The Jewish Theological Seminary plans to sell portions of a prized 1455 Gutenberg Bible at auction in the latest sign that the school is grappling with a long-running financial crisis.
When Rabbi Bruce Dollin first talked to the board at his Conservative synagogue about launching an alternative, singing-centered Shabbat morning service that would use musical instruments, he didn’t encounter much resistance.
Conservative movement leaders applauded Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s regrets for an Election Day statement about Arab Israelis and decried a pledge by J Street to press Jewish groups not to spend in the West Bank.
Rabbi Andy Bachman has a solution for the dwindling number of non-Orthodox rabbinical students: Combine existing seminaries for different denominations into one school.
The Conservative movement is slowly coming around to accepting intermarriage. Rabbi Jeremy Kalmanofsky explains why rabbis must resist the trend for the future of the Jewish people.
Nine years after vocally opposing same-sex commitment ceremonies, Conservative Rabbi Philip Scheim officiated at one. It ended up being the highlight of his career.
Non-Orthodox rabbinical seminaries are facing enrollment declines, a Forward analysis shows. But non-denominational schools like Hebrew College are bucking the trend.
You can tell a lot about a Jewish male by the type of yarmulke that he wears. Here’s our guide to the astounding variety of skullcaps, and what they mean.
Conservative Judaism’s embattled congregational arm has laid off a handful of senior staffers amid its ongoing financial crisis, the Forward has learned.
The leading rabbinical school of Conservative Judaism will sell development rights at its historic Upper West Side property, and plans to use the gains to fund new developments.