The Masorti Foundation for Conservative Judaism in Israel
My Thoughts on the Status of the Kotel Campaign

My Thoughts on the Status of the Kotel Campaign

Since Slichot, the Masorti Foundation has been hosting the Conservative/Masorti Movement’s campaign: Make Your Voice Heard, Equality at the Kotel. The campaign has been generating emails to the Prime Minister of Israel and other government officials, demanding that...
A Campaign for Religious Freedom in the Works

A Campaign for Religious Freedom in the Works

Thoughts on Religious Freedom and Egalitarian Prayer in Israel A few weeks ago, I was honored to be asked to give the D’var Torah at my synagogue, MJCBY. The Parsha was V’Etchanan (I Pleaded.) I found this Parsha particularly meaningful on many levels. But the one I...
My view on Natan Sharansky’s Op-Ed

My view on Natan Sharansky’s Op-Ed

I may quibble over some of the facts in this op-ed (for example, most studies put the liberal streams in Israel at closer to 10% and Orthodoxy at a much lower number than the one Mr. Sharansky uses), his main points are right on. To quote Sharansky: “Israel and...