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.
A wealth of books, music, and on-line articles are now available to help families through the flurry of getting ready for the High Holy Days season.
The fifth class of Reform Outreach Fellows recently completed a five-day training program, the first step in a yearlong program to certify Outreach Fellows to help rabbis meet the growing demand from non-Jews interested in converting.
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.
Rabbi Saperstein: "The rockets serve no purpose other than to kill and terrorize innocent Israelis and the ongoing effort to target them must not continue."
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