Press Releases and Statements

Press Releases and Statements

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Union for Reform Judaism President Rabbi Rick Jacobs issued this statement:

"The URJ is greatly concerned about today’s statement by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo which, while focusing on international law, will be widely read as a broader change to the U.S. position on Israeli settlements - a policy which has been long held by both Republican and Democratic U.S. administrations.

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The URJ has selected the following individuals to participate in the URJ JewV’Nation Fellowship’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Leadership Cohort, a nine-month program dedicated to promoting and incorporating DEI principles in congregations across North America.

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Contact: Lauren Theodore at 212-650-4154

New York, NY; November 13, 2019 –

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URJ Statement On Keren Kayemeth L’Israel Land Purchases in the West Bank

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October 11, 2019

Reform Jewish Movement Responds to Removal of U.S. Troops at Turkish-Syrian Border

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October 10, 2019; New York, NY - Rabbi Rick Jacobs, President of the Union for Reform Judaism, issued the following statement: