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We may be well into summer, but there are still plenty of beach days (or sitting-outside-days) ahead.
I know the heart of the stranger.
I know this heart;
It is my own.
When I began writing my debut novel, Silent Hall, my only purpose was to tell a good fantasy story, set i
It’s often difficult to be funny in print, but reading the opening of Peter Gethers’ newest book, My Mother’s
After dawn but before sunrise, when the birds begin to sing in harmony, I pick up my small Moleskine notebook to write prayers.
My brother and I,
a twisted tango of love and hate.
He cast such shadows--
long and textured,
big enough to hide in.
Here we are in September/Elul, preparing to welcome a new Jewish year and a new fall season of Jewishy books, including the first novel since 5766 (by now-almost-40-year-old) wunderkind Jonathan Sa
Two years ago, a friend sent me a memoir titled Afterimages because she remembe
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!