Such as not using "old fashioned" hebrew in services, having music and choirs. Not having different accents or appearances than the surrounding culture, etc. As CO said, asthetics.
The changes brought about by the enlightenment were the jews leaving the ghettos and mingling with the outside world. Your claim that they were something else doesn't make it so. Wikipedia says nothing about the aims of the enlightenment it talks about the the changes brought about by the Enlightenment. Which was that the jews were free to leave the ghetto and mingle with those outside, and then because of the mingling wanting to fit in and adapt their religious life to the religious life of the outside culture "a mench in de gas a yid in de heim" (A man on the street, a jew [only] at home) or something like that.
That is fact. And here you are again, arguing with jews, the facts of their own religion and history.
Now, lets take your bolded statement:
Hmm, and that has to do with the FOUNDING of conservativeism and the impetus to that how?
Is that correct?
|What does modern scholarship mean? Have you read iggros moshe lately?|
|And your bottom quote has to do with this how?|
|As Penelope said, how about keeping the thread on topic?|