IDF Spreads Dr. King’s Message of Compassion

The Fellowship  |  January 17, 2017

Yesterday was Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and to mark the holiday, The Algemeiner’s Rachel Frommer reports that the IDF focused on the civil rights leader’s message of choosing compassion over hatred:

In the clip, seven IDF soldiers, each in turn, says part of the following: “Dr Martin Luther King once said, ‘Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness. This is the judgement. Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others?'”

Though King never visited the Jewish state he once said in an interview: “The whole world must see that Israel must exist and has the right to exist, and is one of the great outposts of democracy in the world…”

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