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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.
At the Pride service my transgender daughter recently organized at our temple, she noted how she has always felt at home there. As her mom, those words warmed my heart.
We must continue to work to realize the Reform Jewish community;s vision of a world where all people experience justice, compassion, and wholeness.
We come from different backgrounds but are driven by a simple shared goal: justice for all LGBTQ people, especially transgender and gender non-conforming folks.
When tragedy struck Camp Coleman, we asked how we could respond. The answer was to cry together, support one another and establish a lasting legacy at camp for our friend.
We have witnessed traumatic cruelty in the U.S. recently. If witnessing it has been traumatic, we can only begin to imagine the pain of those who suffered it directly.
It is a blessing to stand side by side with other rabbis, cantors, priests, imams, and pastors, to demonstrate our commitment to achieving a more just and compassionate immigration system.
As someone who loves a religion that holds the texts of the Hebrew Bible as sacred, I take issue with attempts to use the Bible as a tool to convince us we should comply blindly.
Learn about the Shabbat customs, traditions, and practices observed in synagogues and Jewish communities throughout the world.
Why do we celebrate Jewish Arbor Day in the middle of winter?
Keep this recipe for the iconic Jewish dish handy for your next Shabbat dinner.
A rabbi shares his personal experience of finding his spiritual home.
Learn the blessing for placing a mezuzah on the doorposts of your house.
If you're curious about Judaism, thinking of converting, or know someone who is, here are some excellent resources to learn more about Judaism.
Now when Pharaoh let the people go, God did not lead them by way of the land of the Philistines, although it was nearer; for God said, "The people may have a change of heart when they see war, and return to Egypt." - Exodus 13:17
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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.