Monday, August 10, 2015

Who Owns This land?

There is no more controversial land in the world than the land of Israel. Wars have been fought over it and, for some strange reason, this country, the size of the state of New Jersey, is in the news and on the agenda of many governments and the United Nations, more than any other country in the world (except, perhaps, for the US of A). Why?

The answer has a similar connotation to the topic of Jew-hatred. Who is the real owner of the land?HASHEM!!!!!!!!!!! Of course, He owns the entire universe, so the Land of Israel is on the same deed. But, what did the Owner say about the land. Also, in all fairness to the world – especially those who don’t go by the word of this Owner, what does international law say about this land?

Israel was the name given to Jacob after he fought the angel (Genesis 32:25-30). The country was named the Land of Israel meaning that Hashem told Jacob, or Israel, that this land belongs to his descendants. Of course, this was the same message that was given to Jacob’s father, Isaac and his grandfather, Abraham. Later it was told to Moses and all the Israelites (called as such since they were the descendants of Israel). The Jews or as they were referred to in the time of Abraham, the Hebrews, have dwelled in this land for over 3700 years. Even with two exiles, which were accompanied by the destruction of the Temples, there has always been a Jewish presence in the land of Israel. There is no doubt that biblically, the Land of Israel belongs to the Jews.

We are told in the Bible that when the Jews return to their homeland, the land will miraculously start to produce. This land had remained desolate for close to 2000 years. After 1948 this totally useless land that many cultures unsuccessfully tried to cultivate, became some of the most fertile producing farmland in the world. Hundreds of millions of trees have been planted since 1948 and Israel in present time exports produce in great quantity. They even designated the area where the Jews live “the green line” since the areas where non-Jews live is still not fertile and still remains desert. This is a strong message from Hashem that His people are returning and this is the end of history, as we know it.

This is a miraculous proof from Hashem that the Green Line, where the Jews presently live, matches the area told to Moses 3328 years ago. The satellite picture on the left shows where the Jews live, and the map on the right, from the Artscroll Stone Edition of the Chumash (The Five Books of Moses), is the area designated by Hashem for the Israelites. There is an area to the north that is not presently inhabited by Jews, but will be in the near future:

Let’s talk international law.

With the second exile in the year 68, some crazy Roman renamed the country Palestine (mostly because he couldn’t pronoun Philistine). Even in the almost two thousand years, that the country was called Palestine, there was still a presence by its designated owner, the Jews. Before 1948, the Palestinians were the Jews. I have neighbors who were born here before 1948 who joke about the fact that they were the real Palestinians. They became Israeli’s when the country was once again named Israel. In 1964, with the forming of the Palestine Liberation Organization (a terrorist group), they started a very well organized propaganda campaign and pretended that the Arabs who live in Israel were the real Palestinians.

The British Mandate (in effect, British rule) of Palestine, including the Balfour Declaration, was confirmed by the League of Nations in 1922 at the San Remo conference. It came into effect by treaty in 1923. The boundaries of Palestine were drawn by the British and included modern Jordan, which was called Trans-Jordanian Palestine (you mean there is a Palestine that exists today that is much bigger than Israel?). The declaration included the wording “His Majesty's government view with favor the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people.

This eventually led to the establishment of the State of Israel in 1948 by the newly formed United Nations. The problem was that the UN took away 82% of the land designated for the Jews including most of the area that was biblical Israel. It was well known that the United States State Department advised the then President Harry Truman to sign in favor of the Jewish state, but only because the US was convinced that 4 mighty Arab armies would obliterate this new nation. How noble of the US and many other Jew-hating countries who thought they had the next final solution. Hashem had other plans. To this day the US military will never teach the tactics of the Israeli army used in the 1948 war since miracles aren’t part of military tactical training. Israel had no usable effective army, no armament with which to fight and only One top General to lead them – Hashem. I guarantee that Israel in every conflict that followed (1956, 1967, 1973, 1982, 1991, 2006, and all the terrorist attacks in between) was not as mighty as they thought and had to rely on great miracles to experience the success they enjoyed.

So what does it mean when you see in the news how Israel is constantly trying to occupy Arab land? It is the most effective propaganda from terrorist groups and has the complete support of the Jew-hating media and Jew hating-nations of the world. All of the land from the Jordan River to the Mediterranean Sea is Israel. The only way that land can be given to someone else is by a legal treaty such as the treaty that resulted from the San Remo Conference, 1920. That treaty officially by international law gave the Land of Palestine back to its owners, the Jews. The UN resolution of 1947, the Oslo Accord of 1993 and any other bogus agreements to give the land away are not legal by international law – it can only be accomplished with a treaty. Another consideration is that any country that is attacked and wins territory in that war, keeps it. Why does Israel have to give back land to Arab terrorist organizations after Israel won the war – land that belongs to the Jews in the first place?

The Arabs of the Middle East have about 650 times the amount of land that the Jews have. If we talk about Islamic countries, we increase to over 1000 times the land area that the Jews have. The Jews are in great shortage of land, the Arabs are not. What is even worse is that the Arabs don’t even want the land. When we hear speeches in English they talk of the horrors of the Jews stealing their land. When they talk in Arabic (in their mosques, for instance) they tell their true agenda – we want all the Jews dead. What is even sadder is they say “first the Saturday people, then the Sunday people.” In other words the bottom line is to kill all the infidels and make the entire planet Islamic. They are making great strides since the Jew-hating world supports their efforts even though it would mean the demise of all non-Jewish nations. I wish Israel’s propaganda was that good!!!!!

All this is prophesied in the Torah. In the book of Deuteronomy 32:21:

“They have moved Me to jealousy with that which is not G-d, they have provoked Me to anger with their vanities; and I will move them to jealousy with those which are a non-people; I will provoke them to anger with a foolish, senseless nation.”
Hashem is telling us that when we are not doing His will (since Israel is being run by a secular government that does a lot of improper things), He will provoke us with a vile people who are not represented by a sovereign nation, but, as in this case a bunch of terrorists pretending to be a government.

There is an organization that wrote an article in their magazine several years ago. They said “We know the land belongs to you, but as long as you fear people more than you fear G-d, you do not deserve the land.” Who said such a truism? It appeared in the first addition of the new Al Qaeda magazine. Our enemy knows more about our mistakes than we do, since Hashem uses them to bring us around to what we are supposed to be doing in this world.

It is interesting to note that Jerusalem, the so-called third holiest city to Islam, is not even mentioned in the Koran – that’s right, zero times you will find Jerusalem. However, it does say in the Koran that the land promised to Moses is for the Jews – all of it.

Mohammed was honest and acknowledged the special relationship of the Jewish people with G-d and the land He gave them. It says in the Koran:

[Sura 5:20] Recall that Moses said to his people (the Jews), "O my people, remember G-D's blessings upon you: He appointed prophets from among you, made you kings, and granted you what He never granted any other people."
[Sura 5:21] "O my people, enter the holy land (Israel) that G-D has decreed for you, and do not rebel, lest you become losers."
Later in the Koran, in order to make it clear and leave no doubts that the Jewish G-d had given ownership of the land to the Jews, Mohammed took additional time to repeat the writing of the Torah in Sura 7 about the Jews and Moses:
[Sura 7:137] "We let the oppressed people inherit the land, east and west, and we blessed it. The blessed commands of your L-rd were thus fulfilled for the Children of Israel, to reward them for their steadfastness, and we annihilated the works of Pharaoh and his people and everything they harvested."
[Sura 7:144] He said, "O Moses, I have chosen you (the Jews), out of all the people, with My messages and by speaking to you. Therefore, take what I have given you and be appreciative."
Wouldn't it be nice if the world knew the Absolute Truth, including all the Jews?

Tomorrow, B”N, I will continue with additional absolute truth from the Torah about the size of the land (in the near future) that will blow your mind. This will be in answer to recent questions from some of my readers about… (I am not telling you, you will have to tune in tomorrow).

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