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    Rahm Emanuel To Celebrate At Israeli-Occupied Wailing Wall

    Rahm Emanuel To Celebrate At Israeli-Occupied Wailing Wall

    The Obama administration considers all territory Israel captured during the 1967 war to be occupied territory, including sections of Jerusalem.

    Israel’s plan to construct new houses in a Jewish section of Jerusalem outside the pre-1967 border was the excuse the Obama administration used for the contrived crisis in March.

    Now, it turns out that White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel plans on celebrating his son’s Bar Mitzvah at the Western (Wailing) Wall in Jerusalem, which was controlled by Jordan prior to 1967.

    The liberation of the Western Wall was one of the most emotional points of the 1967 war (photo right).

    Some Israelis are upset that one of the architects of the Obama administration’s plan to re-divide Jerusalem wants to celebrate at the Western Wall, and protests are planned.

    I feel for Emanuel’s son, and it is unfortunate that the father’s political actions are impinging on an important family event. Any threats made should be condemned.

    But, there is an ancient Hebrew saying which addresses this very situation: “You can’t have it both ways.”

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    Actually, doesn't talmidic reasoning cover this and many other such situations?

    "Maybe yes, then again, maybe no?


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