Jewish Law As Rebellion Is Unconventional And Controversial In Its Approach To The World Of Jewish Law And Its Response To Religious Crises The Book Delves Into The Contemporary Application And Development Of Halacha And Pointedly Protests Many Accepted Methods And Ideals, Offering New Solutions To Existing Halachic Dilemmas Rabbi Cardozo Discusses Hot Topics Such As Same Sex Marriage, Conversion, And Religion In The State Of Israel And Presents A Critical Analysis And Explanation Of The Application Of Halacha He says so very many provocative things, envisioning an Orthodoxy that is open and refreshing and humane But by the end, you wonder who will answer this challenge They ll be painted as Cardozo has been by some as not Orthodox, and that s that His vision of halacha as a rebellion against the values of the world is lovely and inspiring, but by the end you think, ok, but the right wing always wins because the people who want a good world are too nice to do anything but lose. Dont agree with most of the book But tought provoking.
Rabbi Dr Nathan Lopes Cardozo is a prominent lecturer and author who is world renowned for his highly original insights into Judaism and his ability to communicate the relevance of Jewish values and practice in today s complicated world A native of the Spanish Portuguese Jewish community of Holland who holds a doctorate in philosophy, Rabbi Lopes Cardozo received rabbinic ordination from the Gat
- 456 pages
- Jewish Law as Rebellion
- Nathan Lopes Cardozo
- 21 January 2019 Nathan Lopes Cardozo