They're Coming... 'The Un-Invited'
Clickety-clack, here they come, on Nov. 10th, the same day that commemorates the beginning of the Holocaust, 'Kristalnacht', the same day that the Nazis burned down synagogues, these people insist on marching down the public streets of Jerusalem with 'Pride' and gaiety.
By the way, this parade also marches in the very week, where we read about where G-d destroyed Sodom and Gamora! If that is not a message to us, I don't know what is!
Folks, it is time to start FAXING again. And let me tell you some GOOD NEWS, all the faxes that we sent before, DID indeed help! See this media piece from Ynetnews.com :
In a close race, selection committee votes 8:5, choosing Zurich over Tel Aviv to host 2009 European gay pride parade. Israeli committee disappointed, but has hopes for future. ...
....A member of the Tel Aviv city council and former chairman of the association, Itai Pinkas, pointed out two main causes that tipped the scales in favor of Zurich: The war in Lebanon, and the cancellation of the pride parades in Israel. (Your faxes helped in the cancelations!)
“The forced cancellation of the pride parade in Jerusalem caused a feeling of instability, despite the fact that Tel Aviv has no history of cancellations, and, from the point of view of the average European, Israel is a dangerous place. When the alternative is a place like Switzerland, in the center of Europe and with fantastic access to trains, they have an advantage,” he said. ... (for the whole article, So, we have done some good with our faxing, sending a democratically expressed vote and message that it is not a good idea to hold a Pride Parade here in the Holy city of Jerusalem.
Jerusalem Chief of police: Ilan Franco
Fax: 025391466 (no email)
Minister Eli Yishai: Fax: 02-6662909 firstname.lastname@example.org