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    • Secular in SoCal
    • 15.08.07 | 17:35 (IDT)

    There seems to be a lot of antipathy towards reform and secular Jews on this talkback. As a secular Jew (and by that I mean the ethnic 'Jew' since I don't believe in religion), I have no problem with accepting gay and transgender Jews or in being their friend. Apparently all of you want either Jews or the State of Israel, or maybe both, to become Orthodox, conservative, and unaccepting of all others. You should all be proud since there are so many famous Orthodox Jewish scientists, historians, thinkers, and contributors to society...oh wait I forgot, it's the reform and secular Jews who are responsible for most of 'Jewish' achievements of the 20th and 21st centuries. Have fun sleeping on the sabbath, the rest of us will be working to improve ourselves, our people, and the world.

    from the article: Reform Movement publishes blessings for sex change operation
    First published 00:00 15.08.07 | Last updated 00:00 15.08.07
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