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The Importance of learning from the Past

B”H
“Remember the days of yore, understand the years of generation after generation.”
(Deuteronomy / Sefer Devarim 32:7, Parashat Ha’azinu)
Moshe urges the Jews to reflect upon the past, to inquire of people who remember and understand history, who know how G – d regulated the course of the world according to the needs of the Jewish people (Ramban).
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Creation

What We Mean When We Talk About the Middle Ages, Part 1

Of all the periods in Western history, no era gets a worse rap than the Middle Ages, which lasted roughly from 500 CE to 1500 CE. 1,260 more words

Frum Jews celebrating Sylvester / New Year's Eve ?

Source: Be’Chadrei HaCharedim
B”H
The poster is from a haredi forum saying:
WAIT … Before you celebrate Sylvester / New Year’s Eve Sylvester was a Christian pope who killed thousands of Jews.
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Church

Chabad and the Werewolf

B”H
I don’t have any words for so much superstition:
http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/189189#.VJ-82VKAA The Lubavitcher Rebbe is probably turning around in his grave !
Chassidut Chabad

G – d and foreign gods

B”H
“When the Torah tells us of G – d’s battles with foreign gods, it is always idols that are meant.”
(e.g. The Egyptian gods)
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Torah

Ancient Paganism & Leviathan

B”H
The Torah refers to “other gods” only as images but not as existing beings such as G – d Himself. Moreover, it considers pagan religion as nothing but… 291 more words
Ancient Paganism

Sexual Perversion of ancient Egypt and Canaan

B”H
It says in Sefer Vayikra (Leviticus) 18:3 (Parashat Acharei Mot):
Do not perform the practice of the land of Egypt in which you dwelled; and do not perform the practice of the land of Canaan to which I bring you, and do not follow their traditions.
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Ancient Paganism