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By Aviel Schneider | | Topics: BEHIND THE SCENES
Jerusalem
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It’s a topic on which people simply cannot agree. Over the past 25 years, I’ve found that people of all generations somehow succeed in finding some excuse for totally discrediting Israel. I’m more aware of this today than ever before. When you think about it, those fighting Israel, be it on the field of battle or in the spiritual realm, are two particular sons from the story of the patriarchs. Two rejected sons, Ishmael and Esau. From Ishmael arose the Arab nation that produced Islam. Esau, in turn, married Ishmael’s daughter, Mahalath. His descendants were the Edomites.

The Jewish sages have long considered Edom and...

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