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Update on "Is Trump Jewish?" Post

It turns out Ivanka Trump was a convert to Judaism either (likely) before or after she married Jared Kushner, then as with Kushner became a member of Chabad Lubavitch. 49 more words

Chabad Lubavitch: Is This Why Trump Recognized Jerusalem as Capital of Israel? Plus: Is Trump Jewish?

For the last two weeks or so, since finding out President Camacho–er, Trump–was recognizing Jerusalem as capital of Israel and was planning to move the US Embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv “shortly,” I have been trying to find out the truth of it, as far as I can discern the truth of it. 1,211 more words

Chabad, the Jewish equivalent of "Have you tried aromatherapy?"

Yes, Chabad proselytizes – and has disturbing ties to the Trump family, Russia, and Eastern European autocrats

Among my Jewish friends off Tumblr, the consensus is that Chabad is hardly a praiseworthy organization. 775 more words


3 Tammuz and Eastern Parkway - "We Want to See Our King"


Thousands to Unite for 3 Tammuz

Thousands are set to attend a Gimmel Tammuz event on Eastern Parkway, where Chassidim will unite to see and hear the Rebbe. 193 more words

Lag BaOmer celebrated in Cote Saint-Luc

Lag BaOmer (Hebrew: ל״ג בעומר‎), is a Jewish holiday celebrated on the 33rd day of the Counting of the Omer, which occurs on the 18th day of the… 356 more words


Chabad Rabbi, DovBer Pinson, Describes Time with Pope as "Trapped," Issues Letter of Apology for Meeting; Directory Entry Not Restored

Chabad rabbi, DovBer Pinson, who recently met with Pope Francis, was widely criticized for the meeting by Lubavitch adherents worldwide.  His meeting with the Pope, according to many, was a direct violation of instructions left by their Rebbe, Menachem Mendel Schneerson who died in 1994.  392 more words


False Messiahs in Jewish History: Bar Kokhba: When (rabbinic) leadership fails

I found an interesting history lesson and example of Jewish false messiahs at the Unorthodox Jew blog.  It’s examination of Shimon Bar Kochba

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