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 new collection of fifty-two tales, published by the URJ Press, uses the magic of storytelling to help parents and children explore Jewish values together while creating positive Jewish memories
AUGUST 10-Rabbi Eric Yoffie, president of the Union for Reform Judaism, is urging the Labor Party to remain steadfast in its commitment to the withdrawal from the Gaza Strip and to protect recent advances in religious freedom in the current negotiations over whether the party will join Prime M
New York, August 13, 2004 - The Union for Reform Judaism announced this week the creation of the Sudan Relief Fund, a humanitarian relief fund to address the needs of victims of genocidal violence in Darfur, Western Sudan.
Congregations in Fort Collins, CO, Kalispell, MT and Seattle, WA are the newest members of the Union for Reform Judaism, evidence of the continuing growth of Jewish communities in the Western states.
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.