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Auschwitz and the Germans

After World War II, a Russian, a Pole and a German are asked by a journalist, “Excuse me, what is your opinion about the current meat shortage?” The Russian asks, “What’s an opinion?” When the journalists asks the Pole, he responds, “What’s meat?” Then the journalist asks the German, “Excuse me, what’s your opinion about the current meat shortage?” The German asks, “What’s Excuse me?”

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Israel

Jews, Gentiles, and the Divine Spirit

My father wrote that he heard in the name of the Alter Rebbe that all rabbinic authors until and including the Taz [1] and Shach,

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Reference To Jews In The Koran

References to Jews in the Koran

The Koran is divided into 114 chapters called suras. The following are translations of passages found in these suras that are related to Jews. 4,132 more words

Islam

Odium ex nihilo

The Guardian quotes actress Maureen Lipman saying that the recent attacks in Paris have her thinking of leaving London for the US, where you can be shot to death in a supermarket in an entirely nondiscriminatory and racially neutral way. 190 more words

Society

Wednesday, 1/28/15

I noticed that I was running long on religion, short on politics, so I moved the politics to a separate, forthcoming blog. This one’s all religious topics, should that be a particular turn-on or turn-off for you. 898 more words

Christianity Generally

Time to Dream

Slip into a state of the other
where sunshine flows through
your silken hair and sky-bound prisms
mirror the spectrum of colors caught
in your iridescent eyes and… 54 more words

Empathy

Patterns of Evidence: The Exodus - A Review

by Avi Davis

Director: Tim Mahoney

Release Date: January 19, 2015

In April  2001, 42-year-old Rabbi David Wolpe, regarded as one of the leading Jewish prelates and thinkers in America, dropped a bombshell.   1,383 more words

Historical Review