Central Florida's Independent Jewish Voice

Settlement mega-event calls for Jewish return to Gaza

(JNS) - In an exuberant display of support for re-establishing Jewish communities in the Gaza Strip, 5,000 activists filled three large halls to overflowing at the International Convention Center in Jerusalem on Sunday night.

A kind of Zionist revival meeting, the conference featured music, a cheering crowd, and a parade of rabbis and politicians delivering speeches and prayers.

Religious Zionists made up the vast majority of the participants, with a smattering of haredim or ultra-Orthodox. Notable was the marked youth of the attendees, with many of them tweens.

The energetic mega-event marked...

 

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