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Franz Rosenzweig (1886-1925)

If you were able to transport yourself back to an average Jewish home in interwar Germany, and if you were to look at the bookshelves of this Jewish home, the chances are that you’d find, next to the chumash, siddur, and machzor, a copy...

Posted on 24 May 2019, By Michael Mocatta

As a rabbinical student living in New York City, I was often struck by the fact that non-Jewish politicians understood that the principle of kashrut applied both to the fitness of food and to the fitness of legislation. Listening to the n...

Posted on 24 May 2019, By Rabbi Daniella Kolodny
A new ritual for adoption?

The main forum in which halachic decisions are made in the World Conservative (Masorti) Movement is the Committee of Jewish Law and Standards (CJLS) of the Rabbinical Assembly. When new issues arise in contemporary life, Rabbis turn to th...

Posted on 17 May 2019, By Rabbi Chaim Weiner