Netanyahu believes that non-Orthodox Jews are a lost cause, so Israel should rely on U.S. political support from Orthodox Jews and Evangelicals.
Temple Emanu-El, an iconic synagogue in Manhattan, is the site of the latest drama in tensions between American Jews and Israel’s rabbinate.
“Yes, we have a problem, and we have to own it. We take justice issues extremely seriously. We take egalitarianism extremely seriously.”
Jewish identity certainly won’t be lost over Halloween, a rabbi argues.
JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called out the Reform and Conservative movements in Israel for using their partnership in the
__Each year of Barack Obama’s presidency, hundreds of rabbis from all denominations had an annual heart-to-heart with him during a High Holidays call.
Judaism “counsels respect for governmental leaders, regardless of any policies or positions a leader may have instituted or taken,” one rabbi said.
Be open because having numerous voices makes your experience richer. Whether or not Orthodoxy responds should not affect your bottom line.
Wouldn’t we rather our children chose not to identify as Jews than to be forced to do so, either by anti-Semitism or by internal pressure?
“The Reform movement is the only place where I think a woman can truly be free to be a whole person.”