The Board of Trustees of the Union for Reform Judaism on Sunday unanimously
elected Rabbi Richard Jacobs to serve as its next president.
fourth person to hold the office since its creation in 1943, Jacobs follows
Rabbis Maurice Eisendrath, Alexander Schindler and Eric Yoffie.
currently senior rabbi at Westchester Reform Temple in Scarsdale, New York, and
will assume the URJ presidency in 2012.