REFORM JUDAISM


CONTENTS
Summer 1997
FEATURES

Is There a Jewish Agenda for America?
A symposium featuring Julius Lester, Arthur Hertzberg, Irving Kristol, Leonard Fein, Urie Bronfenbrenner, Diana Aviv * Poverty, racism, family dissolution, violence, immigration, church-state separation--with so many pressing social issues, which should the Jewish community take on first?

The Good Rabbi--A Murder Mystery (interactive!) by Bob Sloan

The New Philanthropists by Beth M. Gilbert
They give to strengthen Jewish institutions...and to nurture their children's Jewish identity.

Dallas: Let's Do It by Hal Karp
The ideals of frontier America still animate "Big D."

FOCUS ON: DEATH & BEREAVEMENT

Jewish Wisdom for the End of Life by Jack Riemer
Five of our tradition's central insights about how to live and die as a Jew.

Reclaiming the Mourner's Path by Anne Brener
My rough road to healing was eased by following an ancient map

Houseguests by Audrey Glassman
I look at each arrival with some hopeful expression--can this guest show me how to save what I still have of my mother?

No Visitation by Beth M. Gilbert
Temple bereavement support groups are helping mourners express their pain and cope with loss.

DEPARTMENTS

Dear Reader /E. Yoffie
Letters
UAHC & You /A. Hersh
Books /S. Schnur
Responsa /M. Washofsky
Spotlight /B. Gilbert
Milestones /A. Hersh
Marketplace
Opinion


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