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Patrilineal Descent

Actually, I Am Jewish, Even If You Don't Agree

Carla Naumburg | Posted 11.06.2012 | Religion
Carla Naumburg

It's as if I'm being outed as an imposter, nothing more than a goy trying to pass with a Jewish last name and a Star of David around her neck. Even so, I don't doubt my decision for a minute, and I would be honored to have those same three rabbis as my witnesses if I were to do it all over again.

Patrilineal 'Dissent': Solving The Jewish Status Problem

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 09.09.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Jason Miller

The leaders of the American Jewish community should begin collaborating on such a partnership agreement. Only if we are on the same page on the matter of Jewish status will we be able to seek harmony among the disparate denominations of liberal Judaism.

Is Gabby Giffords Jewish Enough?

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Jason Miller

The debate over "Who is a Jew" is back in the headlines following the shooting in Tucson, Arizona that critically injured Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.