Rick Jacobs

Intermarriage Is Fact of Jewish Life — Not Disease

Intermarriage is a reality of American life. Instead of treating intermarriage like a ‘disease,’ Rabbi Rick Jacobs trumpets the success of outreach to secure Jewish future.

Jewish, Not Orthodox: According to Rick Jacobs, Orthodox Judaism has gained too much power over religious identity in Israel.

Unholy Alliance of Orthodox Judaism and Political Power Harms Israeli Democracy

Israel should be Jewish but not Orthodox. No branch of the faith should hold political power, nor should the state take religious authority upon itself.

Time for Israel To Change Stance Toward Jewish Women

How ironic it is that Israel is the only democracy in the world that embraces legal discrimination against the streams of Judaism that embrace equality of women.