International Federation of Reform and Progressive Religious Zionists

November 2012 Blog Posts (3)

Jerusalem Post Feature: Bonding with Braverman

In a feature story in Jerusalem Post's Metro section from November 23, 2012, Gusti Yehoshua-Braverman, the only woman among the six publicly elected members of the WZO executive, talks about her work in the movement, her understanding of Zionism and her background as a Reform Jew.

You can read the feature here.

Added by Louise R on November 26, 2012 at 10:49am — No Comments

Webcast about "Operation Pillar of Defense"

Tuesday this week, November 20, Jeremy Leigh and Dr David Mendelsson discussed “Operation Pillar of Defense” in a webcast. 

The webcast was a great success and, in case you missed it, you can still hear it by following this link.



Added by Louise R on November 22, 2012 at 11:04am — No Comments

Natan Sharansky calls for dialogue about prayer at the Kotel

Following the arrest of Anat Hoffman on October 16 at the Kotel (Western Wall) and her subsequent harsh treatment by the police, the right of every Jew to pray at the Kotel has been discussed at The Jewish Agency for Israel’s (JAFI) board meeting. At the meeting Chairman Natan Sharansky said, “We are very angry and very upset at the behavior of Israel’s police”.

The plenary resulted in the passing of a resolution (following a 7-5 recommendation…


Added by Louise R on November 15, 2012 at 1:46pm — No Comments

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