Why some people leave Orthodoxy


We must stop treating Jewish observance as an all-or-nothing, zero-sum game – Rabbi Yehoshua Looks – Haaretz 28.08.16
Narrow, judgmental perspectives continue to drive Jewish youth away from observance. It’s time to realize that Orthodox Judaism can be simultaneously religious and inclusive. ’All or nothing’ is intellectually and Jewishly counterproductive — it almost always leads to people doing nothing rather than doing all.

And see: Open Orthodoxy September 23, 2015
Avi Weiss’s dream of seeing an Orthodoxy that’s open, that’s inclusive, that on the one hand is Orthodox, but also open and nonjudgmental and pluralistic.


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