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    • craig
    • 14.07.10 | 02:34 (IDT)

    First of aLl I converted to reform judaism 2yr ago this is one of the best things I have ever done. I am very disapointed with many of the events I have been reading about lately First of all no one but adonai can delegitimate my jewishness Some ppeople have made a big fat idol out of the halaka if I had just heaRd about judaism from the haredi I.would think that their god was halakha and hashem was ahelpfull spirit thaT helped one to keep the halakha The halakha was for mostly intefering with our ability to socalise with gentiles keeping us safe from assimiliating this certianly works today with The haridim The haridim keep the halakha and some of them Are mean as hell As far As israel goes it saddens me to say that it is a land of hatred ,many layers of hatred the only reason I would want to go there is if I were fleeing for my life

    from the article: Reform rabbi: Israel's pluralism threatened by new conversion law
    First published 00:55 13.07.10 | Last updated 00:55 13.07.10
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