'Suicide is NOT a Jewish act. Every respected Rabbi was against the Masada act'

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This is your chance to voice your opinion. We've chosen a controversial / interesting entry that appeared on our site (talkback, blog, etc...) and we want to know what you have to say about it. TODAY'S HOT POTATO: Taken from article: Stigma of surrender Talkback #: 16 Talkbacker: Mordechai Pelta, Israel Text: It is a non-Jewish practice to commit suicide. Every respected Rabbi at the time and following Masada was against the Kana'im who committed suicide. The very word means FANATICS and also references their using knives. For the IDF to encourage NON-JEWISH VALUES among soldiers, really says something. Following the Yom Kippur war, instead of court-martialing the brass responsible, they went after lieutenants in Golani and non-comms on both fronts to COVER THEIR YOU KNOW WHAT. the IDF is capable of doing much better by these respectable men. What do you think? The ball is in your court now. Click here to respond