Tag Archives: Union of Reform Judaism

“The Reform Movement–and 80 percent of American Jewry–has ceded sovereignty over Jerusalem to the Palestinians” [VIDEO]

COMMENTARY Reform Movement Backs Palestinians against Israel on Jerusalem by Evelyn Gordon December 6, 2017  That Arab and European leaders are protesting President Trump’s intent to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital is no surprise. Nor is it any surprise that … Continue reading

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Lappin: “As a Reform Jew who has devoted a great deal of time and financial resources to the goal of enhancing Jewish continuity, I now affirm these truths: Diaspora Jews need Israel…and Israel’s Arab neighbors need Israel”

JEWISH JOURNAL The reformation of a Reform Jew by Andrew D. Lappin July 13, 2016 …Fortunately, outside of the URJ and the European Union, the rush of the previous decade to a hastily jury-rigged two-state solution has all but fully … Continue reading

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Reform Stand on Iran Reflects the Problem, Not the Solution

COMMENTARY by Jonathan Tobin August 23, 2015 From the point of view of those opposed to the Iran nuclear deal, the decision of the Union of Reform Judaism (URJ) to sit out the battle is not the worst possible outcome. … Continue reading

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A dose of nuance: Hand-wringing ain’t leadership

JERUSALEM POST By Daniel Gordis April 24, 2014 It’s easier to say “Israel should do something” than to tell us what. [Eric Yoffie], our self-appointed Socrates (formerly president of the Union for Reform Judaism) now spends his time with the conscience-afflicted … Continue reading

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