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Reading the Mind of God

"As soon as these chariots of kedusha started running, the suicide bombers stopped."
Rav Littman determines that there hasn’t been a suicide bombing ever since segregated, "Mehadrin" buses were implemented in the Haredi neighborhoods.

Rav Littman determines that there hasn’t been a suicide bombing ever since segregated, "Mehadrin" buses were implemented in the Haredi neighborhoods.

How much Kedusha is generated by treating victims like liars while protecting the reputations of the accused? Or by calling a 9 year old girl on her way to a religious school – a whore?  How much Kedusha is generated by rabbinic leaders who call non Haredi religious Jews Amalek? Or by telling religious people who voted for a controversial Shomer Shabbos Jew that they have lost their portion in Olam Haba?

Maybe just maybe there is more harm than good being generated by those Mehadrin buses? Maybe, just maybe the message being sent by God is not what Rav Littman thinks it is? Maybe just maybe there are other issues God might be more upset about? Maybe just maybe these rabbis ought to stop trying to read the mind of God? Maybe just maybe they are in fact not reading the mind of God and just reading their own biases?

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About the Author: Harry Maryles runs the blog "Emes Ve-Emunah" which focuses on current events and issues that effect the Jewish world in general and Orthodoxy in particular. It discuses Hashkafa and news events of the day - from a Centrist perspctive and a philosphy of Torah U'Mada. He can be reached at hmaryles@yahoo.com.


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7 Responses to “Reading the Mind of God”

  1. separate developments are the best policy let the muslims have their own ghettoes supporting nazi europe.

  2. "My thoughts and your are not the same" -Hashem The notion that we know what Hashem is thinking is utter nonsense and silly.

  3. "My thoughts and yours are not the same" -Hashem. The notion that we know what Hashem is thinking is both utterly silly and nonsense.

  4. We are the mind or G-d, or at least a thought within…all that we do he foresaw and it could not be otherwise, it's either all true or all a lie…even so it is all of G-d.

  5. I will be pilloried for what I am about to write. This attitude to women, I presume means fertile women, is akin to Wahhabi Islam. Islam is a religion of evil, abuse and malpractice towards women and girl children. Bearing in mind we know where Mohammed got his information from, perhaps these extreme Jews aught to reevaluate their religious practices. Frankly I see little difference. As in the video of the largest Haredi wedding in Israel recently, the bride on the end of a silken sash looked for all the world to be she is now subjected to her spouse and is to submit to his every whim. No wonder Jewish men 60 plus are tripping off to Tunisia and Morocco to marry girls of Islam, who are trained and brainwashed to be submissive and dominated. This does not look well for the Nation of Israel and I from my understanding of the scriptures this attitude is not the norm.

  6. My ways are higher than your ways, saith the Lord G-d and my thoughts are higher than your thoughts.

  7. every think inthis report is right.

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