WHAT WE BELIEVE

  "In the Name of the ALL-TRANSCENDENT ONE, the Mighty-Authority of the universe."  (Genesis 21,33)           In addition to the Thirteen Principles of Faith, we bear witness and affirm:    …

Why the name Dor Deah?

  Q.  Isn’t it dishonest for a non-Yemenite organization to describe itself as Dor Deah?  Couldn't you choose a name with less stigma?     A.  The generation of Israel that left Egypt should not…

Does Dor Deah reach out to Yemenite Jews?

Q.  Does Dor Deah help Yemenite Jews resist assimilation into mainstream Orthodox Judaism?   A.  Although we do not currently have the funding to proactively reach out to any groups in Israel, other than via our…

Is Dor Deah heretical?

Q. Is Dor Deah heretical?   A. There are those who would claim that Dor Deah, even all talmidei ha-Rambam, are heretics.  The cause of this accusation is their belief that the Zohar and Lurianic Kabbalah are…

Is Dor Deah Rambamist?

Q.  Does Dor Deah regard as invalid any position contrary to Mishneh Torah?   A.  Our simple reply is no.  This is but one reason why we do not accept the label Rambamist.   The following,…

Does Dor Deah represent R’ Yosef Qafih?

What are your views on Mori Yusef Qafih?   We do not claim to represent the teachings of R' Yusef Qafih (ע"ה).  It should also be pointed out that R' Qafih is not recorded as…

Does Dor Deah encourage ‘jihad’?

Q.  I demand an explanation about this: Sefer Shoftim, Hilkhoth Mamrim (Laws of Rebels), Chap. 3, Halakhoth 1 and 2: 1. Whoever does not believe in the ORAL Torah (Torah SheBe`al Peh) is not a…