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Just Shmooze / Re: BM Magazine Articles
« on: July 09, 2019, 02:50:06 PM »
There is a lot here which really looks like twisting into a pretzel to meet some preconceived notions and some interpretations which are only being interpreted that way in order to make them mean what you want them to and not really based on intellectual honesty.

I thought I was clear when I wrote
In case there is someone reading who honestly wants to understand;
that I was not responding to you.

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Just Shmooze / Re: BM Magazine Articles
« on: July 09, 2019, 11:49:24 AM »
I thought that is something from birth and people don't get appointed rebbe?














???


In case there is someone reading who honestly wants to understand;
The Rebbe is the Neshomoh Klolis of the generation he leads. What @Dan is referring to is the Rebbe's reluctance to accept that the generation of which he was the Rebbe had started (which is why, when approached to do "Rebbe things" he referred people to the Freidiker Rebbe).

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Just Shmooze / Re: BM Magazine Articles
« on: July 09, 2019, 07:31:14 AM »

But some people like to think they're smarter than their Rebbe

But that's nothing new...

Quote
A few months later, a few people did muster the courage to start singing at an intermission in a Shabbos farbrengen a less overt song that implied that the Rebbe was the messiah. Within a few seconds the Rebbe heard it and immediately became very grave and said: "Really, I should get up and leave [the room]. Even if some people consider it is not respectful that I need to [be the one to leave], I dont need to reckon with the views of a small number when [what they are saying] is the opposite of reality. However, first of all, it will unfortunately not help anyway. Secondly, it will disrupt the shevet achim gam yachad [brethren to dwell together in unity], for if I were to leave, others will leave, too."

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Just Shmooze / Re: BM Magazine Articles
« on: July 08, 2019, 03:29:28 PM »
Other people that were referred to as "rebbe" have also died?
Why can't people with this neshama die?

Huh? What does that have to do with I said?

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Just Shmooze / Re: BM Magazine Articles
« on: July 08, 2019, 02:44:56 PM »
I don't understand any part of this sentence. Please explain for the non-chassidim in the audience.

A Rebbe is a person who has a unique neshama (refered to as a נשמה כללית). If a person is not a Rebbe, they can't be "appointed". So the question (which rabbi Posner said he doesn't know the answer to) is why did ה' create a reality in which there is no such person alive physically.

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Just Shmooze / Re: BM Magazine Articles
« on: July 08, 2019, 11:31:28 AM »
He writes "Atzmus Ein Sof enclothed itself in a physical body and speaks Yiddish, English and Russian in order to be mekarev Jews to Judaism presumably about the Rebbe when he was still alive.

The Rambam considers belief in Hashem's Oneness an ikar and one who denies it a kofer b'ikar.  He also says that Hashem is ein sof and that saying that anything else is ein sof is incompatible with Hashem's Oneness.  See Yesodei Hatorah perek 1 and 2.

If you had even a passing understanding of achdus hashem as explained by Chassidus or Kabbalah you would realize that your second paragraph proves the first.

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Just Shmooze / Re: BM Magazine Articles
« on: July 08, 2019, 11:27:40 AM »
Why wasn't there ever a new rebbe appointed?

Being that a Rebbe is not appointed, but born, your question needs to be directed to ה'.

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Just Shmooze / Re: BM Magazine Articles
« on: July 07, 2019, 07:36:17 PM »

Go ahead, spill the beans, tell us all your criticism.

Let's start with the fact that he did an interview with the Beis Moshiach magazine...

I'm sure you know that your dear uncle isn't afraid of any criticism.

Indeed

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Just Shmooze / Re: BM Magazine Articles
« on: July 07, 2019, 04:26:37 PM »
The above quote is clearly not referring to Tzimtzum dilo kipshshuto the way ein sof is extant in you, me, and my pet rabbit. It is clearly referring to the Rebbe specifically in a unique way, as is evident from the continuation of the article.

90% of those reading this probably dont know the meaning of ein sof, tzimtzum kipshuto, and dilo kipshuto, but if they asked their mashpiim, Rabbanim, and manhigim, they would be told that the contention of the article-  it is not possible to have a generation without a living Rebbe in a physical body and therefore the Rebbe is still necessarily here in a physical body-

You are putting words into Rabbi Posner's mouth. Nowhere in this article did he say the bolded part. What he said is that the situation we are in now doesn't make sense and that he doesn't know the answers.

There is plenty to criticize my dear Uncle for, but don't blame him for what other people say.

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Just Shmooze / Re: Random questions.
« on: July 03, 2019, 12:14:28 PM »
Counted in the census or counted toward apportionment of representatives etc?

Either way I don't know the answer.  I think they probably shouldn't be for the latter.

They are supposed to be counted in the census and (at least the way things are now), they are counted regarding allocation of representatives. Neither of those things would change by adding the question.

The claim against the question is that it might lead to fewer illegal residents responding to the survey, and therefore fewer representatives in areas that have a lot of illegal residents.

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We didn't even get to Putin who he has his head so far up his *ss he can't see.

 Which recent president do you believe was tougher (policy-wise) on Russia?

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Just Shmooze / Re: The Funny/strange/interesting/random Tweets Thread
« on: June 28, 2019, 01:29:12 AM »
Read the thread ...

Please point me to what you think I missed.

Check out @hasidic_1s Tweet: ?s=09

Is it traditional for satmar/ other chasidim to say yechi? Or is this a new thing.

I always thought it was a chabad thing only.

Chassidim of all stripes have been saying yechi for generations.
Chabad tune is certainly catchier though.

Did you just make that up ??
Or do you have any source at all ??

Just listen and hear for yourself.

Huh??

וַתִּקֹּד בַּת שֶׁבַע אַפַּיִם אֶרֶץ וַתִּשְׁתַּחוּ לַמֶּלֶךְ וַתֹּאמֶר יְחִי אֲדֹנִי הַמֶּלֶךְ דָּוִד לְעֹלָם

וַיֹּאמֶר שְׁמוּאֵל אֶל כָּל הָעָם הַרְּאִיתֶם אֲשֶׁר בָּחַר בּוֹ יְהוָה כִּי אֵין כָּמֹהוּ בְּכָל הָעָם וַיָּרִעוּ כָל הָעָם וַיֹּאמְרוּ יְחִי הַמֶּלֶךְ

Huh??
Obviously.. thats in Tanach
Is there any source for saying Melech HaMoshiach ??


I bolded the first time Melech haMoshiach was mentioned in this conversation. It was you who brought it up.


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Just Shmooze / Re: The Funny/strange/interesting/random Tweets Thread
« on: June 27, 2019, 11:00:19 PM »
Huh??
Obviously.. thats in Tanach
Is there any source for saying Melech HaMoshiach ??

Who mentioned "melech haMoshiach" in this thread?

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