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Each year on the Monday before May 24, Canadians (well, most of them) celebrate a holiday in honour of Queen Victoria’s birthday.
According to family lore, every spring my father and his colleagues at the University of Kentucky Ophthalmology department used to delight in a silly prank on first year-residents.
“Who was the first Jew?”
What is love?
The new year is a time associated with revitalization, a chance for new beginnings, the opportunity to create healthier habits and stronger relationships – and for Jews, the new year comes not once
Many mysteries surround the origins of Christopher Columbus. One recurrent claim is the explorer had Jewish roots.
Last Shabbat, I was excited to attend services at my home congregation with our participants in the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism's
“It’s almost like being home.”
On this holiday weekend, due to a confluence of special days — Independence Day, the 17th of Tammuz and Shabbat — American Jews will have the opportunity to both celebrate our religious freedom and
When the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Learn why Tishah B'Av stands as a day to reflect on the suffering that occurs in our world.
Here are home rituals to observe Shabbat: candle lighting, and blessings over wine and challah.
Dubbed “the Torah pass” by the founding rabbi of our congregation, our rabbi has continued this emotional ritual.
Find out what was hidden under the chocolates Uncle George had packed in the summer of 1937.
The Jewish Sabbath is a time set apart to focus on what really matters: gratitude for our lives and our communities, and for the growth of the spirit.
At sundown on Friday, the Shabbat candles are lit before the blessing is recited. Here are the words and a recording to hear them sung!
Now Korach, son of Izhar son of Kohath son of Levi, betook himself, along with Dathan and Abiram sons of Eliab, and On son of Peleth--decendants of Reuben--to rise up against Moses, ... - Numbers 16:1-2
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Learn why the newest FBI annual Hate Crime Statistics Report is especially frightening,
Learn why one congregation has joined 170 others to help refugee families resettle in their area.
One of the defining questions of Jewish peoplehood in our time is: “Who is a Jew?”
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!