When I became a rabbi, my own rabbi at home told me that the most important thing I had as a rabbi was my integrity and I’d have little left to offer if I ever let that go. I think about that almost daily and certainly when tough decisions come up. Yet what I find […]
Rabbis share their synagogues’ policies on who can be a member and what roles someone who is not Jewish can play in synagogue leadership.
The United Synagogue Youth (USY), the Conservative movement’s youth group, recently re-evaluated the rules for its national and regional teen board members on dating. We shared the JTA story, and realized immediately that you, our readers, were interested in this news. From the number of clicks on Facebook to the comments you shared in favor […]
IFF/Your Community asks local rabbis what their synagogues’ policies are on people who are not Jewish opening the ark.
Rabbis from IFF/Your Communities share their synagogues’ policies on which parents’ names are included in a child’s Hebrew name during an aliyah.
Rabbis at different synagogues answer this question about who can light candles during services
Reprinted news article about the efforts of the Federation of Jewish Men’s Clubs to make the Conservative movement more inclusive and accepting of interfaith families, focusing on the booklet “Building the Faith: A Book of Inclusion
News article contrasting a cemetery owner in Pennsylvania who is permissive towards interfaith burials and an Orthodox rabbi in Boise who has no place to bury religious Jews.