While the Zionists celebrate the anniversary of the founding of the so called “State” of
Israel, the worldwide Jewish community, faithful to the teachings of G-d and the Torah,
gather to commemorate this anniversary as a day of sorrow and tragedy.
The founding of the Zionist State is in direct contradiction to the teachings of the Torah,
which forbids the establishment of a Jewish State and commands Jews to remain in exile
until released from that exile by G-d Himself without any human intervention. At which time
all Nations of the world will live together in peace.
Two thousand years ago, at the time of the destruction of the holy Temple, the Jewish
people were commanded by the Creator (kesubos 111a)
- Not to go up en masse to the land of Israel
- Not to rebel against the nations
- Not to in any way attempt to end the exile
Torah faithful Jews are to behave in a civil, honest and grateful manner towards their host
nations throughout the world.
The Zionist intervention against G-d’s will by establishing the ‘State of Israel’, represents a
direct rebellion against G-d and the Torah, a rebellion which has generated untold pain and
suffering, to Jew and non-Jew alike.
On the anniversary of the founding of this heretical Zionist State, Torah true Jews mourn
the attempt to transform Judaism from a religion into a secular entity and the attempt to
uproot the Torah teachings. We mourn the sacrilege it has produced: desecration of the
Sabbath, loss of modesty, and a litany of violations against many laws of our faith and
Jewish teachings, amongst them the command of compassion for our fellow beings.
We mourn the subjugation, expulsion and horrific oppression of the Palestinian people, in a
continuing chain of events, from the time of the foundation of the ‘State’, culminating in the
recent tragic onslaught on Gaza. The list goes on and on...
On the tragic day of this anniversary, we fast and gather in Synagogues around the world,
praying for a total, speedy and peaceful dismantlement of the heretical Zionist ‘State of
Israel’, to be replaced by a free Palestine and a free Jerusalem entirely in accordance with
the aspirations of the Palestinian people.
May we then merit that this year will be the year when the glory of the Almighty will be
revealed over the whole world, when all nations will live in peace and join together in the
service of one G-d, soon in our days. Amen.
Israeli Independence Day 2007 on the streets of Jerusalem. The big banner reads in Hebrew: “We mourn 59 years of Zionist
rebellion against G-d and His Torah.”