The Gulf War 2003
In retrospect, so much could have been done differently to preempt today’s horrors. Clarity is essential.
By the rivers of Babylon is where past, present, and future converge. The only question: will the rivers flow with blood or with life? “What happens after Saddam Hussein is removed from power…Will this victory simply eliminate Arab/Muslin animosity to the United States and the West?… the battle between the Western world and Islam is primarily an ideological and religious one.” Simon Jacobson wrote these words on March 27, 2003. What have we learned?
Israel is under attack, yet again. As we stand in proximity of Shavuot, when we relive the revelation at Sinai, this may be the best time to demand accountability of the Arab/Muslim world for their actions, and to call the rest of the world to demand a response.Read More
Rabbi Simon Jacobson, author of the best-selling “Toward a Meaningful Life’, explores the connection between Purim and the Gulf War of 2003 and the Gulf War of 1991. Connect the dots of history.Read More
Parshat Bamidbar: Sinai created an interface bridging heaven & earth, giving us the power to fuse matter & spirit entirely without compromising either or.Read More