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    • john
    • 25.10.12 | 19:13 (IST)

    Assuming you are halachically jewish, i am very happy that you found your way back to israel. However, this does not mean i support how you got here. Had you been brainwashed by fairy godmothers into thinking you would turn into a pumpkin had you come to israel i would support the fact that you had arrived but not how you get here. Nor would i feel any sense of obligation to the fairy godmother. The reform movement have stolen the word 'judaism' and used it to name their new religion. You may be jewish but so was jesus. This does not mean that what you practise is judaism. The reason why rabbis are so against the reform is that you try fooling genuine jews that they can still practise judaism but without the ancient core philosophies and laws of judaism. Secular jews don't follow the laws. Reformers state that there aren't any. It is a big difference.

    from the article: Let's abandon the misguided fantasy of mass aliyah from the U.S.
    First published 14:02 25.10.12 | Last updated 14:02 25.10.12
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