Quantcast

Jewish Journal

Tag: Non-orthodox

View the most popular tags overall?

  • Secularism: Great for government, destructive to everything else

    By Dennis Prager

    March 14, 2013 | 5:01 am

    Most non-Orthodox Jews venerate secularism. Virtually every movement and organization advancing secularism in the United States has been founded or led by Jews, and Jews are disproportionately active in these movements.

    The initials ACLU are loved and respected by most American...

  • VIDEO / Israel and the Diaspora: Two sides of the same coin?

    By Shmuel Rosner

    June 27, 2012 | 11:47 am

    Yesterday, I hosted a panel on Israel and the Diaspora at the Jewish Agency Assembly in Jerusalem. Joining me were Ed Rettig, the director of the Israel/Middle East office at the American Jewish Committee; Solly Sacks, the director-general of the World Mizrahi Movement and member of...

  • Question in Italy: How do we reach non-Orthodox Jews?

    June 10, 2010 | 3:39 pm

    The years-long battle that ended recently with the dismissal of the chief rabbi of Turin, Italy, highlights a 21st-century identity crisis afflicting the oldest Jewish community in the Diaspora.

    Rabbi Alberto Somekh, who like all recognized rabbis in Italy is Orthodox, had served as...

  • Boys to men

    By Rob Eshman

    July 3, 2008 | 11:30 am

    It was by far my hardest speaking gig ever.

    Rabbi Stewart Vogel at Temple Aliyah invited me many months ago, to speak to the synagogue men's group at 7 p.m. on June 12. Of course I said yes -- it was one of those gracious invitations with so much advance notice that the day seemed as...

  • ADVERTISEMENT
    PUT YOUR AD HERE
  • Gap grows between Orthodox and others

    By Jacob Berkman

    February 7, 2008 | 7:00 pm

    The growing ideological gap between the Orthodox and non-Orthodox threatens the long-term unity of the Jewish people, several communal leaders said at a forum to address the matter.

    At issue were the results of a survey conducted in November by the American Jewish Committee...

  • Not your grandfather’s shtibl

    By David Suissa

    June 28, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    As we walked back from shul on a recent Shabbat, my friend and neighbor David Myers asked me if I was "comfortable" with the service we had just attended.

    He asked me that question, because I'd mentioned that I'm not used to a service where they don't separate the men and the...
  • ‘I Do’ in Israel Without Rabbinate OK

    By Michele Chabin

    July 7, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    The bride circled the groom under the chuppah. The groom stomped a wine glass at the end of the ceremony and was greeted with shouts of "mazel tov."

    Despite these traditional touches, this wedding was not performed by an Orthodox rabbi, and therefore not registered by the Chief...

  • Strains in the Relationship

    By Tom Tugend

    August 21, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    The reluctance of the popular comedian and others to lend theirtalents to the event reflect the growing strains between largesegments of the American Jewish community and Israel, centered on thelegitimacy and treatment of non-Orthodox Jews in Israel.

    Last week, the widening chasm...

ADVERTISEMENT
PUT YOUR AD HERE