My Nonprofit Reviews
Review for IKAR, Los Angeles, CA, USA
"The Rabbi is very dynamic and entertaining, however, there have been issues concerns and complaints. There have been issues surrounding the parishioners. Some have cited that many of the participants are weird, strange and off-beat. There have been concerns surrounding overt and covert rampant discrimination Jew or non-Jew alike against those the established officers do not fit their criteria. There have been complaints that the leadership does not properly background check those that monitor the children." There is also a bigger question and nobody seems to know or concerned how their monetary contributions are being used. There does not seem to be any accountability.
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
This is last hold out of the Reform and Conservative Movement. Sadly, IKAR is representative the last gasp and breath of the Reform and Conservative Movement is being played out in death throes. My father taught no offshoot of Orthodox Judaism last more than a few generations. Unless they adopt proper halacha their is no continuity or future for this group
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