12. Pinhaas and me.
Russian- speaking newspaper Forum publishes the Interpretation of Torah pages where the great rabbis - experts explain to the seemingly clueless Russian immigrants the essence of the Book of Books. This time there was an interpretation of the episode when during the Exodus an obviously unstable man named Pinhaas got envious that one of the group leaders ( I think the name was Zamir) courted a woman from some tribe and had sex with her. The envious bastard drew a spear and ' protruded both a man and a woman while in the act'. Mind you, he did not challenge the man; he killed him from behind. That act drew reasonable disgust even among the exodus Jews who made observations about such idiocy and crulety running in his family. Whoa! According to the current, 21st- Century interpretation, that Pinhaas was a ' warrior for peace', he 'should be supported' because he averted the anger of Almighty.
Two things came to my head after I puked when I read that crap:
b) We apparently live in times when the people who claim to be moral authorities and interpreters of the Higher wisdom are in fact disgusting, cynical and ignorant nonbelievers. And that is not atheism even - that's savagery.
Now I rest my case.