ARZA - Association of Reform Zionists of America
ARZA (Association of Reform Zionists of America)
Hakafa is a proud member of ARZA (pronounced AHR-tzah), the national membership organization that connects Reform Jews with Israel. ARZA's mission is to strengthen and enrich the Jewish identity of Reform Jews in the United States by ensuring that a connection with Eretz Yisrael is a fundamental part of that identity. It develops support for and strengthens the Reform movement in Israel and promotes advocacy for a Jewish, pluralistic, just and democratic society in the State of Israel. It also links the people and institutions of the Reform Movements in Israel and the United States, informed by a love of Israel and a belief in K’lal Yisrael – Jewish peoplehood. ARZA works in partnership with the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) and the Israel Movement for Progressive Judaism (IMPJ), and their affiliates. ARZA represents United States Reform Jews in national and international Zionist organizations.