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Shiksa: Biblical Roots of Racism by Professor John Hartung

According to his website: John Hartung is the Associate Editor of the Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology and Professor of Anesthesiology at the State University of New York. His Ph.D. is in anthropology from Harvard. About half of Dr. Hartung’s publications … Continue reading

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Chaim Amalek: Shouldn’t there be a Holocaust Remembrance Day for the lost people of Amalek?

1 Samuel said to Saul, “I am the one the LORD sent to anoint you king over his people Israel; so listen now to the message from the LORD. 2 This is what the LORD Almighty says: ‘I will punish … Continue reading

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The Joseph Story

Chaim Amalek: The Koranic version of the biblical story of Josef makes the Jews look much better than the version in Torah, in which the Jews look like and are depcted as financial predators, feasting on the misfortune of others. … Continue reading

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Onward Muslim Soldiers

A Jewish friend is rereading the Torah: Genesis is bizarre. Still, it provides the first known instance of identity theft (Jacob and Esau) and identity theft can be a good thing. I wonder how many yeshiva bachurs go away from … Continue reading

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The Creation Of The Book Of Esther

Two Bible scholars write: The final step for the creation of the Megillah was connecting the combined story to the (preexisting) Festival of Purim. The name Purim is based on the Akkadian word for “lots” (pūrū). Many scholars believe that … Continue reading

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