Steven Wernick

Stories by Steven Wernick
Dangerous to use religion as a crutch

Speaking to a meeting of Hasidic Jewish leaders on Sunday, New York GOP gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino said, “I don’t … Continued

The president’s religion is his business, not ours
Intermarriage not ideal, but is reality

Judaism is unlike other religions in that it is more than just a faith community – it is also a … Continued

God’s requirements for building a just society

Q:Fox News commentator Glenn Beck claims that faith-based calls for “social justice” are really ideological calls for “forced redistribution of … Continued

For Judaism, doubt is not hypocrisy

In the Bible, Job doubts God’s justice and refuses to believe that the sorrows that have descended upon him in … Continued

Indignity of ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’

By Steven WernickExecutive Vice President and CEO, United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism Although Jews as a group are not what … Continued