“This was a big long search, and the fact that it went to a woman is something that we’re really proud of.”
The selection committee liked the Maryland spiritual leader’s innovative ways.
The warning comes from the leadership of the two largest religious streams in the United States, with a combined membership that would constitute
Orthodox, Conservative and Reform movements all teach that sex is most desirable within marriage and frequently shameful otherwise.
The four Standards of Practice help define the dividing line between Conservative and Reform Judaism.
I know that the Solomons would still be hanging out with me if I didn’t challenge their holy doctrines.
He referred to the location as “a place with a profound Jewish flavor.”
“If it was found out that we attended an intermarriage, meaning standing in the back of the venue, we would be kicked out of the Rabbinical Assembly.”
“This means that Reform and Conservative Jewish practice are now seen as authentic and preferable by these largely secular and traditional Israelis.”
For the truth of the matter is, in the Israeli context, more religion — of whatever kind — translates into greater illiberalism.