A call for change

Rabbi Nathan Lopes Cardozo says Jewish law has become stagnant, conformist and out of touch with reality.

By ALAN ROSENBAUM
April 12, 2018 21:00
4 minute read.
RABBI NATHAN Lopes Cardozo thinks that Jewish law has ‘fallen victim to boredom’

RABBI NATHAN Lopes Cardozo thinks that Jewish law has ‘fallen victim to boredom’. (photo credit: CARDOZO ACADEMY)

 
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