(RNS) Reform Jews already allow their rabbis to preside at weddings between Jews and non-Jews. Is the Conservative movement next?
Articles tagged “Rabbi Julie Schonfeld”
(RNS) Jewish New Year’s resolutions aren’t grounded in Jewish law. But some Jews like to make them anyway.
WASHINGTON (RNS) “We can never forget as we celebrate, as we remember … that it was that faith and the spirit of God itself that fueled, that infused the movement that led to great change and transformation,” said the Rev. Bernice King.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) After years of simmering tensions with Pope Benedict XVI, Jewish groups say they have a partner in Pope Francis following their first official meeting on Monday.
WASHINGTON (RNS) A White House advisory council of faith leaders is urging the creation of a global fund to address trafficking and a new labeling system to help identify goods that were not created with slave labor.
NEW YORK (RNS) The Hanukkah story of the oil in the Temple — a measure enough for one day that lasted for eight — speaks to the intentions and motivations that must underlie our efforts at conservation and our work to slow climate change. The theme of Hanukkah is the rededication of sacred space. By Rabbi Julie Schonfeld.