But bear with me, because this “thought experiment” may shed some insight on the process of change in rabbinic reasoning, ancient political in-fighting, and the surprising influence of Greco-Roman Law on what many tend to believe is outside the realm of history.
, you’re Jewish if your mother is, regardless of the background of the father.
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The Conservative mission, then, was ostensibly to inspire Jews to retain Jewish observance; the reality is alarmingly different.
Reform leaders proudly state that there is no Reform standard of Jewish practice; to them, individual autonomy is paramount.
The Conservatives, on the other hand, claim to follow as a binding obligation, which logically should preclude them from following Reform’s lead in most areas of Jewish practice.
Over the time it has been ranked as high as 482 699 in the world, while most of its traffic comes from Ukraine, where it reached as high as 153 298 position.
After all, for the first part of the Jewish story, Judaism was passed on by the father, not the mother.
The Conservative movement spent little more than the next decade visiting and revisiting the issue, in order to gradually reach the same foregone conclusion.
My January 9, 2015 column in The Jerusalem Post generated a higher than usual number of comments, many of which were not particularly complimentary.
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