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Reconstructionist Judaism moves to back reparations for African Americans

Representatives of 47 congregations voted in support of a resolution that endorsed reparations for Black Americans. 11 abstained and none voted against.

By DAVE SCHECHTER/JTA
22/12/2022

Jewish people from all over the world are family, we are family - opinion

Sephardi Chief Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef called Conservative and Reform Judaism a "new religion," earlier this month.

By Nolan Lebovitz
21/12/2022

Why your synagogue, and mine, needs a pickleball court - opinion

Pickleball, the subject of countless breathless articles calling it the fastest growing sport in America, is essentially tennis for people with terrible knees.

By ANDREW SILOW-CARROLL / JTA
18/12/2022
POTSDAM UNIVERSITY – ‘the new nucleus of Jewish Studies in Germany.’

Battle lines deepen in bruising fight for control of Germany’s liberal Jewish institutions

It is virtually assured that yet more slings and arrows will fly before all is said and done - the UPJ could even break apart.

By TOBY AXELROD/JTA
17/12/2022

He’Brew maker Shmaltz Brewing relaunches with new owner: a rabbinical student

Jewish craft beer label, best known for its He’Brew: The Chosen Beer line of drinks, shut down last year after 25 years. Jesse Epstein, a rabbinical student.

By ANDREW LAPIN/JTA
13/12/2022

Chief Rabbi Yosef: Reform, Conservative Judaism is a new religion

"Have you ever seen a Reformer [Jew] who repented? I didn't see any, there are none. They feel they are okay; that they have a religion, but they have a new religion."

11/12/2022

UTJ demands ‘deterrence’ of egalitarian prayer at Western Wall – report

Party will demand to enact ‘serious steps’ to deter people who ‘desecrate the holy place’ by not acting according to the rabbinate and the Kotel rabbi.

 Rabbi Ammiel Hirsch is the senior rabbi of Stephen Wise Free Synagogue in New York City.

Reform rabbi: Netanyahu is 'last brick in the wall' for Israel-diaspora ties

Rabbi Ammiel Hirsch tells ‘Post’ of potentially irreparable damage in the Israel-Diaspora relationship with young American Jews

04/12/2022

Ben-Gvir is threatening Jewish unity worldwide - opinion

Ben-Gvir is the real threat to Jewish unity. He must not be allowed to wield his politics of exclusion and intolerance in Israel’s next government.

By MARK S. FREEDMAN
20/11/2022
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