The Offense of the Defense

By Leonard Fein

Moment Magazine, December 1978

Fein vehemently argues against statements made by Orthodox leaders regarding religious practices and behaviors. He argues that the practice of encouraging non-Orthodox Jews to become ba'alei t'shuvah (encouraging them to become Orthodox) is unkind, intolerant, and not good for the Jewish community. He promotes acceptance, open-mindedness, and grace within the Jewish community to ensure its survival.

Topic: Orthodox Judaism, Pluralism, Jewish Identity, Unity, Inclusion, Identity

Name of Publication: Moment Magazine

Page Number(s): 63-64

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Fein, Leonard. The Offense of the Defense. Moment Magazine. Moment Magazine. December 1978: 63-64. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=14662


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