Alternative Judaisms

| Felix Posen I shall address the metamorphoses of Judaisms leading to the phenomena of Secular Judaism – the alternative expression ( from an historical point of view ) of the majority of our people . I shall try to describe and define this form of Judaism and demonstrate how it varies between Israel and the Diaspora and to compare its characteristics , problems , strengths & weaknesses in contrast to religious Judaism and speculate about its future . The radical changes that have characterised Judaism since time immemorial are a reflection of the flexible genius like adaption of our culture and religion to the changes which history either forced upon us or to which we reacted . Has anyone ever tallied up the numerous forms of Judaism , which have existed and still exist ? I have never seen such a list . Historically our forefathers were polytheists , then veered towards monotheism with hundreds of years of overlap between poly - and monotheism , the creation of groups such as the Sad...  אל הספר
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