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Air Force cracking down on Christians

Circuit Court Judge Bars Jewish Man from His Own Trial then Finds Him Guilty in Dispute Over Right to Wear Head Covering in Courtroom

So, how should Christians react to these kinds of things? Do you think these are examples of religious persecution?

Should Christians have to go “into the closet” or into catacombs? Should Jewish men have to hide their observance by not wearing tallit (with or without tzitzit [fringes]), not wearing a kippah or yarmulke? Should Jewish women have to avoid wearing sheitel or Tichel?

What do you think?


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[A little Orthodox Humor!]

* 10. You are still in church more than ten minutes after the priest says, “Let us depart in peace.”

* 9. You forget to change your clock in the spring at Daylight Savings Time, show up an hour late, but the service is still going on…

* 8. …but there are people in your community who still can’t get to church on time when the clock gets set back an hour in the fall.

* 7. You consider an hour long church service to be “short.”

* 6. You buy chocolate bunnies on sale (after Western Easter).

* 5. When someone says, “Let us pray…” you reflexively stand up.

* 4. You went to church four or more times in a week.

* 3. Your priest is married…

* 2. …and your vocabulary includes at least three words that describe the wife of a priest.

And the number one sign you might be Orthodox is…

* 1. You say a prayer before you pray.

Copied from: Three Saints Russian Orthodox Church Website

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