A new data analysis reveals that over the next few decades, the American Jewish community will look quite different than it does today.
The rabbi, who resigned in April, often referred to the woman has his chevruta, which he called a “friend for a higher purpose.”
Despite local success stories, no national trend indicates that non-Orthodox synagogue membership is growing. That is the sobering news.
“It’s … shocking. After all the awareness that’s been raised in the #MeToo era, this is not something we should be hearing about at this stage.”
“It does not have to be this way.”
Ellenson previously served in the role from 2001 to 2013. He is taking over following the death of Rabbi Aaron Panken in a plane crash.
There’s a first for everything.
The president of the largest Jewish movement in the United States called on Israel to prevent harm to civilians during the Gaza border protests.
One rabbi derided attendees as “proudly discarding Jewish law” and dubbed the entire banquet an “event in poor taste.”
Many male rabbis are asking what concrete steps they should take so female Reform rabbis can attain gender equality. Here is your to-do list.