Susan Grossman acknowledges the movement’s failings, but sees more reason for hope than despair.
Elliot N. Dorff argues that numbers don’t dictate the strength of a movement, the power of its ideas do.
Noah Bickart of The Jewish Theological Seminary teaches Jews who are passionate about “an egalitarian, halakhic, yet non-fundamentalist Judaism,“ even though they may not call themselves Conservative Jews.
Seven leaders and a historian respond to Daniel Gordis’ “Requiem for a Movement.”
When I was nineteen, I saw an ad at the UCLA Career Center for a job teaching “Jewish history through drama,” at the Sunday school of a large nearby temple. It was only a couple of hours a week, but it paid maybe four times as much as my job at the Student Store. Needless to say, I hadn’t taught…
Is Renewal a path toward the future or a road away from Judaism?
Shaul Magid lays out a case for "bothering" with Jewish Renewal.
When Fox News' Lauren Green asked Reza Aslan why, as a Muslim, he would write a book about Jesus, he answered that it was his job as an historian of religions—which would have been a good answer, if it had been true.