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Wednesday, August 17, 2005

'It's a painful process'

"They are paying a really painful price," Gideon Meir, a senior Israeli Foreign Ministry official, said, referring to those who are refusing to leave. "It's a painful process."

About 1,000 demonstrators entered a Neveh Dekalim synagogue and threatened to resist evacuation. But Israeli troops diffused the potential confrontation by entering the synagogue and joining them in song and prayer. Soldiers then escorted rabbis outside, who were followed by the protesters.

I really do not know the whole story. Nevethless, it breaks my heart to see people hurting. In one part of the story, it is reported that soldiers and protestors wept and prayed together. Read full story here


At 07 September, 2005 08:08, Blogger swiftypete said...

Hi Mark,
Yes it is painful to see people dispossessed, whether they are Jewish or Palestinian.
God Bless,


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