Rabbi Saperstein: "These actions and statements from these two leaders are a powerful expression of Americas enduring commitment to Israel's well-being and security and as being vital to U.S. values and interests."
Rabbi Saperstein: "We are deeply appreciative of the time Mr. Lew spent with our Movement's top leaders, hearing our priorities and sharing those of the President."
Saperstein: We mourn with the families of those whose lives were taken and pray for those who have been injured.
Barbara Weinstein: "One day, the Boy Scouts of America will recognize their decision as a mistake. We look forward to welcoming the Boy Scouts back into our synagogues - on the very day that they welcome all of our children into their organization."
Saperstein: "The Reform Movement, and I personally, have worked with Ms. Abedin, Imam Magid and ISNA for many years. All have worked on behalf of U.S. interests at home and abroad, built relationships across religious lines and affirmed U.S.
Rabbi Saperstein: "This BDS effort will not advance the cause of peace nor will it improve the lives of Palestinians or Israelis."
Rabbi Saperstein: "This years report signifies the tremendous progress that the Israeli government has made€and can be a model for other nations across the globe on the progress in addressing this moral tragedy that is possible."
New York, NY; October 25, 2019 - Union for Reform Judaism President Rabbi Rick Jacobs issued the following statement in response to today’s bomb threat called in to Congregation B’nai Israel in Bridgeport, CT, a URJ member congregation.