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Dedicated to my youngest son, the Israeli, on this his 22nd birthday...

My son's a lone soldier, no one bolder than he Thousands of miles from home and hearth an enlistee That he's strong and brave and daring all agree But we keep asking ourselves 'Why?' 'specially me Posted on perilous, war-torn borders he'd be In the crosshairs of those who'd kill him with glee With my heart in my throat I utter this plea O, Lord, please protect this lone soldier from the enemy!

Copyright © | Year Posted 2019




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Date: 9/1/2019 3:43:00 AM
HEART PRAYER...it does get better than this....
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 9/2/2019 10:46:00 AM
Hope you're right Thanks, Arturo, gw
Date: 8/30/2019 10:41:00 PM
Hello Gershon … I'd say you wrote this for so many families around the world. Many things have a cure now, but not the reason for conflict - thank you Gershon - Lindsay
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 9/2/2019 10:45:00 AM
You're so right, Lindsay. Thanks for the insight and the support, Lindsay. Best wishes, gw
Date: 8/30/2019 1:27:00 PM
As a father myself this must be terrifying! I can tell that you are so proud of your son. God bless your brave son Gershon. Great write too! Best wishes..RT
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 8/30/2019 2:29:00 PM
It is tough sometimes. My son was born here, and his mom/my wife came here from the Ukraine to avoid anti-Semitism... and now our son goes off, voluntarily, to defend Israel from the most bloodthirsty anti-Semites the world has ever known... Go figure. Thanks for your support, Richard. Best wishes, gw
Date: 8/30/2019 7:24:00 AM
I think the world of your son! I wouldjoin him if I could. Israel, a special land and a special people.BDS.,is disgusting, You already know my stance on Israel. I bet people here do not know the loving Palestinians killed a teen girl last week. What a brave, dedicated son Be very proud, Panagiota
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 8/30/2019 2:27:00 PM
Thank you for your support, Panagiota. My son is literally one in a thousand (American Jews). May he revenge needlessly spilled innocent blood, if called to do so. Thanks, gw
Date: 8/29/2019 8:45:00 PM
This is terrifying. My daughter enlisted during the Gulf War. It is so scary for a parent. I pray that everyone will be safe, every soldier, and every police officer. They serve when others defer. Thank your son for me.
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 8/29/2019 8:51:00 PM
I shall. He's a good man. Crazy (like his father), but his heart's in the right place. (Not sure about his head). Thanks, Caren. :) gw
Date: 8/29/2019 8:09:00 PM
A touching heart felt write, Gershon! Both of my sons are in the army. Right now they are both safe in the US, but my oldest son has spent 9 months in Afghanistan and a year in Korea. I pray that God will keep all of our young men and women safe from the enemy. Blessing, Kim
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 8/29/2019 8:50:00 PM
So, you know... Every day brings a new threat... By the way, I was idealistic enough to move to Israel, but I sure didn't go volunteer my services to the Army. Not sure what possesses my Daniel sometimes. At any rate, he's always in my prayers. Thanks, Kim. :) gw
Date: 8/29/2019 4:59:00 PM
Gershon. God bless your Son and may he be kept safe. Have a great day my friend.
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 8/29/2019 6:52:00 PM
From your mouth to God's ear, David. Thank you so much. Best wishes, Gershon