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Jerusalem: Unite or Divide?

After 50 years united, should Jerusalem be one city or two? Watch revealing on-street interviews.

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(2) Gustavo Barajas, June 5, 2017 8:09 PM

Truth Hurts!

We Jews are different but we are not racists, since authentic Judaism dictates that anyone who subscribes to the idea of unity above hatred is regarded as Jewish. Yet, Jews are definitely unique.

Currently, because Jews are not “a light unto nations,” meaning they are not spreading the light of unity, the world hates them. If the Jews return to being what they were when they became a nation after committing to unite “as one man with one heart,” the world will view them as the most valuable nation on the planet. Through their unity or separation, the Jews determine whether hatred or love of others will prevail the world over, and the world relates to them accordingly.

No other text sums up this message as clearly as this excerpt from The Book of Zohar. In the portion Aharei Mot, the book writes, “Behold, how good and how pleasant it is when brothers sit together. These are the friends as they sit together, at first they seem like people at war, wishing to kill one another. Then, they return to being in brotherly love. Henceforth, you will also not part … and by your merit there will be peace in the world.” Let us do what we must do.

(1) Shoshana-Jerusalem, June 4, 2017 6:05 PM

You call this united?

There are Arab sections in Jerusalem that if a Jew dares enter he takes his life in his hands.

Yet the Arabs walk around freely here, in and out of our stores, up and down our streets. They come in in hordes on the light rail train because Israel was crazy enough to give them stops, I noticed lately that there are some who even pay. Of
course they want one united city.

I would also like to see one united Jerusalem, where we can walk safely and freely through our streets.

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