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When my mother was alive, she neither checked email nor opened snail mail on Shabbat. Whatever missives – real or virtual – awaited her, she knew, would still be there once Shabbat had ended.

Jane E. Herman

I started a new congregational position this year. The job, which is part-time, is at a wonderful congregation that meets in a 315-year old Presbyterian church.

Rabbi Vicki Seren Tuckman

Rosh Chodesh, like many things in Judaism, has three hands.

Rabbi Jordana Schuster Battis

As we approach the Festival of Shavuot this coming week, tens of thousands of American Reform Jews will be fondly recalling a milestone moment in their own personal religious lives - their confirma

Rabbi Howard A. Berman

On Shavuot, every spring, we return to Sinai.

Rabbi Jordi Schuster Battis

History demonstrates that the events of the Holocaust served as an impetus for the creation of the state of Israel in 1948.  For this reason, Israel’s civil calendar first acknowledges Yom HaShoah,

P.J. Schwartz

Each year on the 27th day of Nisan, a two-minute siren is sounded throughout Israel. The entire State of Israel comes to a complete halt.

By P.J. Schwartz

With all the preparations for the Pesach seder, you would think that once we celebrated our departure from Egypt we could relax and enjoy a good meal while the children search for the afikoman.

Rabbi Richard N. Levy

My parents raised my brothers and me to have a strong identity as Reform Jews. We were clear about our Jewish ancestry.

Dr. Madelyn Mishkin Katz

More than 68 percent of Jewish Americans over the age of 18, according to a survey conducted by the Public Religion Research Institute in 20

Tina Wasserman

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