Ari Goldwag - Rochel Mevaka (Rachel Cries) Based entirely on Jeremiah 31:15, a part of a prophecy proclaimed by Jeremiah after the destruction of the first Temple and the Exile of most Jews from the Land of Israel to Babylon. The prophecy states that the Jewish people, whose exile in now being mourned by Rachel, will some day return to the Land.
‘I’m against everything that is violent, and I used to say that our revolution is peaceful and it must remain peaceful, but after going through all this pain and after seeing and watching all these tortured people, kids, women, I say yes to international intervention and even yes to war, because we have had enough’
An interview I conducted with a resident of Lattakia, Syria for +972 Magazine.
“Hath not a Jew eyes? Hath not a Jew hands, organs, dimensions, senses, affections, passions, fed with the same food, hurt with the same weapons, subject to the same diseases, healed by the same means, warmed and cooled by the same winter and summer, as a Christian is? If you prick us, do we not bleed? If you tickle us, do we not laugh? If you poison us, do we not die? And if you wrong us, shall we not revenge? If we are like you in the rest, we will resemble you in that. If a Jew wrong a Christian, what is his humility? Revenge. If a Christian wrong a Jew, what should his sufferance be by Christian example? Why, revenge. The villainy you teach me I will execute; and it shall go hard but I will better the instruction.”—
Following the Russian and Chinese veto at the UN Security Council, clearly, Syrian lives are seen as worthless. Replace the word “Jew” with “Syrian”.