“You have to act Jewishly when you’re a Jewish organization, and not all of our organization has done that.”
Over 70 percent of non-Orthodox Jews intermarry — so why does the Conservative movement take a position on intermarriage so divorced from reality?
“It’s an issue of Jewish law, but it’s also an issue of whether we’re going to be here tomorrow or not.”
A visa application submitted by Yehudah Kimani was rejected by the Interior Ministry. It is the second time that Kimani has been denied entrance.
“Unfortunately there are a lot of different scenarios where a person’s Jewish identity will be called into question.”
One of American Judaism’s non-Orthodox groups has long banned intermarriage, so why did it secretly reaffirm the rule?
“We believe that support for President Trump’s announcement is both politically shortsighted and morally unsound,” the letter reads.
Netanyahu believes that non-Orthodox Jews are a lost cause, so Israel should rely on U.S. political support from Orthodox Jews and Evangelicals.
Temple Emanu-El, an iconic synagogue in Manhattan, is the site of the latest drama in tensions between American Jews and Israel’s rabbinate.
The lawsuit accuses Chabad of Sharon of encouraging members to take over Adath Sharon’s board and transfer assets to Chabad.