Wonder, why do strictly orthodox rabbis respect secular Jews and detest less orthodox Jews?

The writings of strictly orthodox rabbis leave no doubt – they spiritually accept the Jewish life style of non-religious, secular Jews, who do not follow the Jewish tradition, and they spiritually reject the Jewish life style of less orthodox Jews, who follow their own Jewish tradition (reform, conservative and even modern orthodox). To understand whyContinue reading “Wonder, why do strictly orthodox rabbis respect secular Jews and detest less orthodox Jews?”

Why Rabbi Weiss is wrong on Christian worship at Auschwitz

From the news media: On the eve of Pope Francis’s visit to Auschwitz, a US rabbi has called on him to remove a Catholic church from the premises of the Nazi death camp. The letter sent from Rabbi Avi Weiss, national president of AMCHA-Coalition for Jewish Concerns. Weiss says the presence of the church atContinue reading “Why Rabbi Weiss is wrong on Christian worship at Auschwitz”

Spiritually Jewish and non-Jewish Globalization

Is the globalization a Jewish Torah-guided idea? The answer is YES or NO depending on how the very idea of globalization is defined. The answer is YES if the very idea of globalization is to let each participant in a globalization union enhance its unique way of life using advanced achievements of the others inContinue reading “Spiritually Jewish and non-Jewish Globalization”

Exodus, Jews, Judaism and Israel in the light of Brexit

The true meaning of Brexit is simple and powerful: that is a spiritual separation from the others to preserve and strengthen the own identity and moral foundation (own spirituality). For the nation of UK, it is like the Exodus for the Jews that let the Jewish nation solidify and further develop the Jewish unique identityContinue reading “Exodus, Jews, Judaism and Israel in the light of Brexit”

Rabbis are teachers of the Jewish law – not of the faith

Finally, I have understood why the rabbis are hesitant, or sometimes even afraid, to discuss how individual Jews may feel or sense their own Jewish faith. That is so because the rabbis are teachers of the Jewish law (including traditions and rituals) – not of the faith. The faith is a strong belief or trustContinue reading “Rabbis are teachers of the Jewish law – not of the faith”

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