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Ridiculous Anti-Israel Propaganda of the Day

Anti-Israel propaganda sites make it a habit of demonizing Jews over our religious rituals and practices in the Holy Land.

Some propaganda site called AlQastal News is no exception.

Those are not “colonial Israeli settlers” dancing and carrying “traditional Rosh Hashana foods.” They are Jews in the Old City of Jerusalem carrying out prayers related to the festival of Sukkot, while holding the lulav and etrog.

On Sukkot, we hold and wave during various parts of the prayer service the lulav (a palm branch), with myrtle and willow branches, and an etrog, (a citron fruit). 

No-one is eating those! (although technically the citron is edible).

These propagandists really think we eat everything* (including our own festivals)!

By the way, the festival of Sukkot is very much tied to the agricultural season in Israel (like our other festivals) so this ritual is a good indication we are not “settlers” but rather indigenous to this land.

Update: Speaking about Jews and eating…

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David Lange

A law school graduate, David Lange transitioned from work in the oil and hi-tech industries into fulltime Israel advocacy. He is a respected commentator and Middle East analyst who has often been cited by the mainstream media
Picture of David Lange

David Lange

A law school graduate, David Lange transitioned from work in the oil and hi-tech industries into fulltime Israel advocacy. He is a respected commentator and Middle East analyst who has often been cited by the mainstream media
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