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Bank of the Nile River beneath a shining red sunset

Netanyahu's expulsion of African asylum-seekers from Israel may be technically permissible, but that does not make it moral or decent.

Rabbi Josh Weinberg
Screenshot from the movie Call Me By Your Name shows two young men riding bicycles down a dirt path

Call Me By Your Name has earned wide praise for its nuanced and lush portrayal of a young man's coming to terms with his sexuality.

Josefin Dolsten (JTA)
Cupped hands emitting sparkles against a dark blue sky

Do you really think God talks to us? Hearing the Divine is not easy work, and we don’t have a map or a knowledgebase to work from.

Stephen Berer
About two dozen Jewish and Bahai individuals posing for a photo together

We agreed that we wanted to find ways to continue our relationship and engage in dialogue, so we started brainstorming ideas for future get-togethers.

Lori Levine
Sign hanging in a window reading Welcome We Are Open

An experience shortly after the URJ Biennial demonstrated how truly large, inviting, and welcoming is our Reform Jewish tent.

Alden Solovy
Open pocketwatch with clock face visible in front of blurred and colorful confetti

The secular New Year is upon us. What will you make of the year to come?

Rabbi Paul Kipnes
Hand holding a speech bubble that read hashtag metoo inside against a blue background

Tamar and Judah can help us make everyday decisions that are framed by silence-breakers. Judah learns - and if he can, we can too. 

Rabbi Jordana Chernow-Reader
Wooden 2017 numbers on a marble surface with a sparkling gold background

Here are our top 10 Reform Jewish moments of the year, both positive and negative. Do you agree with our choices? What would you add? And happy new year! 

Kate Bigam Kaput

The start of the secular new year is commonly a time for making resolutions for individual betterment in the year to come. Why not incorporate some Judaism into your New Year's resolutions?

Kate Bigam Kaput
Closeup of two peoples hands as they hold their filled champagne glasses as in a celebratory toast

Whether or not you believe in superstitions, it can be fun to put your own spin on them! Close out the year by putting a Jewish twist on traditional New Year’s foods.

Kate Bigam Kaput

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