Galveston on the Gulf Coast was once a haven for Jewish immigrants. Though there are far fewer Jews there today, they still make their voice heard on immigration, interfaith solidarity and other key issues
Bride and groom are members of the Abayudaya community, which is not officially recognized by the Jewish state but is by Conservative and Reform movements
The non-Orthodox movements have experienced impressive growth in their number of congregations since 2010. However, the Chief Rabbinate’s grip on matters of religion and state is proving hard to loosen | 2010-2019 roundup: Part 2
'Mixed' couples, where one of them either left religion or became newly pious, share the challenges they face at home and in the community: 'In Israel everyone tries to put you into a box, in the U.S. you’re a Jew and that’s it'
Addressing Jewish Agency Board of Governors, Kahol Lavan leader says he is ‘confident’ Israel can defend itself from Iran
The New York-born rabbi, who helped found Masorti Judaism's key establishments, is remembered for his scholarship and understanding
Religous-Zionist and Conservative audience learn about 'the secret of the male's sperm,' how to be an 'Israeli lady,' and challenging — or reinforcing — gender roles
Removing obstacles to holding non-Orthodox ceremonies, bereaved families could opt under new regulations for a military funeral that corresponds to their beliefs
Only 32 percent of Israeli Jews want to keep the Rabbinate's monopoly over conversions intact, yet more than half would not allow their child to marry a non-Jew
The official application, however, refers to them as ‘community leaders’ rather than rabbis, with wages significantly lower than their Orthodox counterparts
Conservative-Masorti movement petitions High Court so that a Ugandan convert to Judaism be allowed to remain in Israel under the Law of Return
Following Complaint, Senior Rabbinical Judge Backs Out of Event to ‘Reclaim’ Western Wall From Conservative, Reform Jews
Rabbi Eliezer Igra withdrew from the event organized by far-right group after Conservative movement leaders filed official complaint against him
Petition demands Israel recognize the movements by their official names instead of 'renewed' communities and their leaders as rabbis rather than 'community leaders'
Fragile support for Israel is bound to be crushed by a coalition of Jewish supremacists that would destroy democracy, the rule of law and last remaining prospects for peace
Teen's death threats were issued during a Women of the Wall prayer service held at Jerusalem’s Western Wall and also targeted members of the movement
‘Delegitimizing other Jews leads to the kind of violence we saw last Friday,’ Rabbi Rick Jacobs, president of the Union for Reform Judaism, warns
‘A Desecration of God’s Name’ Women of the Wall Demands Government Inquiry Into Violent Attacks at Western Wall
‘It’s important to ask who benefited politically from this show of force against Women of the Wall 34 days before the election,’ says group’s head after thousands of ultra-Orthodox youths were bused in to protest last Friday
In empowering itself to decide who’s a Jew and who is less a Jew, the government is acting as a Vatican of the Jewish religion
Special service held to mark the 30th anniversary of Women of the Wall, which falls on International Women's Day ■ Israel Police accuses Women of the Wall of provoking clashes, in which several women were hurt
Eliezer Rauchberger of the ultra-Orthodox Degel Hatorah party says he declined to attend because the Reform and Conservative movements are bent on 'destroying Judaism'
Tales of corruption, sectarianism, and a family dispute are renting Uganda's Abayudaya Jewish Community
Conservative Movement Leaders Enraged by Netanyahu's Silence Over Death Threats to Israeli Representative
Leaders urge PM to 'condemn unequivocally' threats made by ultra-Orthodox man, saying lack of clear response 'is tantamount to your tacit approval'
High Court approved Israeli government's request for a six-month delay to plan that would have stripped Chief Rabbinate of its power
Yizhar Hess recounts that he was 'rendered speechless' after an ultra-Orthodox man told him: 'I will murder you, if I had knife I'd put it in you here'
Meet Dov Haiyun, the Conservative rabbi making history by serving as deputy mayor of Haifa, where he hopes to put the famously secular city on the cultural map
Rabbi Dov Haiyun, of the Conservative movement, will be deputy mayor of Haifa
Israeli Lawmakers From Right and Left Vow to Back Reform and Conservative Jews in Struggle for Equal Status
In aftermath of Pittsburgh massacre, movements demand full recognition in Israel
Foreign Ministry flies in 20 rabbis – including well-known critics of current leadership – in move said to be masterminded by ambassador in Washington, a close confidant of the prime minister
The Israeli Arab broadcaster's decision not to apologize for what she is or the person she fell in love with should be a model for the new Israeliness, which doesn't surrender to people who preach racial purity
Asiimwe Rabbin, who led the first-ever Birthright group from Uganda, denied visa because Interior Ministry does not accept his community as eligible for Law of Return