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Where Were Our Leaders?


At 7 p.m. we began dismantling our banners and signs. The crowd began to drift off in different directions and another demonstration had come to an end. We knew we had to be there to provide some kind of answer to the haters of Israel, but we also know that with all our efforts to educate and present the facts and show the truth, the tsunami won’t be easily stopped.

It is up to our leaders, in America and Israel, to lead the way. They can no longer be no-shows but must be in the forefront, proclaiming Israel’s biblical, historical and legal rights to all the Land of Israel.

The battle lines have been drawn, and we see them on the streets of New York City. The Islamic religious war has come to America. The Israelis have been excoriated for fighting the battle on their turf. What will America’s answer be?

About the Author: Helen Freedman is executive director of Americans For a Safe Israel/AFSI. She can be contacted at afsi@rcn.com.


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One Response to “Where Were Our Leaders?”

  1. Marianna Mugno says:

    The same thing for women, blacks, minorities … It is only a cause when it is a LEFT cause, or worthy of media attention … Look at the way they treat Conservative women, they have more intelligence in their pretty little pinkies than liberal women have in their ugly little brains and look how they get treated … Always one sided, It’s a shame :(

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