Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Tammuz 25, 5774
By:
Ben Sales, JTA
Israeli presidential candidate Reuven Rivlin's recent op-ed did not clarify his views on Reform rabbis but signaled that he wants to embrace non-Orthodox Jewish communities.
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By:
Ron Kampeas, JTA
Israeli officials reacted with dismay to the Obama administration’s announcement that it would work with the new Palestinian unity government backed by Hamas.
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By:
Ben Sales, JTA
Former Knesset speaker Reuven “Ruby” Rivlin, hailed as a defender of democratic norms, has compared Reform Judaism to “idol worship."
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By:
Ben Sales, JTA
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict loomed large over Pope Francis’s visit to Israel and the West Bank.
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JTA
Pope Francis visited the region for a two day trip during which he called on leaders from both the Palestinians and Israelis to join him for a peace summit at the Vatican.
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