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Health Ministry launches historic reform in medicinal cannabis treatment

The new regulations exclude for the first time CBD-based products from the Dangerous Drugs Ordinance from 1973.

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Reform movement gets $600,000 grant to support racial justice, diversity

The movement will work to recruit a more diverse staff and board with a focus on racial justice, a statement said.

By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
14/08/2020
SEPHARDI CHIEF Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef
Chief rabbi patronizes women studying halacha, says Reform Judaism is fake

Sephardi Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef casts aspersions on ability of women to learn advanced Jewish law, accuses women seeking state accreditation for Torah studies of ‘imitating Reform Judaism’

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England’s senior Reform rabbi, Laura Janner-Klausner, is stepping down

Reform Chair Geoffrey Marx said she “has made Britain better.”

By JTA/MARCY OSTER
08/07/2020
The battle of forcing religious reform upon the government

RELIGIOUS AFFAIRS: Religion and state reforms are not on the coalition’s agenda, but the High Court may bring them front and center once again.

High Court of Justice prepares for hearing on whether Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu can form the
Reform, Masorti movements to insist High Court rule on conversion case

Deadline for postponing decision on 2005 petition requesting Israeli citizenship to non-Israeli nationals who convert in Israel with the non-Orthodox movements, falls later this month

Tim Scott, the Senate's only black Republican, leads police reform push

Scott has talked about being stopped and questioned by police even during his seven years in the US Senate.

By REUTERS
10/06/2020
An IBM chips are seen in Kiev, Ukraine April 21, 2016.
IBM exists facial recognition business, calls for police reform

The company will stop offering facial recognition software and opposes any use of such technology for purposes of mass surveillance and racial profiling.

By REUTERS
09/06/2020
Union for Reform Judaism announces layoffs, furloughs

“The impact of COVID-19 on all of our revenue streams has been crushing, and we anticipate it will take several years to recover,” Jacobs wrote. “Consequently, our organization must get smaller.”

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
14/05/2020
Nearly all Reform Jewish summer camps closed due to coronavirus

The Reform movement is also canceling all of its trips to Israel and other locations, as well as all in-person youth activities.

By BEN SALES/JTA
01/05/2020
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