Israel

Reform Leader Opposes Troubling Israeli "NGO Bill"

Washington, D.C., June 6, 2016 – In response to legislation under consideration by the Israeli Knesset that would require non-profits that recover foreign funds to declare themselves as foreign agents, Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, issued the following statement: 

The Core of the Matter: The Future of Jerusalem

Jacob Kraus
May 23, 2016
Often, peace negotiations between Israelis and Palestinians have gotten stuck on the status of Jerusalem. Debates over the future of this holy city are often informed by deeply held views of history, religion and politics.

Yom HaZikaron: A Day of Pause and Reflection

Jacob Kraus
May 10, 2016

Starting in the evening on Tuesday, May 10, Israelis and supporters of Israel around the world will mark Yom HaZikaron, the Day of Remembrance for Israeli fallen soldiers and victims of terror.