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Calling Out Antisemitism Wherever It Is Found, Especially When Criticism of Israel Crosses the Line Into Antisemitism
As a Movement that puts Ahavat Yisrael as one of its highest values and with our deep commitment to Israel as both a Jewish and democratic state, we must strongly oppose the potential annexation after July 1st.
On Sunday morning, the Reform Jewish Movement lost one of our giants. Rudi E. Scheidt Sr. was 95 years old when he died peacefully at home in Memphis, TN.
We want to take a moment to update you on what we know, what we’re doing, and what we suggest to congregations at this moment in time and going forward.
This dramatic increase in anti-Semitic incidents strongly correlates with the deadly uptick in all forms of racism and bigotry.
Seven years ago, just as I began my tenure as president of the Union for Reform Judaism, I stood before our Movement at the Biennial and shared the following:
“We are poised at one of the most critical and dramatic crossroads in all of Jewish