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Operation Pillar Of Defense Becomes A Cloudy Pillar


And the operation with the powerful name Pillar of a Cloud ended with a whimper as our Three Musketeers – Netanyahu, Lieberman and Barak – patted each other on the head during a press conference, bragging about their great accomplishment of creating a cloudy pillar called Hamastan and expressing regret for the eight holy candles that were snuffed out in this war – three soldiers and five civilians.

At least the Musketeer who should have stepped down has now resigned from politics, and that’s comforting.

May our charming nation remember the eight victims of this failed campaign when lighting each of the eight Chanukah candles and may we dedicate ourselves to quick and decisive mitzvah performance, especially when it comes to saving lives.

About the Author: Dov Shurin is a popular radio personality and the composer and producer of several albums. He lives with his family in Israel and can be contacted at dovshurin@yahoo.com. His Jewish Press column appears the third issue of each month.


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