Saturday, December 26, 2009



Boca Raton: Yes to Menorah, No to Manger

Boca Raton is the favorite Florida destination for retired NYC Jews
"Make room for the Jewish menorah, but not the Christian manger. In Boca Raton, Florida, Christians say that’s the message from city hall, after officials said ‘thanks, but no thanks’ to their offer to donate a Christian creche to display next to a menorah inside the public library.

On Wednesday, around noon, members from ‘The Pentacostal Assemblies of God’, gathered outside the Boca library, armed with nearly 25 creches of all sizes and shapes. Whites, Haitians, and Hispanics walked past the metal detectors, and quietly placed their mangers underneath the small Christmas tree, next to the copy machine.

Librarians looked on, most walked away behind a closed door, and one rushed to cover the camera. Some folks were upset, saying Christians were "pushing their faith" inside the library. But most said it was only fair to place a Christian manger right next to a Jewish menorah.

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22 comments:

Bobby said...

If there's no room for the Manger there should be no room for the Menorah. Both are religious symbols, both have religious origins, so you either allow both or none at all.

Anonymous said...

I wonder if the fact that Boca Raton, (a.k.a. NYC South) is filled with, and controlled by, all the old socialist jews from NYC has anything to do with this. Hmmm... These are the very same chad-punchers who tried to steal the 2000 presidential election and got so confused that they actually ended-up electing GWB!

Bobby said...

Well, Boca does have a lot of liberal millionares and so forth, although when I went to college there the town was no Berkeley or San Francisco.

Anonymous said...

They're just less obvious.

Anonymous said...

Democrats are the party of "no" when it involves freedom of expression and freedom OF religion

Anonymous said...

Just for clarification, not all of us Jews are socialist dems. Some of us are Republicans who don't want socialized healthcare/America and don't want the Christian faith stripped of their right to display their religion

Anonymous said...

To keep up with Political Correctness, you must either ELIMINATE all or have to ALLOW all religious decorations. What's fair fro one must be extended to others.

Robert said...

Much appreciated, Anon5:00. It is a pity that way too few Jews share your attitudes, and way too many Jews lean Marxist.

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