Roads and Cities

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  1. Rachack says:

    also relevent to this is another post you wrote, see this as well as this.

  2. One of my Rebbeim said in the name of Rav Chaim Shmuelovitz that there are four American slogans:
    1) Live and let Live.
    2) Mind your own business.
    3) (i forgot)
    4) Own dogs.

  3. Anonymous says:

    “And being at a traffic center placed us in the ideal situation to influence world thought.”

    Menachem Liebtag has also made this point. He posits that the idea of Israel’s borders ‘from
    Nahal Mitzrayim to Nehar Prat’ does not refer to a political border but that the Jewish people would influence the two main cultures surrounding them–Egyptian and Babylonian. And it’s not hard to argue that, to a great extent, Jews have done that–if not always in a Torah fashion–during the past hundred years or so.

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