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Israel Is Not the “Nation-State” of American Jews
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Fall 2018

Examining the Zionist Vision and the Reality of Contemporary Israel
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Winter 2018

Israel’s 51-Year Occupation and Growing Intolerance Is Widening Division with American Jews
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
August 2018

Birthright Program Comes Under Sharp Criticism as Five Participants Walk Out to Visit Occupied Palestinian Area
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
August 2018

Israeli Knesset Kills a Bill Callingfor “Equality for All Citizens”
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
August 2018

Israel at 70: A Growing Dilemma for American Jews
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Spring - Summer 2018

Former Knesset Speaker Rejects Zionism and Envisions a New Paradigm for Israel and Judaism
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Spring - Summer 2018

Israeli Journalist Calls AIPAC an “Enemy” Rather Than a Friend of Israel
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
April 2018

Young Jews Are Leaving Judaism Because Their Rabbis Will Not Criticize Israel
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
April 2018

Calling Jerusalem the Capital of the “Jewish People” Is an “Assault on My Religion,” Says Rabbi Yaakov Shapiro
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
April 2018

Vast Numbers of California Jews Are Disengaging from Israel, Survey Shows
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
April 2018

Examining Ten Myths about Israel
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Winter 2018

Redefining Anti-Semitism: An Effort to Silence Criticism of Israel
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Winter 2018

Rabbi Reuven Hammer Decries Growth of Religious Intolerance in Israel
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
December 2017

ACLU Files Lawsuit against Kansas Law Penalizing Support for Any Boycott of Israel
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
December 2017

History of “Israel Lobby” Controversy Has “Proven Us Right,” Says Stephen Walt
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
December 2017

Examining Zionism — From Seeking a Refuge for Jews to Controlling Millions of Palestinians
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Fall 2017

Israel’s 50-Year Occupation Is Challenging Judaism’s Moral Integrity
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Fall 2017

Israel’s Lack of Religious Freedom Is Causing a Rift with American Jews
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
August 2017

Founder of Birthright Israel, Michael Steinhardt,Thinks American Jews Should Stop Focusing on Religion
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
August 2017

Israel’s 50-Year Occupation: Harmful to Its Long- Term Interests and to Jewish Ethics
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
August 2017

The Balfour Declaration at 100: Remembering Its Prophetic Jewish Critics
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Spring - Summer 2017

Realization Is Growing That American Jews and Israel No Longer Share a Moral and Ethical Worldview
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Spring - Summer 2017

American Jewish Groups Express Concern about the Apparent Abandonment of a “Two State” Solution
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
April 2017

Israel’s Occupation Violates Traditional Jewish Values of Justice and Equality, Says Tony Klug at J Street Conference
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
April 2017

Lack of Egalitarian Prayer in Israel Is Described as “The Wall That’s Growing Between Us.”
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
April 2017

Former U.S. Officials Describe “Fraying of Shared Values” Between U.S. and Israel
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
April 2017

Commemorating 75 Years of Advancing Prophetic Judaism, Free of Nationalism and Politicization
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Winter 2017

Is Israeli Occupation Moving Toward Apartheid?
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Winter 2017

Hundreds of Israeli Intellectuals to World Jewry: “End Occupation for Israel’s Sake”
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
December 2016

Columnist Asks, “If Israel’s Occupation Is Permanent, Why Isn’t It the Same as Apartheid?”
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
December 2016

Netanyahu Draws Widespread Criticism after Saying Palestinians Support “Ethnic Cleansing”
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
December 2016

Examining the Increasingly Troubled Relationship between American Jews and Israel
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Fall 2016

Assessing Zionism and the State of Israel as a Dramatic Break with the Jewish Religious Tradition
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Fall 2016

American Jewish Opinion Is Increasingly Divided About Israel
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
August 2016

New Documentary Says the Occupation of the West Bank Is Irreversible
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
August 2016

Calling Criticism of Israel “Anti Semitic” Is Challenged as a Way to Silence Free Speech
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
August 2016

Uncritical Support for Israel Threatens Both Jewish Values and Prospects for Middle East Peace
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Spring - Summer 2016

An Eloquent Voice of Jewish Universalism Shares His Views on the Moral Challenges Which Confront Us
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Spring - Summer 2016

Jordan King Says Two-State Solution Is Needed to Defeat ISIS,But Prospects Are Dim
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
April 2016

Leading American Zionist Now Says, “In Every Way, Israel Has Failed.”
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
April 2016

Remembering Muslims Who Saved Jews from the Holocaust
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
April 2016

20 Years after Rabin's Assassination, Those Who Demonized Him Are Running Israel
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Winter 2016

What the Case of Jonathan Pollard Tells Us about Zionism's Worldview
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Winter 2016

Is Israel Moving Toward the “Apartheid” Which Yitzhak Rabin Feared?
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
December 2015

New Chicago Congregation Seeks to Separate Judaism from Jewish Nationalism
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
December 2015

Critics of Israel Are Being Silenced on Campuses, Charges Jewish Voice for Peace
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
December 2015

Former Israeli Ambassador’s Assault on American Jewish Critics of Israel Is a Revealing Look at the Zionist Worldview
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Fall 2015

Over-Heated Campaign against Iran Agreement Shows How Unrepresentative Jewish Groups Are of Those in Whose Name They Speak
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Fall 2015

Michael Oren Is Challenged for Attack on President Obama and American Jewish Critics of Israel
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
August 2015

Calling Criticism of Israel “Anti-Semitic” Trivializes the Fight against Real Bigotry
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
August 2015

Efforts Grow to Limit Campus Mideast Debate
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
August 2015

JONATHAN POLLARD MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR PAROLE, BUT HE IS HARDLY THE VICTIM HIS SUPPORTERS PORTRAY
Allan C. Brownfeld, News
News 2015

Zionism and Jewish Values: A Contradiction Exposed
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Spring-Summer 2015

Theologians Examine the Moral and Ethical Issues Raised by Zionism
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Issues
Spring-Summer 2015

LEONARD R. SUSSMAN 1920 – 2015
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Spring-Summer 2015

Remembering Leonard Sussman
Jack Ross, Issues
Spring-Summer 2015

Calling for Jews to Flee Europe Would Give Hitler a “Posthumous Victory”
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
April 2015

Claiming Israel Is the “Nation State of the Jewish People” Is Widely Criticized
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
April 2015

Benjamin Netanyahu’s Claim to Speak for All Jews Is Disputed, Characterized As “Arrogant”
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
April 2015

Lamenting the Decline of “Liberal Zionism” Is a Futile Enterprise Because It Never Really Existed
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Winter 2015

An Eloquent Plea for Religious Freedom and Equality in Israel
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Winter 2015

Rabbis Are “Muzzled by the Minority” When It Comes to Expressing Their Views about Israel
Allan C. Brownfeld, Special Interest Report
December 2014

An “Israel Exception” Seems to be Emerging when It Comes to Free Speech and Academic Freedom
Allan C. Brownfeld, Special Interest Report
December 2014

Former Ambassador Says U.S. Should Block Charity Aid to Settlers
Allan C. Brownfeld, Special Interest Report
December 2014

2014 Year End Letter
Stephen L. Naman, News
November 2014

ISRAEL HAS BROKEN MY HEART: I’M A RABBI IN MOURNING FOR A JUDAISM BEING MURDERED BY ISRAEL
Rabbi Michael Lerner, Issues
Fall 2014

Judaism’s Moral Integrity Is Threatened by Blind Support for Israel
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Fall 2014

Presbyterian Divestment Vote Evokes Charges of “Anti-Semitism” As Well As Jewish Support
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
August 2014

Presidents Conference Rejection of J Street Generates a Strong Backlash
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
August 2014

AIPAC’s Influence in Washington Is Declining
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
August 2014

Resistance Is Growing to Zionism’s Corruption of American Jewish Life
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Spring - Summer 2014

How the Zionist Lobby Overwhelmed Harry Truman and Led Us to the Middle East Dilemma We Face Today
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Spring - Summer 2014

New York Times Reports on Devoted Jews Who Are at Odds with Zionism and Israel
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
April 2014

Historian Says Recognizing Israel as a “Jewish State” Would Be Like Saying the U.S. Is a “White State”
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
April 2014

Israeli Professor Urges American Jews to “Worry about Israel’s Racist Cancer”
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
April 2014

Focus on Israel Is Driving Young People — and Others — Away From an Increasingly Intolerant Jewish Community
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Winter 2014

An Eye-Opening Report from an Israel Most Americans Never See
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Winter 2014

ROBERT L. STEINER 1923-2013
, Issues
Winter 2014

Pew Survey Shows Major Change in Jewish Identity
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
December 2013

“American Jews Isolate Themselves from Palestinian Experience,” Says Peter Beinart
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
December 2013

Study Shows That Rabbis Are Reluctant to Express Their True Feelings about Israel
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
December 2013

2013 Year End Letter
Stephen L. Naman, News
2013 Year End Letter

Exploring One Man's Journey to and from Zionism
Allan C. Brownfeld, editor, Issues
Fall 2013

In Israel, Lack of Religious Freedom and Growing Intolerance Threaten Jewish Values
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Issues
Fall 2013

Secretary Kerry Urges Jewish Support for Peace Process, But Gets Little Response
Allan C. Brownfeld, Special Interest Report
August 2013

Despite U.S. Efforts, Israel Seems Disinclined to Move Toward a Two State Solution
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
August 2013

Hillel Is Urged to Promote Free and Open Debate About Issues Relating to Israel
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
August 2013

David Ben-Gurion Once Agreed That American Jews Are “Americans”; Israel Is Now Abandoning That View
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Spring - Summer 2013

Hagel Nomination Focused Much Needed Attention on the Role of the Pro-Israel Lobby in Influencing Policy
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Spring - Summer 2013

Hagel Hearings Focus Attention on the Role of the Pro-Israel Lobby
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
April 2013

Israel’s Lack of Freedom for Non-Orthodox Branches of Judaism Is Alienating American Jews
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
April 2013

Israel’s Settlement Building Stands in the Way of Peace in the View of Many Jewish Observers
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
April 2013

Classical Reform Judaism: An Enduring Tradition
Wolfgang Hamburger, Issues
Winter 2013

The ACJ at 70: Keeping the Prophetic Universal Jewish Tradition Alive
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Winter 2013

Christian Leaders’ Letter on U.S. Aid to Israel Causes Rift in Inter-Faith Dialogue
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
December 2012

Israeli Prime Minister Criticized for Interfering in Election and Pushing U.S. to War
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
December 2012

Jewish “Elder Statesman” Calls Israeli Policy of Settlements “Suicidal”
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
December 2012

Among American Jews, Zionism Is in Retreat As Its Irrelevance to Their Lives Becomes Clear
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Fall 2012

Entanglement of Religion and State in Israel
Frank H. Hytken, Issues
Fall 2012

Rabbi Wolfgang Hamburger 1919-2012
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Issues
Fall 2012

Pretending Convicted Spy Jonathan Pollard Is a Martyr Makes a “Mockery” of Israel, Charges Martin Peretz
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
August 2012

Identification with Israel Is Declining Among American Jews
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
August 2012

Jewish Groups Are Identified as Promoting Hostility to Islam
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
August 2012

Has Zionism Betrayed Its Ideals — Or Was It Flawed at Its Inception?
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Spring - Summer 2012

Israel’s Democracy Is Being Challenged by Its Own Policies: A Prescription to Bring It Back from the Brink
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Spring - Summer 2012

American Jewish Community Is Not Represented by Those Urging War with Iran
Allan C. Brownfeld, Special Interest Report
April 2012

Illustrating the Growth of Extremism, Atlanta Jewish Times Publisher Resigns Over Obama Assassination Column
Allan C. Brownfeld, Special Interest Report
April 2012

Misuse of Charge of “Anti-Semitism” to Silence Critics of Israel Is Decried
Allan C. Brownfeld, Special Interest Report
April 2012

Freedom of Speech Is Under Increasing Assault Within the Jewish Community
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Winter 2012

Uncovered Documents Tell the Story of Cooperation Between Muslims and Jews in Medieval Cairo
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Winter 2012

American Jewish Organizations Don’t Speak for Most American Jews, Says Forward Columnist
Allan C. Brownfeld, Special Interest Report
December 2011

Concern Grows About Israel’s Future as a Democratic Society
Allan C. Brownfeld, Special Interest Report
December 2011

Birthright Israel Program Is Charged with Propagandizing Its Participants
Allan C. Brownfeld, Special Interest Report
December 2011

Columnist Laments Confusion of Religion and Politics in Jewish Religious Services
Allan C. Brownfeld, Special Interest Report
December 2011

American Council for Judaism Fellowship at the Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives
Stephen L. Naman, News
December 2011

Statement of the American Council for Judaism Fellowship at The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the AMERICAN JEWISH ARCHIVES
Stephen L. Naman, News
December 2011

The Fellowship Program of The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the AMERICAN JEWISH ARCHIVES
Stephen L. Naman, News
December 2011

Panel discussion: Rabbi Outcast, Elmer Berger and American Jewish Anti-Zionism by Jack Ross
Stephen L. Naman, News
December 2011

Elmer Berger’s Anti-Zionism: Keeping the Humane Jewish Tradition Alive
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Fall 2011

The Myth of an Israel-Centered “Jewish Vote” Is Energizing Both Parties — With Negative Consequences for Both Democracy and Middle East Peace
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Fall 2011

ACJ Responds to Charge That It Is Out of the Jewish Community’s “Consensus”
Allan C. Brownfeld, Special Interest Report
August 2011

Despite Strident Efforts to Stifle Dissent, Jewish Criticism of Israel’s Policies Grows
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
August 2011

Knesset Hearing on J Street Is Viewed as Israeli Interference in U.S. Jewish Community
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
August 2011

Rabbi Outcast by Jack Ross
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
August 2011

Commemorating Jewish Soldiers in Blue and Gray on the Civil War’s 150th Anniversary
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Spring - Summer 2011

Judah Magnes: Seeking to Keep Judaism’s Highest Ideals Alive in an Age of Nationalism
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Spring - Summer 2011

Mideast Turmoil Produces Calls for Israel to Move Toward Peace with the Palestinians
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
April 2011

Democracy Is on Trial in Israel and, in the View of Many, Even Long-Time Supporters, Is Losing
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
April 2011

Israel’s Settlements Policy Is Making an Impact on Jewish Opinion as Criticism Mounts
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
April 2011

Israel Is Not the Homeland of American Jews
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Winter 2011

Explaining the Origins of the Balfour Declaration: The Real Beginning of the Arab-Israeli Conflict
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Issues
Winter 2011

Israel’s Demand for Allegiance to a “Jewish” and “Democratic” State Stirs Widespread Debate
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
December 2010

Opposition to Conversion Bill Shows Growing Discontent of American Jews with Israel
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
December 2010

Israel’s Greatest Loss Is Its Moral Imagination, Says Henry Siegman, Former Leader of American Jewish Congress
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
December 2010

Remembering the Prophetic Vision of Zionism’s Jewish Critics
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Issues
Fall 2010

A Thoughtful Look At Zionism’s Often Overlooked Dark Side
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Fall 2010

Jeannette Naman 1922-2010
, Issues
Fall 2010

Recent Events Make the ACJ “Look Significant, or Even Prophetic,” States N.Y. Times Religion Columnist
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
August 2010

For Many Young American Jews, The Very Idea of a “Jewish” State Seems an Anachronism
Allan C. Brownfeld, Special Interest Report
August 2010

Doubts Grow About Whether Israel Can, at the Same Time, Be Both “Jewish” and “Democratic”
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
August 2010

New York Times Article on ACJ
, News


New York Times Article on the ACJ
, Special Interest Report


Increasing Politicization Threatens Judaism’s Moral Integrity
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Spring - Summer 2010

In a Compelling Book, Israeli Historian Calls Jewish People an “Invention” and Disputes Zionism’s Underpinnings
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Issues
Spring - Summer 2010

U.S.-Israel Impasse Over Settlements Reveals a Sharp Split in American Jewish Opinion
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
April 2010

When It Comes to Religious Freedom, for Non-Orthodox Jews, Israel Is Not the Western-Style Democracy It Claims to Be
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
April 2010

An Early Council Leader’s Previously Unpublished Work: “Why I Was a Zionist and Why Now I Am Not”
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
April 2010

Needed: An American Jewish Community Which Welcomes Free Speech and Diversity
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Winter 2010

Corruption of Jewish Values by Blind Support for Israel Was Foreseen,Even by Some Prominent Zionists
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Winter 2010

Emergence of J Street Challenges the “Israel, Right or Wrong” Mindset of the Organized American Jewish Community
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
Year End 2009

Forward Columnist Decries “McCarthyism” in the American Jewish Community
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
Year End 2009

American Jews Are Rethinking Their Relationship with Israel
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
Year End 2009

A Time to Speak Out: Jewish Voices Challenging the Jewish Establishment and Embracing Universal Principles of Justice
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Summer / Fall 2009

Anniversary of the Synagogue Reopening after WWII Brings Romans Together
Ida Garibaldi, Issues
Summer / Fall 2009

A Crisis in Judaism: For Many Jews Today, Israel Is Not a Normal State — It Is a Cause or Ideal, and Therein Lies the Problem
Brian Klug, Issues
Summer / Fall 2009

Letter to President Obama re Cairo Speech
Stephen L. Naman , News
June 24, 2009

As Israel Turns Away From a Two-State Solution, Will American Jewish Leaders Embrace the Netanyahu Regime?
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
May - June 2009

Abraham Lincoln’s Bicentennial Is Celebrated and His Relationship with Jews Is Examined
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
May - June 2009

A Jewish American’s Evolving View of Israel
Steven R. Feldman, Issues
Spring 2009

Judaism Does Not Equal Israel: A Call for a Return to Prophetic Jewish Values
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Spring 2009

A Tale of Two Claims: Ahmadinejad and the Jews
Yakov M. Rabkin, Issues
Spring 2009

American Jewish Leaders Are Accused of Silence in the Face of Growing Racism in Israel
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
March - April 2009

Intelligence Pick Blames “Israel Lobby” for Withdrawal, Stirring Debate About Its Role
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
March - April 2009

American Jews and Israel’s Law of Return
Robert D. Naman, Issues
Winter 2009

The Zionist Attack on Jewish Values
Lawrence Davidson, Issues
Winter 2009

Rising from the Ashes of the Holocaust: Jewish Society Should Define Itself by Its Positive Attributes, Not Victimhood
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Winter 2009

Remembering the Foremost Jewish Anti Zionist, Alfred M Lilienthal, 1913–2008
John F. Rothmann, Issues
Winter 2009

American Jews and Israel’s Law of Return
Robert D. Naman, News


“Weekend of Twinning” Brings Synagogues and Mosques Together to Foster Understanding
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
January - February 2009

American Jewish Groups Show Division Over Israel’s Role in Gaza
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
January - February 2009

Jewish Community Urged to Open Both Its Doors and Hearts to Newcomers
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
January - February 2009

American Jewish Groups Are Urged to Speak Out Against Jewish Violence in Israel
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
November - December 2008

Congregation Mickve Israel in Savannah Celebrates Its 275th Anniversary
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
November - December 2008

Commander of Bataan Death March Survivors Has Bar Mitzvah At 88
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
November - December 2008

Crafting an Alternate Image, Israeli Human Rights Group Opens Washington Office
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
November - December 2008

Letter of Congratulations to President Elect Barack Obama
Stephen L. Naman, News


Confronting Idolatry: God Is Central to Judaism — Not the State of Israel
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Fall 2008

Explaining the Long — and Largely Untold — History of Jewish Opposition to Zionism
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Fall 2008

A Report from AIPAC’s 2008 Policy Conference
Philip Weiss, Issues
Fall 2008

Confronting Idolatry: God Is Central to Judaism — Not the State of Israel
Allan C. Brownfeld, News


In the 2008 Election, Columnist Asks, “What Are the Jewish Issues?”
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
September - October 2008

When It Comes to Israel, “We Are Not One,” Author Writes, But of Many Minds
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
September - October 2008

Survey of Religion in U.S. Finds a Broad Tolerance for Other Faiths
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
September - October 2008

Jews Are Not in “Exile,” But “Very Much at Home in America,” States Leonard Fein
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
September - October 2008

Israeli Conversion Dispute Prompts Soul-Searching Over Definition of Jewishness
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
September - October 2008

Author Describes Israel’s “American Problem”: Jewish Groups Which Stand in the Way of Peace
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
July - August 2008

Man, 84, Is Charged with Spying for Israel in the 1980s, Rekindling Suspicions of An Israeli Spy Ring
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
July - August 2008

Dovish New Lobby Pushes Organized Jewish Community to Distance Itself from Pastor John Hagee
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
July - August 2008

AIPAC Does Not Speak for American Jews
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Summer 2008

“Among the Righteous”:Lost Stories of Arabs Who Saved Jews During the Holocaust
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Summer 2008

Bernard H. Baum 1926 – 2008
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Issues
Summer 2008

AIPAC Does Not Speak for American Jews
Allan C. Brownfeld, News


Israel at 60: Assessing Its Evolving Relationship with American Jews
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
May - June 2008

If You Want to Marry in Israel, Author Asks, “How Do You Prove You’re a Jew?”
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
May - June 2008

Rabbi Declares That She Is “Destined To Be an American, Not an Israeli, Jew”
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
May - June 2008

American Jews and the 2008 Election
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Spring 2008

Jewish Life Revives in Poland as Poles Confront Their Country’s Complex History of Interaction with Judaism
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Spring 2008

Examining the Long History of Jewish Roots in the American South
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Spring 2008

Celebrating 350 Years of Jewish Life in Britain (Part II)
Peter Egill Brownfeld, Issues
Spring 2008

American Jews Are Most Concerned About Domestic Political Questions, Not the Middle East, in the 2008 Presidential Race
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
March - April 2008

Jewish Groups Stir Controversy in Efforts to Influence Candidates’ Middle East Policy
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
March - April 2008

Study Shows that U.S. Religious Identity Is Fluid, with Changes Widespread
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
March - April 2008

Message from the President of the Council
Stephen L. Naman, Issues
Winter 2008

Message from the President of the Council
Stephen L. Naman, News


A Positive Look at American Judaism Which Is Thriving, Despite the Repeated Declarations That It Is in Decline and Threatened with Disappearance
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Winter 2008

Marjorie Arsht 1914-2008
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Winter 2008

Reform Leader Says American Jews “Live in Galut (Exile)” and That “A Fuller Jewish Life” Can Be Lived in Israel
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
January - February 2008

Jewish Advocates of Pre-Emptive War with Iran Come Under Increasing Criticism
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
January - February 2008

The Time Has Come to Teach Israeli Children the Value of Democracy, State Civil Rights Leaders
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
January - February 2008

Council Letter
S. Naman & B.H. Levy, Jr., News
January 15, 2008

New Prayer Book Shows Signs of a Broad Change in Reform Movement
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
November-December 2007

Tikkun Editor Says Pro-Israel Lobby Is “Bad for the U.S., Bad for Israel, and Bad for the Jews”
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
November-December 2007

Conference on Outreach Urges an Open, Welcoming, “Big Tent” American Judaism
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
November-December 2007

Chanukah and Christmas: The Deeper Connections
Howard A. Berman, Issues
Fall 2007

Jewish Life Revives in Poland as Poles Confront Their Country’s Complex History of Interaction with Judaism
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Fall 2007

Current Models of Classical Reform Practice in Congregational and Community Settings
Jay R. Brickman, Issues
Fall 2007

Top Reform Rabbi Addresses Largest U.S. Muslim Group and Urges Increased Dialogue
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
September - October 2007

Forty Years After Israel’s Six-Day War of 1967, Soul-Searching Grows About Its Meaning
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
September - October 2007

Attachment to Israel Is Found to Be Declining Among Young American Jews
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
September - October 2007

Jews and Muslims: A Call for Reconciliation
Howard A. Berman, Issues
Summer 2007

Kindler of Souls: The Story of Rabbi Henry Cohen of Texas
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Summer 2007

The German-Jewish Epoch of 1743-1933:Tragedy or Success Story?
Solveig Eggerz, Issues
Summer 2007

Avraham Burg’s Book and Interview Stirs Zionism/Post-Zionism Debate
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
July-August 2007

Declarations That “It’s 1938 Again” Are Decried as Alarmist and Pernicious
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
July-August 2007

Reform Movement Is Stepping Up Its Efforts to Encourage Aliyah to Israel
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
July-August 2007

Former Israeli Chief Rabbi Blames Reform Judaism for the Holocaust and Is Widely Decried
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
May - June 2007

A Chinese Orphan’s Journey to a Jewish Rite of Passage Is Highlighted, Showing the Changing Nature of the American Jewish Community
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
May - June 2007

Alliance Between Jewish Groups and Evangelical Supporters of Israel Stirs Growing Debate
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
May - June 2007

The First American Jew A Tribute to Gershom Mendes Seixas “Patriot Rabbi of the Revolution”
Howard A. Berman, Issues
Spring 2007

For “New Jews” at Home in the World, the Israel-Diaspora Dichotomy Has Come to an End
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Spring 2007

Classical Reform Judaism for the Twenty-First Century
Arnold Mark Belzer, Issues
Spring 2007

Redeeming Grammar Lessons
Nadia Siritsky, Issues
Spring 2007

New Studies Put U.S. Jewish Population Over 6 Million Mark
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
March-April 2007

Those Charging Jewish Critics of Israel with Aiding “Anti-Semitism” Are Accused of Trying to Stifle Free and Open Debate
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
March-April 2007

Increasingly Diverse Jewish Voices Are Being Heard Worldwide
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
March-April 2007

ACJ Renews National Presence
Rabbi Howard Berman, The Council Messenger
Spring 2007

Classical Reform Judaism, A Concise Profile
Howard A. Berman, Issues
Winter 2007

Reforming Reform Judaism
Jay R. Brickman, Issues
Winter 2007

Assessing the Role — and the Future — of German Jews, the Fastest Growing Population of Jews in Europe
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Winter 2007

Celebrating 350 Years of Jewish Life in Britain
Peter Egill Brownfeld, Issues
Winter 2007

Boston Study Shows 60% of Interfaith Children Are Being Raised Jewish
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
January - February 2007

Jews Should Join the Debate about Israel, Not Just Defend It, Declares The Economist
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
January - February 2007

Former President Carter’s Book on Israel “Apartheid” Stirs Widespread Controversy
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
January - February 2007

United Jewish Communities Defends Aid to Non-Jewish Israelis in Face of Right-Wing Attack
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
November - December 2006

Reasserting Social Justice as a Core Value Can Be a Magnet for Disaffected Jews, Says Rabbi Schwartz
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
November - December 2006

Debate Grows Over Free Speech and Alleged Efforts to Silence Critics of Israel
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
November - December 2006

AIPAC Fund-Raising During the Lebanon War Is Criticized as Self-Serving
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
November - December 2006

September 11: A Memory and a Challenge
Howard A. Berman, Issues
Fall 2006

One Hundred Years After the Exoneration of Alfred Dreyfus: Re-Thinking Theodor Herzl’s Analysis of This Landmark Case
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Fall 2006

Liberal Judaism Is Our Future
David E. Powers, Issues
Fall 2006

Jews in the West: A Story of Adventure and Accomplishment
Peter Egill Brownfeld, Issues
Fall 2006

Israeli Rabbis Reject Most Orthodox Conversions in U.S. and Other Countries
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
September - October 2006

While Jewish Groups Embraced Israel’s Role in Lebanon, American Jewish Opinion Is More Sharply Divided
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
September - October 2006

Ordination of Three Rabbis in Germany Is Seen as a Renewal of Judaism
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
September - October 2006

A Spiritual Legacy for America: The Faith of Abraham Lincoln
Howard A. Berman, Issues
Summer 2006

Authors Describe Changing Jewish Identity in the U.S. and a Fraying of the Concept of Jewish "Peoplehood”
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
July - August 2006

Reform Leader Boycotts Israel’s President at Zionist Meeting Over Non-Recognition of Reform Judaism in Israel
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
July - August 2006

Novelist’s Statement That American Jews Belong in Israel Shows Israel-Diaspora Rift
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
July - August 2006

Who Is Right: Jewish Perspectives on Pluralism and Exclusivism
Nadia Siritsky, Issues
Summer 2006

A Look at Spain’s Golden Age Encourages Efforts Toward Future Muslim-Jewish Understanding
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Summer 2006

Jewish Groups Play Prominent Role in Washington Rally for More U.S. Aid to Darfur
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
May - June 2006

Efforts Grow for Improving Muslim-Jewish Dialogue
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
May - June 2006

Professors’ Critique of Pro-Israel Lobby Stirs Widespread Discussion
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
May - June 2006

The Truth Will Make You Free: An Encounter with Torah and Gospel
Howard A. Berman, Issues
Spring 2006

“Friends of Classical Reform” Gather in Dallas
, Messenger
Spring 2006

New ACJ “Rabbinic Advisory Committee” Organized
, Messenger
Spring 2006

From Private to Colonel: Jewish Service in the Revolutionary War
Peter Egill Brownfeld, Issues
Spring 2006

In a Post-Holocaust Era: Germany Welcomes Jews
Solveig Eggerz, Issues
Spring 2006

One Woman’s Unique Journey and Life of Service
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Spring 2006

Jailing of Holocaust Denier Leads to Discussion of the Nature of Free Speech
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
March - April 2006

Reform Jews Urged to “Recognize Non-Jewish Heroes in Our Midst” By Rabbi Yoffie
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
March - April 2006

State Department Report Criticizes Israel’s Treatment of Non-Orthodox Jews
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
March - April 2006

Steven Spielberg’s “Munich” Stirs Debate About Israel’s Secret War Against Terrorists
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
March - April 2006

President Bush Stirs Controversy by Saying Iraq War Is Good for Israel
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
January - February 2006

Jews Urged to Recognize and Appreciate the Changing Christian View of Judaism
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
January - February 2006

Alliance Between the Christian Right and Leading Jewish Groups Appears to be Ending
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
January - February 2006

Rabbi John D. Rayner 1924 – 2005
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Winter 2006

Julius Rosenwald: Advocate for Equal Opportunity
Peter Egill Brownfeld, Issues
Winter 2006

In Defense of Classical Reform Judaism
Nadia Siritsky, Issues
Winter 2006

Religious Moderation Can Defeat Religious Extremism — and the Hebrew Bible Is the Key
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Winter 2006

The Pilgrims: Our Shared Spiritual Heritage
Howard A. Berman, Issues
Winter 2006

Reform Rabbi Sues Israel for State Salary, In Latest Bid to End Orthodox Monopoly
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
November - December 2005

Holocaust Survivor Who Saved POWs Receives Medal of Honor from President
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
November - December 2005

Jordan’s King Meets Rabbis; Jews and Muslims in Washington Pledge Peace
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
November - December 2005

Rabbi Schwartz Contrasts the Values of Exodus and Sinai and Urges New Thoughts on Jewish Identity
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
November - December 2005

Orthodox Zionists Suffer a Crisis of Faith in the Wake of the Gaza Withdrawal
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor , Special Interest Report
September - October

Exhibit Opens Honoring Pope John Paul II’s Efforts to Reconcile Jews and Catholics
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
September - October

Naval Academy Dedicates Its First Jewish Chapel
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
September - October

Author Describes Strong Opposition to Jewish Nationalism by Both Secular and Religious Jews
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
September - October

Isaac Mayer Wise: The Father of American Reform Judaism
Peter Egill Brownfeld, Issues
Fall 2005

Diverse Jewish Voices Argue that Total Embrace of Israel Is Threatening Judaism’s Ethical and Humane Tradition
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Fall 2005

The Challenges of a Milestone
Howard A. Berman, Issues
Fall 2005

“A New Judaism for a New Millennium”
Howard A. Berman, Messenger
Special Mailing

Steinsaltz Urges American Jews to “Find the Holy in the New” and Keep Judaism Vibrant
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
July - August 2005

Israeli Government Is Concerned About American Jewish Opposition to Gaza Withdrawal Plan
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
July - August 2005

Panel Is Upbeat About the Future of Jews in Germany
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
July - August 2005

AIPAC Called Unique Among Lobbies Because Its Concerns Are for a Foreign Country
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
July - August 2005

Advocates of Outreach to Interfaith Couples Are Encouraged by New Survey
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
July - August 2005

Hanging on to Hope Through Serious Illness
Hirshel Jaffe, Issues
Summer 2005

What About Now? Accepting the Challenge of Intermarriage
Jacques Cukierkorn, Issues
Summer 2005

Author Urges Israel to “Outgrow” Its Zionist Past and Look to a Secular and Democratic Future
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Summer 2005

How a Small Band of Protesters Unmasked the Nazi Regime’s Fear of Unrest
Solveig Eggerz, Issues
Summer 2005

Yuval Rabin Warns of Hateful Rhetoric as Divisions Grow in Israel Over Peace Process
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
May - June 2005

Defense Analyst Charged with Sharing Secrets; AIPAC’s Future Is Uncertain
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
May - June 2005

American Jewish Groups’ Role in Downplaying Turkey’s Mass Murder of Armenians Is Highlighted
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
May - June 2005

Pope John Paul II Hailed for New Ties with Jews; Hope Is Expressed for a Continuation Under Pope Benedict XVI
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
May - June 2005

Rabbi Neusner Charges Jewish Studies Program with Stressing Ethnicity, Not Religion
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
March - April 2005

Israeli Occupation Has Had A “Spillover Effect” Internationally, Author Declares
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
March - April 2005

American Jews and Muslims Have Begun to Dialogue Again
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
March - April 2005

Poll Shows Attachment of American Jews to Israel Has Fallen in Past Two Years
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
March - April 2005

Rabbi Yoffie Urges Jewish Community To Confront The “Extremists In Our Midst”
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
March - April 2005

Judah Magnes: A Disappointed American Zionist
Peter Egill Brownfeld, Issues
Spring 2005

The Eisenhower Administration and the Historic ACJ
David Eugene Blank, Issues
Spring 2005

Facing the Future: The Need to Promote Free Speech and Confront Extremism in the Jewish Community
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Spring 2005

As Mideast Peace Prospects Improve, Consensus Among Jewish Groups Is Hard to Find
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
January - February 2005

Fault Line in American Religion Is Not Between Denominations But Through Them, Say Some Religious Leaders
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
January - February 2005

European Anti-Semitism Is Described as Both a “Genuine” and “Illusory” Problem
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
January - February 2005

In Order to “Save Israel from Itself,” Author Calls for a Secular Future
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
January - February 2005

Who and What Are the Jews?
Marjorie Arsht, Issues
Winter 2005

Some Russian Jews Rethink Emigration to Israel
Ida Garibaldi, Issues
Winter 2005

My Religion
Bernard H. Baum, Issues
Winter 2005

Continued Promotion of Aliyah Undermines the Legitimacy of American Jewish Life
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Winter 2005

Ariel Sharon Faces Death Threats from Orthodox as Rabbis Tell Troops to Disobey Orders
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
November - December 2004

Amos Oz, Israel’s Best Known Novelist and An Advocate of Middle East Peace, Is Profiled
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
November - December 2004

Jewish Support For Israel’s Occupation Policy Is An “Irony of History,” Says Henry Siegman
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
November - December 2004

Rabbis Improve Outreach to Families, Survey Finds
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
November - December 2004

Presbyterians Vote to Divest from Israel, Fraying Inter-Faith Relations
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
September - October 2004

Israel’s Aggressive Promotion of “Aliyah” Stirs Controversy
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
September - October 2004

AIPAC Comes Under Scrutiny as FBI Intensifies Israeli Espionage Probe
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
September - October 2004

Fleeing Europe, Jews Found Haven in America
Peter Egill Brownfeld, Issues
Fall 2004

Hebraism, Our Common Heritage and Hope
John D. Rayner, Issues
Fall 2004

Celebrating 350 Years of Jewish Life in America
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Fall 2004

A Passion forFREEDOM - my encounters with extraordinary people
Leonard R. Sussman, News


Influence of Sharon Supporters on U.S. Mideast Policy Has Entered the Public Arena
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
July - August 2004

Fears Grow of Ultra-Orthodox Violence If Israel Withdraws from Palestinian Territory
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
July - August 2004

Hillel Is Accused of Removing Student Leader Because of Her Criticism of Israeli Policies
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
July - August 2004

Bulgarian Heroism - Individual and Collective - Trumped Official Anti-Semitism
Peter Egill Brownfeld, Issues
Summer 2004

Ethics Versus Ritual
John D. Rayner, Issues
Summer 2004

One Man’s Passion for Freedom - And Encounters with Extraordinary People
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Summer 2004

Sharansky View That Singling Israel Out for Criticism Is “Anti-Semitic” Is Challenged
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
May - June 2004

Candidates Vie for Jewish Support by Embracing Israeli Government Policies
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
May - June 2004

Theodor Herzl’s “Tribal” Vision Contrasted With Isaac Mayer Wise’s “Universalism”
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
May - June 2004

Alan V. Stone 1933 – 2004
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Spring 2004

Finding a New Jerusalem in America Part II
Peter Egill Brownfeld, Issues
Spring 2004

Harry Truman’s Diary: How Legitimate Are Charges of Anti-Semitism?
David Eugene Blank, Issues
Spring 2004

Wrestling With Zion: Re-thinking Jewish Tradition and the Ongoing Crisis in the Middle East
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Spring 2004

Mel Gibson’s “Passion of the Christ” Stirs Controversy Amid Charges of Anti-Semitism
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
March-April 2004

Half of College-Age Jews Have One Non-Jewish Parent — Underscoring Need for Outreach
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
March-April 2004

A “Nonconformist” Rabbi Looks Back to the Lessons of Classical Reform
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
March-April 2004

American Rabbis Urge Dismissal of Charges Against Israeli Human Rights Leader
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
January - February 2004

Growing Anti-Semitism in Europe: Is It a Myth or Reality?
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
January - February 2004

Reform Movement Changes Name, Continues Move Toward Tradition; Rabbi Yoffie Challenges Israeli Settlements
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
January - February 2004

Finding a New Jerusalem in America
Peter Egill Brownfeld, Issues
Winter 2004

Ashamnu - We Have Sinned
John D. Rayner, Issues
Winter 2004

Coming to Grips with Reform Judaism’s Crisis of Identity
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Winter 2004

Israel Is Called Upon To Decide Whether It Can Be Both “Jewish” and “Democratic,” Given Demographic Realities
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
November-December 2003

Cardinal McCarrick Urges American Jews To Promote Mideast Peace; Support Grows For Informal Israeli-Palestinian Agreement
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
November-December 2003

Rabbi Urges That Judaism Be Viewed As An Evolving Civilization, Not A “Preservation Society”
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
November-December 2003

From Eternity to Eternity
Wolfgang Hamburger, Issues
Fall 2003

The Italian Holocaust: The Story of an Assimilated Jewish Community
Peter Egill Brownfeld, Issues
Fall 2003

Ancient Visions, Future Hopes: Recalling a Religious Objector to Jewish Nationalism
Everett Gendler, Issues
Fall 2003

Assessing the Failed Strategy of Making Israel a Surrogate Religion for American Jews
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Fall 2003

The End of the Zionist Enterprise Is Near, Writes Former Speaker of the Israeli Knesset
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
September-October 2003

Pollard Seeks New Hearing; Jewish Groups Are Criticized for Seeking His Release
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
September-October 2003

Despite Setbacks, Many Prominent Jewish Voices Speak Out in Support of the Middle East “Road Map” to Peace
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
September-October 2003

Playwright Arthur Miller Receives Jerusalem Prize and Challenges Israeli Occupation Policy
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
July-August 2003

Domestic Election-Year Politics Threatens Middle East “Road Map”
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
July-August 2003

Jewish Life Is Too Insular, Driving Many Idealists Away, Writes Consultant
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
July-August 2003

The Jewish Establishment’s Focus on Palestine: Did It Distract from Holocaust Rescue Efforts?
Peter Egill Brownfeld, Issues
Summer 2003

Principles of Jewish Ethics
John D. Rayner, Issues
Summer 2003

Confronting the Disaffection with Jewish Life on the Part of Those Seeking Spiritual Meaning
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Summer 2003

New Book Challenges the “Myth” of Heroism by Zealots at Masada
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
May-June 2003

American Jews Are Called Upon To Show “Civil Courage” In Promoting Mideast Peace
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
May-June 2003

Report Says Intermarried Jewish Households Will Soon Exceed “In-Married”
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
May-June 2003

“Road Map” For Middle East Peace Reveals Sharp Divisions In American Jewish Opinion
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
May-June 2003

Three Righteous Men: Fry, Perlasca, and Sugihara
Peter Egill Brownfeld , Issues
Spring 2003

The Ethical Issues Surrounding the Middle East
John D. Rayner, Issues
Spring 2003

Examining the Reasons for Jewish Population Decline; One Key Factor Is Judaism’s Politicization
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Spring 2003

Orthodox Pressure Causes Rabbi to Pull Out of Book Tour; British Chief Rabbi Changes Book Called “Heresy”
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
March - April 2003

Reform’s Call For Two-State Solution Is Rejected By JCPA; Israeli Influence Charged
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
March - April 2003

Role of Sharon Government and Its American Friends in Promoting War with Iraq Is Subject of Controversy
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
March - April 2003

Reform Rabbis Protest Cuts to Outreach
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
January-February 2003

Rabbi Calls for a Humane Judaism in Israel; Columnist Criticizes Excesses of West Bank Settlers
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
January-February 2003

Jews Urged to Recognize Dramatic Changes in the Catholic Church and Take “Yes” for an Answer
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
January-February 2003

President’s Conference Is Criticized for Rejecting Bid by Meretz and Reconstructionists
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
January-February 2003

The American Civil War: Grounding Jewish Immigrants in Their New Country
Peter Egill Brownfeld, Issues
Winter 2003

Are Jewish Intolerance and Extremism the Real Threat to the Community’s Long-Run Viability
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Winter 2003

Reflections on Reform Judaism - Yesterday and Today
Irving J. Goldberg, Issues
Winter 2003

Don’t Judge Judaism by the Numbers
Douglas Rushkoff, Issues
Winter 2003

Alliance of Jewish Establishment and the Christian Coalition Undergoes Scrutiny
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
November - December 2002

Uri Avnery Calls on Jews to Cling to Moral Values, Not Simply Endorse Israeli Policy
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
November - December 2002

Poll Showing Decline of Jews in the U.S. Stirs Debate and Criticism
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
November - December 2002

Jewish Community Had Better Learn to Compromise, Says Rabbi Israel Singer
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
September-October 2002

It’s Time for Jews to Learn More About Christianity, Says Divinity School Professor
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
September-October 2002

Mideast Campus Debate Fuels Charges of Anti-Semitism
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
September-October 2002

Israel’s Actions Are Becoming Incompatible with Jewish Ideals, Says British Chief Rabbi
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
September-October 2002

The New York Times’ Strange Attack on Classical Reform Judaism
Dr. David Eugene Blank, Issues
Fall 2002

The British Conservative Party and the Fate of the Jews
Peter Egill Brownfeld, Issues
Fall 2002

Politicization Is Eroding Judaism’s Moral and Spiritual Message
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Fall 2002

Classical Reform Judaism: A Timeless Legacy
Rabbi Michael P. Sternfield, Issues
Fall 2002

Debate Grows Over Alleged Rise of Anti-Semitism in Europe
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
July-August 2002

Siegman Challenges Blind Support for Israel, Laments Loss of Values in Organized Jewish Life
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
July-August 2002

Presidents’ Conference Criticized for Unauthorized Support of Israeli Move Against P.A. Representative
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
July-August 2002

The Marriage of Commodore Uriah Levy
Rabbi Joseph S. Topek, Issues
Summer 2002

Israel: An Insoluble Problem
Lucian Heichler, Issues
Summer 2002

Beyond Retaliation
John D. Rayner, Issues
Summer 2002

It Is Time to End the Doomsday Rhetoric of a “Second Holocaust”
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Summer 2002

Thousands Rally in Behalf of Israel; Voices of Jewish Dissent Increase
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
May-June 2002

Does Criticism of Israel Represent a New Anti-Semitism?
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
May-June 2002

Ethnicity Is Not Judaism, Says Potential Convert Who Seeks a Welcoming Environment
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
May-June 2002

Religion and Nationalism: A Dangerous Mix Throughout History
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Spring 2002

Jew and Judaist, Ethnic and Religious: How They Mix in America
Rabbi Jacob Neusner, Issues
Spring 2002

How Jefferson’s Ideals Inspired the Levy Family to Preserve Monticello
Peter Egill Brownfeld, Issues
Spring 2002

Author Describes Security of American Jews And Calls Them “Hosts, Not Visitors”
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
March-April 2002

American Jewish Voices Both Support And Oppose Prime Minister Sharon’s Policies
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
March-April 2002

Reform Says No To Ordaining Intermarrieds, Reiterating Long-Standing Position
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
March-April 2002

The Most Urgent Challenge For Jews, Is To Open A Dialogue With Islam, Columnist Writes
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
March-April 2002

A Question of Allegiance
Rabbi Howard A. Berman, Issues
Winter 2002

Religious Fundamentalism and Holy War: Judaism Is Not Immune
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Winter 2002

Classical Reform Judaism: Did It End in 1937?
Ralph Dombrower, Issues
Winter 2002

Classical Reform Judaism ― A Personal View
Rabbi Wolfgang Hamburger, Issues
Winter 2002

American Jews Are “A Constituency Ready For Peace,” Says Forward Editor
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
January-Februray 2002

Rabbi Views “With Alarm” Extremist Trends In Jewish Religious Life
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
January-February 2002

Jews Should Put “Our Own House In Order” On “Holy War,” Says Seminary Professor
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
January-February 2002

U.S. Ambassador To Israel Is Target Of Anti-Semitic Attack While Jewish Groups Remain Silent
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
Januray-February 2002

WJC President Stirs Debate By Urging Israel To Dismantle Its Settlements
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
November-December 2001

Columnist Says Claiming The West Bank Is Not The Cause Of American Jews
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
November-December 2001

Reform Leader Compares Ultra-Orthodox Jews To Islamic Fundamentalists
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
November-December 2001

Gen-X Spokeswoman Says Theme of “Jewish Continuity” Doesn’t Resonate With Young People
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
November-December 2001

The League of British Jews: Challenging Nationalism in Behalf of Jewish Universalism
Peter Egill Brownfeld, Issues
Fall 2001

A Light to the Nations
John D. Rayner, Issues
Fall 2001

Jewish Groups Feel "Squeezed" Between Sharon's Policies And U.S. War On Terrorism
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
September-October 2001

Debate Grows Over Impact Of Intermarriage On The Future Of American Judaism
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
September-October 2001

Hillel Promotes Israel Advocacy; Many Diverse Jewish Voices Are Being Heard
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
September-October 2001

Reform Rabbis Adopt Conversion Guidelines Which Continue Move Toward Traditionalism
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
July-August 2001

Israel Replaces Torah In State Controlled Judaism, Writes Prof. Ellis
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
July-August 2001

Israelis Are Angry Over Trip Cancellations By U.S. Jewish Groups
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
July-August 2001

Columnist Says Israel and Its American Supporters Should Support Rule of Law
Allan C. Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
July-August 2001

The Faith of Classical Reform Judaism
Howard A. Berman, Issues
Summer 2001

England's Clash of Values: Jewish Universalism Confronts Jewish Nationalism
Peter Egill Brownfeld , Issues
Summer 2001

Israel Shahak (1933-2001): A Prophetic Voice Is Stilled
Allan C. Brownfeld , Issues
Summer 2001

A "Silent Majority" of Reform Jews
Stephen L. Naman , Issues
Summer 2001

Freedom Means A Renaissance For Judaism, Says Jewish Life Network Leader
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
May-June 2001

There Is No "Unity" About Middle East Policy Among American Jews, Columnist Declares
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
May-June 2001

Controversy Flares Over Orlando's Holy Land Theme Park Which Critics Charge Is An Effort To Convert Jews
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
May-June 2001

Jewish Groups Come Under Fire For Their Role In Promoting The Pardon Of Marc Rich
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
March-April 2001

American Jewish Committee Launches Controversial Campaign Against Intermarriage
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
March-April 2001

Divisions Grow Among American Jews Over Latest Developments In The Middle East
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
March-April 2001

Who Speaks for American Jews?
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Spring 2001

Truth, Justice and Peace: A Jewish Approach to the Palestine Conflict
John D. Rayner, Issues
Spring 2001

An Irreconcilable Love Affair with Israel?
Leonard R. Sussman, Issues
Spring 2001

101 American Rabbis Call For Sharing Jerusalem's Temple Mount
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
January-February 2001

Jewish Groups Face A Storm Of Controversy As Their Top Spokesman Joins Jerusalem Protest
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
January-February 2001

F.B.I. Raids Office Of Kahane Followers, Who Are Designated Foreign Terrorists
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
January-February 2001

Reform Campaign Focuses On Social Justice In Israel And Inequities Faced By Arab Citizens
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
January-February 2001

An Inquiry Into What Really Matters Most To American Jews
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Winter 2001

The “Other” Germany: German Jews and the Enlightenment
Solveig Eggerz, Issues
Winter 2001

American Jews and the Civil War: Leadership and Military Service
Peter Egill Brownfeld, Issues
Winter 2001

Majority Of Jews Accept Intermarriage; Half Say It Is "Racist" To Oppose Such Marriages
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
November-December 2000

"Truth Is A Casualty" In American Jewish Groups' Statements About The Mideast, Charges Columnist
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
November-December 2000

When It Comes To Changes In Catholic Teachings, Rabbi Says Jews Can't Take "Yes" For An Answer
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
November-December 2000

Israelis Debate A "Civic Agenda" Which Would Separate Synagogue and State
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
November-December 2000

Jewish Groups Are Criticized For "Sowing The Seeds of Fear"
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
September-October 2000

Israeli President Urges All Jews To Emigrate To Israel, Denies The Legitimacy of Judaism Elsewhere
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
September-October 2000

Jews Are Called Upon To Reassess Their Views of Christianity, Recognizing We Worship The Same God
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
September-October 2000

Jew vs. Jew: Portrait of A Sharply Divided Community
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Fall 2000

We and They
John D. Rayner, Issues
Fall 2000

The Civil War: A Crucible of Jewish Acculturation
Peter Egill Brownfeld, Issues
Fall 2000

Growth Of Religious Extremism In Israel Threatens The Peace Process
Allan C. Brownfeld, Special Interest Report
July-August 2000

Jewish Leaders Attack Prime Minister Barak, Others Defend Mideast Peace Process
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
July-August 2000

Can Zionism Be Reconciled With Justice For The Palestinians?
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
July-August 2000

The Liberman Candidacy and the Continuing Crisis of American Jewish Identity
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Summer 2000

Jewish Assimilation: Berlin As a Showcase
Solveig Eggerz, Issues
Summer 2000

Letter To The Editor
Edward J. Klein, Issues
Summer 2000

The Conflict Between Orthodoxy and Reform
John D. Rayner, Issues
Summer 2000

Congregations Need To Change And Become Spiritual Communities
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
May-June 2000

Christians and Jews Have Embarked On A Journey of Mutual Respect, Says Rabbi Rudin
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
May-June 2000

Debate Grows Over The "Right Of Return" Of Palestinian Refugees
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
May-June 2000

Sh'ma Presents A Range Of Views About The Future Of Jerusalem
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
May-June 2000

Leading Rabbis Voice Appreciation For The Message of Pope John Paul II
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
March-April 2000

Joint Arab-Israeli Harvard Study Calls For Palestinian State With Jerusalem As Its Capital
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
March-April 2000

Debate Grows in Israel Over Non-Jewish Immigrants, Who Are Called An "Abomination" By Ultra-Orthodox Leaders
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
March-April 2000

Prominent Israeli Rabbi Is Investigated For Encouraging Violence Reminiscent Of That Preceding The Rabin Assassination
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
March-April 2000

American Judaism in the 21st Century: Can It Meet the Challenge of Our Marketplace of Religious Ideas?
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Spring 2000

Classical Reform Judaism: An Enduring Tradition
Author's Name Withheld, Issues
Spring 2000

Declaration of Principles - The Pittsburgh Platform of Reform Judaism 1885
American Council For Judaism, Issues
Spring 2000

"Birthright" Program Brings Thousands Of Young American Jews To Israel; Critics Debate Its Cost And Value
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
January-February 2000

Israelis Are "Unsettled" By Christian Visitors; Courses Are Sought On Jesus To Combat Ignorance
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
January-February 2000

300 American Rabbis Call On Israelis And Palestinians To Share Jerusalem
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
January-February 2000

American Jews Are Not In "Exile," And Israelis Have Much To Learn From Them, Writes Anne Roiphe
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
January-February 2000

"A Statement of Principles for Reform Judaism": A Critical View
Wolfgang Hamburger, Issues
Winter 2000

It Is Time to Confront the Exclusionary Ethnocentrism in Jewish Sacred Literature
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Winter 2000

Jews in the South: A Long History and a Feeling of Home
Peter Egill Brownfeld, Issues
Winter 2000

Letter To The Editor
Rabbi Jay R. Brickman, Issues
Winter 2000

A Jewish Agenda For The New Millennium Is Proposed
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
November-December 1999

Religious Pluralism Is Called A Danger To Israel As Expressions Of Intolerance Mount
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
November-December 1999

American Jews Are Not In "Exile," And Israelis Have Much To Learn From Them, Writes Anne Roiphe
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
November-December 1999

Term "Diaspora" Is Going Out Of Style As Post-Zionist Ideology Gains
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
November-December 1999

Textbooks Replace Myths With Facts As Israel Reassesses Its National Identity
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
November-December 1999

Columnist Warns Of Jewish and Christian Groups Which Oppose Middle East Peace Process
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
September-October 1999

Israel Convicts U.S. Teenager For Maryland Murder; Jewish Groups Criticized For Silence
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
September-October 1999

Post-Zionism Emerges As A Major Force In Israel’s Intellectual Life
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
September-October 1999

Hillary Clinton Is Urged To Seek Pollard’s Release In A Bid For Votes In New York
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
September-October 1999

Debate Continues Over Future of Reform Judaism
ACJ, Issues
Fall 1999

A Jewish View of Jesus
John D. Rayner, Issues
Fall 1999

American Jewish Identity and the Holocaust: A Critical Examination of Its Growing Role
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Fall 1999

For American Jews, "Our Destiny Is Here," Not In Israel, States Prof. Leonard Glick
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
July-August 1999

Survey Finds Only 3 Percent Of American Jews Think "Support Of Israel" Is Vital To Their Identity
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
July-August 1999

Gephardt Stirs Controversy By Bowing To Pressure To Remove Muslim Nominee From Counterrorism Commission
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
July-August 1999

Israel Channels Millions In Aid To Zionist-Oriented U.S. Orthodox Schools
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
July-August 1999

Rabbi Urges Reform Judaism To Remain True To Its Character
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
July-August 1999

A Universalist Jewish Agenda: Living Creatively and Responsibly
Rabbi Jay R. Brickman , Issues
Summer 1999

Changes in Reform Judaism: Ethnic Separation or Spiritual Renewal?
Paul Gottfrled, Issues
Summer 1999

Germany, Denmark and the Holocaust: Different Histories, Different Lessons
Solveig Eggerz, Issues
Summer 1999

Remembering the Vision of American Judaism’s Original Reformers
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Summer 1999

Demographer Urges A Warm Welcome For Converts; Rabbi Opposes Exclusivist Religion
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
May-June 1999

Departments Of Jewish Studies Focus On Ethnicity, Not Religion, Charges Jacob Neusner
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
May-June 1999

AIPAC Abandons Opposition To A Palestinian State
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
May-June 1999

Reform Judaism Encourages A Return To Tradition And Emigration To Israel In Its "Pittsburgh Principles"
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
May-June 1999

Remembering Reform Judaism’s Founding Beliefs and Principles
ACJ, Issues
Spring 1999

Can Classical Reform Judaism Be Revived in the 21st Century?
Ralph Dombrower, Issues
Spring 1999

Where Do Our Loyalties Lie?
John D. Rayner, Issues
Spring 1999

Murder in the Name of God: Where Religious Extremism Can Lead
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Spring 1999

Merger Of Jewish Fund-Raising Groups Indicates "A New Agenda In The Jewish World"
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
March-April 1999

Israeli Court Bars Extradition Of U.S. Youth Charged With Murder; Law Reflects View That Jews Should Not Be Tried By Gentile Courts
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
March-April 1999

Conservative Movement Is Divided Over "Excessively Rigid" Rules Which Bar Those Married To Non-Jews From Leadership Roles
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
March-April 1999

Reform Leaders Protest Vote Against Pluralism; "Culture War" Shakes Israel
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
March-April 1999

An Exploration of Four Hundred Years of Jewish History in Virginia
Peter Egill Brownfeld, Issues
Winter 1999

Further Observations on the "Ten Principles"
Paul Gottfried, Issues
Winter 1999

Growing Intolerance: The Real Threat to Judaism’s Future
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Winter 1999

The "Odd Logic" of Jewish Groups Urging Pollard’s Release Is Called "Troubling"
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
January-February 1999

Calls For More Tradition Reveal A Sharp Split In Reform Judaism
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
January-February 1999

Conversion Crisis Will Cause $100 Million Drop-Off In American Giving To Israel, Reform Leader Warns
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
January-February 1999

In Today’s Israel, Judaism Is A "Registered Trademark," Declares HUC’s Jerusalem Dean
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
January-February 1999

Opposition Grows To Statement of Reform Principles Which Charts a More Traditional Course
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
November-December 1998

To Rebuild Religious Identity, Free Trips To Israel For American Jewish Youth
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
November-December 1998

Netanyahu Calls For "Massive Aliya" From America As Jewish Federations Meet In Israel
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
November-December 1998

Specter of Jewish Terrorism Is Growing in Israel
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
November-December 1998

Israel Plans To send "Foreign Aid" To American Jews
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
September-October 1998

"Ghetto Judaism" Is "A Retreat From The World" Declares Rabbi Yoffie
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
September-October 1998

Israel’s Use Of The Holocaust As A Political Weapon Is Called "A Desecration"
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
September-October 1998

Reform Prepares To Turn Back Toward Tradition and Orthodox Rituals
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
September-October 1998

More Than A Nation: The Cultural Zionism of Martin Buber
Solveig Eggerz, Issues
Fall 1998

Confronting the Founding Myths of Israel
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Fall 1998

The Zionizing of Reform Judaism
Wolfgang Hamburger, Issues
Fall 1998

Israel Is Divided By A Bitter Culture War
American Council For Judaism, Special Interest Report
July-August 1998

Israeli T.V. Series Shakes The Myths Of The Country’s Founders
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
July-August 1998

Debate Over Goldhagen Book Produces Charges Of Censorship Because of Author’s Anti-Zionist Views
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
July-August 1998

Reform Movement Launches Own Fund Drive As Concern Over UJA Grows
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
July-August 1998

The New Judaism?
Mayer Schiller, Issues
Summer 1998

Rising Above Jewish Ethnicity
Paul Gottfried, Issues
Summer 1998

God’s Mysterious Choice: Understanding Judaism’s Unique Mission
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Summer 1998

American Jews Are Increasingly Critical Of Policy
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
May-June 1998

American Jews’ Strong Ties With Israel Have Yielded To Increased Ambiguity
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
May-June 1998

Rabbi Decries Israeli "Settler Colonialism"
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
May-June 1998

Israelis Concede Pollard Worked For Them; Jewish Groups Are Criticized For Urging Pollard’s Release
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
May-June 1998

Doubt Over Future And Internal Divisions Temper Israel’s 50th Anniversary Celebration
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
May-June 1998

"The Great Schism Is Already Upon Us," States Hillel Halkin of "Jewish Unity"
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
March-April 1998

Jews Are "Trading Peoplehood For Faith," Confirming ACJ View, Declares Leonard Fein
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
March-April 1998

Rabin’s Son Says Israel’s Status As A Free Society Is Threatened
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
March-April 1998

Israel At 50: For Many Jews It Has Become A False God, Editor Writes
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
March-April 1998

American Jews and Israel at 50: A Time for Reassessment
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Spring 1998

The Chosen People Become A Light To The Nations
Solveig Eggerz, Issues
Spring 1998

The Truth About The Pharisees
John D. Rayner, Issues
Spring 1998

Klaus J. Herrmann, 1929 – 1998
ACJ, Issues
Winter 1998

Netanyahu Visit Reveals A Sharply Divided American Jewish Community
American Council For Judaism, Special Interest Report
January-February 1998

Amos Oz Calls Israeli-Palestinian Issue One Between "Right and Right"
American Council For Judaism, Special Interest Report
January-February 1998

"Jewish McCarthyites" Blamed For Cancellation of Smithsonian Lecture Series
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
January-February 1998

Zionism Was A 19th Century Dream Which Must Be Redefined, Rabbi Declares
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
January-February 1998

Only as a Religious Community Is Jewish Survival Possible
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Winter 1998

God’s Elect: What Does It Mean To Be Chosen?
Solveig Eggerz, Issues
Winter 1998

Confronting the Myth of Jewish "Unity"
Paul Gottfried, Issues
Winter 1998

A "Sea Change" In American Jewish Opinion Toward U.S. Middle East Policy Is Found
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
November-December 1997

Forged Passport Scandal Is Called Illustration Of Israel’s Attitude Toward Jews Abroad
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
November-December 1997

Convert To Judaism Asks Orthodox Rabbis: "What Do You Mean I’m Not A Jew?"
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
November-December 1997

Feeling Alienated From Israel, American Jews Are Cutting Donations
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
November-December 1997

Sacred Cows In The American Jewish Community Are Being Shattered
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
September-October 1997

Rabbi Yoffie Urges Jewish Spirituality and Declares "The Age of Ethnicity Is Over"
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
September-October 1997

Religious Intolerance In Israel Is Called A Challenge To Jewish Unity
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
September-October 1997

Mainstream Jewish Leaders Indicate Frustration With Netanyahu’s Policies
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
September-October 1997

Israel and American Jews: Sympathy, Not Loyalty
Henry S. Glazier, Issues
Fall 1997

Zionists and the Foreign Agents Investigation
Leonard R. Sussman , Issues
Fall 1997

We and the Union of Orthodox Rabbis: Challenge and Response
Klaus J. Herrmann, Issues
Fall 1997

A Rabbi’s Critical Look at 100 Years of Jewish Nationalism
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Fall 1997

Debate Grows Over The Status of Religious Freedom In Israel
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
July-August 1997

America’s "New Jews" Are Non-Ethnic, Diverse and Seeking Spirituality, Says College Chaplain
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
July-August 1997

Author Expresses Anger At Jews Who Do Not Live In Israel; Many Believe Aliyah Is Now Over
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
May-June 1997

Because Of Intermarriage, Jewish Educator Says "I Am Coping With Jewish Prejudice"
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
May-June 1997

The Smoke and Mirrors Approach to Reform(ed) Judaism
Klaus J. Herrmann, Issues
Summer 1997

Fundamentalism
John D. Rayner, Issues
Summer 1997

Zionism at 100: Remembering Its Often Prophetic Jewish Critics
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Summer 1997

Historian Reports On Hitler’s Friendship With Jews, Speculates On His View Of Zionism
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
May-June 1997

Writer Describes Alienation of Young American Jews From Israel
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
May-June 1997

American Jews Are Reassessing Their Ties To Israel; Donations Are In Decline
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
May-June 1997

American Jewish Leaders Criticize Israeli Chief Rabbinate and Urge Its Dismantlement
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
May-June 1997

Amos Elon Calls Religious Zeal over Jerusalem a Form of "Idolatry"
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
March-April 1997

Founder of Israel’s First Non-Orthodox Synagogue Expresses Concern Over "Erosion of Democracy"
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
March-April 1997

Orthodox Group Denounces Reform and Conservative Movements as "Not Judaism"
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
March-April 1997

American Jewish Opinion Is Divided Over Israeli Construction In Jerusalem
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
March-April 1997

Milwaukee’s Congregation Sinai and the ACJ
American Council For Judaism, Issues
Spring 1997

A Jewish Universalist Agenda
Jay R. Brickman, Issues
Spring 1997

Halachah In European Progressive Judaism
John D. Rayner, Issues
Spring 1997

Searching for Jewish Identity In A Free and Open Society
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Spring 1997

The Legacy of Clarence L. Coleman, Jr. 1903–1997
American Council For Judaism, Issues
Winter 1997

Tribalism vs. Universality: The Triumph of Jonah and Ruth
Solveig Eggerz, Issues
Winter 1997

For Whom Does The "Jewish Establishment" Really Speak?
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Winter 1997

Soldier’s Rampage Leads to Soul-Searching In Israel About Growth of Religious Extremism
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
January-February 1997

Russian Jewish Convert to Catholicism Is Made Stateless By Israeli Government Action
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
January-February 1997

Editor Chides Jewish Media On The Story It Didn’t Cover
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
January-February 1997

Court Ruling May Force AIPAC To Register With the FEC and Disclose Contributors
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
January-February 1997

Reform Rabbis Fight Israeli Efforts To Ban Conversions By Non-Orthodox Jews
Allan Brownfeld, Editor, Special Interest Report
January-February 1997

Elmer Berger, 1908-1996
American Council For Judaism, Issues
Fall 1996

Elmer Berger: I Remember Him Well
Leonard R. Sussman, Issues
Fall 1996

Elmer Berger: A Spokesman For Justice
Grace Halsell, Issues
Fall 1996

The Legacy of Elmer Berger
Klaus J. Herrmann, Issues
Fall 1996

The Paradoxes of Zionism and Its Growing Irrelevance
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Fall 1996

Isaac Wolfe Bernheim: A Crusader for a Prophetically Universalist "Israelitism"
Klaus J. Herrmann, Issues
Summer 1996

Stock Figures in Jewish Folklore: Universal Yet Uniquely Jewish
Solveig Eggerz, Issues
Summer 1996

Fear of Freedom: A Growing Jewish Dilemma
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Summer 1996

An Exchange About The New British Prayerbook, "Service of the New Heart"
American Council For Judaism, Issues
Spring 1996

The Land, The Law and The Liberal Conscience
John D. Rayner, Issues
Spring 1996

Why Should Jews Survive
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Spring 1996

Jewish, Hebrew, Israelitic: What’s in a Name?
Klaus J. Herrmann, Issues
Winter 1996

A Portrait of a Typical — And Typically Diverse — American Jewish Community
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Winter 1996

The Continuity of Judaism
Wolfgang Hamburger, Issues
Winter 1996

The Universal and Unique Nature of Jewish Folklore
Solveig Eggerz, Issues
Fall 1995

A New Philosophy of Judaism for the Modern Age
Dan Cohn-Sherbok, Issues
Fall 1995

Rhetorical Violence and Religious Extremism: A Deadly Combination
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Fall 1995

Hannah Arendt’s Conscience and the Dilemma of Zionism
Keith Morrison, Issues
Summer 1995

The New Liberal and Progressive Prayerbook: A Strange Mixture of Universalism and Zionist Thinking
Klaus J. Herrmann, Issues
Summer 1995

Jewish "Continuity" and the Challenge of America’s Free and Open Society
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Summer 1995

“Home Lands” a Portrait of Jews at Home in the World
Allan C. Brownfeld, Issues
Fall 2001

Uncovered Documents Tell the Story of Cooperation Between Muslims and Jews in Medieval Cairo
Allan C. Brownfeld,


Examining Zionism — From Seeking a Refuge for Jews to Controlling Millions of Palestinians
Allan C. Brownfeld,


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