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Synagogues and the Jewish Community

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    Reform Rabbis Renew Debate on Officiation

    By Sue Fishkoff

    Reform rabbis disagree about whether to perform intermarriage but are discussing the issue as a movement.

    Date: 03-12-2008

    How Jewish Are Interfaith Families?

    By Sue Fishkoff

    Three new scholarly reports on intermarriage argue for opening Jewish communal doors even further to intermarried couples and their children.

    Date: 03-10-2008

    Orthodoxy's Glacial Shift on Intermarriage

    By Julie Wiener

    Orthodox Jews are gradually moving away from old communal norms of ostracizing intermarried relatives.

    Date: 03-05-2008

    Sarkozy's Jewish Grandpa

    By Jean Cohen

    News story on a book that details the Greek-Jewish roots of French President Nicolas Sarkozy.

    Date: 01-11-2008

    The Next Wave

    By Jesse Tisch

    News story about new, innovative forms of outreach.

    Date: 01-07-2008

    Does Being Intermarried Matter?

    By Sue Fishkoff

    News story about several new studies on intermarriage that disagree over whether intermarriage is an independent factor in reducing Jewish observance or whether it's not as relevant once you control for other factors.

    Date: 12-27-2007

    Survey: Reform Synagogue Leaders Out of Touch With Members

    By Sue Fishkoff

    News story about new survey revealing the disconnect between the leadership and the members of Reform synagogues.

    Date: 12-06-2007

    Under-40 Set Embraces Observance

    By Sue Fishkoff

    News story about a survey of under-40 Reform Jews reveals they are more observant than their older counterparts.

    Date: 12-06-2007

    My Presbyterian Girlfriend Made Me Become a Rabbi

    By Joe Eskenazi

    News story about a rabbi in San Francisco whose wife, a convert, inspired him to become a rabbi.

    Date: 11-29-2007

    Bedtime Stories

    By Jacob Berkman

    News story about the PJ Library, a program of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation that sends Jewish children's books to families with young children.

    Date: 11-28-2007

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