After serving as founding director of the Religious Action Center in Washington, DC, Rabbi Richard Hirsch moved to Israel to lead the World Union for Progressive Judaism and become a tireless advocate for the global Reform Jewish community. This book traces Rabbi Hirsch's efforts to build and support Progressive Judaism in Israel and to integrate Reform Judaism into the institutions of the Zionist Movement. For the Sake of Zion is fascinating and instructive reading for anyone seeking a better understanding of the Reform Movement outside North America. Co-published with the World Union for Progressive Judaism.
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