Intermarriage and the American Jewish Community
Once taboo, "marrying out" is now commonplace and — outside Orthodoxy — widely accepted.
The Messianic Concept in Reform Judaism
The Reform Movement's changing conception of the Messiah.
Kaddish: Denominational Differences
The Jewish denominations choreograph the Mourner's Kaddish in different ways.
Alternative Ketubah Texts
Couples can often choose a ketubah text that reflects their values and goals.
Isaac Harby petitioned his synagogue for changes in the Shabbat service, introducing a spirit of reform in American Judaism.
Shabbat as Social Reform
Rabbis and Jews argued for a five-day work week in order to be able to observe Shabbat.
Jane Evans Argues for Ordination of Women Rabbis
Today in Jewish History: April 29, 1957
Types of Jews
The many ethnic and religious subgroups within the Jewish community.
Who Is a Jew: Patrilineal Descent
When Dad is Jewish and Mom is not, are the kids Jewish? Depends on who you ask.