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Turkey - cruising for a bruising

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Submitted by Peter C. (United States), Jun 30, 2015 at 12:40

It looks like Turkey is cruising for a bruising: could its ISIS Frankenstein end up extending its territory all the way to the Bosphorus? If so, it would put what the Vilna Gaon said in the 18th century (echoing the prophecy of Ezekiel 38-39) into an interesting new light:

"'When you hear that the Russians have invaded Crimea, you will know that the bells of Redemption have begun to ring. When you hear that the Russians have reached Constantinople (Istanbul), you can already don Sabbath clothes and await the appearance of Moshiach.'

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