The leader of the Reform Jewish movement urged Benjamin Netanyahu to preserve pluralism in a message congratulating the Israeli prime minister on forming a new government.
BDS advocates scored a big win as Presbyterians voted for divestment. With the peace talks dead, some trumpet boycotting Israel as the only path left to a two-state solution.
The leader of the Reform movement asked his Presbyterian counterparts to join him in a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to make their case against Israeli practices in the West Bank.
After the contentious rejection of J Street by the Presidents Conference, a potent coalition has launched a determined effort to reform the umbrella organization.
Reform Movement leader Rabbi Rick Jacobs has signaled that the Union of Reform Judaism could consider dropping out of the Conference of Presidents in response to yesterday’s vote to reject membership to the progressive pro-Israel group J Street.
EDITORIAL: Who objects to J Street taking a place in the communal tent and why? The Presidents Conference should lift its veil of secrecy — and start an open debate.
The Presidents Conference is supposed to represent the big Jewish tent. Will it open the flaps up a crack and let in the dovish group J Street?
The leader of Reform Jewry has backed J Street’s effort to join the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations.
A growing number of rabbis who once refused to perform interfaith weddings have changed their minds. And they don’t regret it.