In exclusive interview, U.S.-born Dov Lipman tells Haaretz how to bridge the rift between secular and ultra-Orthodox Israelis, and whether Reform Judaism should be part of Israeli law. Then, he gets personal.
People can't pray if they can’t come, proponents reasoned; outraged opponents saw 'moving' Shabbat as heresy and hypocrisy.
A monthly Shabbat gathering in New York that aims to offer a 'unique traditional and Orthodox space' for members of the community proves unexpectedly popular.
The dedication of Rhode Island's Touro Synagogue was also a milestone in terms of gender equality in worship.
Neither tear gas nor jail would deter the women from demanding their right to read the Torah at the Wall.
The proposed bill disenfranchises both Jewish and non-Jewish Israelis since we will all live in a diminished democracy.
The president of America's largest Jewish community says PM Netanyahu's proposed 'Jewish state' law 'signals the wrong shift.'
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.