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.
Mothers of Jerusalem,
Your wail echoes in the hills,
Your grief resounds in the valleys,
Your prayer rises up into the luminous sky.
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.
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.
November 11, 2014, New York, NY - As part of the Reform Movement's Campaign for Youth Engagement, the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) has committed to investing in those who work with youth and families, providing training, a career path and a valued staff role, and strengthening the status of the
November 18, 2014, New York, NY -- In response to the brutal attack that occurred at Bnei Torah Kehillat Yaakov synagogue in Har Nof, Jerusalem, URJ President Rabbi Rick Jacobs stated: