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    • 21.05.12 | 15:06 (IDT)

    ‎"For Maimonides, 'this was even worse than idol worship,' added Hartman. 'He didn't think his tomb had any magic powers, which is why for years people didn't visit and historically it was never a pilgrimage site.' " Tell that to the Hasidim. Of course, Haredim in general and Hasidim in particular pay attention to the Rambam (or any of the sages of antiquity) only when he tells them what they want to hear.

    from the article: Rambam's tomb to get high-tech facelift, against the sage's own wishes
    First published 04:08 08.05.12 | Last updated 04:08 08.05.12
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