From the Editor

by Susan Weidman Schneider

Some male rabbis are making pretty strange bedfellows. They appear to be drawn into an alliance with the Christian Right to oppose abortion rights in the guise of lobbying against so-called “partial-birth abortions.” I recently attended part of an all-day conference in Washington which made me feel as if I had stepped into a world where words no longer had meaning, where Jews sound like Bible-thumping evangelical Christians, and where the solid wall we count on to keep church and state separate was viewed as a permeable membrane.

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