Israel Support and Advocacy and Judaism Quotes

By: BJE Impact

“All of Israel is responsible, one for the other.” – Shavuot 39a

“When the community is in trouble, a person should not say, ‘I will go to my house and I will eat and drink and be at peace with myself.’” – Babylonian Talmud, Ta’anit 11a

“We are one.” – Former United Jewish Appeal campaign slogan

“I assign the land you sojourn in to you and your offspring to come, all the land of Canaan, as an everlasting possession.” – Genesis 17:8

“If I forget you, O Jerusalem,
let my right hand wither,
let my tongue stick to my palate
if I cease to think of you,
if I do not keep Jerusalem in memory
even at my happiest hour.” – Psalm 137:5-6

“The Jewish People… forced to leave their ancient country, have never abandoned, never forsaken, the Holy Land; the Jewish People have never ceased to be passionate about Zion. It has always lived in a dialogue with the Holy Land.” Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel

“If you will it, it is no dream.” Theodore Herzl

“Peace for Israel means security, and we must stand with all our might to protect its right to exist, its territorial integrity. I see Israel as one of the great outposts of democracy in the world, and a marvelous example of what can be done, how desert land can be transformed into an oasis of brotherhood and democracy. Peace for Israel means security and that security must be a reality.” Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.