Today was the annual day the Palestinians observe Nakba Day, “the Catastrophe” which is how they refer to Israel becoming a state on this date in 1948. While dozens of Palestinians and four Israeli soldiers were lightly injured, overall it was not much of a protest.
A combination of IDF readiness and a weary and fractured Palestinian public helped ensure the day passed with relatively few clashes. Times of Israel (Nakba Day Defanged)
In addition in the same report, a Palestinian human rights worker named Bassem Eid, attributed the relative calm to the state of Palestinian society, which he described as frustrated, fractured, tired and hopeless. “The back of Palestinian society has been broken by the Hamas-Fatah separation,” he said, noting that within the West Bank, a region he referred to as “Fatahstan,” the rifts within Fatah were so deep there was no hope of any coördinated uprising. “There cannot be an intifada so long as we have an intrafada,” he said.
Meanwhile, Yaachov Kirschen, the Dry Bones cartoonist, made a great point with his cartoon and commentary about a Nakba observance at Tel Aviv University. His comparison to US universities each accepting millions of dollars from Saudi Arabia to endow Muslim Professors on campuses across this country is a sober reminder. Islam intends to rule the planet and as the cliché goes: “They are in it, to win it.”
Watch therefore, and pray always that you may be counted worthy to escape all these things that will come to pass, and to stand before the Son of Man. Luke 21:36
Therefore let us not sleep, as others do, but let us watch and be sober. 1 Thessalonians 5:6
Remember therefore how you have received and heard; hold fast and repent. Therefore if you will not watch, I will come upon you as a thief, and you will not know what hour I will come upon you. Revelation 3:3
Les Lawrence, Voice of Christian Zionists (READ MORE)
Dry Bones added a second cartoon on this theme: