Jewish Beliefs and Practices

-Debra Ruth Kolodny crafts “A new Ceremony of Simchat Bat,� explaining the rationale behind the process. (Ritualwell)

-Rabbi Shlomi Aviner, one of Religious Zionism’s most prominent authorities has ruled “a woman must always wear modest clothes even when she is alone and in the dark, because the Holy one blessed be he is everywhere.â€? Trousers are not permitted. (Ynet)

-Rachel Elior says, “I have come to praise God, the handiwork of man. … My subject matter is … in the meanings men and women create when they talk about God. In the ideas they develop when they try to set down what man may do in relation to God. (Jbooks)

-A Reform theologian tried to focus attention back on God. (Forward)

-The erotic theology of the Jews. (JBooks)

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