Events Guide Television Theater Video: Seminary officials confirm that something inappropriate transpired between Roth and a student nine years ago, but they refuse to confirm or deny that it was of a sexual nature. A rabbinical student at the seminary criticized the chancellor for backing Roth. Newsletter Sign Up Continue reading the main story Please verify you're not a robot by clicking the box. Eisen, a Stanford University professor who is not a rabbi but is considered one of the country's leading scholars of modern Judaism, to be its next leader.
Recommended from JTA.
The committee recently decided to delay further consideration of the question until December. An error has occurred. Languages Add links.
He argued that the movement was a failure because nearly three-quarters of Conservative Jews said that they consider a Jew to be anyone raised Jewish, even if his or her mother was a gentile—the official Reform position, rejected by Conservative leaders as nonhalachic.