ISRAEL: If I Forget Thee ...

Year after year, for 1,880 years, wherever their wanderings took them, the Jews of the Diaspora have prayed at Passover time: "Next year—in Jerusalem." This year, they were emphatically in Jerusalem. In the ancient city the Israelis celebrated a triumphant Passover.

Next Year ... Israel's strongly secular government, many of whose officials neglect to keep the Sabbath, went all out for the "Feast of Liberation." In accordance with a Jewish law that all regular cooking utensils must be put away during Passover week, the Israeli army formally sold all its pots & pans to a Gentile, with the tacit agreement...

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