Synagogues, Red Lines, and Free Speech with Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie

Rabbi Eric Yoffie
Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie, President Emeritus of the Union for Reform Judaism

Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie, President Emeritus of the Union for Reform Judaism, joins Peter Reitzes on the Voice4Israel podcast to discuss his love of Israel, the dangers of BDS, and maintaining red lines in synagogues. Rabbi Yoffie is asked about his seminal articles Muzzled by the Minority and Synagogues, Red Lines, and Free Speech

Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie was President of the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ), the congregational arm of the Reform Jewish Movement in North America, from 1996-2012. The URJ represents 1.5 million Reform Jews in more than 900 synagogues across the United States and Canada. Learn more about Rabbi Yoffie’s work by visiting his website. Read Rabbi Yoffie’s full bio here. On the podcast, Rabbi Yoffie recommends the book Catch-67: The Left, the Right, and the Legacy of the Six-Day War by Micah Goodman. 

"Israel's pain is our pain and her safety is our gladness."

Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie
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