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“Don’t you hate how everyone always tries to put you in a box?” Throughout my junior year of high school, I received a lot of advice and wisdom from my youth group advisor, Amanda, but that was wha
This Pride Month, I’m settling into my new job as a member of the Union for Reform Judaism’s Audacious Hospitality team, and one of the elements of this work that
We recently read the story of Joseph in parashat Vayeishev.
On December 8, the National Center for Transgender Equality released the findings from the
I first met Eva in a Temple Tots program that my wife and I conducted at our Reform congregation in a small New England town. At that time, Eva was about 3 years old and living as a boy.
By the time she was 3 years old, Jazz Jennings (not her original first name or her real last name) knew she was meant to be a girl.
In the wake of the Orlando shooting, statements of solidarity with the LGBTQ community quickly tumbled forth.
Most people have at least heard of Amazon’s groundbreaking television show, Transparent, which along with transgender actress Laverne Cox of Netflix’s Orange Is the New Black and
On November 14, May Peleg, a leader and activist in the Israeli LGBT community, took her own life at the age of 31.
This week marks Transgender Awareness Week, leading up to Transgender Day of Remembrance on Friday, November 20th.
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!
These are the words that Moses addressed to all Israel on the other side of the Jordan. - Deuteronomy 1:1
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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!