AIPAC’s Policy Conference returns to Washington this weekend. Like many other pro-Israel Americans, I know that America’s relationship with our closest ally in the Middle East, and the only Jewish state in the world, is best sustained when it transcends the partisan rancor that divides entrenched opponents on so many other issues. Diverse American political support for Israel is a source of strength for both nations and for the Jewish community.
During this first Policy Conference during the Trump administration, how do we avoid letting shared pro-Israel values be overwhelmed by...Read More
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New York, NY, March 21, 2017 - The Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) and the Ruderman Family Foundation (RFF) today announced the strengthening of their important partnership supporting the URJ’s vital work around disabilities inclusion.
The RFF has contributed close to $1 million to the URJ in a unique partnership for disabilities inclusion awareness work, including a new $300,000 grant over two years...Read More
The Reform Movement’s Audacious Hospitality work seeks to understand and support the realities of modern Jewish life. At the heart of our team’s holy work is the belief that all of us can stand stronger when we welcome and incorporate Jewish diversity into all facets of Jewish communal life.
And yet, Audacious Hospitality is a paradox. Here are three opposing ideas we encounter regularly in our work – and why we’re working to embrace them:
Inside Leadership, the blog at URJ.org, is a source for Reform Jewish leaders to get the latest news and though-provoking articles about Jewish communal life.