Thursday, September 24, 2009

Weird Coincidences

I'm at home watching a documentary about the Latin Kings, a violent Chicago-based street gang. A gang member explains the symbolism behind the gang's iconography:

The three pointed crown stands for Knowledge, Wisdom, and Understanding.

Hang on a sec. Knowledge, Wisdom and Understanding? Where have I heard that before?

Oh yeah.

The name "Chabad" is an acronym for Chochmah, Binah, Da'at: Wisdom, Understanding, and Knowledge.

And look at their two flags:



scazon said...

May our lord, our teacher, and our rabbi the Latin King Messiah live forever?

Friar Yid (not Shlita) said...

Apparently there are plenty of Latin Chabadniks- though I'd like to believe they're of the non-king variety.