March 30, 2008
Mr. Halakhah, tear down this prayer!
The over-hyped and amateurish ‘Fitna’ video asks Muslims to strike certain verses from the Koran.
What’s next, censoring the Aleinu?
Ooops, been there done that!
Missing from most contemporary recitations of the Aleinu prayer are these lines, thanking God because he didn’t make us like the other Nations . . .
This was considered anti-Christian by European religious authorities and Jews themselves removed the offending lines.
All religions have ‘difficult texts.’
We have to acknowledge and learn to accept them as products of their times, not hide them, destroy them or pretend they’re not part of the canon.
Phone call for Mr. Amalek!
—The Web Guy
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