Delegation leader welcomes meeting with president as 'wonderful first step in building relationship,' says it 'symbolizes an openness to welcoming people from diverse streams of Judaism.'
Seventeen new Reform congregations have sprouted up in the country since 2009, but some members want to avoid the stigma of the movement's name.
Bill proposed by Hatnuah that would give prospective converts more choice about rabbinical courts reaches final two Knesset readings.
Since bat-mitzvah campaign launched, 50 percent of ads vandalized.
U.S. Reform, Conservative leaders return home with no breakthrough in plan for mixed prayer space at holy site.
MK Shimon Ohayon lashes out at the Reform movement, labeling it a 'big sack of trouble,' URJ president Rick Jacobs called his remarks 'insulting and pathetic.'
Israel’s newly sworn-in president, forsaking his previous public hostility towards Reform Judaism, now shows us warmth and respect, in the spirit of togetherness that especially characterizes these difficult times.
Jewish Federations of North America solidarity mission visits Israel’s worst-hit town and pledges to help.
Although the Central Conference of American Rabbis voted in favor, it would be 50 years before the first female rabbi was ordained.
In dismissing the Reform movement, Israel’s president elect has committed only one sin: that of honesty. As he says, only Orthodoxy is the legitimate heir to the Jewish religious tradition.