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Speaking truth to power is not an easy task, especially when God or the President of the United States are the perpetrators of injustice. Sadly, we’re still waiting for a political Abraham to emerge.
Our lives are so hurried and hectic that sometimes we need time just to catch our breath. This is the purpose of Shabbat.
Judaism teaches us to value those who have spent more time on earth. We learn about the concept of honoring your mother and father at a young age, which many interpret as respecting elders.
The need for tikkun olam has never been more urgent. I see it as my duty to instill these ideals in my daughter, and I find myself hungry for a Jewish community in which we can share our dedication to them.
All of a sudden, I got very scared, realizing in a very visceral way that my children will never hear firsthand a story of the Holocaust.
Several times during the year, the Jewish calendar places joyous and challenging holidays near each other. What lessons we take from this juxtaposition?
Last week was a bad week for Israel and the Jews, a week in which the worst instincts of our brethren were enabled and acted upon
My rabbi’s ‘’faith principles” and their many modes of expression ring true for me and my intersectional identity as a Black woman who is Jewish.
Our congregation in McAllen, TX, is the go-to congregation for donations in support of immigrant families; the response from the Reform Jewish community has been amazing.
I have a story to tell you. It’s about a tiny bird. But I’ll come back to that.
Learn about the Shabbat customs, traditions, and practices observed in synagogues and Jewish communities throughout the world.
Inspiration for all your gift-giving needs - with an emphasis on tikkun olam, the repair of the world.
Rabbi James Rudin reviews Simon Levis Sullam's well-researched book that shatters the widely-held belief that Italians protected their Jewish fellow citizens from the horrors of the Holocaust.
Autumn isn’t only the best season because it’s full of Jewish holidays; it’s also the season of delicious pumpkin-flavored foods.
Alden Solovy offers this prayer that is especially relevant during hurricane season.
Whether you’re a member or a visitor, familiarity with synagogue etiquette will help you get the most from your experience.
And Jacob left Beersheba and set out for Haran. - Genesis 28:10
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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.