“It should be clear: you don’t want to lose the potential of these organizations.”
“On the one hand, it’s hugely historic, and also it’s time,” Rabbi Hara Person said of being the CCAR’s its female chief executive.
“Thank goodness Rabbi Diamond and Sandy (who took the photo) are safe,” the Facebook post read. “Please, follow instructions and stay safe.”
“‘Kol hakavod’ to the Reform Jewish communities in Florida — and across the U.S. — who organized and mobilized to make this happen.”
“This means that Reform and Conservative Jewish practice are now seen as authentic and preferable by these largely secular and traditional Israelis.”
For the truth of the matter is, in the Israeli context, more religion — of whatever kind — translates into greater illiberalism.
Built in 1876, we are the oldest synagogue in North Carolina, built by German Jewish immigrants.
Here, Shabbat services can alternate weekly between Reform and Conservative, while on the High Holidays, both services are offered in separate rooms.
JERUSALEM A Reform congregation has won a legal battle to build a synagogue building in the central Israeli city of Hod Hasharon.
The decision bars Bach from being a rabbi pending his completion of a repentance process.