The role of customs and traditions in Judaism

By |2011-12-25T13:54:16-07:00December 25th, 2011|Thoughts|

By Israel Drazin   Rabbis who offer legal decisions frequently say that customs that have been practiced for some time have the same power as laws, but actually some do and some don’t. Traditions are a twin sister to customs. Generally customs refer to behaviors and traditions to ideas, but people use the terms interchangeably. [...]