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Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Israel

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Israel

Reform Movement Horrified by West Bank Terror Attack
Posted on Friday July 31, 2015

Our hearts are heavy today after learning of a vicious act of terrorism in the West Bank, in which Israelis are suspected of setting the home of a Palestinian family on fire. Tragically, the fire claimed the life of a toddler and badly injured others. Rabbi Jonah Pesner offered thoughts on the tragedy: It is with […]

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A Feminist and the Wall
Posted on Thursday July 23, 2015

By Joelle Leib During my time at Scripps College, a women’s college in Claremont, California, I have learned much about feminism and the critical fight for gender equality. Luckily for me and my female millennial peers, American women have made tremendous strides in the past few decades, so much so that Hillary Clinton is now […]

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There’s a Place for Us in Israel
Posted on Wednesday July 22, 2015

Reform Jews in Israel and around the world are still feeling the wounds of a string of hurtful comments by Israel’s Minister of Religious Affairs, David Azoulay. In June, Minister Azoulay called Reform Judaism “a disaster for the nation of Israel,” and earlier this month, stated that Reform Jews were really not Jews at all. […]

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As the Ink Cools on the Iran Nuclear Agreement, Debate Heats Up
Posted on Tuesday July 21, 2015

Negotiators from the P5+1 and Iran have concluded their 20-month long negotiations process with an agreement to limit Iran’s nuclear program, but the agreement still faces major hurdles and a divided country as it moves towards implementation. Chief among these is the 60-day review period mandated by the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015 […]

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