Dear Chancellor: Letters of Welcome, Words of Advice

Rabbi Leon A. Morris, Conservative Judaism, May 2007 It is a matter of debate whether or not Jewish life in America is becoming “post-denominational.” While the leadership of the religious movements in American Judaism is nogeah b’davar and cannot be expected to confirm or embrace this trend, it has obvious ramifications for our movements and its … Read more

Beyond, or Mixing, Denominations

Rabbi Leon A. Morris Some time ago, Nike launched a new concept in sneakers called “Nike iD!” Catering to a generation no longer content with buying a specific model of athletic footwear shared by thousands, Nike iD enables customers to go to their Web site and to “make your mark with customizable gear,” the combination … Read more