The Judaism is just another religion - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Helen
    • 08.09.13 | 22:38 (IDT)

    In the 21st century Judaism is just another religion - no more and no less. Maybe in earlier times it was difficult to separate Judaism from a cultural/nationalistic sense of belonging, but today, religion is a private concern of the individual to his or her favoured deity rather than a public means of keeping the collective together and the troops in line. Just like Christians, Muslims and others, Jews will intermarry and some will convert. What's your problem with that?

    from the article: Israel could learn a thing or two from British Jewry
    First published 17:31 08.09.13 | Last updated 17:31 08.09.13
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