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    • dave
    • 11.02.11 | 10:17 (IST)

    I was in an ultra-orthodox shul when the Lebanon War broke out in 1982. The leading hassidic rabbi, the Kloisenberg Rebbe, called for the ultra-orthodox to donate money to Israel to buy blood for the soldiers. Everyone in the shul --100 Satmars!!! -- pledged $100 on the spot. That is the difference between Hamas and Hassid.

    from the article: What do the Muslim Brotherhood and the ultra-Orthodox religious-right have in common?
    First published 05:14 11.02.11 | Last updated 05:14 11.02.11
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