Halacha - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
  • p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap
    • Talya
    • 01.05.13 | 20:13 (IDT)

    What you practice is not halachic Judaism...what you practice is not a substitute to halachic Judaism...Either you follow halacha or you don't, but don't guise your lack of observance or avodah zarah under the mask of "Reform" or "Conservative" or "Progressive" "Judaism". It's not like those are actually options for Jewish affliation. You talk about Jews having responsibility for one another. That's WHY we have the Rabbanut; so that Jews get married, divorced, converted, etc, etc according HALACHA. Otherwise it would be irresponsible.

    from the article: An open letter to Leah Aharoni, on behalf of religious freedom in Israel
    First published 18:14 01.05.13 | Last updated 18:14 01.05.13
Haaretz Headlines
European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini shakes hands with Palestinian President Abbas

Arab states, Quartet to meet on Israel-Palestine

Representatives from Egypt, Jordan and Saudi Arabia and the head of the Arab League will join the Middle East Quartet for talks in September as part of an EU initiative.

Migrants arrive at the Hungarian-Austrian border in Nickelsdorf, Austria, Sept. 5, 2015.

Hungary buses migrants to Austria

Austria and Germany agree to allow the migrants access, waiving the rules of an asylum system brought to breaking point by Europe's worst refugee crisis since the Yugoslav wars of the '90s.

Senator Ben Cardin, a Democrat from Maryland, at Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing with on

Sen. Ben Cardin: I will oppose the Iran deal

Leading Jewish senator says he would offer legislation to reimpose sanctions should Iran break the deal.

Illustration

Be’ezrat ha-shem: A helping hand with your Hebrew

StreetWise Hebrew Podcast | An 'ozer' is an 'assistant,' but could also mean 'he's helping' - a verb in the present tense. How are you supposed to know which one it is?