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The major movements of American Judaism require congregations to follow their rules when hiring clergy. A Duke law professor, a leader at his synagogue, says the restrictions create an illegal monopoly.
Plus U.S. tries to open Syrian front, and more in the news
Envisioning a rabbi’s struggle to write an original Yom Kippur sermon
Help the homeless, save the planet, and note history of fish and chips
Students receive a new kind of training
A cuddly Jewish monster, another con man, and multi-denominational togetherness
The recession has hit the rabbinate, too. How are the newly ordained—and laid-off veterans—handling the rabbi glut?
On not losing a father, when gaining ‘the one’
Buy local, say Tel Aviv rabbis
Three essays by four Jewish religious leaders
A Bozeman, Montana, congregation found its rabbi: a former lawyer with a non-Jewish wife
European rabbis and imams pay a visit to Ellis Island
A celebrity rabbi takes on the American living room