[ by Charles Cameron — they say that opposites attract: at times a spark will cross the gap ]
Each of these two CNN news captions harbors its own implicit DoubleQuote:
Yo @CNN. You spelled "synagogue" wrong. MT @DaliaHatuqa Get it together CNN. WTH pic.twitter.com/n8iG4NcJlg (via @MatthewKalman)
— Susan (@shoshido) November 18, 2014
CNN accidentally reports that a Navy Seal has killed 'Obama' http://t.co/On28BJBnzv pic.twitter.com/NTgtZM8qcS
— IBTimes UK (@IBTimesUK) November 10, 2014
— and shows how closely interwoven the interplay of opposites and similars can be.
While we’re on the subject of the synagogue attack, let’s note how this tweet from Iyad El-Baghdadi is supported within the Qur’an:
I won't distinguish between those who attack worshippers in a synagogue or mosque or church, if you attack worshippers you're a terrorist.
— Iyad El-Baghdadi (@iyad_elbaghdadi) November 18, 2014
Qur'an 22:40 mentions Allah preserving "monasteries, churches, synagogues, and mosques in which the name of Allah is much mentioned"
— hipbonegamer (@hipbonegamer) November 18, 2014
I offer my condolences in particular to those for whom the loss of Rabbi Mosche Twersky, grandson of Rabbi Joseph Soloveitchik, is a cause of grief.