31 08, 2015

Changes made in Torah laws to combat views of non-Jews and others

By |2015-08-31T05:09:24-07:00August 31st, 2015|Thoughts|

                                                                  Combating what is disliked   In addition to changes being made in Torah laws to add stringencies, to remove offensive material from the Torah text, changes were introduced into Judaism to combat the views of non-Jews and Jews who do not practice what the rabbis consider correct, and to disassociate Jews from them. The [...]

22 03, 2015

Karaites discarded the yoke of rabbinic authority

By |2015-03-22T10:14:06-07:00March 22nd, 2015|Thoughts|

                                                                                    Karaites discarded the yoke of rabbinic authority   One of the groups that found it hard to deal with changes in Judaism and wanted to have Judaism return to practice Judaism in the manner described in the Torah are the Karaites. They are in this respect very similar to the ancient Sadducees. However, [...]