Whether Jews decide to live in Israel or not," said Netanyahu, "I will always ensure that all Jews can feel at home in Israel -- Reform Jews, Conservative Jews
, and Orthodox Jews -- all Jews.
Nonetheless, a Jewish Christmas--related to Chinese cuisine--is clearly different from the Christmas celebrated by Christians, and also distinct from the deliberate non-celebration of those Orthodox or Conservative Jews
who do not recognize Christmas at all.
Even some conservative Jews
and Christians buy her clothing.
A large number of conservative Jews
broke en masse into the Al Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem Monday morning, which is protected by Israeli security forces, the Palestinian daily AL QUDS reported Monday.
It is generally held on the first night of Passover by Reform Jews and Jews in Israel and on both the first and second nights by Orthodox and Conservative Jews
outside of Israel.
Furthermore, if more Conservative Jews
did not have the easy option of eating anywhere, they would form a significant consumer base that would spur the opening of many more kosher restaurants.
It is unclear whether Kaplan is addressing Reform Jews from committed Reform families, unaffiliated Jews, non-Jews, Conservative Jews
, or Jews, like himself, from a traditional background.
He added that many conservative Jews
prefer to come Sunday out of respect for the Sabbath (Saturday), a day during which they want to avoid travelling, stressing that "this pilgrimage bode well though the number of visitors is still below the one recorded before the Revolution.
The real fissure in America today has on one side the moderate-to-liberal Catholics, Protestants, Jews, humanists, and others who support church-state separation, civil liberties, abortion rights, and public education; and on the other, the ultraconservative or fundamentalist Catholics, fundamentalist Protestants, and a few very conservative Jews
who draw together to undermine the democratic ideal of a secular, pluralistic society.
They thought their distinct historical identity would contribute to a viable urban Jewish life, one in which Conservative Jews
who value the tough cosmopolitanism and diversity of the city could find a religious community.
It continues today in the conflict between American Reform and Conservative Jews
, on the one hand, and the Israeli government, which they see as kowtowing to the Orthodox in Israel, on the other.
Many religions that have always understood themselves as countercultural, such as the Mormons and the conservative Jews
, have relied on strong family support systems, and we have to start looking to them for help in laying our foundation.