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Shalomtoyou 6 points ago +6 / -0

As a Jew myself, it sure gets dispiriting seeing so many of my family and coreligionists tripping over themselves to board the Covid Express Train -- the latest golden calf.

Dr. Zelenko reminds me we didn't all go crazy.

BTFO 2 points ago +2 / -0

It’s always been mind boggling to me how often I see people that consider themselves to be Jews to go right along with mainstream society, “science”, etc. Kind of similar to Asian culture. They’ve became so smart and successful in different areas, yet they follow right along with mainstream society, race baiting nonsense, “science”, etc. However I never thought I’d see so many Jews follow down this path because I always thought that Jews had strong roots in religion/God/the Bible. As a Christian and follower of God’s word… it’s just hard for me to fathom that Jews would follow so blindly without any sort of discernment kicking in.

Shalomtoyou 5 points ago +5 / -0

You answered your question with Jews having strong roots in Bible, religion and G-d.

A lot of the Reform Jews.... and I was raised as one... just don't.

Judaism got watered down to being "not christianity." Pet liberal causes make their way into synagogues.

I started going to Chabad services. That's a brand of Orthodox Judaism that you'd recognize with the black hats, black coats, etc. (Like Dr. Zelenko). Not ALL black hat / black coat jews are Chabad... there are other sects, but Chabad is one of the best known, and they do a lot of outreach to all Jews, including the secular / reform kinds, trying to bring them back to Judaism.

A couple weeks ago I was speaking with a Chabad Rabbi. And I told him what happened at my childhood synagogue, after I visited after many years. My childhood Rabbi was long gone. he was replaced by a woman Rabbi. I want on a Yom Kippur service. During the service she took a moment to give a sermon... where she ranted against how little Walmart paid their employees.

Yom Kippur is the holy day of atonement. It's when you fast to atone for your sins and the sins of community. For your personal greed, selfishness, arrogance, vanity, try to cast those vices aside and be a better person. And that Rabbi twisted it to some socialist rant.

The Chabad Rabbi I told this story to nodded and said: "You'd be surprised how often I hear stories like that."

BTFO 1 point ago +1 / -0

Very interesting and insightful. Thank you for sharing that. Honestly it doesn’t sound too much different than the “Christian Church” lately. So many churches over the last 6 years have cucked out completely. I bailed on my church when they started bringing in guests such as MLK’s relative to talk about how white people are bad and how black people are oppressed and what us white folk should be doing to help fix this “problem”.