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For people who become mortally hurt when this or that Orthodox politician tells them they're not really Jewish, heaping on their heads advice as to how they should improve – US Jews are surprisingly unrestrained when it comes to meddling in the coalition politics of a foreign country.
'As opposed to similar calls in other years, no one from the Jewish community introduced or thanked him, and the president took no questions. The call lasted for about 5 minutes.'
In late August, four coalitions of Jewish clergy issued statements they planned to boycott the president's call, in response to Trump’s weak response to the neo-Nazi and white supremacist riots in Charlottesville, Va.
The leading fighter for Jewish civil rights in Germany, he used his respect and renown to assist individual Jews and entire communities in disputes with the German authorities and he facilitated the revocation of many anti-Semitic laws.
The whole Western Wall affair is a PR manipulation by some parties who wish to cause chaos in Israel.
When Uri Regev spins Rabbi Amar's statements to mean the Rabbi aspires to see all Reform Jews dead, he, too, is engaging in the same sort of grandiose and cynical populism of Korah.
It is difficult to ignore the influence of Jewish tradition on Muslim rituals in general and Ramadan in particular, in a kind of upping the spiritual ante on the part of the illiterate security guard who started a new religion.
At the same time, there is a creeping acceptance of intermarriages within the Conservative movement.
Rabbi Riskin tried to put a leash on this cat and take it on a walkie when he told Ha'aretz he would accept Reform conversions should the Reform agree to the requirements of "immersion in the mikveh, circumcision, and basic knowledge and practice of Judaism."
Happy birthday, Frannie, may you grow up to marry a Jewish guy.
The Bennett solution resolves the conflict in a peaceful way, which is not something the Reform and Conservative movements want.
The Vice President told Reform Jews how much he adores Israel but has no tolerance for people like Netanyahu's choice for media adviser, who equated Obama with anti-Semitism.
He refuses to consider Reform Jews as "Jews" but "welcomes them with love and joy" to be just like him.
Chief Sephardi Rabbi: "'God has not made me a woman,' not like someone from Efrat who comes up with all kinds of new ideas, makes news and and wages wars."
What hope is there for Jews in America with an attitude that says intermarriage is a "problem" but does not oppose it?
If Paltrow does not want the great rabbis in her ancestry to roll over in their graves, she would be wise to try a real Jewish conversion.
American Jewish organizations are going to bat for ObamaCare and are using social media to reach as many people as possible in an effort...
When a Muslim won’t look at a woman, it is called respect. When a Jew won’t shake her hand, it is called sexism.
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