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Join the leaders of the Reform Movement as we examine and address our own behaviors, practices, and policies, through the lens of racial equity, diversity, and inclusion (REDI) and outwardly to pursue targeted, strategic advocacy that could change laws and policies that impact our society.

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Travel opportunities to Israel, summer camps, arts fellowships, social justice leadership programs, entrepreneurship study, and many more immersive Jewish experiences are available for youth and teens. Find the right one for you. Learn more.

Learn to Read Hebrew

Familiarity with Hebrew reading and common words can be a key to feeling comfortable in Jewish community and congregational life. Learn more and sign up for an online class.

Just Add Water: An Introduction to Mikveh

Join us on Thursday, November 18 at 8:00 PM EST to learn about the biblical roots of this ancient Jewish water ritual and experience a virtual tour of the Mayyim Hayyim Community Mikveh of Greater Boston. Register now.

This Week's Torah Portion

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This Week's Torah Portion

Vayeishev
וַיֵּשֶׁב
[Jacob] Settled

Jacob now settled in the land of his father's sojourning, in the land of Canaan. - Genesis 37:1

Torah

Genesis 37:1−40:23

Haftarah

Amos 2:6-3:8

When

/ 23 Kislev 5782

What's New

For Some of Us the Holidays Are Just…Hard

November 18, 2021
As we head into the holiday season, I am acutely aware of how much different this year is going to be than previous ones. I will be celebrating without my mom for the first time. My mother died in January 2021, and I'm still dealing with the unexpected waves of grief that wash over me, sometimes out of nowhere. As I head into this first winter holiday season without her, I'm not quite sure I know what to expect, other than everything is going to be very different.

Reflecting on Transgender Awareness Week in 2021

November 16, 2021
Transgender Awareness Week is a chance to educate the public. It is important for people who are not part of the trans community to understand the oppression transgender and gender-expansive people face every day. While it is always important to affirm trans identities, Transgender Awareness Week provides an opportunity to center the voices of trans and gender-expansive people.
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