Skip to comments.Two Rabbinical Groups Support "Ten Commandments" Judge Roy Moore
Posted on 08/20/2003 6:12:00 AM PDT by Zionist Conspirator
Please click on the hyperlink to read the press release. (And my apologies if this has already been posted.)
HaShem grant that all factions of Torah-true Jewry will now unite on a wholistic Torah position on all issues whatsoever--Zionist, domestic, and international.
This being the case, just click on the hyperlink to the Roy Moore article or else try clicking here.
Anyway, be sure and read the press release. It's very important!
THE UNION OF ORTHODOX RABBIS
OF THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA
THE RABBINICAL ALLIANCE OF AMERICA
August 15, 2003 / for immediate release
CONTACT: RABBI YEHUDA LEVIN 718-469-6999
TWO MAJOR RABBINICAL GROUPS SUPPORT
"TEN COMMANDMENTS" JUDGE ROY MOORE
Two major Rabbinical organizations, representing over 1000 Orthodox Rabbis, today declared their support for Alabama Chief Judge Roy Moore in his battle to keep the Ten Commandments on display in the Supreme Court building in Montgomery, Alabama.
Lawyer groups, led by the ACLU, have demanded that Judge Moore remove the display, citing church-state concerns; and Federal Judge Myron Thompson has given Judge Moore a deadline of August 20 to remove the display. But Judge Moore is refusing to be intimidated.
Rabbi Hirsch Ginsberg of the Union of Orthodox Rabbis said: "The Ten Commandments are the basis of civilized society and the rule of law. It is no accident that legal testimony begins with swearing to tell the whole truth, while holding a Bible. Here, in New York City, many courtrooms have a plaque on the wall, right above the judge's head, proclaiming 'In G-D we trust'."
Rabbi Abraham Hecht of the Rabbinical Alliance added: "It's no surprise that the ACLU, a radical left-wing organization of ambulance-chasing rip-off artists, should object to the Ten Commandments. The Biblical injunctions against lying, stealing, and adultery must make them feel terribly uncomfortable."
Rabbi Yehuda Levin who is representing the two Rabbinical groups in Montgomery, Alabama this week, commented on a nasty New York Times editorial that referred to Judge Moore as a demagogue: "This is the worst kind of savage yellow journalism. The New York Times has lately been rocked by scandals, in which it has been revealed that senior reporters and editorial staff have knowingly fabricated stories and distorted the news. They have some nerve criticizing a moral, intelligent, and courageous man like Chief Judge Moore."
Rabbi Levin will hold a press conference on the steps of the Alabama Statehouse in Montgomery on
Friday, August 15, 2003, at 10:00 a.m.
After the press conference, Rabbi Levin is to meet with Chief Judge Moore to make a presentation to him on behalf of the Union of Orthodox Rabbis and the Rabb
Um . . . I'm afraid I don't have such a high view of h*nduism (though I appreciate h*ndus' and India's current quasi-alliance with Jews and Israel--it's certainly an improvement over the old anti-Zionism of Indira Gandhi). It is, after all, an idolatrous religion, and it makes little sense to endorse the Ten Commandments if one is going to praise idolatry.
Now the Sikhs on the other hand . . . I mean, here's a militant, "theocratic" religion that rejects images and idolatry. And most importantly of all . . . THEY WORSHIP A BOOK!!! I don't agree with it, but there's something about that type of religion that touches a redneck's heart!
Long before G-d "changed His mind" and started a new "one true religion" there was already a "one true religion." That religion was, is, and always shall be TORAH. This means the 613 Commandments for Jews and the Seven Commandments for non-Jews (and I am among the latter, not the former). In that religion there was no "J*sus prayer" by which one "passed from nature to grace." There was just the One True G-d, the G-d of Genesis, Who created he universe and has absolute sovereignty over everything in it. This G-d gave a system of Laws to mankind and declared He would grant rewards for obeying Him and mete out punishment for disobeying Him. However complex it is in practice (and it is much more complicated than most people realize), it is in concept the ultimate in simplicity. Perhaps you find our laws against murder an onerous forcing of religion on the private conscience? Why don't you launch a moral crusade to repeal them???
Have you ever read a Bible in your life? When was Moses "saved?" When was Joshua "saved?" When were any of the Biblical Jews "saved??????" When, in the only government G-d has ever established on this earth, was there ever "separation of church(?) and state?" It is literally amazing how radically different the religion of the Bible is from the religion that now claims to be the one true Biblical religion!
Have you ever read the Book of Joshua? Or the historical books that tell of Israel at her glory when the Holy Temple stood and she was ruled by G-d's anointed king? Where was the "separation of church(?) and state" while all this was going on???
Let me go on record as stating that the Ten Commandments actually only apply to Jews, not to non-Jews. Non-Jews are bound by the Seven Commandments of the Sons of Noah and it would be much more appropriate for them to be enshrined in our institutions. However, most people are unaware of this and the Ten Commandments are so associated with the True G-d (plus non-Jewish humanity has historically taken upon itself such Jewish commandments as honoring father and mother) that this distinction is currently meaningless to the masses. And it's also important that the Bible-thumping heartland maintain this very important link to `Am Yisra'el.
I suggest you read your Bible again (and start at the front this time please!) and see just how alien the individual, voluntarist religion you advocate is to the Bible. After that, I suggest you visit my web site.
Excuse me. I assumed from your previous post that you were one of those sincerely deluded chr*stians who believes religion consists of all "grace" and no law. I did not realize that you were a liberal doing a brief strafing run.
You probably won't be here much longer (and no, not because of me!).
The modern notion of "separation of Church and State" is indeed nonsense, and the sooner we drop this idiotic notion that there must *never* be any established religion, we'll be better off. Separation has led to an acrimonious divorce.
As far as the Davidic kingdom goes, it was less the culmination of God's great plan for the Hebrews, than a concession to their stubborness (cf. 1 Samuel 8)--
8:7. And the Lord said to Samuel: Hearken to the voice of the people in all that they say to thee. For they have not rejected thee, but me, that I should not reign over them.
8:18. And you shall cry out in that day from the face of the king, whom you have chosen to yourselves: and the Lord will not hear you in that day, because you desired unto yourselves a king.
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