Western Wall Phone Picture

Greetings from URJ Kutz Camp where I am serving on faculty this week. Even in this bucolic setting, the loud cries from and about Israel are stirring conversa

Reuven Greenvald
Cantorial Soloist Tara Abrams and Rabbi Benjie Gruber on the pulpit

Cantorial Soloist Tara Abrams: Our synagogue, Temple Har Zion (THZ), is a medium-sized congregation in the greater Toronto area in Ontario,

Rabbi Benjie Gruber and Tara Abrams
Men and women together at an egalitarian section of the Kotel (Western Wall)

I recently attended a Knesset caucus on America-Israel relations during which I addressed the body about two issues of vital concern to North America’s liberal Jewish community: the Kotel (the

Rabbi Rick Jacobs
Protesters outside the prime minister's residence in Jerusalem, Israel

Dear friends and partners, 

Shavuah tov.

Rabbi Gilad Kariv
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