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Wednesday, December 07, 2005

Judaism And All Kinds Of Shit For Sale - Come One, Come All, To Our Holiday Sale

From An Aish Hatorah Advertisement.

Eternal Kaddish Service $540.00* tax-deductible donation

During the first year, Aish HaTorah will recite Kaddish 3 times a day until the first Yahrzeit.

On the first yahrtzeit (and all subsequent years), Kaddish will be recited, Mishnayot will be learned, and a yahrtzeit candle will be lit.

A yahrtzeit reminder letter will be sent annually to those specified on the Kaddish Request Form..

[Mishnayot forms the basis of the Talmud. The word Mishnah is comprised of the same letters as Neshama -- soul. Tradition teaches that study of Mishnayot on the Yahrtzeit brings great merit to the deceased, connecting the soul to the foundations of Jewish history, and strengthening the eternal spiritual bond with God.]

In appreciation for your generosity, please accept our gift of "Remember My Soul: A Path of Reflection, Inspiration and Personal Growth" by Lori Palatnik. This book provides the comforting voice of wisdom at life's most painful moment, offering everything you need to know about mourning and coping with loss in Jewish tradition. Included is a 30-day guided exercise that both comforts the mourner, and according to Jewish mystical tradition, provides spiritual elevation for the soul of the departed.

Yahrzeit Service (after the first year) $360.00* (tax-deductible donation)

On each Yahrzeit, Kaddish will be recited three times.

Mishnayot will be learned.

A Yahrzeit candle will be lit.

A Yahrtzeit reminder letter will be sent to those specified on theKaddish Request Form. .
Mishnah Study and Talmud

Mishnah – one tractate
Mishnah – entire 63 tractates(524 chapters)
Talmud – one tractate
Talmud – entire 5,422 pages
$100
$500
$250
$2,000


*Payment Schedule

Donations may be paid in full or in monthly installments by credit card.

Please click here to fill out the Kaddish Request Form in order to begin Kaddish immediately.

As soon as we receive the name of the departed, we will start Kaddish. Upon receipt of payment, the name will be permanently instituted in our records.


This stinks to the heavens. Getting a donation is one thing, "selling" these services is disgusting.
Just another example of Judaism going into the commercial toilet.

UOJ

31 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

you sick anti semite. how are jews soppose to make a parnusa

Wednesday, December 07, 2005 8:42:00 PM  
Anonymous Cardinal Lustiger said...

I make a good living, and don't even have to suck babies dicks to do it.
Of course if i want to i can.

Wednesday, December 07, 2005 8:48:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Here is a true story. I must remain anonymous for this. I am a so-called "Ba al Tshuva". When I was at my BT yeshiva some years back, my grandfather died. I had been close to him, and I was sad. I told the Rosh Yeshiva. His eyes lit up, and the first thing out of his mouth to me was a question about getting donation to the yeshiva in my grandfather's memory. That's not what I needed to hear. Why I stayed frum after that is a good question.

Wednesday, December 07, 2005 8:51:00 PM  
Blogger Un-Orthodox Jew said...

Everything became a business today.

What used to separate us from the rest of the nations was the "BUSHA" or shame factor.

We're no different than animals anymore, we crap all over the place and on everyone, dead or alive without a scintilla of shame.

Wednesday, December 07, 2005 9:11:00 PM  
Anonymous Wifey said...

Honey, don't forget,I'm ovulating. Please don't stay online all night. Come to bed :-)

Wednesday, December 07, 2005 9:51:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Their providing a service for people who want some learning done for a relative. Its a zechus for the person. THe only problem is the way its being done. The set amounts
for each service. People should be able to give what they can or feel is required. Is this the reason uoj is against this form of fund raising? Its the way its done?
Also, to anon. above the rosh yeshiva was wrong in the manner in which he responded to you.He should have done it with a little more class. However, theres nothing wrong with paying someone to learn for a deceased person,its a chesed and merit.However to sell it on the free market is kind of
cheap. do you agree?

Wednesday, December 07, 2005 10:07:00 PM  
Blogger Un-Orthodox Jew said...

To Wifey,

I'm exceptionally busy tonight my sweet love, I'll ask my friends Gross or Booger if they can give you a "hand".

Nitey Nite.

Wednesday, December 07, 2005 10:53:00 PM  
Blogger Un-Orthodox Jew said...

Anon, 10:07,

Of course you're right.
To PUT A PRICE on these items is apalling.
One gives what they can. What an ugly, evil way of squeezing one for money at such a vulnerable time of one's life.

To the previous anonymous who lost his grandfather, please e-mail me the Rosh Yeshiva's name, he'll never know it's coming from you, I want to(verbally) slap him around a little.

Wednesday, December 07, 2005 11:00:00 PM  
Anonymous wifey said...

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Wednesday, December 07, 2005 11:07:00 PM  
Blogger Un-Orthodox Jew said...

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Wednesday, December 07, 2005 11:27:00 PM  
Anonymous Wifey said...

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Wednesday, December 07, 2005 11:39:00 PM  
Anonymous Sephardic Husband said...

UOJ,
Why don't you go in there and beat the shit out of that pain in the ass wife of yours.

Wednesday, December 07, 2005 11:40:00 PM  
Blogger Yungerman said...

Do you think that Aish HaTorah would turn someone away if they couldn't afford to pay the entire sum? I'd have a hard time believing that they would. Aish is definately over commercialized, and perhaps $540 is going to far, but I doubt they would turn someone away if lets say, they could only afford to give $100. I know a yeshiva that charges $1 per day to say kaddish. Sounds pretty reasonable to me.

The fact that there are so many Jews who don't say kaddish on their own, enough that a "business" can be made off of them, is also pretty sad. Most of them are probably relieved to be able to pay the money and get rid of the burden of saying kaddish. This way, they don't have to feel guitly and brake the promise they made to their parents that kaddish would be said for them.

Thursday, December 08, 2005 5:45:00 AM  
Anonymous booger said...

Thanks for the offer, UO. Will have to politely decline.

Thursday, December 08, 2005 8:56:00 AM  
Blogger Un-Orthodox Jew said...

Booger,
Some friend you turned out to be.

Thursday, December 08, 2005 12:20:00 PM  
Blogger Un-Orthodox Jew said...

Yungerman,
Aish is one of the better organizations, yet they use these CRUDE tactics to the unknowing.

Advertise in a way that does NOT alienate thousands of secular Jews that feel exactly the way I do.

A simple comforting ad " In your time of mourning, please contact Aish".......

Thursday, December 08, 2005 12:24:00 PM  
Anonymous booger said...

Un-Orthodox Jew said...

Booger,
Some friend you turned out to be.
________________________________________

Trying to live the right way.

BTW, I think you should give an "Honorable Mention" to the low-life Shelly Silver for not appearing at the Policeman's funeral. What a shmuck.

Thursday, December 08, 2005 12:34:00 PM  
Blogger Un-Orthodox Jew said...

Sheldon Silver is the greatest disgrace for his "protect the molester" and all his communist policies.

Thursday, December 08, 2005 12:42:00 PM  
Anonymous booger said...

Give Shelly Hell!! UO.

I think we should have a protest demonstration in front of the Bialystoker Shul and seranade Shelly.

"Shelly Silver is A Shmuck!!"

Maybe the PBA demonstrate as well.

What a Chilul Hashem.

Thursday, December 08, 2005 1:20:00 PM  
Anonymous booger said...

This cop gave his life so that scum like Shelly can walk the streets of the Lower East Side in safety. As the most powerful politician in NYS, you don't have the elementary human decency to go to the policeman's funeral?????????

Your answer, Shelly, when asked why you didn't show up at the funeral was;

"I don't go to public funerals."

Even Al Sharpton showed up and also paid a condolence cal to the 70th Precinct.

You piece of shit.

Thursday, December 08, 2005 1:30:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Why dont you advertise to say kaddish free to secular jews who want it.To critisize AISH OR OTHERS IS EASY. DO IT YOURSELF IF YOU FEEL ITS SO IMPORTANT.iN EVERY SERVICE THERE IS A CHARGE. People have to survive.

Thursday, December 08, 2005 1:32:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

On Shelly Silver:

Ever notice how he looks like the white man version of URKLE!

Anyway, why would he, of all people miss a great photo op. at this funeral?? Doesn't make sense...

Thursday, December 08, 2005 1:36:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I WONDER IF HE WEARS HIS GLASSES WHEN HE SHTUPS PATAKI...ER...HIS WIFE TOO???

Thursday, December 08, 2005 1:50:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

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Thursday, December 08, 2005 2:05:00 PM  
Anonymous booger said...

UO;

YOU GOT TO GET A SPAM FILTER IN PLACE.

Thursday, December 08, 2005 4:58:00 PM  
Blogger Un-Orthodox Jew said...

Boog,
The filter does not help us against hackers.

Thursday, December 08, 2005 6:05:00 PM  
Blogger Un-Orthodox Jew said...

Boog,
I am up Silver's ass so deep, any deeper I'd be in his mouth.

Thursday, December 08, 2005 8:41:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

ponzi israel sells these services too. The plaques (and uoj must have several) are priced by size.

Kaddish is big business. Yahrzeit is regular income, bread and butter.

Why pick on one group and not your own?

Let the world know UOJ's proud "old fashioned" yeshiva, Ner Ponzi, also runs a business.

selective in whom we attack, no?

Saturday, December 10, 2005 9:32:00 PM  
Blogger Un-Orthodox Jew said...

No!!!

Sunday, December 11, 2005 8:38:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Prove it then.

let's hear the dirt on all the places you benefited from, whose supporters might guess your identity, who will connect the dots and who will think even higher of you than you think of yourself.

We'll wait patiently for that blog.

Sunday, December 11, 2005 9:10:00 PM  
Blogger Un-Orthodox Jew said...

They read me all the time, I listen to the chazaras hashatz and krias hatorah shmoozers, and get great pleasure in their cursing me out. Of course I agree with them, that if caught, UOJ should be sent to the hospital.

Sunday, December 11, 2005 10:50:00 PM  

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