Conservative/Masorti Judaism

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-A report on Conservative Judaism’s annual Rabbinical Assembly convention, which had the theme “Religion in the Public Square.â€? (Washington Jewish Week)

-A look at Erica Lippitz, one of the Conservative Movement’s first two cantors. (NJ Jewish News)

-Masorti leaders talk about the difficulties of luring Israelis to non-Orthodox Judaism, and the lack of a level playing field for competing with the Orthodox establishment. (NJ Jewish News)

-A Conservative shul runs a “G2G serviceâ€? so different that the that the shul’s press release had to reassure that “it is NOT a Reform service …” (Washington Jewish Week)

-An interview with Chaya Baker, Israel’s only female Masorti pulpit rabbi, who didn’t originally set out to be a rabbi: “I went to rabbinical school because I wanted to learn Judaism on a high level.� (NJ Jewish News)

Posted on February 25, 2008

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