Halakha is actually something that has changed and evolved constantly through history. Only the fundamentalists somewhere picked up the ignorant notions that you ascribe to Jewish law in general. Unfortunately your view does seem to be accurate in regard to the fundamentalist wing, but do try to remember that, their own claims to the contrary, they dont have any sort of monopoly on jewishness. Quite the contrary, even among religious jews these guys have little support outside the state of Israel.
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