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American Jewish Identity

What Being Jewish Means to Me

David Harris | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
David Harris

As recent surveys reveal a disturbingly large number of American Jews -- millions, in fact -- who feel disconnected from their Jewish identity, allow me to share what being Jewish means to me.

Feelings And Facts: The Complicated American Jewish Voter

Rabbi Aaron Alexander | Posted 12.20.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Aaron Alexander

It is critical to understand an essential underlying reason why voting is so very complex for most American Jews: Israel.

Can The Jewish Community Encourage In-Marriage And Welcome Interfaith Families?

Edmund C. Case | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Edmund C. Case

There needs to be a fundamental change in Jewish attitudes towards intermarriage. We need to embrace the potential for positive Jewish outcomes, and stop talking about intermarriage as bad.