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The film chronicles the challenges that Amit, her former wife Galit, and their children endured during Amit’s gender transition.
Havdalah isn’t much fun when I’m by myself, but I do it anyway.
On Saturday night, I asked my 15-year-old son how he was doing. Was he scared? Overwhelmed?
I have watched the people around us grow and change, coming back year after year to a holy community – one where we all truly are b’tzelem elohim.
We will tell her that God is many different things to many people, and no one’s ideas about God are wrong or better than anyone else’s.
There’s nothing like a scheduled, non-funeral visit to old graves to get you thinking about Jewish journeys – where we have come from and, perhaps, where we are going.
Who shall live, and who shall die? During this season, it is a topic to which we give much thought.
Around the High Holidays, we may find ourselves remembering loved ones who have died, feeling the emptiness at the holiday table or in the pews during services.
What we do and say at the kitchen table, how we behave, and how we put down or lift up others all become engraved in people’s memory and the libretto of their grief when we die.
My kids would rather starve than eat a blintz or other food with roots in the shtetls of Eastern Europe. They’ll have to find other ways to connect to their Jewish past.
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.
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.
Judah now approached him and said, "By your leave, my lord, please give your servant a hearing, and do not let your anger flare up at your servant--for you are like Pharaoh". - Genesis 48:18
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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.