And how much does its ideology matter?
To avoid that fate, rabbis and synagogues might begin by acknowledging where and how Judaism differs, and proceed from there.
Today’s liberal Judaism may or may not have struck the right balance between tradition and change; but that’s a conversation worth having.
Unless they feel personally welcome, non-traditional Jews won’t care to own anything at all of the tradition.
A denomination at the crossroads.
Tikkun Olam in America.
Innovative rituals versus the great American melting pot.
The normal distribution curve comes to Israel.
The ultra-Orthodox/Modern Orthodox schism.
But not Philologos.
Judaism beyond slogans.
Stopping the march of the Jewish cliché.