International Federation of Reform and Progressive Religious Zionists

April 2010 Blog Posts (4)

Pro-Zion Chair to Serve as Liberal Judaism's First Ever Israel and Diaspora Officer

Liberal Judaism has appointed Daniel Needlestone as its first ever

Israel and Diaspora Officer as part of the movement's long-term

commitment to supporting a progressive and democratic Israel. Daniel is

a member of the national council of the Zionist Federation,


Added by Site Admin on April 28, 2010 at 12:50pm — No Comments

Reform leader lights Independence torch

WASHINGTON (JTA) - Israel included a Reform rabbi for the first time in launching its Independence Day celebrations.

Rabbi Richard Hirsch was one of 14 Israelis asked to help light the torch Monday evening marking the start of Israel's 62nd Independence Day.

The committee naming the honorees, working out of the office of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, recognized Hirsch for strengthening ties between the Reform movement and Israel.…


Added by Adrian Michael Schell on April 14, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

Rabbi Richard Hirsch selected for Torch-lighting honor at Yom Ha'atzmaut ceremonies in Jerusalem

MAZAL TOV TO OUR FRIEND AND COLLEAGUE RABBI RICHARD HIRSCH on his selection to be one of the 14 honored on Yom Ha’atzmaut

Rabbi Richard Hirsch will be honored on Israeli Independence Day by lighting a torch during the State’s official Independence Day celebration. We are so proud that a prominent Reform rabbi has been chosen for this national honor. Rabbi Hirsch served as Executive Director of the World Union for Progressive Judaism from 1973 until 1999. Upon his retirement, he was… Continue

Added by Site Admin on April 8, 2010 at 8:18pm — No Comments

ARZA USA Announces New Executive Director

It is with great pleasure that I announce that Rabbi Daniel Allen will assume the position of ARZA Executive Director beginning on July 1. From now until

the end of June he will be in the ARZA office on a consulting basis to help

with the planning of a major fundraising…


Added by Dalya Levy on April 7, 2010 at 6:50pm — No Comments

Monthly Archives









© 2019   Created by Site Admin.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service