Hey HT—You wanna know why leftists say the nasty things they do about hareidim? Get a load of this:

The tsunami that ravaged southern Asia last month was God’s punishment for world support for Israel’s plan to withdraw from the Gaza Strip, a former chief rabbi has claimed.
“When the Holy One, Blessed be He, is angry with the nations of the world that don’t help Israel — but want to evacuate and disengage, and interfere in our affairs and harm us — then the Holy One, Blessed be He, claps his hands in sadness, and this causes the quake,” former Israeli Chief Rabbi Mordechai Eliahu told the ultra-Orthodox Ma’ayanei Hayeshua magazine.

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