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US passport lying on a map of the world

In a world that is increasingly more global and interconnected, the value and importance of a global progressive Jewish movement is more important than ever.

Andrew Keene
Silhouette of a man staring up at the Milky Way night sky

The Jewish mystics also understood that adversity, even tragedy, can hold the key to discovering one’s divine mission or calling.

Aron Hirt-Manheimer
Three males with their arms around one another from the back facing a female songleader on the bimah with a guitar

I cite my parents’ decision to raise a Jewish family as my gift of a lifetime because of the astronomical impact it has had on my life thus far.

Sean Carlin
Statue of MLK against a blue sky

As we mark 50 years since Dr. King was assassinated, and in thinking about his connection with Moses, I’m drawn to Dr. King’s “I’ve Been To the Mountaintop.”

Evan Traylor
Flatlay of travel items including a map a passport and sunglasses

In 2005-2006, I worked in Afghanistan, and to get to work, I had to travel on one of the most dangerous roads in the world. This is when I started praying for safe travels.

Kenden Alfond
Egyptian pyramids

Instead of fighting over ownership of land, let us practice concern for all people.

Emanuelle Wirtschafter Sippy
People sitting at a seder table

Here are seven resources from ReformJudaism.org and elsewhere in the Jewish world you can use to help you create the best seder ever.

Jane E. Herman
Group of students from Florida wearing MSD Strong shirts

We may never reach a full t’shuvah in our ability to forgive, but we should always strive to make the world better for future generations.​

Rabbi Melissa Stollman
Piece of broken matzah wrapped in a purple checkered cloth

The Passover ritual of the afikomen is wonderfully playful and deeply profound. It was a stroke of pedagogical genius to include a ritual so physical!

Rabbi David Wirtschafter
Person at a seder table reading haggadah; glass of wine in foreground

The Feminist Seder was a highlight of my youth. With the explosion of the #MeToo movement, our modern plagues could pack a renewed punch at feminist seders everywhere.

Abigail Pogrebin

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