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    • Canadani
    • 27.04.13 | 08:30 (IDT)

    if they live in an open society, exposed to all the "charms of the secular lifestyle". They are weak if the only way they keep their beliefs is by imprisoning themselves. Many other religions have devout members who live in an open society - they choose which activities to participate in and which to ignore - much the same as normal people choose to use drugs, smoke, drink etc. I am sure the really smart Rabbis understand this but are afraid to voice their opinions due to public (their public) pressure. This is crisis of leadership.

    from the article: Yair Lapid, the Haredim and Israel’s way to normalcy
    First published 15:44 24.04.13 | Last updated 15:44 24.04.13
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