Jews must cast ballots in Christian c...

Jews must cast ballots in Christian church

There are 10 comments on the Newscom story from Oct 2, 2006, titled Jews must cast ballots in Christian church. In it, Newscom reports that:

Orthodox Jews in an enclave near Cleveland are being told by county officials their voting place will be in a Christian church in November elections.

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Kevin

San Jose, CA

#1 Oct 2, 2006
You have got to be joking.... It is a BUILDING. Come back to reality. It is becoming impossible to make everyone happy. Everything will offend someone in the world !!!! Keep the polling station where they said it is going to be and if they choose not to vote, which is thier right, then it is thier own fault!
David

Houston, TX

#2 Oct 2, 2006
Completely agree with kevin. this issue is total bs. It is not even an issue.
Daniel

Oberlin, OH

#3 Oct 4, 2006
Just because you do not understand the issue, does not mean that it is not a real issue in this people lives. a space, particularly a religious, contains the energy facilitated there by those who use it...in the case, the people using the structures in which the voting will take place is been used for idolatrous means from the point of view of religious jews... it is an impure space and anyone who enters is rendered impure by the negative energy in there... perhaps if you tried to educate yourselves about the jewish tradition and about spirituality in general you would not be so rude and unthoughtful in your responses... i wish all the best, but please make more of an effort to be understanding about other people's spiritual realities
Dave

United States

#4 Oct 4, 2006
I'm Catholic and I voted in a Jewish Synagogue for many years. I don't believe it was an Orthodox temple though. I didn't have negative feelings about going in there.
Bill

Canton, OH

#5 Oct 7, 2006
This country was founded on God, and the same God of the Jews, so why does it matter where you vote, it's not at a go go bar! I'm sorry I agree with Kevin, if you have a problem, then ask your fellow members of your Synagogue, to ask the state dept., about having voting set up in your area's. But, remember we are all American's and we all fight for the same cause's FREEDOM. Without freedom you would not have any right's!!!!
HAS

Ore City, TX

#6 Oct 8, 2006
Kevin wrote:
You have got to be joking.... It is a BUILDING. Come back to reality. It is becoming impossible to make everyone happy. Everything will offend someone in the world !!!! Keep the polling station where they said it is going to be and if they choose not to vote, which is thier right, then it is thier own fault!
I completely agree. If I, as a Christian, was being told I had to vote in, I don't know, let's say a mosque, it's not like it would hold me back from voting! Come on now and get over it...GROW UP!
Nicholas Smith

Canton, OH

#7 Oct 8, 2006
It seems when the issue is sided towards Christians they are bias to a point where you cannot reason with them and when against them they will fight until the issue is nullified. Look at the Da Vinci code Christians complained forever about it and are still writing books about how terrible it is. A church is a religious sanctuary for christians it is completely understandable that jews who have been in the condescending society of christians would not want to vote there. Any one who claims America was founded on god needs to move to a fundamentalist theocracy where they would probably fit in better. America is secular and has accomplished a lot because of this so please choose your words more wisely bill
Neil

Hayesville, OH

#8 Oct 9, 2006
After considerable effort by the mayor and city council of Cleveland Heights to get the Board of Elections to change the situation, the board has agreed to move the voting for these precincts to Cleveland Heights City Hall.

All's well that ends well.
Kathy

United States

#9 Apr 18, 2007
I am a Texan , and live in Texas. I agreee with Kevin, and all the others.

It should not be an issue!! AS for Nicholas, he does not know much about American HIstory! Maybe the libral college he went to fed him that crap.

Incidentially, I have Jewish friends too.
Bobby

United States

#10 Mar 27, 2008
This should not be an issue.

BTW the first christians were jews.

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