Posts Tagged ‘reform’

Suspect in NY Synagogue Vandalisms Released from Jail Due to Bail Reform

The suspected perpetrator behind the recent vandalism of New York synagogues was released from jail on May 2 as a result of the state’s bail reform law. Jordan Burnette, 29, was arrested on May 1 for allegedly breaking the windows of synagogues in the Riverdale area and pouring hand sanitizer on prayer books and then […]

A rabbi was suspended by the Reform movement, his synagogue now knows why

New York’s Central Synagogue is investigating sex abuse allegations against its former senior rabbi, Sheldon Zimmerman, and asking why a top Reform rabbinical body appeared to cover up the nature of his behavior when it suspended him two decades ago. In 2000, the Central Conference of American Rabbis, or CCAR, suspended Zimmerman following what it […]

The Reform Front of Iran elaborates on the process to naming presidential candidate

TEHRAN – The Reform Front of Iran issued a report on Monday setting the criteria and the dates in the process of naming a final candidate for the June 18 presidential election. Azar Mansouri, the front’s spokeswoman, said every potential presidential candidate should receive at least the votes of 10 persons member to the front’s […]

UNRWA must enact ‘true reform’ to get US funding, Senate Republicans say

WASHINGTON – US Sen. James Risch (R-Idaho), the ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, has spearheaded a letter by 20 senators to Secretary of State Antony Blinken “expressing concern” over the Biden administration’s decision to renew funding for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).The […]

Amid ongoing political deadlock, is it time for Israel to consider electoral reform?

Browse > Home / Featured Articles / Amid ongoing political deadlock, is it time for Israel to consider electoral reform? April 25, 2021 by Josh Hasten – JNS Read on for article Israel held its fourth legislative election in the past two years on March 23, voting 120 members of Knesset (Parliament) into power as […]

Republicans Criticize Biden’s Supreme Court Reform Commission

Members of the GOP in the House and Senate on Friday harshly criticized President Joe Biden for creating a commission tasked with exploring reforms to the Supreme Court. “Today’s announcement is a direct assault on our nation’s independent judiciary and yet another sign of the far left’s influence over the Biden administration,” Senate Minority Leader […]

Maryland governor vetoes 3 police reform bills

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced Friday that he has vetoed three police reform measures approved by the Democrat-controlled General Assembly, all measures passed with enough votes to override the vetoes. The Republican governor vetoed legislation that includes the repeal of job protections in the police disciplinary process that have become common in other parts of […]

On Gun Reform, Colorado Shows This Time Might Be Different

That actually happened. Despite a Democratic shift in recent years, Colorado is no California or Massachusetts — its reputation as a “purple” state is well-earned, with a politics still heavily influenced by the deep red, gun-friendly ranch communities that cover much of its land area. The western half of the state is now represented by […]

China’s parliament approves proposal to reform Hong Kong’s electoral system with ‘patriots’ pledge

China’s parliament has voted in favor of “improving the electoral system” in Hong Kong, introducing a requirement that will only allow ‘patriots’ to govern Hong Kong if they pledge loyalty to the country’s Communist Party. The National People’s Congress backed the reforms with 2,895 in favor, no opposition and one abstention, formally passing the draft […]

‘It isn’t Jewish’: Israel’s Sephardic chief rabbi denigrates Reform conversions

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00 Hits: 0

Netanyahu ally defends campaign ad likening Reform Jews to dogs: It was ‘merely showing the truth’

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00 Hits: 0

Escape from reform towards hostile foreign alliances فرار من الإصلاح نحو الأحلاف الخارجيّة المعادية

**English Machine translation Please scroll down for the Arabic original version ** Dr. Wafiq Ibrahim For more than five decades, religious bodies of all sects have been silently held to support the forces of the Lebanese regime, which bankrupted and robbed the state. These forces drained the state and people’s funds and throw the homeland on the edge […]

Netanyahu allies compare Reform Jews to dogs in racist election ads

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00 Hits: 18

High Court Recognises Reform, Conservative Conversions Carried Out In Israel

The High Court of Justice ruled Monday that people who convert to Judaism in Israel through the Reform and Conservative movements must be recognised as Jews for the purpose of the Law of Return, and are thus entitled to Israeli citizenship. The bombshell decision, which shatters the longstanding Orthodox monopoly on officially recognised conversions in […]

A Reform rabbi is set to make history in Israel, enraging the ultra-Orthodox parties

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00 Hits: 21

 Our Badly Threatened World Needs Out-of-Box Governance Reform

          It is a basic principle of effective governance that it should be in accordance with ability to achieve the most important aims and tasks. In terms of this very basic definition, the huge, colossal failures of existing governance systems in our deeply troubled world facing unprecedented threats have been exposed in more and more […]

Reform Movement Denounces Its Own ‘West Bank Settlers’

A general view of homes in the Mitzpe Kramim settlement outpost, in the West Bank, June 18, 2020. Photo: Reuters / Ronen Zvulun / File. JNS.org – The US Reform movement last week denounced plans by Israeli Jews to purchase land in order to “expand Jewish settlements” that lie beyond the pre-1967 borders. I wonder […]

Majlis plan to reform ICCIMA law criticized for changing its nature

TEHRAN – Head of the Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA)’s Economic Research Center has said that Majlis (parliament)’s plan for changing the ICCIMA’s legal structure will make it an executive body, in which case the chamber will no longer be a trade union representing the private sector. “Changing the ICCIMA law […]

The WEF Agenda Behind Modi Farm Reform

In September 2021 the UN will hold a Food Systems Summit. The aim will be to reshape world agriculture and food production in the context of the Malthusian UN Agenda 2030 “sustainable agriculture” goals. The recent radical farm laws from the government of Narenda Modi in India are part of the same global agenda, and […]

U.S. Reform group condemns Jewish National Fund plan to expand Israeli settlements

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00 Hits: 0

Doctors Disappointed After Joe Biden Rescinds Trump Reform to Boost Access to Opioid Addiction Help

President Joe Biden has reversed a life-saving drug reform made by the Trump administration, two doctors wrote in an op-ed published by the Wall Street Journal on February 8. A bipartisan group of legislators is now urging Biden to revive Trump’s life-saving reform. Drs. Brian Barnett, a psychiatrist, and Jeremy Weleff, a resident in psychiatry in Ohio, […]

WHO must reform to ensure ‘faster, better’ pandemic response in future, says co-chair of panel on crisis handling

The World Health Organization (WHO) can and must address the failures that led to it being too slow in its initial response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the co-chair of an independent review panel has said. “I do believe that WHO is reformable,” said Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Tuesday, the day after a report she helped […]

Eviction Moratorium Is A Useful Lesson In How Reform Happens

Ray Valentine describes how collective disruption “outside the political process” won tenants significant concessions. It didn’t make a lot of headlines, but in the recent stimulus and government funding deal, Congress extended what is probably the most significant federal housing policy in a generation: the nationwide eviction moratorium. We should study how it came to […]

DHS OKs Huge H-1B Visa Reform to Help U.S. Graduates

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is helping U.S. graduates by ending the lottery for H-1B foreign workers that has allowed Fortune 500 CEOs to import mid-skilled, poorly-paid foreign graduates for the starter jobs needed by U.S. graduates. The new process will allocate the annual supply of 85,000 H-1B visas to corporations that offer the […]

Thousands protest in Warsaw against abortion reform and PiS government

Thousands marched across Warsaw on Sunday to protest against Poland’s right-wing government, the latest demonstration after a high court ruling further restricted already tight laws on abortion. Minor scuffles between police and protesters took place near the monument to the Smolensk air disaster in 2010 which killed the country’s then-president and scores of other senior […]

Six Republicans to Explore ‘Immigration Reform’ with Amnesty Advocates

Six Senate and House Republicans are expected this week to engage with elected Democrats and amnesty advocates, from corporate donors to the open borders lobby, on “building bipartisanship on immigration reform.” On Thursday, Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL), Thom Tillis (R-NC), Susan Collins (R-ME), and John Cornyn (R-TX) and Representatives Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) and Will Hurd (R-TX) […]

Beyond COVID-19: The Power Struggle Over Alternatives For Health Care Reform

We have been repeatedly told over at least four decades that the free market will fix our system’s problems of access, costs, and quality of health care. That claim has been proven false by long experience. For-profit corporate stakeholders, often investor-owned, have demonstrated their commitment to profits over the public interest. The enormous medical-industrial complex […]

Reform leaders warn Netanyahu over Orthodox takeover of Zionist institutions

Download App© Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, and analysis from Israel and the Middle East © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved 00 Hits: 17

’Blood and Oil’ Co-authors: MBS Only Cares Fir His Image, is ‘Allergic’ to Political Reform

By Staff, OCBS News OCBS News’ Intelligence Matters host Michael Morell interviewed Bradley Hope and Justin Scheck, the co-authors of “Blood and Oil: Mohammed bin Salman’s Ruthless Quest for Global Power,” about the leadership style and strategic decision-making of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman [MBS]. Hope and Scheck offered their assessment of MBS’ “dichotomy”, […]

How Police Reform Was Derailed In California

Above photo: People with “I Can’t Breathe” signs and masks attend a protest over the death of George Floyd in Chicago, May 30, 2020. Nam Y. Huh/Associated Press. Stall tactics. Distractions. Lobbying. Sacramento, CA – By the time the sun set at the Capitol on Monday evening, hours from a legal deadline to pass bills for the year, […]

Powered by WordPress | Designed by: Premium WordPress Themes | Thanks to Themes Gallery, Bromoney and Wordpress Themes