Published in 2013 on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Women of Reform Judaism
(WRJ), this edited collection of fourteen new scholarly essays on the goals, projects, and contributions of WRJ is an informative and engaging work.
Weiss, New York: [Union for Reform Judaism
] URJ/Women of Reform Judaism
, 2008, 1350 pp.
JERUSALEM: A senior Israeli Orthodox rabbi accused adherents of less strict Reform Judaism
of "sticking claws" into his followers, in an unusually harsh letter published Friday.
To take two examples, if we look at the origins of Protestant Christianity or early Reform Judaism
, those who break away claim to be going to the "original," "correct" view of their respective religions.
Fruhauf's account of the synagogue organ's development and controversy reveals a compelling new dimension to the history of changing Jewish identities and practices during the development of Reform Judaism
from the Haskalah to Kristallacht.
Three activists arrested during the protest were Jerry Fowler, president of Save Darfur Now; John Prendergast, a co-founder of the Enough Project; and Rabbi David Saperstein, director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism
The brainchild of a British Jewish organization, the Movement for Reform Judaism
, Faithbook was designed to bring people from different beliefs together on the web, leveraging such web 2.
Subjects presented here include microbiology's Ferdinand Cohn and concepts of the discreteness of nature, German-Jewish chemists and Raphael Meldola in the search for aniline dyes, Felix Hansdorff's career in cultural and mathematical modernism, Leon Michaelis and Emil Abderhalden and the workings habits of Jewish and non-Jewish chemists in Germany, Zionist men of science between nature and nurture, Einstein and reform Judaism
as it relates to the Fries school, value-based genetic studies of ethnic communities in Israel, German and Israeli attitudes about reproductive genetics, pragmatic and dogmatic physics in 1938, and Jewish emigrants and German Scientists after World War II.
Rabbi Sherwin Wine, an ordained Reform Judaism
rabbi, founded the Humanistic Judaism movement in 1963 at Birmingham Temple in a suburb of Detroit.
In any forthcoming revision it would be helpful to include significant American involvement with the dialogue: Isaac Mayer Wise, the founder of Reform Judaism
in the U.
Rabbi Eric Yoffie, leader of the Union for Reform Judaism
Forman Union For Reform Judaism
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