Tag Archive: Israel

Jun 21

Why we recommend the Beutel Seminar to our members

‘ I attended the 2012 seminar along with Jim Cherney, whose blog post appears below. I can heartily recommend the seminar to anyone involved in Progressive lay leadership’ RUSSELL COHEN, CHAIRMAN Reflections of my Beutel Seminar by Jim Cherney, Temple Sholom of Chicago – Published in RJ Blog, March 8, 2012 Last month, I had …

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May 31

Israel state’s nod to Reform woman rabbi

From: ANAT HOFFMAN, Israeli Religioius Action Committee We won! The Israeli attorney general has just released his consent to recognize Rabbi Miri Gold as the first Rabbi of a non-Orthodox congregation in the history of the Israel. Drink L’Chayim. Congratulate every Rabbi in our movement. Sound the shofar. Say She’checheyanu. We won recognition for the …

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Nov 17

Hear No Evil: SIlencing the voices of Israeli women

From: Israel Religious Action Centre Singing troupes in Israel are many things; groups of enthusiastic young men and women using their talents to entertain, emblems of enthusiastic Israel youth, and honestly, they are quite fun. The one thing they are not is dangerous. Try telling that to Rabbi Yona Metzger, the chief Ashkenazi rabbi of …

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Sep 01

Aardvark Israel -Semester Plus Gap Year

Aardvark Israel’s mission is to maximize the number of young Jews coming to Israel for meaningful, life-changing experiences that strengthen their Jewish identity, deepen their commitment to Israel, and foster their personal growth. This programme is tailor-made to meet the needs of Jewish students ages 17-22. Students will be arriving in January from Panama, South …

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