The Best Defense is Offense

Batya Medad ,

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Batya Medad
New York-born Batya Medad made aliyah with her husband just weeks after their 1970 wedding and has been living in Shiloh since 1981. Political pundit, with a unique perspective, Batya has worked in a variety of professions: teaching, fitness, sales, cooking, public relations, photography and more. She has a B.S. in Journalism, is a licensed English Teacher specializing as a remedial teacher and for a number of years has been studying Tanach (Bible) in Matan. Batya blogs on Shiloh Musings and A Jewish Grandmother. ...

Being polite when insulted, turning the other cheek and all that-- must cease!  When we're insulted, patronized, threatened, lied about etc we have to start telling those immoral, hypocritical, anti-Jewish Rights bullies to stop and watch out.  Generally, I avoid reading left-wing dribble, but yesterday I came across a NY Times op-ed which got me going, and here's what I wrote:

That's Not "Love" Buster

What makes this NY Times writer, NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF, such an expert in Israel, history and civil rights? His op-ed, Tough Love for Israel? is an outrageous mish-mash of pseudo-facts, distortions and ignorance.

The Jewish Nation has a well-documented history thousands of years old, and the United States is barely a pisher, just over two hundred years old.
Today we may appear weak and leaderless, but like our ancient king, our strength will revive

Don't talk tough love to me, Kristof! Respect your elders. I don't need to hear your chutzpadik demands. Of all the nerve to instruct American politicians to tell us not to build and develop our country. Don't you dare compare Christian and Muslim history in the HolyLand to our Jewish History.

We Jews have existed long before those two other religions, both of which tried to usurp our forefathers, history and Land.

Don't let our tired Prime Minister fool you. He's not the real power. The Israeli people are, and we're not tired, not at all. We'll surprise you.

We'll surprise you and the world, just like King David did when he seemed definitely on his deathbed, oblivious to everything. Suddenly his beloved Batsheva walked in, the woman for whom he risked his throne. She told him that one of his older sons had proclaimed himself king, as if King David was already dead. But, she reminded him: "You promised me that our son, Shlomo (Solomon), would succeed you as king."

All of a sudden, King David came back to life and instructed her, his staff and son Shlomo exactly what to do. And Shlomo haMelech, King Solomon ruled.

Remember that the Moshiach, Messiah is descended from King David. Today we may appear weak and leaderless, but like our ancient king, our strength will revive, so stop talking about us and to us like we're an unruly child.

The Jewish People has existed thousands of years before America, and we'll be around thousands of years after you're history.