'Pillar of Cloud'

For the past few years Hamas and others in Gaza and now from the Egyptian Sinai have rained missiles into Israel, over 700 in the past year, 120 in the past few days.  Deliberately aimed at civilian targets - farms, towns, schools, hospitals - over a million Israelis are now staying in bomb shelters.   This all fits in with Hamas belief, carried into deathly practice that "The annihilation of the Jews in Palestine is one of the most splendid blessings for Palestine." Enough!  Israel decided to strike back in Operation Pillar of Cloud (in Hebrew), Pillar of Defense (in English).   When the Egyptian Pharoah finally let the Israelites go, as described in the Torah, the Jewish Bible, in Exodus  19 And the angel of G-d, who went before the camp of Israel, removed and went behind them; and the pillar of cloud removed from before them, and stood behind them; 20 and it came between the camp of Egypt and the camp of Israel; and there was the cloud and the...(Read Full Post)