Sunday, August 02, 2009

Being as hateful as our advesaries

I am saddened by the recent killings at a gay center in Israel. Israel is a place where violence is not unknown, but in general Jew does not kill Jew. Even if one is religiously inclined taking the law into ones hands is never called for. Sane religious types understand the concept of free will and let God handle these matters in time.

This type of criminal behavior is not typical of religious Jews who do follow the Torah literally, but understand what is for God to judge and the realm of man.

This is not about scripture. It is a criminal act committed by someone ignorant of our traditions and ways.


FJ said...

I think may be speaking prematurely on this subject, beakerkin. Best speak AFTER someone is arrested and the facts in the case become known. Knee jerk condemnation of orthodox Jewish factions in both unfair and unwise.

beakerkin said...

The police in Israel are treating this as a crime. It may be that some Muslim group did this, but it seems unlikely as of this writing.

I want to point out that while MZ is clearly homophobic he has always rejected this type of action. He has called for the assassination of elected Israeli officials, but has always rejected this type of behavior.

I hope whoever did this gets caught.

FJ said...

Me 3.

Ducky's here said...

Sorta like those psychos in Nigeria, huh Beak?

Ducky's here said...

Nuttyahoo and his ultra right freaks should stick to what they are good at --- evicting families from their homes in East Jerusalem. Check out today's BBC.