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    • G.Coen
    • 29.08.10 | 16:13 (IDT)

    Shas spiritual leader has declared that Palestinians and their leader Abbas should be annihilated, probably by missiles and subsequent genocide. As a European jew I wonder whether such declarations will be rejected by our ortodox rabbinates which for now seem to be inclined to depend more and more from the ortodox environments of Israel. It should be clear that these declarations are destructive of ortodox Judaism in the world, if not vigorously fought in public media and debate. Where are the fundamental principles of inspiration of Judaism ? May ortodox jewish people absorb such absurd position as licit, to be considered only in line with the worse expression of extremist Imam and mullah ?

    from the article: Shas spiritual leader: Abbas and Palestinians should perish
    First published 02:37 29.08.10 | Last updated 02:37 29.08.10
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