Rabbi Richard Jacobs

  • Supporting Rabbi Richard Jacobs

    To the Editor: We are past presidents and leaders of the Central Conference of American Rabbis, the largest and oldest rabbinical organization in the world. We are ardent Zionists, deeply committed to a Jewish democratic State of Israel in secure and recognized borders.  Some of us identify ourselves with J Street, others with AIPAC and… More ▸

  • Jacobs too left to lead Reform

    To the Editor: The one thing that you don’t mention in your piece about Richard Jacobs is the elephant in the room: His appointment represents a sharp turn to the political left for the Reform movement. A member of J Street’s Rabbinical Cabinet, and an enthusiastic supporter of its program, Rabbi Jacobs is proud to… More ▸

  • Questions on Rabbi Jacobs’ NIF affiliation

    To the Editor: The man tapped to lead the Reform movement is a board member of the New Israel Fund? Is that the same NIF that provided funding for the anti-Israel Goldstone Report that accused Israel of war crimes and support for Adalah, which accuses Israel of implementing apartheid? Did Rabbi Jacobs distance himself from… More ▸