(RNS) The Rabbinical Council of America officially prohibited the ordination of women in what it described as a direct vote of its membership.
Articles tagged “Orthodox Judaism”
BRONX, N.Y. (RNS) “There was a time when it was fun. I enjoyed mixing it up,” said Rabbi Avi Weiss. “But it got to a point where it was not fun at all.”
(RNS) A broad coalition of American Jews is mobilizing to lobby against the Orthodox religious establishment in Israel.
SWAMPSCOTT, Mass. (RNS) When word spread that Boston native Moshe Twersky was among those murdered in a Jerusalem synagogue attack, local Jews grieved not only a native son but also a loss to a great rabbinic tradition.
(RNS) Officials at a Maryland university are voicing concern at news that Washington’s so-called Peeping Tom rabbi invited college students to try out his synagogue’s ritual bath.
JERUSALEM (RNS) Israel’s High Court of Justice ruled Tuesday (Feb. 4) that the government must suspend stipends to 18- to 20-year-old yeshiva students whose military conscription has been postponed.
On YouTube channel SoulPancake, host Zach Anner visits Mendy Pellin, a Hasidic Jew and president of Jewbellish, and asks several enlightening questions like: How has being a father changed your relationship to your faith? Do all yarmulkes have yellow zippers? Why are people paying over 100 bucks for a lemon?
(RNS) Among the winners in the new Pew Research Center poll on American Jews, the Orthodox movement and Israel. Losers include the Conservative movement.
(RNS) In her simple, white linen dress, Stacey Robinson says she can heighten her experience of atonement and renewal. “I can stand now, ready, clean … to reach out to God as God reaches out to me.”