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A Young Israel Rabbi weighs in: On Reform Judaism and Jewish Unity - Part 1‏

A Young Israel Rabbi weighs in: On Reform Judaism and Jewish Unity - Part 1‏

We have such chaos in US Jewish life due to the Reform Movement, that if you are in Israel, you cannot begin to fathom the calamity. Op-ed.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 18/06/2020 18:47
Second Holocaust or road to oblivion?

Second Holocaust or road to oblivion?

American Jews should acknowledge that they are mired in an existential crisis that is largely self-inflicted.  Matthew M. Hausman, J.D., 01/09/2019 17:32
Media assault on Rabbi Peretz

Media assault on Rabbi Peretz

Reform, Conservative senior Leftists furious at Education Minister who said assimilation among world Jewry is 'second Holocaust'.Mordechai Sones, 09/07/2019 20:32
Abolish the Rabbinate?

Abolish the Rabbinate?

The suggestion that the Chief Rabbinate be abolished engendered the idea of abolishing something else.Rabbi Steven Pruzansky, 14/12/2018 07:02
Sitting shiva for a child who marries out

Sitting shiva for a child who marries out

Insights into various topics in Judaism.Rabbi Dr. Raymond Apple, 11/11/2018 08:00
'Between 700 and 1,000 intermarriage cases in Ramle'

'Between 700 and 1,000 intermarriage cases in Ramle'

Jewish Home Ramle Chairman speaks about his party's campaign against assimilation in the city.Mordechai Sones, 17/10/2018 22:19
Left attacks Jewish Home campaign in Ramle

Left attacks Jewish Home campaign in Ramle

Meretz files petition calling for removal of Jewish Home campaign ads warning of dangers of intermarriage.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/10/2018 22:06
This is the greatest threat to liberal Judaism

This is the greatest threat to liberal Judaism

Many liberal Jews are uncomfortable with Jewish particularism, asserting that it is an illiberal idea whose time has passed. Ammiel Hirsch, 06/10/2018 21:21
Research: Reform 'rabbis' performing intermarriage up

Research: Reform 'rabbis' performing intermarriage up

US study shows overwhelming majority of Reform rabbis hold weddings for mixed couples.Mordechai Sones - JTA, 09/08/2018 13:46
Let them walk out of Birthright and say Kaddish for Arab terrorists

Let them walk out of Birthright and say Kaddish for Arab terrorists

These possibly-halakhically Jewish naifs have been taught nothing about Judaism or Zionism and they actually cannot tell the difference between the aspiring murderers and the intended victims.Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 25/07/2018 10:30
Dear Israelis, America is not Israel

Dear Israelis, America is not Israel

Israeli Zionist identity is essentially no different from any other national identity, such as those of the Irish, Italian or German immigrants who assimilated into the US melting pot.Rabbi Menachem Levine, 18/07/2018 14:45
Herzog walks back comment calling intermarriage a ‘plague’

Herzog walks back comment calling intermarriage a ‘plague’

New Jewish Agency head says comment comparing intermarriage to a plague was misunderstood.JTA, 28/06/2018 21:51
'To Heal the World?' The Tikkun Olam distortion

'To Heal the World?' The Tikkun Olam distortion

A recent book on Tikkun Olam Judaism is nothing short of a lethal indictment of the distortion of Judaism that has led to massive intermarriage and assimilation on the part of US Jewry.Rabbi Avraham Gordimer, 25/06/2018 14:43
The Shoah has not ended

The Shoah has not ended

The tragedy of intermarriage is a continuation of the Nazi Shoah and Minister Uri Ariel was correct in saying so. Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 28/04/2018 23:25
My AIPAC speech

My AIPAC speech

They would never let me speak, I would spoil the party. Tzvi Fishman, 03/03/2018 21:49
'American Jews are undergoing silent Holocaust'

'American Jews are undergoing silent Holocaust'

MK Yisrael Eichler says that Shabbat desecration is 'causing American Jews to disappear'.Tzvi Lev, 28/12/2017 17:48
Olami Summit is caught in an avalanche

Olami Summit is caught in an avalanche

If the orientation of Jewish Education in the Diaspora isn’t dramatically altered, the applause extended to all of these well-meaning programs will soon fall on an empty hall. Tzvi Fishman, 27/12/2017 05:30
US Jewish leaders are fighting the wrong battle

US Jewish leaders are fighting the wrong battle

American Jews may know that somehow they are the people of the book but they don't know what book is being referred to. There is little hope for their eventual survival as a vital part of the Jewish people.Rabbi Berel Wein, 28/11/2017 14:42
The Muslim father who helped with his son's Bar Mitzvah

The Muslim father who helped with his son's Bar Mitzvah

Delegation of Chabad donors see how even the most isolated Jewish communities are brought back to Jewish observance.Haim Lev, 06/11/2017 14:48
Conservative Movement upholds intermarriage ban

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, 19/10/2017 11:22
Zuckerberg moves his readers

Zuckerberg moves his readers

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg posts picture of his daughter drinking from heirloom kiddush cup.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/09/2017 00:34
The disappearing Jews

The disappearing Jews

The US intermarriage rate in 1950 was 6%. By 1974 it had risen to 25%. And today? Simply out of control. Do something. Shmuel Sackett, 07/09/2017 06:22
In intermarriage stats, American Muslims beat Jews hands down

In intermarriage stats, American Muslims beat Jews hands down

New study shoes US Muslims intermarry less, are more religious than American Jews.JTA, 26/07/2017 11:50
'We stem the tide of intermarriage'

'We stem the tide of intermarriage'

Be'er Hagolah in New York gives children of immigrant Jews affordable Jewish education.Eliran Aharon, 06/07/2017 22:24
Poll: Majority of Arabs oppose Jewish-Arab intermarriage

Poll: Majority of Arabs oppose Jewish-Arab intermarriage

76% percent of Arabs oppose intermarriage between a Jewish man and Arab woman, 61% oppose intermarriage between a Jewish woman and Arab man.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 29/06/2017 13:04
New study shows Jewish spouses matter

New study shows Jewish spouses matter

Children of intermarriage less likely to identify as Jews, engage in Jewish activities; only 15% of non-Orthodox US Jews have Jewish spouse.JTA, 21/06/2017 07:11
Is there a future for non-Orthodox American Jewry?

Is there a future for non-Orthodox American Jewry?

New study shows American Jews marrying later or not at all, having fewer children, and intermarrying at a high rate.David Rosenberg, 09/06/2017 14:59
Woman rescued from Arab husband: The suffering was indescribable

Woman rescued from Arab husband: The suffering was indescribable

29-year old Israel woman converted to Islam after meeting her husband. But life in his village soon became a nightmare.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/04/2017 08:10
Conservative synagogues vote to allow non-Jews as members

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, 06/03/2017 07:24
'When you're dating an Arab man, you're not really yourself'

'When you're dating an Arab man, you're not really yourself'

Women share their experiences after being rescued from Arab villages.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/02/2017 12:56
Poll: 93% of Israeli Jews oppose intermarriage with Muslims

Poll: 93% of Israeli Jews oppose intermarriage with Muslims

Poll finds overwhelming majority of Israeli Jews want their children to marry other Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/02/2017 21:06
Conservative Movement to allow membership to non-Jews?

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, 29/01/2017 16:33
Rabbi booted from Conservative body for holding intermarriages

Rabbi booted from Conservative body for holding intermarriages

Conservative Rabbi Seymour Rosenbloom has been expelled for performing interfaith weddings.JTA, 20/12/2016 15:11
Poll: Israelis worry about intermarriage

Poll: Israelis worry about intermarriage

New poll shows 70% of Israelis concerned about Diaspora Jews' intermarriage rates.Yoni Kempinski, 18/12/2016 11:23
Judaism 'fan club' gaining new members

Judaism 'fan club' gaining new members

Interfaith Conference: Reform, Conservative congregations increasingly welcome intermarried into the Jewish community.Hillel Fendel, 10/11/2016 18:49
'Rabbis performing marriages with non-Jews'

'Rabbis performing marriages with non-Jews'

Report reveals Orthodox rabbis performing fictitious marriages in Israel between Jews and non-Jews.David Rosenberg, 15/09/2016 22:24
New Jersey woman marries Jew, loses inheritance

New Jersey woman marries Jew, loses inheritance

A woman who alleged her father disinherited her for marrying a Jewish man lost her appeal in a New Jersey court.JTA, 17/08/2016 14:36
More than one in four UK Jews now intermarried

More than one in four UK Jews now intermarried

New report offers good and bad effects, but notes strong drop in Jewish ties accompanies non-Jewish partners.Matt Wanderman, 07/07/2016 08:25
Arrested for contacting anti-assimilation group

Arrested for contacting anti-assimilation group

Female security guard arrested and released to house arrest on suspicion she contacted anti-assimilation group Lehava.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/03/2016 21:55
Israeli expats intermarry more than diaspora Jews

Israeli expats intermarry more than diaspora Jews

Generations of Israel report states that Israeli expats living abroad are less connected to Jewish culture and more likely to intermarry.Yoni Kempinski, 17/01/2016 10:46
93% of Reconstructionist rabbis remain in movement

93% of Reconstructionist rabbis remain in movement

This, despite a new Reconstructionist policy allowing inter-married rabbis.Hillel Fendel, 15/01/2016 01:46
Yad L'Achim to PM: Do Something About Assimilation

Yad L'Achim to PM: Do Something About Assimilation

The Yad L'achim organization called on Prime Minister Netanyahu to do something about the rise in assimilation.Moshe Cohen, 05/07/2015 20:54
Rescued from Arab Villages: 6 Weddings and a Brit

Rescued from Arab Villages: 6 Weddings and a Brit

Only recently rescued from abusive relationships while trapped in Arab villages, 7 Jewish women finally find true happiness.Hillel Fendel, 20/01/2015 16:03
Young US Jews are Sticking with the Democrats

Young US Jews are Sticking with the Democrats

What will it take for the Republicans to gain the trust and support of the Jewish voters? It seems that it requires more than the Republicans and Jewish community leaders are willing to do.Dr. Harold Goldmeier, 15/12/2014 10:21
Stalin and Lenin Tried and Failed, So Will the Arabs

Stalin and Lenin Tried and Failed, So Will the Arabs

Stalin and Lenin could not stamp out the Jewish People – neither will the Palestinians Ronn Torossian, 13/11/2014 00:07
How to Reduce Inter-Marriage in U.S. to 6%

How to Reduce Inter-Marriage in U.S. to 6%

Study finds 94% of unaffiliated Russian American Jews who took part in programming married co-religionists – and the program is growing.Hillel Fendel, 10/11/2014 13:47
'Antagonism is not the Way to Combat Assimilation'

'Antagonism is not the Way to Combat Assimilation'

Prominent religious-Zionist rabbi says that while intermarriage is a problem, protests outside mixed-marriage ceremony are wrong.Ido Ben-Porat and Ari Soffer, 18/08/2014 15:00
Rabbi Druckman: Intermarriage is a Catastrophe

Rabbi Druckman: Intermarriage is a Catastrophe

Leading religious-Zionist rabbi says despite pain, there must be no violence at the mixed Jewish-Arab wedding.Haim Lev, Gil Ronen, 17/08/2014 21:42
'We Learned Nothing From the Holocaust'

'We Learned Nothing From the Holocaust'

Rabbi Yisrael Lau, child survivor turned Israeli chief rabbi, says all Jews are 'survivors', laments Jewish youth going to live in Berlin.Ari Yashar, 28/04/2014 15:57
Minister Tells Rabbis 'Leave Europe Or Disappear'

Minister Tells Rabbis 'Leave Europe Or Disappear'

Ben-Dahan tells European rabbis at conference intermarriage in Israel under a thousandth, in Europe figure is 80%.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 28/03/2014 10:20
Ben-Dahan: Yair Netanyahu Scandal 'Inappropriate'

Ben-Dahan: Yair Netanyahu Scandal 'Inappropriate'

Deputy Religious Affairs Minister Eli Ben-Dahan slams the media for focusing on affair, declares Leikanger should convert.Tova Dvorin, 31/01/2014 14:02
Rabbi Yisrael Rosen Offended by Shas Ad

Rabbi Yisrael Rosen Offended by Shas Ad

Ad "not only sullies the reputations of conversion judges," but also attacks the chief rabbi, "who has final authority on conversions."Annie Lubin, 11/01/2013 00:16
Anti-Assimilation Group Appeals to Zuckerberg

Anti-Assimilation Group Appeals to Zuckerberg

Benzi Gopstein, head of the Lehava Organization, sends a letter to Mark Zuckerberg over his marriage to a non-Jew. Elad Benari, 25/05/2012 04:15
Expert Concerned Over Zuckerberg's Intermarriage

Expert Concerned Over Zuckerberg's Intermarriage

Dr. Aliza Lavie of Bar Ilan University says that Mark Zuckerberg's marrying his non-Jewish girlfriend should be worrisome to all Jews.Elad Benari, 21/05/2012 01:10
Missing Jewish Teen Located in Arab Village

Missing Jewish Teen Located in Arab Village

15-year-old Nofar Ben Hamou from Lod met an Arab man, decided to marry him, and ran away from home. She was located on Sunday.Elad Benari, 06/02/2012 00:03