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Aaron Zelman [JPFO], RIP
[Milwaukee, WI] Journal-Sentinel Obituaries ^ | December 23, 2010 | Staff

Posted on 12/29/2010 9:57:53 AM PST by backwoods-engineer

Zelman, Aaron S. December 21, 2010, age 64 years, of Erin, WI. Beloved husband of Nancy Zelman (nee Soderlund). Dear father of Erik and Jeremy Zelman. Further survived by other relatives and friends. Funeral services 11:00 AM Friday, December 24, 2010 at Beth El Ner Tamid Synagogue, 2909 W. Mequon Rd., Mequon. Memorials to JPFO, P.O. Box 270143, Hartford, WI 53027 or Beth El Ner Tamid Synagogue are appreciated.

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KEYWORDS: 2nd; amendment; banglist; jpfo; zelman
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Zelman was THE voice of Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership, of which I am a supporter and member (they like Gentiles, too). He has written many fine and persuasive articles in support of our 2nd Amendment rights, including a seminal article that exposed the 1968 Gun Control Act's direct connection to Nazi gun control law.

Zelman's death was also eulogized today by David Codrea of The War on Guns, author Claire Wolfe at Backwoods Home Magazine, and blogger Mama Liberty of The Price of Liberty. Shalom, Aaron.

1 posted on 12/29/2010 9:58:01 AM PST by backwoods-engineer
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To: backwoods-engineer

He was aggressive and outfront when the NRA was twiddling. He set the curve. He’ll be missed.


2 posted on 12/29/2010 10:02:18 AM PST by 1010RD (First Do No Harm)
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To: 1010RD

A tragic and devestating loss for defenders of the 2nd...


3 posted on 12/29/2010 10:06:50 AM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: 1010RD

A tragic and devestating loss for defenders of the 2nd...


4 posted on 12/29/2010 10:07:03 AM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: backwoods-engineer

Very sad. Prayers for his family.


5 posted on 12/29/2010 10:09:19 AM PST by dragonblustar ("... and if you disagree with me, then you sir, are worse than Hitler!" - Greg Gutfeld)
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To: backwoods-engineer

Oh, no.


6 posted on 12/29/2010 10:27:35 AM PST by real saxophonist (The fact that you play tuba doesn't make you any less lethal. -USMC bandsman in Iraq)
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To: real saxophonist
RIP Rabbi. You did well.

Shalom.

7 posted on 12/29/2010 10:28:25 AM PST by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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To: backwoods-engineer

RIP.


8 posted on 12/29/2010 10:39:17 AM PST by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: 1010RD

RIP. A tireless defender of the 2nd.


9 posted on 12/29/2010 10:46:13 AM PST by Frantzie (American TV = owned by the Saudis and elites - keep watching & losing your freedom)
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To: backwoods-engineer
A Jewish American who understood that surrending oneself to the State is not right nor safe.

I first read his writings a decade ago and was very favorably impressed.He knew a jack-booted thug when he saw one,and wasn't afraid to speak out.I only dream the NRA had such leaders that truly belived in the 2nd for all Americans.

10 posted on 12/29/2010 10:47:36 AM PST by hoosierham (Waddaya mean Freedom isn't free ?;will you take a credit card?)
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To: who knows what evil?

I wouldn’t say devastating. His work has spawned dozens if not hundreds of 2nd Amendment supporters who’ll continue the fight.

Many modern Sons of Liberty are to some degree Sons of Zelman. He’ll be missed, but the work will go on.

And like Isaiah, we need to remember that there be more with us than against us and I’m happy to have Aaron and the Hosts of Heaven on our side.


11 posted on 12/29/2010 10:48:57 AM PST by 1010RD (First Do No Harm)
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To: backwoods-engineer

May he RIP.


12 posted on 12/29/2010 10:49:19 AM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: 1010RD
I wouldn’t say devastating.

Your observations are correct, but he was such a great spokesman for gun rights...as you say; he will be missed.

13 posted on 12/29/2010 10:52:26 AM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: backwoods-engineer

Darn this is sad news. He accomplished a lot with his time. Aaron Zelman, Z”L.


14 posted on 12/29/2010 10:52:26 AM PST by cake_crumb (Why do they call them "pat downs" when they're obviously "feel ups"?)
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To: backwoods-engineer

I’m also a member. I’ve posted that list of genocides over and over on the web. This is really sad news.


15 posted on 12/29/2010 10:54:36 AM PST by cake_crumb (Why do they call them "pat downs" when they're obviously "feel ups"?)
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To: backwoods-engineer; Yehuda; Nachum
Aaron Zelman Z"L of Jews for the Preservations of Firearms Ownership has passed away.
16 posted on 12/29/2010 10:55:59 AM PST by rmlew (You want change? Vote for the most conservative electable in your state or district.)
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To: rmlew

Boruch dayan emes


17 posted on 12/29/2010 11:02:40 AM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: backwoods-engineer

I am very sad.


18 posted on 12/29/2010 11:15:33 AM PST by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: backwoods-engineer
God bless you, Mr. Zelman.
19 posted on 12/29/2010 11:24:13 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (DEFCON I ALERT: The federal cancer has metastasized. All personnel report to their battle stations.)
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To: backwoods-engineer
Aaron Zelman [JPFO], RIP

Yup. I heard earlier today.

Had Marfan's disease, I heard, which will eventually kill one.

20 posted on 12/29/2010 11:34:55 AM PST by Lee N. Field ("He shall slay the dragon that is in the sea." Isaiah 27:1)
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To: backwoods-engineer; harpseal; TexasCowboy; nunya bidness; AAABEST; Travis McGee; Squantos; ...
The second amendment has lost one of its most staunch and tireless advocates.

RIP, Mr. Zelman.

Click the Gadsden flag for pro-gun resources!

21 posted on 12/29/2010 1:13:30 PM PST by Joe Brower (Sheep have three speeds: "graze", "stampede" and "cower".)
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To: rmlew

Baruch Dayan Emmet..


22 posted on 12/29/2010 1:21:47 PM PST by Yehuda (Land of the free, THANKS TO THE BRAVE!)
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To: Joe Brower

RIP indeed.


23 posted on 12/29/2010 1:37:25 PM PST by Dead Corpse (III%. The last line in the sand)
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To: rmlew

Baruch Dayan Emmet..


24 posted on 12/29/2010 1:41:29 PM PST by Yehuda (Land of the free, THANKS TO THE BRAVE!)
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To: Joe Brower
Oh my goodness! I spoke with him not long ago----This is terrible news.

May he rest in peace.

25 posted on 12/29/2010 2:25:51 PM PST by basil (It's time to rid the country of "Gun Free Zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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To: 2nd amendment mama

Ping!


26 posted on 12/29/2010 2:28:14 PM PST by basil (It's time to rid the country of "Gun Free Zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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To: backwoods-engineer

Only 64? The older I get, the younger 64 seems.


27 posted on 12/29/2010 2:29:50 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Islam is the religion of Satan and Mohammed was his minion.)
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To: thefactor

Sad. May he RIP.


28 posted on 12/29/2010 2:32:42 PM PST by Pharmboy (What always made the state a hell has been that man tried to make it heaven-Hoelderlin)
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To: 1010RD
I wouldn’t say devastating. His work has spawned dozens if not hundreds of 2nd Amendment supporters who’ll continue the fight. Many modern Sons of Liberty are to some degree Sons of Zelman. He’ll be missed, but the work will go on. And like Isaiah, we need to remember that there be more with us than against us and I’m happy to have Aaron and the Hosts of Heaven on our side.

Well said! And Amen.

29 posted on 12/29/2010 2:34:38 PM PST by ExSoldier (Life without God is like an unsharpened pencil: It has no point.)
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To: backwoods-engineer

It’s nice to know that there are other Jews who are not beeding-heart liberals.


30 posted on 12/29/2010 3:32:09 PM PST by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (Those who forget the past are condemned to repeat it.)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

It was Zelman’s life work, it seems, to teach his fellow Jews that it was all right to defend themselves.


31 posted on 12/29/2010 3:38:16 PM PST by backwoods-engineer (I've giving up Facebook because of OPSEC issues.)
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To: backwoods-engineer
RIP, good warrior and protector, even though many did not listen.

Gave an interview of his to a winey loud liberal anti gun college kid. Watching him turn white as a ghost reading it as he found out the truth of truth evil the Nazi's were and what Arron had to say about it, will forever be in my mind...

32 posted on 12/29/2010 4:01:17 PM PST by taildragger ((Palin / Mulally 2012 ))
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To: backwoods-engineer

A true protector of our Gun rights is gone - RIP Aaron - you will be greatly missed.


33 posted on 12/29/2010 4:02:07 PM PST by 2nd amendment mama ( www.2asisters.org | Self defense is a basic human right!)
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To: backwoods-engineer

Had the pleasure of talking to him some years back when I was a young punk full of zest. He was more than hospitable. God bless you Mr. Zelman and thank you for your service to our country.


34 posted on 12/29/2010 4:19:11 PM PST by stevio (God, guns, guts.)
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To: backwoods-engineer

I’m so very sorry to hear this. Prayers for his family.


35 posted on 12/29/2010 5:01:05 PM PST by spitter
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Prayers for his family

Yes, but don't forget prayers for him.

36 posted on 12/29/2010 5:26:11 PM PST by JoeFromSidney
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To: backwoods-engineer

He will be missed.R.I.P.


37 posted on 12/30/2010 5:32:34 AM PST by herewego ( Got .45?)
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To: JoeFromSidney

In all due respect, prayers are for the living.


38 posted on 12/30/2010 6:49:01 AM PST by spitter
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To: backwoods-engineer

It was Zelman’s writing that brought me into the firearms freedom movement in the first place, leading to positions on the boards of the Silicon Valley NRA Members’ Council and Gun Owners of New Hampshire. His erudition will be sorely missed.


39 posted on 12/30/2010 6:53:28 AM PST by mvpel (Michael Pelletier)
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RIP, Mr. Zelman.
Aye, my sentiments also and my condolences to his family.

His death is doubly sad because the progressives and liberals know that time will remove staunch 2nd Amendment adherents through attrition by death while disinformation, agitprop and incrementalism through legislation and regulation slowly erodes our rights.
I hope others steps forward to fill the large break in the line his absence will present.

40 posted on 12/30/2010 8:07:09 AM PST by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Lurker
Barukh Dayyan Ha'Emet.

RIP Rabbi. You did well.

He wasn't a rabbi (at least so far as I know).

41 posted on 12/30/2010 8:21:54 AM PST by Zionist Conspirator (Bo' 'el-Par`oh; ve'amarta 'elayv, koh 'amar HaShem, shallach 'et-`ammi veya`avduni!)
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To: Lee N. Field
Had Marfan's disease, I heard, which will eventually kill one.

Isn't that Lincoln had? He was supposedly dying of it when he was assassinated.

42 posted on 12/30/2010 8:23:59 AM PST by Zionist Conspirator (Bo' 'el-Par`oh; ve'amarta 'elayv, koh 'amar HaShem, shallach 'et-`ammi veya`avduni!)
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To: backwoods-engineer

Requiescat In Pace


43 posted on 12/30/2010 8:30:04 AM PST by Patriotic1 (Dic mihi solum facta, domina - Just the facts, ma'am)
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To: Zionist Conspirator

I’ve heard that before. If Wikipedia (YMMV, Insert Standard Disclaimer Here) has the right of it, they now thing A. Lincoln had something else.


44 posted on 12/30/2010 9:25:02 AM PST by Lee N. Field ("He shall slay the dragon that is in the sea." Isaiah 27:1)
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To: spitter
In all due respect, prayers are for the living

2 Macc 12:42-45

(A)nd they turned to prayer, beseeching that the sin which had been committed might be wholly blotted out. And the noble Judas exhorted the people to keep themselves free from sin, for they had seen with their own eyes what had happened because of the sin of those who had fallen. He also took up a collection, man by man, to the amount of two thousand drachmas of silver, and sent it to Jerusalem to provide for a sin offering. In doing this he acted very well and honorably, taking account of the resurrection. For if he were not expecting that those who had fallen would rise again, it would have been superfluous and foolish to pray for the dead. But if he was looking to the splendid reward that is laid up for those who fall asleep in godliness, it was a holy and pious thought. Therefore he made atonement for the dead, that they might be delivered from their sin.

45 posted on 12/30/2010 1:19:58 PM PST by JoeFromSidney
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To: JoeFromSidney

That is not in the King James version and I do not consider it Holy Scripture. You have your view and I have mine. We can agree to disagree.


46 posted on 12/30/2010 5:02:47 PM PST by spitter
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To: philman_36

There are others who will stand in the gap. Good men & women like: Mike Vanderbough, David Codrea, Suzanna Huff and Paxton Quigley.


47 posted on 12/30/2010 8:41:31 PM PST by backwoods-engineer (I've giving up Facebook because of OPSEC issues.)
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To: spitter
That is not in the King James version and I do not consider it Holy Scripture. You have your view and I have mine. We can agree to disagree.

There was no holy scripture in existence until 1611? Wow. What a religion. In existence for two thousand years but no authoritative holy scripture for the first sixteen hundred of those years.

48 posted on 12/31/2010 7:32:38 AM PST by Zionist Conspirator (Bo' 'el-Par`oh; ve'amarta 'elayv, koh 'amar HaShem, shallach 'et-`ammi veya`avduni!)
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To: spitter; Zionist Conspirator
That is not in the King James version and I do not consider it Holy Scripture.

IMHO, the books of Maccabees belong in the cannon more than does Esther, but I can say for a fact that there are aspects of the King James that are clear mistranslations of the Hebrew; but then, the JPS has them too.

49 posted on 01/06/2011 12:21:01 PM PST by Carry_Okie (The environment is too complex and too important to manage by central planning.)
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To: Carry_Okie; spitter
IMHO, the books of Maccabees belong in the cannon more than does Esther, but I can say for a fact that there are aspects of the King James that are clear mistranslations of the Hebrew; but then, the JPS has them too.

It is not for you or anyone else to determine what does and does not belong in the Hebrew Bible. That decision was made by the Prophets of the 'Anshei HaKenesset HaGedolah.

50 posted on 01/06/2011 12:25:02 PM PST by Zionist Conspirator (Vayhi be`etzem hayom hazeh; hotzi' HaShem 'et-Benei Yisra'el me'Eretz Mitzrayim `al-tziv'otam.)
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