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(WTF?) Jewish court sentences dog to death by stoning
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Jewish court sentences dog to death by stoning

AFP/File A dog walks on the Israeli side of the border with Gaza Strip. A Jerusalem rabbinical court condemned
Fri Jun 17, 2:00 pm ET

JERUSALEM (AFP) A Jerusalem rabbinical court condemned to death by stoning a dog it suspects is the reincarnation of a secular lawyer who insulted the court's judges 20 years ago, Ynet website reported Friday.

According to Ynet, the large dog made its way into the Monetary Affairs Court in the ultra-Orthodox Jewish neighbourhood of Mea Shearim in Jerusalem, frightening judges and plaintiffs.

Despite attempts to drive the dog out of the court, the hound refused to leave the premises.

One of the sitting judges then recalled a curse the court had passed down upon a secular lawyer who had insulted the judges two decades previously.

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  -(WTF?) Jewish court sentences dog to death by stoning kpete  Jun-18-11 09:10 AM   #0 
  - What is it with fundamentalist religion and torture?  LAGC   Jun-18-11 09:37 AM   #1 
  - They think they have the right b/c they think they are doing God's will  XanaDUer   Jun-18-11 09:41 AM   #3 
  - There's not much of that "all-loving God" in the Old T./Hebrew Bible.  WinkyDink   Jun-18-11 09:43 AM   #4 
  - WTF?  sakabatou   Jun-18-11 09:41 AM   #2 
  - The most offensive part - they wanted children to kill the dog  csziggy   Jun-18-11 09:45 AM   #5 
  - Family fun for (almost) everyone!  XanaDUer   Jun-18-11 09:47 AM   #6 
  - Magic thinkers are insane. nt  valerief   Jun-18-11 09:49 AM   #7 
  - Fundies of every religion are a pox on this planet.  marmar   Jun-18-11 09:49 AM   #8 
  - +1!  mod mom   Jun-18-11 10:09 AM   #11 
  - If you can't stone a secular lawyer reincarnated as a dog, who can you stone?  Karmadillo   Jun-18-11 09:57 AM   #9 
  - And, yet, we'll still stand by Israel staunchly...  digitaln3rd   Jun-18-11 10:08 AM   #10 
  - Yeah, this is the same thing as beheading a woman for walking out her door...  Joe the Revelator   Jun-18-11 10:19 AM   #12 
  - yeah, it is.  mzteris   Jun-18-11 10:23 AM   #13 
     - You know, I wrote this whole post about the Rabbinical Court system  PCIntern   Jun-18-11 10:44 AM   #15 
  - This is not the Israeli courts ...  surrealAmerican   Jun-18-11 12:22 PM   #19 
  - gimme a break. in texas they'd just shoot the dog without giving it a second thought.  unblock   Jun-18-11 01:12 PM   #21 
  - Sounds like Onion  Angry Dragon   Jun-18-11 10:24 AM   #14 
  - i was thinking the same.  shireen   Jun-18-11 12:17 PM   #17 
  - I blame the rabid atheists..  Fumesucker   Jun-18-11 10:48 AM   #16 
  - Riiiggghtt, sure they did.  Rex   Jun-18-11 12:20 PM   #18 
  - Wow. I wonder what the penalty would be for chewing Netanyahu's slippers.  Nye Bevan   Jun-18-11 01:08 PM   #20 
  - Dybbuk on tha loose!  Poll_Blind   Jun-18-11 01:16 PM   #22 
  - This was from the Onion, right? I thought Judaism was the "sensible" religion.  McCamy Taylor   Jun-18-11 09:39 PM   #23 

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