MembersSELF-DESTRUCTION by order of the nations

The evacuation of the Jewish settlement outpost of Amona in the biblical heartland of Judea and Samaria (the so-called “West Bank”) provides renewed food for thought.

By Aviel Schneider |
AMONA 2017: Jews evacuate Jews Photo: Yonatan SIndel/Flash90

A few weeks ago, Israeli police and soldiers forcibly evicted about 330 settlers from the disputed community on orders from the Supreme Court, which ruled that it was built illegally on privately-owned Palestinian land.


This was not the first such evacuation of a Jewish settlement. And whenever Jews have removed their own brothers and sisters from their homes, the rift within Israeli society has deepened. The world attempts to morally condemn our collective conscience in Israel, as if we have stolen the Land from the Palestinians. And without biblical justification, the nations are apparently right.


This intimidates Israeli governments which end up doing what the West demands of them. Yet if Israel is not careful, the nations will force the Jewish state to self-destruct. Nothing serves this agenda more effectively than when Jews are fighting among themselves and carrying out the dictates of the West. The prophet Isaiah already warned about this more than 2,700 years ago.

In 1982, Israel had to...

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