- Schindler's Legacy by Al Vorspan
In his twenty-three years as president of the
Union of American Hebrew Congregations, Rabbi Alexander M.
Schindler has transformed the Reform movement and emerged as
perhaps the leading spokesman for American Jewry
- Hear God's Call:
A Communal Ethical Will by Alexander M. Schindler
By gathering our heartaches into a
house of worship, our individual heartbeats merge with the pulse
of all humankind.
- A False Prophet Armed by Arthur Hertzberg
It was not fundamentalism that murdered
Rabin, but a misguided messianism that has plagued Jewish
- Entering the Mikveh by Jane Solomon
A Refrom Jew discovers that "At the moment of immersion you are as
close as you can ever be to God."
- When Steven Met Peri by Beth M. Gilbert
It all began with a call to one of the
eight Reform-sponsored social networks throughout the U.S.
- The Klezmer Craze by Robert Eshman
Like the opening tease of a joyful freilich,
klezmer music has steadily gained momentum, spinning gloriously
out of control.
- Is Popular Culture Defining Synagogue Music? by David Mermelstein
As Reform synagogues across the nation
reshape their musical styles, debate continues over whether or
not the changes are positive.
- FOCUS ON...THE ATLANTA BIENNIAL
- A Time of Praise, and A Time of Promise by Todd Leopold
The 1995 biennial marked the end of one era
and the beginning of another.
- Choosing Exclusion? by Harris Gilbert, George Markley, Onnie Scheyer, Jeanne Waldman, Arnold S. Gluck, Susan Parsons, and Dru Greenwood
Defining and debating the controversial resolution
Reform schools not to enroll children who receive formal
instruction in another religion.
- Return to Judaism, Return to Ourselves by Eric Yoffie
My goal is to help build a movement of Reform
Jews for whom Torah is at the center of their lives.
- (Biennial Photographs from this issue
are available on the Web)
- Dear Reader / A. Schindler
- UAHC & You / N. Salkin
- Children's Fiction / S. Schnur
- Heart to Heart / D. Syme
- Books / S. Schnur
- Author Profile / T. Tugend
- Adult Education / N. Salkin
- Spotlight / B. Gilbert & G. Strom
- Moments & Milestones / B. Eisenpreis
- Opinion / W. Korey
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