"Reform Jews are in for more humiliation at the Israeli Government's hands"

Last Shabbat was a rare moment of Israeli bliss for the Reform movement’s Central Conference of American Rabbis. In Israel for their annual convention, they spent the weekend in Tel Aviv, being feted in synagogues, meeting local dignitaries and attending a special morning service at the city’s museum. Pumped by the feeling of suddenly being part of the Israeli consensus, some of them even ran the Tel Aviv marathon.

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Shas Minister would rather 'suffer death and not transgress' on Reform Wall section

Religious Affairs Minister David Azoulay (Shas) who last year told Army Radio that Reform Jews are not really Jewish, on Thursday told an assembly of ultra and modern Orthodox Rabbis in northern Israel that he has no intention of approving the new rule sanctioning a separate portion of the Western Wall for Reform style mixed prayers, as long as the Council of Torah Sages does not order him to.

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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.

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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.

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Ultra-Orthodox and Reform battle for control of the Knesset

For the first time in the Knesset’s history, hundreds of North American Reform rabbis were guests at Wednesday’s official meeting of the Knesset Committee on Immigration, Absorption and Diaspora Affairs.

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