120 senior dati leumi rabbonim have come out in a united voice calling to prevent the expulsion of Amona. The rabbonim are calling on persons to head to Amona to resist an expulsion. Among the rabbonim signed on the proclamation are Rabbi Chaim Druckman, Rabbi Yaakov Ariel, Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu, Rabbi Dov Lior, and Rabbi Shlomo Aviner.
Also signed to the document are prominent rabbonim viewed as more moderate, including the head of Tzohar Rabbonim Rabbi David Stav and the head of the Bnei David IDF Mechina in Yishuv Eli, Rabbi Eli Sadan.
Other signatures include Rabbi Nachum Rabinowitz, Rabbi Tzefanya Drori, Rabbi David Chai HaKohen, and Rabbi Elyakim Levanon.
They rabbonim call on “those who can, to head to the yishuv today and do what they can to assist”, explaining their very presence is of significance today. They are calling on the government to find a solution as well as calling on the public at large to prevent the destruction of yet another Jewish community. The rabbonim add “if R”L we arrive at another expulsion, we call on the tzibur at large to remain in the community and protest the destruction using passive resistance only, and absolutely no violence”.
They call on elected officials to legislate a law that can save the community, and everyone must daven and cry to HKBH as well to save the community and to elicit Rachmei Shomayim.
(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)