Can a great religious movement really be reduced to a set of behaviors? Isn’t there more to Conservative Judaism, more to Judaism, than Halacha?
The Conservative movement has long grappled with the question of intermarriage.
The Anti-Defamation League and Rabbinical Assembly will vote in favor of admitting J Street into the Presidents Conference. But will that be enough?
A growing number of rabbis who once refused to perform interfaith weddings have changed their minds. And they don’t regret it.
Rabbis and cantors across the United States have agreed to spend $31.50 on food and beverages for one week in support of those living on food stamps.
After years of deliberation, Conservatives rabbis have approved guidelines for performing same-sex marriages. There are two frameworks, one more traditional and one less so.
A group of rabbis from the Conservative movement praised President Barack Obama after holding an informal meeting May 29 at the White House.
Israel doesn’t need America’s permission to attack Iran, Vice President Joe Biden told a gathering of Conservative rabbis May 8.
Before leaving for Israel, where she will take part in the Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish Organizations’ annual mission to the Jewish state, Rabbi Julie Schonfeld reflects on the recent debacle over women’s prayer at the Western Wall — responding both as the Rabbinical Assembly’s executive vice president and as the mother of two young boys. What follows are excerpts from her essay: