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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.
Don't have a sukkah? Here are a few crafts you can do with supplies you already have at home.
Just as Sukkot ends, Reform Jews enjoy the two-in-one-day holiday of Sh’mini Atzeret and Simchat Torah.
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.
Moses said to the Eternal, "See, You say to me, 'Lead this people forward,' but You have not made known to me whom You will send with me. Further, You have said, 'I have singled you out by name, and you have, indeed, gained My favor.'"- Exodus 33:12
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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.