examines the common thread of Jewish knowledge,
belief and practice that can be agreed upon and used to unify divisions
in modern Jewish theology.
confronts the question of Jewish identity.
Divisiveness among Orthodox , Conservative and Reform groups is more of
a threat to Jewish survival than external anti-Semitism. Jewish identity
and assimilation. Disagreement among Jews about who is and who is not
a Jew. Jewish anti-Semitism
restores reform to Reform Judaism. Creates an
ongoing commitment to keep Judaism alive through study and reinterpretation.
recommits to Torah as the touchstone of Jewish
awareness. A renewal of the right of the individual to interpret Torah.
The responsibility to confront Torah, to accept and reject the teachings
through study and knowledge, not through inclination alone. The support
of amateur Torah scholarship and continuing
adult education on the language and history of the entire Written Law
and Oral Law.
explores what mitzvot mean to a Reform Jew.
Mitzvot as meditation. Observance redefined in a Reform context. Discovering
the central core of practice.
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