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Errors in theology of Judaism

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A good resource about errors in theology of Judaism are nine Pamphlets of Daat Emet (True Knowledge) written by Yaron Yadan who is former head of an ultra-Orthodox Yeshiva (religious seminary) in Israel.

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http://daatemet.org.il/en/who-we-are/about-daat-emet/
Our Goals
By Daat Emet

DE has been operating since 1998 as a public organization, whose main goal is the study of classical Jewish culture and the dissemination of its scientific, humanistic interpretation.
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before DE appeared on the scene, it had not occurred to anyone to engage in a public dialogue with the adherents of Jewish fundamentalism, to address them in their own language, or to take part in the cultural process taking part in their own midst.
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According to the fundamentalist interpretation, the Jewish sources in their rabbinical version are divinely inspired and retain their original, changeless form. DE clearly demonstrates that the Jewish sources are not only of earthly origins, but they themselves deny the idea of their changeless nature; moreover, this fundamentalist theory is inconsistent with both common sense and Jewish tradition.
According to the fundamentalist interpretation, the sages of the Talmud and the subsequent generations created superhuman, divinely inspired texts, and are therefore infallible. DE convincingly demonstrates that the authors of the Talmud and of the later classical rabbinical works did not view themselves or their colleagues in this light, nor did the later tradition. The idea of the divine origins and omniscience of rabbinical sources is a fairly late invention, which goes totally against ancient tradition; it is merely it marginal ideological branch, which became commonly accepted only in modern time.
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The material created by DE has been widely circulated in Israel, triggering nothing short of a revolution in the ultra-religious circles. For the first time, these circles have had their texts, theology and laws exposed to an interpretation that is both critical and protective, created by specialists who are equally versed in halachic sources, and who, moreover, are armed with the latest research techniques and interdisciplinary knowledge. This material consists of dozens of records dealing with every sphere of Jewish culture, from interpretation of the Pentateuch to analysis of the status of women in Jewish society throughout history. While disseminating the existing material, DE continues its intensive work on new studies, in light of the ever-growing interest they provoke.
In 2002, DE decided to expand considerably the targets and scope of its social and public activity; its intention is to reach all of Israel's citizens with its far-ranging program of liberal cultural and civic reforms.
Daat Emet


http://daatemet.org.il/en/torah-science-ethics/pamphlets/
A booklet on a specific topic. The Hebrew word kuntress comes from the Latin commentraiu, meaning a pamphlet with comments. These nine pamphlets are the conceptual and factual basis for all of Daat Emet's written work. They explain and prove our main teaching: the Holy Writ and Halacha are not Divine creations, as Jewish tradition claims, but the work of man. The pamphlets present factual errors in Halacha and textual distortions in the Scriptures which lead to only one possible conclusion, even according to some of the rabbis: Halacha is a human creation!!
Daat Emet's Pamphlets


http://daatemet.org.il/en/torah-science-ethics/pamphlets/pamphlet-1/
Pamphlet 1
By Daat Emet

Discussion of Chazal's error in saying that there is spontaneous generation of living organisms from non-living matter.
Daat Emet's Pamphlet 1


http://daatemet.org.il/en/torah-science-ethics/pamphlets/pamphlet-2/
Pamphlet 2
By Daat Emet

Discussion of Chazal's error regarding the anatomy of animals, which led them to make erroneous Halachic rulings on treifah.
Daat Emet's Pamphlet 2


http://daatemet.org.il/en/torah-science-ethics/pamphlets/pamphlet-3/
Pamphlet 3
By Daat Emet

A zoological error in the Torah: neither hare (arnevet) nor hyrax (shafan) bring up their cud.
Daat Emet's Pamphlet 3


http://daatemet.org.il/en/torah-science-ethics/pamphlets/pamphlet-4/
Pamphlet 4
By Daat Emet

Chazal supposed that the earth is flat and the sky is a dome, which served them as basis for making Halachic rulings on the times of beginning and end of the Sabbath.
Daat Emet's Pamphlet 4


http://daatemet.org.il/en/torah-science-ethics/pamphlets/pamphlet-5/
Pamphlet 5
By Daat Emet

Clarification of Chazal's knowledge regarding the length of the lunar cycle (the synodic month).
Daat Emet's Pamphlet 5


http://daatemet.org.il/en/torah-science-ethics/pamphlets/pamphlet-6/
Pamphlet 6
By Daat Emet

Clarification of Chazal's knowledge regarding the length of the year, which served as basis for determining the Jewish calendar.
Daat Emet's Pamphlet 6


http://daatemet.org.il/en/torah-science-ethics/pamphlets/pamphlet-7/
Pamphlet 7
By Daat Emet

Discussion of Chazal's error regarding the anatomy of women's reproductive systems, which led them to make erroneous Halachic rulings on niddah.
Daat Emet's Pamphlet 7


http://daatemet.org.il/en/torah-science-ethics/pamphlets/pamphlet-8/
Pamphlet 8
By Daat Emet

The Oral Torah, as well as the Holy Writ, are human constructs.
Daat Emet's Pamphlet 8


http://daatemet.org.il/en/torah-science-ethics/pamphlets/pamphlet-9/
Pamphlet 9
By Daat Emet

This pamphlet shows changes between the ancient Hebrew script and the modern and discusses in which script the Ten Commandments were written. Also discussed is how the Israelites behaved when a scroll of the Torah was found and they suddenly found out that they must celebrate Passover.
Daat Emet's Pamphlet 9



Answers of “Volunteers for the Sanhedrin Initiative Online” to Daat Emet publications reveal that material presented in Daat Emet's Pamphlets is strong.

http://www.thesanhedrin.org/en/index.php?title=Response_to_Daat_Emet_publications
Response to Daat Emet publications
by Rabbi Dov Stein

<...> Da'at Emet (True Knowledge) is published by Yaron Yadan, who studied in an yeshivah, yet today attempts to discredit Rabbinic teachings. <...>

Enclosed herein are answers to the serious accusations against our Bible and its traditions that have been written in the successive pamphlets entitled “Daat Emet”. <...>
<....> Concernimg Errors <....> We have not as yet sufficient information and understanding of the world and of the Creator to unerstand such paradoxes. <....>
“Volunteers for the Sanhedrin Initiative Online” in consultation with the nascent Sanhedrin.


http://www.thesanhedrin.org/en/index.php?title=Response_to_Daat_Emet_Issue_1-2
Response to Daat Emet Issue 1-2
by Rabbi Dov Stein

<...> These Daat Emet pamphlets from the beginning until the end are only interested in listing these painful weaknesses. <...>
“Volunteers for the Sanhedrin Initiative Online” in consultation with the nascent Sanhedrin.


http://www.thesanhedrin.org/en/index.php?title=Response_to_Daat_Emet_Issue_3-9
Response to Daat Emet Issue 3-9
by Rabbi Dov Stein

<...> Daat Emet did not investigate if magi and magicians have any influence on the world. The words that they wrote are within the accepted beliefs nowadays among enlightened people. It can be assumed that Daat Emet knew that supernatural powers were not only believed by our sages but also by most of the nations of the world from ancient times until nowadays. Parapsychology is under investigation nowadays at respectable universities because many phenomena in this field were foreseen without the ability to explain them except by a transcendental approach. Parapsychology is a topic that is considered worthy of investigation. Even top scientists deal with this topic, and there is much literature on the subject. If Daat Emet had relied on scientific studies that refute superstition, then we could have taken their criticism seriously. It is known that we do not know all the forces that act in this world. <...>
“Volunteers for the Sanhedrin Initiative Online” in consultation with the nascent Sanhedrin.


Some other resources about errors in theology of Judaism are below.

http://www.talkreason.org/articles/list.cfm
A list of some problematic issues Concerning Orthodox Jewish Belief
By Naftali Zeligman
March 16, 2003
Talk Reason


https://sites.google.com/site/otdresources/topics
Orthodox Judaism Debunked
OTD Resources



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