The statement invoked Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel, an iconic Jewish civil rights activist who marched with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
“While I am prouder than ever to be part of this congregation, our financial health has been seriously impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.”
Today, most Conservative Jews are truly liberal American Jews.
RAC director Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner said the order “is an extension of the xenophobia that has tragically guided our nation’s immigration policies during his time in office."
In today’s world, it cannot be denied that the Reform, Conservative and Orthodox denominations have distinct identities and positions regarding matters of religious practice.
'These presentations help people confront and accept the situation they’re living. Accepting helps empower [them] for the future.'
The entire student body of URJ Heller High in Israel, a high school affiliated with the Reform movement, will return to the United States on a chartered flight.
Zauzmer, 26, works during the day as a baseball analyst for the Los Angeles Dodgers, using math to identify strong players that the team could potentially acquire.
The Reform Movement is the largest stream of Judaism in the US, and has traditionally focused heavily on the practice of tikkun olam, which seeks to improve the world through activism.
The couple belongs to the Abayudaya community, which the State of Israel does not recognize as a part of the Jewish religion.