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One of 2 Conservative rabbinical schools in US is slashing tuition — by 80%

Ziegler’s new tuition is $7,000 a year, down from $31,342 this year. The change makes the school just 20% the price of the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York City.

By Jackie Hajdenberg/JTA
24/03/2022
Women of the Wall

Tensions will be high at Kotel for Rosh Hodesh service on Friday

Reform and Conservative movements are expected to march toward the Western Wall while Haredim are arranging protests.

03/03/2022

Conservative Judaism’s new generation of spiritual leaders

Rather than waiting to be allocated a community, recently-ordained entrepreneurial rabbis are building new congregations.

By DANIEL BEN-TAL
24/02/2022

American Jewish University selling ‘all or part’ of Los Angeles campus

The campus in the Bel-Air neighborhood is home to the Conservative Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies.

By ASAF SHALEV/JTA
12/02/2022

The Great Resignation could leave synagogues without leaders

If synagogues can’t be reasonably assured of rabbis from within the movement, why should they continue to pay dues to belong to it?

By ASAF SHALEV/JTA
31/01/2022

Pluralism is not Jewish? - Opinion

Many Jewish sources which favor unity are opposed to uniformity. Bemidbar Rabbah (13:15,16) for example, affirms that 'there are 70 faces to the Torah.'

By ALAN SILVERSTEIN
10/11/2021
American and Israeli Jews [Illustrative]

Does Israel funding Conservative, Reform Jews threaten Jewish identity? - opinion

Israel’s Diaspora Affairs minister today celebrates the funding of progressive groups and causes whose same antipathy for religion and tradition have decimated mainstream Judaism in America.

By MOSHE B. PARNES
04/11/2021

Rabbi Stav: Israel threatened by division without conversion legislation

JPost One-on-One Zoomcast, Episode 39: Jeremy Sharon and Chief Rabbi of Shoham Rabbi David Stav on decentralizing authority over Jewish conversion.

All streams of Judaism have beauty, Oded Revivi is right - opinion

The haredi viewpoint has beauty, as does that of the Reform Movement, of secular Judaism, and of the entire spectrum of Modern Orthodoxy

By YIZHAR HESS
28/10/2021
COMMUNICATIONS MINISTER and Derech Eretz Party chairman Yoaz Hendel.

Israeli minister attends Shabbat services at NY Conservative synagogue

Yoaz Hendel, who is Orthodox, attended the Sutton Place Synagogue in order to make a point about inclusivity and Israel’s ties with Diaspora Jews of all denominations.

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