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You also have a serious problem with the English language, Mr. Finkelstein. Perhaps someone can help you correctly define the words “freedom” and “dignity.”
But love for Israel? Gratitude to Hashem for restoring us after the long night of Exile, just as He promised? Recognition that the creation and survival of a Jewish state against such long odds is nothing short of a most spectacular miracle? I’m afraid you’ll find little if any of that in the non-Modern Orthodox Torah velt.
Our Sages have divided the history of man into three 2,000-year epochs. The first ranges from Adam Harishon until Avraham Avinu and is essentially a period of darkness, as the world’s inhabitants lived without Torah. The second span includes the birth of the Jewish nation and the many centuries spent in the Holy Land. Finally we have our present condition; the 2,000 year exile whose conclusion will usher in the Age of Moshiach.
Dr. Yaakov Stern
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