Proud to Be Secular - and Jewish

Rabbi Eric Yoffie's recent broadside against 'self-deluded secular Jews' attacks exactly those very liberal values of personal autonomy and anti-absolutism with which so many American Jews, Reform Jews among them, strongly identify.

Upon reading Rabbi Eric Yoffie’s needlessly polarizing “The Self-Delusions of Secular Jews,”  I found myself incredulously checking the byline. This must be, I thought, some sort of mistake. Why would the esteemed and estimable past president of the Union for Reform...