Reform is Vibrant


As president of a Reform congregation, I was glad to see a positive take on the state of Reform Judaism in the April 6 article on the merger between Oheb Shalom and Har Sinai (“Reimagining Reform,” April 6).

However, I’d like to point out that after that merger, Baltimore will have three Reform congregations, not just the two you mentioned (“Change Is Afoot,” April 6). Two years ago, Bolton Street Synagogue joined the Union for Reform Judaism — evidence of the growth of this vibrant movement. Since affiliating, we have been actively involved in URJ programming locally and nationally, and couldn’t be more pleased to be part of the Union for Reform Judaism. The Reform story has even more “good news to report” than you indicated.



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