Last week, the United Church of Canada passed a resolution calling for the boycott of all Israeli goods produced in settlements on the West Bank.
The resolution is based on a 29-page report put together by the church’s Working Group on Israel/Palestine Policy and encouraged members of the church “to avoid any and all products produced in the settlements,” requests that the Canadian government ensure that “all…Continue
Added by Louise Riewerts on August 21, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Last week, ARZA Canada held a week-long program for members, which included remembering Israel's fallen soldiers on Yom HaZikaron and celebrating Israel's 64th birthday during Yom Ha'atzmaut.
As part of the program, the Israel Movement for Progressive Judaism (IMPJ) produced a video to thank ARZA Canada for its support over the years. Click …Continue
The ARZENU family joins the Reform movement in mourning the passing of Rabbi W. Gunther Plaut in Canada last week.
Rabbi Plaut, who died at 99, published a volume of commentary on the Torah and Haftarah, which has become the standard Chumash used by the Reform movement world-wide.
“God is not the author of the text,” Rabbi Plaut wrote in the volume’s introduction, “the people are; but God’s voice may be heard through theirs if we listen with…Continue
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This year, in honour of Israel Independence Day, ARZA Canada – in conjunction with the newly-formed ARZA Canada Rabbinic Council – will launch the first-ever ARZA Canada Week across Canada from April 22 to 28, 2012.
The aim of ARZA Canada Week is to produce programmes and activities that will enable this week to become a highlight of ARZA Canada’s calendar each year. This year, both Yom Hazikaron and Yom Ha’atzmaut…Continue
Added by Arzenu Admin on February 11, 2012 at 5:11pm — No Comments
The following correspondence between Les Rothschild, president, ARZA Canada, Gilad Kariv, chief executive, IMPJ, and Rabbi Tamar Kolberg, Kehilat Ra'anan, are just a few of the letters and messages received by the Kehilat Ra'anan community after the most recent desecration of its synagogue.
On behalf of ARZA Canada I want to express our shock and sadness about the desecration of our congregation in Ra'anana. As…Continue
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Israel has been hit with a heartbreaking ecological and humanitarian disaster, and we are very touched by your concern, interest and help with the efforts to relieve this disaster. In the upcoming weeks, the IMPJ is committed to being a part of the rehabilitation efforts. As we are grateful that the fire is contained, we brace ourselves for the work ahead and ask for your support in this enormous undertaking.…
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