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History is not kind with the ones who were friendly to Israel

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Submitted by Debanjan Banerjee (India), Jun 15, 2009 at 01:54

Mr. Tovey ,

In one of your early posts you mentioned that those who tried to destroy Israel (i.e. Phonecians, Philistines, Persians, Greeks, Romans, Germans, Muslims etc) were eventually destroyed by Jewish almighty .

But a fair look at history tells us that those who were friends to Israel were destoryed without mercy. Let have a look at some of the below examples

1. The early persian Achaemenid emperrrors of Cyrus,Darius and Xerexes were not only friendly but great protectors of the Jewish people. Cyrus freed the Jews from the babylonian captivity and encouraged and financed them to build the first temple of Jerusalem , Xerexes because of his love for a Jewish woman Esther decided to fight his own people to save the Jews. No one in the ancient world did more for the Jews than the persian Achaemenid empire . Now what happened next !!! The Achaemenid empire was destroyed by Alexander the great and it was not only destoryed but obliterated form the history . Now the persians did not get any help from the Almighty Jewish God for it's good work for the Jews , the chosen people.

2.The Al-Andalus , the empire of Muslims in Spain were not only friendly and protective of the Jews but it encoraged the Jews to flourish.The Jewish golden age in Spain occurred in the middle ages because of the benevolent rule of the Andalusian Muslims. Jewish philosphers like Moimonides came from this age. Now guess what happened to these Andalusian Muslims !!!! After reconquesta by the Spanish Christians all of the Al-Andlusian Muslims were destroyed and now in the 21-st century there is no trace of Al-Analusian Islam in modern Spain or for that matter anywhere else in the world. So it is clear being good towards the Jews did not help Islamic Al-Andalus.

3. In the modern age the pro-Israeli Lebanese Christians i.e. the Phalangists who helped Israelis in their military operations in Lebanon are now facing tremendous difficulties in maintaining their existence in Lebanon , a country which was created for them.

---- The above examples ask a simple interesting question , if the Zealous Jewish God is very harsh towards the enemies of the Jewish people why is the same G-D harshest towards the friends of Jewish people?

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