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    Subject: Re: unrealisitc, inaccurate, stereotypical
    Date: Nov 24, 2003
    Sender: Eduardo MendezPrevious | Next

    Yeah, I agree with previous post, I am one of those "non ortodox Israelis", let me tell you that I am a fan of the ultra otrodox, they have very special way of doing it all.
    About the characters in the film, they act more like a typical christian or moslem fundamentalist, i.e take everything out of context. For example that thing of ripping a page from torah", is a poetical expresion, it is just beautiful. It is certainly Talmudic by the way, the fact that NOT LOVING ones wife, is AGAINST torah, thus, the protagonists, and their Rabbis, deserve to be put to death. Ah!, how was that?. I am more ortodox than the ultra-otrodox of the film, and yet, I am not ortodox.

    Love
    If i had a wife as the protagonist, I would loss the Shabbos ;)

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    The most unfortunate aspect of the film "Kadosh" is the comments that are made about it here. People seem to take what happens in this film as 'real', and an 'in look' at Orthodox society. I am an Orthodox Jew, and this film is a gross misrepresentation of Orthodox Judaism. This is a MOVIE, it ISN'T REAL. They are ACTORS. The film was produced by secular Jews, who have very little knowledge about Judaism and give the Jewish People a bad name. There are many technical errors througout the film which demonstrate the director's ignorance of his own faith. For example, it is permissible not to have children if you are barren. Rabbi Menachem Schneerson, the Lubavitcher Rebbe, didn't have any children himself! Judaism is a beautiful faith. There are many books written about it, including many by WOMEN. It is truly a disaster when anti-religious Jews make a film about Orthodox Judaism, whether it be 'A Price Above Rubies' or this drivel. What's truly depressing is that the only people who really know what's going on are the Hassidim themselves, who won't be able to make a movie.






    Comment index:

  • Kadosh - doubts   from Littlebat, Sep 17, 2000
  • Any suggestions?   from Rolf Deen, Apr 1, 2001
  • Re: Any suggestions?   from Kelly Craigmile, Apr 23, 2001
  • Re: Any suggestions?   from nathalie, Jan 4, 2002
  • I loved Kadosh!!!   from Zannoah Chodosh, Nov 18, 2000
  • Re: I loved Kadosh!!!   from Silvia, Aug 4, 2008
  • Ending! (spoiler)   from Mimi, Feb 25, 2001
  • Re: Ending! (spoiler)   from roli, Mar 26, 2001
  • Re: Ending! (spoiler)   from nathalie, Jan 4, 2002
  • Re: Ending! (spoiler)   from jl, Feb 14, 2002
  • Re: Ending! (spoiler)   from dan, Sep 3, 2002
  • The message of "Kadosh"   from Chuck, Feb 25, 2001
  • unrealisitc, inaccurate, stereotypical   from Yoni, Aug 22, 2001
  • » Re: unrealisitc, inaccurate, stereotypical «   from Eduardo Mendez, Nov 24, 2003
  • Re: unrealisitc, inaccurate, stereotypical   from Yehuda, Mar 26, 2004
  • Re: unrealisitc, inaccurate, stereotypical   from patty, Dec 7, 2004
  • Re: unrealisitc, inaccurate, stereotypical   from Silvia, Aug 4, 2008
  • question on ending - spoilers   from bettyboop, Sep 17, 2001
  • Re: question on ending - spoilers   from Emily, May 8, 2002
  • spoiler--legs spread wide--spoiler   from george, Mar 15, 2004
  • Response from an orthodox woman   from Sorele, Nov 18, 2002
  • Re: Response from an orthodox woman   from Alice, May 4, 2003
  • Re: Response from an orthodox woman   from abigail, Jun 2, 2003
  • Re: Response from an orthodox woman   from Yoni, Jun 27, 2004
  • Was that supposed to be a mikvah?   from Chana, May 20, 2003
  • Re: Was that supposed to be a mikvah?   from Ruth, Dec 15, 2006
  • Kadosh - doubts   from Littlebat, Sep 17, 2000
  • Any suggestions?   from Rolf Deen, Apr 1, 2001
  • Re: Any suggestions?   from Kelly Craigmile, Apr 23, 2001
  • Re: Any suggestions?   from nathalie, Jan 4, 2002
  • I loved Kadosh!!!   from Zannoah Chodosh, Nov 18, 2000
  • Re: I loved Kadosh!!!   from Silvia, Aug 4, 2008
  • Ending! (spoiler)   from Mimi, Feb 25, 2001
  • Re: Ending! (spoiler)   from roli, Mar 26, 2001
  • Re: Ending! (spoiler)   from nathalie, Jan 4, 2002
  • Re: Ending! (spoiler)   from jl, Feb 14, 2002
  • Re: Ending! (spoiler)   from dan, Sep 3, 2002
  • The message of "Kadosh"   from Chuck, Feb 25, 2001
  • unrealisitc, inaccurate, stereotypical   from Yoni, Aug 22, 2001
  • » Re: unrealisitc, inaccurate, stereotypical «   from Eduardo Mendez, Nov 24, 2003
  • Re: unrealisitc, inaccurate, stereotypical   from Yehuda, Mar 26, 2004
  • Re: unrealisitc, inaccurate, stereotypical   from patty, Dec 7, 2004
  • Re: unrealisitc, inaccurate, stereotypical   from Silvia, Aug 4, 2008
  • question on ending - spoilers   from bettyboop, Sep 17, 2001
  • Re: question on ending - spoilers   from Emily, May 8, 2002
  • spoiler--legs spread wide--spoiler   from george, Mar 15, 2004
  • Response from an orthodox woman   from Sorele, Nov 18, 2002
  • Re: Response from an orthodox woman   from Alice, May 4, 2003
  • Re: Response from an orthodox woman   from abigail, Jun 2, 2003
  • Re: Response from an orthodox woman   from Yoni, Jun 27, 2004
  • Was that supposed to be a mikvah?   from Chana, May 20, 2003
  • Re: Was that supposed to be a mikvah?   from Ruth, Dec 15, 2006