Rabbi David Saperstein, a former law professor and director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, fills a position vacant since October 2013.
figure. According to the White House: He is director and counsel of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, where he has served since 1974. He
Rabbi Rich Jacobs, head of the Union for Reform Judaism, told the General Assembly before the vote that the divestment vote would be a sign that the denomination has sided with the
Egypt.". One example of lingering shortcomings in the draft, Article 64, limits the right of religious practice to Islam, Christianity, and Judaism alone. And
Jewish leaders. But, as former Bush liaison Tevi Troy told CNN in one of the most thorough reports, "Judaism has other and bigger problems.". Pew Research
Humor and Jesus: What Massive Survey of US Jews Reveals About US Christians. Questions on Jesus and Jewish affinity produce surprising results, Pew Research finds.
Future DC Bible Museum Gets a Major Historic Find. Green Collection reveals first of four big discoveries. Jeremy Weber and Ted Olsen. [ posted 9/26
CT regularly reports on Messianic Judaism, including a review of a 2011 documentary on Jews for Jesus in Israel and how Messianic leaders are exploring new strategies for reaching
Yeshua.". CT previously has reported on Messianic Judaism, and noted a court ruling in 2008 that gave Messianic Jews the right to become Israeli citizens.
of Genesis, which describes the creation of the world; and hundreds more 2,000-year-old texts, shedding light on the time when Jesus lived and preached, and on the history of Judaism
And one can hope that the more orthodox people in Catholicism, Protestantism, and Judaism will stiffen their spines and do battle in those denominations.".
shari'ah law. Freedom of religious practice, for example, is limited only to the monotheistic religions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. If an upcoming
to diffuse. Leaders of Reform and Conservative Judaism, the American Jewish Committee, and other Jewish groups sent a letter Wednesday (Oct. 17
Jews For Jesus Co-Founder Dies Following Subway Fall. Jhan Moskowitz, 64, helped found "the best known Jewish evangelism agency in the world.". Melissa Steffan.
Austria Affirms That Doctors Can Legally Circumcise Infants. Questions raised after anti-circumcision ruling by appeals court in neighboring Germany.
Judge Rules 10-Year-Old Jewish Girl Can Convert To Christianity Despite Mother's Objection. "Sometimes parents simply cannot agree on what is best
Religious Parents Do Not Have Right to Circumcise Sons, Says German Court. Court says its decision doesn't impair religious freedom because sons
He was 87. Telchin is best known for his book Betrayed, which relates his daughter's conversion from Judaism to Christianity and his own subsequent conversion.
The town then had representatives of Judaism, Wicca, and the Baha'i faith offer prayers, but the residents filed suit once the prayers reverted to Christian-only in 2009 and 2010.
Rabbi David Saperstein, who directs the Washington office of the Union for Reform Judaism and served on the advisory council, said the new guidance is "a great step forward," but he