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What Reform Judaism can learn about Choice from Disney World

In 2002, at the age of 18, I visited Walt Disney World for the first time. My sister was 15, and waiting until this point in our lives to make the trek to Orlando was a supremely wise decision on my parents’ part, as it removed a lot of the stress that accompanies visiting the home of the world’s most famous mouse. 2,122 more words

Judaism - Reform

Netanyahu Tactics Anger Many U.S. Jews, Deepening a Divide

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/21/us/netanyahu-tactics-anger-many-us-jews-deepening-a-divide.html?emc=edit_th_20150321&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=47262106&_r=0

Long before the latest election in Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu was a polarizing figure among American Jews. But even many of his supporters said this week that they were appalled at his last-minute bid to mobilize Jewish voters by warning that Arabs were going to the polls in droves, and his renunciation of a two-state solution to the… 1,386 more words

Daily News

Denise Eger - 1st openly lesbian leader of Reform Judaism in US

YAHOO NEWS: As a rabbinic student in 1980s New York, Denise Eger lived away from other seminarians. She quietly started a group for fellow gay and lesbian students, but held the meetings in another borough. 133 more words

Religion

Tradition? Tradition! A response to Rabbi Larry Milder's "I'm Very Reform"

A few questions I think about often:

  • What is “traditional” Judaism?
  • Does any single group or philosophy own the rights to this label?
  • Is it a monolithic concept – i.e.
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Judaism - Reform

ARJE Installation remarks

In the future I will look back on February 4, 2015 as one of the highlight days of my life.  Yesterday, in the presence of family, friends and colleagues I was installed as the president of my professional association.   2,187 more words

Cast Your Vote for Progressive Judaism

By Scott Birnbaum

As Chair of Temple Shalom’s Israel Committee, I invite you to join me in voting for ARZA, the voice of the Reform Movement in Israel, in the critically important World Zionist Organization Election, that has just begun. 298 more words

Register to Vote in the World Zionist Congress Elections and Vote ARZA Slate

One of the most important steps that Diaspora Jews can take to support Israel’s democracy, pluralism and bond with world Jewry and the state of Israel is to vote in this year’s World Zionist Congress election that is now open for registration and voting through April 15, 2015. 538 more words

Israel/Zionism

rabbiadar reblogged this on Coffee Shop Rabbi and commented:

Rabbi John Rosove has said this all so well that I'm just going to repost. Please read! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uULkw5TghAg