Elsewhere: Conservative decline, displaying Iraq antiquities, circumcision under threat

Conservative collapse: Rabbi Daniel Gordis examines the decline of Conservative Judaism, the movement that shaped him. (Jewish Review of Books)

Displaying Iraq’s Jewish antiquities: The Iraqi Jewish artifacts on display at the National Archives in Washington highlights the achievements and tragedies of Iraqi Jewry, writes Edward Rothstein. (N.Y. Times)

Threat to circumcision: In Europe, the practice of religious circumcision faces the eventual danger of being banned, writes Jonathan Fisher. (Jewish Chronicle)

Examining intermarriage: Two Pew Research Center officials discuss their survey’s findings on Jews and intermarriage. (Pew Research Center)

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