Rabbi David Lau
Rabbi of MODIIN
Even after the Sinai Campaign, the enemy could not accept our existence.
The Arabs formed a union from Syria in the north to Egypt in the south, and at the last moment, the king of Jordan joined them.
They joined forces in order to destroy our existence.
And here, in the country of Israel, we were deeply concerned, a feeling that maybe heaven forbid we hadn’t succeeded in our task of, establishing a state and a "national home" for the Jewish nation.
In response, the i.d.f set out on a miraculous and wonderful campaign, "The Six day War", during which our enemies were beaten.
The Sinai Peninsula was taken from the Egyptians.
The Golan Heights were taken from the Syrians and this stopped the threat to the Galilee settlements and the rest of the
And headlines were made when in Jerusalem, the city of our fathers, paratroopers, headed by Motta Gor reached the Temple Mount and the Western Wall, and to say to all, The temple mount is in our hands. Jerusalem was once more united with the Jewish nation.
Jerusalem is the eternal capital of the Jewish nation, now and forever.