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Rabbi Rick Jacobs, the president of the Union for Reform Judaism, said American Jews should no longer acquiesce to Israeli state-sanctioned discrimination against women and non-Orthodox Jews.
"I would fight passionately for the right of Orthodox Jews to pray freely at the Kotel...
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Israel’s attorney general has agreed to pay the salaries of non-Orthodox rabbis who lead their communities.
The agreement announced Tuesday comes three weeks after a panel of Supreme Court judges called on the attorney general to intervene during a hearing on a petition filed more...
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American Jews are letting down Israel in the short run by staying away during the current unrest, says a top Progressive rabbi, and in the long run by not fighting harder for religious pluralism in the Jewish state.
"Many of you are showing your solidarity, but many others are...