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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.
The start of baseball season reminds me that as a young boy in Southern California in 1965, I thought only one thing when I heard the word “hero”: Sandy Koufax.
The Jewish mystics also understood that adversity, even tragedy, can hold the key to discovering one’s divine mission or calling.
As a follow-up to last month’s March for Our Lives, Reform Jewish young people have designated April 10th as a National Call-In Day for Gun Violence Prevention.
Although we tend to limit our carnivorous palates to meat, fish, and fowl, a passage in Leviticus opens the door to crickets, locusts and grasshoppers.
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.
More than peace, shalom means well-being, health, wholeness, and prosperity. How can we achieve this precious blessing in our lives – for our loved ones and ourselves?
We are urging Congress to pass comprehensive legislation that would improve public safety, prevent gun violence, and save lives. After you've made your call, let us know how it went!
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.”
As my children will attest, I can be “bossy.” I try to step back and let them live their lives as independent adults, but it’s hard.
Lag BaOmer is May 2- 3. Here's how it's celebrated!
Incorporate social action themes into your celebration.
So exactly how did Steve Cook find himself running successful, Jewishly influenced restaurants?
When Gabe Fuschillo became a bar mitzvah, it was the first bar mitzvah in his family in 100 years.
Daryl Messinger asked her audience to finish the sentence: "Because of the Reform Movement..." See what they had to say!
Whether you’re a member or a visitor, familiarity with synagogue etiquette will help you get the most from your experience.
The Eternal One spoke to Moses after the death the two sons of Aaron who died when they drew too close to the presence of the Eternal. - Leviticus 16:1
The Eternal One spoke to Moses saying: "Speak to the whole Israelite community and say to them: You shall be holy, for I, the Eternal your God, am holy." - Leviticus 19:1-2
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Our sacred texts force us to confront our tradition's long history of gender-based violence.
Temple Emanuel of Greensboro, N.C., has passed a congregational resolution on a contemporary issue.
Natalie Portman is far from the only Israeli-in-America success story. Meet 7 more!
My first Yiddish lesson didn't go well — but an unlikely friendship saved the day.
The artwork on this note card was created by 5768 WRJ Art Calendar artist Césan d’Ornellas Levine.
April showers bring May flowers; prepare with a WRJ umbrella—now on sale!