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If you ask me, if fewer politicians tell me how much they regret my zeidi's murder it's a step in the right direction.
When I began covering the Women of the Wall, the flagship of the Reform insurgency in Israel, my initial take was sympathetic.
While the Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR) does not have statistics on how many of its 2,000 Reform rabbis in North America officiate at intermarriages, when pressed, Rabbi Hara Person, director of CCAR Press, estimated "it's about half." A resolution proposed at CCAR's 2008 annual convention called for dropping the official opposition to intermarriages. The resolution was tabled but the practice is now commonplace.