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    • Hypocrite
    • 13.07.10 | 22:34 (IDT)

    The original post made the claim that Reform Jews aren't Jews. I know many Orthodox feel this way, which is obviously incorrect. The oral Torah is open to interpretation. Rabbis debated its meaning before codifying it in the Talmud, Mishnah and Midrash. That is the basis for various Jewish denominations, even amongst the Orthodox. To claim one singular way of practicing Judaism is incorrect and wrong. I'm sure a case could be made in the Torah for instance for accepting homosexuals. In fact, I bet a case could be made for almost anything.

    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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