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    • ERSB
    • 07.12.11 | 19:57 (IST)

    Rabbi Knopf received his smicha from an institution associated with the Reform movement which has NO commitment to Halacha so how can he lecture anyone about it? I have a great deal of sympathy for those Rabbis and lay persons in both the Orthodox and Conservative world that are both committed to Halacha and to its interpretation in a manner that will be as inclusive and sensative as possible. But the views about Halacha of a Rabbi who's not committed to the Halachik process carry no weight as far as I'm concerned.

    from the article: Rabbis preoccupied with systematic rules miss the point of Halacha
    First published 14:33 07.12.11 | Last updated 14:33 07.12.11
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