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Judaism, prob a divisive hot take, sorry 

Both secular and religious Jewishness are equally valid! but I think it's bad to do ritual but take the God part out, or replace Him with some sort of impersonal symbol out of non-Jewish spirituality. There's always been struggle with the nature of God within Judaism but is "God isn't important, how you feel is," or praying 2 "ה' רוח העולם," rly coming out of a deep conversation with Jewish philosophy? It feels assimilationist & appropriative. Love yall ❤️

Judaism, prob a divisive hot take, sorry 

@derpayatz both are valid, but secularism needs to become more religious. The less judaism people practice the more people forget the ritual and minhagim, hashgafah etc.

I think religious Judaism needs to be more open and understanding but without them jewishness would have already died out.

Assimilation and secularism are destroying Israel as a nation in general.

Judaism, prob a divisive hot take, sorry 

@yossi secularism isn't secularism if it's religious. I was raised in a secular family and we weren't any less Jewish for it. There's a great secular Jewish tradition that (in the US) was destroyed specifically by assimilationism—which makes your point even more offensive.

Jewish secularism is not nearly as dangerous as "Christians with funny hats" religiosity that performs ritual but is rooted in the values of protestantism and/or the Xtian Enlightenment

Judaism, prob a divisive hot take, sorry 

@derpayatz secularism can't be religious if it produces atheists.

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