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November 28th, 2017 - 11:25 am § in Misc.

Hannukah, the history

Americans who know anything about the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah may have heard that it celebrates the victory of good over evil — the triumph of light over darkness. But the real history of Hanukkah’s origins is more complicated. It is as much the tale of a Jewish civil war as it is about s[...]

March 5th, 2016 - 1:34 am § in Misc.

Happy Birthday Hillel

STOP being Left-handed!!! God knows there are plenty of good reasons for ending up in hell, so why challenge fate just because you want to feel like something special? Approximately 10 percent of the world population today is running around and telling others that they are left-handers – this [...]

October 27th, 2015 - 8:17 am § in Misc.

Is There an Alternative for Palestinians?

 What does nonviolence, the heritage of Hillel, Gandhi, Martin Luther King and Chavez, offer Palestinians seeking peace? The first intifada was inspired by the legendary Rav Hillel.  Occupied by Rome and suffering under a corrupt priesthood controlled by Rome, Hillel taught non violence .. resist[...]

March 30th, 2015 - 9:01 am § in America, Religion

Bill O’Reilly Brings Oberammergau to The American Screen

By bringing the Jew hatred of the Oberammergau Passion Play  to life in American theaters, Fox’s O’Reilly  exhibits himself as a bigot.  His Jew hatred is all too typical of the right, hidden very shallowly under the thin cover of a passion  for Jews to die in a bloody war so Jesus can r[...]

March 16th, 2014 - 2:32 pm § in Buchenwald, Hypocrisy

30 Days Till Passover

Today is the first day of Purim and the 30th day before Passover. Why do I say “day?”  Jewish days begin at sundown, so today is Purim, but it began last night. We are also 30 days before Passover, two holidays that could nto be more different than anything in the dominant Christian cu[...]