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Read the latest updates and learn more about Israeli peace, security, and pluralism issues through a Reform Jewish perspective.

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Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Israel

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Israel

Unpacking PM Netanyahu’s Speech to Congress
Posted on Tuesday March 03, 2015

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke to a joint session of Congress earlier today to oppose the P5+1’s nuclear deal with Iran. The speech has been controversial due to a breach of Speaker of the House John Boehner extended the invitation to speak without consulting President Obama, but many Members of Congress still came to […]

As JDAM Comes to a Close, Focusing on Israel
Posted on Thursday February 26, 2015

As we wrap up Jewish Disability Advocacy Month, we think also of people with disabilities in other countries. Worldwide, 650 million people live with disabilities, more than twice the population of the United States. In Israel, there are over a million children and adults of working age who live with disabilities, according to a report […]

Coming Soon to the U.S. Congress: Israeli PM Speech
Posted on Tuesday February 24, 2015

On March 3, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be addressing a joint session of Congress to talk about the nuclear negotiations between Iran and the P5+1. Prime Minister Netanyahu has long been vehemently opposed to these negotiations. The speech would have been a hallmark example of the cooperation between the United States and Israel, […]

L’Taken Students: Our Support for Israel as Americans, Reform Jews and as Teens
Posted on Monday February 23, 2015

At our L’Taken Social Justice Seminars, teens take what they’ve learned from the program to Capitol Hill. Over the January 6-9 program, students Allie Gurwitz and Caroline Kaden from Congregation Beth-El in San Antonio, TX spoke about their support for Israel and the peace process to the offices of Senator Ted Cruz, Member of Congress […]

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