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  • US Jews Lack in Spirituality

    By Pini Herman

    February 1, 2016 | 1:35 pm

    Only about a third of Jews (39 percent)  report to "feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and well-being at least once a week" in 2014 while generally Americans report at something approaching two-thirds (59 percent) to "feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and well-being at least...

  • Ebbing support for Israel among key groups stirring alarm

    August 5, 2014 | 2:02 pm

    If the results of a recent focus group and polls are any indication, the gap is growing between Congress and young Americans when it comes to support for Israel.

    Polls conducted in late July by Gallup and the Pew Research Center found that support for Israel is weaker among...

  • The future of Conservative Judaism

    October 21, 2013 | 10:32 am

    Rabbi Artson delivered this address as the keynote speaker of the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism “Conversation of the Century” centennial conference in Baltimore, Md. on Oct. 13, 2013.

    I will lift my eyes to the mountains from where my help comes.  My help comes from...

  • Jews: the ever-dying people

    By Rabbi Dan Moskovitz

    October 9, 2013 | 3:11 pm

    The historian Simon Rawidowicz wrote a famous essay in which he described Jews, with our constant fear of extinction as the “ever-dying” people.  He wrote the essay 27 years ago, does that make him wrong or prophetic?

    It seem that every few years, a major Jewish leader or study...