President Rivlin and Reform: Drawing Closer, Despite Differences

Israel’s newly sworn-in president, forsaking his previous public hostility towards Reform Judaism, now shows us warmth and respect, in the spirit of togetherness that especially characterizes these difficult times.

I hadn’t planned on spending three days in Israel last week, but with Hamas’s war against the people of Israel, I knew I had to be there. The FAA’s temporary ban on flights to Israel made my travel harder but thankfully I managed to secure one of the last seats on a packed El Al flight with others who just couldn’t be far from...