Reform youth leader who attended Gaza Kaddish is dropped from Israel tour


Nina Morris-Evans was one of more than 50 activists, who said Kaddish outside Parliament for Palestinians killed in Gaza border clashes

Kaddish for Gaza

Rosa Doherty reports in The Jewish Chronicle:

A youth leader who took part in the controversial Kaddish prayer for Gazans killed by Israeli forces has been dropped from leading a tour of the country this summer, with one organiser saying “there is such a thing as going too far”.

Nina Morris-Evans was due to lead a tour of the country for the Reform movement’s youth wing, RSY-Netzer, but the movement said on Monday this would not be in “the best interests of the participants”.

RSY-Netzer previously said would be able to go, despite the fact she was among the group of young Jews who recited Kaddish outside parliament in May, causing outrage among British Jews in May.

Reform Judaism, of which Ms Morris-Evans is a member, said that “many of our members were disturbed” to see the prayer being recited for the 62 people killed in the violence on Gaza’s border with Israel, most of whom were Hamas operatives.

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