Non-Orthodox seminaries try to adapt to changing communal needs—and shrinking enrollment
Enrollment at Hebrew Union College Cincinnati has steadily declined. HUC-JIR Cincinnati may close their residential rabbinical program.
When I was ordained as a rabbi, I felt ignored and misunderstood as a gay man in the midst of the AIDS crisis. It took me 25 years to come home.
The city’s move marks the latest crack in Israel’s Orthodox monopoly
Although Rabbi Helga Newmark survived the horrors of the Holocaust, a childhood slight—from Anne Frank—stayed with her for the rest of her life
Nathan Hilu, an 89-year-old veteran who lives on New York’s Lower East Side, makes frenzied art from his potent memories of Jewish life and loss
Hebrew Union College prides itself on being open and pluralistic. But some Reform rabbinical students say the reality contradicts this vision.
Hebrew Union’s exhibit of quilts and other textiles highlights an unheralded art and its spiritual messages
The rabbi who co-officiated at the Clinton-Mezvinsky wedding on his journey to accepting intermarriage
The limits of a cross-denominational partnership aimed at helping Jewish educators
Does the movement have a future over there?
The recession has hit the rabbinate, too. How are the newly ordained—and laid-off veterans—handling the rabbi glut?
In his late artworks, Arbit Blatas took on the Holocaust