Press Release

Rabbi Rick Jacobs, president of the Union for Reform Judaism, issued a statement today on the proposed conversion bill introduced into the Knesset on May 10th, 2017, by Israel’s Ministry

NFTY students riding in a donkey caravan seen from behind

Last week, as the calendar filled with important occasions for Israel, I thought about the role the country pl

Miriam Chilton
URJ board mission participants in front of Israeli flags on flag polls

Several weeks ago, I spent Purim in the Israeli city of Ra'anana, just a bit north of Tel Aviv.

Rabbi Rick Jacobs
Teen Girls Wrapped in Flag

Israel engagement for young people, like every aspect of Jewish engagement, requires each new generation to make it their own.

Reuven Greenvald
President Trump on stage at the AIPAC Policy Conference with his face shown on large screens about the podium

AIPAC’s Policy Conference returns to Washington this weekend.

Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner
North American board members in Israel

We are delighted to share with you a few observations about our recent URJ North American Board mission to Israel.

Daryl Messinger and Rabbi Rick Jacobs