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How do members of a given denomination understand what happens on events from other denominations?

I think Rabbi Kaii has provided this an excellent answer. He has given the broad strokes, and I would emphasize that the experience of many Orthodox Jews would be that they would feel "at home&...
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How do members of a given denomination understand what happens on events from other denominations?

Yes and no. Within traditional denominations (ones that preserve the tradition without modification), there is a near universal phenomena of mutual understanding. A sefardi orthodox jew can pray in an ...
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Orthodox Lieberman clause

As mentioned in my first comment, a good rundown of the clause and the Orthodox response can be found here. It would seem that the Orthodox response was to wholly reject the clause. However, realising ...
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Why isn't there confirmation outside the Reform Movement?

Well, I grew up with a Reform Temple, and we in our grade had a confirmation. It was widely regarded as a way to keep us from leaving completely after Bar and Bat Mitzvah and was also widely ...
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