Monthly Archives: March 2016

Minister threatens to quit Government if Reform Jews aren’t weakened

Health Minister and United Torah Judaism Chair Yaakov Litzman threatened Friday that his faction of the party, Agudat Yisrael, would quit the coalition without legislation aimed at limiting the power of non-Orthodox movements in Israel and solidifying Orthodox Judaism’s dominance. Litzman and representatives of other ultra-Orthodox parties are expected to voice their demands to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday.

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2017-08-10T14:01:47+10:00March 8th, 2016|Past News|

“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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2017-08-10T15:19:58+10:00March 8th, 2016|Past News|
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