Meet the Great Jewish Satan and His War Against God

For Israel’s ultra-Orthodox leaders, MK Gilad Kariv is the key figure in a grand conspiracy theory that features Reform Judaism as Satan and scapegoat. And as the rebellion against their authority grows, so does their chilling invective

Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie
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I confess:  Whenever I think that I have become fully immune to the vicious, hate-filled attacks of Israel’s haredi leaders on Reform Jews and Reform Judaism, those leaders descend to new depths of vitriol and succeed in ruffling my composure.

An example is the extraordinary rant by Rabbi Yaakov Litzman, chillingly ugly even by Haredi standards, made from the rostrum of the Knesset on December 27.

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