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International Federation of Reform and Progressive Religious Zionists

May 2010 Blog Posts (9)

IDF’s interception of the Gaza Flotilla

Once again, Israel is on the front page of world news. The IDF’s interception of the Gaza Flotilla has resulted in a heated debate world-wide. While the facts are becoming clear, however, it is important to be engaged and to be a voice for the State of Israel. With that in mind, we offer the following pieces for your consideration...

1. World Zionist Organization’s statement…

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Added by Darryl Egnal on May 31, 2010 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Arzenu chair brings greetings to IMPJ congress

At the opening of the Israel Movement for Progressive Judaism's congress at Kibbutz Shfayim on Friday 28 May, Joan Garson, chairman of Arzenu, brought a message of friendship from the Zionist organization to the IMPJ congress…

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Added by Darryl Egnal on May 30, 2010 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

And (religion and) justice for all? By Peggy Cidor

The observant Jewish Left is a rather new phenomenon in Israel – whether Reform, Conservative or modern Orthodox. The creation of Meimad in 1988 was the first time that modern Orthodox Israelis showed an interest in promoting peace and human rights on a political level.…

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Added by Arzenu Admin on May 28, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

World Union statement on Ra'anana synagogue attacks

The WUPJ published a statement recently condemning the attacks on the Reform and Conservative synagogues in Ra'anana,…

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Added by Darryl Egnal on May 27, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Two non-Orthodox synagogues in Ra'anana attacked in one-week span

Some members of the congregations have concluded that intolerance toward the Conservative and Reform movements is behind the incidents.…

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Added by Darryl Egnal on May 27, 2010 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Why IRAC opposes the Conversion Bill

At the end of April, Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon and MK David Rotem of the Yisrael Beiteinu party traveled to New York to meet with the heads of the North American Jewish community and convince them to accept the bill. Ayalon and Rotem were unsuccessful.… Continue

Added by Darryl Egnal on May 27, 2010 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Ayalon to Discuss Conversion Bill with U.S. Jewish Leaders



By Raphael Ahren, Haaretz, May 14th, 2010. Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon…

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Added by Darryl Egnal on May 17, 2010 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Conservative Woman Attacked for Tefillin Imprint

By JTA Staff, JTA, May 13th, 2010. A Conservative Jewish woman was attacked in Beersheba…

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Added by Darryl Egnal on May 17, 2010 at 7:30pm — No Comments

U.S. Jews: Conversion Bill 'Disastrous'



By Jonah Mandel, The Jerusalem Post, May 11th, 2010…

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Added by Darryl Egnal on May 17, 2010 at 7:00pm — No Comments

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