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.
June 27, 2012, New York, NY -- Since the Union for Reform Judaism's Campaign for Youth Engagement was launched at the URJ Biennial in December, URJ professionals, lay leaders and Movement-wide partners have
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.
June 5, 2012, New York -- In essays by physicians, Jewish clergy, social workers, and family members of people with Alzheimer's disease, Broken Fragments: Jewish Experiences of Alzheimer's Disease through Diagnosis, Adaptation, and Moving On, edited by Rabbi Douglas J.
June 27, 2012, Utica, Mississippi--Two Jewish summer camps serving the Deep South--one Reform, the other Orthodox--will come together for a day of activities to celebrate America's independence. This unprecedented collaboration is made possible by a grant from the Foundation for Jewish Camp.