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As Reform Jews, our task is to challenge America's conscience. Here, yet again, we offer words, prayers, and concrete ways to take action to prevent gun violence.
We are compelled to confess how we are failing our veterans.
When Holocaust survivors tried to tell their stories, most people – even therapists – would not listen to or believe them. The consequences have been multigenerational.
As the blast of the shofar awakens our souls this High Holiday season, so, too, can it awaken us to the pleas of people who suffer with mental illness.
Positive psychology has from its inception been unabashedly influenced by ancient philosophical and religious wisdom, embracing teachings and values found in Judaism.
As a young Jewish woman, one of the reasons I am so impassioned by this cause is because of the Jewish prayer for healing, the Mi Shebeirach.
13 Reasons Why, the new miniseries from Netflix, is filled with painful stories about sadness, bullying, rape, and suicide. Teens need their parents' help unpacking it.
With serendipity, I stumbled upon my youth Hebrew school lessons of pikuach nefesh, the concept of saving a life. It's our obligation to save lives whenever possible, even above observing the mitzvot or commandments.
Halfway through Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month, here are some of the many stories, ideas, and resources that have resulted from this important awareness effort.
Somehow, I was able to switch my functioning self on and off, smiling and rabbinic at work but in howling despair at home. Finally, my OB/Gyn diagnosed me with postpartum depression.
Here are some delicious new fillings for Purim hamantaschen!
Use objects you have at home to make a fun noisemaker.
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.
You shall further instruct the Israelites to bring you clear oil of beaten olives for lighting, for kindling lamps regularly. - Exodus 27:20
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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!