After serving as founding director of the Religious Action Center in Washington, DC, Rabbi Richard Hirsch moved to Israel to lead the World Union for Progressive Judaism and become a tireless advocate for the global Reform Jewish community.†This book traces Rabbi Hirsch's efforts to build and support Progressive Judaism in Israel and to integrate Reform Judaism into the institutions of the Zionist Movement.†For the Sake of Zion is fascinating and instructive reading for anyone seeking a better understanding of the Reform Movement outside North America.†Co-published with the World Union for Progressive Judaism.
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Galilee Diary: Reflections on Daily Life in Israel
For most American Jews, Israel is only seen through the lens of the
political debate, the impressions of the news report, or the windows of a
tour bus. Begun as a weekly online essay in response to the Second
Intifada in 2000, Galilee Diary goes beyond the headlines to provide an
insiderís view of the rich and complex reality that is Israel. First
time readers and longtime fans of the series will enjoy this
multidimensional look at Israel, which includes revised and updated
highlights from the popular online series.
SHALOM ISRAEL - A Musical Companion to My Cousin Tamar Lives in Israel - CD
Join Tamar and her cousin as they take a musical journey through the holidays and concepts from the book My Cousin Tamar Lives in Israel. The CD includes songs that teach about the Jewish holidays highlighted in the book, as well as songs that explore Israel and introduce basic Hebrew vocabulary.
For the Sake of Zion, Reform Zionism: A Personal Mission
After serving as founding director of the Religious Action Center in
Washington, DC, Rabbi Richard Hirsch moved to israel to lead the World
Union for Progressive Judaism and become a tireless advocate for the
global Reform Jewish community.