On the heels of yesterday’s post about the Jewish Autonomous Region of Birobidzhan, comes a report from YNet about another proposed autonomous Jewish region. One that might not be so good for the Jews.
In an article entitled “The Coming Earthquake,” Rabbi Shalom Dov Wolpe writes: “In the wake of the Annapolis Conference at which the Israeli government agreed to the establishment of a Palestinian state with its capital in Jerusalem and the defense minister’s (Ehud Barak) proposed ‘evacuation compensation’ law, many are asking themselves ‘what can I do now?’….
There is no doubt then that the only solution is to immediately declare the establishment of an autonomous Jewish state in Judea and Samaria. The time has come to seriously consider erecting a legal body that will unite the Jewish settlements in Judea and Samaria as a state-to-be,” Rabbi Wolpe wrote.Â (MORE)
Plans for the region’s flag and national anthem are already in the works.