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Mailmen Refuse to Deliver 'New Testament'
Arutz Sheva ^ | Mar. 3, 2012 | Gil Ronen

Posted on 04/25/2012 5:41:09 AM PDT by pavlova

Dozens of mail deliverers who were supposed to deliver copies of the Christian "New Testament" Bible to homes in Ramat Gan refused to do so, arguing that the deliveries constituted "missionary material."

The mail deliverers said that distributing missionary material is forbidden by Jewish law (Halakha) and may also be against state law. They therefore asked that a legal inquiry be held before taking a decision on whether to hand out the Bibles.

The postal workers contacted MK Zevulun Orlev (Jewish Home) and asked him to assist them vis-à-vis the Postal Authority, which they say demands that they "do their job" and distribute the material that was sent.

MK Orlev spoke with Communications Minister Moshe Kahlon (Likud), as well as with the director of the ministry and the Postal Service chairman. He asked that delivery of the books be halted until the legal inquiry into the matter is completed. Orlev reported that both Kahlon and the Postal Service chairman agreed to temporarily halt the distribution.

(Excerpt) Read more at israelnationalnews.com ...


TOPICS: Ecumenism; Ministry/Outreach; Religion & Culture; Religion & Politics
KEYWORDS: christianity; israel; judaism; newtestament

1 posted on 04/25/2012 5:41:13 AM PDT by pavlova
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To: pavlova

Busily ‘ape-ing’ the rest of the Semitic tribesmen who drool over ManMo and the Miood God.

Stop drooling, start delivering.

Email is bearing down on you MailPersons, or didn’t you hear?


2 posted on 04/25/2012 6:05:42 AM PDT by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles."...the public interest)
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To: pavlova

Don’t hand out/deliver Christian Bibles to Jews.


3 posted on 04/25/2012 8:51:24 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you so much,Pumpkin. You're the best cat in the world.)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN
"Don’t hand out/deliver Christian Bibles to Jews."

Why? Don't they have the right to make their own decisions? Sounds like some are awful insecure about their faith.

4 posted on 04/26/2012 1:26:59 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: circlecity

Some people just don’t get it.

We don’t adhere to the Christian Bible,only the Hebrew Scriptures.

No true Jew wants a Christian Bible.

It has nothing to do with insecurity.

Christian Bibles are for Christians, NOT Jews.


5 posted on 04/26/2012 1:40:01 AM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you so much,Pumpkin. You're the best cat in the world.)
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To: circlecity

Why would a Jew want a Christian Bible in the first place?


6 posted on 04/26/2012 1:41:37 AM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you so much,Pumpkin. You're the best cat in the world.)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN
"Why would a Jew want a Christian Bible in the first place?"

To discover true Israel and salvation.

7 posted on 04/26/2012 4:07:55 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

Some people just don’t get it.

We don’t adhere to the Christian Bible,only the Hebrew Scriptures.

No true Jew wants a Christian Bible.

It has nothing to do with insecurity.

Christian Bibles are for Christians, NOT Jews.

How about Christian money do they take that?


8 posted on 04/26/2012 5:56:06 PM PDT by guitarplayer1953 (Grammar & spelling maybe wrong, get over it, the world will not come to an end!)
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To: guitarplayer1953

Christian Bibles are not for Jews.

Christian Bibles are for Christians.

I will repeat it ad nauseum if I have to.


9 posted on 04/26/2012 6:41:27 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you so much,Pumpkin. You're the best cat in the world.)
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To: circlecity

Sorry. We have salvation in G-d. We don’t need your false god for salvation.


10 posted on 04/26/2012 6:42:51 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you so much,Pumpkin. You're the best cat in the world.)
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To: circlecity

“True” Israel? I see. You are one of those christians who think YOU are the true Israel.

You have another thing coming.


11 posted on 04/26/2012 6:44:56 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you so much,Pumpkin. You're the best cat in the world.)
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To: pavlova

What’s the fuss about and the pavlovian reactions? I don’t mind receiving the Jewish Book of Mormon!


12 posted on 04/26/2012 6:45:53 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: pavlova

My first guess at the title before opening the article was that this was in Dearborn, MI.


13 posted on 04/26/2012 6:50:22 PM PDT by Rebelbase
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

And I will ask is Christian money only for Christians?


14 posted on 04/26/2012 6:54:09 PM PDT by guitarplayer1953 (Grammar & spelling maybe wrong, get over it, the world will not come to an end!)
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To: guitarplayer1953
Of course not! But bibles and money are two different things. Bibles are used to proselytize.

Jewish money isn't just for Jews,either. Many Jews contribute to Christian causes.

my grandparents are Lutheran and belong to a Lutheran group whose name slips my mind. We go to Rays games in St.Pete and it doesn't bother me that my ticket money is going to a Lutheran charity.

15 posted on 04/26/2012 7:38:45 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you so much,Pumpkin. You're the best cat in the world.)
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To: Revolting cat!

What is the Jewish Book of Mormon?

What people fail to understand is that delivering Christian bibles to Jews is forbidden according to Jewish Law. The most observant Jews will not inquire about another religion and will not read the christian bible,except to refute it.

According to Judaism Jesus is a false god.To worship him is to commit idolatry. It is a grave sin. It is heretical to us to equate a man with G-d.


16 posted on 04/26/2012 7:42:57 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you so much,Pumpkin. You're the best cat in the world.)
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To: Rebelbase

Nope. It’s in a strictly Jewish neighborhood in Israel.

A STRICTLY Jewish neighborhood with no Christians.

That is why people are upset.


17 posted on 04/26/2012 7:45:03 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you so much,Pumpkin. You're the best cat in the world.)
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To: circlecity
"Why would a Jew want a Christian Bible in the first place?"

To discover true Israel and salvation.


We were chosen and Christians were saved. You are in neither group.
18 posted on 04/26/2012 7:48:45 PM PDT by PA Engineer (Time to beat the swords of government tyranny into the plowshares of freedom.)
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To: pavlova
The mail deliverers said that distributing missionary material is forbidden by Jewish law (Halakha)

It is.

Good for these mailmen.

19 posted on 04/26/2012 8:08:39 PM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (Ki-hagoy vehamamlakhah 'asher lo'-ya`avdukh yove'du; vehagoyim charov yecheravu!)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

Does the Jewish people need Jesus for salvation?


20 posted on 04/26/2012 8:51:45 PM PDT by guitarplayer1953 (Grammar & spelling maybe wrong, get over it, the world will not come to an end!)
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To: guitarplayer1953

No. Only G-d.


21 posted on 04/26/2012 9:28:02 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you so much,Pumpkin. You're the best cat in the world.)
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To: Zionist Conspirator

Thank you,ZC. Another voice of reason. I was hoping you’d jump in!


22 posted on 04/26/2012 9:29:12 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you so much,Pumpkin. You're the best cat in the world.)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN
How is that? Are all Jewish people made righteous by simply being Jewish?
23 posted on 04/26/2012 9:36:59 PM PDT by guitarplayer1953 (Grammar & spelling maybe wrong, get over it, the world will not come to an end!)
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To: guitarplayer1953

The Torah clearly states that G-d is the ONLY redeemer. We don’t need to believe in a “risen” man-god “savior” to be righteous. In fact,all the righteous of the world have a place in the next life. This is a Jewish teaching,unlike the Christian teaching that one needs to be a Christian in order to get to heaven. Everyone else is doomed to hell.

I have evidence from the Torah that proves my statements.

G-d shares his glory with no one. That is one tenet of Judaism.

I can provide scriptural evidence if you would like.


24 posted on 04/26/2012 10:11:19 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you so much,Pumpkin. You're the best cat in the world.)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN
Please do. How does one become righteous?
25 posted on 04/26/2012 10:27:44 PM PDT by guitarplayer1953 (Grammar & spelling maybe wrong, get over it, the world will not come to an end!)
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To: guitarplayer1953

Here are some verses from the Hebrew Scriptures. They explain that G-d is not a human,that human sacrifice is an abomination and that one does not need blood to cleanse their sins. One goes to G-d for forgiveness. It is that simple.

Isaiah 44:6
Exodus 20:3
Deuteronomy 12:30-31,24:16
Malachi 3:6
Jonah 3:10
ALL of Leviticus 17
Numbers 14:20,16:47,23:19,31:50
Jeremiah 7:22-23
Hosea 11:9
Psalm 106:37-38


26 posted on 04/26/2012 10:36:34 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you so much,Pumpkin. You're the best cat in the world.)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN
I will read the verses and get back with you but one question if blood is not required why was there all the blood and animal scarifies in the OT?
27 posted on 04/26/2012 10:47:31 PM PDT by guitarplayer1953 (Grammar & spelling maybe wrong, get over it, the world will not come to an end!)
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To: guitarplayer1953

G-d accepts other sacrifices. You need to read ALL of Leviticus 17.


28 posted on 04/26/2012 10:52:52 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you so much,Pumpkin. You're the best cat in the world.)
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To: PA Engineer

Chosen merely to usher in Christ. After that Jesus is the only path to salvation. Looks like someone could really use the message those mailmen refuse to deliver.


29 posted on 04/27/2012 1:06:55 AM PDT by circlecity
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