Jewish Journal

  • Walking into the raw reality of LA’s Skid Row

    By Lia Mandelbaum

    August 11, 2011 | 7:36 pm

    A few months ago, as I was at a coffee shop waiting for my drink to be made, I came across an article written in the Los Angeles Downtown News that caught... More.

  • Conservative Movement Struggles With Marriage for Gay and Lesbian Couples

    By Naomi Goldberg

    August 2, 2011 | 4:36 pm

    An article in today’s New York Times highlights the disagreements within the Conservative Movement on the topic of marriage of gay and lesbian couples. (Available here) Is this just a case of the Conservative Movement trying to hold the space between Reform and Orthodox Judaism? Or, it is a generational divide that will fade over time?

    Six national polls have found majority support for marriage equality for gay and lesbian couples. What gives, Conservative Movement?