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  • Q&A With Rabbi Elliot Dorff

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    September 12, 2012 | 2:21 pm

    In the age of 140-character tweets and 38-second video clips, the Conservative movement is putting its foot down with a nearly 1,000-page reference tome, “The Observant Life: The Wisdom of Conservative Judaism for Contemporary Jews.” The book, published by the Rabbinical Assembly...


    By Naomi Pfefferman

    June 5, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    I often thought that I must have been put into the wrong slot when I was born," writes Nan Fink in her new book, "Stranger in the Midst: A Memoir of Spiritual Discovery" (Basic Books, $23), a chronicle of her conversion to Judaism.

    Fink's devout Christian fundamentalist grandmother...