Who Are Our Enemies?
Updated: 3 days ago
At a recent rally, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) voiced her astonishment that any faith leaders, even rabbis, would not call for a ceasefire in the present Israel and Hamas conflict. She claimed that it is the responsibility of all faith leaders to oppose violence.
Having no background or knowledge of the inner workings of Jewish law, halachah, how can Omar come to such a conclusion? (In addition, this is quite a statement coming from a devout Muslim whose core text has been used by her own faith leaders as the basis for calls of extermination of all non-believers.) These calls for a ceasefire, especially those from Jewish leaders, demand a response rooted in text.
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