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On Kedushah, Kedoshim, and Kiddush HaShem

Paratroopers visit Yad VaShem, greatest memorial to Jews, to remind themselves why they defend the Land of Israel. This is indeed a reminder of appropriate vengeance. Here also they remember a special class of Kedoshim, namely martyrs.

This week, we saw the intersection, of another murder spree at a synagogue in America, Holocaust Remembrance Day in Israel, and the weekly Parsha (Torah reading), Kedoshim. This intersectionality brings us the news of the day, the edge of the abyss, and a deep deep learning…