“We’re not going to get the thriving Jewish communal life that we want only by playing the cards we’re dealt.”
“Judaism and the Jewish people have survived for 2,000 years because we were able to adapt, and this is another moment of adaptation.”
Reconstructionists joined progressives in backing a congressional resolution that the leadership felt would counteract punitive anti-BDS legislat
“We understand that we’re often out on the edge, but we also understand that the edge is always moving.”
Since 1922, SAJ has been reconstructing Judaism, wrestling with God, questioning tradition and expanding its boundaries, to make the Torah welcoming.
Here, Shabbat services can alternate weekly between Reform and Conservative, while on the High Holidays, both services are offered in separate rooms.
The rabbinical school and umbrella organization for Reconstructionist Judaism has a new name: Reconstructing Judaism.
Judaism “counsels respect for governmental leaders, regardless of any policies or positions a leader may have instituted or taken,” one rabbi said.
The rabbinical arms of three denominations are pulling out of the annual conference call held by the president before the High Holidays.
ROME – The Reconstructionist movement has formally approved the affiliation of an independent congregation in southern Italy.