What is the Reform position on clergy officiating at the wedding of a Jew to a person brought up in a different faith? My fiancée is not Jewish, and doesn't want to convert at this time. We want a Jewish wedding, and plan to raise our children as Jews.
Historically, since the Rabbinic period (post 70 CE), Jewish status was passed down by the mother.
Last night, police intervened as women, including Anat Hoffman, Executive Director of the Israel Religious Action Center and chairwoman of Women of the Wall, prayed at the Western Wall in celebration of the beginning of the Jewish month of Cheshvan and the 100th anniversary of Hadassah.
NEW YORK, June 7, 2001 --The Reform Jewish Movement, which has opposed the tax cut package signed into law today, is urging all Reform Jews to donate to charity their $300 tax rebate checks. There are approximately 1.5 million Reform Jews in North America, including children.
October 3, 2012, New York, NY - With a continued goal of increasing the level of Jewish teen engagement within its Movement, the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) today announced expansion of its national Campaign for Youth Engagement.
October 30, 2012, New York, NY - In response to the devastating impact of Hurricane Sandy, the Union for Reform Judaism is activating its Hurricane Relief fund to collect donations for those suffering in the Hurricane's wake.
(Cleveland, June 3, 2001) After weeks of painful soul-searching, the Reform Movement leadership decided last night to suspend its youth trips to Israel this summer.
The leadership of the North American Reform Movement will travel to Israel next month to demonstrate the Movement's unconditional support of the State of Israel and the Israeli people.
Ten congregations were admitted into the Union of American Hebrew Congregations at the June meeting of its Board of Trustees, increasing the number of synagogues affiliated with the Reform Movement to 908.