I'm not orthodox... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Teddy
    • 22.12.11 | 06:51 (IST)

    ...i'm not even a believer but I fully agree with this column. It would be nice to have my orthodox cousin actually talk to my non-orthodox parents and family, it would be nice to feel respect and acceptance from the orthodox world I meet rather than contempt, it would be nice to hear positive things about _and_ from my Jewish brothers and sisters. Every week I feel that the religious are messing up Israel and it's an unnecessary barrier to me visiting and supporting and hey, doing a mitzvah or two more.

    from the article: Moderate Orthodox educators must reclaim what it means to be a Jew
    First published 09:06 21.12.11 | Last updated 09:06 21.12.11
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