Haredim dont have a monopoly on Judaism! - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • David
    • 28.08.07 | 16:03 (IDT)

    Haredim dont have a monopoly on Judaism! Haredi Judaism is just a "local custom". It isnt universal Judaism. Judaism includes much more! Those Jews who feel they require the structured approach to God that Haredim offer, I welcome them and am glad they have it. Other Jews who require other approaches to God, I am glad they have them. Judaism = the Jewish people. The entirety of the Jewish people. Judaism is diverse and pluralistic. The Talmud itself is literally nothing except debates between Jews who have different opinions. While this process often produces a concensus on some issues, on other issues, Jews simply agree to disagree and respect the rights of other Jews to have diverse traditions. Judaism was, is and always will be pluralistic.

    from the article: Liberaland and Haredistan
    First published 00:00 27.08.07 | Last updated 00:00 27.08.07
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