Global Reform Movement Leadership Statement Condemning Attacks on Israeli Reform Movement and Rabbi Gilad Kariv
February 21, 2021 ט' אדר תשפ"א We, the leadership of the global Reform Movement, vigorously condemn the most recent attacks on the Israeli Reform Movement and on Rabbi Gilad Kariv, a candidate in the upcoming Knesset elections. These attacks are yet another manifestation of on-going incitement and boycotts against our Movement by some Ultra-Orthodox and National Religious leaders in the Knesset
URJ Opposes Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael’s (KKL-JNF) Expansion of Jewish Settlements with Private Land Purchases Throughout the West Bank
February 12, 2021 - Rabbi Rick Jacobs, President of the Union for Reform Judaism, has released the following statement: The Union for Reform Judaism strongly opposes Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael’s (KKL-JNF) plan to expand Jewish settlements by purchasing private land throughout the West Bank with priority given to land within existing settlements. We have long opposed the proliferation of settlements
The URJ and CCAR Join Other National Jewish Organizations in Sending Recommendations to Administration and Congress on Urgent Steps to Take to Combat Antisemitism
January 29, 2021 - Building on our endorsement of the IHRA definition of antisemitism, the Central Conference of American Rabbis and Union for Reform Judaism joined the American Jewish Congress, Anti-Defamation League, Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, National Council of Jewish Women, Rabbinical Assembly, and World Jewish Congress in offering a more complete agenda of vital steps that should be taken
February 24, 2021
This year, as I write about Jewish Disability Awareness, Acceptance, and Inclusion Month (JDAIM), I
February 18, 2021
As the magnitude of the damage and devastation to communities in Texas following widespread power outages continues to grow, there is a need for action and tangible aid to support those who were affected by the storm.
February 18, 2021
Judaism’s foremost physician made clear that providing healthcare to the community is fundamentally connected to the spiritual and moral health of society. Nine centuries later, with COVID-19 raging all around us, the urgent relevance of the Rambam’s words could not be clearer.
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