Welcome to the website of the Australian Reform Zionist Association (ARZA). ARZA works to help ensure that Israel can live in peace and security, both within, and at the borders of her neighbours. ARZA works to ensure that Israel is a democratic and inclusive society for all of its inhabitants and is a spiritual home for all Jews. ARZA Australia represents the values and views of Progressive Jews locally and, via our global parent organisation ARZENU, around the world.
Nearly two-thirds of Israeli Jews believe that Reform Judaism deserves rights equal to those afforded to Orthodox Judaism, a new poll found. The Midgam polling agency survey of 500 also showed a 25 percent approval for equality among respondents who defined themselves as religious, the NRG news website reported Thursday. 33% of respondents say they 'especially identify' with Progressive Judaism, compared to 36% for Orthodox stream.
Next year, Israel will mark landmark anniversaries of some of its greatest political, diplomatic and military milestones. It's time for the reasonable majority to reject the people and forces bringing calamity upon us.
Bentzi Gopstein is a villain. He qualifies as a villain because he and his hate group Lehava incite disenfranchised teenage boys to do his dirty racist work while he goes unpunished.
Pressure from ultra-Orthodox parties could lead Netanyahu to change plan to erect an egalitarian prayer space for non-Orthodox, mixed-gender Jewish ceremonies, prompting rabbis to plan urgent visit.
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It's official. Israelis are happy. We have been ranked the 11th happiest country in the world in the recently released worldwide happiness index.
The Jerusalem Municipal Council on Thursday authorized for the first time the direct financial support of pluralist and non-Orthodox educational organizations, causing consternation among the council’s haredi representatives.
Please click on this link to read a most interesting Pesach message from the Head of the World Zionist Organisation's Department of Diaspora Activities. https://www.facebook.com/1610413212581807/photos/a.1639866999636428.1073741828.1610413212581807/1708004372822690/?type=3&theater