“Leaders of the North American Reform movement decried President Trump’s announcement recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital city”

TIMES OF ISRAEL
Jewish Agency chief: Reform criticism of Trump’s Jerusalem move was ‘terrible’
by Staff and JTA
December 12, 2017

Jewish Agency chairman Natan Sharansky on Tuesday lambasted the Reform movement’s critical response to US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital last week. “The Reform response to the recognition of Jerusalem was terrible,” Sharansky, an influential backer of the Reform movement’s position on the Western Wall and other matters, said in a Hebrew-language radio interview. “Everything that comes out of Trump is bad, from their perspective. When the leader of a superpower recognizes Jerusalem, first you have to welcome it, then offer disagreement. Here it was the opposite,” he told Israel Radio. READ MORE

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