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Narratives of Jews and Indigenous people differ greatly. But both groups have suffered unspeakable hardships and must hold this past close while finding a path forward.
[Editor's Note: This letter by Rabbi Michael Feshbach and Josh Silver was sent to Dan Snyder, owner of Washington, D.C.’s professional football team, on December 23, 2013.]
Today, I am not posting this blog from my desk at the Religious Action Center in D.C.
“Two nations are in your womb, and two peoples shall be separated from your bowels; and the one people shall be stronger than the other people; and the elder shall serve the younger” -Gene
This past Saturday, Jews around the world listened to the chanting of Parshat Noach.
One of Shell's drilling ships awaits final inspection in Seattle before sailing up to the Alaskan Arctic. Image courtesy of Elaine Thompson/Associated Press.
As we’ve written about before, the House and Senate are
There are approximately 1.9 million American Indians and Alaska Natives in the United States that comprise 566 federally recognized tribes – that’s almost a half-million more people than there are
Learn the blessings and more about this beautiful ritual that ends Shabbat, separating it from the rest of the week.
Hundreds of Reform Jewish congregations offer live streaming Shabbat service and other opportunities for connecting Jewishly.
If you’re looking for an escape from everything going on in the world right now (and have the time and good health to do so), try experimenting with and embracing your Judaism from home.
A guide for talking to your children about religious identity.
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We’ve gotten through it before, and we will now, too. Here’s how.
The Eternal One spoke to Moses, saying: "Speak to the Israelites and say to them: If any men or women explicitly utter a nazirite’s vow, to set themselves apart for the Eternal, they shall abstain from wine and any other intoxicant." - Numbers 6:1-2
Want to explore Reform Judaism but have no in-person opportunities to study? This class is for you!
Antiracism must be as integral to and synonymous with our Jewish communities as reciting the Sh’ma.
There's a deep relationship between Judaism and social action.
Reform Zionism is a continuation of the early Zionist dream to foster a living, breathing national culture that represents the highest ideals of Jewish peoplehood.
What does it mean to stand up for your people unequivocally if they physically harm you because they disagree with you so vehemently?
The artwork on this note card was created by 5768 WRJ Art Calendar artist Césan d’Ornellas Levine.