On Sunday, July 22, ARZENU could once again welcome a new member to our growing community of worldwide constituents. The launch of ARZA NZ took place at an event in Auckland with participants from New Zealand, Australia and Dalya Levy, director of ARZENU, online from Israel.
Below you can read the official statement from Udi Dvorkin, Formal Education and Community Shaliach in New Zealand.
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Starting on Monday June 18th, the leadership of ARZENU the International Federation of Reform and Progressive Zionists together with participants from the World Union for Progressive Judaism and the IMPJ (Israel Reform Movement) will be gathering in Jerusalem to participate in the annual World Zionist Organization's Va’ad Hapoel (…Continue
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South Africans honor Israeli contribution to help fight HIV/Aids in the country. As part of the project, known as Operation Abraham, 20,000 young men have been circumcised.
His Majesty, King Goodwill Zwelithini and Her Royal Highness, Queen of KwaLinduzulu attended on Sunday night, an event to honor Jerusalem hosted by…Continue
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In March, Gusti Yehoshua Braverman, Co-Chair of the department for Diaspora activities at the World Zionist Organization (WZO) and former Associate Director of the Israel Movement for Progressive Judaism (IMPJ), went on a work trip to the United States to lay out the 5773 activities of the WZO’s department for Diaspora activities in North America.
The main objectives…Continue
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Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) president, Prince Mangosuthu Buthlelezi told a pro-Israel event on Wednesday that he is ashamed and embarrassed of how South Africa has sidelined Israel in favour of Palestine.
Speaking to nearly 400 guests at an evening called a ‘Night to Honour Israel’ at the Durban Jewish Club, Buthlelezi said the South African Government maintains an understated position with regards to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict despite the country’s diplomatic ties with…Continue
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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
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On June 16, 14 young adults between 18 and 35 from Canada, Australia, South Africa, UK, France, Denmark, Germany, Czech Republic and Israel met in Jerusalem for a five-day seminar on Reform Zionism sponsored by the WUPJ, Arzenu and TaMaR, and with the support of the World Zionist Organization. The focus of the seminar was to discuss and define the challenges facing Reform Zionism today in Israel, the Diaspora and among young people. …Continue
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ARZA (Association of Reform Zionists of America) reacts with alarm to a recent report that 50 leading Israeli municipal chief rabbis, all employed by the State, have signed on to a religious ruling which forbids renting homes to gentiles - a move particularly aimed against Arabs.
This ruling comes just months after the Chief Rabbi of Safed initiated a call urging Jews to refrain from…
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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…Continue
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…