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Question 18.4.12:
Fallacy: Reform Rabbis do not study Halacha

Answer:

If you look at the course of study for the Reform Rabbinate, it does include Torah, Talmud, and other aspects of halacha. Of course, the depth of this study is not to the level of traditional Judaism, although some Reform Rabbis out of personal interest do intensive halachic studies.


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