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For those of us who believe that, while Israel should be a “nation like all the other nations,” it should somehow not be too much like all the others.
We come from different backgrounds but are driven by a simple shared goal: justice for all LGBTQ people, especially transgender and gender non-conforming folks.
Three years ago, the Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marriage. Even as we celebrate this victory, there’s still much work to do.
Israel Independence Day celebrates the oneness of the Jewish people in all its colorful diversity. What if we carried that spirit with us every day?
My involvement with Judaism began in college, I engaged in Jewish culture in my kitchen and cooking became an accessible path into a world of Jewish tradition.
The story of Zelophechad’s daughters illustrates not only their triumph in changing the law, but also how Jewish tradition understands the need for Torah to change.
When we learn Zelophechad’s daughters’ names – Mahlah, Noah, Hoglah, Milcah, and Tirzah – we connect to their story, and the injustice they faced as women.
Although Jerusalem and Tel Aviv are only 36 miles apart, there is a world of difference in their gay pride parades.
Forcing transgender public school students to use bathrooms that conflict with their gender identity can contribute to the alarmingly high rate of transgender suicides.
For me and my husband Ed (of blessed memory), Pride was an annual reaffirmation and celebration of our mid-life decision to come out and to come together as a couple.
Learn about the Shabbat customs, traditions, and practices observed in synagogues and Jewish communities throughout the world.
Why do we celebrate Jewish Arbor Day in the middle of winter?
Keep this recipe for the iconic Jewish dish handy for your next Shabbat dinner.
A rabbi shares his personal experience of finding his spiritual home.
Learn the blessing for placing a mezuzah on the doorposts of your house.
If you're curious about Judaism, thinking of converting, or know someone who is, here are some excellent resources to learn more about Judaism.
Jethro, priest of Midian, Moses' father-in-law, heard all that God had done for Moses and for Israel, God's people, how the Eternal had brought Israel out from Egypt. - Exodus 18:1
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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.