URJ’s Relief Fund Collected Nearly $850,000 in Donations, Mobilized Hundreds of Volunteers
Rabbi Rick Jacobs: “I am honored to speak and carry on the tradition of Reform Jewish leaders, who have been at the forefront of the Civil Rights Movement for decades.”
Women of Reform Judaism (WRJ)’s 49th Assembly & Centennial Celebration will be a time to celebrate the organization’s distinguished and renowned history as a leader and advocate in the Reform movement.
Registration opened today for the Union for Reform Judaism’s 2013 72nd North American Biennial, the largest Jewish gathering in North America. The Women of Reform Judaism’s Assembly will gather concurrently. Both conventions will take place Dec. 11-15, 2013, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California.
As the Senate Finance Committee began a serious discussion of tax reform led by Chairman Max Baucus and Ranking Member Orrin Hatch, Rabbi David Saperstein, Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, sent the letter below to Senators reflecting on key provisions in the tax code that ensure progressivity, including the EITC, charitable deduction, estate tax and parsonage exemption.