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    • Jack
    • 22.04.11 | 14:36 (IDT)

    Is this what the Torah teaches? Is it ok to throw stones on Shabbat? Unfortunately, this is what happens when you "believe" without understanding. Judaism demands understanding. We are celebrating Pesach, the holiday of freedom. The only definition of freedom which holds true for all, under all circumstances is those rights and privileges we demand for ourselves we must be willing to grant to others. With this definition there is no contradiction between individual and societal freedoms. Therefore, let the "orthodox" understand this and celebrate Pesach with other Jews. "Blind faith" is what you start out with, evil is what you end up with.

    from the article: Wave of vandalism hits non-Orthodox synagogues anew
    First published 02:00 22.04.11 | Last updated 02:00 22.04.11
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