Atheist rabbis ‘in the closet’

January 23, 2014 12:07

Dr. Paul Shrell Fox examines the permanency of religious opinion.

4 minute read.

Haredim Ba'al Karham

secular/religious Jew 521. (photo credit: Photo: Marc Israel Sellem, graphic: Mali Mizrahi)

Avraham (not his real name) is an Orthodox rabbi living in the center of the country.

He is married with five children, and has a comfortable job as a rabbi/educator at a local religious school where he teaches fifth and sixth graders. There’s only one problem: Avraham no longer believes in God.


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