Thanks and going on… Response to MoC’s First Shabbaton

What is our common language? Do we have one? By Leandro Galanternik As Masorti/Conservative Jews, I don’t feel we have a common language. We are lacking a basis that guides us in our personal lives and, more importantly, in our communal life together. I see two problems regarding this lack of common language. The first Read more about Thanks and going on… Response to MoC’s First Shabbaton[…]

Making a Commitment to More

By Avital Morris Avital is an editor for Diyunblog and a first year at The University of Chicago Erev Shabbat, 23 Sh’vat, 5774 Friday, January 24, 2014 CHICAGO — Reading the comments on the many articles published in the past few days about SAR’s exciting decision to allow two girls to lay tefillin at school (full Read more about Making a Commitment to More[…]

Aha! The Conservative/Masorti Movement Reemerges on College Campuses!

In late 1879, a group of young committed Jews from New York and Philadelphia came together to pursue the revival of what they called the, “Ancient faith.” This attempt at revival was to be accomplished through a heightened focus on peoplehood, a greater emphasis on spirituality and religiosity, and the further establishment of Jewish education Read more about Aha! The Conservative/Masorti Movement Reemerges on College Campuses![…]