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On Tuesday, February 4, more than 275 people living with disabilities and their allies will arrive on Capitol Hill for the 10th annual Jewish Disability Advocacy Day (JDAD). Participants from Jewish Federations, the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, and other Jewish organizations across the United States will urge Congress to support two pieces of legislation: the ABLE Age Adjustment Act and the Margie Harris-Austin Act.
Installed as president in June 1996, Rabbi Yoffie led the Reform Movement in exciting new directions, moving congregational life toward greater attention to Torah study and adult literacy.
Vice President for URJ Camps, NFTY, and Immersives
Ruben Arquilevich leads a team of stellar Camp and Youth professionals through North America and Israel who together mobilize over 20,000 youth, teens, parents, young adults and faculty to create a more just, compassionate, inclusive and sustainable world.
Vice President and Director of Strengthening Congregations
Amy Asin leads the URJ’s initiatives in Strengthening Congregations, one of the four priorities of the URJ’s 2020 Vision.
Chief Information Officer
Yonatan Meir is accountable for defining and delivering the IT strategy and capability across the URJ and leveraging technology solutions that position the URJ for growth.
Director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism & Senior Vice President of the URJ
Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner has led the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism since 2015.
Vice President of External Relations
Riva Silverman joined the URJ as the Vice President for Philanthropy. She has worked in the non-profit and philanthropy sectors for nearly 30 years and has held senior leadership positions at the New Israel Fund, American Jewish World Service and, most recently, HIAS.
Vice President of the URJ for Israel and Reform Zionism & Executive Director of ARZA
Rabbi Josh Weinberg serves as the Vice President of the URJ for Israel and Reform Zionism and is the Executive Director of ARZA, the Association of Reform Zionists of America.