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(RNS) Among the winners in the new Pew Research Center poll on American Jews, the Orthodox movement and Israel. Losers include the Conservative movement.


  1. As a child and teenager I attended a Conservative synagogue, and it seemed to be a comfortable middle ground between Reform and Orthodoxy. Now that I am a politically liberal adult, I am uncomfortable being connected to _anything_ that has a Conservative label.

    I wonder if others feel this way. Maybe Conservative Judaism needs a new name.