זבחים

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What more is there to say? Rightwing Israeli political nutters in the ruling coalition getting hot and revved up to rebuild the Third Temple and reboot animal sacrifice. Here’s the piece by Yossi Verter about the expanding influence of Temple Mount craziness in the Likud and Jewish Home parties, including government ministers and deputy ministers. Ideas and figures once considered marginal on the Israeli political and cultural and religious scene begin to grab a place in the center.  Despite intentions and declarations to the contrary by the Prime Minister, the status quo begins to wobble. God help us all.

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Zachary Braiterman is Professor of Religion in the Department of Religion at Syracuse University. His specialization is modern Jewish thought and philosophical aesthetics. http://religion.syr.edu
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3 Responses to זבחים

  1. leakyink says:

    Care to share any context on this one? Should I get it?

    • zjb says:

      Rightwing Israeli political nutters in the ruling coalition getting hot and revved up to rebuild the Third Temple and reboot animal sacrifice. God help us all.

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