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    • Runner 1983
    • 05.04.13 | 01:59 (IDT)

    abandon any practice they deem as part of halakhah, or is a long-term cultural norm. That's just the way they are. They are so doctrinaire and are stuck in their paradygm, that they value cultural norms more than the safety of their children. The are prisioners of their culture. Shame on them. They are not practicing Jewish values.

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