Slippery Slope

Notes From a Crumbling Democracy

Closed Society: 5 December, 2010

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Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, spiritual leader of the Shas party, stated in a lesson he gave that the reason for the Carmel wildfire was the desecration of the Sabbath and failure to observe the rules of the Torah. According to Rabbi Yosef “The Gmara says that on Sabbath – a burning fire is only where the Sabbath is being desecrated. You have to study the Torah and do good deeds. How many houses were destroyed, whole neighborhoods lost – all by Divine intervention.” (Hebrew)

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December 5th, 2010 at 12:24 pm