With a nod to change, Rabbi Jacobs takes URJ reins

17.06.2012                      27.Siwan. 5772

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With a nod to change, Rabbi Jacobs takes URJ reins

Gospel choir and African tallit symbolize new path for U.S. Reform movement; in installation speech, Jacobs acknowledges problem of aging Reform population.

Rabbi Rick Jacobs designed the ceremony that installed him as president of the Union for Reform Judaism to broadcast his vision of what the Reform movement — the largest denomination in American Jewish life — should be….