(RNS) — It may be that 2,000 years later, Jews, a miraculously inextinguishable and inexhaustible people, still joyously light their menorahs and spin their dreidels as the sun sets.
PARIS (RNS) — The story of Akiva Weingarten, an ultra-Orthodox New Yorker who was ordained in Israel and started over as a Reform rabbi in Germany, sounds like a made-for-TV movie saga.
(RNS) — The statement follows a report from the Southern Poverty Law Center that revealed emails Miller sent to the conservative website Breitbart before he worked at the White House.
(RNS) — Sh’ma, the 40-year-old journal of Reform Jewish thought, utters Sh’ma, the deathbed prayer. Don’t mourn too much. It did its job.
(RNS) — Most clergy I know would recoil at the notion that they or their faith communities have routinely engaged in bullying — but that’s exactly what anti-LGBTQ messaging and policies are.
Under the trees and by the lake, we were creating a new American Judaism. Who knew?
There are, at least, two kinds of piety, You don't have to choose between them.
Who made this man an expert on Judaism?
(RNS) — A synagogue on Long Island is now in ruins. It wasn't the antisemites. It was something even sadder.
The story Al Vorspan told me fifty years ago, and how it taught me to hear the real music.
A post-mortem for a Jewish summer camp. And, a certain way of being a kid.
(RNS) — The goal of the trip, an organizer said, is to 'raise our voices and ensure that indefinite detention of asylum seekers does not happen.'
A large rock fell from the Western Wall. It might mean more than we thought.
(RNS) — Rabbi Aaron Panken was one of American Judaism's great leaders and teachers. That probably would make him blush.
Can social justice save Reform Judaism? We don't know -- yet.