As a Reform Jew, I was quite naturally drawn to Jack Wertheimer's Commentary exploration of "What Does Reform Judaism Stand For?".
I was back in my old Massachusetts stomping grounds this weekend; this article in the Sunday Globe jobs/careers section, on a mohel's work, caught my eye.
Last week we comemmorated yet another sad anniversary: 40 years since Bobby Kennedy's assassination. It seems as though I've always known when he was killed, where he was killed, and the name of his killer. What I didn't realize, shockingly, is the role his pro-Israel sentiments may have played in his brutal death.