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But what do we mean when we say, “It’s complicated”? Tone and intention and context can lead these two little words to have many meanings
In a best-selling new book, Yossi Klein Halevi explores the challenges of self-transformation and the quest for peace. Learn more in his interview with ReformJudaism.org.
On the same day the U.S. embassy opened in Jerusalem, more than 60 Palestinians lost their lives at the Gaza border. How can we bring balance to these disparate events?
On a recent visit to Israel, I witnessed extraordinary acts of human kindness at a hospital near the Syrian border.
After 70 years, the path to peace in Israel is as troubled as ever. Yet, peace may not be as elusive as we might think. Sometimes it comes from the most unlikely places.
In telling the story of the Six-Day War, there are anomalies that have faded into the recesses of memory. They're worth reviving to deepen our understanding of an event that changed Jewish history.
On Yom Yerushalayim, Jerusalem Day, I will pour a few drops of wine onto the ground here in Israel to remember the suffering of the Palestinians.
Israeli singer/songwriter David Broza has elicited comparisons to Bruce Springsteen and Stevie Ray Vaughan - but he's also known worldwide for his commitment to humanitarian causes.
After the recent passing of Israeli President Shimon Peres, z"l, I'm remembering the time I sat down with him in a Manhattan midtown hotel in 1994 at the beginning of the Oslo process to discuss th
Often, peace negotiations between Israelis and Palestinians have gotten stuck on the status of Jerusalem. Debates over the future of this holy city are often informed by deeply held views of history, religion, and politics.
Don't have a sukkah? Here are a few crafts you can do with supplies you already have at home.
Just as Sukkot ends, Reform Jews enjoy the two-in-one-day holiday of Sh’mini Atzeret and Simchat Torah.
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.
Give ear, O heavens, let me speak; Let the earth hear the words I utter! - Deuteronomy 32:1
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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.