Newsletter Archives

RRFEI began publishing its newsletter in August 2015. New issues of the bulletin are emailed to our members on Thursdays. Past issues are available to the public by clicking on the relevant issue below. We try to post new issues on the day they are emailed to members.

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Rabbis issue statement: ABOLISH!
Dec. 6, 2018:
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Pittsburgh & What is the Jew?
Nov. 1, 2018:
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More Jewish w/o Rabbinate
Sept. 28, 2018:
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High Holy Day resources
Aug. 23, 2018:
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Protesting the treatment of Rabbi Haiyun
Jul. 29, 2018:
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Opposing destruction of Israel-Diaspora ties
Jun. 14, 2018:
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How does Israel view itself?
May 17, 2018:
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Israel at 70 years
Apr. 19, 2018:
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Israel’s culture wars
Mar. 22, 2018:
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The Peace Index
Feb. 22, 2018:
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Gender segregated ed. for Haredim?
Jan. 25, 2018:
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The Shabbat bill controversy
Jan. 11, 2018:
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The כלי קודש of the Jews
Dec. 7, 2017:
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We have a New Name: RUACH
Nov. 23, 2017:
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Why do you pursue this work?
Nov. 9, 2017:
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Religionization in Israeli secular schools
Oct. 26, 2017:
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Share High Holy Day Sermons
Oct. 10, 2017:
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Am I failing Israel?
Sept.. 28, 2017:
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A sweet New year
Sept. 14, 2017:
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R. Riskin interview in Hebrew
Aug. 31, 2017:
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R. Waxman & R. Hurwitz on Agunot
Aug. 20, 2017:
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Our children: Inauthentic Jews
June 22, 2017:
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The State Conversion in Israel bill
June 8, 2017:
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SPECIAL EDITION: 4 Views on Agunot
May 25, 2017:
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The Diaspora Community’s Responsibility
May. 11, 2017:
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Achieving Israel’s spiritual existence
April 27, 2017:
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The vision of the Founders
April 13, 2017:
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The principle of open marriage
March. 30, 2017:
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Visions of Judaism growing apart
Mar. 16, 2017:
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The right to personal religious practice
Mar. 2, 2017:
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What does democracy look like?
Feb. 16, 2017:
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How important is Israel?
Feb. 2, 2017:
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The Kotel is for all Jews
Jan. 19, 2017:
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Ferment below the surface
Jan. 5, 2017:
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Religious exclusivity endangers peace
Dec. 22, 2016:
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Indigenous Jewish expression in Israel
Dec. 8, 2016:
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Israeli Reform synagogue vandalized
Nov. 24, 2016:
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Chief Justice v. Justice Minister
Nov. 10, 2016:
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Common-Law Marriage explained
Oct. 27, 2016:
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2016 Israel Religion & State Index
Oct. 15, 2016:
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In memory of Shimon Peres
Oct. 1, 2016:
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Articles for High Holy Days
Sept. 19, 2016:
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Rabbanut drives Jews away
Sept. 12, 2016:
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Torah study v. Employment?
Sept. 5, 2016:
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Israel to export Judaism
August 29, 2016:
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3/4 Israelis prefer egal weddings
August 22, 2016:
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PETITION Mr. Natan Sharansky
August 15, 2016:
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Israel & Diaspora must be partners
August 9, 2016:
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Movements write Police Inspector General
June 27, 2016:
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Cracks in Rabbinate’s hegemony
June 20, 2016:
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Post-denominational Orthodoxy
June 14, 2016:
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Inside the Haredi education system
June 6, 2016:
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Analysis of Ari Shavit’s Zionism
May 30, 2016:
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Debates on Judaism & Modernity
May 23, 2016:
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“Non-halakhically Jewish Jews”
May 16, 2016:
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New: JPPI Pluralism Index Survey
May 9, 2016:
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Israel vis-à-vis conversion
May 2, 2016:
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Israeli Jews’ advocacy priorities
April 18, 2016:
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Diaspora must fight for religious freedom in Israel
April 11, 2016:
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Standing up to Hate 
April 4, 2016:
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Hate speech against liberal Jews
March 28, 2016:
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21st C. Orthodox conversion
March 21, 2016:
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Family Law, religion, women
March 14, 2016:
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Burning resistance to Kotel agreement
March 7, 2016:
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Courts vs. Halakha?
February 29, 2016:
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The “Disputatious” Kotel
February 22, 2016:
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Poll: Israelis want love legalized
February 15, 2016:
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Arguments over the Kotel
February 08, 2016:
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The Kotel compromise agreement
February 01, 2016:
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Our fear of the “Other”
January 25, 2016:
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Halakhic rulings on conversion
January 18, 2016:
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Strategy for advocates
January 11, 2016:
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Halakha of killing Arabs
January 04, 2016:
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Orthodox Jews oppose Rabbinate
December 28, 2015:
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Chief Rabbi Lau’s hypocrisy
December 21, 2015:
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What is J-REC (AJC)?
December 14, 2015:
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Kashrut regulations for hotels
October 2015:
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2015 Religion & State Index
September 2015:
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Launching RRFEI
August 2015:
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