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After my mother died, I wondered if she’d ever visited her mother’s grave. Then again, my grandmother’s death was not routine.
This address was presented before the 74th Union for Reform Judaism Biennial convention on Wednesday, December 6.
A key principle of American Jewish politics since 1948 has been that support for Israel should be bipartisan. Today, that bipartisan support for Israel may be ending.
The onslaught of stories exposing powerful men committing acts of sexual violence against women is a sad reminder that we often are not safe in our own bodies.
The certainty of tomorrow is a privilege I may never fully appreciate. For 11 million undocumented people in the United States, it remains anything but certain.
The worst sin of all is failing to speak up. When we say nothing, we are saying everything wrong. Worse yet, when we say nothing, we are saying everything wrong is right.
We must gather together. We cannot turn aside our attention. We need to stand up and shine our collective light. Politically, we have a six-month timeline that starts now.
Even as Shabbat is a day of rest, it also has the power to agitate, and thus is a call to action, a call for us to respond to the injustices we see in our world.
Learn what led Anat Hoffman to a career as a Jewish activist, and what keeps her there as executive director of the Israel Religious Action Center.
False perceptions of refugees mask the reality: Refugees want to start a new life in a place where they feel safe. Most of them want the same things out of life that we want: to be safe, healthy,http://www.un.org/en/events/refugeeday and happy.
Learn about the Shabbat customs, traditions, and practices observed in synagogues and Jewish communities throughout the world.
Inspiration for all your gift-giving needs - with an emphasis on tikkun olam, the repair of the world.
Rabbi James Rudin reviews Simon Levis Sullam's well-researched book that shatters the widely-held belief that Italians protected their Jewish fellow citizens from the horrors of the Holocaust.
Autumn isn’t only the best season because it’s full of Jewish holidays; it’s also the season of delicious pumpkin-flavored foods.
Alden Solovy offers this prayer that is especially relevant during hurricane season.
Whether you’re a member or a visitor, familiarity with synagogue etiquette will help you get the most from your experience.
And Jacob left Beersheba and set out for Haran. - Genesis 28:10
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Here are three ways to work for immigrant justice.
There's a deep relationship between Judaism and social action.
Learn why Anat Hoffman fights for women's rights in Israeli society.
Mattan loves his homeland while disagreeing with its government.
The artwork on this note card was created by 5768 WRJ Art Calendar artist Césan d’Ornellas Levine.
Show your WRJ pride with this zippered canvas bag. Features the phrase "Well-behaved women rarely make history" and the WRJ logo.