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    Reform Rabbis Asking Temples to Fund Outreach Jobs

    News article about the national Reform movement’s decision in late 2002 to cut its national outreach budget and staff--and the fallout.

    Date: 08-30-2007

    Reform Outreach Threatened

    Op-ed from The (Boston) Jewish Advocate discussing the national Reform movement’s decision to cut its outreach budget and staff in 2003.

    Date: 08-30-2007

    Pacific Area Reform Rabbis Resolution

    Resolution from California Reform rabbis group criticizing the national Reform movement’s decision to cut outreach budgets and staff in 2003.

    Date: 08-30-2007

    New Non-Profit Created to Encourage Jewish Choices in Interfaith Families

    Press release announcing InterfaithFamily.com’s spin-off from Jewish Family & Life! as an independent non-profit in 2002.

    Date: 08-30-2007

    Congregation B'nai Tzedek Resolution on Reform Outreach

    Text of resolution by California congregation asking the national Reform movement to restore outreach budget and staff cuts in 2003.

    Date: 08-30-2007

    Still Committed to Outreach

    By Rabbi David Wolfman

    Letter from the former head of the UAHC (now URJ) Regional Council’s outreach department arguing that the Reform movement is still committed to outreach in the wake of 2003 cuts to the outreach budget.

    Date: 08-30-2007

    Letter to Congregational Rabbis and Presidents

    By Rabbi Eric Yoffe

    Letter from the head of the Reform movement explaining the organizationís 2003 decision to cut regional outreach budgets and staff.

    Date: 08-30-2007

    Network E-Letter

    By Edmund Case

    Letter from InterfaithFamily.com explaining its opposition to the Reform movement’s cuts to its outreach budget and staff in 2003.

    Date: 08-30-2007

    Is Officiation a Litmus Test for Hiring?

    By Steve Lipman

    News article on the difficulties faced by Reform rabbis who won’t officiate at intermarriages when trying to find a pulpit.

    Date: 08-24-2007

    Rabbis Grapple with Interfaith Inclusion

    By Debra Nussbaum Cohen

    A news article discussing the roles of non-Jewish parents in their child’s Bar or Bat Mitzvah at Conservative, Reform, and Reconstructionist synagogues.

    Date: 08-22-2007

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