Schisms among the Jews are cultural as well as religious. They have happened as a product of historical accident, geography, and theology.
Read more about Jewish Schisms: First Temple Era, Second Temple Era, Samaritans, Christianity, Karaite Judaism, Sabbatians and Frankists, Hasidim and Mitnagdim, Orthodox Versus Reform (and Conservative), East Versus West
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... Main article Relationships between Jewish religious movements From the time of the French Revolution of 1789, and the growth of Liberalism, added to the political and personal ... Thus a cultural schism was also created between the more westernised English, German and French-speaking Western European Jews and their more religiously observant Yiddish ... These schisms and the debates surrounding them, continue with much ferocity in all Jewish communities today as the Reform and Orthodox movements continue to confront each ...
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