American Jewish Community

Post-Denominational Politics

05/19/2016 - 10:36
Jewish Week Online Columnist

Those who labor in the vineyards of the American Jewish community will readily attest to what sociologists have long known from their research: namely, that denominational affiliation among American Jews, particularly the non-Orthodox denominations, is waning.

Sanders supporters at a rally. Getty Images

Bernie’s Judaism Becomes A Litmus Test, Regardless Of Who You Support

02/29/2016 - 13:02
Special To The Jewish Week

Once the New York Times is on it, it’s officially a trend: self-appointed representatives of the Jewish community wringing their hands about what kind of a Jew the Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders is.

Bernie Sanders. Wikimedia Commons

Continuity: Why Should We Care?

Pew revealed a community in crisis -- let's not waste it.

01/21/2014 - 19:00
Editor and Publisher

There is an important debate taking place now about how to respond to the dramatic increase in intermarriage in the American Jewish community. Should it be seen as a fact of life to be accepted, even embraced, or a disturbing trend to be countered?

Gary Rosenblatt

American Jewry's 'Leadership Cliff'

We must ask not just 'Who will lead us,' but 'Where are we going?'
07/02/2013 - 20:00
Editor and Publisher

Is the American Jewish community about to go over “the leadership cliff?"

Is the American Jewish community about to go over “the leadership cliff”?   That phrase, which appears in a sober new study by t
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