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March 06, 2005

Kabbalah Centre and the Holocaust

And here is something to get really worked up about. A "senior figure" in the Kabbalah Centre reportedly claims Jews brought the Holocaust on themselves for failing to practice kabbalah.

Eliyahu Yardeni, of the London Kabbalah Centre, made the astonishing claim to an undercover reporter investigating high-pressure sales techniques employed by the group, which promotes its own brand of beliefs, part ancient Jewish mysticism and part pseudo-science.

The probe also revealed how Kabbalah Centre representatives claimed bottles of "healing" spring water sold by the group could help cure cancer - and how they sold a batch to a sufferer for hundreds of pounds.

Talking about the wartime massacre of the Jews, Mr Yardeni said: "Just to tell you another thing about the six million Jews that were killed in the Holocaust: the question was that the Light was blocked. They didn't use Kabbalah."

Posted by Ghost of a flea at March 6, 2005 02:00 PM

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