Leaders & Thinkers

Elliot Dorff Rector 2011

How We Decide Jewish Law

In Conservative Judaism the Committee on Jewish Law and Standards is the body that decides if, when, and how Jewish law should change.

by Rabbi Elliot N. Dorff | 1 Comment
Rabbi Gordon Tucker's Remarks

The Israel That Is Still To Be

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The Personal Touch

The winner of a new Jewish leadership award is bringing younger Jews into her aging congregation.

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Funding the Conservative Movement

How one congregation makes a difference

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Securing Our Future – Choosing Life

The High Holidays remind us we are just temporary guests. Our lives are finite. God’s creation is meant to be enduring.

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Something to Believe In

For Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson, Judaism carries an ancient wisdom while at the same time is constantly renewing itself. The God Artson describes is a God of connection and hope.

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Rice and Beans and Corn, Oh My!

On Passover, these foods remain out of bounds for Ashkenazim, but a rabbinic panel is examining the ban.

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A Theologian for the Modern Age

A former student introduces the most recent work by Rabbi Neil Gillman.

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The Urban Rabbi

For a Baltimore rabbi, social justice means forging real bonds between his synagogue and the predominantly African-American community around it.

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Q and A with Rabbi Gordon Tucker

Rabbi Gordon Tucker on interfaith families, the idea of post-denominational Judaism and more

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