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.
August 17, 2006- In the 12 months since the devastating storms of the 2006 hurricane season, the Union for Reform Judaism has raised and allocated more than $4.2 million to help its victims and to support the rebuilding of the Gulf Coast.
Washington DC August 24, 2006 - In response to today's FDA approval of Emergency Contraception (Plan B) for over-the-counter sale to women 18 years and older, Mark J. Pelavin, Associate Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, issued the following statement:
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.
August 24, 2006 - New York - What is the most popular public university with Jewish students? (The University of Florida) What about the top private college Jewish students choose? (New York University)