In this unique and challenging year, we know that each of our High Holidays will be unusual, requiring imagination to connect with community and to undertake the season’s essential experiences of repentance and teshuvah. Few things will look like they have in the...read more
These are exciting times for the Masorti Movement. Dr. Yizhar Hess, who has served as the Director of the Masorti Movement for 13 years moves on to a new position at the World Zionist Organization. And the Movement warmly welcomes Rakefet Ginsberg who will be the...read more
Rabbi Carl M. Perkins, of Temple Aliyah in Needham, Massachusetts, was inspired to record a video tribute to the Masorti Movement in Israel. This Rosh Hashanah, as we prepare to celebrate despite challenges we could not have imagined a year ago, Rabbi Perkins...read more
In this extraordinary time, Dr. Hess offers his warm greetings to us here and makes an important argument for the crucial work of the Masorti Movement in Israel. He makes clear why it’s incumbent on us to support this work if we’re to have an Israel that is egalitarian, pluralistic, traditional and welcoming to all Jews.