Meet Gilad Kariv, Israel's first Reform rabbi to be sworn into the Knesset.
Cook said his career “coincided with a time in which navigating Christian America had become increasingly difficult for Jews due to the burgeoning of assimilation and intermarriage.
The editors of this artistic and innovative Haggadah also bring us some new commentaries on this central biblical text that they have added to our recitation of the story.
“It’s only words, and words are all I have to take your heart away.” – The Bee Gees, 1967
Netanyahu expressed concern over 'fake conversions’ and said the govt must 'protect the borders of Israel’ when asked about the recent High Court ruling on non-Orthodox conversions.
At the “entrance gate” to the Jewish people stand those who prefer to live in social ghettos and avoid seeing the vital national value of conversion.
After a week like this one, I find myself caught between values that are core to my very being.
The decision does honor to the country’s identity as a Jewish and democratic state.
“What is Reform conversion? It isn’t Jewish,” Yitzhak Yosef said, in a video published by Kikar Hashabbat.
The decision was a big victory for the non-Orthodox denominations in Israel.