Julie Schonfeld

Orwellian Rabbinate: Julie Schonfeld, shown here with other Conservative leaders, asks why the Israeli rabbinate believes some rabbis are more equal than others.

Conservative and Reform Rabbis Deserve Same Recognition as Avi Weiss and Orthodox

The Israeli rabbinate’s decision to accept Rabbi Avi Weiss is welcome. Now maybe it can acknowledge Conservative and Reform rabbis, who are no less Jewish than their Orthodox peers.