A haredi Orthodox man burned a Reform prayer book while protesting a women’s prayer service at the Western Wall.
In Ethics of the Fathers, the rabbis teach that we must grant respect and honor to an individual who teaches us even the smallest bit of knowledge.
Eugene Borowitz, a leading Reform Jewish philosopher and leader of Reform Judaism, has died at 91.
The Reform movement opposes a proposed Israeli law that would require NGOs to prominently state whether they get most of their funding from other governments.
Catholic mom Cindy Skrzycki has always had a Christmas tree. But now that her daughter is studying to become a rabbi, should she get rid of the beloved tradition?
It was all hugs and smiles when Israeli President Reuven Rivlin met Friday with leaders of America’s three main Jewish denominations at an event hosted by UJA-Federation of New York.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office will match funding given by the Jewish Agency for Israel to the country’s Conservative and Reform movements, according to a Jewish Agency spokesman.
A haredi Orthodox Israeli lawmaker accused Reform Jews of destroying Judaism, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged to address non-Orthodox denominations’ concerns in Israel.
Last week was a big one for Daryl Messinger. A resident of Palo Alto, California, and an active board member of several organizations, Messinger was installed as chair of the Union for Reform Judaism, becoming the first woman to hold that post. And she chanted Torah for the first time — in front of 5,000 worshippers at Shabbat morning services. Following the movement’s biennial here, Messinger answered a few questions via email.
Growing up in a traditional Jewish household, Joan Cubell didn’t really know much about Reform Judaism.