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מסורת של התחדשות יהודית

The Israel Movement for Reform & Progressive Judaism (IMPJ) is the umbrella organization of all the Reform communities and institutions in Israel.
We seek to integrate Jewish tradition with the realities of modern life, and believe in the right of each individual to shape their own Jewish way of life through a process of study and reflection. The Reform movement emphasizes the commandments concerning relations between humans, religious tolerance, and full equality between women and men in the synagogue and in all walks of life.

IMPJ Newsletter - Adar I 5779 / February 2019

IMPJ Newsletter - Adar I 5779 / February 2019

In this month's newsletter, we discuss the 20th anniversary of Kehilat "Shir Chadash", the recent vandalism of Kehilat "Natan Ya" and more!

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Rabbi Gilad Kariv: Spreading Religious Pluralism

Rabbi Gilad Kariv: Spreading Religious Pluralism During his recent trip to Canada visiting a number of Reform congregations there, President & CEO of the IMPJ Rabbi Gilad Kariv sat down with Canadian Jewish News for an interview.


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Reform Jewish Teens from Shoham and South Africa Making a Difference – Uganda 2018

Reform Jewish Teens from Shoham and South Africa Making a Difference – Uganda 2018 During Hanukkah, Rabbi Rinat Safania left for Uganda with ten teenagers from the Reform community in Shoham, along with four teens from South Africa and one from Memphis, TN. Their purpose as a delegation was to volunteer with children in orphanages and to visit a very unusual Jewish community in Uganda. Click here to read more about their trip!


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Communities

The IMPJ seeks to strengthen Jewish identity in Israel. Our congregations, from Nahariya in the north to Kibbutz Lotan in the southern desert, seek to bring Israelis closer to Jewish heritage and culture and to the values of pluralism, equality and humanism.

The IMPJs Community Outreach Department is responsible for a wide range of programs and activities in the communal and public spheres:


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Social Justice

Social Justice Jewish tradition mandates concern for others, and the IMPJ takes this value seriously.

The IMPJ cooperates with local congregations, the Israel Religious Action Center, the Young Adult Leadership Forum and other bodies in order to plan and implement social justice programs. Activities include distributing basic school equipment to disadvantaged students before the beginning of the school year; distributing traditional food parcels for the needy at Passover; and running a social justice fair at two leading Israeli universities to expose students to organizations active in the field.


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