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Timeout for a Moment of Comic Relief. . .

SIX PERSPECTIVES ON FEELING TIRED AND THIRSTY. . .

The Italian says, “I’m tired and thirsty. I must have wine.”
The Frenchman says, “I’m tired and thirsty. I must have cognac.”
The Russian says, “I’m tired and thirsty. I must have vodka.”
The German says, “I’m tired and thirsty. I must have beer.”
The Mexican says, “I’m tired and thirsty. I must have tequila.”
The Jew says, “I’m tired and thirsty.
I must have diabetes.”
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Natorei Karta in Tehran

The subjects of Zionism , Messianism and the Holocaust have always fascinated me since my days as a student in the Lubavitch Seminary stretching back several decades. As many of you probably know, nearly all of the Hassidic rabbis (including Chabad) condemned Zionism because only the Messiah could bring back the Jews to their homeland. Some even went so far as to claim that God punished the Jewish people by initiating a Holocaust ...

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In God we trust. . . .

Re: IN GOD WE TRUST

I have often wondered about the “In God we trust” issue. On the one hand it may refer to God, in which case, “In God we trust” is a pious motto and affirmation of faith. Some say, “In God we trust” implies that “all others pay cash!” But what if the “God” being referred to is money? Then the God we trust in, is really mammon! Obviously, there are a lot of ways of ...
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What does the Talmud and Kabbalah have to say about Lilith?

Q. The Talmud makes ample mention of Lilith’s activities. Lilith is described as a female night-demon whose erotic nature evokes a desire for illicit sexual relationships (succubus). Lilith’s physical attributes are also described in detail; she is depicted as having long hair and wings

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Q. What are some of the Lilith legends?

What are some of the Lilith legends?

Although the origin of Lilith is not mentioned anywhere in the Talmud, she is mentioned popular medieval composition ...

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