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Monthly Archives: October 2013

Carmel News Alert

David’s Comment: “Tikkun Olam”  –  Redeeming a Broken World
To follow on from last week’s comment concerning the dramatic rise of international hatred towards Israel and the Jewish people, most of the nations of the world are unwittingly attempting to “cut off the hand that blesses them.”   At Mount Sinai God called Israel to be a light and a blessing to the nations. For religious Jews who take the Word of God seriously, one of the major concepts of the Jewish faith is Tikkun Olam or  Reparing the World.  Over the last 2000 years while the Jewish people lived in almost every country on the planet, they have blessed their host nations in the spheres of science, medicine, education, art and entertainment.  A very disproportionate percentage of the good things that the rest of the world has enjoyed over the last 2 millenia, and most of the good things that  the world enjoys today, come from the hands of the Jewish people.

Even moreso, over the last 100 years, as more than 6.5 million Jewish people have returned to the land of their forefathers – the modern State of Israel… Continue reading

Siddur 5th October