Tuesday, December 13, 2005

Reform lectures Bush

JTA

Reform movement sent a letter to President Bush, highlighting its call for a plan to end the U.S. military presence in Iraq....
The Union for Reform Judaism letter emphasizes the process the movement went though to reach its statement against the war last month.
“Respectfully but firmly, Mr. President, we want our leaders to tell us the truth, the whole of it, and we therefore call on your Administration to adopt a policy of transparency,” said the letter, signed by the URJ’s chairman, Robert Heller, and its president, Rabbi Eric Yoffie. “With regard to troop withdrawal, we call not only for a clear exit strategy but also for specific goals for troop withdrawal to commence after the completion of parliamentary elections scheduled for later this week and then to be continued in a way that maintains stability in Iraq and empowers Iraqi forces to provide for their national security.” ...
posted by Yeshiva Orthodoxy
at 8:12 PM

2 Comments:

Anonymous Real jew said...

Shame on the reform movement let their own leaders show transparency.

9:09 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I hope Bush knows that the majority of Orthodox people do not have the same political views

10:06 PM  

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