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    • Danny
    • 25.01.10 | 10:53 (IST)

    In Jewish Law there are different types of Gentiles. In the earliest national period there were Amalekites who were seen as the embodiment of evil and who had no place in Israel. Then there were Canaanites whose degeneracy caused G-d to end their 'lease' on Eretz HaKodesh. Then there are ethical monotheists who believe in G-d and keep the seven universal Noahide Laws. This includes Christians and Muslims who must be treated with great respect. Some of these Rabbis are trying to place Pals, Ishmaelites from the House of Abraham our father, in the category of Amalekites. This is Halachically insane !

    from the article: The King's Torah: a rabbinic text or a call to terror?
    First published 11:01 22.01.10 | Last updated 18:43 21.03.10
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