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We Need Another Maccabee
Yidwithlid ^ | 12/22/08 | Yidwithlid

Posted on 12/22/2008 12:02:43 PM PST by Shellybenoit

Last night was the first night of Hannukah, the holiday with as many meanings as it has spellings. Why do we celebrate ? Pick one or pick all:

1. A successful Jewish revolt against a Syrian empire ruled by the Seleucid dynasty of Greek kings some 2,200 years ago 2. A revolt against assimilation and the attempt to impose Hellenistic culture on ancient Judea 3. A Celebration of the re-dedication of the Holy Temple 4. Recognition of a Miracle where one day's worth of oil burnt in the menorah for eight days 5. A Civil War against those Jews who assimilated rule Israel without remembering that God was involved in every aspect of our lives including governance

It is this last point that relates so much to today's world. Israel is lead by politicians who have no faith in the God who gave them the land. They allow the Temple mount which used the be the "home" of God's Shekinah (and hopefully will be again soon) to be mutilated, in fact they are willing to give it away. They do not protect Josephs tomb or Rachel's, they have fallen in love with the Western Culture and have forgotten how easily Judaism can get assimilated into it.

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TOPICS: History; Politics; Religion
KEYWORDS: chanukah; israel; jewish

1 posted on 12/22/2008 12:02:46 PM PST by Shellybenoit
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To: Shellybenoit

Kill the Reform Jews~!~ /sarc


2 posted on 12/22/2008 12:08:08 PM PST by babble-on
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To: Shellybenoit

http://navlog.org/chicken_pellet_jews.html


3 posted on 12/22/2008 12:33:11 PM PST by pabianice
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