Almost one year ago, the Knesset started the crisis by passing a bill in its first reading that would only recognize conversions performed in Israel under the auspices of the ultra-Orthodox Chief Rabbinate.
Rabbi Gilad Kariv
Seventy years have gone by since the great miracle of the establishment of the State of Israel, and we are called upon to learn how to sow and reap at the same time.
What is the main essence that should shape Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin’s Memorial Day? Is it the element of memory, or the element of Ta’anit (fasting and mourning)?
Reform Judaism has a window of opportunity among Israelis who now see how progressive forms of Judaism can shape the future of the State of Israel.