The Masorti movement in Britain now has a second congregation that allows women full participation in services. Allowable roles for women vary by congregation within the Masorti, or Conservative, Jewish stream, which is the fastest-growing stream in Britain.
Opponents of Israeli policies are planning mass international rallies. In an e-mail Wednesday, the Washington chapter of the U.S. Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation called on likeminded groups to help organize the Washington rally on Dec. 2.
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