A year after a study found the Reform movement was doing a good job of reaching out to interfaith families, the movement (North America's largest Jewish stream) is dramatically cutting its more than 20-year-old outreach program.
The cuts come as the movement's Union of American Hebrew Congregations, blaming the recession, is slashing its total operating budget of about $20 million by 10 percent, or $2 million.
Clinton and Lewinsky. The general manager of the New York Mets. Teens shaving their heads and piercing their tongues. High schoolers killing their classmates with guns.
Popular culture in America is not providing a pretty picture to those interested in teaching their kids ethics and morals.
But how should they be taught? Whose ethics?
And what are morals, anyway?
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