63 posts categorized "Chabad & Christianity"

July 22, 2014: What Chabad's Late Rebbe Really Said About The Messiah
Comments: 22 | Categories: Books , Chabad , Chabad & Christianity , Chabad & the Media , Chabad History
Rabbi Dr. David Berger has written a long review of the three new books marketed as biographies of the late Chabad-Lubavitch Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson – Rabbi Joseph Telushkin's, Rabbi Chaim Miller's, and Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz's. Each book omits key...

May 20, 2014: Video: Crown Heights Chabad-Lubavitch Lag Ba'Omer Parade Messianism
Comments: 19 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & Christianity , Religion
A bit of Chabad messianism for children at Sunday's Chabad-Lubavitch Lag Ba'Omer parade in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. In the first video, the song is "Yechi" whose words mean, "Long live our lord, our guide, our rabbi, King Messiah forever and...

May 10, 2014: Modern Orthodox Academic Covers For Late Chabad-Lubavitch Rebbe's Flaws – And His Messianism
Comments: 57 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & Christianity , Chabad History , MO & Chardal
Rabbi Dr. Alan Brill teaches comparative religion at Seton Hall University. Brill was driven out of Yeshiva University years ago, and his review of Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz's new book on the life of the late Chabad-Lubavitch Rebbe Rabbi Menachem Mendel...

February 24, 2014: Video: Another African Tricked Into Saying Late Rebbe Is Messiah By Chabad
Comments: 14 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & Christianity
A Chabad hasid tricks an African tribesman in the Kingdom of Lesotho into saying the Chabad messianist slogan meaning its dead rebbe is alive and is the messiah. The following video was uploaded to YouTube 3 1/2 years ago and...

February 24, 2014: Video: Chabad Gives Non-Jewish African Kids Candy – If They Say The Late Rebbe Is Alive And Is The Messiah First
Comments: 26 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & Christianity
Chabad hasidim give African kids candy – but only if those kids first recite "Yechi…," the Chabad slogan that means "Long live our master, our spiritual guide, our rabbi King Messiah forever and ever!" Related Post: Another african Tricked Into...

December 20, 2013: Chabad Puts Tefillin On Santa Claus
Comments: 22 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & Christianity
Make of this picture from Chabad of Coconut Creek, Florida what you will. Link. [Hat Tip: Joe Dorfman.]

December 19, 2013: Video: Happy Holidays From Chabad
Comments: 24 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & Christianity , Humor , PARODY & SATIRE
The rebbes of Chabad-Lubavitch wish you happy holidays in a new parody video. [Hat Tip: Reuven Fischer.]

December 4, 2013: Giant Chabad Menorah Joins A Christian Nativity Scene – With Chabad’s Blessings
Comments: 40 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & Christianity , Hanukkah
“We have an almost-life-size Nativity scene, and the [Chabad] hanukkia stands behind it, as a celebration of Jesus’s Jewish roots. We love it. It’s just beautiful." A Giant Chabad Menorah Joins A Christian Nativity Scene – With Chabad’s Blessings Shmarya...

July 3, 2013: Chabad Chinese Missionary Propaganda Found On NYC Subway
Comments: 39 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & Christianity
Chabad Chinese language missionary propaganda declaring their dead rebbe is alive and is the messiah was found on the Q Train last night in New York City. The top Chinese line says, “Messiah is Here!” The second line's meaning isn't...

June 11, 2013: Chabad-Lubavitch Soldier Being Court-Marshaled Over Messianist Yarmulke
Comments: 17 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & Christianity , Israel
A Chabad-Lubavitch messianist who is a soldier in Israel's haredi Nahal Haredi battalion is being court-marshaled because he refuses to replace his "Yechi" yarmulke witha yarmulke that has no writing on it. Chabad messianist yarmulke reading, יחי אדוננו מורנו ורבינו...

June 11, 2013: A Message To Chabad-Lubavitch From Bing
Comments: 14 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & Christianity
Today is the 19th yartzeit of the Rebbe. How does Bing Translator translate Chabad-Lubavitch's slogan "Yechi…", יחי אדוננו מורנו ורבינו מלך המשיח לעולם ועד, declaring the (late) Rebbe to be the messiah? Like this: "Long live our Lord Christ forever...

June 2, 2013: The Chabad-Lubavitch Hasid Who Became A Christian And Served As The Tzar's Chief Censor For Jewish Texts
Comments: 10 | Categories: Bans & Censorship , Chabad , Chabad & Christianity , Chabad History , Haredim
A Chabad-Lubavitch hasid converted to Christianity out of desperation and became the Tzar's chief censor of Jewish texts and newspapers while still maintaining his Jewish identity. The 5th Lubavitcher Rebbe Sholom Dov Ber Schneersohn, known as the Rashab Originally published...

May 29, 2013: Video: Chabad Messianists 'Get' Dollars 'From' The Late Rebbe
Comments: 17 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & Christianity
More mass delusion: Chabad messianists 'get' dollars 'from' the late Chabad-Lubavitch rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson this past Sunday in Chabad's main synagogue at 770 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn. The Rebbe died in 1994 and is (quite obviously) not visible on the...

May 28, 2013: Video: Chabad Messianists 'Get' Wine On Shavuot 'From' Chabad's Dead Rebbe
Comments: 46 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & Christianity
Mass delusion: Here is a clear video of Chabad messianists 'getting' wine this motzoie Shavuot for Kos Shel Bracha 'from' Chabad's dead rebbe – who is, of course, nowhere to be seen. Related articles Picture Of The Day: Chabad Messianists...

May 28, 2013: Picture Of The Day: Chabad Messianists 'Get' Dollars From Chabad's Dead Rebbe
Comments: 34 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & Christianity
A mass psychosis. Chabad messianists get dollars 'from' 'the Rebbe' Sunday in Chabad's main synagogue at 770 Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn. [Hat Tip: Ba'Olam Shel Haredim via The Lion.] Related articles Don't Let Gentiles Or Average Jews Know We Do...

December 3, 2012: Chabad Messianist Starts School For Aspiring Prophets
Comments: 36 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & Christianity , Haredim , Israel
The Cain and Able School of Prophets is located in south Tel Aviv. It’s founder, Rabbi Shmuel Portman Hapartzi, is a Chabad messianist. Hapartzi believes that the generation of redemption has already arrived. Therefore, he claims, training a new generation...

October 23, 2012: Bowing To An Imaginary (And Dead) Rebbe
Comments: 143 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & Christianity
Chabad followers present (the empty chair of) the Lubavitcher Rebbe, dead for more than 18 years, with notes asking for prayers for family members and for themselves, and bow to the imaginary rebbe sitting in that empty chair in the...

October 5, 2012: "Shake The Rebbe King Messiah's Lulav"
Comments: 52 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & Christianity , Haredim
Hasidim are invited to shake the Lubavitcher Rebbe the King Messiah's lulav – a lulav and etrog set grown and picked this year. The Rebbe died in 1994.

September 6, 2012: Is This The Root Of Chabad's Heresy?
Comments: 86 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & Christianity , History , Religion
"The rabbis of the Talmud, particularly the Babylonian Talmud, were quite aware that older Jewish traditions could give rise to binitarian [one god, two aspects or personalities (or beings) of that god] notions of God and to Divine-human figures with...

August 12, 2012: A Chabad Messianist License Plate
Comments: 79 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & Christianity
Spotted near 770 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, New York – Chabad's international headquarters. "MHM" stands for "Melech HaMashiach," "The King Messiah." [Hat Tip: HeathenHassid.]

August 2, 2012: Soldiers Should Go To Jail Rather Than Take Off Chabad Messianist Yarmulke, Rabbi Says
Comments: 45 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & Christianity , Israel
Chabad IDF soldiers who wear yarmulkes with the Chabad messianist slogan, known as "Yechi…," proclaiming that the Lubavitcher Rebbe is alive and is the messiah should continue to wear those yarmulkes, despite orders from IDF brass banning them, even if...

July 31, 2012: IDF Bans Chabad Messianist Yarmulkes
Comments: 40 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & Christianity , Israel
The Israel Defense Forces has reiterated its ban on kippot that have writing on them, specifically noting that Chabad followers who have insisted on wearing so-called “Yechi” yarmulkes in the military may not do so. IDF Bans Chabad Messianist Yarmulkes...

April 16, 2012: Chabad's Own Eucharist
Comments: 113 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & Christianity
Jews should eat the matzoh and drink the wine of Moshiach's Seudah (the closing meal of the Passover holiday allegedly initiated by the Ba'al Shem Tov but for the most part only kept by Chabad) with perfect faith that he...

February 20, 2012: New Chabad Mitzvah Tank Look Portrays Dead Rebbe As "King Messiah"
Comments: 108 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & Christianity
A Chabad "mitzvah tank," a mobile home outfitted as a mini Chabad House, portrays Chabad's dead rebbe as the "King Messiah." The photograph was recently taken in Manhattan. [Hat Tip: WSC, who saw it on CrownHeights.info, where the comments posted...

February 12, 2012: Audio: Boteach v. Tovia Singer
Comments: 46 | Categories: Books , Chabad , Chabad & Christianity , Religion
Chabad's anti-missionary rabbi Jacob Immanuel Schochet cancelled his radio appearance last night, but anti-missionary rabbi Tovia Singer filled in for a segment and challenged Rabbi Shmuley Boteach on Botea (terrible) book, "Kosher Jesus." And here's what it all boiled down...

February 10, 2012: Live: Boteach v. Schochet
Comments: 10 | Categories: Books , Chabad , Chabad & Christianity , Religion
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach and Chabad anti-missionary expert Rabbi Jacob Immanuel Schochet duke it out over Boteach's new (and really bad) book, "Kosher Jesus," Saturday night – and you can listen live. Right: Rabbi Jacob Immanuel Schochet. Left: Rabbi Shmuley Boteach....

February 9, 2012: Brawl Breaks Out In Chabad's Main Synagogue
Comments: 48 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & Christianity
A brawl broke out in Chabad's main synagogue at 770 Eastern Parkway after a Chabad yeshiva's spiritual guide demanded that a group of 'Tzfatim,' students from Chabad's extreme messianst yeshiva in Tzefat, Israel, remove room dividers they set up in...

January 9, 2012: Rebbe Alive And Leading Chabad, Chabadniks Claim
Comments: 67 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & Christianity
"Boruch Dayan Ha'emes: With great sadness we report the passing of Mordechai Meir Hakohen Bryski, OBM, Chosid of the Frierdiker Rebbe and current Lubavitcher Rebbe ● Levaya will pass 770 tomorrow (Monday) at 10:45am." The late Lubavitcher Rebbe, Menachem Mendel...

October 9, 2011: Video: Chabad Messianists Receive Dollars "From" The Dead Rebbe
Comments: 51 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & Christianity
Chabad messianists receive dollars to be given to charity "handed" to them by Chabad's Rebbe, who died in 1994. Many of the messianists in the video posted below appear to be Israeli. They're reacting a charity distribution the Rebbe used...

August 28, 2011: New Chabad Children's Book Teaches Kids How To Behave At The Rebbe's Grave
Comments: 104 | Categories: Books , Chabad , Chabad & Christianity
But there is a problem with this book, if it's to be judged by its cover. The book is called, "A Door that Opens for All," and it's billed as halakha (Jewish law) for youth. Look closely at the cover...

August 14, 2011: Chabad And Christianity Nearly Identical, Convert Said
Comments: 98 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & Christianity , History
A famous Jewish convert to Christianity says Chabad and Christianity are so close, only a tiny spark is necessary to cause mass conversion of Chabadniks to Christ. The 7th Lubavitcher rebbe, Menachem Mendel Schneerson. A 19th century convert to Christianity,...

August 8, 2011: Chabad Idol Worship Revised?
Comments: 31 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & Christianity
You're Chabad. You want to do the right thing. Your yeshiva or camp, your rabbi or your parents, your hevruta or your neighbor, gives you these sheets and urges you to fill one out every day. Would you check the...

August 3, 2011: Idol Worship?
Comments: 121 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & Christianity
You're Chabad. You want to do the right thing. Your yeshiva or camp, your rabbi or your parents, your hevruta or your neighbor, gives you these sheets and urges you to fill one out every day. Would you check the...

July 25, 2011: Video: Judaism?
Comments: 104 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & Christianity
What happens when some Chabadniks pray in Chabad's main synagogue in Brooklyn? They salute their dead rebbe with a chant that says he still lives and is the messiah:

July 24, 2011: Idol Worship Or Judaism?
Comments: 52 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & Christianity
With a video screen playing full-length Farbrengen, the yeshiva student can really relive moments with the Rebbe. A large, piercing picture of the Rebbe hangs on one side, and a single table with papers and pens, offer the bochurim to...

May 19, 2011: Elvis And The Lubavitcher Rebbe Play Cards Together In The Afterlife?
Comments: 33 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & Christianity
When asked about factions in Chabad that believe the late Rebbe, Menachem Mendel Schneerson, who passed away in 1994, is a demigod or still alive, Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz references Elvis Presley. Tablet Magazine has an interview with Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz,...

April 15, 2010: Scion Of Chabad Dynasty Became A Christian Missionary
Comments: 46 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & Christianity , Chabad History , Poetry
Feivel (Paul) Levertov's professional mission was to convert Jews to Christianity. Denise Levertov was a poet of exceptional talent. Her mother was Welch and Christian. Her father was a hasidic scholar, a descendant of the Alter Rebbe, who converted to...

February 4, 2010: Chabad And Messianism
Comments: 28 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & Christianity , MO & Chardal
"A group enveloped in our tradition is disseminating ideas foreign to our beliefs and representing us unfaithfully." Chabad: Issues That Have Not Been Discussed On Campus, from the new issue of YU's Kol HaMevaser. Download article as a PDF file:...

January 22, 2010: Fight Between Chabad Messianists Leads To Excommunication
Comments: 10 | Categories: Bans & Censorship , Chabad , Chabad & Christianity
"He eats on the fasts Chazal established…I can attest that his views regarding belief in the oneness of God contains heresy and apikorsus…His ways are closely reminiscent of the cult of Shabtai Tzvi, and where it may lead, no one...

January 12, 2010: Chabad, Messianism, And An Excommunication
Comments: 155 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & Christianity
What are the accepted limits of Chabad messianism? In Melbourne, Australia last week, a Chabad rabbi excommunicated a handful of Chabad extreme messianists who had made a party and feasted on the fast day of the 10th of Tevet. This...

December 23, 2009: Chabad Rebbe Worship Caught On Video
Comments: 78 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & Christianity
Videos from Chabad world headquarters. The hasidim are bowing to the Rebbe, who they believe is sitting in his empty chair. They also form a row for of honor for the Rebbe to 'walk' through, hold out cups of wine...

November 23, 2009: RCA Bans Chabad Messianist Rabbis
Comments: 83 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & Christianity , MO & Chardal
13 years after first opposing Chabad messianism, the Modern Orthodox rabbinical group finally takes a step to make that ruling have a concrete impact. RCA Bans 'Messianic Rabbis' The Rabbinical Council of America (RCA) is banning Chabad rabbis with messianic...

November 19, 2009: Chabad's Lost Messiah
Comments: 76 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & Christianity
Did the Rebbe really believe he was the messiah? Chabad's Lost Messiah Tomer Persico • Azure For several terrifying days in late November 2008, all Jewish eyes were on the Indian city of Mumbai. Muslim terrorists had launched a series...

November 3, 2009: Chabad Yeshiva Brawl Over Messiah Goes To Court
Comments: 45 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & Christianity , Crime, etc. , Haredim
"I'm going to call the Messiah as my first witness," a defense lawyer quipped, while prosecutors warn judge about possible witness tampering. Yeshiva row over Messiah goes to court BY SCOTT SHIFREL • New York DAILY NEWS STAFF What began...

September 8, 2009: Chabad Rabbis Rule Lubavitch Can't Take Money From Christians
Comments: 10 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & Christianity , Religion , Xenophobia
Without proof, International Fellowship of Christians and Jews ruled treife due to potential, not actual, missionary activity. For almost 30 years, the IFCJ has raised money for Jewish causes from Evangelicals. It funds poverty programs, aliya from the FSU, and...

September 8, 2009: Luke Ford Blogger Gets Invited To A Chabad Messianist Wedding
Comments: 29 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & Christianity
The invitation says the Rebbe, who passed away in 1994, is alive and the messiah. Here's how Luke Yisroel Pensack responded to that invitation: Thank you for inviting me to the marriage reception for your son ____ and his bride....

September 4, 2009: FailedMessiah – The Interview
Comments: 32 | Categories: Blogs , Chabad , Chabad & Christianity , Haredim
Shmarya Rosenberg talks about Chabad, haredim, and why he left Orthodoxy. Shmarya Rosenberg interviewed by Rabbi Sam Cohon on Too Jewish Radio:

August 9, 2009: Bob Dylan Makes Christmas Album
Comments: 28 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & Christianity , Music , Religion
This is "completely consistent with his longstanding tradition of doing the unexpected." Bully! Pulpit News World Exclusive: Bob Dylan Recording Christmas Album BOB DYLAN RECORDING CHRISTMAS ALBUM; "O LITTLE TOWN OF BETHLEHEM," "I'LL BE HOME FOR CHRISTMAS" AMONG TRACKS By...

June 29, 2009: RABBI ADIN STEINSALTZ: The Rebbe is "Like Elijah the Prophet" "Almost a Supernatural Being"
Comments: 44 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & Christianity
Of course, Elijah the Prophet did not die… From Lubavitch.com: …The Rebbe is unlike so many heroes whose biographies you can’t sell a year after they’ve died. The Rebbe remains a very active figure even though he doesn’t move with...

June 25, 2009: "He Died, So We Come Here To Pray To Him."
Comments: 31 | Categories: Chabad , Chabad & Christianity
Chabad 15 years later. Tens Of Thousands Mark Anniversary Of Rabbi's Death By: Ty Milburn, NY1 News Tens of thousands of people filtered into a Queens cemetery Wednesday night to honor a former leader of the Jewish community. NY1's Ty...

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