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Tag: Rick Jacobs
January 9, 2014 | 3:34 pm
November 14, 2012 | 9:53 am
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...
June 27, 2012 | 11:47 am
June 11, 2012 | 2:28 pm
Rabbi Rick Jacobs in his formal installation as president of the Union for Reform Judaism called on the movement to “chart a new course.”
Saturday’s installation took place at Congregation Beth Elohim in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Jacobs, 56, in his prepared remarks also urged the movement to...
April 29, 2011 | 2:06 pm
Ads questioning the Zionist credentials of the leader-designate of the Reform movement are a distortion, Reform leaders said.
The ad attacking Rabbi Richard Jacobs for not being sufficiently pro-Israel appeared in a number of Jewish newspapers this week. It was placed by a group of...