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How Modernity Changed Judaism – Interview with Rabbi David Ellenson
September 15, 2008 | David Ellenson
The advent of modernity led to radical political and legal changes for Jewry, particularly in the West. Coercive belonging to a community was replaced by voluntary adherence to what might best be called a congregation. The political and legal changes also led to many religious, cultural, financial, and social developments.