October 18, 2011 1:26pm
A position enunciated by a leading Sephardic rabbi in a 1985 prisoner exchange involving Israel and Lebanon provides a rationale for understanding why the current Israeli government made the decision on the swap deal that freed Gilad Shalit, the president of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion writes.
July 7, 2010 7:33pm
The president of the Reform movement’s main rabbinical seminary argues that if Orthodox Jews are serious about protecting religious liberty, they should back proposals to legalize same-sex marriage.
September 16, 2009 11:11pm
The Reform leader’s life and accomplishments were legendary, with his deepest commitments to humanity, the Jewish people and the State of Israel, writes the president of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.