God’s promise of land to Jews

God’s promise of land to Jews has deep pull on secular Israelis
By Rachel Elboim-Dror

Although most of the Jewish population of Israel is secular and therefore seemingly unaffected politically by God’s promise of the land to Abraham in Genesis, it appears the divine promise that “I will give unto thee and to thy seed after thee the land of thy sojournings” holds ancient power. The pull is unconscious for most but very deep, which has an effect on most Israelis.

The influence of this justification for our tie to the land on the secular population rises emotionally above all other rights to ownership of the Land of Israel. This phenomenon reveals one of the fundamental contradictions of Israeli society, which has been with the Zionist movement since its inception.

More here:

http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/1131099.html

Related:

The Jews in End Time Bible Prophecy
A Summary.

by Dr. David R. Reagan
http://www.lamblion.com/articles/articles_jews12.php

The Land of Israel
To whom does it belong?

http://www.lamblion.com/articles/articles_jews2.php

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