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Remarkable unity characterized the Jewish people in the days before receiving Torah at Sinai. Today, such unity isn’t always visible in the Jewish world.
There is the Jerusalem on high and the Jerusalem of below. The Jerusalem of Old and of New. The Jerusalem of West and of East. The Jerusalem of Gold and of Iron.
Israel Independence Day celebrates the oneness of the Jewish people in all its colorful diversity. What if we carried that spirit with us every day?
At the Kotel, I was confused as to why I was being completely rejected from the most central place of meaning in my religion. I didn’t know how to react.
A photographer shares captivating portraits of hospital staff - Jews, Arabs, Christians and Muslims - who reflect the same diversity as the 600,000 residents they serve.
Today’s religious reality in Israel is painful. Israelis are deeply divided between religious and secular, and neither group wants anything to do with the other.
Despite a nasty response as the Reform community celebrated the ordination of the 100th Israeli Reform rabbi at the Kotel, we persisted, dancing with our Torah scrolls.
Although Jews have had access to the Western Wall since 1967, only some Jews feel ownership over this important site.
Reform teens meaningfully engaged with Judaism seek arenas in which caring American Jews can delve into matters internal to Israel’s societal well-being.
The Forward's "Rabbis Riundtable" series asked 25 rabbis of all denominations to answer this difficult question. Here's how the Reform rabbis on the list respoded.
Shavuot is May 19-20. Here's how it's celebrated!
Learn about Shavuot and celebrating the Torah.
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.
The Eternal One spoke to Moses: "Take a census of the Gershonites also, by their ancestral house and by their clans." - Numbers 4:21-22
Want to explore Reform Judaism but have no in-person opportunities to study? This class is for you! Register now.
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.
Show your WRJ pride with this zippered canvas bag. Features the phrase "Well-behaved women rarely make history" and the WRJ logo.