Unformatted text preview: outdated, not even considering all of the cultural and social changes around the world and especially in Jewish life. However, for the most part, a healthy balance has been reached with the Jewish laws in the Torah and Jewish life today. For example, on the Sabbath, work of any kind is forbidden. This could include starting a car, using a microwave, or even pushing a stroller. But without pushing a stroller, how could mothers bring their very young children to temple on Saturday morning? Well, today, many synagogues will put up an eruv , which allows strollers to be pushed within the community. So, while much of Torah is outdated and irrelevant, portions of it can be taken to truth and worshipped....
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- Fall '09
- Monroe, L
- Judaism, Halakha, Shabbat, jewish life, Jordan Spitzer