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Being Jewish Is 'Not So Much Belief As It Is Belonging'
Let Secular Jews Be Secular Jews
Steven M. Cohen
Rabbi Eric Yoffie, President Emeritus of the Union for Reform Judaism, sketches a caricature of a straw man -- the secular or cultural Jew -- and then sets out to demolish it. We object both to the sketch and to the demolition.
The Self-Delusions Of Secular Jews
Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie
Lecturer, writer, and President Emeritus, Union for Reform Jud...
These are good, serious and thoughtful people, usually deeply committed to Judaism, who struggle with big religious questions in a way that makes no sense. They may think that they can wring the holiness out of their Jewish identity and practice, but they cannot.
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