Israel

Israel

Computer keyboard on which the Enter key says Vote

The WZC elections are coming, and participation is critical for a large Reform presence in Israel and at home. Learn how you can get out the vote in your congregation.

Alexandra Gilbert
Young children waving Israeli flags on the stage in a synagogue social hall

Until recently, engaging Jewishly has not been easy for Israelis in Santa Barbara, CA, where religious life and Jewish identity are quite different than back home.

Chris Harrison
Two students, backs to the camera, wrapped together in an Israeli flag

Here are eight things one congregation does to engage with Israel. Your congregation can do them, too.

Rabbi Billy Dreskin and Rabbi Mara Young
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URJ Statement On Keren Kayemeth L’Israel Land Purchases in the West Bank

Hand dropping a ballot into a ballot box in front of the Israel flag

The World Zionist Congress elections are coming soon, and your congregation’s participation is critical to maintaining a large Reform presence in Israel and here at home.

Alexandra Gilbert
Smiling group of young leaders standing on a balcony together

Within the globalized reality of life today, we need to develop the capacity of young Jews to be in cross-cultural conversations. Klal Yisrael is the laboratory for creating and sustaining a worldwide network of young Jews with a personal stake in strengthening the future of Progressive Judaism around the world.

Rabbi Reuven Greenvald
Hand placing a ballot in ballot box; Israeli flag in the background

Learn why the upcoming World Zionist Congress (WZC) elections are critically important to the Reform Movement – in North America, in Israel, and around the world.

Alexandra Gilbert
Selfie of Rick Jacobs with Camp Coleman teens headed to Israel

My most recent trip to Israel highlighted the varied experiences of the Israeli Reform Movement, which offers a growing number of Israelis a Jewish way of life other than Orthodoxy.

Rabbi Rick Jacobs