We can't ignore Reform Jews - even if we want too - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Zeev
    • 13.07.10 | 11:44 (IDT)

    I grew up in a Reform family. I studied in the Reform movement. I no longer identify as Reform. I disagree with many decisions and realities they represent. But, they are still the largest single group of Jews in the world. They are part of our vitality, and our problems. They are not our only source of problems or vitality. They are Jews. To ignore or berate them is only to relive the Tisha B'Av. Love them as fellow Jews. Engage them in dialogue. But to deny them, is to cut Klal Yisrael by half. I always thought that only antisemites shared that goal. Which side are you on?

    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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