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Was The Kotel Liberated?

Yizhar Hess | Posted 12.25.2012 | Religion
Yizhar Hess

The Western Wall was liberated, yet free religious access has been obliterated. The Wall has been captured lock, stock and barrel, hijacked by a group of extremists who represent a minority among the Jewish people, a minority in Israel as well as around the world.

Israel Finally Recognizes Non-Orthodox Jews

Posted 05.29.2012 | Religion

For non-Orthodox Jews in Israel, a seven-year battle for recognition is over. But the larger struggle for acceptance continues. On Tuesday (May 29...

Rabbinical School Breaks Jewish Law On Unions And Strikes

Rabbi Jill Jacobs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Jill Jacobs

By fighting the formation of the union, and by trying to deny employees the power of striking in the future, the Schechter Institute is acting in opposition both to major halakhic authorities and to an official position of the Conservative Movement.