Wednesday, October 19, 2016
CLINTON CAMPAIGN MANAGER-AVOID TALK ABOUT ISRAEL TO KEEP DEMOCRATS-LIBERALS-PROGRESSIVES HAPPY.
28 And when these things begin to come to pass,(ALL THE PROPHECY SIGNS FROM THE BIBLE) then look up, and lift up your heads; for your redemption (RAPTURE) draweth nigh.
29 And he spake to them a parable; Behold the fig tree,(ISRAEL) and all the trees;(ALL INDEPENDENT COUNTRIES)
30 When they now shoot forth, ye see and know of your own selves that summer is now nigh at hand.(ISRAEL LITERALLY BECAME AND INDEPENDENT COUNTRY JUST BEFORE SUMMER IN MAY 14,1948.)
3 A fire devoureth (ATOMIC BOMB) before them;(RUSSIAN-ARAB-MUSLIM ARMIES AGAINST ISRAEL) and behind them a flame burneth: the land is as the garden of Eden before them, and behind them a desolate wilderness; yea, and nothing shall escape them.
30 And I will shew wonders in the heavens and in the earth, blood, and fire, and pillars of smoke.(ATOMIC BOMB AFFECT)
12 And this shall be the plague wherewith the LORD will smite all the people that have fought against Jerusalem; Their flesh shall consume away while they stand upon their feet,(DISOLVED FROM ATOMIC BOMB) and their eyes shall consume away in their holes,(DISOLVED FROM ATOMIC BOMB) and their tongue shall consume away in their mouth.(DISOLVED FROM ATOMIC BOMB)(BECAUSE NUKES HAVE BEEN USED ON ISRAELS ENEMIES)(GOD PROTECTS ISRAEL AND ALWAYS WILL)
13 And it shall come to pass in that day, that a great tumult from the LORD shall be among them; and they shall lay hold every one on the hand of his neighbour, and his hand shall rise up against the hand of his neighbour.(1/2-3 BILLION DIE IN WW3)(THIS IS AN ATOMIC BOMB EFFECT)
47 And say to the forest of the south, Hear the word of the LORD; Thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I will kindle a fire in thee, and it shall devour every green tree in thee, and every dry tree: the flaming flame shall not be quenched, and all faces from the south to the north shall be burned therein.
18 Neither their silver nor their gold shall be able to deliver them in the day of the LORD'S wrath; but the whole land shall be devoured by the fire of his jealousy: for he shall make even a speedy riddance of all them that dwell in the land.
1 For, behold, the day cometh, that shall burn as an oven;(FROM ATOMIC BOMBS) and all the proud, yea, and all that do wickedly, shall be stubble: and the day that cometh shall burn them up, saith the LORD of hosts, that it shall leave them neither root nor branch.
And here are the bounderies of the land that Israel will inherit either through war or peace or God in the future. God says its Israels land and only Israels land. They will have every inch God promised them of this land in the future.
Egypt east of the Nile River, Saudi Arabia, Israel, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, The southern part of Turkey and the Western Half of Iraq west of the Euphrates. Gen 13:14-15, Psm 105:9,11, Gen 15:18, Exe 23:31, Num 34:1-12, Josh 1:4.ALL THIS LAND ISRAEL WILL DEFINATELY OWN IN THE FUTURE, ITS ISRAELS NOT ISHMAELS LAND.12 TRIBES INHERIT LAND IN THE FUTURE
Despite UNESCO vote on Jerusalem, Israel hails small step forward-PA says decision reminds Israel it is an occupier, after UN cultural arm okays resolution that ignores Jewish, Christian ties to holy city-By Raoul Wootliff and AFP October 18, 2016, 4:59 pm-THE TIMES OF ISRAEL
The Palestinian Authority on Tuesday hailed the newly approved UNESCO vote on Jerusalem as a reminder to Israelis “that they are an occupying power,” while Israel’s envoy attempted to put a positive spin on the widely criticized decision.The resolution, passed Thursday in the committee stage of the United Nations cultural body, referred to the Temple Mount and Western Wall only by their Muslim names and condemned Israel as “the occupying power” for various actions taken in both sites.The resolution effectively disregards Jewish and Christian ties to Jerusalem holy sites, and has led Israel to cut ties with the cultural body.In spite of an Israeli effort to delay a final vote, the UN cultural agency on Tuesday adopted the controversial Arab-sponsored resolution, though without the support of Mexico, which changed its “for” vote to an abstention in a surprise move.The Palestinian Authority’s deputy ambassador to UNESCO, Mounir Anastas, told reporters Tuesday the resolution “reminds Israel that they are the occupying power in East Jerusalem and it asks them to stop all their violations.”These violations include archaeological excavations around religious sites, Anastas said.Israel’s ambassador to UNESCO Carmel Shama-Hacohen said that although only Mexico changed its vote between Thursday and Tuesday, Israel is one step closer in its mission “to dismantle the automatic majority enjoyed by the Palestinians and Arab states.”The ambassador also praised Brazil for expressing reservations over the language of the resolution, even though Brasilia did not change its vote. Such reservations will make it harder to Brazil to support such motions in future, Hacohen said.Mexico’s changed vote means that 23 nations approved the motion on Tuesday, six voted against (including the US, UK and Germany) and 25 abstained.Mexico’s ambassador Andres Roemer, who walked out of last Thursday’s session and considered resigning in protest at his country’s initial support for the resolution, was fired from his post on Tuesday.All resolutions passed at this year’s General Conference were validated by the UNESCO executive board in a blanket vote.Despite Israeli diplomatic missions being closed Tuesday due to the observance of the Sukkot festival around the world, the Foreign Ministry allowed the UNESCO mission in Paris to work in a last-ditch effort to try to prevent the resolution from being adopted, though a bid for a revote after Mexico’s Monday night announcement of a change of heart was later withdrawn.“Our [diplomatic] efforts will continue and we expect all countries to support our position on this issue,” the ministry said in a statement after the resolution was adopted.The resolution Thursday drew widespread Israeli anger, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu calling the body “absurd” and others accusing UNESCO of backing anti-Semitism.The director-general of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, also Friday signaled her dismay and opposition to the motion, saying that efforts to deny history and Jerusalem’s complex multi-faith character harm UNESCO.“The heritage of Jerusalem is indivisible, and each of its communities has a right to the explicit recognition of their history and relationship with the city,” Bokova said in a statement.Bokova’s statement came after Israel announced it was suspending its cooperation with UNESCO over the vote, with Education Minister Naftali Bennett saying the motion was a denial of history that “gives a boost to terrorism.”Israelis and many Jews around the world view the move as the latest example of an ingrained anti-Israel bias at the United Nations, where Israel and its allies are far outnumbered by Arab countries and their supporters.AFP and Times of Israel staff contributed to this report.
Clinton campaign manager: Avoid talk about Israel, to keep Democrats happy-Latest WikiLeaks dump shows Robby Mook advising candidate she ‘shouldn’t have Israel at public events,’ but can mention Jewish state at fundraisers-By Raoul Wootliff October 18, 2016, 7:34 pm-THE TIMES OF ISRAEL
In mid-2015, as preparations got underway for the US presidential election, Hillary Clinton’s campaign team worried that mentioning Israel during election speeches could put off Democratic voters, according to a leaked email released by WikiLeaks this week.In correspondence dated May 2005 discussing the Democratic candidate’s stump speech, Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook said he thinks she “shouldn’t have Israel at public events,” for fear of pushing off party activists.It was instead agreed that overt support for Israel would be better received with fundraisers and should be avoided in speeches directed at the Democratic base.The revelation came amid a batch of emails posted by the WikiLeaks organization on Monday, calling the documents the latest collection of thousands of emails obtained in a hack of Clinton campaign head John Podesta’s personal email account. Another tranche of emails was released Tuesday.As part of an email conversation focusing messaging, top policy aide Jake Sullivan clashed with several speechwriters and policy advisers when he suggested adding “a sentence on standing up for our allies and our values, including Israel and other fellow democracies, and confronting terrorists and dictators with strength and cunning.”The query spurred a series of responses on the need, and possible risks of mentioning Israel at campaign events-“I though this was largely for her TP [talking points] with public events not fundraisers. Do we need Israel etc for that?” communications adviser Mandy Grunwald responded.“Why would we call out Israel in public events now? The only voters elevating FP [foreign policy] at all are Republican primary voters. To me we deal with this in stride when an if we are asked about FP,” chief strategist and pollster Joel Benenson said.“I’m w Joel,” Mook added. “We shouldn’t have Israel at public events. Especially dem activists.”After some back and forth over various foreign policy positions, speechwriter Dan Schwerin suggested a boiler-plate paragraph omitting Israel, “and then she can drop in Israel when she’s with donors.”On Tuesday, in another email dump, Stuart Eizenstat, a former US diplomat and close associate of the Clintons, in November 2015 counseled Clinton not to appear “naive” on the two-state solution in a column for The Forward.“Attached are my edits to an excellent draft. We must be careful on not seeming naïve on the two state solution. She must support it, but suggest initial confidence building steps now, which is all that can be expected, to set a stage for broader negotiations,” he wrote.
Belgium charges four after terror raids-Suspects linked to Islamic State held in series of 15 early morning raids-By AFP October 18, 2016, 6:32 pm-THE TIMES OF ISRAEL
BRUSSELS — Belgium on Tuesday charged four people with involvement in terrorism after 15 early morning raids in the northern cities of Ghent, Antwerp and Deinze, the federal prosecutor’s office said.“Those persons have been indicted for participation in the activities of a terrorist group,” a statement said.“Some of them are suspected of recruiting people with a view to departing to Syria and joining Islamic State there,” it added.The prosecutor said no arms or explosives were found and the raids had no immediate connection with the deadly IS-claimed attacks on the Brussels airport and metro which left 32 people dead in March.In all, 15 people were taken in for questioning initially, the statement added.Some of them, who grew up in central Brussels and were known to the authorities, also took part in the November Paris attacks, which claimed 130 lives and left hundreds injured.Belgium has been on its second highest terror alert since the Paris and Brussels attacks.There has been a series of incidents since March despite a much increased security presence on the streets, the latest early this month when two police offers were stabbed in the Schaerbeek area of Brussels.Prosecutors charged the suspect in that case with “attempted murder in a terrorist context and participation in the activities of a terrorist group.”Two months earlier, two policewomen were wounded in the southern city of Charleroi by a machete-wielding man who shouted “Allahu Akbar” (God is great).
Backtracking, Austria says it will remodel, not raze, Hitler’s house-Government committee says tearing down home where Nazi leader was born ‘would amount to negating Austria’s Nazi past’-By Agencies October 18, 2016, 6:29 pm-THE TIMES OF ISRAEL
The building where Adolf Hitler was born may be spared demolition, but emerge heavily disguised.On Monday, Austria’s interior minister, Wolfgang Sobotka, told the daily Die Presse that “the Hitler house will be torn down.”But on Tuesday, he told reporters that the term “torn down” is debatable but the building, in the western town of Braunau, will be so thoroughly redesigned that it “will not be recognizable.”The “house,” a large, three-story Renaissance-era structure, contains the apartment where Hitler was born.Several members of a government-appointed commission on the future of the house said destroying it to end its attraction for admirers of the Nazi dictator would give an impression of trying erase part of Austria’s history.“The demolition option had been explicitly mentioned in the (government’s) proposal and was not approved by us,” said Clemens Jabloner, the ex-president of Austria’s highest administrative court, in a joint statement with historian Oliver Rathkolb.Instead, the committee had suggested a “profound architectural redesign.”“A demolition would amount to negating Austria’s Nazi past,” the pair said.Responding to the criticism, Sobotka on Tuesday insisted the main goal was to destroy any “resemblance” to the current house, “especially its outer appearance.”Whether this process would an involve an actual demolition could be discussed later on, he told journalists in Vienna.A copy of the commission’s report showed the experts had been “against leaving an empty space instead of a building.”“A complete transformation or removal of the building is in principle suited to erase the place’s ideological connotation and dissolve the emotional ties with Hitler. But… a historical contextualisation remains necessary,” the report read.Although Hitler only spent the first few weeks of his life at Number 15 Salzburger Vorstadt Street, the address has been a thorn in Austria’s side for decades, drawing Nazi sympathizers from around the world.Every year on Hitler’s birthday, anti-fascist protesters organize a rally outside the building, next to a memorial stone reading: “For Peace, Freedom and Democracy. Never Again Fascism, Millions of Dead Warn.”The dilapidated property in the historic town center has been empty since 2011 when the government became embroiled in a dispute with owner and local resident Gerlinde Pommer.Her family has owned the 800-square-meter (8,600-feet) building for more than a century, except for a brief period during the Nazi regime.In 1972, the Austrian government signed a lease with Pommer and turned the premises into a centre for people with disabilities.But the arrangement came to an abrupt end five years ago when Pommer refused to grant permission for much-needed renovation works.The famously elusive owner also rejected a purchase offer made by the increasingly exasperated interior ministry.In July, the government approved a legislation amendment to seize the house from Pommer who continues to net 4,800 euros (around $5,300) in rent every month.The expropriation bill, which includes compensation for Pommer, was to be debated in parliament later Tuesday.Sobotka earlier said it could enter into force by the end of the year.
Masters of disaster, IDF field hospital may be recognized as world’s best-World Health Organization considers giving Israel its highest rating for emergency medical teams, something no other country has achieved-By Judah Ari Gross October 18, 2016, 6:51 pm-THE TIMES OF ISRAEL
Israel’s military field hospital, regularly dispatched to disaster zones to provide humanitarian relief — and to win the Jewish state some rare international brownie points — may soon be awarded the World Health Organization’s highest ranking, which would make it the first in the world to be so recognized.In 2013, the United Nation’s WHO created a set of criteria to classify foreign medical teams in sudden onset disasters, on a scale from one to three. No country has yet to receive the top mark and “only a handful in the world could even think of” doing so, according to the lead author of the classification system, Dr. Ian Norton.Last month, a WHO delegation visited Israel to assess the IDF Medical Corps’ field hospital, a sprawling 26-tent structure, during a large-scale exercise in northern Israel to determine if Israel would indeed be the first to score a “Type 3,” Lt. Col. (res.) Dr. Ofer Merin, commander of the field hospital, told The Times of Israel.The field hospital is “not just some medics and doctors spread out in the field,” but is a “national treasure” that has the capabilities of an advanced, permanent hospital, but can be set up almost anywhere in under 12 hours, Merin said.Israeli disaster relief delegations — some of them led by Merin — have been some of the first and largest to arrive at the scenes of natural disasters. Teams from the IDF Medical Corps and Home Front Command provided rescue and medical services after an earthquake in Turkey in 1999, an earthquake in Haiti in 2010, a typhoon in The Philippines in 2013 and, most recently, an earthquake in Nepal in 2015.A Type 3 classification would cement Israel’s position as a world leader in emergency medicine and prove to both friends and foes that the Jewish state knows how to handle catastrophes.The classification could also allow Jerusalem to continue to be among the first in line to respond to disasters in the future, a position its diplomats and other politicians relish, but one which has drawn accusations of “rubble-washing” — or using its disaster relief effort to boost its international standing.Helping other countries in need is “the most effective kind of diplomacy,” then-foreign minister Avigdor Liberman said in 2015, after Israel sent a team to Nepal. “In crafting a country’s image, nothing is more effective than providing aid.”However, diplomats insist the drive is mostly altruistic.“If we’re sending aid to Haiti, the Philippines and Nepal, we’re obviously not looking to reap great diplomatic benefits from these countries, which I might be allowed to describe as not superpowers,” said a former senior diplomat in 2015, responding to a question about Liberman’s comment.Following his visit to Israel, Norton, who was part of the WHO delegation, backed up Merin’s boast, applauding both the field hospital itself and the immersive exercise being conducted inside it at the time.“We saw a part, just six of the 26 tents, but even just those six tents were impressive,” Norton told The Times of Israel, over the phone from the WHO headquarters in Geneva.‘I am very confident that Israel will do a good job and get through this process’-The final decision regarding Israel’s qualification will be taken next month, but according to Norton, it appears Israel stands a good chance of receiving Type 3 status.“I am very confident that Israel will do a good job and get through this process,” Norton said, citing Israel’s vast experience in international disaster relief efforts.“But the official peer review will happen on November 8 and 9, so the announcement will only come then. Hopefully, you’ll see then Israel being able to declare itself a ‘quality assured’ or ‘classified’ team and wear a ‘classified’ badge on their shoulder,” he said.Merin, who in civilian life serves as the director of the trauma center in Jerusalem’s Shaare Zedek Medical Center, was wary of counting his chickens before they hatched.“I’d say that we’re in the process of being recognized by the WHO, but not that we’re accredited this way or that until we actually get it,” Merin told The Time of Israel.The process to get recognition can take from three months to a full year, and demands considerable effort from the team being inspected, which accounts for Merin’s trepidation towards any premature celebration.“I’ve personally put hundreds of hours into this process,” Merin said.-Type 1, Type 2, Type 3-For many years there was no internationally recognized system of categorizing emergency response teams — which could operate independently, which needed assistance from the local government in order to function, what services could they offer, etc. — information that can be crucial in a disaster situation.Rescue workers need to know where they can take patients. When deciding which teams can come in as part of the relief effort, local governments need to know which foreign field hospitals are entirely self-sufficient and which require resources like fuel, oxygen and medications that are often scarce after a disaster.“They cannot be a burden on the affected country. In the past, teams arrived with no equipment, and local authorities had to look after them; we found that inappropriate,” Norton said.A specialist in emergency medicine and former head of his native Australia’s emergence response team, Norton joined the WHO in 2013. That same year, he and a team of other experts developed the WHO’s classification system, which puts foreign medical teams into three groups: Type 1, Type 2 and Type 3.The document detailing the requirements for these classifications is some 91 pages long, but in short, the types are in ascending order by number of patients that can be treated and level of difficulty of the procedures that are offered.A Type 1 medical team can offer first aid and other immediate emergency care on an outpatient basis, meaning the victims do not remain in the hospital for extended periods of time; a Type 2 has at least 20 beds for inpatients and can perform 7-15 surgeries per day; and a Type 3 has twice as many inpatient beds, an intensive care unit and can perform 15-30 surgeries per day, as well as provide a host of other services, including rehabilitation.Israel’s field hospital blows past some of these requirements: A Type 3 field hospital needs 40 inpatient beds, Israel’s has 86. A Type 3 needs two operating rooms, Israel’s has four.However, some aspects of the classification are not simply an issue of which specialists are on staff or the amount of oxygen the facility can produce per minute, Norton said.Operating procedures for everything from how medical workers get vaccinated to how medications are stored to how equipment gets shipped overseas also need to be written out and formalized.Those written procedures then need to be reviewed by three foreign government teams in order for Israel to be “fully classified,” Norton said.“We also ask them to comply with the principles of being an emergency medical team, which means they will behave ethically in the field, that they will treat anybody no matter race, color or creed and that they will take part in the combined and coordinated effort to do the best for people affected by the disaster,” he said.To ensure that the IDF team will follow those principles, Norton said, “we look at how they teach the teams, but we also ask the director-general and the chief surgeon to sign on behalf of the organization that they will do their best to comply.”But to a certain extent, the WHO approval is just a “rubber stamp” on an established fact, he said. For instance, throughout our conversation, Norton referred to Israel’s field hospital as a Type 3, despite it not yet formally receiving the title.-‘Preferential access’-Israel is the sixth foreign medical team to be reviewed by the WHO thus far. Teams from Russia, China and Japan have already been reviewed, and an Australian team is undergoing the process alongside Israel.Some 75 teams, of various sizes, from around the world have requested the process and another 125 may follow suit in the future, Norton said.However, most of these are of Type 1 and Type 2 classifications.“We don’t actually have any other Type 3’s that are in the process of being verified,” Norton said.Only a pan-European collaboration and a Chinese team stand to receive one in the foreseeable future, he added.If Israel gets its certification, in addition to being the only Type 3 team in the world, it would also be the only one with a “military component” that has been recognized by the WHO.“So really there are two firsts, as it were, for Israel,” Norton said.In addition to a fancy feather in the IDF’s cap, the Type 3 classification would have some real world ramifications.If Israel receives the designation, it would get “preferential access to disasters in the future,” Norton said.The concept of “preferred access” to natural disasters may sound strange, until you consider situations like the one in Haiti in 2010, where groups arrived with medical personnel that were not properly trained and supplied, and ended up becoming more of a drag on the local government than a boon to the relief effort, Norton said.As such, some countries are considering declaring that only recognized and vetted teams will be allowed to join their relief efforts in order to prevent such issues from repeating themselves, Norton said.‘We can’t become a country that experiences a disaster and finds it doesn’t have tents or food or services’To Merin, however, that unpreparedness is not just an issue in a foreign disaster site, but represents a greater threat is that emergency response teams wouldn’t be ready if a catastrophe were to strike inside Israel.“I’ve seen dozens of field hospitals from various countries. There is something unique in our abilities, to get there fast and to be independent. And in our worldview, that’s essential,” he said.A Type 3 designation would therefore not only be proof that Israel is capable of helping other countries in an emergency, but that it can also help itself in the event of one.Raphael Ahren contributed to this report.
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