Israel

Public Statement of Reform and Progressive Organizations, Communities and Congregations in Israel and from throughout the world on the intention to appoint Mr. Efi Eitam to the position of Chairperson of Yad Vashem

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The Israel Reform Movement (IMPJ), the World Union for Progressive Judaism (WUPJ), the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ, North America), and ARZENU-the International Federation of Reform Zionist Movements express our opposition to th

URJ Statement: The Abraham Accords

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The URJ praises the announcement of an historic peace deal that will lead to a full normalization of diplomatic relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, known as the “Abraham Accords,” and hopes it will lead other countries in the region to follow suit and provide an opportunity for Israel and its Palestinian neighbors to return to the negotiating table.