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Victims of sexual assults don't owe anyone our stories, but to some extent, our silence indicates that there is no story to tell.

Kate Bigam
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The Forward​ asked 17 rabbis, "What is the biggest threat facing the Jewish people today?” Here's what the three Reform-affiliated rabbis on the list had to say

Kate Bigam
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Our things are important and precious to us. They are physical manifestations of our memories. They are our attachment to people and places. They are infinitely meaningful.

Michelle Shapiro Abraham
Handpainted wall with the word MISHPOCHA in Hebrew which means family

Fires cannot destroy our fond, sacred memories of camp – and Camp Newman’s traditions and practices will continue. 

Larry Glickman
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Want to expand your personal Jewish library? You’ve come to the right place. This year, CCAR Press will release 11 new titles, spanning topics from liberal Zionism to civic engagement.

Rabbi Hara Person
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On Rosh HaShanah it is written; on Yom Kippur it is sealed. But there’s an awful lot that happens in the middle.

Jenifer Newmark
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During the 10 days of repentance and especially on Yom Kippur, we struggle with ourselves, shedding our flaws and the parts of our spirit that detract from our holiness.

Rabbi Sharon G. Forman
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Now more than ever, we need spiritual voices of all faiths teaching us messages of justice and compassion. From a Jewish religious perspective, what does "repairing the fallen walls" mean?

Rabbi Fred Guttman
Images of the four individuals listed in this piece as honored by a recent Jerusalem Post piece on the most influential Jews of 2017

There are a few folks on the list who we’re particularly excited about: four individuals who will speak at the Union for Reform Judaism’s upcoming 2017 Biennial Convention, held December 6-10 in Boston, MA.

Kate Bigam
Collage of images of individuals who died during the past year

As 5777 draws to a close, here are some members of the tribe — representing areas as diverse as pop culture to politics — we've mourned since last Rosh HaShanah.

Gabe Friedman (JTA)

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