“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 crisis in identity is stimulating a fount of religious innovation, and we don’t know where it will lead.
“As a rabbi, my role is not to do whatever people want. My role is to help people find pathways into Jewish life.”
Claims that the notion of Jewish continuity is sexist ignore the importance of the Jewish people’s continued survival.
How surprised can we be that a man whose worldview hinged on women having more babies turned out to have no respect for them?
He is a seasoned politician from Israeli aristocracy, but in this exclusive interview, Isaac Herzog shows he still has to learn about American Jews.
Novelist Michael Chabon delivered a diatribe against Jewish inmarriage, as well as Israel’s occupation of the West Bank, in a commencement spee
While there are many clergy who work every day to embrace interfaith families, there are still many in our orbit who feel forced out of the community.
There is nothing in “I am tired of being a Jewish man’s rebellion” that I have not witnessed or experienced after nearly 45 years as a Reform rabbi.
“I realize now that I touched upon serious issues for Jewish people in America and worldwide, for which I sincerely apologize.”