Since the beginning of mass Aliyah to Eretz Yisrael (Land of Israel) - 60-70 years ago - began relentless struggle for a narrow strip of land. By the time we can talk about a certain "fatigue", when many residents of the country tired of the constant feeling of danger and the enormous stress as a result they are willing to cede large parts of Eretz Yisrael for the promise of "peace." Then the son asks the father ': 1. Why is it Eretz Yisrael? After all, if we talk about national scrap for the Jewish people, which prevents us to allocate another piece of land in this big world - for example, in Uganda, which will not cause as much controversy as the Land of Israel - that we could live there in peace and alone? Even the name can be changed, with Uganda's "State of Israel, and the change is no one cause objections. 2. Why Eretz Israel attracts all the people? Throughout the world there are many places that are "bone of contention, but always we are talking about the neighboring nations. And only the Land of Israel is constantly in the spotlight, even those who live very far away - for example, it once attracted the Crusaders that came from Europe. One would assume that the desire of Christians and Muslims to Palestine derives from the stories of the founding of these religions. But the history of Islam has about 1300 years, the history of 2000 years of Christianity, while Jewish history began to unfold for 1300 years before Christianity. Nevertheless, we know that Eretz Yisrael was the center of attraction for the peoples of the earth in the era of the Exodus from Egypt. And here's the proof: Yehoshua bin Nun. logging and the country fought against 31 local king. According to the logic, if we divide the Land of Israel at 31 Part, each of them in the same way as in the Passover Haggadah sons asked his father four questions.
|Author||Melamed, Adassa, d-r|