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    • Nebby Murts
    • 13.07.10 | 10:13 (IDT)

    It is completely ignorant to state that, because these words are contained within the torah, homosexuality is wrong and gender inequality is okay in the contemporary world! We live in a postmodern society thats should and is (I optimistically believe) moving towards egalitarianism based on equality on many different levels, whether they be relating to culture, authority and decision making, gender or sexuality. I believe in G-d, as well as in the divinity of the torah to some extent. I also believe that many of the values it imaprts on us both literally and metaphorically are of undeniable importance. But I do not believe in denying the right of an individual to pursue the life path they desire, when their actions could not in the slightest be considered harmful to others nor selfish.

    from the article: Reform rabbi: Israel's pluralism threatened by new conversion law
    First published 00:55 13.07.10 | Last updated 00:55 13.07.10
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