Once South Africa’s top model, Reeva Forman now leads a model Reform synagogue in the hardscrabble Hillbrow neighborhood — and she has no plans to abandon her community
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
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
‘I didn’t have the normal resumé for a traditional Jewish professional. I faced a lot of resistance,’ says SooJi Min-Maranda
Rabbis will work in a pastoral capacity to instruct soldiers in what is being called 'a sign of the growing relationship of trust between the Jewish community and the Bundeswehr'
Haaretz uncovers Modi’in's secret
The newly formed party wants to relax the religious establishment’s hold on matters of state, but still wants the ultra-Orthodox as potential coalition partners
The painful truth is that the rupture between Israel and progressive American Jewry is worsening because the thing they may want to change most of all, without succeeding, is us
Groundbreaking U.S. Rabbi Angela Buchdahl explains why she changed her mind on Jewish intermarriage, and what it's like to be the face of Judaism for many Americans, while not being kosher enough for Israel
Netanyahu should have made Yariv Levin apologize to non-Orthodox Jews before naming him head of Immigrant Absorption Ministry, says Rabbi Gilad Kariv
An Orthodox rabbi called the daughter of the former Sephardi Chief Rabbi of Israel a 'Reform, accursed wicked woman.' Now she's suing for libel
An Unusual Show of Unity Israeli Lawmakers From Left and Right to Demand That Gov't Recognize non-Orthodox Movements
In rare move, coalition and opposition members will join forces in an emergency session, titled 'It's Time for Equality,' on Wednesday
Rabbi David Lau refused to call the site of the massacre a synagogue because it's non-Orthodox
'Everyone Is Surprised When Something Hits Close to Home': Rabbi of Neighboring Pittsburgh Synagogue Recounts Trauma
Rabbi Aaron Bisno, leader of the Reform synagogue Rodef Shalom that is close to the Tree of Life synagogue that came under attack Sunday, tells Haaretz that 'we all knew rhetoric of hate could lead to this' and that Trump's comments were 'tone deaf'
If Reform Jewish leaders were really honest with themselves, this is what they would say – acknowledging they’ve elevated their opposition to Orthodoxy far above grappling with the critical problems in their own house
Israelis May Be Fed Up With Orthodox Establishment, but Few Are Joining Reform and Conservative Congregations
New study finds that 13 percent of Israeli-Jews self-identify as Conservative or Reform Jews, but less than one percent are dues-paying members. Still, the movements have grown, implying Orthodoxy is no longer seen as the only ‘authentic’ Judaism
Imagine if PM Benjamin Netanyahu, as he begins his remarks to The General Assembly of Jewish Federations of North America next week in Tel Aviv, decided to honor true dialogue - and not the tele-prompter
An organization known as the Joint Committee for Preserving the Holiness of the Kotel has brought out large numbers of worshippers to the prayer space, in order to claim the territory as their own
The Reform Movement takes unprecedented precautionary measure after repeated instances of liberal Jewish visitors held for questioning by Israeli authorities
Two prominent Reform leaders tell Haaretz they were not invited to participate or consulted about the call, a tradition started by Obama
Never before have U.S. Jews been so distressed and divided about Israel. Hawks and doves no longer recognize any legitimacy in the other’s arguments. But we Reform rabbis cannot flinch from declaring our stance
Ending 15-year saga, district court orders Hod Hasharon municipality to allow Kehilat Yonatan to build a synagogue for its community
N.Y. State Senate Candidate, Amid Controversy, Says She’s Jewish ‘Even if Gatekeepers of Jewishness Want to Deny My Jewishness’
Challengers claim Julia Salazar's Jewish and immigrant status are 'self-created,' but she insists: 'I’ve never sought to use my Jewishness for political gain, especially because frankly it is not politically advantageous for me at all'
They are looking for ceremonies that are inclusive of women, ceremonies that cater to LGBTQ or interfaith families, or they simply prefer a woman’s touch during the sensitive rite of passage
Between Corbyn's anti-Semitism scandals and Brexit, young progressive British Jews are torn between their old political home and the divisive rhetoric of contemporary U.K. politics
The allegations span decades and come from women who have worked with Steven M. Cohen or associated professionally with him, and include inappropriate sexual propositions and advances, and inappropriate sexual remarks
A new law, which has near-constitutional status, enshrines 'the realization of the right to national self-determination' as being 'unique to the Jewish people'
In a Knesset debate on the egalitarian prayer space in the Western Wall, Lawmaker Yinon Azoulay suggests Reform Jews take the money they invest in Israel and 'build a Kotel in the U.S.'