#37 B'Galil - The argment is --What is AUTHENTIC??? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Jay A Friedman
    • 18.10.07 | 16:45 (IST)

    You are wrong. There is definitely AUTHENTIC Judaism and the argument is basically - what is AUTHENTIC. We are not traveling to Rome. There are not numerous roads. To a Jew, the method of travel is as important as the destination. (Ask a constitutional jurist -- what is more important -- the conclusion or how one arrives at the conclusion.) Look at the first Perek of Pirkai Avot. There is supposed to be a continuous line from Moshe to us. When you break that line...to one side or to the other...you are denying AUTHENTIC Judaism. We do not need inventive Judaism. We do not need circumventive Judaism. We need AUTHENTIC Judaism and neither the haredim nor the reformistim offer AUTHENTICITY.

    from the article: Zionist rabbis agree to serve on independent conversion courts
    First published 00:00 18.10.07 | Last updated 00:00 18.10.07
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