The Credo of a Reform Jew in Israel

Publication Date: January 1998

Publisher: Jewish Agency for Israel; Jewish Agency for Israel

Author(s): Michael L. Klein

Research Area:

Keywords: History; Jewish Law (Halacha); Religious Denominations; Reform Judaism

Type: Other


The author outlines his essential religious philosophy as a Reform Jew, recognizing that Reform Judaism includes a broad spectrum of beliefs and practices. Among the core values central to Reform Judaism, according to the author, are the value of life, equality of the sexes, liturgical reform, and honesty.