Cantor, Ehud Barak to address Reform biennial

 WASHINGTON (JTA) — House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak will address the Union for Reform Judaism’s biennial.

The URJ announced plans for Cantor (R-Va.), the highest-ranking Jewish member of Congress in history, and Barak, a former prime minister, on Tuesday.

President Obama already is slated to speak during the biennial taking place Dec. 14-18 in the Washington suburbs.

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