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.
I am honored to occupy the stage with A.B. Yehoshua.
June 26, 2006 - NEW YORK - Four directors of Union for Reform Judaism camps have been chosen to be among the first 20 camp professionals to participate in a new elite training program from the Jewish Foundation for Jewish Camping.
June 29, 2006 - Twenty-four Reform Jews from across the United States are scheduled to spend the 4th of July holiday week rebuilding the devastated Gulf Coast region.
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.
June 7, 2006-New donations to the Reform Movement's disaster relief funds have brought the total raised to help the victims of the 2005 hurricane season to more than $4.2 million.