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Each November, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) releases its annual report on hate crime statistics, called the
Two weeks ago, Charlotte’s Briar Creek Church was a victim of arson. It is less than three and half miles from my home.
The Church of the Multiplication of Loaves and Fishes was first built on the shores of the Sea of Galilee in 480 AD. It was set ablaze in the middle of the night early last Thursday morning.
When I discovered that this week’s parashah (Torah portion) would be Acharei Mot/K'doshim
Late last night, a Jewish community building in Malmö, Sweden was
There are a lot of holidays to think about this time of year: Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, International Hobbit Day (no, but really
On August 6th, 2012 Wade Michael Page – identified by the Southern Poverty Law Center as having ties to white supremacist and neo-Nazi organizations –
The tragic shooting at the Sikh Temple in Oak Creek, WI last weekend that resulted in seven deaths and scores of injuries has horrified us all. Acts of violence fueled by ethnic hatred, including
Yesterday afternoon a 40-year-old man, Wade Michael Page,
Every month, I try to recount some of the stories of hate crime victims as a way of putting faces and names to the hate crime statistics.
Learn why Reform Jews observe Selichot on the Saturday evening prior to Rosh HaShanah.
Rosh HaShanah begins at sundown on September 20th.
"Basketball became a focal point of my life at school, at camp, and in my day-dreams of the future."
Find out what was hidden under the chocolates Uncle George had packed in the summer of 1937.
As summer winds down and the back-to-school season approaches, so, too, do the High Holidays. Here's how to get ready!
Whether you’re a member or a visitor, familiarity with synagogue etiquette will help you get the most from your experience.
You shall appoint magistrates and officials for your tribes, in all the settlements that the Eternal your God is giving you, and they shall govern the people with due justice. - Deuteronomy 16:18
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Learn about a memorable aspect of one young man's big day.
Learn why one congregation has joined 170 others to help refugee families resettle in their area.
Discover the how one Reform synagogue in Netanya celebrates Shabbat.
How do we respond to the distorted media coverage of Israel?
The artwork on this note card was created by 5768 WRJ Art Calendar artist Césan d’Ornellas Levine.
April showers bring May flowers; prepare with a WRJ umbrella—now on sale!