The Supreme Court or The Supreme Being?

It is not only the IDF Chief Rabbi's appointment that the Supreme Court sees itself authorized to postpone, it is also ready to destroy Eretz Yisrael and ruin the lives of Jewish families. Israel must make a choice.

Shifra Hoffman,

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It seems surreal, to say the least, that after the traumatic expulsion of thousands of Jews from their homes in Gush Katif, that Israel, the Jewish homeland, has been ordered by the Supreme Court  to destroy  Amona, a so-called 'settlement' in Eretz Yisrael  and to expel the  brave and devoted Jewish families who have lived there for decades from their homes .

Never mind that each new expulsion emboldens the implacable Arab enemies, whose raison d'etre is to destroy Israel entirely, to continue their nefarious terrorist attacks against innocent Israeli Jewish men women and children!

Never mind that countless Arabs who claim Jewish homes were built on "their property"(sic) are squatters who migrated to Israel seeking employment after the Jewish State was reborn, in 1948.

Never mind that no one has come forward to claim the land, except for 1 or 2 dunams out of 500 and that the granting of it to Jordanians by King Hussein was illegal.

Never mind that more than a few Arabs and the Palestinian Authority media have publicly declared that Tel Aviv, Haifa, Jaffa and Jerusalem re also "occupied territory" which belong to them, as do areas where some of the judges in Israel's High Court of Justice who ordered the destruction of Amona now reside.

Should Arabs making such claims decide to seek legal action- will Israel's Supreme Court also rule in their favor?

The Government of Israel's past ill-fated decision to destroy Yamit, Gush Katif and other  similar outrageous  expulsions of idealistic Jews who built their homes and their lives in good faith in Medinat Yisrael did not bring 'peace'.

Ironically, instead it launched a marked increase in Arab terrorist attacks.

But the 'learned' justices of Israel's Supreme Court, in their present odious decision to destroy Amona, have not absorbed the lesson of the wise adage "He who does not learn from history, is doomed to repeat it.”

To my mind, there exits a much deeper and more significant aspect to the recent ruling concerning Amona as well as  many other detrimental decisions handed down by Israel's Supreme Court which are in direct conflict with Torah-true Judaism.

The Tanach the  Bible upon which Israel bases its claim for sovereignty in  our one Jewish country, unequivocally teaches that G-D commanded Jews  to settle everywhere in the holy land whch He deeded to the Jewish people as an eternal inheritance.

We are admonished to "drive out the enemy before he becomes pricks in your eyes and thorns in your sides and will vex you in the land in which you live".

This deep seated problem which has never been resolved since the establishment of the State of Yisrael, namely whether Israel should be governed according to secular law or Torah Law, now threatens to pit Jew against Jew and brings us closer to a dangerous civil war.


In rendering their contemporary decisions, the Government of Israel should remember the long and painful history of the Jewish people!

It is not the secular laws such  as those espoused by Israel's Supreme Court, but rather obedience to the time honored and wise Torah Laws of the Supreme Being which ultimately insure Jewish survival.


Shifra Hoffman is a noted journalist, Founder of the VICTIMS OF ARAB TERROR INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION (VAT) website and Executive Director of SHUVA (Return) the ISRAEL EMERGENCY ALIYAH