Do Orthodox Jews believe God really did create the world in just seven days?
Do they believe it’s a metaphor? Honestly we know that it took longer. Was the 7 like 7 billion years or what? Also God punishments were cruel killing people for idolatry and stuff… why such a cruel God?
Answer by Mark S, JPAA
By and large, modern Orthodox Jews believe that the 7 days is just a metaphor.
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