Reason to Believe: The Controversial Life of Rabbi Louis Jacobs

November 19, 2020 by  
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It seems strange that I received this book on the day I heard about the death of Jonathan Sacks, the Emeritus Chief Rabbi of the United Synagogue of the United Kingdom…writes Rabbi Jeffrey Cohen. Read more

Groups petition Israeli High Court for expanded Western Wall egalitarian prayer section

January 16, 2018 by  
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The Masorti (Conservative) Movement in Israel, the Israel Movement for Reform and Progressive Judaism, and the Women of the Wall prayer rights group brought a petition to Israel’s High Court of Justice in an effort to force the expansion of the existing egalitarian prayer section at the Western Wall. Read more

The death penalty: Masorti has its say

May 8, 2015 by  
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Three Masorti rabbis have issued a joint statement on how the recent executions in Indonesia impact on Judaism stating that no society has the right “to terminate a life before its time”. Read more

Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse: The Masorti viewpoint

February 27, 2015 by  
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The rabbis of the Masorti Beit Din have observed, with sadness and disappointment, the proceedings over the past month of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. Read more

ZFA Calls on Israel to recognise all forms of Judaism

October 11, 2013 by  
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The Zionist Federation of Australia has called on the Israeli government to accept all forms of the practice of Judaism on a level footing. Read more