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    • Jay A Friedman
    • 01.01.08 | 10:23 (IST)

    Rob - please explain the meaning of your claim that Miriam (Moses' sister) is not Jewish which - according to your argument - disqualifies all us Israelis from claiming Jewisness. Apart from what appears to be a historical misstatement about the mishpacha. aren't you taking a matriarchal view of the passing on of Jewish identy? Tsk, tsk and another tsk. #12- Bob: Diversity of thought WITHIN Judaism IS encouraged. That's the point in a nutshell. Am I claiming that Reform Judaism is not Jewish? You Betecha! Am I claiming that Reform Jews are not Jews? Nope - if they are born of a Jewish mother or converted according to Halacha,a person who professes to be a Reformed Jews is as Jewish as any Haredi Rebbi.

    from the article: For a quiet religious dialogue
    First published 00:00 31.12.07 | Last updated 00:00 31.12.07
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