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Is the Tanya Really Racist?

Following the Hampstead Garden Suburb Synagogue's decision to drop a course on the Tanya after congregants protested (as reported on COLlive.com), The Jewish Chronicle prints two op-ed pieces - both pro and against - on labeling the central text of Chabad Chassidism "racist" Full Story

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Why lie?
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Why lie?

What has lead Rabbi Shochet to conclude that the only solution is to lie? 1) “The passage speaks of idol-worshippers devoid of revealed religion” This patently absurd. Everyone knows that this is merely the result of censorship by the Russian authorities. The original and correct reading refers to all nations (-gentiles). Chassidei Omos Ha’olam are no different in this respect than other gentiles. 2) “In their view this seems to imply that those idolaters are rooted in some demonic or Satanic source distinct from Divinity. In Judaism, of course, there is no such thing of something devoid of Divinity” Right.… Read more »

well said as always
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well said as always

thanks yitzchak

Look who is talking!!!
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Look who is talking!!!

This all roots itself on a middle of the road, United Synagogue in Britain. No doubt the people that made these comments don’t know the first thing about Tanya!

question for comment 1
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question for comment 1

If there is not good in Umos Ha’alom (which is to my limited understanding to shelosh kelipos hatumayos) why does (note present tense) the Rebbe push for us to bring the mitzvos bnei noach to them?

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