A letter was sent out by the South African Centre for Religious Equality and Diversity (SACRED) earlier this week letting people know about the South African Orthodox Jewish community's move to ban women from singing at celebratory events.
Included in this letter is a link to a video that was produced in opposition to this discriminatory practice. In addition, an article was published in …Continue
Added by Arzenu Admin on May 2, 2012 at 8:45pm — No Comments
On Wednesday last week, the Israel Movement for Progressive Judaism (IMPJ) and the Council of Progressive Rabbis (CPR) in Israel issued a statement on the social protests that are currently taking place on the streets of all Israeli major cities.
The people’s voice is as God’s voice
This year, the period of “Between the Straits” (bein ha-meitzarim) has seen an outpouring of protests throughout Israel. Citizens have…Continue
Added by Arzenu Admin on August 6, 2011 at 7:23pm — No Comments
Recently, I was fortunate enough to spend a busy 10 days in Israel, taking part in three conferences, which brought together Jews from across the world to talk about the future of Israel and Progressive Judaism.
The first was a ‘Young Adults Reform Zionist Leadership Seminar’, the second was the Presidential Conference, organised under the auspices of President Shimon Peres in Jerusalem, and the third was the Va’ad Ha’poel of the World…Continue
Added by Arzenu Admin on July 19, 2011 at 10:30pm — No Comments