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Not all Jews are Einsteins…or the Rebbe
Arutz Sheva [Israel], by Jack Engelhard

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 7/17/2017 5:03:00 AM

There are a thousand reasons why I loved the Rebbe. Alongside his warmth and Torah wisdom, he was also sagely up to the minute on politics. Somewhere on YouTube (can’t find it now) I heard him talking about the “peace process” – the one from about 20 years ago – and decrying it with such passion and precision that it made you wonder why others can’t see things so clearly. I guess it’s because the Rebbe was the Rebbe just like Einstein was Einstein. The Rebbe said (quoting from the top of my head): “Israel is ready to give up holy Land

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: privateer, 7/17/2017 8:41:23 AM     (No. 11321184)

Good take on the latest Ayrab treachery, with dependable assistance from the snakes in the UN. And, FTA: ´Which always means the Jews give and the Arabs take and get no thanks and no peace. That’s the peace process in a nutshell.´ Kinda sounds like the Rs and Ds version of bipartisanship in our gov´t, doesn´t it?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: dvc, 7/17/2017 9:54:39 AM     (No. 11321274)

"The Rebbe"? Not Jewish, never lived in NYC, too far out of that loop to even know what this refers to. Ultimately, don´t care much, what this reference is.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Lalo, 7/17/2017 10:43:50 AM     (No. 11321337)

I checked out The Rebbe here: http://www.chabad.org/therebbe/article_cdo/aid/244372/jewish/The-Rebbe-A-Brief-Biography.htm

I read all of Isaac Bashevis Singer´s books years ago--wonderfully entertaining and interesting--and he reminds me of those characters a bit.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: thethirdruffian, 7/17/2017 10:44:04 AM     (No. 11321340)

#2, the Rebbe, refers to Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, pretty much the key founder of the Chabad Lubavitch movement in Judaism.

They are orthodox, very Republican, and quite open to Nazarines and bringing back lost "reform" Jews to Judaism.

Wonderful man. Great teacher.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: dvc, 7/17/2017 2:25:55 PM     (No. 11321575)

#4, Ok, thanks. I figured it was some sort of inside Judaism reference. Since I am not Jewish and have never lived in an area with a high concentration, I am fairly ignorant. I am somewhat used to the NYC-centric TV shows rattling off various Jewish and Yiddish phrases and references which just go over my head.

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