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.
Yoffie: We refuse to remain silent, again, when rabbis pervert Jewish law to legitimize assassinations against Israel's democratically elected leader.
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.
These words, which I command you today, shall be upon your heart. You shall teach them faithfully to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, when you are going about your way, when you lie down, and when you rise up .
Rabbis Yoffie and Menitoff: There can be no religious justification whatsoever for words that serve to encourage terror and justify terrorism… We hope and pray that you will exercise the moral leadership required at this moment and repudiate these depl