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bselves in the strength of Pharoah and to trust in the shadow bof Egypt. Therefore shall the strength of Pharoah be your bshame . . . For the Egyptians shall help in vain and to no bpurpose. . . .’

b“‘Woe to them that go down to Egypt for help and stay on bhorses and trust in chariots because they are many and in bhorsemen because they are strong; but they look not unto bthe Holy One of Israel, neither do they seek the L-rd.’

b“The assimilation and gentilization of our leaders have bcaused them not only to leave the paths of Jewishness, but to bdisastrously place their faith and the future of the nation on bthe broken reed that is Nixon. And worst of all, to betray bJews in their folly.

b“Do we believe that this man who places above all else his bown interests is the worthy repository of our fate and trust? bHe will turn from us as he has done with other allies and he bwill betray us the moment he is convinced that his own bself-interest demands it. Those who betray Jews to win the bfavor of the gentile Nixon are not only traitors but fools as bwell. And their gentilization has caused them to be afflicted band cursed, as the Prophet Jeremiah declared:

b“‘Cursed be the man that trusteth in man and maketh bflesh his arm and whose heart departeth from the bL-rd. . . . Blessed is the man that trusteth in the L-rd and bwhose hope the L-rd is . . .’

b“We once trusted in France and she betrayed us and we btrust today in America and she will betray us, because in the bend her self-interest will lie not with us but with our enemies band oil will become more precious than friendship with a bsmall, poor state. We, the people who survived a hellish bExile of two millennia only because of our deep and un- bshaken faith in G-d, now forget Him, ignore Him, term Him birrelevant.

b“Those who do not believe that it was He and only He who bbrought Israel into being, do not believe also that He and He balone will sustain it. The words of the Psalmist, ‘Trust not in bprinces, in the son of man in whom there is no salvation,’ are bnot for them, and they will suffer for it.

b“I declare to you that the salvation of the Jew, the creation b 

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