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Not All Red Shields Are Created Equal October 14, 2013

Posted by The Prodigal Son in Christianity, Jews, Orthodox Christianity.
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Saw a post at a site called ‘The Truth Seeker’

It was about the Rothschilds (Jewish banking family whose name had originally been Bauer) and its title is a quote from Heinrich Heine:

“Money is the god of our times, and Rothschild is his prophet.”

Not a bad quote I suppose… I would probably lean more toward Rothschild as his war general but it’s pretty good.

Anyway accompanying this post there’s an image – which I assume is supposed to represent the sign which had reportedly hung from the Rothchilds place from which they took their name; the red shield.

Here’s the picture:

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Velikoretsky Procession, 2012 June 20, 2012

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June 2-7, 2012 – Russia:

Around 35,000 pilgrims participated in the Velikoretsky Procession, held annually in the Kirov Oblast. The procession is associated with the Icon of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker “Not-Made-by-Hands.”

According to tradition, a local peasant named Semyon Agalakov found this icon in 1383 on the shores of the Velikaya River. After one of the villagers, who had not been able to walk, was healed by the icon, it was recognized as miraculous and became the object of pilgrimage. (more…)