)

    • You, sir, ma’am,

      are insane. Last I check NOLA still exists and it was never wiped out. You take just a small amount of data and turn into whatever your paranoid little brain desires.

      Next time, might I suggest that you simple close your eyes and envision a planet far far away and you as the only sole living being on the planet. BE THE Planet.

    • Are you ok? I mean mental. This rant is an indication you might need professional help. Please seek help before you do yourself an injury.

  • Good luck with that idiot….you’ve been duped by satan. You have chosen the wrong god and will tragically pay for it for eternity….this is a fact………

    • :you have chosen the wrong god:

      Nice comment, so you are implying there is more the 1 god/God?

      Stop typing, step away from the internet

  • Until the centuries old practice of self advocated inbreeding in the Islamic world is addressed, there will be chaos in the world. As a result of Muslims marrying sisters and cousins, tens of millions of Muslims are technically clinically insane which explains their savagery and brutality. As they exist today, the represent a curse upon civilized behavior.

  • Dennis Richardson

    How many times has the Hebrew God warned Islamic morons like you that HE will stomp you out of existence. Bring it on midget brain fertilize the soil with your blood and bodies. More fertilizer for food to grow to feed humanity.

    • Kind of like how he stomped the Nazis out of existence. Or, was it the Allied forces? I forget.

      The sooner everyone realizes invisible sky wizards don’t exist and none of your holy books matter, the better off we will all be.

  • Lets simply hope and pray that our much greater most Devine and original merciful god Alohim, shakes the earth under Iran so to destroy all its evil leaders plans of destruction and of killing any of the clearly dearest people and servants living in Israel plus elsewhere.
    It will be a much safer more pleasant world without all these crazy liars and real stupid Islamic leaders of Iran, ISIS, Hizballa, Hamas, Palestinians, Alkyda, Islamic Brothers as the list goes on for followers of Muhammad or Hitler teachings.

  • Now Iran has confirmed just how insane its leaders are. Has anyone ever heard of anything so ridiculous as the ‘Divine Right’ This kind of crap went out with the ‘Divine Right of Kings’, for whom Charles Stuart I was beheaded in the 17th Century. The rest of us have moved on somewhat! It occurs to me, as Iran has underground nuclear facilities beneath Tehran, would there not be tunnels with pipelines bringing in sea water from the Caspian sea to keep atomic production cool? The other site of nuclear production is southern coast of Iran – Persian Gulf? All vulnerable! Bye bye divine right to demolish Israel! With madmen like this in IRAN time the world took serious stock of the impact of Islam on world politics?

  • Paul Winter

    In re-asserting its “divine permission” to destroy Israel, Iran is in contravention of UN Charter Article 2, points 3 & 4 concerning settling disputes by peaceful means and not threatening other members and it is also in contravention of the Genocide Convention. And that’s not even mentioning decency and humanitarianism, not the absurdity of having the permission of their god to go on a mission of murder.

    And what says the US President? What say the civilised Europeans? Shame on them!

  • Irwin Graulich

    When will Israel wake up and Nuke those lowlives–before it is too late.

    • I imagine that most Iranians have much better things to do than get immersed in a destructive war with Israel. Unfortunately, they are under the yoke of fanatical, power-hungry leaders. That doesn’t mean the general population deserves to be nuked. We must hope that the morally corrupt leaders will be overthrown before they lead Iran into pointless and ruinous war. Guys like Zolnour won’t be in the front lines, fighting the IDF; he’ll be safe in some bunker, eating caviar.

  • Divine but not godly as in the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. Israel, thru God, will be victorious in the end.

  • The self destruction of State of Israel is nearing. Iran does not need to make any threat, it is in “Turah”. The state of Israel is against the Holy Turah.

  • Won’t that be something when Iran discovers that just the opposite is true.

  • HE IS A SICK

  • … Then it follows that Israel (also) has divine permission for now wiping Iran off the map.

    In fact, throughout the Biblical account of history, the Jewish people were commanded to strike at their enemies, sometimes even preemptively. (See scroll of Esther.) And further, “If someone comes to kill you, you should rise up and kill him first.”
    Talmud Brachot 58b, 62b, Sanhedrin 72a based on Exodus 22:1.

    • Bravo ! Well said, well documented !
      Shalom, my friend !

    • nike leonard

      (Nostradamus the Poit)
      I DRAG THE DUST-BIN OUT/IN THE MIDDLE/OF THE NIGHT

      1/3 Quand la lictiere du 9/11 versee/Et seront faces de leurs E=mSQUARE2 couuers/La AKHETINGTON par gens nouueaux EYEBALL’D/Lors blancs & rouges ARMAGEDDON a l’enuers.
      10/72 L’an mil neuf cens 999 neuf MICRO-THERMITE mois/Du ciel viendra ___/Resusciter ___/Auant apres ___ regner ___.
      10/49 Iardin McSOYABURGER aupres TRINACRIAN neufue/Dans le chemin EGGSHELL/…
      1/42 Le KYLUSH Kalende d’Avril 16-FOOL Gotique/…

  • Thee is nothing divine about allah/satan. But, you go ahead and try because I wanna see Yeshua knock you back on your axis.

  • Carol Howard

    No Islamic Group has any divine anything to Destroy The Holy Land of God. It cannot and will not be done by any evil Islamic Group. God will not have it. Israel is the Birthplace of Jesus. When Jesus returns Israel is key to His return to earth. Jesus will be back soon because of all the evil. Don’t even dare to touch Israel God’s land of His Chosen People. You can never Have Israel, God will never let that happen. Americans stand 100% behind Israel. It is not for Hamas and Hezbollah to lay one hand on Israel. You will be put in Hell upon the return of Christ for all your evil. Amen!

  • If I didn’t know better and I closed my eyes I can hear Hitler speaking. What is so different about this barbaric character and a leader in Isis?

  • Bernie Eltman

    Why can’t one view the comments on your website half the time???

  • Alan Kennedy

    This from an idiot whose “prophet” regurgitated the Books,[at the same time admonishing his followers to respect the people of the Book]… guess the tribal thing doesn’t die easily …

  • Tenório Lourenço Gomes

    Israel tem o direito de existir como estado-nação como também tem o Irã. Nunca devemos apoiar nações beligerantes como Irã. A UNO e demais não devem tomar providência contra essas nações-marginais.

  • Lou VanDelman

    And GOD spoke to Iran and said – Destroy Israel.
    When did this take place ?

  • And these are the animals Obama wishes to leave a Nuclear Legacy with !
    Insanity must attract Insanity, but having a “muslim president” who bows to the King of Saudi Arabia, may we expect more ?
    We should all be afraid, fearful and terrified as to what else this obvious Islamic sympathizer can do in the year or so he still is in office.
    He has created a division between blacks and whites greater than before the 1920’s !
    Rampant naïveté, I pray can not prevail in the whole Senate and Congress, hopefully their are good decent elected reprsenitives who can and will not tolerate this Insanity !
    Reading many articles,are we headed towards a Global “Krystalnacht” ?
    So easy blame the Jews, for everything, no rain it’s the Jews, no bread it’s the Jews !
    Enough already ! Ludicrous !
    We must all come together as a single force, with one motto, one banner !
    NEVER AGAIN !

  • And Obama has divine permission to help!

  • Margalit nike

    Say ni to Iran

  • “An official close to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei asserted that his government has a godly ordained right to annihilate Israel…”

    I guess this also means that Bibi Netanyahu has just the same G-dly right to see that all Iranian officials fry in their own grease as a matter of self-protection.

  • kris kristian

    Those Arbs are the most evil beings in the world.
    What they are saying ,is that the true GOD of the Jews and Christians does not exist and that God never gave any land to the Jews.
    The Jews have been in existace for a few thousand years before Islam came into being.
    Christianity came into being a fre hundred years before Islam
    Islam has no claim to any part of the Jewish state of Israel.
    Unfortunately, the UN gave 75% of what was Jewish according to GOD’s word, to divide the land between Israel, Jordan, Syria etc.
    The only claim that these savages have to Israel’Jerusalem, is that they desecrated the holiest Jewish shrine, by buiilding their mosques on the Temaple Mount
    I pray that GOD sends an eath quake to Iran, Gaza and Lebanon.

    • EXCUSE ME….G-D IS RULER OF ALL SOULS……EVEN THOSE WHO WORSHIP IDOLS…..TRULY THOUGH THE JEWS AND MUSLIMS FOLLOW G-D AS IS TO AND THE CHRISTIANS UNFORTUNATELY HAVE NO STAND ON THIS PLACE…THEY WORSHIP AN IDOL
      JC, WHO HAPPEN TO BE JEWISH AND PERHAPS BECAME THE POSTER BOY FOR CHRISTIANS IN A TIME WHERE NEWS WAS DONE WITH IMAGES ….THEY DID NOT READ OR WRITE….SO THIS POSTER BOY AS IN THE UNTOUCHABLES STATES…..’ANOTHER DEAD JEW’ I WORSHIP….SO …ON THAT NOTE…..THE ABOVE THAT I WROTE DESCRIBES THOSE WHO PRAY….WORK TOWARDS GOOD….WOULDN’T HURT A SOUL ONE WAY OR ANOTHER AND TRULY REPRESENT THE WORD RIGHTEOUS …..THAT IS WHAT COUNTS….AND TO THOS RIGHTEOUS PEOPLE I CAN NOT THANK YOU ENOUGH FOR ALL THE STRENGTH EXHIBITED…

      AND, AS I RECALL….DID NOT HE POPE JUST SEAL OUR FATE IN SOME MANNER.

      CAN YOU IMMAGE THE PERCENTAGE OF CATHOLICS AND CHRISTIANS IN ISRAEL VOTING AGAINST THE JEWS , ADDING TO THE CONFUSED JEWISH COMMUNITY WHO WANTS THIS STATE TO BE FORMED…..THAT POSITION WOULD BE WITHOUT WORDS
      A HORROR.

      THINK AGAIN WHEN YOU STATE THIS FORM OF COLLECTED WORDS…..CHRISTIANS ARE DOING WHAT CHRISTIANS ARE ALLOWED TO DO…..DEFACE THEMSELVES , DANCE NAKED ON THE STREETS….AND MORE….AS LONG AS THEY KEEP THE 7 LAWS OF NOAH……..

      • What on Earth does any of this have to do with Iran’s and Hezbollah’s threat to annihilate the State of Israel? Just because the fanatical lunatic leaders of Islamic terrorist organisations profess to be monotheistic as in Judaism this justifies their attitudes and actions? i think not.

  • It is shear nonsense there on God, on messenger, these all are man created illusions.

  • Divine permission , from who ? These statements do not make the headlines , why ?
    If any other state was threteand ,with annihilation , there would be , outrage ,protests ,UN security council, resolutions. The people in the know,left wingers, journalists ,world leaders, academics do not care, the rest of the people ,do not know about it

  • It also states in the Koran that all infidels have to be annihilated, so guess what they will do next especially if Obama’s plan for them to produce an atom bomb comes about?

  • AWORLDWITHOUTIRAN

    If Israel ceases to exist Iran will be turned into a sheet of glass.

  • Reform School

    The hushed-up goal of the Iran-supported Obama White House?

  • Lauren Goldman

    Did you ever notice that these cretins are always pointing one finger up? What are they, wannabe proctologists? Following this morons logic; if I tie a rag tightly around my head, voila! I have a divine right, as a sniper, to put a round in Khameini’s left eye (one can only hope).

  • Joseph Ozer

    Regime change in Iran should be divinely ordained.

  • I will bless those who bless you, and those who curse you . . . .

  • Larry A. Singleton

    And our Traitor in Chief falls all over himself to usher in Armageddon. Who would have thought we’d have a president as bad or worse than all the Jew haters combined.

  • Every Iranian statement since 1979 alluding to Israel’s destruction has been calmly and carefully assessed for its real threat factor and then banked . Not a single statement is missed nor forgotten . Should the threat turn from mere rhetoric to a clear and present existential threat , Israel will deal with that threat as it sees fit and will not rely on others to rein in the Iranian threat .

  • He is only following the teachings found in the Ahadiths, Book 41, #6985, to wit:
    “The Last Day will not come until the Muslims fight the Jews… Until a tree says, Muslim servant of Allah, there is a Jew behind me. Come and kill him.”

  • Bullfrog Europe

    It already shows that the Arab world is intent on destroying itself. So if Iran and its Arab neighbours are already set on destroying their fellow Arab Sunnis, they won’t hesitate with Israel.

    It is time the West .. America, France and the UK woke up, and realise that much of the Arab world should be destroyed. This ‘cancer’ is dangerous and a threat to Israel.

  • rjohnstonlynch

    tragically,this IS A VIEW HELD THROUGHOUT ALL ISLAM,SHIITE AND SUNNI ALIKE!WE IN THE WEST IGNORE IT AT OUR MORTAL PERIL.

  • rachel robinson

    That is amazing!!! by the same token of course Israel has a Divine permission not only to stay alive but if need be to destroy its enemies. I believe the God of the Jews is the stronger one!!!

  • Otto Schiff

    The way to deal with such threats is to wipe Iran of the map first.

  • Leo Toystory

    Talk is cheap, you Persian piss ant. If you’re so beloved by your big old moon god you really ought to be able to whip tiny little Israel now, without waiting till your nukes are ready to go. So go ahead, let’s see how tough you are, and launch a war against them using conventional weapons. Truth is, YOU WOULDN’T DARE, cause you’re weak and sick and rotten to the depth of your beings and Israel will leave you and your toady boys in Hezbollah devastated. If you try to launch any nukes at Israel there won’t be a single city over 50,000 people left in Iran. Remember that when your children’s flesh falls off their bones in front of you. You are one SICK culture and the world will be much better off without you.

  • Yoel Nitzarim

    This inferno message has perseverated from the lips of the Iranian regime leadership continually for years, yet the American leadership is endeavouring in every which way to bring about detente or at least entente between America and Iran. Such a venture is absolutely bound to fail! I am writing this response from my studio apartment in Ramot Bet, Jerusalem, Israel, the capital of Israel. The American government will not recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel as well. In just four days, the liberation of Jerusalem will be celebrated throughout the entire State of Israel, yet Israel’s closest ally will not recognise the fact that the undivided city of Jerusalem is Israel’s capital. Reality is reality, fact is fact. How can Israel believe that this Obama administration is serious about preventing Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon when the administration is doing everything in its power to capitulate to Iran’s every demand in the so-called negotiating process? How can this Obama administration be willing to give Iran $50 billion for signing some treaty or letter of intention to stop its nuclear ambition when Iran’s nuclear facilities can never be fully tested and monitored? When someone says that he or she hates me, that is very good reason for me to believe him or her: why does this Obama administration not believe Iran’s intention to annihilate the State of Israel?

  • Funny, I thought only prophets got their orders directly from Allah. So I guess Mojtaba Zolnour is claiming to be a prophet.

  • Mere empty rhetoric on going threats. To stop such threats once and for ever the Mullahas’ atomic teeth must be totally extracted and all atomic capabilities killed.

  • HOW WILL LIBERALS REACT TO THIS ARTICLE?

    Show this article to a bunch of Liberals, preferably Jewish Liberals.

    The predicable response of the Liberals will be: extreme denial.

    The Liberals will claim that the Iranians are not really serious about harming Israel, despite numerous public proclamations of their wipe-Israel-off-the-map intentions.

    The Liberals will claim that the Iranians can’t be serious about harming Israel, because deep down, the Iranians are just misunderstood victims, which excuses all their wrongdoings and makes them good people.

    The Liberals will deny obvious facts, because their world-view is based on their desires, not facts or logic.

  • Linda Rivera

    Such arrogant words spoken against the G-d of Israel.

    Why does this vile G-d hater ignore that Jerusalem is mentioned hundreds of times in the Bible, not once in the Quran.

    Thousands of years before Islam was invented, G-d prophesied of a future time to come:

    Joel 3:2 I will gather all the nations and bring them down to the valley of Jehoshaphat. Then I will enter into judgement with them there on behalf of My people, and My inheritance, Israel, whom they have scattered among the nations; and they have divided up My land.

    Zechariah 1:14 Thus says the Lord of hosts, “I am exceedingly jealous for Jerusalem and Zion.”

  • Israel has the devine right to destroy any invader .

    How does our president view Iran when he reads their devine right to destroy one of our allies?

  • I fIsrael has nukes they should give an ultimatum and use them, why take the risk… the persians keep threatening to liquidate the Jews and the Jews just hope for… I dont know what they hope for.

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    Holocaust humor and the role that laughter played in the lives of Jews during World War II are the focus of a documentary that made its world premiere on Monday at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City. In The Last Laugh, first- and second-generation survivors, as well as famous Jewish and non-Jewish comedians, discuss their thoughts on when joking about the death camps is appropriate or taboo. “Nazi humor, that’s OK. Holocaust humor, no,” Jewish comedic giant, actor and filmmaker Mel Brooks says in the film. “Anything I […]

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  • Arts and Culture Blogs Tragedy Culminates in ‘Celebration,’ Says Israeli Author Who Lost Son to Terror

    Tragedy Culminates in ‘Celebration,’ Says Israeli Author Who Lost Son to Terror

    JNS.org – Sherri Mandell’s life was devastated on May 8, 2001, when her 13-year-old son Koby was murdered by terrorists on the outskirts of the Israeli Jewish community of Tekoa. Yet Mandell not only shares the story of her loss, but also celebrates the lessons she has learned from tragedy. Indeed, “celebrate” is this Israeli-American author’s word choice. Her second book, The Road to Resilience: From Chaos to Celebration (Toby Press), came out earlier this year. The lesson: in every celebration, there is […]

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