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Many Branches, One Faith March 02, 2012
It can be hard to figure out the differences between the main branches of Judaism - many Jews don’t quite know. The big three are Orthodox, Conservative and Reform. They’re not quite denominations, the way Christianity has say, the Catholic, Lutheran and Episcopal churches. They’re more like movements, which have come up with different ways of reconciling the traditions of the past with the realities of the present. A historian and two rabbis explain.
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, orthodox rabbi and author of "Kosher Jesus"
Pamela Nadell, Director of the Jewish Studies Program at American University of and author of "Conservative Judaism in America: A Biographical Dictionary and Sourcebook"
Rabbi Bruce Lustig, reform rabbi at Washington Hebrew Congregation