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Although we may think time moves in a linear fashion, Jewish holidays insert themselves in unexpected moments and places, seemingly out-of-sync with our expectations.
My father is fond of reminding my family of how lucky we are to be Chinese and Jewish. “Three New Year celebrations means three chances for a fresh start!
Each Monday, ReformJudaism.org shares the gift of the guidance of eminent modern-day scholars and leading Jewish thinkers via Reform Voices of Torah.
The worst sin of all is failing to speak up. When we say nothing, we are saying everything wrong. Worse yet, when we say nothing, we are saying everything wrong is right.
On Rosh HaShanah it is written; on Yom Kippur it is sealed. But there’s an awful lot that happens in the middle.
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.
Rosh HaShanah is more than a meal shared with family and friends or time in synagogue. According to tradition, Rosh HaShanah marks the day God created the world.
As I practiced my Haftarah, the words flowed, but I didn't feel emotion, perhaps because I didn't fully understand the portion. So I took the time to try to understand the meaning of the words.
Tashlich (to cast), a ritual practice of Ashkenazi and Sephardic Jews, customarily takes place on the afternoon of Rosh HaShanah near a natural body of water.
Learn ways to perform the ritual of Tashlich (casting away our missteps on Rosh HaShanah afternoon) in a way that’s environmentally friendly.
Lag BaOmer is May 2- 3. Here's how it's celebrated!
Incorporate social action themes into your celebration.
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 after the death the two sons of Aaron who died when they drew too close to the presence of the Eternal. - Leviticus 16:1
The Eternal One spoke to Moses saying: "Speak to the whole Israelite community and say to them: You shall be holy, for I, the Eternal your God, am holy." - Leviticus 19:1-2
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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!