Only in New York. A noted federal judge reinvents the zeved habat/ simchat bat, courtesy of today’s Wall Street Journal: … Bennett Epstein [a Manhattan
Sorry for the delay, but this is what happens when you only get around to reading last Sunday’s New York Times Magazine on Friday morning.
Rabbi Shai Held has written a beautiful article on chiddush, Jewish authenticity, and gender egalitarianism in response to last week’s Hershel Shachter brouhaha. Here’s an
This is a painful opinion piece from this week’s New York Jewish Week. Devorah Zlochower and Rabbi Dov Linzer are luminaries in the progressive/open Orthodox
Jews United for Justice is proud to partner with the Progressive Jewish Alliance to bring an exciting new social justice training program to DC! The
Also, is “halakhic progressive” the new designation for minyanim like Shira Hadasha? Is “partnership minyan” out? JOFA (the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance) invites submissions for
I just got a huge announcement in a tiny email: We are pleased to announce the opening of Yeshivat Mahara”t, an Orthodox Yeshiva of Higher
TPM‘s Josh Marshall writes: It used to be that when you saw two men and one woman under a chuppah, everyone’s assigned role was clear.
From the JTA: President Obama will host a Passover seder Thursday evening in the White House. The president’s schedule for the rest of the week,
As we reported last week, a group of 25 large Conservative synagogues calling themselves HaYom: The Coalition for the Transformation of Conservative Judaism has formed