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    • Zev Davis
    • 30.09.09 | 13:20 (IST)

    As our Sages told us, ever since the destruction of the Second Temple there are no prophets. Anyone who pretends to forecast the future of the Jewish Nation, religious or secular are Mindless Fools or small children. We know what we see, what we sense is right, as Jews. Indeed Rabbi Abraham HaCohen Kook z"l, the first rabbi wrote the word "history" in Hebrew with a "tav", instead of a "tet", denoting the word to conceal, to hide away. His view was that God's unfolds our fate in ways that we will never quite understand, not even Carlo Strenger.

    from the article: The future belongs to Jewish liberal universalism, Rosh Hashanah 5770
    First published 16:05 17.09.09 | Last updated 16:09 13.11.09
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