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Congratulations Congressman Frank!

The Massachusetts representative, in this week’s Huppah Dreams

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Jim Ready and Rep. Barney Frank on Saturday.(Gretchen Ertl/NYT)

Each Monday, we choose the most interestingly Jewish announcement from that Sunday’s New York Times Weddings/Celebrations section. This week’s pick is as obvious as it is necessary: that of Jim Ready, a carpenter, and Barney Frank, a longtime U.S. congressman. It was specifically important to Frank, famously irascible, famously gay, and famously Jewish, that he be married while in office (he retires in six months). And Ready? He grew up in Massachusetts idolizing Frank, who was the first openly gay congressman (and now the first in a same-sex marriage). He was, well, ready. “In vows written by the couple,” reports the Times, “Mr. Frank and Mr. Ready pledged to love each other ‘on MSNBC or on Fox’ and ‘in Congress or in retirement.’” Mazel tov to the happy couple!

Barney Frank Weds Jim Ready [NYT]

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How can we celebrate that which is so obviously against the laws of our God, that which was so stigmatized only a few years ago before the influence of our Communist enemies? Have we been so easily duped into relinquishing our very moral and principles which were ordained by the Lord? No, we should neither mentally nor physically persecute those who go against our Heavenly Father’s commandments, but to laud and condone their sinful actions speaks volumes about our separation from God who wishes to bless us. One of the biggest goals of the Communists was to have the West embrace homosexuality as “normal” and “healthy,” Nothing could be further from the truth and the moment we acknowledge this we will begin returning to God’s grace.


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Congratulations Congressman Frank!

The Massachusetts representative, in this week’s Huppah Dreams

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