By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, BIN—
The Traditional Orthodox Rabbis of America (TORA) condemned the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) anti-settlement resolution as racist, comparing Obama, with a “perfect record of failure”, to evil kings like Nebuchadnezzar and Titus.
TORA was formed to focus on the critical task of offering an authentic Torah viewpoint to the media and will help counteract those voices that, as we see it, occasionally distort or dilute the Torah’s message.
The organization issued a strong statement, decrying the UNSC vote on Friday. UNSC Resolution 2334 declared it illegal for Jews to live in Judea, Samaria, the Golan, and the area of Jerusalem surrounding the Temple Mount, inaccurately referred to as East Jerusalem. Barack Obama, the outgoing US president, ordered his UN Ambassador, Samantha Powers, to abstain from the vote and did not issue a US veto, thereby allowing the resolution to pass unaltered.
Read more at https://www.breakingisraelnews.com/81144/orthodox-rabbis-declare-un-resolution-racism/#bW3VH1AvXjJ9Y7CI.99
A “perfect record of failure”?
As I have written on my own blog, I doubt whether many if not most American’s know who Nebuchadnezzar was? Sadly the Biblical illiteracy is profound today in the West, and this includes my own Brit’s!
*And yes, I am myself a conservative biblical Christian Zionist Brit living now in America. God help us remain steadfast and faithful in these ‘TIMES that try men’s souls’!