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Immoral Detour

Immoral Detour

Would you swerve around a dying man?


May 12, 2007

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Visitor Comments: 11

(11) Rani, May 30, 2007 9:56 PM

not so fast

I agree that driving a vehicle is not good for one's character development however I wish to share a story of my own. A few months ago I was driving along a very busy road when suddenly I noticed a man lying on the shoulder not moving at all just like a doll. Did I stop and pull over? By the time my brain had processed what I just saw because the last place you expect to see someone lying in inches away from fast moving traffic I had already passed him by. I did have to turn around to make sure I saw correctly but we're talking about 1 1/2 minutes; no more that people were passing Mr. Yisraeli so I wouldn't be so quick to judge although I have not seen the video.

(10) Betti Miner, May 26, 2007 4:20 PM

I am shocked

When I saw the video of that poor man laying in the middle of the street next to his crushed motorcycle, I was appalled at the callousness that was shown him. Here in the US, we stop and see if the person needs help. Had someone stopped, that man would have survived instead of bleeding to death in the middle of an Israel street. Did no one contact Magain David Adom? I have seen them help someone even on the Sabbath when I was in Jerusalem. Did people ignore him because he was a stranger? We Jews have to help everyone whether they are Gentile or Muslim. What is HaShem thinking of His people?

(9) Margarita, May 23, 2007 6:51 AM

Thank you

Thank you, I agree 100%. One sad thing in the whole story for me - I know that Jews are very helpful. It is unheard of... but let's not make it as a question why and how. Let's just slow down and help each other

(8) Connie Ann, May 16, 2007 12:21 PM

I CARE I will stop always

I would have stopped for sure..I am not in a hurry when I can HELP somebody

(7) Me, May 15, 2007 5:07 PM


Be careful about what is said about Eretz Yisroel (Israel) - Eretz Ha'Kadosh (the Holy land). Even if the Bais HaMikdash (Holy temple) isn't standing today, take care not to speak Lashon Hara (evil gossip) about Hashem's (G-d's) special place!

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