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    • Zev Davis
    • 22.04.13 | 22:07 (IDT)

    In East and Central Europe, the Liberal Jews and Neologs made the same sort of arrangements. Obviously, the Liberal and Neolog Jews prayed in their synagogues, and the Orthodox in their synagogues. The one thing that they did hold in common was a United Jewish community with an Official Rabbinate to make sure that Jews from on community could marry each other and other issues relating to Judaism.. That, I fear will make the Reform and Conservative Jews upset since they would have to understand this not North America. In this part of the world things are different. Somehow, some Americans, they think the North American Way is better--I fear some Israelis disagree. The better part of wisdom is to work out a way to live together without confronting each other. It's more peaceful that way.

    from the article: Netanyahu approves Sharansky's proposal for egalitarian prayer section at Western Wall
    First published 17:03 22.04.13 | Last updated 17:03 22.04.13
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