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Learn how one writer grapples with this question: Do Jews lack an independent existence, defined only by others, or do they exist by choice, even if as a minority?
Silencing speech about inconvenient truths about Polish anti-Semitism smacks of Holocaust denial.
Although anti-Semitic attitudes have remained consistent, anti-Semitic incidents have been on the rise since 2015. Learn more from the head of the ADL.
I tried to hide my religion during my entire childhood. When I look back, I wonder who I was kidding.
After a spree of white supremacist violence in Sacramento in 1999, collaboration, solidarity, and hope followed. I’ve carried this lesson with me for 18 years.
Our family rejected one name’s legacy of slavery for another’s possible intimation of anti-Semitism. It was a small, quiet act of brit olam, our vision for a world filled with justice and compassion.
When I learned there had been 400 men chanting “Jews will not replace us” on the University of Virginia grounds, my first thought was for Congregation Beth Israel.
Because this past week has been difficult for our nation and our Jewish community, it is imperative that we respond with love, inclusion, and compassion.
Holocaust survivor, author, and Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel, who died on July 2, 2016, spoke with a moral authority rarely matched in his lifetime. In this critical time, we return to his 2005 words.
Last week’s vandalism of a synagogue in California was more upsetting in the wake of white supremacist violence in Charlottesville. Learn how the community responsed.
Lag BaOmer is May 2- 3. Here's how it's celebrated!
Incorporate social action themes into your celebration.
So exactly how did Steve Cook find himself running successful, Jewishly influenced restaurants?
When Gabe Fuschillo became a bar mitzvah, it was the first bar mitzvah in his family in 100 years.
Daryl Messinger asked her audience to finish the sentence: "Because of the Reform Movement..." See what they had to say!
Whether you’re a member or a visitor, familiarity with synagogue etiquette will help you get the most from your experience.
The Eternal One spoke to Moses after the death the two sons of Aaron who died when they drew too close to the presence of the Eternal. - Leviticus 16:1
The Eternal One spoke to Moses saying: "Speak to the whole Israelite community and say to them: You shall be holy, for I, the Eternal your God, am holy." - Leviticus 19:1-2
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Our sacred texts force us to confront our tradition's long history of gender-based violence.
Temple Emanuel of Greensboro, N.C., has passed a congregational resolution on a contemporary issue.
Natalie Portman is far from the only Israeli-in-America success story. Meet 7 more!
My first Yiddish lesson didn't go well — but an unlikely friendship saved the day.
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!