Officially, Israel's Law of Return recognizes all Jews of choice, regardless of their affiliation. But recent cases involving converts who immigrated begs the question: Is the law upheld in practice?
For me and for many others, assimilation is not a 'problem' – it is the only way that allows us to be at peace with ourselves.
The Social Services Ministry doubled its funding since 2012 for a shelter for young Jewish women 'rescued' from Arab villages. 'We have been cooperating with a racist group for a decade,' a source in the ministry says.
U.S. Jewish communal professionals says intermarriage is a problem demanding multi-million dollar intervention. But Jews like me don't buy it: not their 'crisis' definition, the political framing, nor the 'solutions' they offer.
Seventy-two percent of non-Orthodox American Jews marry non-Jews. But two decades of a dubious strategy to engage intermarried Jews by rebranding Jewish communal life as 'welcoming' and 'inclusive' has completely failed.
This Day in Jewish History 1783 (Or '84): British MP, Art Collector and Slave-owning Abolitionist Is Born
Ralph Bernal coped with his moral dilemma by supporting other countries’ anti-slavery movements while opposing abolition efforts in Britain.
Central Bureau of Statistics figures show a 29-percent increase in unmarried couples over two-year period.
Dying for the Golden Calf? Celebrating tribal intermarriage? Or, simply, marking the summer equinox? Whatever its origin, latter-day Zionists liked this holiday.
Surging assimilation, which threatens the continued existence of the Jewish people in the U,S, has brought about a reckoning within the Reform establishment - but Israel has failed to take notice.
Kushner and Trump split in 2008, prompting Wendi Deng Murdoch — the former wife of media mogul Rupert Murdoch — to bring the two back together on a weekend yacht trip, according to the New Yorker.