Reform Movement

Reform Judaism in Britain

Reform Judaism has faced a struggle against the established, comfortable, middle-of-the-road, non-haredi Orthodoxy that represented Judaism to most of the natiion.

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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
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Florida man to be charged with vandalism of 2 synagogues in Sarasota

Victor Martinez, 21, was named by the Sarasota Country Sheriff’s Office as the previously unidentified man who spray-painted swastikas and hate messages on both Sarasota synagogues.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
28/07/2020
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Amid COVID-19 pandemic two major Brooklyn synagogues discuss merging

“While I am prouder than ever to be part of this congregation, our financial health has been seriously impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.”

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
29/05/2020
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
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Reform movement condemns Trump’s immigration order

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."

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