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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Israel at 75: Forging the Path Together

Rabbi Josh Weinberg
April 21, 2023
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.

How to Help Support Israel's Democracy

Rabbi Rick Jacobs
Jennifer Brodkey Kaufman
Rabbi Josh Weinberg
Daryl Messinger
April 1, 2023
Here are some ways you and your community can support Israeli democracy and the Israeli Reform Movement during this critical moment.

The Times They Are a Changin’

Rabbi Josh Weinberg
June 7, 2021
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.