Standing for Israel-STBM Florida- Rabbi Messer

ABC Action News reports on Rabbi Ralph Messer and STBM Israel Rally!

Several images of battles in the Gaza Strip Tuesday spurred members of the Synagogue Simchat Torah to show support for peace in Israel.

They prayed and held signs along Providence Road in Brandon Florida.“There are deaths on both sides,” member Chuck Fossum said. “They are people, families, people who care about each other. It should not be going on.”He recently returned from a trip to Israel and said he wants to go back this year regardless of the growing danger that grounded U.S. flights for 24 hours.Fossum said he would go back in a “heartbeat.””You know something, he said. It’s either here, there or we will be with God in the air.”Rabbi Ralph Messer from Simchat Torah says, “This has done nothing but rally the people who have always been kind of asleep.”

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