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    • Tosefta
    • 28.10.07 | 23:07 (IST)

    Uzi Benziman could have made a stronger case. In Sodom, the vast majority of the citizens were evil doers. Nevertheless, Abraham prevailed on God not to apply collective punishment and destroy the few innocents with the many guilty ones. In Gaza, the vast majority of the residents are innocent. Nevertheless, Israel punishes them with the guilty ones. There is a moral problem here. Perhaps Rabbi Ovadiah will resolve it. E.g., the innocents are really a gilgul (transmigrated souls) of guilty ones in their previous life and they are being punished now.

    from the article: One, two, three, testing
    First published 00:00 28.10.07 | Last updated 00:00 28.10.07
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