conservative movement

Female rabbi being ordained
Conservative movement apologizes for innovative rabbis list without women

The article, which is no longer available online, quickly drew criticism on social media for its lack of gender diversity.

By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
15/02/2020
Wedding bands [Illustrative]
Ugandan–Jewish wedding takes place in Israel for the first time

The couple belongs to the Abayudaya community, which the State of Israel does not recognize as a part of the Jewish religion.

By OMRI RON
09/01/2020
A demonstrator holds signs during a rally in response to the Charlottesville, Virginia nazi
Michelle Malkin shunned by conservatives over support for antisemites

Malkin has been a vocal supporter of Holocaust denier Nick Fuentes, prompting the Young America's Foundation to distance itself from her.

Prof. Arnold Eisen, Chancellor of the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York
Jewish Theological Seminary Chancellor Arnold Eisen to step down

Eisen, who has served for 12 years, will remain on the faculty of the Conservative movement’s seminary.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
20/09/2019
Beacon of Masorti Judaism, Rabbi Reuven Hammer, dies at 86

A native of Syracuse, New York, Hammer received his rabbinic ordination and doctorate in theology from the Jewish Theological Seminary and a PhD from the School of Speech of Northwestern University.

Rabbi Steven Wernick, CEO of USCJ (The United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism) and Rabbi Julie Sch
United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism says it is cutting staff

Rabbi Steven Wernick stepped down at the end of last year as CEO, and the organization has yet to name his successor.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
03/05/2019
Blue and White leader Benny Gantz speaks after the first elections exit polls
Revising the prime ministerial appointment

How Gantz could still have a hope of replacing Bibi

By SOLON SOLOMON
20/04/2019
An ultra-orthodox Jew is restrained by a Border Policeman
Conservative Movement leaders demand Netanyahu acts against violence

"We call on you to condemn, unequivocally and in the strongest terms, the verbal assaults and death threats unleashed on the leader of our Israeli Movement."

Coalition and opposition MKs debate equality for the progressive Jewish movements in Israel on Wedne
Knesset members reach across the aisle to promote non-Orthodox movements

Currently, the state does not recognize the Reform and Masorti (Conservative) movements for the purposes of their religious ceremonies.

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