The Chosen People have always been picky
Today’s struggle between 'open’ and more insular Orthodoxy is only the latest round in a debate between two conflicting outlooks that has been going on for 2,000 years.
The current tug-of-war between a liberal form of Orthodox Judaism, “Open Orthodoxy,” and its opponents may seem new, but actually it is part of a struggle that has been going on since late biblical times. Judaism has, almost from the beginning, felt itself drawn in two opposite directions, openness and insularity; indeed,...
Like us on Facebook and get articles directly in your news feed