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Must a Jew Believe Anything?

Menachem Kellner

Abstract

The crucial question for today's Jewish world is not whether Jews will have Jewish grandchildren, but how many different sorts of mutually exclusive Judaisms those grandchildren will face. This book argues that the Orthodox practice of framing the debate with non-Orthodox movements in terms of dogmatic fidelity contrasted with heresy is not the traditional Jewish approach, and that the debate could well be framed in other ways, ways that would allow all Jews to work together towards a less polarized Jewish future.

Keywords: Jews, Judaism, Orthodox Judaism, traditional Judaism, non-Orthodox movements

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1999 Print ISBN-13: 9781874774495
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: February 2021 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781874774495.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Menachem Kellner, author