Conservative Judaism


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Jews who keep some of the requirements of the Mosaic law but allow for adaptation of other requirements (as some of the dietary laws) to fit modern circumstances

beliefs and practices of Conservative Jews

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In many cases, the imitation had more to do with the type of congregation that had emerged in the suburbs than it did with Orthodoxy's reverence for Conservative Judaism.
This is similarly true with Conservative Judaism, with the exception that some communities recognize that women may also form the minyan.
Community," Conservative Judaism 48 (Winter, 1996): 64-68; Eugene Borowitz, "The Reform Judaism of Renewing the Covenant: An Open Letter to Elliot Dorff," Conservative Judaism 50 (Fall, 1997): 61-65; and Elliot Dorff, "Matters of Degree and Kind: An Open Response to Eugene Borowitz's Open Letter to Me," Conservative Judaism 50 (Fall, 1997): 66-71.
Conservative Judaism welcomes gay congregants but does not allow gay people to be ordained as clergy and doesn't officially recognize same-sex unions.
This annotated Bible has been produced by the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism and features stellar names like Chaim Potok, Nahum M.
Epstein, executive vice-president, United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism
He focuses upon the east Europeans, as he should, and on New York City, as he must, but he also casts a broad net covering Jews in all parts of the country, deals with the evolution of Reform and Conservative Judaism, notes the conflicts and other kinds of interactions between German and east European Jews, and spends time, as well, on the Jewish socialist movement, Zionism, and the vigor and variety of Jewish cultural life.
The United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism (USCJ), through Operation Tent of Abraham and Sarah, will demonstrate its support for Pastor Corey Brooks and the Walk Across America to End Violence by offering hospitality and a pulpit from which to preach as he makes his way across the country.
Richard Menkis's excellent articles on Reform and Conservative Judaism (with attention paid to Reconstructionist Judaism and the Jewish Renewal movement) as well as William Shaffir's piece on Hasidim should have been complemented by an equally strong article on Orthodoxy in Canada, but unfortunately that is not the case.
He sits on the Chancellor's Cabinet of JTS and on the Editorial Board of Conservative Judaism.
Other groups joining Americans United and the ADL include: the Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund; Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America; Interfaith Alliance Foundation; Central Conference of American Rabbis; Metropolitan Community Churches; More Light Presbyterians; National Council of Jewish Women; People For the American Way Foundation; Society for Humanistic Judaism and the Women's League for Conservative Judaism.
NYSE: SNE) have acknowledged labor abuses in the Chinese factories of their contractors, will a group such as the National Council of Churches or the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism announce that adherents think twice before purchasing an iPhone 5 or PlayStation for the holidays?
I was one of the first girls in Conservative Judaism permitted the "privilege" of the supposed equivalent of the male coming-of-age ritual.
Lieber, New York: The Rabbinical Assembly/United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, 2001, 1560 pp.
The findings, based on 300 interviews, report the rise of female leadership and participation in Reform, Reconstructionist and Conservative Judaism has prompted men to opt out of religious activities, in contrast to Orthodox Judaism, which still requires men for traditional worship and family life.
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