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Reader comment on item: Is Allah God?
in response to reader comment: ISLAM is the Egyptian mystery religion of Osiris

Submitted by sharon kerr (Canada), Apr 17, 2006 at 10:58

Tammuz was an ancient deity in the middle east. The women used to worship it.
They would put lead in it's eyes, then set a fire close by, and when the lead got hot it would melt and make the idol look as if it was crying. You can find this in the Bible, I forget if it Jeremiah.
Also, why in the earth would the Rabbinic authority allow one of the Hebrew months to be called Tamuz? after an idol. I find this very disturbing. They should have stuck with the example in the Torah, the first month, the second month...etc.

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