Tag Archives: Central Conference of American Rabbis

American rabbis blowing off Trump at the High Holidays: “An immoral form of grandstanding at the expense of the Jewish community”

JERUSALEM POST Rabbis boycotting Trump are ignorant of their own history by Abraham H. Miller August 31, 2017 …In America, even minority religions have access to the corridors of power, and some of these political relationships are informally institutionalized. The … Continue reading

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Nothing to do with politics: Rabbis pull out of annual High Holiday call with Trump

NEWSWEEK Rabbis won’t call Trump for Jewish High Holidays because of his Charlottesville response by Stav Ziv August 23, 2017 [Some] Jewish religious leaders will not organize a conference call with President Donald Trump ahead of the High Holidays…in a break from recent … Continue reading

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Pettiness Trumps Gratitude “11 Boycotters of DC Azerbaijan Hanukkah Party: ADL, HIAS, Union for Reform Judaism, Hadassah, Central Conference of American Rabbis, Americans for Peace Now, Ameinu, Workmen’s Circle, Jewish Women International, and National Council of Jewish Women”

ZIONIST ORGANIZATION OF AMERICA Groups Boycotting Azerbaijan-Hanukkah Party Hurt Both U.S-Israel & Muslim Azerbaijan Relations by Morton A. Klein December 15, 2016 Eleven Jewish organizations have hurt and embarrassed the President-elect and Azerbaijan – a friendly Muslim country with an … Continue reading

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Jewish leftists “whose utter despair at last month’s election results knows no bounds” oppose Conference of Presidents gathering at Trump Hotel

ALGEMEINER How the Grinch Stole Hanukkah by Ruthie Blum December 9, 2016 A Hanukkah party co-hosted by the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations and the Embassy of Azerbaijan next Wednesday is causing a stir among left-wing Jews. … Continue reading

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Have criticisms of Israel by Reform leaders and rabbis contributed to a distancing from – and even, in some instances, a hostility toward – Israel among some Reform Jews?

JERUSALEM POST A promise that should be kept by Jonathan Greenberg April 25, 2016 …When Rabbi Rick Jacobs, the current head of the Union for Reform Judaism, was appointed to his post in 2011, much was made of his leftwing … Continue reading

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Reform Movement Won’t Back Nuclear Iran Deal

JEWISH PRESS by Lori Lowenthal Marcus August 20, 2015 The Reform movement concluded that the Nuclear Iran Deal ‘ does present a way forward, there are real dangers to rejecting it, and it does not foreclose Iran’s ability to become … Continue reading

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