URJ and Israel: Post-October 7th Updates and Resources

May 31, 2024

Our hearts are with the people of Israel at this difficult time and we pray for the safety and immediate release of all of the hostages.

Learn more about the URJ's longstanding positions on Israel and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and our Israel programs and engagement opportunities.

The Moment We Are In, The Future We Pray For

With an eye toward the future we envision, we offer these steps we hope Israelis and Palestinians will take at this moment of intense challenge and deep pain. 

Statement from the Reform Movement with Israeli flag and URJ Logo

Bound Together for Good: Sermon by Rabbi Rick Jacobs

Read and watch Rabbi Rick Jacobs' sermon, delivered during Shabbat morning services at the URJ's 150th anniversary gathering.

Rabbi Rick Jacobs

Photo by Theo Hansen



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