Jerusalem is a complicated city. Wherever you look, whatever you try to touch, there’s complexity, controversy, intrigue. Take, for example, the simple question of archeological excavations in the Temple Mount area. What is the purpose of such excavations? Is it science? Is it...
Tag: Reform Judaism Israel
July 5, 2016 | 3:04 am
May 9, 2016 | 4:11 am
As a senior fellow at JPPI, I was involved in drafting, analyzing, and publishing a new survey yesterday – one component of a very ambitious Pluralism Index that JPPI launched yesterday. News reports about JPPI’s data appeared in many media outlets, and you can read all about it...
February 25, 2016 | 3:16 am
MK Israel Eichler of United Torah Judaism has made a career out of being a provocateur extraordinaire. So comparing Reform Jews to the mentally ill, as he did two days ago, is not much more for him than another day in the office. Eichler provokes, knowing that he will be rebuked –...
July 21, 2015 | 4:10 am
October 22, 2012 | 4:39 pm
More than 2,500 people signed up to participate in a global Shema flash mob as part of a campaign to promote religious pluralism in Israel.
The gatherings early Monday afternoon came two days after Conservative Jewish congregations were asked to dedicate a recitation of the...
August 20, 2012 | 12:08 pm
For those who do not receive emails from the Israeli Reform Movement’s Israel Religious Action Center (IRAC), I refer the following to you for your information and for action. Anat Hoffman, the Executive Director of IRAC sent this notice out this morning and it is self-explanatory...
June 27, 2012 | 5:55 pm
What follows is a response to “My God Problem” posted by Julie Wiener at the Jewish Week, regarding some difficult questions her eight-year-old daughter Ellie has been asking about God.
You have been asking some excellent questions about God. Have you ever heard someone...
June 27, 2012 | 11:47 am
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