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    • Uri
    • 15.07.10 | 01:21 (IDT)

    With regards to your comments regarding the Oral Torah. Whilst you are correct in saying that the Rabbis debated the meaning of the Oral Torah before codifying it, you are incorrect in your belief that a 'case can be made for almost anything'. There is no place in Judaism for homosexuals or for accepting them. The Written Torah explicitely states that "if a man were to lie with another man, the way a man lies with a woman, it is an abomination before G-d!" The Torah doesn't use the terminology of abomination very often. In fact this is one of the few places where it does.

    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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