JPPI does not leave out Reform and Conservative: Half of Israeli Jews prefer mixed-seating synagogues

From Shmuel Rosner’s blog in the “Times of Israel”, April 24, 2017:

An article in the Times of Israel last week made several claims concerning the Jewish People Policy Institute’s Pluralism Index that ought to be clarified. The article’s headline argued: “Reform and Conservative Judaism left out of new Israeli pluralism index,” creating a false impression that JPPI excludes or omits Reform and Conservative Jews as it tracks trends related to Pluralism in Israel. There is nothing further from the truth. JPPI respects all Jews and has proved more than once, including last week, that it counts-in Reform and Conservative Jews.

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