In order to live together, both religious and secular Jews need to accept discomfort
Those who wish to live in a society comprised of both religious and secular Jews must understand that there will be times when they have to compromise, even when it contradicts their values.
I consider myself lucky that I spend a lot of time in mixed groups of self-identified secular and religious Jews. However, when it comes time to discuss sensitive issues, the mood always gets more tense. "Why do the secular always have to compromise our values to give in to the religious?" I frequently hear. "We shouldn't always have to revert to the frummest (most religious) common...
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