The clash between authenticity and egalitarianism spurred Michah Gottlieb to leave his Conservative synagogue. He explains why it may help explain the movement’s decline.
Michah Gottlieb grew up a deeply engaged Conservative Jew, but he no longer identifies that way. What happened — and what does it tell us about the denomination’s troubles?
The Orthodox buck the communal line when it comes to gay marriage. But some were also on the wrong side of history when they defended slavery, Michah Gottlieb points out.