More Israelis identify as Reform - but few are active members

New study shows that despite large number of Israelis who identify with Reform or Conservative movements, few becoming actively involved.David Rosenberg, 10/16/2018, 1:20 PM

Marriage activists protest by admitting guilt to the police

Dozens who officiated at unregistered weddings turn themselves into police.Yoni Kempinski, 7/20/2018, 5:24 PM

'The Rabbinate does not appeal itself to Israelis'

Rabbi Chaim Amsalem says Chief Rabbinate has become anti-Zionist, has no right to exist if it cannot solve assimilation issue.Hezki Baruch, 7/20/2018, 1:14 AM

The Conservatives are threatening

American Conservative leader outraged over interrogation of Haifa rabbi. "There will be a strong response."Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/20/2018, 12:07 AM

Attorney General halts police interrogation

Attorney General Mandelblit orders police to stop interrogation, investigates Conservative rabbi's actions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/19/2018, 1:07 PM

Lapid: There's no religious freedom here

Yesh Atid Chairman slams government for caving to 'haredi coercion,' claims Reform, Conservative are 'vast majority' in the US.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/19/2018, 1:02 PM

What happened to the Conservative Movement?

What caused the decline of a movement that once was seen by many as a force, for good and for bad, in American Jewish society? Rabbi Berel Wein, 6/13/2018, 10:30 AM

Conservatives outraged Israel won't recognize Ugandan Jews

Interior Ministry rules not to recognize conversions of Ugandan Jews; Conservative Movement calls decision 'unlawful'.Mordechai Sones - JTA, 6/3/2018, 3:19 PM

Israel to recognize Reform conversions - with haredi backing?

Conversion committee set up by PM, Shas leader reportedly to submit bill recognizing conversions of established Jewish communities.Gary Willig, 4/22/2018, 9:54 PM

'Reform leaders organized 'lynch' against Hotovely'

NY rabbi says Deputy Foreign Minister is correct in saying US Jews don't serve in army as Israelis do.Eliran Aharon:NY, 12/5/2017, 10:52 PM

Exploiting the Western Wall to incite against the Israeli government

Reform and Conservative Rabbis should stop exploring the holiness of the Western Wall to incite against the Israeli government for political reasons. Ezequiel Doiny, 11/30/2017, 4:00 PM

Conservative Movement attacks Netanyahu

Non-Orthodox US Jewish movement accuses Israeli PM of lying about Kotel deal. 'Shame on you, Mr. Prime Minister.'Gary Willig, 11/27/2017, 4:07 PM

The vanishing American traditional Jew

The reason for the waning of the Conservative Movement.Rabbi Berel Wein, 11/1/2017, 10:34 PM

Conservative Movement upholds intermarriage ban

Movement leaders announce they will maintain ban on interfaith marriages, but will welcome couples who are already intermarried.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/19/2017, 11:22 AM

Heritage Channel appeals ruling in Reform movement lawsuit

Channel 20 appeals to High Court over fine for failing to represent Reform and Conservative movements.Rafael Levi, 9/14/2017, 2:34 PM

Conservative movement sends angry letter to PM Netanyahu

Conservative movement slams Israel for not 'diversifying' determination of Judaism, calls status quo 'unconscionable.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/8/2017, 11:50 AM

Open letter to (non-Orthodox) rabbis who cancelled Trump phonecall

Reform, Conservative and Reconstructionist rabbis cancelled their annual call to POTUS over Charlottesville. They must not have noticed Obama's anti-Semitic actions, because they always called him. Jeff Dunetz, 8/26/2017, 8:33 PM

Rabbi Riskin, they are brothers, not partners

Reform and Conservative leaders do not share Orthodox rabbis' goals. And even if you believe they do, the end does not justifuy the means.Rabbi Avraham Gordimer, 7/7/2017, 12:18 AM

JTS announces continuing ban on interfaith wedding ceremonies

Conservative movement rabbinical school says it is committed to continuing to ban graduates from performing interfaith wedding ceremonies.JTA and Arutz Sheva, 6/22/2017, 2:53 PM

Conservative synagogues vote to allow non-Jews as members

Umbrella organization for Conservative movement passes resolution allowing synagogues to invite non-Jews to become members.JTA, 3/6/2017, 7:24 AM

Conservative Movement to allow membership to non-Jews?

March vote to determine whether Conservative congregations will be able to extend membership to non-Jews.Ben Sales and A7 Staff, 1/29/2017, 4:33 PM

Rabbi booted from Conservative body for holding intermarriages

Conservative Rabbi Seymour Rosenbloom has been expelled for performing interfaith weddings.JTA, 12/20/2016, 3:11 PM

Conservative movement circulates election prayer

The international association of Conservative rabbis releases a prayer “in anticipation of a U.S. election.”JTA, 11/6/2016, 8:58 AM

'Nobody's telling the Orthodox to be less so'

Speaking to Arutz Sheva, Conservative Movement Head blasts UNESCO, misses the point of gender separation in Orthodox synagogues.Yoni Kempinski, 11/2/2016, 9:38 PM

Reform, Conservative leaders to march with Women of the Wall

Women of the Wall march to the Kotel to be supported by leaders of the Reform and Conservative movements from the US.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/1/2016, 4:33 PM

Conservatives, Reform sue over Western Wall egalitarian plan

Reform and Conservative movements ask Supreme Court to order government to follow through on egalitarian prayer area next to the Kotel.JTA, 10/7/2016, 4:58 AM

An open letter to American Reform Jewry

Perhaps US Reform Jewry should check into the movement's practices in Israel before fighting for recognition. David Bedein, 10/5/2016, 8:35 AM

Reform movement to campaign against Israel on Rosh Hashanah

Reform, Conservative movements launch campaign after bids to gain recognition in Israel fail. Foreign Ministry calls to 'pacify' tension.Gary Willig, 10/2/2016, 1:36 PM

Rabbinate bashes ads for liberal wedding ceremonies

Rabbinate calls ad 'misleading.' Ad organizers: 'more and more people object to the Rabbinate's monopoly on wedding officiating.'Tal Polon, 8/2/2016, 4:58 PM

Reform leaders demand prayer space at Western Wall

Leaders of the reform movement send letter to Netanyahu demanding mixed-gender prayer space at Western Wall for liberal streams of JudaismTal Polon, 7/12/2016, 8:06 PM

Reform worshippers clash with haredi protesters at Western Wall

Tensions run high as Reform and Conservative visitors clash with protesters at Western Wall, amid controversy over 'alternative' prayers.Shai Landesman, 7/7/2016, 11:39 AM

MK Gafni on Mivkeh Law: No compromise

Finance Committee chairman objects to the possibility of the Jewish Agency building Mikvaot for Reform movement.Shoshana Miskin Perez, 6/13/2016, 10:12 AM

Compromise reached over Mikveh law

As part of Knesset Law regarding ritual baths, 2-4 Reform and Conservative Mikvaot will be built.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/13/2016, 9:11 AM

Religion Min: Reform is retreating and inflating its numbers

Tempers flare in Knesset over mikveh bill. Religious Services Minister: 'Judaism isn't theater.'Ido Ben-Porat, 3/16/2016, 10:52 PM

The Conservative Movement: The Masorti Movement that isn't

The Conservative movement has reached a point of no return in the USA; its members reject opportunities for deeper involvement and it is disappearing. This is not the time for its inaptly named Israeli branch to demand recognition.Rabbi Yaakov Menken, 3/9/2016, 11:34 PM

Haredi rabbi slams 'impudent' Bennett for Conservative visit

Popular lecturer says as Diaspora Affairs Minister Naftali Bennett should oppose, not condone, Conservative movement.Ido Ben-Porat, 12/16/2015, 12:03 PM

'If Reform is kept out, US Jews will drop support of Israel'

US Jewish coalition visits to pressure Israel to create non-observant 'alternatives' to Chief Rabbinate; 'Judaism a universal matter.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2015, 8:43 PM