Bernie Sanders is among 7 Jewish senators who wrote to Benjamin Netanyahu urging him to implement the Western Wall prayer deal.
Dozens of rabbis and community leaders across Judaism’s religious spectrum signed a statement calling for reforms to Israel’s official religious.
Be open because having numerous voices makes your experience richer. Whether or not Orthodoxy responds should not affect your bottom line.
Large Jewish non-profits cater to many Jews, working hard to be inclusive. Except, too often, for the Sabbath- and kosher-observant.
If we truly want to promote religious pluralism, we — the American Jewish community — must not allow anyone to stamp out Jewish pluralism on campus.
A flyer published in late February declared that liberal Jews — whether liberal Orthodox, Conservative, Reform, or otherwise — account for more than 600,000 Israelis. That many votes, the flyer said, could account for 10 seats in Knesset, a substantial party.
Even as Israel has welcomed immigrants since its founding — its Law of Return guarantees citizenship for immigrating Jews — the country is starting to make room for non-Jews who come in search of a livelihood.
Diaspora Jews feel that Israel must reflect all Jewish values, The Jewish People Policy Institute told Israel’s Cabinet in its 10th annual Assessment of the Situation & Dynamics of the Jewish People.
At 3:30 Shavuot morning, more than 100 people are seated on folding chairs singing in Yiddish as men walk around with shots of vodka and cups of coffee. Up front, a man in a black frock coat and black hat is belting out the notes, his eyes closed.
A survey found that United States Jews want Israel to remain a Jewish and democratic state, but that Israel’s Jewish character should also accommodate non-Orthodox Judaism.