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Tu BiShvat (Jewish Arbor Day) is the time of year when Israeli schoolchildren plant trees. Perhaps it’s no coincidence that a teacher instituted the tree-planting custom.
Accompanying student groups to the Kotel repeatedly reminds me that Israel is a place like none other. On my most recent trip, I got another reminder of that fact.
Amos Oz was a world-renowned Israeli writer, whose work expresses the complexity, the tragedy, and the wonder of Israel.
As a recent volunteer in Israel, I tutored students in English, both middle school students in south Tel Aviv and nursing-field students at a youth center in Bat Yam.
Learn about Rabbi Reuven Greenvald, the Union for Reform Judaism’s director of Israel engagement, and what he brings to the table when it comes to this critical work.
A song – and its sentiment of humility and gratitude – wove its way through a recent trip with my classmates to the Negev desert here in Israel.
The relationship between North American and Israeli Jews is complicated. NFTY in Israel leaders, Israelis and Americans, represent the best each community has to offer.
Just as it is inaccurate to paint all progressive Jews with a broad brush, the same is true for Haredim, traditionally observant or ultra-Orthodox Jews.
Recently, I traveled from Jordan to Israel. I’d been advised to cross the border at Eilat or fly from Amman to Tel Aviv. I chose a third option: the Allenby Bridge.
As the “Cabaret” cast assembled for rehearsal, we understood that now, more than ever, our production reflected part of our own milieu in which anti-Semitism is real.
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.
Now when Pharaoh let the people go, God did not lead them by way of the land of the Philistines, although it was nearer; for God said, "The people may have a change of heart when they see war, and return to Egypt." - Exodus 13:17
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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.