Rabbi Lester Bronstein

Lester Bronstein has served as rabbi of Bet Am Shalom Synagogue in White Plains, N.Y., since 1989. He is a past board member of the RRA and was a member of the Commission on the Role of the Rabbi for the Reconstructionist movement. Currently, he is president of the New York Board of Rabbis, as well as a board member of T’ruah and the UJA-Federation of New York.


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‘Zionism Yes — And’

Zionism is a modern movement that has employed age-old beliefs to support the urgent need for a refuge from antisemitism. Zionists today are obligated to move Israel to embody Jewish values of justice and peace.

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