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Don’t Ruin a Good Story with Facts!

Posted on November 20, 2019 by Bruce Spierer

I often struggle with accepting Rabbinic interpretations and authority to define halacha and therefore how Judaism has been practiced for two thousand years. In the past, I’ve felt that if I can’t accept the Rabbinic narrative as an absolute, transcendent truth, then I cannot completely immerse myself in Judaism. For most of my life, doubting Continue Reading »