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    • carlos Gilmour
    • 01.07.11 | 15:35 (IDT)

    a) Nobody is calling Lior or anybody else the Messiah. That is nonsense. b) The halachic wars of law are not different from other laws of war, and are no worse than secualr israeli laws, British or American, Russian and certainly not worse than Arab/islamic laws. Whether or not one accepts Rabbinic Law (and I don't) it speaks of permitted and forbidden. The Torah itself has a different system, However, the US in Afganistan sets it own rules, and kills innocent people, called collateral damage. If anyone was about to avoid all civilian casualties, they would not fight any wars at all. Thus leaving themselves open to attack from those who care less about civilians. And this is how the left would have dealt with the intifada for example. Thus Barak would only bomb empty buildings while Arafat and Hamas were bombing civilian buses and cafes. So please don't preach morality to us.

    from the article: A racist, messianic rabbi is the ruler of Israel
    First published 02:11 01.07.11 | Last updated 02:11 01.07.11
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