Wednesday, September 14, 2011

[Shefa] JTSblog: The Value of Denominations in Judaism


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Dear JTS Family,

Why does Judaism have denominations, and what do these branches add to the Jewish story?

This week, in "The Value of Denominations in Judaism," I join the lively conversation that continues to take place on the JTS blog with a look at the way Judaism and our religious communities have evolved. The Conservative Judaism blog is a place where Jews can share their experiences and discuss their beliefs on a variety of topics. Read the essay and let me know what you think.

You can also review the responses to my essay by Julie Schonfeld and Adam Roffman.

Visit the "Conservative Judaism: A Community Conversation" blog—and follow me on Twitter @Arnold Eisen ( as well.


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Arnold M. Eisen
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