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.
Washington, DC, December 4, 2006 - As we met together on November 29, 2006, at the Presbyterian Center in Louisville, Kentucky, we gave thanks to God for life and sustenance and recalled with joy our shared role as people of God who bring a unique and vital perspective to a world marked by sec
NEW YORK - December 20, 2006 -The organizers of the Union for Reform Judaism's Adult Mitzvah Corps mission to New Orleans last December would not have dreamed that, one year later, they would need to return.
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.
NEW YORK - December 15, 2006 - When Israeli President Moshe Katzav refused to call the president of the Union for Reform Judaism rabbi, Reform youth in North America decided they had to stand up, not only for Rabbi Eric Yoffie, but for all Reform Jews.