Rejecting Erosion

January 24, 2013

"A Rabbi Without Borders: Doesn’t worry, at least not very much, about dilution, or work from a narrative of erosion. That’s item six on the Rabbis Without Borders FAQ. Of all the things we talked about during the two days of our first fellows gathering, this is the one I find myself continuing to mull over and contemplate as the week continues to unfold. Messages about the dilution and erosion of Judaism are surprisingly pervasive. I think of the anti-intermarriage rhetoric which is rooted in the fear that the Jewish community is disappearing..."

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By Rabbi Rachel Barenblat, a Clal RWB Fellow, from her blog Velveteen Rabbi, 12/20/12