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G-d in Judaism and Paganism

B”H
Those of you who are interested in pagan idol-worship and it’s history, the above book by Yehezkel Kaufman is a great investment. Reading it only once won’t help too much, as it is one of those books, you can read over and over again and always discover something new. 308 more words

Idolatry on xmas

B”H
It is not easy for a religious or traditional Jew to escape all the xmas hype taking place in the Diaspora. All kinds of idolatry symbols and ideology. 185 more words

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