Patrilineal descent

Patrilineal descent

 Here’s a way to be more welcoming.–Ellen Op-Ed: Why Conservative Judaism should accept patrilineal Jews By Charles Simon   November 25, 2015 4:05pm  JTA NEW YORK (JTA) – There’s a lot to celebrate in the Conservative movement, despite the news about our...
Allow Conservative rabbis to officiate at interfaith weddings

Allow Conservative rabbis to officiate at interfaith weddings

 I came across this article in JTA by Seymour Rosenbloom. Thought it was a very interesting article. ELKINS PARK, Pa. (JTA) — The Conservative movement’s leadership must drop its ban on Conservative rabbis officiating at interfaith weddings — before it’s too late. The...
Local Jewish nonprofit seeks gentile conversions

Local Jewish nonprofit seeks gentile conversions

An interview about NCEJ  by Suzanne Pollack of Washington Jewish Week December 2015.   A Silver Spring nonprofit organization is funding outreach programs to non-Jews in an effort to bring them into the fold. “Our primary purpose is to support programs that...