URJ president Rabbi Rick Jacobs said KKL-JNF “deceived” leaders by hiding West Bank land purchases in Hebron and Jericho.
“The overall sense was, regardless of how people feel about the president, that respect should be shown for the office of the president.”
Rob Kvidt will be the first to take on this role. A member for 16 years, he was ordained just a few months ago, in June.
Devra Freelander, 28, was an award-winning video and sculpture artist whose work was on display recently in Times Square.
The Jewish movement’s invitation to the civil rights activist earned sharp rebukes from Chabad, who accused him of inciting anti-Semitic riots.
The warning comes from the leadership of the two largest religious streams in the United States, with a combined membership that would constitute
“A Reform grandfather = an assimilated father = a goy grandson.”
Orthodox, Conservative and Reform movements all teach that sex is most desirable within marriage and frequently shameful otherwise.
SPLC has designated the Nation of Islam as a hate group, but did not specifically cite this as a reason for leaving the national march.
The former senior rabbi of a historic Reform synagogue in Baltimore has been expelled by the movement’s rabbinical association