Variants of Judaism - Coggle Diagram
Variants of Judaism
Tradition - literal understanding of the Torah
Torah and Talmud - literal word God
Some believe that Moses wrote the Torah
Orthodox has Ultra orthodox
Strict adherence to Halachah (Law)
Men and Women are kept separate during worship
If God has said it then it is applicable to whichever time
Torah is still God's word, but there are elements of human interpretation.
Accept the Talmud but can interpret it
More room for interpretation of the Halachah - can alter past approaches to suit Modern situations
May take the underlying meaning of text instead of literal meaning at times
Some prayers are in local language and some in Hebrew
Maintain tradition and key elements of Judaism
Often Men and women do sit together.
Start as a reaction to Modern times
Le-way to embrace modern thought with their religion
More movement and interpretation in ritual practice
Torah is inspired by God by has human interpretation
Local language is used in their synagogue services and rituals
Men and Women can sit together in worship.