During this holiday season, we are reminded of the blessing of being together with those we love. Today’s announcement will ease that process for thousands of individuals and families.
Rabbi Rick Jacobs, President of the Union for Reform Judaism, and Rabbi Josh Weinberg, Vice President, Israel and Reform Zionism and Executive Director, ARZA , both gave speeches at two of the Protests for Israel's Democracy in New York.
The Union for Reform Judaism is proud to announce the hiring of Rabbi Orli Moss as its new director of the Heller High School program in Israel. Rabbi Moss, a renowned leader and educator with extensive experience educating and connecting young Jews to Israel, assumed the position in early July.
Today is a sad day for Israel’s democracy. The passage of the amendment removing the Supreme Court’s jurisdiction to overrule decisions and appointments of Israel’s Government using the legal standard of “reasonableness” will reduce the checks and balances placed on the government.
We stand behind Israel as it addresses the recent waves of deadly terrorism, including the terrorist attack in the heart of Tel Aviv that left many Israelis wounded.