Monthly Archives: February 2016

IMPJ seeks license to be revoked from Channel 20 for lack of representation

The CEO of the Reform Movement in Israel, Gilad Kariv, is demanding that the state revoke the operating license of cable’s Channel 20, “because it denies sufficient access to the Reform movement in Israel,” which, he claims, is a significant Jewish denomination among Israelis. […]

2017-08-10T15:23:36+00:00 February 29th, 2016|Past News|

PM Netanyahu meets Orthodox ministers over “undue influence” of Reform

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet on Tuesday in his office with several religious members of his coalition for a discussion of the official recognition of the Reform movement’s right to its own prayer area of the Western Wall. […]

2017-08-10T15:23:54+00:00 February 29th, 2016|Past News|

Israel’s High Court forbids discrimination against Conservative, Reform Converts in Public Mikvehs

Reform and Conservative Jews of choice cannot be denied entry to state-run mikvehs (ritual baths) as part of their conversion process, the High Court of Justice ruled Thursday. […]

2017-08-10T15:24:45+00:00 February 14th, 2016|Past News|