For Sale: Synagogue Temple Israel (Miami)

When a synagogue is for sale to the highest paying member, it proves the point. The so-called religious houses of worship are in the business of selling this product called salvation; therefore, all should be taxed like any other businesses.

In a recent article Temple Israel rescinded a speaking offer to Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz because one very very rich member Stanley Tate threatened to take his deep, apparently undertaxed money, out.

First, this proves the rich pay too little tax under President Obama.

Second, synagogues and churches and mosques, et. al. pay too little tax. (Well, duh.)

Once again I wondered if peace between Palestinians and Israel might not happen because the current threat to both is a fund-raiser for both.  As long each can plea, poor we...the checks keep coming.

Can you put a synagogue for sale up on Ebay? What category? Metaphysical with the magic crystals and other magic spells?

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    I was an accidental expatriate; love and marriage led me to it. One day I was a bandy-legged kid sitting atop my dogwood tree looking out of my small backyard world in 1950s New Jersey, wanting to move somewhere--anywhere, different. Next thing I knew my father had accepted a job in Houston TX. I was ecstatic, it was a foreign land in 1961 America. After high school graduation, my parents’ gave me a matched set of fawn-colored hardsided American Tourister luggage. Taking the hint, I went to college; well four colleges in five years--it was the 60s after all. Meeting a young hirsute anti-war, soon-to-be-Peace Corps volunteer, I fell in love. After finishing up college coursework for my degree, but before I even walking a graduation stage, I grabbed the paper airline ticket my boyfriend had sent me, my brand-new passport, and was off to the airport and Lima, Peru.

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