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.
(MINNEAPOLIS, November 5) - Ten Reform congregations were honored today for their innovative and effective programs to actively welcome and integrate interfaith couples and those new to Judaism into their synagogues at the Union of American Hebrew Congregations' 67th Biennial Conv
(MINNEAPOLIS, November 6) - Eleven Reform congregations were honored for their exceptional, varied, and comprehensive adult learning programs today at the Union of American Hebrew Congregations' 67th Biennial Convention in Minneapolis, MN.
NOVEMBER 6, 2003 - Kate Michelman, the outgoing president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, the nation's premier reproductive-rights organization, received the Reform Jewish Movement's highest honor today during the UAHC's Biennial Convention in Minneapolis for her fight for the rights
MINNEAPOLIS, November 7, 2003 -- One hundred and thirty years after it was founded, the Reform Movement's synagogue arm voted to change its name from the Union of American Hebrew Congregations to the Union for Reform Judaism: Serving Reform Congregations in North Ame
(MINNEAPOLIS, November 8) -- Recognizing the importance of interfaith dialogue as a means to advance Mideast peace and to combat anti-Semitism, the leaders of four Christian denominations will urge their churches to join with Reform synagogues in interfaith dialogue and study.
(MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 8) -- Rabbi Eric Yoffie, the leader of the Reform Movement, today called for a renewed commitment to world Jewry as he asked synagogue leaders to build the Movement in Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, and Israel.