Following Chairman of the Jewish Agency, Natan Sharansky’s, statement of recognition of the State’s decision to recognize non-Orthodox rabbis in Israel, ARZENU chair, Joan Garson, has send this reply:
Please accept sincere thanks on behalf of ARZENU for your statement on the recent decision to recognize of the Reform and Conservative movements. We value your partnership on issues of pluralism and your sincere efforts to work for the unity of the Jewish people including its non-Orthodox streams.
We look forward to continuing to work productively together in the future.
Read Natan Sharansky's response to the State's decision here.
You can read more about the decision and reports in the international press here.