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'Victims' Who Persecute

Chries Wrote: Apr 18, 2012 8:17 PM
The Jews were chosen to give us Christ. Once Christ died and rose, yes, we all have the opportunity to be chosen. Happy Easter.
Dreadnaught011 Wrote: Apr 20, 2012 1:11 PM

As I vass sayink, Bondman. Hee!

Get on YouTube today, search for Jackie Mason. What a fantastic Jew; and funny in every other way too!

But don't get him mad at you; he's feisty. He talked back at some black thugs in the street. "F-k you; fk you!" I wanted to die laughing!

Bondman60 Wrote: Apr 20, 2012 11:33 AM
Actually, normative Judaism believes that the Jews were chosen, not for special treatment, but to accept the yolk of Heaven, through the Torah (both its written and oral components). The idea of being chosen is that Jews have a unique relationship with God, but one that comes with much responsibility in return for God's love. To shirk that responsibility is to violate the bonds made at Sinai, and forfeit the concept of being a chosen people.

HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY always falls during the week that follows Passover. At first glance, the two would seem to have little in common -- one memorializes the millions of European Jews annihilated by Nazi Germany; the other commemorates the deliverance of the Jews from slavery in ancient Egypt.

Yet for all their obvious differences, a fundamental similarity links these two crucial chapters in Jewish history. Both were attempts at genocide, and in both cases the perpetrators justified their savageries by claiming that they were the real victims, threatened by the people they intended to wipe out.

At the Passover Seder,...