This was the first time in recent history that non-Orthodox Jews have held a Torah reading with women without interference
Rabbi Rick Jacobs says new legislation is a step toward creating an Orthodox monopoly in Israel that treats non-Orthodox Jews as second-class citizens
Several hundred Orthodox worshippers set up a large barrier to separate men from women in the egalitarian space, leaving little room for non-Orthodox groups
Though most Israelis do not typically attend synagogue on Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Reform movement is calling on congregations to meet and use this new prayer book, two years in the making
Government slapped with June 4 deadline for responding to petitions seeking to end the impasse on the egalitarian prayer plaza
The head of Israel's affiliated movement applauds the decision as a 'moral, Jewish' solution to the problems of mixed couples.
David Friedman lacks both the 'basic qualifications' and 'temperament' required by the position of Israel envoy, the largest Jewish movement in North America says.
Some congregants have replaced the words in the prayer from 'protect' our democracy into a plea to 'restore' it.
American rabbis planning to create a network of 'sanctuary congregations' to provide safe haven for those affected by the ban.
Union for Reform Judaism's Rick Jacobs compares executive decision to pro-slavery Supreme Court decision from 19th century, internment of Japanese Americans during World War II.