Negating the Diaspora at our peril
Reform leader Rabbi Rick Jacobs sees that the community in the United States is no longer giving blind and unquestioning support to Israel. Not only has Israel ceased to be a source of pride for them, in many cases it is causing discomfort.
Rabbi Rick Jacobs, head of the Reform Judaism movement in North America, recently called on Diaspora Jews to protest Israeli discrimination against women and the non-Orthodox. Speaking at the recent General Assembly of Jewish Federations of North America, Rabbi Jacobs also called on Diaspora Jewry to open the discussion of Israel to a wider range of opinions. Some people consider Jacobs' remarks to be...
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