The U.S. and Israel

U.N. Resolution and John Kerry's Speech - What does it mean?

There has been a great deal of confusion, anger and disappointment over the UN Resolution condemning Israel for the settlements and Secretary of State Kerry's remarks. This topic will be explored in the coming months and we encourage you to stay informed.

Our Rabbis are sharing the following sermons, articles and resources to help you become knowledgeable of the varying view points on the topic. Feel free to reach out to Rabbi Marx or Rabbi Gerber with any questions. 

Keep checking back. We will add more information as it becomes available.

Sermons:

Rabbi Marx Sermon - 12/30/2016

Articles:

The consequences of not vetoing the Israel resolution - Boston Globe, Alan M. Dershowitz - 12/27/2016

Bib Netanyhu Makes Trump His Chump -New York Times, Thomas L. Friedman - 12/28/2016

Dear Secretary Kerry - The Huffington Post, David Harris - 12/28/2016

Oh Israel, we're right back where Obama started - The Washington Post, Editorial Board - 12/29/2016

How President-elect Trump might undo Obama's hostility to Israel - The Hill, Jonathan Schanzer - 12/30/2016

Here's what Plan B in the Middle East should look like - The Washington Post, Stuart Eizenstat and Dennis Ross - 1/12/17

Statements:

Israel Policy Forum 

Union for Reform Judaism

AIPAC

AJC

J Street

APN

B'Nai Brith International

ZOA

ADL

IPF

What does Beth Or do to support Israel?

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