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I was making my way outside of the Kotel with four other college students when a group of about 50 Haredim started following us through the streets. Quickly, things turned violent
As I watch human tragedies unfold on the U.S.-Mexican border and elsewhere, nothing is helping me more right now than a conversation I had on my radio show On Being with literary historian and author Lyndsey Stonebridge.
No LGBTQ Jew who is embroiled in moments of loss asks if there is a need for explicitly Jewish LGBTQ spaces. We simply seek out their literal or figurative existence in our lives.
My renewed strength will fuel me as I return to Parkland this week to serve my congregants and community, and for that I cannot thank Kutz enough.
There is no question that treif was served at the Highland House banquet, but 135 years later there are still a number of historical questions that need to be addressed.
July 4th in Israel is a day sandwiched between July 3rd and July 5th. Nonetheless, after work we’ll heat the grill and invite other Americans to celebrate with us.
Imagine being forcibly separated from your loved one. This scenario may evoke thoughts of one of the darkest times in Jewish history. Yet, this is happening today, in America.
Although German composer Jakob Felix Mendelssohn’s wedding march is rarely heard at Jewish weddings, it is perfect for them.
Knowing when to let go is a most difficult decisions many of us will face as we age. If we hold on to people or things too long, we risk harm to them and to ourselves.
The life I live today as a queer Jew of color would not have been possible without our queer forebears and the work they did around the 1969 Stonewall rebellion.
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.