First they came for...

First they came for Hevron,

but I did not speak up, because I was not from Hevron.

Then they came for Merom Ha-golan,

but I did not speak up, because I was not from the occupied territories.

Then they came for Kiryat Shemona, Metulla, Tel Hai and Rosh Pina,

but I didnot speak up because I was not from the Galil.

Then they came for Beersheva and Eilat,

but I did not speak up because I was not from the desert.

Then they came for Jerusalem,

but I did not speak up because I was not a religious fanatic.

Then they came for Hertzliya Pituach -

but there was no one left to speak up for me.

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By K. P. Price, Ph.D. (with no apologies to Bishop Martin Niemohler)



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