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The Masorti Movement is committed to a pluralistic, egalitarian, and democratic vision of Zionism. Masorti represents a “third” way. Not secular Judaism. Not ultra-Orthodoxy. But a Jewish life that integrates secular beliefs. Halakhah with inclusion and egalitarianism. Tradition that recognizes the realities of today’s world. Masorti engages tens of thousands of Israelis each year, young and old, native born as well as olim from around the globe. Click here to read more about Masorti



Rav Siach

  • 2015-05-08

The Masorti Movement is very excited to announce the first partnership between the Ministry for Jerusalem and Diaspora Affairs and the Masorti Movement in Israel Click the image for more information: Rav Siach is a program to strengthen and deepen the relationship between Conservative communities in the Diaspora, Masorti communities in Israel and the State of Israel by: • Creating a conversation on the key issues confronting Israeli socie...

Shavuot Webinar:

  • 2015-05-06

Shavuot, The holiday that celebrates the giving of the Torah to the Israelites with a special reading of the Book of Ruth is almost here. Ruth, a Moabite woman who chose to be a Jew was welcomed into our people. It is that spirit of inclusion that drives Masorti and its mission to build an inclusive Israel that welcomes children with disabilities into Jewish people-hood. As a special thank you for your generous support, a webinar took place on Thursday, May 21st at 1...

Rehovot Mayor Cancels B'nei Mitzvah: Action Alert Updates & Resources

  • 2015-05-06

The world's attention was captured when the Mayer of Rehovot, Rachamim Malul, canceled the bar and bat mitzvah ceremony of children with disabilities because it was to take place in a Masorti synagogue. (He also refused to meet with the parents, Masorti, or our staff of disabilities specialists who were all prepared to tell him how hard this decision would be for all children but especially so for those with autism.) Click the image for a list of resources and links to media...

Masorti's Dare to Dream Gala - A huge Success!

  • 2015-04-17

Just before sunset on Monday night, the Masorti Foundation hosted its most successful Tribute Gala ever. Entitled Dare to Dream, the Gala’s theme obviously resonated with honorees, Rabbi Gordon Tucker, Susan and William Yarmuth of Louisville, KY and Yizhar Hess, Masorti’s CEO in Israel as well as the unprecedented number of guests. The effort to keep a Zionism of love alive, the effort to prevent the suffocation of the Jewish diversity we have yearned to see rooted in...

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Judy Maltz

Haaretz / Israel


Jewish Pluralism Watch has been an incredible resource for me in recent days, as I profile new members of the Knesset and government and try to get a sense of their views on religion and state matters


Michael Oren

former Israeli ambassador to the USA


If Israel does not work to make itself the nation-state of all the Jewish people, and be truly pluralistic and open ... then we risk losing these people.


Rosh Hashannah Newsletter 2014

By Rabbi Alan Silverstein

Hanukah Newsletter 2014

By Rabbi Alan Silverstein