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  • Got an interesting email today...

    Can anyone give me some background on this?

    Loneliness… Health issues… Parnassah problems… Debts that won’t go away…
    Now is Your Time to be Heard in Heaven!
    If you – or anyone you know – desperately need a shidduch (to be married), or to have children, or need shemirah (to be
    guarded from harm) – the time of your
    complete deliverance is NOW!
    …but you have only a few days to make it happen!

    Tuesday, the 11th day of the month of Cheshvan (November 4th), is the yahrtzeit of Rochel
    Imeinu, a”h.


    This is the greatest time for deliverance of the year – Mama Rochel is waiting for you,
    ready to collect each and every tear and every broken heart from any of her children.

    On this day, the Admor, the mekubal Rabbi Yaakov Ades, shlita, the illustrious
    miracle-working son of Hagaon Harav Yehuda Ades, shlita, the Rosh Yeshivah of
    Yeshivah Porat Yosef and member of the Great Beit Din, and the grandson of the holy
    mekubal Rabbi Avraham Chaim Ades, zt”l, Rosh Yeshivah of Yeshivat Hamekubalim
    for people who need miracles and שע"ה in Jerusalem, will hold a special tikkun
    yeshuos, at the gravesite of Mama Rochel on her special day.


    The holy mekubal – known for his miracles and astonishingly powerful tefillot, prayed
    with outstanding intent while literally awash in tears, are performed with special
    kavanot (kabbalistic intentions) – will be praying for your specific salvation at the
    gravesite of Mama Rochel. The prayers will take place for one whole year plus ten
    as this is the complete tikkun for people – (שע"ה days (375 days, numerically spelling))
    who are needy in all these areas.


    This tikkun, performed in accordance with the divination and contemplation of the
    holy Arizal and Rashash, is the total rectification even for people who were not helped
    by anything before!
    "These tefillot have unparalleled segulah to bring deliverance to anyone who
    is needy in health, children, livelihood, finding one’s intended zivug, and being
    guarded from evil. With the merit of Mama Rochel, all who are fortunate enough
    to participate in the tikkun are sure to see profound miracles in their lives, b’ezrat
    Hashem,” said HaRav Ades.

    The holy ascetic, whose eyes are removed from this material world, who has accepted
    upon himself tremendous hardships for the sake of the children of Israel, will conduct
    the tikkun at the gravesite of Rochel Imeinu on Tuesday, the 11th of the month of
    Cheshvan (November 4th), along with thousands of Jews from all over the world.
    Enter the Church and wash away your sins. For here there is a hospital and not a court of law. Do not be ashamed to enter the Church; be ashamed when you sin, but not when you repent. – St. John Chrysostom

    Veritas vos Liberabit<>< Learn Greek <>< Look here for an Orthodox Church in America<><Ancient Faith Radio
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  • #2
    Um. Does he know you are a pig??


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    • #3
      Just mail me a contribution of $29.95 plus shipping and handling* and I'll be glad to send you an explanation



      * a mere $49.95

      I'm always still in trouble again

      "You're by far the worst poster on TWeb" and "TWeb's biggest liar" --starlight (the guy who says Stalin was a right-winger)
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      • #4
        Background:
        Rachel, the beloved wife of the Patriarch Jacob died in childbirth. Jacob chose to bury his wife in Bethlehem rather than at the Patriarchs Tomb in Hebron because he foresaw that his descendants would pass this site during their exile into Babylon and that Rachel would pray for their safety and ultimate return.

        For millennia, Jews have made pilgrimages to Rachel's Tomb, considered the third holiest shrine in the Land of Israel. The site has absorbed countless tears of barren women beseeching G-d in the merit of Mother Rachel, who herself had been barren for many years. Jews have poured out their hearts there, praying for everything from world redemption to a suitable marriage-partner.

        To this very day, men and women go to Rachel's Tomb to shed tears and beg "Mother Rachel" to intercede with G-d on their behalf -- for the health of a loved one or for Divine Intervention for those in need. -rashbi.org

        So a yahrtzeit is remembering someone's death, it's kind of like prayers for Mary on the Feast of Assumption in Catholicism:
        O MARY, Virgin most blessed and Mother of Our Lord and Redeemer Jesus Christ, through thy mercy I beseech thee to come to my aid, and to inspire me with such confidence in thy power, that I may have recourse to thee, pray to thee, and implore thy aid in all needs of soul and body. -Age of Mary

        Biblical:
        Jeremiah 31:15 Thus saith the LORD; A voice was heard in Ramah, lamentation, and bitter weeping; Rahel weeping for her children refused to be comforted for her children, because they were not.

        Matthew 2:18 In Rama was there a voice heard, lamentation, and weeping, and great mourning, Rachel weeping for her children, and would not be comforted, because they are not.

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        • #5
          I am not sure that Jacob foresaw the Babylonian captivity. Perhaps that is only in rabbinic tradition?


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          • #6
            That first part is the folklore behind it, from a Jewish perspective.

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            • #7
              Yeah, I sort of thought that.



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              • #8
                Another interesting email...

                Excellent response . . . .
                A short time ago, Iran's Supreme Leader Grand Ayatollah Ali Khamenei urged the Muslim World to boycott anything and everything that originates with the Jewish people.

                In response, Meyer M. Treinkman, a pharmacist, out of the kindness of his heart, offered to assist them in their boycott as follows:

                "Any Muslim who has Syphilis must not be cured by Salvarsan discovered by a Jew, Dr. Ehrlich. He should not even try to find out whether he has Syphilis, because the Wasserman Test is the discovery of a Jew. If a Muslim suspects that he has Gonorrhea, he must not seek diagnosis, because he will be using the method of a Jew named Neissner.

                "A Muslim who has heart disease must not use Digitalis, a discovery by a Jew, Ludwig Traube.

                Should he suffer with a toothache, he must not use Novocaine, a discovery of the Jews, Widal and Weil.

                If a Muslim has Diabetes, he must not use Insulin, the result of research by Minkowsky, a Jew. If one has a headache, he must shun Pyramidon and Antypyrin, due to the Jews, Spiro and Ellege.

                Muslims with convulsions must put up with them because it was a Jew, Oscar Leibreich, who proposed the use of Chloral Hydrate.

                Arabs must do likewise with their psychic ailments because Freud, father of psychoanalysis, was a Jew.

                Should a Muslim child get Diphtheria, he must refrain from the Schick" reaction which was invented by the Jew, Bella Schick.

                "Muslims should be ready to die in great numbers and must not permit treatment of ear and brain damage, work of Jewish Nobel Prize winner, Robert Baram.

                They should continue to die or remain crippled by Infantile Paralysis because the discoverer of the anti-polio vaccine is a Jew, Jonas Salk.

                "Muslims must refuse to use Streptomycin and continue to die of Tuberculosis because a Jew, Zalman Waxman, invented the wonder drug against this killing disease.

                Muslim doctors must discard all discoveries and improvements by dermatologist Judas Sehn Benedict, or the lung specialist, Frawnkel, and of many other world renowned Jewish scientists and medical experts.

                "In short, good and loyal Muslims properly and fittingly should remain afflicted with Syphilis, Gonorrhea, Heart Disease, Headaches, Typhus, Diabetes, Mental Disorders, Polio Convulsions and Tuberculosis and be proud to obey the Islamic boycott."

                Oh, and by the way, don't call for a doctor on your cell phone because the cell phone was invented in Israel by a Jewish engineer.

                Meanwhile I ask, what medical contributions to the world have the Muslims made?"

                The Global Islamic population is approximately 1,200,000,000; that is ONE BILLION TWO HUNDRED MILLION or 20% of the world's population.

                They have received the following Nobel Prizes:

                Literature:
                1988 - Najib Mahfooz

                Peace:
                1978 - Mohamed Anwar El-Sadat
                1990 - Elias James Corey
                1994 - Yaser Arafat:
                1999 - Ahmed Zewai

                Economics:
                (zero)

                Physics:
                (zero)

                Medicine:
                1960 - Peter Brian Medawar
                1998 - Ferid Mourad

                TOTAL: 7 SEVEN

                The Global Jewish population is approximately 14,000,000; that is FOURTEEN MILLION or about 0.02% of the world's population.

                They have received the following Nobel Prizes:

                Literature:
                1910 - Paul Heyse
                1927 - Henri Bergson
                1958 - Boris Pasternak
                1966 - Shmuel Yosef Agnon
                1966 - Nelly Sachs
                1976 - Saul Bellow
                1978 - Isaac Bashevis Singer
                1981 - Elias Canetti
                1987 - Joseph Brodsky
                1991 - Nadine Gordimer World

                Peace:
                1911 - Alfred Fried
                1911 - Tobias Michael Carel Asser
                1968 - Rene Cassin
                1973 - Henry Kissinger
                1978 - Menachem Begin
                1986 - Elie Wiesel
                1994 - Shimon Peres
                1994 - Yitzhak Rabin

                Physics:
                1905 - Adolph Von Baeyer
                1906 - Henri Moissan
                1907 - Albert Abraham Michelson
                1908 - Gabriel Lippmann
                1910 - Otto Wallach
                1915 - Richard Willstaetter
                1918 - Fritz Haber
                1921 - Albert Einstein
                1922 - Niels Bohr
                1925 - James Franck
                1925 - Gustav Hertz
                1943 - Gustav Stern
                1943 - George Charles de Hevesy
                1944 - Isidor Issac Rabi
                1952 - Felix Bloch
                1954 - Max Born
                1958 - Igor Tamm
                1959 - Emilio Segre
                1960 - Donald A. Glaser
                1961 - Robert Hofstadter
                1961 - Melvin Calvin
                1962 - Lev Davidovich Landau
                1962 - Max Ferdinand Perutz
                1965 - Richard Phillips Feynman
                1965 - Julian Schwinger
                1969 - Murray Gell-Mann
                1971 - Dennis Gabor
                1972 - William Howard Stein
                1973 - Brian David Josephson
                1975 - Benjamin Mottleson
                1976 - Burton Richter
                1977 - Ilya Prigogine
                1978 - Arno Allan Penzias
                1978 - Peter L Kapitza
                1979 - Stephen Weinberg
                1979 - Sheldon Glashow
                1979 - Herbert Charles Brown
                1980 - Paul Berg
                1980 - Walter Gilbert
                1981 - Roald Hoffmann
                1982 - Aaron Klug
                1985 - Albert A. Hauptman
                1985 - Jerome Karle
                1986 - Dudley R. Herschbach
                1988 - Robert Huber
                1988 - Leon Lederman
                1988 - Melvin Schwartz
                1988 - Jack Steinberger
                1989 - Sidney Altman
                1990 - Jerome Friedman
                1992 - Rudolph Marcus
                1995 - Martin Perl
                2000 - Alan J. Heeger

                Economics:
                1970 - Paul Anthony Samuelson
                1971 - Simon Kuznets
                1972 - Kenneth Joseph Arrow
                1975 - Leonid Kantorovich
                1976 - Milton Friedman
                1978 - Herbert A. Simon
                1980 - Lawrence Robert Klein
                1985 - Franco Modigliani
                1987 - Robert M. Solow
                1990 - Harry Markowitz
                1990 - Merton Miller
                1992 - Gary Becker
                1993 - Robert Fogel

                Medicine:
                1908 - Elie Metchnikoff
                1908 - Paul Erlich
                1914 - Robert Barany
                1922 - Otto Meyerhof
                1930 - Karl Landsteiner
                1931 - Otto Warburg
                1936 - Otto Loewi
                1944 - Joseph Erlanger
                1944 - Herbert Spencer Gasser
                1945 - Ernst Boris Chain
                1946 - Hermann Joseph Muller
                1950 - Tadeus Reichstein
                1952 - Selman Abraham Waksman
                1953 - Hans Krebs
                1953 - Fritz Albert Lipmann
                1958 - Joshua Lederberg
                1959 - Arthur Kornberg
                1964 - Konrad Bloch
                1965 - Francois Jacob
                1965 - Andre Lwoff
                1967 - George Wald
                1968 - Marshall W. Nirenberg
                1969 - Salvador Luria
                1970 - Julius Axelrod
                1970 - Sir Bernard Katz
                1972 - Gerald Maurice Edelman
                1975 - Howard Martin Temin
                1976 - Baruch S. Blumberg
                1977 - Roselyn Sussman Yalow
                1978 - Daniel Nathans
                1980 - Baruj Benacerraf
                1984 - Cesar Milstein
                1985 - Michael Stuart Brown
                1985 - Joseph L. Goldstein
                1986 - Stanley Cohen [& Rita Levi-Montalcini]
                1988 - Gertrude Elion
                1989 - Harold Varmus
                1991 - Erwin Neher
                1991 - Bert Sakmann
                1993 - Richard J. Roberts
                1993 - Phillip Sharp
                1994 - Alfred Gilman
                1995 - Edward B. Lewis
                1996- Lu RoseIacovino

                TOTAL: 129!

                The Jews are NOT promoting brainwashing children in military training camps, teaching them how to blow themselves up and cause maximum deaths of Jews and other non-Muslims.

                The Jews don't hijack planes, nor kill athletes at the Olympics, or blow themselves up in German restaurants.

                There is NOT one single Jew who has destroyed a church.

                There is NOT a single Jew who protests by killing people. The Jews don't traffic slaves, nor have leaders calling for Jihad and death to all the Infidels.

                Perhaps the world's Muslims should consider investing more in standard education and less in blaming the Jews for all their problems.

                Muslims must ask 'what can they do for humankind' before they demand that humankind respects them.

                Regardless of your feelings about the crisis between Israel and the Palestinians and Arab neighbors, even if you believe there is more culpability on Israel's part, the following two sentences really say it all:

                'If the Arabs put down their weapons today, there would be no more violence. If the Jews put down their weapons today, there would be no more Israel."

                Benjamin Netanyahu made this comment: "General Eisenhower warned us. It is a matter of history that when the Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces, General Dwight Eisenhower, found the victims of the death camps he ordered all possible photographs to be taken, and for the German people from surrounding villages to be ushered through the camps and even made to bury the dead."

                He did this because he said in words to this effect: 'Get it all on record now - get the films - get the witnesses - because somewhere down the road of history some bastard will get up and say that this never happened'

                Recently, the UK debated whether to remove The Holocaust from its school curriculum, because it 'offends' the Muslim population which claims it never occurred.

                It hasn't been removed as yet. However, this is a frightening portent of the fear that is gripping the world and how easily each country is giving into it.

                It is now more than 65 years after the Second World War in Europe ended.

                Now, more than ever, with Iran, among others, claiming the Holocaust to be 'a myth,' it is imperative to make sure the world never forgets.

                Richard Campbell One Flag One Language One Nation Under God

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