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Last week was a bad week for Israel and the Jews, a week in which the worst instincts of our brethren were enabled and acted upon
I knew that this was my time to act. As a Jewish teenager who had just celebrated his bar mitzvah in the holiest place to the Jewish religion, a teenager with a responsibility.
I had heard of the Rohingya people, but admittedly knew little about the depths of their suffering and the atrocities they were enduring.
It sounds like the beginning of a joke, and in truth, there’s a lot of laughter in what comes next: An imam and a rabbi walk into a conference of Reform Jews…
Guests Rabbi Sarah Bassin and Imam Abdullah Antepli joined On being's Krista Tippett to talk about their pioneering work in building bridges of understanding between Muslims and Jews.
Saturday marked a year since this ban was introduced, the first in a series of three discriminatory travel bans targeting the rights of people from Muslim-majority countries to enter the U.S.
This new year, I’m studying Arabic to be able to converse with Palestinians in Israel and the West Bank, augmenting my lifelong caring relationship with Israel.
During Sukkot, we customarily invite famous people from the past to be guests in the sukkah. This year, I would like to invite Jesus as my guest.
Something special is going on in this class: Youth and middle age. Muslim, Christian, and Jew. Arab and Israeli. Secular and religious.
A scholar of Judaism and Islam, Professor Reuven Firestone is a Jewish ambassador at conferences throughout the Middle East and beyond. Read about some of his adventures.
Toast to a sweet new year!
As summer winds down, here's how to get ready for the Jewish New Year.
Making a successful holiday dinner can be an overwhelming, frantic experience. But with some advance planning, it doesn’t have to be!
Learn how to navigate the stress of the High Holidays as a parent. Make your holidays less frantic by following this helpful guide.
Some see the round shape as a reflection of the continuing cycle of years and seasons.
Whether you’re a member or a visitor, familiarity with synagogue etiquette will help you get the most from your experience.
You shall appoint magistrates and officials for your tribes, in all the settlements that the Eternal your God is giving you, and they shall govern the people with due justice. - Deuteronomy 16:18
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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.