Imagine opening an e-mail from your estranged husband only to discover he has, without your permission or even advance notification, had your 3-year-old Jewish daughter baptized.
Confronting a 3-year-old’s Big Questions and the Problem of Choices at the overwhelming Limmud NY conference. http://www.thejewishweek.com/viewArticle/c55_a17742/Editorial__Opinion/Opinion.html
How does it feel to be a committed Jew yet to know that not everyone accepts you as a member of the Tribe?
Back in 1983 when the Reform rabbis approved patrilineal descent, everyone thought it would split Reform from the rest of the Jewish community. A generation later, Judaism is split, but the chasm is not between Reform and everyone else, but between Orthodox and everyone else: http://www.thejewishweek.com/viewArticle/c55_a17245/Editorial__Opinion/Opinion.html
Why did the 25th anniversary of the Reform movement’s historic and groundbreaking decision come and go with nary a commemoration? And what’s its legacy, anyway? First of a three-part series.
To ordain or not to ordain… http://www.thejewishweek.com/viewArticle/c55_a15921/Editorial__Opinion/Opinion.html
Janet Jagan, the former American Jewish-born president of Guyana, and a new book on the history of intermarried Jewish women…http://www.thejewishweek.com/viewArticle/c55_a15579/Editorial__Opinion/Opinion.html