Amid a divide between Orthodox and non-Orthodox American Jewish communities, rabbis grapple with how to broach the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
McGuire told the group of rabbis that he sees his life story resembling the rescue story of a Holocaust survivor.
‘Willful amnesia of the loss we face is not a reflection of resilience, it is a sign of weakness.’
Demographic and spiritual challenges have produced great uncertainty among our leading rabbis of what the future holds for Jews. Here’s what they say.
Our rabbis all agree Jewish poverty is pervasive — and swept under the rug. What to do about it is where many disagree.
This week, we asked our rabbis, “What are Jews? — a race, a religion, a culture, an ethnicity, a nation?” Here are their responses:
For once, our rabbis aren’t kvetching about anything. It’s time to celebrate the Jewish people!
Some say there is such a thing as Jewish values; others call such claims egotistical. Even fewer agree what Jewish values would actually be.
Our Rabbi Roundtable largely agreed there is a very important lesson the Talmud can provide us in today’s divisive times.
Some of our rabbis say the Diaspora shouldn’t have a voice in Israel, while others say it plays a vital role — either to challenge or support Israel.