Statement of Union for Reform Judaism President Rabbi Rick Jacobs in Response to the Deadly Shooting at Chabad of Poway
It is in these moments of darkness that Jewish tradition compels us to be brave, to seek the light. We are, as we read in Zechariah 9:12, asirei hatikvah, prisoners of hope.
Let me not mince words: He’s a narcissistic, unstable tyrant who hates migrant workers and has instituted oppressive policies that endanger their lives. Almost everyone liked his predecessor but it’s a new day.
The Republican Party's platform excludes language for a two-state solution for Israelis and Palestinians, a serious divergence from a quarter century of U.S.