Editor's Introduction to the Conservative Movement

By Susan Berrin

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), February 2006

As Sh'ma's editor reflects on the changes over the last decades that have challenged the Orthodox, Reform and Reconstructionist movements, she asserts that the Conservative movement has an opportunity to rethink its ideological underpinnings, address a shifting demography and strengthen its presence. As the Conservative movement's Jewish Theological Seminary of America searches for a new chancellor, the editor introduces "letters" to the incoming chancellor about the movement's future and their visions for it.

Topic: Organizational Development, Masorti Judaism, Conservative Judaism, Leadership, Religious Denominations

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: 36/628

Page Number(s): 1

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Berrin, Susan. Editor's Introduction to the Conservative Movement. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). February 2006: 1. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=6263


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