Great comments by Pawlenty on Israel this A.M. ,and Gov Perry on his msupport for Israel m(on the Beck show).
MAZEL TOV-WHAT A YOM TOV IT IS-GAY MARRIAGE IS IN - MORALITY (OR WHAT IS LEFT OF IT ) IS OUT!
Although I was against the new law, it really didn't affect Orthodox Jews.
1- no REAL Rabbi would seek to violates the Torah in such a manner.(Reform and Conservative-don't count on 2 regards -their authenticity as Rabbis and -their allegiance to Torah standards.
2-However, the defination through the ages of man+woman= marriage still stands.
If someone wants to fight for nudity in the street, pedophilia,bestiality,they would find that although RIGHT NOW the public is against them,in a few decades ,things can change.GIVE CHANGING MORES A CHANCE!
3-Examine how the public accepts new models in human behavior.Spitzer, who should be in Jail, is a TV host.Weiner on page 1 of the NYT, is trying to arrange his successor.-That man has no shame.
Cuomo and Bloomberg have live-in girlfriends.
The Supreme Court says that you cannot control the sale of violent movies.
The words "under G-d" are omitted by NBC from the Pledge of Allegience.
There are many examples ,however the trend is clear.As a society we have removed that "puritan" model,and ars following Hugh Hefner(who today announced his latest blond "girlfriend" )who "revolutionized the world.
Even the conduct of young people,who do not engage in normal conversation,since they are so busy texting and playing with their machines-do not realize they are being disrespectful..
Perhaps as the recent WSJ op-ed lamented -I am getting old and technologically deficient.
Well enough rambling for one blog -Have to go prepare for the ongoing festivities-the caterers should be jumping for joy.