In December, 5,000 Jews from around the country gathered in San Diego for the Union for Reform Judaism’s (URJ) Biennial conference. Overseeing it all was longtime pulpit rabbi-turned-URJ president, Rabbi Rick Jacobs. In these excerpts from an interview with the Journal, he talks...
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I was honored to have brunch last Sunday morning with Rabbi Rick Jacobs, the President of the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ), along with other leaders from my congregation. I’m going to write about what he said, but first I’m going to write about how he said it.
In the room were...
May 21, 2013 | 2:02 pm
Jewish groups are joining the effort to help those displaced by the tornado in suburban Oklahoma City.
Rabbi Rick Jacobs, president of the Union for Reform Judaism, announced Tuesday that his organization will collect donations and distribute them to the American Red Cross and...
April 19, 2013 | 9:36 am
This is the first in a series of weekly videos in which we will discuss the weekly Torah portion (Parashat Hashavua) with leading Rabbis of different denominations.
Our first guest is Rabbi Rick Jacobs, president of the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ), the congregational arm of...
February 15, 2013 | 3:43 pm
Nine-hundred students at this weekend's North American Federation of Temple Youth (NFTY) convention at the Hilton Los Angeles Airport hotel got a first-hand look at social action when they found themselves in the middle of a real-time, all-Jewish labor dispute.
February 22, 2012 | 2:56 pm
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