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.
July 3, 2006 - TREME, NEW ORLEANS - Recognizing the need for a volunteer support center in the Treme neighborhood, the Union for Reform Judaism and the Ujamaa Community Development Corporation are partnering to renovate and refurbish a house to meet this need.
July 12, 2006 - In the wake of Hezbollah's attacks on Israel's northern border and the kidnapping of two Israeli soldiers, the Union for Reform Judaism expressed its support for Israel and commended the Bush administration for its statements.
July 14, 2006 - As part of the Reform Movement's continuing efforts to encourage interfaith couples to make Jewish choices for their children, 27 volunteers are preparing for a five-day intensive training program on the Cincinnati campus of the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion
July 20, 2006- NEW YORK - In response to the current crisis, the Union for Reform Judaism has established the 2006 Israel Emergency Fund to provide assistance and support to Israelis affected by the unprovoked attacks on Israel's Northern border.
Westfield, NJ - August 1-Speaking at an event called to show solidarity with Israel, Rabbi Eric Yoffie, president of the Union for Reform Judaism, said the war in Israel is one "in which the rights and wrongs are beyond all doubt," but he called the death of innocents "an unspeaka
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.