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Interview with Rabbi Sherwin Wine the founder of The Society for Humanistic Judaism.

YouTube recommend this video of an interview with the founder of The Society for Humanistic Judaism.

https://youtu.be/Jc_2vQpLBvQ?si=_GHAR-ErAsH51mA_

It’s an interesting interview. I had no idea that Humanistic Judaism went as far back as the early 60s. I love the idea preserving Jewish identity and culture even if you don’t believe in G*d. But I certainly place greater value on religious practice than he does. I enjoy Jewish religious practices. I don’t need to believe in Hashem to get fulfillment out of praying with teffilin or celebrating shabbat. I am glad that there are people keeping Judaism an option for atheists. As more and more people lack a belief in a diety, I don’t want to see Judaism disappear.

The way I look it, Judaism is what you do not what you believe. Plenty of people believe in G*d, but they aren’t Jewish.

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