Fake Monotheism

Rivka Olenick
 

The majority of the world assumes that Islam is based on true monotheism, Judaism does not. Islam attempts to be recognized as believers in one god even though Mohammed, the initiator of Islam was a navi sheker (false prophet).
 
The world is quite aware that God chose His Jewish nation to represent the truth to mankind. Unfortunately, this truth the world cannot tolerate. We await the Messiah who will prove to the world that the purpose of God's nation is to bring about ultimate truth. This will be accomplished through the building of the third Temple, bringing all Jews back to Torah and to live in the land that was given to them by God, the One God, the God of Israel.
 
According to the Rambam, when the Jewish people became a monotheistic nation, all the polytheistic (those believing in many gods) nations realized that their beliefs were being challenged. So they joined forces with the goal to destroy Israel and the Jews, to undermine true monotheism which is Judaism, and replace it with their false monotheism Islam, through their false prophet Mohammed. For hundreds of years, every attempt was made and is still made to kill and oppress Jews. These attempts were/are to convince the Jews that their beliefs are futile and untrue and that the land of Israel was given to them through Ishmael. As it states in the Chumash that the covenant was made with Isaac specifically and not Ishmael. Historically, not only did the Jews not convert under great pressure, they held more steadfast to Judaism.
 
Much of man-kind recognized the superiority of Israel, but not in practical terms regarding Jewish law. Great efforts continued to undermine the Torah and destroy Israel. "And this is a remarkable plot which is used by the very evil man attempting to kill his enemy; and when this fails, he tries to kill himself together with his enemy" (From the Rambam's Igeret Teiman, Chapter 1 Letters to Teiman). We clearly see that the Rambam described the evil, perverted "suicide bomber." In order to find an intellectual way to continue to undermine the monotheistic beliefs of the Jews, Islam was formed to pose as monotheism: fake monotheism. Their aim was to prove that the Torah of Israel was untrue and that monotheism according to Torah ideals and beliefs was untrue. Judaism preceded Islam. The Torah makes no mention of Islam or the Koran. The Koran (Islam's bible) states that the Jews corrupted the authentic scriptures. To the contrary, Islam warped and corrupted our sacred scriptures in order to validate their own distorted religious beliefs. Islam created an artificial combination of laws that were structured in a superficial way by man. Once again in order to undermine the Jewish religion, Islam's attempt was to counterfeit the Torah. However, Judaism is the only authentic and true religion. The entire system of commandments and beliefs are all tied to and work together with the creation and perfection of mankind. God, in His great wisdom willed it to exist this way. No nation has been able to, or will be able to sever the covenant between God and the Jewish people.
 
Koran 2:47: "Remember how WE delivered you from Pharoah's people who had oppressed you cruelly, slaying your sons and sparing only your daughter's. Surely that was a great trial from your Lord. We parted the sea for you, taking you to safety and drowned Pharoah's men before your very eyes. WE made a tryst with Moses for the fortieth night, and in his absence you took up the calf and thus committed evil. Yet after that WE pardoned you, so that you might give thanks." The above statements as WE all know are absolutely false! It was only God who brought US out of Egypt, parted the sea, drowned our enemies and brought us to safety. It is HE WHO WE bless every day through prayer for taking us out of Egypt, as stated in the Shemonah Esrei. It is HE WHO commanded us to partake in the Festival of Matzos, Passover which is celebrated and dedicated to transmitting these truths to our children and our children's children. "And Israel saw the Great Hand which God used upon the Egyptians, then the people feared God and trusted in God and in Moses, His servant." Exodus 14:31
 
It is God's plan that all other nations believe in true, authentic monotheism, ONE GOD - that all people believe in the absolute truth of Torah and recognize the Jewish people as the teachers of truth. That all people acknowledge the land of Israel as the land designated to the Jewish people by God. We are His nation, the recipients of His covenant and we wait with joy for Him to send us The Messiah "And the entire world will be filled with the knowledge of God." Isaiah 11:9


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