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
Its followers read the Haggadah but eat bread during Passover, they are atheists but still get married by a rabbi. A journey into the complexities of secular Judaism
Government slapped with June 4 deadline for responding to petitions seeking to end the impasse on the egalitarian prayer plaza
While some helpful 'cosmetic' initiatives were adopted by lawmakers, they failed to engage with any of the most critical questions of religious plurality, says Jewish Pluralism Watch.
Those angry with the current administration's domestic agenda can't afford to oppose him across the board, says URJ President Rabbi Rick Jacobs.
Virtually all programs spearheaded by Religious Service Ministry's Jewish Identity Administration involve Orthodox partners, petitioners claim.
'Women can perform mitzvot and participate in an equal position in religious services,' Sao Paolo community president says.
In Jerusalem meeting, the prime minister says he will make every effort to resolve the crisis with the ultra-Orthodox parties, which are blocking a government-approved compromise for an egalitarian prayer space.
Orthodox high school girls leave school to shout down Women of the Wall during prayer services at Jerusalem's Western Wall; Police separate groups, restricting confrontations to verbal attacks.
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.