Where'd Reform Judaism's Mojo Go?

Reform Judaism is the largest movement in American Jewry.  The Union for Reform Judaism represents 900 congregations with 1.5 million members.  It recently chose a dynamic new president, Richard Jacobs.  True, Rabbi Jacobs’ election caused an uproar: he drew criticism from the right for his support of J Street and the New Israel Fund and charges from the left that the people he brought to URJ did not include enough women.  Still, the fact that a URJ leadership change could stir such controversy is a sign that people care about the movement’s future.

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