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, October 8, 2002)-Responding to the findings of the United Jewish Community's population study released today, Rabbi Eric H.
(October 2002) --The Reform Movement is sponsoring eight week-long Solidarity Missions to Israel over the next 18 months. Designed to appeal to a variety of ages and interests, including NFTY alumni and social activists, the missions will begin leaving in February 2003..
(WASHINGTON, October 25, 2002) -- Rabbi David Saperstein, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism and friend of the Wellstone family, released the following statement concerning the tragic plane crash today.
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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.