Rabbi Yehudit Werchow

Rabbi Yehudit Werchow is the former Director of Israel Engagement for the Union for Reform Judaism. She was born in Argentina and grew up in Israel.

Praying for Israel

Rabbi Yehudit Werchow
April 23, 2014

The Prayer for the State of Israel expresses two main wishes: the care for its physical well-being and for its souls’ well-being. There are additional messages implicit in the prayer that I find essential to its purpose.

The Wonders of Klal Yisrael, Jewish Peoplehood

Rabbi Yehudit Werchow
December 5, 2012

“We kindle these lights to commemorate the miracles and the wonders”
הנרות הללו אנו מדליקין על הניסים והנפלאות

This will be my fourth Hanukkah as an Israeli Shlicha (emissary) in North America.