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Recently, I traveled from Jordan to Israel. I’d been advised to cross the border at Eilat or fly from Amman to Tel Aviv. I chose a third option: the Allenby Bridge.
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
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.
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.
Judah now approached him and said, "By your leave, my lord, please give your servant a hearing, and do not let your anger flare up at your servant--for you are like Pharaoh". - Genesis 48:18
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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.