Rabbi Josh Weinberg

Rabbi Josh Weinberg

Rabbi Josh Weinberg (he/him) serves as the vice president for Israel and Reform Zionism for the Union for Reform Judaism, and as the president of ARZA.

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How to Respond to Antisemitic or Anti-Israel Posts Online

Rabbi Josh Weinberg
We have seen a number of deeply troubling posts on social media that are antisemitic, anti-Israel, and/or contain misinformation or disinformation. Many people have reached out asking how to respond. While this is by no means a complete guide, we hope it will help you as you face this.

Israel at 75: Forging the Path Together

Rabbi Josh Weinberg
In November 2006, I set out with a pack on my back to walk the Land. I knew that before I enlisted in the Israel Defense Forces, I wanted a more intimate relationship with the country that I had made my home.

Why Israel’s Next Government Gives Me Hope

Rabbi Josh Weinberg
On Sunday, Israel’s Knesset narrowly voted in Israel’s 36th government with Naftali Bennett as the nation’s 13th prime minister, unseating the incumbant Benjamin Netanyahu.

The Times They Are a Changin’

Rabbi Josh Weinberg
The winds of change are blowing through Israel these days. This week the so-called “coalition for change” presented its new government to President Reuven Rivlin, ousting Benjamin Netanyahu after 12 consecutive years as Israel’s Prime Minister.