The world is undergoing a global plague of flooding that many are trying to shrug off as a passing anomaly. However, one rabbi thinks the widespread meteorological disasters hold a clear message to the Jewish people. Last Thursday, politicians in Paris packed up their briefcases and left a conference that was a prelude to forcing Israel to accept an internationally imposed two-state solution. Just a few hours after the conference ended, the Seine river rose over 6 meters, levels that have not been seen in over 100 years.

Sections of the Metro shut down and workers scrambled to save over 250,000 priceless pieces of art stored in the basement of the Louvre, the world’s largest museum. Thousands were forced from the homes into shelters. The storm in Paris was only the beginning. The rains that hit Paris spread across Europe over the weekend, causing massive flooding throughout the continent. Southern and Central Germany were hit with heavy storms, raising river less by as much as four meters within minutes, killing 14 people. READ MORE