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Open Letter to the National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA)

Open Letter to the National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA)

After the October 7 invasion and sadistic massacre in Israeli towns near the Gaza border, Hamas terrorists and their supporters bragged, celebrated, and even shared photos and videos of their crimes against humanity on social media. Their atrocities included...

Letter to Law School Deans

Letter to Law School Deans

You may be familiar with the letter sent to law school deans about the hiring of those involved in anti-Jewish activities. Here is a link to that letter. Below is a letter for rabbis that you may use to send to lawyers in your community to encourage them to endorse...

An Expression of Unity and Support for Israel by Rabbis

An Expression of Unity and Support for Israel by Rabbis

Rabbinic Letter of Unity In light of the horrific acts of terror unleashed by Hamas last shabbat, on Simchat Torah, we invite you to join in signing a Rabbinic Expression of Unity and Solidarity with Israel. Our goal is to collect at least 1,000 signatures to show our...

Special Statement from Rabbi Stuart Weinblatt on the War in Israel

Here is a video version of the message below: https://youtu.be/LCGq0gvkA_k?si=Uy35pJBNmqk2DUlj It is difficult to find the words to express the depth of the emotions felt at a time such as this.  Some that come to mind are: shock, devastated, worried, concerned,...

How To Speak About Israel on the Holidays

How To Speak About Israel on the Holidays

From Rabbi Weinblatt’s TOI Column, “How to Speak about Israel” here are some essential questions for rabbis to consider when writing a sermon about Israel: “….Will the message that I deliver to my congregants promote greater understanding of the unique challenges...

Why a Zionist Rabbinic Coalition Is Necessary

Why a Zionist Rabbinic Coalition Is Necessary

Opening Session - ZRC Conference 2023 - Advocating for Israel: More Challenging And More Important Than Ever In talks around the country I often get a similar reaction when I speak about the founding, existence, and need for there to be a Zionist Rabbinic Coalition....

Conference for Rabbis: “Advocating for Israel: More Challenging and Important Ever”

Conference for Rabbis: “Advocating for Israel: More Challenging and Important Ever”

For Immediate Release                                                                       August 11, 2023 The Zionist Rabbinic Coalition, a coalition of several hundred rabbis from all movements throughout North America will hold its Second Annual Conference in...

ZRC Meets With Israel’s PM

ZRC Meets With Israel’s PM

A delegation of the Zionist Rabbinic Coalition has just returned from a highly successful mission to celebrate the Abraham Accords, where we were warmly welcomed and hosted as guests of the UAE, Bahrain, and Israel from June 21-29, 2023. For Shabbat, our delegation...

Articles About the New Gov in Israel & the Diaspora Response to It

Articles About the New Gov in Israel & the Diaspora Response to It

The inauguration of Israel’s new government has been greeted by hysterical headlines, articles, editorials, and expressions of concern, denunciations, and sharp criticism about the composition and direction of the newly installed government. To offer some balance to...

A rabbi’s contrary view: Can we all just get along?

A rabbi’s contrary view: Can we all just get along?

It's ironic that US Jews are being urged to enter the fray to save Israel’s democracy. Our job is to help lower the flames. Please note that the posts on The Blogs are contributed by third parties. The opinions, facts and any media content in them are presented solely...

Israelc21 Short Stories

Israelc21 Short Stories

We are pleased to present to members and friends of the Zionist Rabbinic Coalition short stories provided to us by Israelc21, as materials you may be able to use in your sermons:   My 64-hour mission to save 2 newborns in war-torn Ukraine   Gardening comes...

“From the Fruit of the Land” by the Honey Foundation

“From the Fruit of the Land” by the Honey Foundation

By special arrangement with the Honey Foundation for Israel, the Zionist Rabbinic Coalition is pleased to present the first – a small booklet they produced entitled “From the Fruit of the Land,” reflections by ten Israeli spiritual communal leaders offering testimony...

About that Amnesty International Report

About that Amnesty International Report

Amnesty seems to be engaging in a campaign of misinformation to smear the Jewish State. It is part of a larger international movement to delegitimize and target Israel through BDS as well as biased actions in the ICC and the UN. Amnesty calls for diplomatic and legal...

Arabs Guilty of Apartheid

Arabs Guilty of Apartheid

Ben-Dror Yemini writes in a recent column, “…the world is preoccupied more with the Palestinians than any other unfortunate ethnic group in the world combined. But that is only an illusion. The world isn’t really interested in them. The Palestinians only interest the...

Israel “Bombs Auschwitz”

Israel “Bombs Auschwitz”

It has often been said that if only the State of Israel had existed in the 1940s, its air force could have bombed Auschwitz, interrupting the gassing of countless innocents. As published in the Jewish Journal of Los Angeles by Rafael Medoff Well, now it does exist....

For the love of Israel, we need to say: The Reform Movement is Zionist

For the love of Israel, we need to say: The Reform Movement is Zionist

How could future Jewish leaders write an open, public letter in the middle of a war, missiles raining down on our people, without ever mentioning Hamas? The New York Times Magazine recently published a long article entitled “Inside The Unraveling of American Zionism.”...

Liat Collins on the history of the Consulate on Agron Street

Liat Collins on the history of the Consulate on Agron Street

Liat Collins writes in the Jerusalem Post about the history of the Consulate on Agron Street and explains that: … the unprecedented opening of a consulate in the same city would bring Israel’s sovereignty in its own capital into question. Instead of more countries...

Response to a naïve MSNBC reporter

Response to a naïve MSNBC reporter

I received this note from a congregant – Rabbi, I’m distressed by this post by Joy Reid of MSNBC - https://www.facebook.com/search/top?q=joy%20reid I lived in Gaza for two years, I’ve covered numerous wars over the years. Israeli officials always highlight how they...

What you Need to Know and Do As Rockets Fall on Israel

What you Need to Know and Do As Rockets Fall on Israel

Dear Colleagues, I share with you a message I sent out to my congregation about what is going on in Israel. Feel free to use or adapt it if you wish. At a time such as this, when rockets are falling on Israel, our congregants are interested in what is happening, and...

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The UAE deal: The ultimate disrupter

The UAE deal: The ultimate disrupter

If the ark of the moral universe is long but bends towards justice, we may be witnessing the tilt towards peace. The accord between Israel and the United Arab Emirates is a game-changer that radically uproots and challenges the assumptions which have guided...

Why do Americans think Israelis are stupid? by Mitchell Bard [JPost]

Why do Americans think Israelis are stupid? by Mitchell Bard [JPost]

As the Israeli government nears a decision on whether to apply sovereignty over some or all the West Bank, American Jews, pundits, politicians, and Middle East experts are telling them doing so will harm their interests. Many apparently believe Israelis are unable to...

A Realistic Two-State Solution

A Realistic Two-State Solution

Determined to advance a realistic solution to the conflict with the Palestinians, Israel’s prime minister laid out his vision of peace in a speech to the Knesset. The Palestinians, he said, would have “less than a state,” Israel would retain security control over the...

“We can love and support Israel even if we disagree about the particulars of policy and current events.”

Rabbi Stuart Weinblatt

Congregation B'nai Tzedek

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