Michael Chabon’s views on intermarriage are increasingly mainstream. They are also morally abhorrent.June 8, 2018 2:19pm
Imagine there’s no countries It isn’t hard to do Nothing to kill or die for And no religion, too — John Lennon (JTA) — On May 14, Michael Chabon gave the most remarkable commencement speech in the recent history of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, the Reform movement’s highly respected flagship seminary and training…
March 28, 2018 11:34am
NEW YORK (JTA) — Engaging young people in their 20s and 30s, the so-called millennial generation, is a high priority for Jewish philanthropists. Some funders have banded together to create new initiatives, including free trips to Israel, with the express purpose of drawing members of this generation into Jewish life. Others have gravitated to the so-called…
November 10, 2014 11:31am
If federations and other mainstream Jewish institutions are to survive, the population of Conservative and Reform Jews who are unambiguously attached to Jewish life must be nurtured and expanded, two researchers write.
August 18, 2014 3:56pm
The Gaza war presents Jewish schools with a teachable moment, writes a co-author of a report on Israel education in North American Jewish schools.
October 7, 2009 10:40pm
Rather than view a killed Masa ad on assimilation solely as a dragon successfully slain, the Jewish community should see it as an opportunity to ask tough questions about the best ways to draw in disengaged Jews, Jewish Theological Seminary professor Jack Wertheimer writes.
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