Many Israeli leaders are deeply ignorant about and/or indifferent to U.S. Jews. Netanyahu goes further: When he’s not systematically disregarding them, he deliberately tramples on their opinions and sensitivities
Coronavirus played a central role in the discourse this year, with controversies over how lockdowns were enforced when it came to religious worship and the opening of religious schools
What started out as an emergency Zoom Shabbat service in San Juan is now bringing together worshippers across the Americas
Agreement over allocation of senior positions in World Zionist Organization and its affiliates prevented deepening wedge between Israel and Diaspora
Over 1,600 congregations leaders and donors sign urgent letter to prime minister, begging him to stop right-wing and Orthodox move that ‘rattles the hearts of Diaspora Jews’
The late justice took pride in and drew strength from her Jewish heritage, but as a young woman her growing feminist awareness led her to make a decision about religious observance
Three months after taking the post, it’s hard to know where Omer Yankelevich stands. But her social media posts can shed some light on the mystery
Currently, residents of Israel who convert through local branches of non-Orthodox movements are ineligible for citizenship under the Law of Return and can face deportation
Debate sparked after Reform Movement website publishes article on how Jewish community can support Jews of color affected by pandemic. Response article argues it’s problematic to define 'Jews of color'
With Israel’s Health Ministry already recommending that the Passover seder be kept to the nuclear family, this year aunts, uncles, cousins – and even kibbutz members – will have to do their own thing at home due to coronavirus
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
‘Birthright for Moms’ Revises Policy Following Haaretz Report: Non-Orthodox Rabbis Now Welcome on Its Trips
Change comes after Momentum faces questions over rejection of prominent Conservative rabbi who planned to lead group of women on trip to Israel
Globalization has broadened human interaction, but also created feelings of disconnect and alienation. Who knows about all that better than the wandering, solitary Jew?
Widows and widowers of those born to Jewish fathers and non-Jewish mothers are being denied the immigration rights afforded to those who were married to matrilineal Jews — and it could have consequences for American Jews
Infamous for strongly opposing marriage between Jews and non-Jews, Gopstein praised violence against against Arabs and those who have carried it out
A growing number of immigrants from the former Soviet Union are joining — and leading — Reform congregations in Israel
Rabbi Gilad Kariv is hoping fourth time’s a charm when he stands in Israel’s do-over election for the Democratic Union. He says issues of religion and state could be a game-changer on September 17
The ads, which companies refused to publish, read: 'Pride and buying children, or my son marrying a woman,' and 'Reform, or my grandson remaining Jewish'
In first interview with Israeli press, HUC president Andrew Rehfeld slams comments of Israel's education minister
Removing obstacles to holding non-Orthodox ceremonies, bereaved families could opt under new regulations for a military funeral that corresponds to their beliefs
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'